August 9, 2018
Gerber Collision & Glass Acquires its First Collision Repair Center in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Chicago, Illinois – August 9, 2018 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) today announced the August 3, 2018 acquisition of a collision repair center in Kenosha, Wisconsin. This center was previously operated as Jay-Bee Collision Repair Center. Kenosha is located in southwestern Wisconsin, about 65 miles north of Chicago and 40 miles south of Milwaukee. This new center is situated four miles from Interstate 94, the well-traveled highway that connects Wisconsin to Northern Illinois.
“We are pleased to establish a presence in Wisconsin with the acquisition of a center that has been serving its community for 73 years” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group. “While our first in the state, this center will benefit from synergies with our Illinois centers located less than 35 miles south. We look forward to introducing Wisconsin’s customers and insurance providers to Gerber Collision & Glass’ trusted brand and quality service.”
The Boyd Group is continuously looking to add new collision repair locations to its existing network in Canada and the U.S. Interested collision repair center owners are asked to contact Stephen Boyd at the contact coordinates below for more information.
About The Boyd Group Inc.
The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Company”), directly and through subsidiaries, is one of the largest operators of non-franchised collision repair centers in North America in terms of number of locations and sales. The Company operates locations in five Canadian provinces under the trade names Boyd Autobody & Glass (http://www.boydautobody.com) and Assured Automotive (http://www.assuredauto.ca), as well as in 23 U.S. states under the trade name Gerber Collision & Glass (http://www.gerbercollision.com). The Company uses newly acquired brand names during a transition period until acquired locations have been rebranded.The Company is also a major retail auto glass operator in the U.S. with locations across 34 U.S. states under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass, Glass America, Auto Glass Service, Auto Glass Authority and Autoglassonly.com. The Company also operates a third party administrator, Gerber National Claims Services (“GNCS”), that offers glass, emergency roadside and first notice of loss services. GNCS has approximately 5,500 affiliated glass provider locations and 4,600 affiliated emergency roadside services providers throughout the U.S. For more information on The Boyd Group Inc. or Boyd Group Income Fund, please visit our website at (http://www.boydgroup.com).
For further information, please contact:
Vice President, Corporate Development
Tel: (204) 594-1776