September 14, 2017
Gerber Collision & Glass Opens Repair Location in Lafayette Louisiana
Chicago, Illinois – September 14, 2017 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group” or “Boyd”) today announced the acquisition on September 8, 2017 of a collision repair center in Lafayette, Louisiana, previously operated as Prestige Auto Body & Customs of Lafayette. Lafayette is located in southwestern Louisiana, and the location is close to the high traffic intersection of interstate highways 90 and 10.
“With the opening of this strategic location in Lafayette, an hour west of our Baton Rouge location, we are now better positioned to serve our customers and insurance partners in southwestern Louisiana,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group’s U.S. operations. “We are pleased to broaden our reach into the state and we look forward to increasing our footprint with further accretive locations.”
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 Kim Allen 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 centres 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 20 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 31 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
Director of Business Development
Tel: (847) 410-6003