August 17, 2016

Gerber Collision & Glass Opens Repair Location in Louisiana

Chicago, Illinois – August 17, 2016 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group” or “Boyd”) today announced the August 13, 2016 opening of a new collision repair center in Slidell, Louisiana. Slidell is about 34 miles northeast of New Orleans with the center well-located near the intersections of Interstate Highways 10 and 12.

“We are very pleased to add this new location, which strengthens our presence in the New Orleans area,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group’s U.S. operations. “We look forward to introducing our high quality brand to new customers in Slidell while continuing to better assist our insurance partners.”

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 centers in North America in terms of number of locations and sales. The Company operates locations in five Canadian provinces under the trade name Boyd Autobody & Glass (http://www.boydautobody.com), 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 first notice of loss, glass and related 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:

Stephen Boyd
Vice President, Corporate Development
Tel: (204) 594-1776
stephen.boyd@boydgroup.com

Kim Allen
Director of Business Development
Tel: (847) 410-6003
kim.allen@gerbercollision.com

Corporate Headquarters
The Boyd Group Inc.

3570 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3K 0Z8
Email: info@boydgroup.com
Tel: 204-895-1244
Fax: 204-895-1283