January 17, 2017

Gerber Collision & Glass Opens Repair Locations in Arizona

Chicago, Illinois – January 17, 2017 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group” or “Boyd”) today announced the January 13, 2017 opening of three collision repair centers and an active intake center in the Phoenix Arizona area. The locations previously operated as Brighton Collision Center and began serving the community in 2005.

“We are very pleased to be adding these centers which enhance our strong presence in the Phoenix area, one of the fastest growing regions in the country,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group. “This increased footprint will help us better serve both prospective and existing customers, along with our insurance partners.”

“It’s also important to note that with this acquisition The Boyd Group now has over 400 locations in North America,” added Mr. O’Day. “This significant growth – more than double our store count at the beginning of 2012 – is a testament to the skill and hard work of our team to identify, acquire and operate high quality 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 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 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:

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