April 1, 2019
Gerber Collision & Glass Acquires 7 Repair Centers in Oregon and Washington
Chicago, Illinois – April 1, 2019 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) today announced the March 29, 2019 acquisition of seven repair centers in Oregon and Washington. The shops are located in Beaverton and Portland, Oregon, and five in Washington ‒ two in Seattle, and one each in Burien, Kent and Olympia. These repair centers were all previously operated by Noel Pennington, who started the business in 2005 with a single Seattle location.
Gerber Collision & Glass continues to build on its brand in this region. Portland is the largest city in Oregon with approximately 2.4 million people within the metropolitan area. Seattle remains one of the fastest growing areas in the United States with a population of nearly 3.9 million residents.
“These acquisitions enhance Gerber’s established presence in the Pacific Northwest. We look forward to providing the high-quality service that customers and insurance clients there have come to expect,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group.
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 27 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 Claim 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