News: AAA Says Record Number of Americans Will Hit the Road Over July 4 Holiday
Acquisition of Royal Auto Glass increases MSO’s size to 173 repair centers in 17 states.
ABRA Auto Body and Glass has announced the acquisition of Royal Auto Glass in Indianapolis, Ind.
ABRA purchased Royal Auto Glass for undisclosed terms from owner Steve Hoyt, who founded the business and offers more than 20 years of auto glass industry experience. ABRA says the company has a rich history in the area and a well-established reputation with local residents and corporate partners.
ABRA President and CEO Duane Rouse said the deal is a critical element to expanding ABRA’s operations in the Indiana market.
“We are in the process of delivering on our promise to better serve our customers and insurance partners across the country,” said Rouse. “This transaction reinforces our commitment to operational excellence and our determination to acquire top facilities, and gives us a significant competitive edge.”
Royal Auto Glass owner Steve Hoyt will join ABRA and assume a leadership role in the company to maintain and manage auto glass operations in the Indianapolis market.
“This is a great cultural fit and an exceptional opportunity for our employees," said Hoyt. "ABRA has all the ingredients of a successful company integrity, a culture of ethics, a well-respected reputation and teamwork with a strong focus on customer service.”
ABRA now operates 49 independently-owned franchises and 124 company-owned locations for a total of 173 repair centers in 17 states.
ABRA plans to continue expanding in the years ahead and is actively seeking new opportunities to acquire collision and glass repair centers. Interested parties should contact Scott Gerling, vice president of corporate development, at [email protected] or (763) 585-6210.