Auto Body Consolidation Update: What Will 2023 Bring?
The bull market of consolidation is expected to continue in 2023 even amidst high inflation, rising interest rates and other challenges.
Consolidation Update: The Big Merger
The Service King-Crash Champions merger is a great indicator that financial interest in the collision industry remains strong.
Consolidation – the way forward?
Now, more than ever before, body shops are reinforcing their services with additional offerings to remain profitable. Steve Leal provides his insights into the trend.
Focus Advisors: Consolidators Catch Their Breath in First Half of 2022
A slowdown in acquisition in the first six months was attributed to general industry conditions experienced by every operator that put more of a focus on current production rather than future growth.
M&A and Collision: An Opportunity of a Lifetime
An atmosphere of competition, plenty of buyers and the ability to align with a like-minded partner and getting an equitable price has made it an opportune time to sell.
Reader’s Choice 2022: Auto Body Consolidation
How do you see the consolidation landscape moving forward, factoring in the aging baby boomer generation, shop owners getting near retirement, the impact of COVID and the rise of corporate-sponsored body shops?
How Does Franchising Help Independent Shop Owners?
Market conditions have changed the dynamics of our business, drastically affecting every aspect of the collision repair industry. One of the largest impacts is to independent store owners. For them, going it alone isn’t producing the value it once had. Independent shop owners are choosing franchising as a solution and here is why. Operational Support
Auveco Acquires W&E Sales Company
Auveco, the largest supplier of specialty fasteners and body hardware used in the automotive aftermarket, announced that it has acquired W&E Sales Company of Newark, N.J.
Independent Body Shops: Surviving in a Consolidating World
How can you, an independent, survive and even grow during a time where it seems like the mega MSOs are increasing their market share?
CARSTAR Celebrates 30 Years in Business
CARSTAR has announced that it’s celebrating its 30th year of business, and has plans to honor this occasion with new initiatives throughout the year that give back to the communities it serves through everything from customer appreciation to charitable donations.
The Romans Group Releases 13th Annual White Paper on U.S. and Canadian Collision Repair Marketplace
The Romans Group LLC has announced that its 13th annual white paper, “A 2017 Profile of the Evolving U.S. and Canada Collision Repair Marketplace,” is now available.
Caliber Collision and Abra Auto Body Repair Announce Merger
Caliber Collision and Abra Auto Body Repair of America today announced a definitive merger agreement. Post-integration, the combined company will operate under the Caliber brand. The transaction is expected to close in early 2019. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.