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Focus Advisors Represents Vinart in Sale to VIVE Collision

Focus Advisors said it is seeing increasing interest by successful dealership owners to sell their body shops and enter services agreements.

Report: Private Equity More Committed to Collision Than Ever

Private equity firms continue to invest more and more capital with implications for MSOs and single shops that cannot be ignored.

Focus Advisors Helps MSO Sell to CollisionRight

Focus Advisors announced the successful sale of Action CARSTAR, a three-shop Ohio-based MSO, to CollisionRight.

Focus Advisors Represents CARSTAR Collision Clinic in Sale

Focus Advisors has announced the sale of CARSTAR Collision Clinic in Edmonds and Bellevue, Wash., to Puget Collision.

Focus Advisors Offers 2022 Consolidation Year in Review

The acquisition and development strategies of key consolidators came more sharply into view during 2022.

Mills Body Shops Acquired by CollisionRight

Started in 1955 by the Mills family, Don Decker Sr. and Jack Vickery purchased the company in 1977 and grew it from a single shop to four collision repair locations.

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.

Focus Advisors: Dealer Body Shops Should Step Up or Step Back

M&A firm says dealers should step up, invest and perform at the level of consolidators and MSOs, or step back and realize improved operational and financial benefits by selling their shops.

Focus Advisors Offers Review of 2021 Collision Acquisitions

Based on Focus Advisors’ proprietary data, a total of 62 MSOs were acquired in 2021 with a transfer of 327 locations that formerly belonged to independent MSOs.