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Post-Sale Business Opportunities: What’s Next?

With strategic planning and the right partnerships, the next phase of your career can be as fulfilling as building your business was.

Billions and Billions: Private Equity Investments in Collision Repair Surge 

In the last five months, more than $9 billion in capital has been invested into the collision repair industry by private equity firms.

Focus Advisors Facilitates Sale of Painters Collision Centers

Focus Advisors announced it was the sell-side advisory firm that represented Painters Collision Centers in its sale to Classic Collision in January 2024.

Auto Body Consolidation Review 2023: Growth Never Rests

The collision repair industry has shown impressive resilience amidst a downturn in global M&A activity.

Classic Collision Now Second Largest Collision Provider in Denver

Focus Advisors is reporting that Classic Collision has vaulted from being the fifth-largest provider to the second-largest by locations in the Denver market.

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.