October 1, 2021 – Focus Advisors, the leading M&A firm specializing in collision repair transactions, is proud to announce the sale of two shops to an undisclosed buyer. Kurt and Kathy Johnson, co-owners of the MSO in Puyallup and 30-year industry veterans, built their highly successful MSO 30 miles south of Seattle.
Co-owner Kathy Johnson observed “We built a business and a family atmosphere in these shops over many years. We know the folks who helped us will find even more opportunities as they join a larger organization.” Her husband, Kurt Johnson, agreed and added, “Its been 30 years of effort, toil and fun to get to this place. We are truly blessed with the opportunities we had along the way.”
“The combination of talent in the Johnson team and their staff made this a premier client.” Commented David Roberts, Managing Director of Focus Advisors who led the transaction. “There was strong interest among multiple buyers and the undisclosed buyer has found a gem.”
Kurt credited their successful exit to the advice and guidance of Focus Advisors. “Kathy and I knew we were going to need professional advice and Focus was our only choice. Dave Roberts and his team gave us the confidence to make the leap. We are so grateful.”
About Focus Advisors:
Focus Advisors is a full-service FINRA-registered M&A advisory firm serving collision industry entrepreneurs looking for advice about growth and sale options, representing them in raising capital or selling their businesses. Managing Director, David Roberts has been the industry’s leading advisor to MSOs and single shops with more than 27 industry transactions in the last 7 years including recent sales of large MSOs such as Pride Auto Body, Fix Auto USA, Fix ACAB, Price’s Collision in Nashville and Herb’s Body and Paint in Dallas. This sale marks the 9th successful transaction led by Focus Advisors during COVID.
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