It’s August 2020 and we are more than halfway through a most extraordinary year. The Great Pause continues. What follows is our midyear update. As always please feel free to reach out to us anytime for information, advice, or just to share what you and we are seeing in our industry right now. Operations Average … Read moreFocus Advisors 2020 Midyear Report
Published in Autobody News April 27, 2020 Written by Stacey Phillips David Roberts, managing director of FOCUS Advisors, Inc. With Driven Brands‘ purchase of Fix Auto USA and Auto Center Auto Body on April 21, the collision repair industry is experiencing another shift in landscape during a time of accelerating consolidations. FOCUS Advisors, a full-service mergers and acquisitions (M&A) firm specializing … Read moreDavid Roberts Shares Impact of Driven Brands Purchase of Fix Auto USA & ACAB
We were proud to have represented Fix Auto USA and its largest MSO franchisee ACAB in their sale to Driven Brands. In particular it was gratifying to have worked with industry luminaries Erick and Shelly Bickett and Paul Gange in helping them find the right partner to build on and be rewarded for nearly 30 … Read moreFocus Advisors represents Fix Auto USA and ACAB in their sale to Driven Brands
Crash Champions of Chicago and its Private Equity partner A&M Capital have merged with Pacific Elite of California. The merger creates the 5th largest non-Consolidator MSO in the US with 37 locations.
Classic Collision becomes the 3rd large regional MSO to raise expansion capital, entering the arms race to become the next Caliber. Classic Collision, a 34 location MSO based in Atlanta, has raised an undisclosed amount from New Mountain Capital LLC, a new private equity entrant into collision repair. Classic, which recently acquired Carolina Auto Body … Read moreNew Mountain invests in Classic Collision