Wednesday, 01 February 2017 00:06

FinishMaster Acquires D'Angelos Automotive Paint

FOCUS Investment Banking, an advisory and intermediary firm in the automotive services sector, has announced that D'Angelos Automotive and Industrial Coatings and its 14 locations have been acquired by FinishMaster, Inc, a subsidiary of Uni-Select, Inc.

FinishMaster is the largest national independent distributor of automotive paints, coatings and related accessories in the United States.

 

D'Angelos was represented by FOCUS Automotive Group in its sixth multi-location paint distributor transaction in the last 18 months. David Roberts, Managing Director at FOCUS commented, "Bob and Art D'Angelo built one of the largest paint distributors in the US over the last 45 years by successfully adapting to changes in the distribution industry, continuously investing in people, systems and their customers."

 

President and Co-Owner Bob D'Angelo stated, "We've always been at the leading edge of paint distribution. As we looked down the road at our continued growth plans, we recognized that the strength and resources of Finishmaster would enable us to both compete effectively and continue to provide customers with our high standard of service in this challenging environment."

 

"The decision to sell wasn't just about meeting the owners' needs and goals but also taking care of employees and continuing the core values of the company." observed Managing Director Rick Thomas, who led the transaction for FOCUS.

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