ABRA’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Duane Rouse says the outstanding leadership and operational strength that Keenan Auto Body developed over the years is key for ABRA as it enters uncharted territory in the Northeast. “We are carefully considering our approach as we enter new markets, especially ones as sizable as Philadelphia. The purchase of a brand with such well-established history and strength as Keenan, creates exciting opportunities for us as we seek to establish and further develop ABRA’s presence in the region.”
ABRA plans to build on the extensive relationships Keenan has established in the market. President and Chief Operating Officer of Keenan’s, Mike LeVasseur says, “This is a tremendous opportunity and I am excited to continue to grow the deep relationships we’ve developed in the community. Our business partners and customers have been instrumental in our success and we look forward to continuing to serve them with ABRA.”
FOCUS Investment Banking, LLC acted as advisor to Keenan in connection with the transaction.
As it plans to continue expanding in the months and years ahead, ABRA is actively seeking new opportunities to acquire repair centers and integrate them into its industry-leading operating system. Interested parties in major markets should contact Scott Gerling, Vice President of Corporate Development (firstname.lastname@example.org or 763.585.6210).
For franchise opportunities in small and midsize markets contact Mark Wahlin, Vice President of Franchise Development/Relations (email@example.com or 763.585.6210).