ABRA Auto Body & Glass Acquires Collision Solutions in Indianapolis, Indiana

MINNEAPOLIS - December 14, 2012 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a Minnesota-based vehicle repair company and industry leader announced today the acquisition of all five Collision Solutions locations in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The deal significantly expands ABRA’s presence in the Indiana market and increases the total number of ABRA repair centers nationwide to 132 in 14 states.

Acquiring Collision Solutions is an important part of accelerating our national growth plans,” said Duane Rouse, President and Chief Executive Officer of ABRA. “Our long-term strategic goals are taking shape and we look forward to being an important part of the Indianapolis community.”

ABRA’s five newly acquired state-of-the-art repair centers are conveniently located in Kensington Commons, Robbins Park, Beech Grove, Shelton Heights, and Westfield. All centers employ highly trained and skilled body shop technicians.

Collision Solutions has a reputation for providing superior collision repair work in the Indianapolis area for more than 30 years. “I was impressed with ABRA’s approach to the acquisition process and their commitment to acquiring top quality facilities,” said Aaron Clark, Co-Founder of Collision Solutions. “They also value the importance of developing employee talent and building a culture of ethics, integrity and teamwork. I know ABRA will be a great fit for our employees as our cultures are very much aligned.”

ABRA is actively seeking new opportunities to acquire repair centers to its industry leading operating system as part of its aggressive national growth plans in major markets. Interested parties should contact Louis Berezovsky, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (lberezovsky@abraauto.com or 763.585.6205).

For franchise opportunities in small and midsize markets contact Mark Wahlin, Vice President of Franchise Development and Operations (mwahlin@abraauto.com or 763.585.6315).

ABRA is committed to conducting business based on responsible business practices including implementation of environmentally sustainable initiatives, health and safety, and a commitment to the communities in which we work.

About ABRA Auto Body & Glass

Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, ABRA is a leading provider of vehicle repair services specializing in collision repair, paintless dent removal, and auto glass repair and replacement. ABRA’s mission is to be the best auto body and glass company in America by providing quality repairs, in a timely manner, with friendly, helpful service. For more information about ABRA visit www.abraauto.com

Contact:

ABRA Auto Body & Glass
Laurie Janu
763-585-6240
Director of National Marketing
ljanu@abraauto.com

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