Atomic Auto Body and Detail, Inc. has been acquired by Gerber Collision and GlassWashington, DC, (April 9, 2019) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, with a specialty in the automotive services sector, announced today that Atomic Auto Body has been sold to Gerber Collision and Glass. FOCUS represented Atomic Auto Body in this transaction.

Operating two centers in Richland and Pasco, Washington, Atomic has been the Tri Cities’ premier collision repair provider for more than 40 years. The transaction was led by FOCUS Managing Directors Rick Thomas and David Roberts.

Owner Mike Young credited Managing Director Rick Thomas for “being our partner and advisor over many years” in representing Atomic. “We had a lot of starts, stops and start-agains to finally get this deal done. Rick and Dave were with us all the way.”

Managing Director Rick Thomas stated, “Mike and his folks have found the right home. We are truly excited for their future with Gerber.”

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