B&R Body has been acquired by Caliber Collision CentersWashington, DC (November 5, 2015) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services announced today that B&R Body Shop has been acquired by Caliber Collision Centers. FOCUS represented B&R Body Shop in the transaction.

B&R Body Shop has served the Metro Charlotte, North Carolina area for more than 75 years with six locations in and around Charlotte, as well as a location in Rock Hills, South Carolina.

Caliber Collision Centers is the largest collision repair company in America with 339 I-CAR Gold Class Professional certified collision repair centers in Arizona, California, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia.  Caliber is consistently ranked among the highest customer satisfaction scores in the industry and backs all repair work with a written, lifetime warranty.

“It’s exciting to take the next step for the B&R organization.  We’ve done a lot over the past three years and we are looking forward to having even more opportunities to grow with Caliber,” said Brandon Hawkins, General Manager of B&R.  Brandon will be joining the Caliber Collision team as the Director of Charlotte Operations.

Mark Sanders, Caliber Collision President and Chief Operating Officer, added, “Our acquisition of B&R Body Shop increases Caliber’s total number of locations to 339 as we continue to restore each and every customer to the rhythm of their lives.”

David Roberts, Group Leader of the Automotive Services practice at FOCUS and Managing Director, added, “It was a pleasure working with the team at B&R and helping them find the best home for their business.  As the largest collision repair company in the U.S., Caliber is building a solid footprint in the Charlotte market.  This is a win for both parties.”

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About FOCUS Investment Banking LLC

FOCUS Investment Banking LLC provides a range of middle market investment banking services with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and corporate finance. FOCUS, a national firm serving clients from offices in major cities across the U.S., specializes in business units with transactions or revenues in the $5-300 million range, serving entrepreneurs, corporate owners, and various types of investors across a broad range of industries both domestically and worldwide. The Automotive Services Group at FOCUS specializes in representing collision repairers, paint and parts jobbers, dealers and related vendors. Securities transactions conducted by FOCUS Securities LLC, an affiliated company, registered Broker Dealer member FINRA/SIPC. For more information, visit www.focusbankers.com/automotive.

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