ABRA Auto Body & Glass and its principal owner Hellman & Friedman LLC are acquiring 23 Kadel’s Auto Body locations in Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Kadel’s Auto Body, an investment managed by KCB Private Equity of Pasadena, Calif., is a leading regional auto body provider in the Pacific Northwest.
“This is a great cultural fit and a tremendous opportunity for our employees,” says Don Braden, president and CEO of Kadel’s Auto Body. “We’re pleased to align ourselves with such an established, well-respected national collision repair company like ABRA that shares the same culture of ethics, integrity and teamwork.”
“Kadel’s Auto Body has been servicing insurance partners and community members for over 60 years,” says Duane Rouse, ABRA’s president and CEO. “Their commitment to superior customer service and a quality repair echoes ABRA’s way of doing business. As we enter these new markets we look forward to continuing Kadel’s legacy within the community while introducing ABRA’s innovative service model.”