Boucherville, April 3, 2014 – Uni-Select Inc., a major distributor of replacement parts and paint products for motor vehicles in North America, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Uni-Select USA, Inc. has completed yesterday its acquisition of substantially all the assets of J.K. Distributors, Inc. This transaction, initially announced on March 4, 2014, will enhance Uni-Select’s network with 9 corporate stores in Virginia.
Founded in 1968, Uni-Select is a major distributor of replacement parts, equipment, tools, accessories, paint and related products for motor vehicles in North America. A leader in the Canadian industry, Uni-Select is the 5th largest distributor in the United States and the leading independent distributor of automotive paint and related products in the country. With its 5,500 employees, Uni-Select efficiently services a wide network of independent installers and wholesalers, including over 6,600 that operate under one of its banner programs in North America. Uni-Select is headquartered in Boucherville and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol UNS.
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Manager, Investor Relations and Communications