Uni-Select Acquires Virginia Distributor
March 5, 2014—Uni-Select USA Inc., a North American distributor of automotive replacement parts, tools, equipment and paint products, has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Virginia-based J.K. Distributors Inc., the company announced Tuesday.
J.K. Distributors is a wholesale distributor of automotive replacement parts, maintenance items and accessories. The acquisition is expected to close March 17.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“This strategic acquisition will bring significant value to our activities. We will combine the acquired assets and expertise of J.K. Distributors to the activities of our newly inaugurated distribution center in the Washington, D.C., area to offer our new customers access to highly efficient services and access to a wide array of products,” said Brent Windom, president and chief operating officer of Uni-Select USA. “This acquisition will further leverage recent investments made to our network and systems, and will provide attractive synergy opportunities.”