LKQ Corporation Finalizes Acquisition of Uni-Select

Aug. 4, 2023
LKQ Corporation has completed the acquisition of refinishing and coatings distributor Uni-Select Inc. and its FinishMaster subsidiary.

LKQ Corporation has completed the acquisition of refinishing and coatings distributor Uni-Select Inc. and its FinishMaster subsidiary, according to a press release.

Headquartered in Boucherville, Québec, Canada, Uni-Select operates across North America through its wholly-owned subsidiary, FinishMaster, Inc., and is also a distributor of parts in the United Kingdom and Canada. 

The FinishMaster brand has over 145 automotive refinish stores in the United States and serves 30,000 customers annually.

With plans for the acquisition being put into motion this past February, the deal has now been sealed. LKQ has now acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Uni-Select, and Uni-Select shares will soon be de-listed from the Toronto Stock Exchange.

About the Author

FenderBender Staff Reporters

The FenderBender staff reporters have a combined two-plus decades of journalism and collision repair experience.

Sponsored Recommendations

Best Body Shop and the 360-Degree-Concept

Spanesi ‘360-Degree-Concept’ Enables Kansas Body Shop to Complete High-Quality Repairs

How Fender Bender Operator of the Year, Morrow Collision Center, Achieves Their Spot-On Measurements

Learn how Fender Bender Operator of the Year, Morrison Collision Center, equipped their new collision facility with “sleek and modern” equipment and tools from Spanesi Americas...

ADAS Applications: What They Are & What They Do

Learn how ADAS utilizes sensors such as radar, sonar, lidar and cameras to perceive the world around the vehicle, and either provide critical information to the driver or take...

Banking on Bigger Profits with a Heavy-Duty Truck Paint Booth

The addition of a heavy-duty paint booth for oversized trucks & vehicles can open the door to new or expanded service opportunities.