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Gerber Collision & Glass Opens New Repair Center in Indiana

Chicago, Illinois - October 9, 2012 - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the opening of a new collision repair center in Portage, Indiana. The new repair center is approximately 5,950 square feet in size and previously operated as Preferred Auto Body. It now operates under the Gerber Collision & Glass trade name. With this addition, the Boyd Group owns and operates nine repair centers in Indiana, which brings the total number of U.S. locations to 154.

"Portage is the largest city in Porter County and the third largest in northwest Indiana," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "The addition of the new Portage repair center expands our footprint to better serve customers and insurance partners in this growing market."

The Boyd Group is continuously looking to add new collision repair locations to its existing network in Canada and the U.S. Interested collision repair center owners are asked to contact Kim Allen at the contact coordinates below for more information.

About The Boyd Group Inc.

The Boyd Group Inc. is the largest operator of collision repair centres in North America. The Company operates locations in the four Western Canadian provinces under the trade name Boyd Autobody & Glass (, as well as in 14 U.S. states under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass ( and Pearl Auto Body. The Company also operates Gerber National Glass Services, an auto glass repair and replacement referral business with approximately 3,000 affiliated service providers throughout the United States. For more information on The Boyd Group Inc. or Boyd Group Income Fund, please visit our website at

For further information, please contact:

Brock Bulbuck
President & CEO
Tel: (204) 895-1244

Kim Allen
Business Development Manager
Tel: (847) 410-6003

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