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Wheelers Autobody Supply acquired by LKQ Corporation

Wheelers Autobody


Apr 2015



We are pleased to announce the acquisition of our client, DJ's Autobody, Inc. dba Wheeler's Autobody Supply (Wheeler's) by LKQ Corporation (LKQ) of Chicago.

Founded in 1985, Wheeler's sells aftermarket sheet metal, which includes: Bumpers, headlamps, fenders, hoods, grilles, brackets, absorbers, tailgates, valances, rebars, header panels, gas tanks, radiators, condensers, cooling fans - products primarily for the outside of cars and trucks.

The Company also sells automotive paint, and associated products such as sand papers, waxes, compounds, cleaners to collision centers, body shops, parts stores, dealerships, and salvage yards.

"Both parties saw the fit and were committed to make the deal happen," said lead dealmaker Jene' Hong - Generational Equity.

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