Uni-Select acquires Colwood-Langford Auto Supply, McFarlane Automotive

Dec. 18, 2015
Uni-Select Inc. has completed the acquisition, through one of its Canadian subsidiaries, of the remaining 50 percent equity interest of Colwood-Langford Auto Supply Ltd and the assets of B.H. McFarlane Automotive Inc.

Uni-Select Inc. has completed the acquisition, through one of its Canadian subsidiaries, of the remaining 50 percent equity interest of Colwood-Langford Auto Supply Ltd and the assets of B.H. McFarlane Automotive Inc.

Colwood, a member of Uni-Select since 1994, has been a well-reputed wholesaler of automotive parts and paint products since 1970. Their team has served the market for over 45 years from eight locations on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, British Columbia. The 85 professionals who contributed to building its reputation and position in the market now join the Uni-Select family.

B.H. McFarlane, a member of Uni-Select, has been a wholesaler of automotive parts and paint products since 1982. Their team of professionals has served the market for over 30 years from one location in New Hamburg, Ontario. Uni-Select said it is glad to welcome 15 new teammates to its team.

“The additional nine stores integrate nicely with our current and growing network of corporate stores in British Columbia and Ontario,” stated Gary O’Connor, President and Chief Operating Officer, Automotive Canada.

“We continue to be highly focused on accelerating growth in Canada though our growing network of independent automotive jobbers and corporate stores,” added Henry Buckley, President and Chief Executive Officer, Uni-Select Inc.

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