July 6, 2022
New York, NY – Repairify, Inc. (“Repairify”), a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, LLC (“Kinderhook”), announced today the acquisition of Automotive Training Group (“ATG” or the “Company”). ATG is a technical training company known for its unmatched curriculum and experienced instructors. With live and virtual classes offered in all 50 states and internationally, ATG is dedicated to automotive professionals by offering highly technical training backed by quality instructional materials and experienced educators. The Company represents the fifteenth add-on acquisition for Repairify and Kinderhook’s 171st automotive-related transaction. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Founded in 2004, ATG has found success in the market by presenting its technical courses in an understandable and interesting manner that challenges even the most experienced technicians. Curriculum is developed with a diagnostic approach, combining OEM support information with real-world technician experience using actual case studies where possible.
“ATG is known across the automotive technical training world for the superior quality of its curriculum and trainers, and we believe they are representative of the excellence we strive for every day,” said Cris Hollingsworth, President of Repairify. “As we continue our growth trajectory, building out training and development muscle to benefit customers and our large network of technicians will be a key success factor.”
“Repairify is excited to offer a best-in-class training solution to its customers and its network of 16,000 technicians. Repairify is eager to welcome ATG and Tim Flannery to the Repairify family,” said Paul Cifelli, Managing Director of Kinderhook.
“ATG is thrilled to be joining the Repairify family of brands, and we look forward to becoming a global center of excellence,” said Tim Flannery, CEO of ATG. “We are confident our automotive training expertise will significantly advance Repairify’s goal of becoming a one-stop resource in the aftermarket.”
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. served as legal counsel to Repairify.
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