D'Angelos was represented by FOCUS Automotive Group in its sixth multi-location paint distributor transaction in the last 18 months. David Roberts, Managing Director at FOCUS commented, "Bob and Art D'Angelo built one of the largest paint distributors in the US over the last 45 years by successfully adapting to changes in the distribution industry, continuously investing in people, systems and their customers."
President and Co-Owner Bob D'Angelo stated, "We've always been at the leading edge of paint distribution. As we looked down the road at our continued growth plans, we recognized that the strength and resources of Finishmaster would enable us to both compete effectively and continue to provide customers with our high standard of service in this challenging environment."
"The decision to sell wasn't just about meeting the owners' needs and goals but also taking care of employees and continuing the core values of the company." observed Managing Director Rick Thomas, who led the transaction for FOCUS.
About D'Angelos's Paint
Arthur “Art” D'Angelo Sr. purchased Acme Paint Company in 1956, adopting the name "D'Angelos and Sons" in 1965. Since that time, the Company has grown to eleven locations in California including a wholesale warehouse as well as three locations in Nevada and Arizona. Primarily operating in the automotive refinish segment, the firm also has a significant presence in the industrial coatings sector.