Chicago, IL – May 22, 2020
iA Financial Corporation Inc. (TSX: IAG), the holding company of iA Financial Group, announces that it has concluded the acquisition of the American company IAS Parent Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively “IAS”) for a purchase price of US$720 million. The agreement to acquire IAS was announced December 4, 2019.
Based in Austin, Texas, IAS is one of the largest independent providers of solutions in the U.S. vehicle warranty market with over 35 years of history. IAS provides a comprehensive portfolio of vehicle warranties and related software and services sold through one of the industry’s broadest and most diverse distribution networks consisting of over 4,300 dealers in all fifty states.
“We are pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of IAS and to welcome its high-quality management team within iA Financial Group,” said Denis Ricard, President and Chief Executive Officer of iA Financial Group. “By combining the complementary strengths of IAS and of our existing warranty business in the U.S., we will be well positioned for the growth opportunities that may arise in this highly fragmented market.”
“I am proud of our entire team and their hard work and growth over the last few years,” added Patrick Brown, President and Chief Executive Officer of IAS. “With the strength and resources of iA, we look forward to continuing to grow and providing the best products and services in the industry to our long-standing partners and customers. We’re excited for the opportunities that lie ahead as a part of the iA family and can’t wait to get to work.”
TOP RX is a VAWD-accredited national distributor of generic pharmaceuticals, top selling brands, OTC products, and vitamins and has been serving pharmacies for the past 27 years. TOP RX is an authorized distributor of record for over 90 leading pharmaceutical manufacturers and serves over 5,000 pharmacies and national accounts annually from four sales offices and a distribution center located in Memphis, Tennessee. The company provides same day shipping Monday through Saturday and its inventory is prescription drug pedigree compliant through the use of the industry-leading software provider Axway. For more information about TOP RX, please visit www.toprx.com.