Acquisition of Gemini Accident Repair Centres Ltd

01 July 2005

Nationwide has today announced the acquisition of Gemini Accident Repair Centres Ltd who operate 11 bodyshops in the West Midlands.

Michael Wilmshurst, Chief Executive of Nationwide said “I am delighted to welcome Tim Hopkins and his staff to the Nationwide Team and I am particularly pleased that Tim has agreed to stay on and be part of the enlarged Group. Gemini is a very good business and is, operationally and culturally, an excellent fit for Nationwide”.

Gemini is the 4th largest independent bodyshop in the UK and the acquisition takes Nationwide to a total of 71 bodyshops across the country.