Leeds West Acquires Big O Tires Stores in Iowa
Leeds West Groups (LWG), a Greenwood Village, Colo. based firm, has announced it has acquired three Big O Tires locations in Altoona, Ankeny and Urbandale, Iowa.
LWG is purchasing the locations from Willis Automotive based in Clive, Iowa. This will be LWG’s first Big O Tires locations in the state of Iowa. LWG is the largest owner of Big O Tires locations across the country.
“Acquisitions are always our number one strategy for growth and we are excited about entering a new market with these Big O Tires locations,” says Derek Wessels, chief operations officer and president, Automotive for LWG.
“We look forward to continued growth across Iowa and this acquisition does just that.”
The acquired Big O Tires locations include:
670 36th Ave. SW in Altoona
2605 SE Delaware Ave. in Ankeny
3880 NW Urbandale Drive in Urbandale
LWG owns and currently operates 13 Midas locations across Iowa and this acquisition will take the firm’s Iowa store count to 16. This will be the third state for the firm to have both the Midas and Big O brands within the same markets, other states include Colorado and Oklahoma.