Valvoline Completes The Acquisition Of Great Canadian Oil Change

With 73 franchised stores in five provinces, Great Canadian Oil Change becomes Valvoline’s largest quick-lube brand in Canada.

Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, today said that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the business assets of Great Canadian Oil Change Franchising Ltd., the third-largest quick-lube system in Canada.

“Growing and strengthening our quick-lube network through organic store expansion and high-quality acquisitions in both core and new markets is a key growth strategy for the company”

The acquisition expands Valvoline’s existing quick-lube network to more than 1,200 company-owned and franchised locations in North America.

“Growing and strengthening our quick-lube network through organic store expansion and high-quality acquisitions in both core and new markets is a key growth strategy for the company,” said Sam Mitchell, chief executive officer. “Great Canadian Oil Change, with its established brand and loyal customer base, is Valvoline’s first international quick-lube acquisition and provides us with an excellent opportunity to expand our quick-lube footprint outside the U.S.”

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