Advance To Celebrate GPI Acquisition Ringing The NYSE Closing Bell On Jan. 9

Advance To Celebrate GPI Acquisition Ringing The NYSE Closing Bell On Jan. 9

Members of Advance Auto Parts’ leadership team and senior leaders from GPI will join CEO Darren Jackson on the podium for the bell-ringing.

NEW YORK – Advance Auto Parts, led by CEO Darren Jackson, will visit the New York Stock Exchange and ring The Closing Bell to celebrate the completion of the acquisition of General Parts International Inc. (GPI). Members of Advance Auto Parts’ leadership team and senior leaders from GPI will join Jackson on the podium for the bell-ringing.

Prior to the acquisition, GPI was a leading privately held distributor and supplier of original equipment and aftermarket replacement products for commercial markets operating under the CARQUEST and WORLDPAC brands. Following the deal, Advance Auto Parts is now the largest automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, with annual sales of more than $9.3 billion, approximately 5,300 company-operated stores, more than 100 WORLDPAC locations, approximately 1,400 independently owned stores, and more than 70,000 team members across the U.S. and Canada.

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