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1 Belron Allocates New Term Loans
Global auto glass company Belron, parent company of Safelite AutoGlass in the U.S., has launched a syndication in the institutional loan market for new term loans on a best effort basis. According to the company, the new loans of $2.6 billion have been successfully allocated and the transaction was expected to close on April 13, 2021.
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2 Safelite Group Acquires Troy Auto Glass
Safelite® Group, owner of Safelite® AutoGlass, announced an agreement to acquire the assets of Troy Auto Glass in Troy, Mich. Troy Auto Glass, with one location, offers a variety of services such as auto glass replacement, windshield calibration, fleet service, Aquapel glass treatment and other accessories.
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3 GEICO Files Another Arizona Lawsuit
GEICO has filed a $300,000 federal lawsuit in Arizona against A&G Auto Glass for alleged fraudulent or non-reimbursable claims for windshield replacement services. GEICO claims that A&G Auto Glass did not actually provide the claimed replacement services and did not have the standing to file the insurance claims. The company is seeking reimbursement plus treble damages.
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4 Settlement Reached in Subaru Class Action Windshield Lawsuit
A settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit against car manufacturer Subaru that alleged that the windshields of certain vehicles were prone to cracking.
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5 Trial by Jury Set for Allstate v. Auto Glass America Case
A November 1, 2021 trial date has been set by the U.S. District Court in Orlando, Fla., in the long running Allstate v. Auto Glass America litigation.
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