Press listingMay 13 2024

Crash Champions Adds Two Atlanta Locations, Acquires Bavarian Body Works

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Crash Champions, one of the nation’s fastest-growing founder-led operators of high-quality automotive collision repair centers, today announced the expansion of its Atlanta operating footprint with the successful acquisition of Bavarian Body Works. 

The acquisition, which officially finalized on Friday, May 10, adds two high-quality collision repair centers located at 476 Cobb Pkwy SE in Marietta, Georgia, and 1491 Howell Mill Road in Atlanta. Bavarian Body Works transitioned operations to Crash Champions effective immediately as part of the acquisition.

“We’re certainly proud to continue expanding the Crash Champions brand across Atlanta,” said Crash Champions Founder and CEO Matt Ebert. “This is a strong acquisition for our team, as Bavarian Body Works has earned a trusted reputation across Atlanta for more than three decades. We look forward to welcoming their team to Crash Champions and adding this proven pair of high-quality repair centers to our growing organization.”

Crash Champions now operates 17 locations across the greater Atlanta market, complementing its overall national network of more than 640 repair centers in 37 states and Washington D.C. Crash Champions backs all work with a written lifetime warranty and is a trusted name among many of the top automotive insurance providers. 

"Bavarian Body Works has built a longstanding, trusted reputation for premier quality and customer service across Metro Atlanta," said Hans Ryden, Owner and President of Bavarian Body Works. "As we engaged with Matt Ebert, it became clear that Crash Champions was a like-minded organization, and that this move would provide tremendous value to our customers, community, and team members. We are proud to join their team.”

Automotive collision repair professionals interested in a rewarding career with one of the fastest-growing companies in the industry are encouraged to visit today to view current opportunities across Crash Champions. 

For more information and to locate a repair center, visit and watch Crash Champions’ story here. Independent collision repair centers and owners interested in joining the Crash Champions team are encouraged to visit to learn more about the process. 

For more information about Crash Champions, visit and watch the company’s story here.

Collision repair companies interested in selling their business are encouraged to visit to learn more.

About Crash Champions

Crash Champions is a leading independent collision repair company operating ~570 state-of-the-art centers across 35 states and Washington, D.C. Founded in 1999 as a single shop outside Chicago by industry veteran and entrepreneur Matt Ebert, today Crash Champions is one of the fastest-growing and largest founder-led and operated collision repair MSOs in America. For more information, visit

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