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Great Western Leasing and Sales, LLC Acquires Quality Trailer Sales to Expand Dealership Network

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 5, 2017 -- Great Western Leasing and Sales, LLC ("GWLS") announced today the acquisition of Quality Trailer Sales. Quality Trailer Sales, based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a full-service trailer dealership providing new and used equipment sales and rentals as well as a repair, maintenance and parts solutions. Quality Trailer Sales distributes trailers for a broad range of manufacturers including Heil Trailer and Doonan Specialized Trailer LLC.

"We are excited to have completed the acquisition as it expands our reach into the Southwest, an area we had targeted for growth," stated Sean Norton, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Great Western Leasing. "The acquisition also adds Heil and Doonan to the group of high quality manufacturers we represent and now allows us to offer tank trailer sales, rental and repair solutions to our customers."

"We believe Great Western Leasing is a perfect fit for our employees and customers," stated Larry Gilbert, Quality Trailer Sales President and Owner. "Quality Trailer has been serving the Albuquerque market since 1990 and I am glad we will be able to continue to do so as a member of the GWL group."

"The GWL management team continues to execute on the company's strategic growth initiative," stated Seth Wilson, a Managing Partner of Headhaul Capital and the Vice Chairman of Great Western Leasing. "As our network of locations continues to expand we will be better equipped to provide creative trailer solutions in a broader geographic footprint."

In July, Great Western Leasing acquired Pacific Truck & Trailer to expand its network into the Pacific Northwest. The company now offers a full suite of trailer rental and repair and maintenance solutions at each of its five locations.

About Great Western Leasing and Sales, LLC

Great Western Leasing and Sales, LLC, based in Irvine, CA, is a leading full-service, integrated solutions provider to the flatbed and specialized trailer industry. The Company operates a network of strategically located facilities in the Western United States which offer customers a broad range of sales, financing, leasing and rental options for new and used trailers, as well as after-market trailer repair and maintenance. The Company distributes trailers for a broad range of manufacturers including Fontaine Trailer Company, Transcraft Corporation, Wilson Trailer Company, East Manufacturing Corporation, Manac Trailers USA, Heil Trailer, XL Specialized Trailers, Doonan Specialized Trailers and Side Dump Industries.

Visit www.greatwesternleasing.com.

SOURCE Great Western Leasing and Sales, LLC

CONTACT: Sean Norton, Chief Executive Officer, (949) 416-5768, Sean.Norton@GWLeasing.com