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 October 28, 2005
Globe Amerada Glass Network becomes Gerber National Glass Services

 The Globe Amerada Glass Network, America's oldest auto glass network founded in 1971, announced today that it has changed its name to Gerber National Glass Services. As previously announced, the assets of the Globe Amerada Glass Network were acquired by Gerber Collision & Glass in January, 2005.

"The change of our name to Gerber National Glass Services not only reflects the new ownership's name, it more importantly reflects the shared values and goals we have with Gerber", stated Mark Flasch, long time General Manager of the Globe Amerada Glass Network. "Each company has a strong track record and ongoing commitment to providing quality, timely, cost effective services in a customer friendly environment to our automotive insurance and fleet management clients and to their customers."

"We are proud to have the Globe Amerada Glass Network carry the Gerber banner. The name reflects the completion of integration of the Network into Gerber as well as the beginning of a focused growth plan," said Eddie Cheskis, CEO of Gerber Collision & Glass. "We are very excited about Gerber National Glass Service's abilities to bring significant value to its clients and, from bringing that value, to gain market share," he added.

About Gerber Collision & Glass

Gerber Collision & Glass, which has been dedicated to a philosophy of providing quality repairs and service to insurance companies and their customers since 1937, was acquired by Boyd Group in February 2004, Boyd Group initiated the roll-out of Gerber Collision & Glass as its brand for all of its collision repair centers in the U.S. As Boyd Group continues to expand its network of Gerber Collision & Glass repair facilities in select regions throughout the U.S., it intends to grow its auto glass repair business proportionately.

About Boyd Group Income Fund

Boyd Group Income Fund is an unincorporated, open-ended mutual fund trust created for the purposes of acquiring and holding certain investments, including a majority interest in The Boyd Group Inc. and its subsidiaries. Boyd Group Income Fund's policy is to pay monthly distributions to unit holders of record on or around the last business day of the month.

About The Boyd Group Inc.

The Boyd Group Inc. is the largest operator of collision repair centers in Canada and among the largest in North America. The company operates locations in the four western Canadian provinces principally under the trade name Boyd Autobody & Glass and in six U.S. states principally under the trade name Gerber Collision & Glass. The Boyd Goup Inc. is primarily focused on its plan to be a leader in the consolidation of the hightly fragmented North American collision repair industry, recently estimated to generate approximately $40 billion in revenue annually. For more information on The Boyd Group Inc. or Boyd Group Income Fund, please visit our Web site at

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