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Moss Joins Forces with Rimmer Bros

April 16, 2024

Calling all car enthusiasts, classic & modern!

We're thrilled to announce the exciting news that Moss Motors, Moss Europe, and Rimmer Bros are joining forces, in partnership. This powerful alliance signifies our unwavering commitment to supporting your passion for keeping legendary vehicles on the road.

Seamless Service, Enhanced Experience

Rest assured, you'll continue to enjoy the exceptional service and expertise you've come to expect from each brand – Moss Motors, Moss Europe, and Rimmer Bros. We're dedicated to elevating your customer experience even further, regardless of your preferred brand.

Combined Strength, Unmatched Parts Availability

By merging our strengths, we'll ensure the long-term availability of existing parts, while also igniting the development of exciting NEW additions to our inventory including the resurrection of parts long since discontinued. This comprehensive one-stop shop solution will provide you with an unparalleled range of parts at exceptional value, all backed by the unwavering commitment to quality that defines our legacies.

A Legacy of Supporting Your Passion

Whether you're a longstanding customer or a new enthusiast joining the community, you're likely familiar with the rich family histories of Moss and Rimmer Bros. We've both spent decades empowering car owners to keep their cherished vehicles running smoothly. This commitment remains our sole mission: to provide the exceptional service and part availability you rely on to keep your automotive dreams alive.

Thank You, and Onward Together

We sincerely thank you for your unwavering support over the years. This exciting merger signifies our dedication to being your partner, not just today, but for years to come. Together, we'll ensure a thriving future for car enthusiasts everywhere.

 

 

About Moss Motors

Moss Motors and Moss Europe are providers of restoration and replacement parts for classic UK vehicles including MG, Mini, Austin Healey, Jaguar, and Triumph, and also provides a full product catalog for the Mazda MX-5 at MossMiata.com. Throughout its 75-year history, Moss has consistently grown its range of applications helping their enthusiast customers keep these marques on the road. The company has approximately 240 employees across its six operations in the U.S., UK and France. Moss serves more than 140,000 customers in over 100 countries globally. More information about Moss is available at www.mossmotors.com.

About Rimmer Bros

Rimmer Bros is a supplier of replacement and restoration parts for British marque vehicles. Originally focused on Triumph cars, Rimmer Bros has extended its range of vehicle applications to include MG, Land Rover, Range Rover, Jaguar and MG Rover cars over its 40-year history, backed up by an extensive range of detailed catalogues & website. The company has approximately 80 employees working out of its purpose-built distribution centre in Lincoln, UK. Rimmer Bros serves more than 100,000 customers in over 150 countries worldwide. More information about Rimmer Bros is available at https://rimmerbros.com/.

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MOSS NEWS & UPDATES

– April 12, 2024 –

Radial Equity Partners (“Radial”) today announced simultaneous investments in Moss Motors (“Moss”) and Rimmer Bros (“Rimmer Bros”) to form a leading, global specialty supplier of restoration & replacement parts focused on British vehicle brands.

PDF of Press Release.

Moss is a U.S.-headquartered aftermarket supplier of parts for British cars, including Austin-Healey, Jaguar, MG and Triumph, as well as the Mazda MX-5. Founded in 1948, Moss offers a broad portfolio of over 50,000 SKUs to a variety of retail customers, wholesalers, and service operations worldwide. The company is headquartered in Goleta, CA and operates six facilities across the United States, United Kingdom (“UK”) and France.

Rimmer Bros is a UK-based supplier of replacement parts for UK marque vehicles, including Jaguar, Land Rover, MG, Mini, Rover and Triumph. Founded in 1982, Rimmer Bros maintains a comprehensive product library of over 50,000 SKUs sold primarily on a direct-to-consumer basis. The company operates a single site in Lincoln, UK.

Ed Moss, President of Moss, said, “We are pleased to partner with Radial, an experienced vehicle aftermarket investor, as we transition Moss from its third generation of family ownership. The Moss team is thrilled to be combining forces with Rimmer Bros to create a leading global supplier of replacement parts for British vehicles.”

Bill and Graham Rimmer, founders of Rimmer Bros, commented, “The merger of these highly complementary businesses creates a global business with immense R&D, sourcing, marketing and distribution capabilities to better serve our loyal customers.” “We are excited by the opportunity to carry on the great legacies of these two family-owned businesses,” said Jim McDonough, Partner of Radial. “We are committed to continuing to provide leading service to customers as well as expanding the offering of parts solutions across existing British brands as well as new vehicle marques.” The new platform represents a continuation of the Radial team’s focus on investing in the vehicle aftermarket, a key area of focus for the firm. The Radial team has completed investments across the performance, replacement and restoration categories of the vehicle aftermarket. The combination of Moss and Rimmer Bros represents the fourth platform investment the Radial team has led in the vehicle aftermarket.

About Moss Motors:

Moss is a provider of restoration and replacement parts for UK vehicles and the Mazda MX-5. Throughout its history, Moss has grown organically, through new product development as well as inorganically, through the completion of multiple acquisitions. The company has approximately 240 employees across its six operations in the U.S. and Europe. Moss serves more than 140,000 customers in over 100 countries globally. More information about Moss is available at www.mossmotors.com.

About Rimmer Bros:

Rimmer Bros is supplier of replacement and restoration parts for British marque vehicles. Originally focused on Triumph vehicles, Rimmer Bros has extended its range of vehicle applications over its 40-year history. The company has approximately 80 employees working out of its operation in Lincoln, UK. Rimmer Bros serves more than 100,000 customers in over 150 countries worldwide. More information about Rimmer Bros is available at www.rimmerbros.com.

About Radial:

Radial is a private equity firm focused on investing in middle-market businesses serving consumer and industrial markets. Radial invests in businesses where the firm can apply relevant prior experience and a network of industry relationships to support its management teams. More information about Radial is available at www.radialequity.com.