ADDISON, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 06/19/13 -- HASCO Medical, Inc. (OTCQB: HASC), www.HascoMed.com, today announced its intent to purchase privately held Auto Mobility Sales, Inc. of Lake Worth, Florida, a leader in wheelchair accessible vehicle sales, service and rentals in southeastern Florida. The acquisition of Auto Mobility Sales, Inc. complements and expands HASCO's strategy of becoming a leading consolidator of wheelchair accessible mobility dealers. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory, vendor and bank review. The acquisition is expected to close in the 3rd quarter of 2013.
Hal Compton, CEO of HASCO Medical, states, "I am very excited about the acquisition and the talent pool of Team Members this will bring into the HASCO Medical family. The acquisition continues to align with HASCO's growth strategy in the Florida market. The purchase of Auto Mobility Sales will make HASCO the dominant mobility dealer in Florida which will translate into the best selection, customer service, and an expansion on our promise of Delivering Freedom to our customers."
As part of the transition, Bob Desmarais and Aaron Gardner will remain with the company in an executive capacity. The details of the acquisition will be released pending the close of the purchase.
About HASCO Medical, Inc.
HASCO Medical (www.HascoMed.com) provides products and services that dramatically improve the quality of living for its customers. The Company consists of Ride-Away, Mobility Freedom and Wheelchair Vans of America on the Van Conversion/Rental side of the company and Southern Medical and Mobility, Inc. and Certified Medical on the durable medical equipment side.
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