Jim Pattison Lease is pleased to announce it has acquired Manchester Leasing Services based in Urbandale, Iowa. With additional offices in Chesterfield, MO and Melbourne, FL, Manchester Leasing Services is a fleet management company with a portfolio of vehicles operating across 19 states through the U.S. With a history dating back to 1951, the Manchester Leasing Companies have established strong customer relationships in the business community.
This acquisition establishes the first location for Jim Pattison Lease in the United States and will further enhance our capabilities for providing customers a full suite of fleet management solutions in Canada and the United States.
Ben Carfrae (Manchester Leasing Services’ current President) will oversee the US operations and customers will continue to be supported by the current Manchester Leasing Services team.
“This transaction provides Manchester with solid financial backing to continue to grow our customer base by providing best in class personal service” – Manchester Leasing Services current President, Ben Carfrae.
“Jim Pattison Lease is excited to welcome Manchester Leasing Services and its customers to our group. This acquisition will further enhance our service offering throughout Canada and the US and will also support our Canadian customers’ growing needs in the United States. We are pleased that the existing team of employees will continue to look after our customers” – Michael Rusch, President of Jim Pattison Lease.
Jim Pattison Lease is a wholly owned division of Jim Pattison Industries Ltd., Canada’s second largest privately held company. Jim Pattison Lease is Canada’s largest privately owned National Vehicle Leasing and Fleet Management Company. With offices in Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Montréal and Dartmouth, Jim Pattison Lease is truly a coast-to-coast company. Jim Pattison Lease offers personalized service and unique transportation solutions to commercial enterprises and businesses across Canada and the United States.