WESTCHESTER, Ill., April 16, 2015 — Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), a business unit of KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR), and the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company, announced the opening of its Chicago-North branch in East Dundee with an on-site celebration and live and live-online auction yesterday.

East Dundee Village President Lael Miller, President of the Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce Melissa Hernandez, and IAA CEO and President John Kett officially opened the branch with a ribbon cutting ceremony and hosted a celebratory lunch for invited guests. More than 10 local businesses ranging from furniture, food, automotive services, rentals, etc. were involved in the celebration, opening and/or operation of the branch.

“East Dundee warmly welcomes businesses that will add to our community,” said Miller. “We are pleased to officially welcome IAA and thank them for recognizing community partners and local businesses in yesterday’s celebration and going forward.”

“The Chicago-North facility helps to expand our North American footprint and enable us to better address the needs of the local market,” said Kett. “We are committed to our neighbors, community partners and local charities, and we look forward to being an active member of this vibrant community.”

The Chicago-North branch is located at 605 Healy Road in East Dundee, Illinois. Preview and auction times vary for each of IAA’s facilities. For more information, call the IAA Chicago-North branch at 847-426-5913 or go to IAA’s branch Information page at www.iaai.com.

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IAA Chicago-North Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Pictured from left to right (front row): Wally Hoyhtya (IAA), Ryan Matthews (IAA), Robert Skurla (Village of East Dundee), Vince Donohoe (IAA), Lael Miller (East Dundee Village President), John W. Kett (IAA CEO & President), James Smith (IAA Branch Manager), Melissa Hernandez (Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce President), David Montgomery (IAA COO), Joseph Dominguez (Alzheimer’s Association National Organization), Mike Szymczak (IAA), Jeanene O’Brien (IAA), Eldon Booth (IAA), Robert Guerrero (IAA).

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About IAA, Inc.

IAA, Inc. (NYSE: IAA) is a leading global marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers. Leveraging leading-edge technology and focusing on innovation, IAA’s unique multi-channel platform processes more than 2.5 million vehicles annually. Headquartered near Chicago, IL, IAA has over 3,600 talented employees and over 190 facilities throughout the US, Canada and the United Kingdom. IAA provides a broad range of services to insurers, fleet and rental companies, rebuilders, charity organizations and financing companies that dramatically reduce the cycle time of selling a vehicle with a focus on delivering the highest economic returns. Buyers have access to the industry’s most-innovative vehicle evaluation and digital bidding tools, enhancing the overall purchasing experience.

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