City Wide Towing acquires Capital Towing

Capital Towing strengthens City Wide’s presence in Edmonton and across Western Canada

CALGARY, AB – September 29, 2017 – City Wide Towing & Recovery Service Ltd. ("City Wide" or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired most of the assets of Capital Towing and Recovery Inc. (“Capital Towing”). Founded in 2012, Capital Towing is a leading provider of towing and recovery services, with coverage of Edmonton, Sherwood Park, and their surrounding areas.

The acquisition of Capital Towing strengthens City Wide’s footprint in the Edmonton area, where the Company was recently selected by the City of Edmonton to provide towing services required by the Edmonton Police Service. Devon Poole, Founder of Capital Towing, has joined City Wide as Operations Manager (Edmonton Branch) as part of the transaction.

"The addition of Capital Towing is another step in our plan to build City Wide into a leading national company. We are extremely pleased to partner with Devon Poole and his team, who share our commitment in providing customers with excellent and timely service," said Rob Voelk, CEO of City Wide.

"I am excited to join City Wide and believe that we are well positioned to take advantage of further growth opportunities in Edmonton, Sherwood Park, and across Western Canada," said Devon Poole.

About City Wide

Founded in 1963, City Wide is the leading provider of towing and recovery services across Alberta. The Company offers towing & recovery, equipment transportation, boosting, lockouts, fuel delivery, tire changes, and other specialty services in Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, Airdrie, Strathmore, and Okotoks. With a fleet of over 130 trucks, the Company provides services to a variety of auto clubs, insurance companies, equipment rental companies, auto dealerships, and municipalities..

For further information on City Wide or Capital Towing, please visit or contact:

Rob Voelk
CEO, City Wide

Imran Siddiqui
Partner, Signal Hill Equity Partners