LKQ Corporation Updates Information Regarding Amended Senior Secured Credit Facility

LKQ Corporation Updates Information Regarding Amended Senior Secured Credit

CHICAGO, May 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq:LKQ) today
announced that it expects to close on or about May 3, 2013 an amendment to its
credit facility involving an increase in the aggregate amount available
thereunder from $1.4 billion to approximately $1.8 billion ($1.35 billion
under the revolving credit facility and $450 million of term loan
availability), which represents a $100 million increase from the $1.7 billion
previously announced. The Company continues to expect the pricing of the
amended facility to be similar to the existing facility and anticipatesmodest
modifications to the covenants that could provide the Company with additional
operating flexibility.

The amended credit facility has not yet been finalized, so there are no
assurances that it will be finalized or that a definitive amendment will be
executed or that our credit facility will be increased or extended or asto
the specific terms of the amendment.The proposed amendment is subject to
market and other customary conditions.

About LKQ Corporation

LKQ Corporation is the largest nationwide provider of aftermarket, recycled
and refurbished collision replacement parts, and a leading provider of
recycled transmissions and remanufactured engines, all in connection with the
repair of automobiles and other vehicles. LKQ also has operations in the
United Kingdom, the Benelux, France, Canada, Mexico and Central America.

Forward Looking Statements

Certain statements in this press release that are not historical facts are
forward looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward looking statements generally
include expectations, beliefs, hopes, intentions or strategies regarding our
future, including with respect to the proposed amendment to our existing
credit facility and our ability to consummate such amendment. Forward looking
statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors some of which
are not currently known to us. Actual events or results may differ materially
from those expressed or implied in the forward looking statements as a result
of various factors. Some of such risks, uncertainties and other factors are
described in our Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2012, in our Form
10-Q for the period ended March 31, 2013, and in other documents we file with
the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time. We assume no
obligation to publicly update any forward looking statement to reflect events
or circumstances arising after the date on which it was made, except as
required by law.

CONTACT: Joseph P. Boutross
         LKQ Corporation
         Director, Investor Relations
         (312) 621-2793

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