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Dealership Buy/Sell

This Automotive News feature lists dealership acquisitions as reported by brokers, official announcements and news media.

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This list of dealership buy-sell data covers deals covered in Automotive News since Aug. 19, 2013.
» Date Posted Title Buyer Seller Dealership Name Dealership New Name Dealership Old Name More
    10/07/14
    Open Road/Sassi, DiFeo
    Open Road Auto Group
    Frank Sassi, Sam DiFeo, Joe DiFeo
      Open Road Cadillac of Morristown
      Royal Cadillac, Florham Park, N.J.
        10/07/14
        Sonic/Hunt
        Sonic Automotive
        Ken Hunt
          Nissan of Chattanooga East
          Hunt Nissan, Chattanooga
            10/07/14
            Brickell/Feil
            Brickell Motors
            Feil family
            Ocean Cadillac, Miami Beach, Fla.
                Mario Murgado, Alex Andreus and Rick Barraza are the investors behind Brickell Motors.
                10/07/14
                Zeigler/Rosen
                Aaron Zeigler
                Saul Rosen
                  Zeigler Nissan Gurnee, Lake Villa, Ill.
                  Rosen Nissan of Gurnee, Gurnee, Ill.
                    09/19/14
                    Taylor/Group 1
                    Terry Taylor
                    Group 1
                      BMW of Freeport, Mini of Freeport, Mercedes-Benz of Massapequa
                      Hassel BMW, Hassel Mini, Freeport, N.Y.; Mercedes-Benz of Massapequa, Amityville, N.Y.
                      Bill Scrivner of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions was the adviser.
                      09/19/14
                      Gilmore/Bayer
                      Terry Gilmore
                      Robert Bayer
                        Paradise Buick-GMC
                        Temecula Buick-GMC, Temecula, Calif
                          09/19/14
                          Penske/Drew
                          SoCal Penske
                          Bill Drew
                            Penske Ford, Penske Hyundai
                            Drew Ford, Drew Hyundai, La Mesa, Calif.
                              09/19/14
                              AutoNation/Barrier
                              AutoNation
                              Jimmy Barrier
                              Barrier Motors, Bellevue, Wash.
                                  STORES: Mercedes-Benz of Bellevue, Barrier Audi, Barrier Porsche, Barrier Volvo
                                  09/09/14
                                  Rimrock/Fichtner
                                  Rimrock Auto Group
                                  Ken and Leonard Fichtner
                                    Rimrock Chevrolet
                                    Fichtner Chevrolet, Laurel, Mont.
                                    The dealership sells about 200 new and 215 used vehicles a year.
                                    09/09/14
                                    Butler/Walsh
                                    Butler Automotive Group
                                    Paul Walsh
                                      Butler Nissan of Macon
                                      Walsh Nissan of Macon, Macon, Ga.
                                        09/09/14
                                        Conant/Fladeboe
                                        Dave Conant
                                        Denice Fladeboe Mock
                                          Norm Reeves Honda Superstore, Norm Reeves Volkswagen Superstore, Norm Reeves Buick-GMC
                                          Fladeboe Honda, Fladeboe Volkswagen, Fladeboe Buick-GMC, Irvine, Calif.
                                          The CAR (Conant Auto Retail) Group ranks No. 23 on the Automotive News list of the top 125 dealership groups based in the United States with retail sales of 22,869 new vehicles in 2013. The Presidio Group and Kerrigan Advisors represented Fladeboe in its sale to Conant.
                                          09/09/14
                                          Zoerb/Wellborn
                                          Rick Zoerb
                                          Wellborn family
                                            Rick Zoerb Ford
                                            Riverside Ford, Cedartown, Ga.
                                              09/09/14
                                              Russ Darrow/Amato
                                              Russ Darrow Group
                                              John Amato
                                                Russ Darrow Mazda of Milwaukee
                                                Amato Mazda, Milwaukee
                                                  08/29/14
                                                  Group 1/Heller
                                                  Group 1 Automotive
                                                  Ron Heller
                                                  Mercedes-Benz of Boerne, Boerne, Texas
                                                      Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers. The dealership is expected to generate $135 million in estimated annual revenues.
                                                      08/29/14
                                                      Jomehri/Soutar
                                                      John Jomehri
                                                      George Soutar, Soutar family
                                                        Mojave Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Ford-Toyota-Nissan
                                                        Soutar's Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Ford-Toyota-Nissan, Barstow, Calif.
                                                        Performance Brokerage Services advised the seller.
                                                        08/29/14
                                                        Larry H. Miller/Gordon
                                                        Larry H. Miller Dealerships
                                                        Bud Gordon
                                                          Larry H. Miller Toyota Corona
                                                          Quality Toyota, Corona, Calif.
                                                            08/29/14
                                                            SoCal Penske/Sage
                                                            SoCal Penske
                                                            Sage Automotive Group
                                                              Penske Toyota-Scion of West Covina
                                                              West Covina Toyota-Scion, West Covina, Calif.
                                                                08/29/14
                                                                Morgan/Gettel
                                                                Morgan Auto Group
                                                                Gettel Automotive Group
                                                                Volkswagen of Gainesville, Gainesville, Fla.
                                                                    Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                    08/06/14
                                                                    Premier/Matt
                                                                    Premier Automotive Group
                                                                    Todd Matt
                                                                      Victory Ford
                                                                      Bonner Springs Ford, Bonner Springs, Kan.
                                                                      Tim Wild of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                      08/06/14
                                                                      Victory/Omoomy
                                                                      Victory Automotive Group
                                                                      Ali Omoomy
                                                                        Marin County Ford
                                                                        Journey Ford, Novato, Calif.
                                                                        Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                        08/06/14
                                                                        Parks/Assoun
                                                                        Nicholas Parks
                                                                        George Assoun
                                                                          Nicholas Parks Hyundai, Nicholas Parks Kia
                                                                          San Leandro Hyundai-Kia, San Leandro, Calif.
                                                                          Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                          08/06/14
                                                                          Lucas/Doraty
                                                                          Chris Lucas
                                                                          Bill Doraty
                                                                          Bill Doraty Kia, Medina, Ohio
                                                                              Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser. Bill Doraty Kia was the sixth-largest Kia dealer in the country in 2013.
                                                                              08/06/14
                                                                              Garcia/Davis
                                                                              Garcia Automotive Group
                                                                              Lawton Davis
                                                                                Garcia Cadillac, Garcia Subaru
                                                                                Galles & Davis Cadillac-Subaru, Albuquerque, N.M.
                                                                                Ryan Morris and Keeley Bedford of Tim Lamb Group were the advisers.
                                                                                08/06/14
                                                                                Sunroad/Gardon
                                                                                Sunroad Automotive
                                                                                Joe Gardon
                                                                                Midway Jeep-Chrysler-Dodge-Ram, San Diego
                                                                                      07/30/14
                                                                                      Suburban/Sonic
                                                                                      Suburban Collection
                                                                                      Sonic Automotive
                                                                                        Suburban BMW of Ann Arbor, Suburban Mercedes-Benz of Ann Arbor
                                                                                        BMW of Ann Arbor, Mercedes-Benz of Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Mich.
                                                                                        The two dealerships will add 75 employees to Suburban Collection, bringing the group's total employees to more than 2,000.
                                                                                        07/30/14
                                                                                        Dibre/Group 1
                                                                                        Patrick Dibre
                                                                                        Group 1 Automotive
                                                                                        Honda of Freehold, Freehold, N.J.
                                                                                            Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers. This dealership generated approximately $65 million in annual revenues.
                                                                                            07/30/14
                                                                                            Carter Myers/Lewis
                                                                                            Carter Myers Automotive
                                                                                            Ed Lewis
                                                                                            Staunton Nissan, Staunton Subaru, Staunton, Va.
                                                                                            Valley Nissan, Valley Subaru
                                                                                                07/23/14
                                                                                                Asbury/Fink
                                                                                                Asbury Automotive Group
                                                                                                Scott Fink
                                                                                                  Coggin DeLand Hyundai
                                                                                                  Hyundai of DeLand, DeLand, Fla.
                                                                                                  The store's annual revenue is expected to be about $40 million.
                                                                                                  07/23/14
                                                                                                  Bayside/Sheehy
                                                                                                  Bayside Automotive Group
                                                                                                  Sheehy Automotive Group
                                                                                                    Bayside Nissan of Annapolis
                                                                                                    Sheehy Nissan of Annapolis, Annapolis, Md.
                                                                                                    James Mitchell of CBRE - Dealership Capital Group advised the seller.
                                                                                                    07/23/14
                                                                                                    Group 1/Munday
                                                                                                    Group 1
                                                                                                    Bill Munday
                                                                                                    Munday Chevrolet, Munday Mazda, Houston
                                                                                                        The stores' annual revenue is expected to be $225 million.
                                                                                                        07/23/14
                                                                                                        AutoNation/Roundtree
                                                                                                        AutoNation
                                                                                                        Roundtree Automotive Group
                                                                                                          AutoNation Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Mobile
                                                                                                          Roundtree Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Mobile, Ala.
                                                                                                          The store's annual revenue is expected to be approximately $95 million.
                                                                                                          07/15/14
                                                                                                          Bunnin/Graham
                                                                                                          Leo Bunnin
                                                                                                          Richard Graham
                                                                                                            Bunnin Chevrolet-Cadillac
                                                                                                            Graham Chevrolet-Cadillac, Santa Barbara, Calif.
                                                                                                            Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                            07/15/14
                                                                                                            Imperio/Cappo
                                                                                                            Imperio Motors
                                                                                                            Jeffrey Cappo of Victory Automotive Group
                                                                                                              Imperio Nissan
                                                                                                              Ocean Nissan, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
                                                                                                              Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                              07/15/14
                                                                                                              Autocom/Keldaneri
                                                                                                              Autocom Nissan
                                                                                                              Keldaneri Corp.
                                                                                                                Autocom Nissan of San Leandro
                                                                                                                San Leandro Nissan, San Leandro, Calif.
                                                                                                                Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                07/03/14
                                                                                                                DiBre/Group 1
                                                                                                                Patrick Dibre
                                                                                                                Group 1 Automotive
                                                                                                                Hassel Volvo, Glen Cove, N.Y.
                                                                                                                    Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                    07/03/14
                                                                                                                    Gregory, Johnson/Mathis
                                                                                                                    Wayne and Alicia Gregory, Neil Johnson
                                                                                                                    Donnie Mathis
                                                                                                                      BMW of Meridian, Mazda of Meridian
                                                                                                                      Sunbelt BMW-Mazda, Meridian, Miss.
                                                                                                                      Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions was the adviser.
                                                                                                                      07/03/14
                                                                                                                      Suburban/Sonic
                                                                                                                      Suburban Collection
                                                                                                                      Sonic Automotive
                                                                                                                        Suburban Cadillac of Plymouth; Suburban Cadillac of Lansing
                                                                                                                        Don Massey Cadillac, Plymouth, Mich.; Capitol Cadillac, Lansing, Mich.
                                                                                                                          06/30/14
                                                                                                                          Ostrow, Camastro/Birkenstock
                                                                                                                          Michael Ostrow, Robert Camastro
                                                                                                                          John Birkenstock
                                                                                                                            Hudson Valley Automotive Enterprises (Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram)
                                                                                                                            Newburgh Park Motors, Newburgh, N.Y.
                                                                                                                            Thomas J. Hayes & Associates advised the seller. The buyers own two Mercedes-Benz dealerships in New York and Connecticut.
                                                                                                                            06/30/14
                                                                                                                            Gill/McKenna
                                                                                                                            Jay Gill
                                                                                                                            Mike McKenna
                                                                                                                              Windward Ford of Hawaii
                                                                                                                              McKenna's Windward Ford, Kailua, Hawaii
                                                                                                                              Gill owns five dealerships in California that sell 11 brands.
                                                                                                                              06/30/14
                                                                                                                              AutoCanada/Levac, Hammer
                                                                                                                              AutoCanada
                                                                                                                              Joel Levac and Dick Hammer
                                                                                                                              BMW Canbec and Mini Mont Royal, Montreal
                                                                                                                                  The dealerships retailed a combined 1,652 new and 713 used vehicles in 2013.
                                                                                                                                  06/30/14
                                                                                                                                  Lithia/DCH
                                                                                                                                  Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                                  DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                                                        Lithia's purchase of DCH and its 27 dealerships in California, New York and New Jersey is expected to close in the fourth quarter.
                                                                                                                                        06/30/14
                                                                                                                                        Woodruff/Shottenkirk
                                                                                                                                        Buck Woodruff
                                                                                                                                        Greg Shottenkirk
                                                                                                                                          Kia Carland
                                                                                                                                          North Fulton Kia, Roswell, Ga.
                                                                                                                                          The dealership retails about 500 new and 400 used vehicles a year.
                                                                                                                                          06/30/14
                                                                                                                                          Lithia/Alfonso
                                                                                                                                          Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                                          Victor Alfonso
                                                                                                                                            Cadillac of Portland Lloyd Center
                                                                                                                                            Vic Alfonso Cadillac, Portland, Ore.
                                                                                                                                              06/30/14
                                                                                                                                              Lithia/Braley
                                                                                                                                              Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                                              Buzz Braley
                                                                                                                                                Buick GMC of Beaverton
                                                                                                                                                Braley & Graham Buick GMC, Portland, Ore.
                                                                                                                                                This acquisition, together with that of Vic Alfonso Cadillac, is expected to add $60 million in estimated annual revenues to Lithia.
                                                                                                                                                06/30/14
                                                                                                                                                Shottenkirk/Woodruff
                                                                                                                                                Greg Shottenkirk
                                                                                                                                                Buck Woodruff
                                                                                                                                                  Shottenkirk Honda of Cartersville
                                                                                                                                                  Honda Carland North, Cartersville, Ga.
                                                                                                                                                  The dealership retails about 700 new and 700 used vehicles a year.
                                                                                                                                                  06/06/14
                                                                                                                                                  Keyes, Tenenbaum/California Superstores
                                                                                                                                                  Howard Keyes, Howard Tenenbaum
                                                                                                                                                  California Superstores
                                                                                                                                                    Keyes Kia of Valencia
                                                                                                                                                    Valencia Kia, Valencia, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                    New York hedge fund York Capital Management is the majority owner of the California Superstores dealership group.
                                                                                                                                                    06/06/14
                                                                                                                                                    Swickard/Lithia
                                                                                                                                                    Swickard Corp.
                                                                                                                                                    Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                                                    Mercedes-Benz of Wilsonville, Wilsonville, Ore.
                                                                                                                                                        Mark Johnson and Mark Topping of MD Johnson advised the seller. James Aiken advised the buyer.
                                                                                                                                                        05/21/14
                                                                                                                                                        Premier/Hoss
                                                                                                                                                        Premier Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                        Richard Hoss
                                                                                                                                                          Victory Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                                                                                                                          Bob Hoss Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Kansas City, Kan.
                                                                                                                                                          Tim Wild of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                          05/21/14
                                                                                                                                                          Franklin/Matt
                                                                                                                                                          Jeremy Franklin
                                                                                                                                                          Cory Matt
                                                                                                                                                            Jeremy Franklin Mitsubishi, Kansas City, Mo.
                                                                                                                                                            Lee's Summit Mitsubishi, Lees Summit, Mo.
                                                                                                                                                            Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                            05/21/14
                                                                                                                                                            Aaronson, Baron, Sciarrino/Greenfield
                                                                                                                                                            Josh Aaronson, Ron Baron, Marcello Sciarrino
                                                                                                                                                            Dick Greenfield
                                                                                                                                                              Route 1 Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                                                                                                                              Dick Greenfield Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Lawrenceville, N.J.
                                                                                                                                                              Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                              05/21/14
                                                                                                                                                              Meade, Mitchell/Hudson
                                                                                                                                                              Barron Meade, Mark Mitchell
                                                                                                                                                              David Hudson
                                                                                                                                                              Toyota of Bristol, Bristol, Tenn.
                                                                                                                                                                  Bob Morris of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                  05/21/14
                                                                                                                                                                  Dennis/Clark
                                                                                                                                                                  Kurt Dennis
                                                                                                                                                                  Jerry Clark
                                                                                                                                                                    Wapak Ford
                                                                                                                                                                    Clark Ford, Wapakoneta, Ohio
                                                                                                                                                                    Tim Wild of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                    05/21/14
                                                                                                                                                                    O'Brien/Galloway
                                                                                                                                                                    Joe O'Brien
                                                                                                                                                                    Galloway Family
                                                                                                                                                                      O'Brien Mazda
                                                                                                                                                                      Sam Galloway Mazda, Fort Myers, Fla.
                                                                                                                                                                      Bob Morris of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                      05/21/14
                                                                                                                                                                      Group 1/Munday
                                                                                                                                                                      Group 1 Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                      Bill Munday
                                                                                                                                                                        Kia of South Austin
                                                                                                                                                                        South Point Kia, Austin, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                        The dealership is expected to generate $55 million in estimated annual revenues.
                                                                                                                                                                        05/07/14
                                                                                                                                                                        Larry H. Miller/Schenden
                                                                                                                                                                        Larry H. Miller Dealerships
                                                                                                                                                                        John Schenden
                                                                                                                                                                        Pro Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram, Thornton, Colo.
                                                                                                                                                                        Larry H. Miller Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram 104th
                                                                                                                                                                            05/07/14
                                                                                                                                                                            Ganis, Moore/Bradford
                                                                                                                                                                            Pete Ganis, Roger Moore
                                                                                                                                                                            Jon Bradford
                                                                                                                                                                              Texana Buick-GMC, Texana Ford
                                                                                                                                                                              Bradford Motor Cars, Edna, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                05/07/14
                                                                                                                                                                                Tasca/Masse
                                                                                                                                                                                Bob Tasca Jr.
                                                                                                                                                                                Paul Masse
                                                                                                                                                                                  Tasca Buick-GMC
                                                                                                                                                                                  Paul Masse Buick-GMC, Woonsocket, R.I.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Nancy Phillips & Associates was the adviser to the seller. The dealership retails about 700 new and 300 used units a year.
                                                                                                                                                                                  05/07/14
                                                                                                                                                                                  Group 1/A-Rod
                                                                                                                                                                                  Group 1 Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                  A-Rod LP
                                                                                                                                                                                    Mercedes-Benz of Clear Lake
                                                                                                                                                                                    Alex Rodriguez Mercedes-Benz, League City, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                    The dealership is expected to generate $85 million in annual revenues.
                                                                                                                                                                                    05/07/14
                                                                                                                                                                                    Browning/Louie
                                                                                                                                                                                    Browning Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                    Joe Louie
                                                                                                                                                                                      Browning Mazda of Alhambra
                                                                                                                                                                                      Mazda of Alhambra, Alhambra, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                        05/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                                        Kuni/Carlsen
                                                                                                                                                                                        Kuni Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                        Carlsen Motor Cars
                                                                                                                                                                                          Audi Palo Alto
                                                                                                                                                                                          Carlsen Audi, Palo Alto, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                          The store sold about 700 new and used vehicles in 2013. John Pico of Advising Automobile Dealers advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                          05/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                                          Gee/McCarroll
                                                                                                                                                                                          Ryan Gee of Gee Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                          McCarroll Enterprises
                                                                                                                                                                                          South Tacoma Honda, Tacoma, Wash.
                                                                                                                                                                                              Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                              05/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                                              DCH/Penske
                                                                                                                                                                                              DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                              Penske Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                DCH Honda of Mission Valley
                                                                                                                                                                                                Honda of Mission Valley, San Diego
                                                                                                                                                                                                  05/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ourisman/Martens
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ourisman Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Martens Carsof Washington
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ourisman Volkswagen of Bethesda, Bethesda, Md.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Martens Volkswagen
                                                                                                                                                                                                    The sale represents the last remaining dealership owned by the Martens family. CBREW Dealership Capital Group advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    05/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lithia/Massey
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Charlie Massey
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Access Ford-Lincoln, Corpus Christi, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Performance Brokerage Services advised Lithia.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        04/23/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Spartan/Kendall
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Spartan Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kendall Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Subaru of Missoula
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kendall Subaru of Missoula, Mont.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ozog Automotive advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          04/23/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hodge/Barnard
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dario Hodge
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mike Barnard
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tradition Chevrolet-Cadillac-Buick-GMC
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mike Barnard Chevrolet-Cadillac-Buick-GMC, Newark, N.Y.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Thomas J. Hayes & Associates advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            04/23/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Trophy/Peterson, Zubieta
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Trophy Automotive Dealer Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                            David Peterson and Steve Zubieta
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mercedes-Benz of Encino, Los Angeles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the exclusive advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                04/23/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Preston/Blecki, Bateman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Preston Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Jim Blecki and Tjark Bateman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Boulevard Auto Sales (Ford, Lincoln)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The two dealerships, one in Georgetown, Del., and the other in Lewes, Del., retail about 520 new and 450 used vehicles a year.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    04/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    AutoCanada/McNaught
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    AutoCanada
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Gord McNaught Jr., Andrew McNaught
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    McNaught Cadillac-Buick-GMC, Winnipeg, Manitoba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        In 2013, the dealership retailed 593 new and 520 used vehicles.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        04/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Falkenberg/Reinprecht, Kohl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mark Falkenberg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mike Reinprecht, Sandra Kohl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        St. Clair Nissan, Toronto
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dealer Solutions Canada was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            04/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            DCH/Penske
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Penske Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              DCH Honda of Mission Valley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Honda of Mission Valley, San Diego
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                03/26/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Penske/DCH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Penske Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                BMW of Greenwich, Greenwich, Conn.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The dealership is expected to generate about $190 million in annual revenue.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    03/26/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    DCH/Penske
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Penske Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      DCH Honda of Nanuet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Honda of Nanuet, Nanuet, N.Y.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        03/26/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ourisman/Martens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ourisman Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Martens Cars of Washington
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ourisman Volkswagen of Bethesda, Bethesda, Md.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Martens Volkswagen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The sale represents the last remaining dealership owned by the Martens family. CBREW Dealership Capital Group advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          03/26/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Green/Arnlund
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Green Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bert Arnlund
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kalispell Hyundai, Kalispell, Mont.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              03/26/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Victory/Shuken
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Victory Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tori and Jon Shuken
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ocean Honda Ventura
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Vista Honda, Ventura, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                03/20/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Kendall/Anderson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Kendall Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tom Anderson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Carrera Motors (Audi, Porsche, Volkswagen and BMW), Bend, Ore.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MD Johnson advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    03/20/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lithia/Hawaii Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hawaii Automotive Retailing Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Honolulu Buick-GMC-Cadillac and Honolulu Volkswagen in Honolulu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The stores are expected to add $75 million to Lithia's annual revenues. National Business Brokers was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        03/20/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lithia/Zamora
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bob Zamora
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Volkswagen of Stockton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hammer Lane Volkswagen, Stockton, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The store is expected to add $20 million in annual revenues to Lithia.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          03/06/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Premier Watertown/ Hadelman, FitzMaurice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Premier Watertown
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MaryEllen Hadelman and Kevin FitzMaurice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Premier Subaru Watertown, Volvo of Watertown
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Chase Parkway Volvo-Subaru, Watertown, Conn.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              03/06/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              McCurley/ Abajian, Hanson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bill and Mason McCurley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Scott Abajian and Gary Hanson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                McCurley Integrity Toyota of Walla Walla
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Abajian Toyota-Scion, Walla Walla, Wash.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The dealership retails about 350 new and 450 used vehicles a year.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                03/06/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Euro Motorcars/ Martens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Euro Motorcars
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Martens Cars of Washington
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Euro Motorcars Volvo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Martens Volvo, Washington, D.C.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  CBRE Dealership Capital Group was the adviser to the seller. Euro Motorcars will move the franchise to one of its existing facilities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  03/06/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Newton, Abbondanza/ Victory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bill Newton and Mike Abbondanza
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Victory Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Newton Nissan South
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Victory Nissan South, Shelbyville, Tenn.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    02/28/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Evans/Golling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    James Evans Jr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bill Golling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Golling's Arena Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Dayton, Ohio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Evans Arena Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tim Wild of the Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      02/28/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fenton/Reed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Brad and Lance Fenton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Randy Reed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Randy Reed Nissan, Kansas City, Mo.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Fenton Nissan of Tiffany Springs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        02/28/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kody/Dixon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kody Holdings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ken Dixon Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ken Dixon Honda, Ken Dixon Chevrolet-Cadillac, Waldorf, Md.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Waldorf Honda, Waldorf Chevrolet-Cadillac
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          CBRE Dealership Capital Group was the adviser to the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          02/28/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Servco/Kitagawa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Servco Pacific
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ray Kitagawa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Island Subaru Maui, Kahului, Hawaii
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Servco Subaru Maui
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Qvale/ Heard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bruce Qvale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Jed Heard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Midland Buick-GMC-Cadillac
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Berg Motor Co., Midland, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MD Johnson Inc. advised the seller. It is Qvale's first acquisition in Texas.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Suburban/ Underwood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Suburban Collection
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Gloria Underwood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Suburban Chevrolet of Clinton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Underwood Chevrolet, Clinton, Mich.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The store sold about 700 vehicles, new and used, in 2013.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lithia/ Kitagawa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ray Kitagawa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Island Honda, Kahului, Hawaii
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The store is expected to generate $30 million in annual revenue. Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Serra, Carver/ Bannen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Serra Automotive Inc. and Barry Carver
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tom Bannen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Serra Chevrolet-Buick-GMC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tom Bannen Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Madison, Tenn.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Barry Carver, an equity partner in the purchase, will run the store.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Kiefer/ Griffin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      John Kiefer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Josh Griffin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kiefer Nissan of Gresham
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Gresham Nissan, Troutdale, Ore.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kiefer Auto Group now owns five dealerships in Oregon, two in California and two in Idaho. Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nissani/ Middlekauff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Hooman Nissani
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ric Middlekauff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hooman Hyundai of Los Angeles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          L.A. Hyundai at LAX, Inglewood, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ingersoll/ Sylvester
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Todd Ingersoll
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mike Sylvester
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            M&S of Pawling in Pawling, N.Y.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ingersoll Auto of Pawling (Cadillac, Chevrolet)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Thomas J. Hayes of Thomas J. Hayes & Associates was the broker.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            AutoNation/ Mize
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            AutoNation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Kevin Mize, O'Hare Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              AutoNation Honda O'Hare, AutoNation Hyundai O'Hare
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              O'Hare Honda, O'Hare Hyundai in Des Plaines, Ill.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Retail sales of more than 3,100 new and used vehicles at the two stores generated approximately $86 million in annual revenue in 2012.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Nissani/ Middlekauff, Koper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hooman Nissani
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ric Middlekauff and Michael Koper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hooman Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                L.A. Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram at LAX, Inglewood, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                This is the first acquisition of a domestic brand by Hooman Nissani, owner of Hooman Automotive Group. Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Johnson/ Laughridge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Dan Johnson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Terry Laughridge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Metro Kia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Terry Reid Kia, Cartersville, Ga.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dan Johnson is a former car dealer who decided to re-enter the business. Performance Brokerage Services represented the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  McCurry/ Reinschmidt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Todd McCurry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  KR and Norma Reinschmidt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mountain Home Auto Ranch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Performance Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Mountain Home, Idaho
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Todd McCurry's Mountain Home Auto Ranch, which sells Ford, Lincoln, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram, adds three General Motors brands to its lineup. Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Group 1/ Heller
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Group 1 Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    DJ Heller
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ford of Escondido, Hyundai of Escondido
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Heller Ford, Heller Hyundai in Escondido, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Presidio was the adviser to the Heller family. The dealerships are expected to generate $135 million in estimated annual revenues for Group 1.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      01/27/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Group 1/ Jay
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Group 1 Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jay Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Rivertown Toyota, Rivertown Scion, Rivertown Buick-GMC, Rivertown Subaru, Rivertown Mazda and Volvo of Columbus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jay Toyota-Scion, Jay Buick-GMC, Jay Subaru of Columbus, Jay Mazda and Volvo of Columbus, Columbus, Ga.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The dealerships are expected to generate $150 million in estimated annual revenues.


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