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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
    11/25/14
    Langway/Hand
    Jim Langway
    John Hand, James Hand
      Langway Chevrolet-Volkswagen
      Hand Motors, Manchester Center, Vt.
        11/25/14
        Penske/Drew
        SoCal Penske Dealer Group
        Drew Auto Center
          Penske Ford, Penske Hyundai
          Drew Ford, Drew Hyundai, La Mesa, Calif.
            11/25/14
            Martin/Butler
            Ed Martin Auto Group
            Butler Auto Group
              Ed Martin Nissan of Fishers
              Butler Nissan, Fishers, Ind.
                11/25/14
                AutoCanada/Houk, Hardy
                AutoCanada
                Walter Houk, Gerald Hardy
                Bridges Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, North Battleford, Saskatchewan
                      11/20/14
                      Flom, Nilva, Boyko/Frankel, Mitaro
                      Gary Flom, Ven Nilva, Alex Boyko
                      Cary Frankel, Joseph Mitaro, Joseph Mitaro Jr.
                      White Plains Nissan, White Plains, N.Y.
                          Thomas J. Hayes & Associates advised the seller.
                          11/20/14
                          Causley/Crest
                          Causley Automotive Group
                          Crest Automotive Group
                            Causley Mazda-Hyundai
                            Crest Volvo-Hyundai, Macomb, Mich.
                            Causley purchased the dealership property and acquired the Hyundai business. The Volvo business was not part of the deal and was closed.
                            11/20/14
                            Mangino/Gendron
                            Mangino Chevrolet-Buick-GMC
                            Gendron's Auto Sales
                            Gendron's Truck and Auto Center, Troy, N.Y.
                                  11/20/14
                                  Miller/Liedel
                                  Larry H. Miller Dealerships
                                  Robert Liedel
                                    Larry H. Miller Ford Lakewood
                                    Lakewood Fordland, Lakewood, Colo.
                                    This is Larry H. Miller's eighth store in Colorado.
                                    11/20/14
                                    Priority/Freedom
                                    Priority Automotive
                                    Freedom Automotive
                                      Priority Ford, Priority Volvo
                                      Freedom Ford, Norfolk, Va.; Freedom Volvo, Virginia Beach, Va.
                                      The acquisitions bring Priority's new-car dealerships to 17. Scott Rigell, owner of Freedom Automotive, is a representative from Virginia in the U.S. Congress.
                                      11/20/14
                                      Beine/Hoffer
                                      Bob Beine
                                      John Hoffer
                                        Carthage Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                        John Hoffer Dodge, Carthage, Mo.
                                        Bob Beine has a Ford-Lincoln dealership in Republic, Mo., and a Ford dealership in Carthage, Mo. John Hoffer has a Chrysler-Jeep dealership in Topeka, Kan.
                                        11/20/14
                                        JKC/Smolich
                                        JKC Automotive
                                        Smolich Motors
                                          Team Hyundai of Bend
                                          Smolich Hyundai, Bend, Ore.
                                            11/20/14
                                            Priority/Hall
                                            Priority Automotive
                                            Ken Hall
                                              Priority Nissan Chantilly
                                              Nissan of Chantilly, Chantilly, Va.
                                              This is Priority's fourth Nissan dealership.
                                              11/11/14
                                              Datello/Sickel
                                              Leonard Datello
                                              David Sickel
                                                Action Chevrolet of Freehold
                                                Chevrolet of Freehold, Freehold, N.J.
                                                Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                11/11/14
                                                Esposito, Tackett/Haldeman
                                                Frank Esposito and Frank Tackett
                                                Alan Haldeman
                                                  Route 33 Nissan
                                                  Haldeman Nissan, Hamilton Square, N.J.
                                                  Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                  11/11/14
                                                  Flom/Manhattan
                                                  Gary Flom
                                                  Manhattan Automobile Co.
                                                    Jaguar-Land Rover Manhattan
                                                    Manhattan Automobile Co., New York
                                                      11/11/14
                                                      Kadre/Chnapko
                                                      Manny Kadre
                                                      Chnapko family
                                                        Mercedes-Benz of Caldwell
                                                        Globe Mercedes-Benz, Fairfield, N.J.
                                                        Bel Air Partners advised the sellers.
                                                        11/11/14
                                                        Eddy/Esposito
                                                        Chuck Eddy
                                                        Eddy Esposito
                                                          Bob & Chuck Eddy Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                          Esposito Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Grove City, Pa.
                                                          Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                          11/11/14
                                                          Cucci/Kalin
                                                          Ted Cucci
                                                          Randy Kalin
                                                            Cucci Ford
                                                            Spring Hill Ford, East Dundee, Ill.
                                                            Tim Lamb Group was the adviser. This is Cucci's first dealership.
                                                            11/11/14
                                                            Preston/Esposito
                                                            Preston Auto Group
                                                            Eddy Esposito
                                                              Preston Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                              Eddy Esposito Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, New Castle, Pa.
                                                              Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                              11/11/14
                                                              Eddy/Esposito
                                                              Chuck Eddy
                                                              Eddy Esposito
                                                                Bob & Chuck Eddy Cadillac-Chevrolet-Buick
                                                                Esposito Chevrolet-Buick-Cadillac, Grove City, Pa.
                                                                Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                11/05/14
                                                                Lockwood/Budds' Group
                                                                Jay Lockwood
                                                                Budds' Group
                                                                  Lockwood Kia
                                                                  Budds' Kia Oakville, Oakville, Ontario
                                                                  The store sells about 260 new and 290 used vehicles a year. Dealer Solutions Canada was the adviser.
                                                                  11/05/14
                                                                  Tasca/World
                                                                  Tasca Automotive Group
                                                                  World Auto Group
                                                                    Tasca Nissan of Dartmouth
                                                                    Nissan World of Dartmouth, Dartmouth, Mass.
                                                                    Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                    11/05/14
                                                                    Tasca/Masse
                                                                    Tasca Automotive Group
                                                                    Paul Masse
                                                                      Tasca Buick-GMC
                                                                      Paul Masse Buick-GMC,Woonsocket, R.I.
                                                                      Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.
                                                                      11/05/14
                                                                      AutoCanada/Stern
                                                                      AutoCanada
                                                                      Paul Stern
                                                                      Toronto Dodge-Chrysler, Toronto
                                                                          The store sells about 220 new and 175 used vehicles a year. Dealer Solutions Canada was the adviser.
                                                                          11/05/14
                                                                          Garvey/Miglorie
                                                                          Garvey Auto Group
                                                                          Jerry Miglorie
                                                                            Garvey Nissan
                                                                            Jerry's Nissan, Rutland, Vt.
                                                                              11/05/14
                                                                              AutoSaver/Lyons
                                                                              AutoSaver Group
                                                                              Thomas Lyons
                                                                              Bennington Subaru, Bennington, Vt.
                                                                                  Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.
                                                                                  11/05/14
                                                                                  AutoSaver/Vittengl
                                                                                  AutoSaver Group
                                                                                  Robert Vittengl Jr.
                                                                                    AutoSaver Ford
                                                                                    Vittengl Ford,Comstock, N.Y.
                                                                                    Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.
                                                                                    11/05/14
                                                                                    Walker/All Star
                                                                                    Walker Automotive
                                                                                    All Star Automotive Group
                                                                                      Walker Toyota
                                                                                      All Star Toyota, Alexandria, La.
                                                                                        11/05/14
                                                                                        Prime/Enxing
                                                                                        Prime Motor Group
                                                                                        Daniel Enxing
                                                                                          Prime Subaru
                                                                                          Subaru of Nashua, Hudson, N.H.
                                                                                          Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.
                                                                                          11/05/14
                                                                                          Blaicher/West
                                                                                          Frederick Blaicher
                                                                                          Paul West
                                                                                            Woodbury Chevrolet
                                                                                            West Chevrolet Sales and Service,Woodbury, Conn.
                                                                                            Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.
                                                                                            11/05/14
                                                                                            Balise/Cartwright
                                                                                            Balise Motor Sales
                                                                                            David Cartwright
                                                                                            Fairfield Hyundai, Fairfield, Conn.
                                                                                                  11/05/14
                                                                                                  Bush/Beans
                                                                                                  Bush Auto Group
                                                                                                  Fred Beans
                                                                                                    Nissan 422 of Limerick
                                                                                                    Fred Beans Nissan of Limerick,Limerick, Pa.
                                                                                                    Rich Weitzmanof Colliers International was the adviser.
                                                                                                    11/05/14
                                                                                                    Walker/All Star
                                                                                                    Walker Automotive
                                                                                                    All Star Automotive Group
                                                                                                      Walker Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                                                                      All Star Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Alexandria, La.
                                                                                                        10/29/14
                                                                                                        Safford/Kreisner
                                                                                                        Safford Automotive Group
                                                                                                        Kreisner Automotive Group
                                                                                                          Safford Kia of Fredericksburg
                                                                                                          Fredericksburg Kia, Fredericksburg, Va.
                                                                                                            10/29/14
                                                                                                            Experience/Facaro
                                                                                                            Experience Auto Group
                                                                                                            John Facaro
                                                                                                              Porsche of South Shore
                                                                                                              South Shore Porsche, Freeport, N.Y.
                                                                                                                10/29/14
                                                                                                                Olson/Witt
                                                                                                                Jim Olson Motors
                                                                                                                Witt family
                                                                                                                  Jim Olson Ford-Lincoln
                                                                                                                  Witt Peninsula Ford-Lincoln, Sturgeon Bay, Wis.
                                                                                                                    10/29/14
                                                                                                                    Lithia/Harris
                                                                                                                    Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                    John Harris
                                                                                                                      Lithia Nissan of Clovis
                                                                                                                      Clovis Nissan, Clovis, Calif.
                                                                                                                      Performance Brokerage Services advised the buyer.
                                                                                                                      10/29/14
                                                                                                                      Hyman/Pence
                                                                                                                      Hyman Bros. Automobiles
                                                                                                                      Pence Automotive Group
                                                                                                                      Pence Nissan Subaru Kia, Midlothian, Va.
                                                                                                                            10/23/14
                                                                                                                            Wyler/Consolidated Equities
                                                                                                                            Jeff Wyler Automotive Family
                                                                                                                            Consolidated Equities 1
                                                                                                                              Jeff Wyler Kings Nissan
                                                                                                                              Kings Nissan, Cincinnati
                                                                                                                                10/23/14
                                                                                                                                Harkness/Bemis
                                                                                                                                Pete Harkness Auto Group
                                                                                                                                Brian Bemis Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                  Pete Harkness of Oregon
                                                                                                                                  Brian Bemis Auto Mall, Oregon, Ill.
                                                                                                                                  Brands include Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram
                                                                                                                                  10/23/14
                                                                                                                                  Courtesy/Capo
                                                                                                                                  Courtesy Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                  Capo Motors
                                                                                                                                    Courtesy Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Orange County
                                                                                                                                    Orange Coast Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram of San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
                                                                                                                                    Advising Automobile Dealers advised the buyer.
                                                                                                                                    10/23/14
                                                                                                                                    Wyler/Montgomery
                                                                                                                                    Jeff Wyler Automotive Family
                                                                                                                                    Bob Montgomery
                                                                                                                                      Jeff Wyler Dixie Honda
                                                                                                                                      Bob Montgomery Dixie Honda, Louisville, Ky.
                                                                                                                                        10/23/14
                                                                                                                                        Schumacher/Suburban
                                                                                                                                        Schumacher Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                        Suburban Collection
                                                                                                                                          Volvo of the Palm Beaches
                                                                                                                                          Suburban Volvo, West Palm Beach, Fla.
                                                                                                                                            10/23/14
                                                                                                                                            Fields/Matheny
                                                                                                                                            Fields Auto Group
                                                                                                                                            Matheny family
                                                                                                                                            Jaguar Land Rover Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Fla.
                                                                                                                                                  10/23/14
                                                                                                                                                  Bergstrom/Ballweg
                                                                                                                                                  Bergstrom Automotive
                                                                                                                                                  Ballweg Family of Dealerships
                                                                                                                                                    Bergstrom Chevrolet of Middleton
                                                                                                                                                    Ballweg Chevrolet, Middleton, Wis.
                                                                                                                                                      10/23/14
                                                                                                                                                      Hendrick/Jackson
                                                                                                                                                      Hendrick Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                      Frank Jackson and family
                                                                                                                                                        Rick Hendrick Toyota-Scion Sandy Springs
                                                                                                                                                        Sandy Springs Toyota-Scion, Atlanta
                                                                                                                                                        Alan Haig and Nate Klebacha of Haig Partners advised the sellers.
                                                                                                                                                        10/23/14
                                                                                                                                                        Joseph/Marsh
                                                                                                                                                        Joseph Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                        Tim Marsh
                                                                                                                                                          Joseph Volkswagen of Cincinnati
                                                                                                                                                          Northland Volkswagen, Cincinnati
                                                                                                                                                            10/07/14
                                                                                                                                                            Sonic/Hunt
                                                                                                                                                            Sonic Automotive
                                                                                                                                                            Ken Hunt
                                                                                                                                                              Nissan of Chattanooga East
                                                                                                                                                              Hunt Nissan, Chattanooga
                                                                                                                                                                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
                                                                                                                                                                    Zeigler/Rosen
                                                                                                                                                                    Aaron Zeigler
                                                                                                                                                                    Saul Rosen
                                                                                                                                                                      Zeigler Nissan Gurnee, Lake Villa, Ill.
                                                                                                                                                                      Rosen Nissan of Gurnee, Gurnee, Ill.
                                                                                                                                                                        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.
                                                                                                                                                                            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
                                                                                                                                                                                        09/19/14
                                                                                                                                                                                        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.
                                                                                                                                                                                          09/09/14
                                                                                                                                                                                          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
                                                                                                                                                                                            Butler/Walsh
                                                                                                                                                                                            Butler Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                            Paul Walsh
                                                                                                                                                                                              Butler Nissan of Macon
                                                                                                                                                                                              Walsh Nissan of Macon, Macon, Ga.
                                                                                                                                                                                                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
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Russ Darrow/Amato
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Russ Darrow Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                  John Amato
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Russ Darrow Mazda of Milwaukee
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Amato Mazda, Milwaukee
                                                                                                                                                                                                      09/09/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Zoerb/Wellborn
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Rick Zoerb
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Wellborn family
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Rick Zoerb Ford
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Riverside Ford, Cedartown, Ga.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      08/29/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            08/06/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sunroad/Gardon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sunroad Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Joe Gardon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Midway Jeep-Chrysler-Dodge-Ram, San Diego
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Victory/Omoomy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Victory Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ali Omoomy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Marin County Ford
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Journey Ford, Novato, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      07/30/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        07/23/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          07/23/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  07/15/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Autocom/Keldaneri
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Autocom Nissan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Keldaneri Corp.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Autocom Nissan of San Leandro
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    San Leandro Nissan, San Leandro, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    07/15/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bunnin/Graham
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Leo Bunnin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Richard Graham
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bunnin Chevrolet-Cadillac
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Graham Chevrolet-Cadillac, Santa Barbara, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Performance Brokerage Services 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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      06/30/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          06/06/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    05/21/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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.