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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
    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
            Gilmore/Bayer
            Terry Gilmore
            Robert Bayer
              Paradise Buick-GMC
              Temecula Buick-GMC, Temecula, Calif
                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. Kerrigan Advisors represented Fladeboe in its sale to Conant.
                    09/09/14
                    Zoerb/Wellborn
                    Rick Zoerb
                    Wellborn family
                      Rick Zoerb Ford
                      Riverside Ford, Cedartown, Ga.
                        09/09/14
                        Russ Darrow/Amato
                        Russ Darrow Group
                        John Amato
                          Russ Darrow Mazda of Milwaukee
                          Amato Mazda, Milwaukee
                            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.
                                  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
                                                    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
                                                      Sunroad/Gardon
                                                      Sunroad Automotive
                                                      Joe Gardon
                                                      Midway Jeep-Chrysler-Dodge-Ram, San Diego
                                                            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
                                                              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
                                                                  Premier/Matt
                                                                  Premier Automotive Group
                                                                  Todd Matt
                                                                    Victory Ford
                                                                    Bonner Springs Ford, Bonner Springs, Kan.
                                                                    Tim Wild of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                    08/06/14
                                                                    Victory/Omoomy
                                                                    Victory Automotive Group
                                                                    Ali Omoomy
                                                                      Marin County Ford
                                                                      Journey Ford, Novato, Calif.
                                                                      Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                      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
                                                                                  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
                                                                                    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
                                                                                        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
                                                                                          Imperio/Cappo
                                                                                          Imperio Motors
                                                                                          Jeffrey Cappo of Victory Automotive Group
                                                                                            Imperio Nissan
                                                                                            Ocean Nissan, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
                                                                                            Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                            07/15/14
                                                                                            Autocom/Keldaneri
                                                                                            Autocom Nissan
                                                                                            Keldaneri Corp.
                                                                                              Autocom Nissan of San Leandro
                                                                                              San Leandro Nissan, San Leandro, Calif.
                                                                                              Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                              07/15/14
                                                                                              Bunnin/Graham
                                                                                              Leo Bunnin
                                                                                              Richard Graham
                                                                                                Bunnin Chevrolet-Cadillac
                                                                                                Graham Chevrolet-Cadillac, Santa Barbara, Calif.
                                                                                                Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                07/03/14
                                                                                                Gregory, Johnson/Mathis
                                                                                                Wayne and Alicia Gregory, Neil Johnson
                                                                                                Donnie Mathis
                                                                                                  BMW of Meridian, Mazda of Meridian
                                                                                                  Sunbelt BMW-Mazda, Meridian, Miss.
                                                                                                  Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions was the adviser.
                                                                                                  07/03/14
                                                                                                  Suburban/Sonic
                                                                                                  Suburban Collection
                                                                                                  Sonic Automotive
                                                                                                    Suburban Cadillac of Plymouth; Suburban Cadillac of Lansing
                                                                                                    Don Massey Cadillac, Plymouth, Mich.; Capitol Cadillac, Lansing, Mich.
                                                                                                      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
                                                                                                            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
                                                                                                              Lithia/Alfonso
                                                                                                              Lithia Motors
                                                                                                              Victor Alfonso
                                                                                                                Cadillac of Portland Lloyd Center
                                                                                                                Vic Alfonso Cadillac, Portland, Ore.
                                                                                                                  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
                                                                                                                    Ostrow, Camastro/Birkenstock
                                                                                                                    Michael Ostrow, Robert Camastro
                                                                                                                    John Birkenstock
                                                                                                                      Hudson Valley Automotive Enterprises (Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram)
                                                                                                                      Newburgh Park Motors, Newburgh, N.Y.
                                                                                                                      Thomas J. Hayes & Associates advised the seller. The buyers own two Mercedes-Benz dealerships in New York and Connecticut.
                                                                                                                      06/30/14
                                                                                                                      Gill/McKenna
                                                                                                                      Jay Gill
                                                                                                                      Mike McKenna
                                                                                                                        Windward Ford of Hawaii
                                                                                                                        McKenna's Windward Ford, Kailua, Hawaii
                                                                                                                        Gill owns five dealerships in California that sell 11 brands.
                                                                                                                        06/30/14
                                                                                                                        AutoCanada/Levac, Hammer
                                                                                                                        AutoCanada
                                                                                                                        Joel Levac and Dick Hammer
                                                                                                                        BMW Canbec and Mini Mont Royal, Montreal
                                                                                                                            The dealerships retailed a combined 1,652 new and 713 used vehicles in 2013.
                                                                                                                            06/30/14
                                                                                                                            Lithia/DCH
                                                                                                                            Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                            DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                                                  Lithia's purchase of DCH and its 27 dealerships in California, New York and New Jersey is expected to close in the fourth quarter.
                                                                                                                                  06/06/14
                                                                                                                                  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
                                                                                                                                          Meade, Mitchell/Hudson
                                                                                                                                          Barron Meade, Mark Mitchell
                                                                                                                                          David Hudson
                                                                                                                                          Toyota of Bristol, Bristol, Tenn.
                                                                                                                                              Bob Morris of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                              05/21/14
                                                                                                                                              Dennis/Clark
                                                                                                                                              Kurt Dennis
                                                                                                                                              Jerry Clark
                                                                                                                                                Wapak Ford
                                                                                                                                                Clark Ford, Wapakoneta, Ohio
                                                                                                                                                Tim Wild of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                05/21/14
                                                                                                                                                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
                                                                                                                                                  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
                                                                                                                                                    Premier/Hoss
                                                                                                                                                    Premier Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                    Richard Hoss
                                                                                                                                                      Victory Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                                                                                                                      Bob Hoss Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Kansas City, Kan.
                                                                                                                                                      Tim Wild of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                      05/21/14
                                                                                                                                                      Franklin/Matt
                                                                                                                                                      Jeremy Franklin
                                                                                                                                                      Cory Matt
                                                                                                                                                        Jeremy Franklin Mitsubishi, Kansas City, Mo.
                                                                                                                                                        Lee's Summit Mitsubishi, Lees Summit, Mo.
                                                                                                                                                        Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                        05/07/14
                                                                                                                                                        Group 1/A-Rod
                                                                                                                                                        Group 1 Automotive
                                                                                                                                                        A-Rod LP
                                                                                                                                                          Mercedes-Benz of Clear Lake
                                                                                                                                                          Alex Rodriguez Mercedes-Benz, League City, Texas
                                                                                                                                                          The dealership is expected to generate $85 million in annual revenues.
                                                                                                                                                          05/07/14
                                                                                                                                                          Tasca/Masse
                                                                                                                                                          Bob Tasca Jr.
                                                                                                                                                          Paul Masse
                                                                                                                                                            Tasca Buick-GMC
                                                                                                                                                            Paul Masse Buick-GMC, Woonsocket, R.I.
                                                                                                                                                            Nancy Phillips & Associates was the adviser to the seller. The dealership retails about 700 new and 300 used units a year.
                                                                                                                                                            05/07/14
                                                                                                                                                            Browning/Louie
                                                                                                                                                            Browning Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                            Joe Louie
                                                                                                                                                              Browning Mazda of Alhambra
                                                                                                                                                              Mazda of Alhambra, Alhambra, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                05/07/14
                                                                                                                                                                Larry H. Miller/Schenden
                                                                                                                                                                Larry H. Miller Dealerships
                                                                                                                                                                John Schenden
                                                                                                                                                                Pro Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram, Thornton, Colo.
                                                                                                                                                                Larry H. Miller Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram 104th
                                                                                                                                                                    05/07/14
                                                                                                                                                                    Ganis, Moore/Bradford
                                                                                                                                                                    Pete Ganis, Roger Moore
                                                                                                                                                                    Jon Bradford
                                                                                                                                                                      Texana Buick-GMC, Texana Ford
                                                                                                                                                                      Bradford Motor Cars, Edna, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                        05/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                        Gee/McCarroll
                                                                                                                                                                        Ryan Gee of Gee Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                        McCarroll Enterprises
                                                                                                                                                                        South Tacoma Honda, Tacoma, Wash.
                                                                                                                                                                            Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                            05/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                            DCH/Penske
                                                                                                                                                                            DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                            Penske Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                              DCH Honda of Mission Valley
                                                                                                                                                                              Honda of Mission Valley, San Diego
                                                                                                                                                                                05/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                                Lithia/Massey
                                                                                                                                                                                Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                Charlie Massey
                                                                                                                                                                                Access Ford-Lincoln, Corpus Christi, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                    Performance Brokerage Services advised Lithia.
                                                                                                                                                                                    05/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                                    Ourisman/Martens
                                                                                                                                                                                    Ourisman Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                    Martens Carsof Washington
                                                                                                                                                                                      Ourisman Volkswagen of Bethesda, Bethesda, Md.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Martens Volkswagen
                                                                                                                                                                                      The sale represents the last remaining dealership owned by the Martens family. CBREW Dealership Capital Group advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                      05/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                                      Kuni/Carlsen
                                                                                                                                                                                      Kuni Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                      Carlsen Motor Cars
                                                                                                                                                                                        Audi Palo Alto
                                                                                                                                                                                        Carlsen Audi, Palo Alto, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                        The store sold about 700 new and used vehicles in 2013. John Pico of Advising Automobile Dealers advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                        04/23/14
                                                                                                                                                                                        Trophy/Peterson, Zubieta
                                                                                                                                                                                        Trophy Automotive Dealer Group
                                                                                                                                                                                        David Peterson and Steve Zubieta
                                                                                                                                                                                        Mercedes-Benz of Encino, Los Angeles
                                                                                                                                                                                            Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the exclusive advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                                            04/23/14
                                                                                                                                                                                            Preston/Blecki, Bateman
                                                                                                                                                                                            Preston Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                            Jim Blecki and Tjark Bateman
                                                                                                                                                                                            Boulevard Auto Sales (Ford, Lincoln)
                                                                                                                                                                                                The two dealerships, one in Georgetown, Del., and the other in Lewes, Del., retail about 520 new and 450 used vehicles a year.
                                                                                                                                                                                                04/23/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                Spartan/Kendall
                                                                                                                                                                                                Spartan Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                                Kendall Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Subaru of Missoula
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Kendall Subaru of Missoula, Mont.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ozog Automotive advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  04/23/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hodge/Barnard
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dario Hodge
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mike Barnard
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tradition Chevrolet-Cadillac-Buick-GMC
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mike Barnard Chevrolet-Cadillac-Buick-GMC, Newark, N.Y.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Thomas J. Hayes & Associates advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    04/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Falkenberg/Reinprecht, Kohl
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mark Falkenberg
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mike Reinprecht, Sandra Kohl
                                                                                                                                                                                                    St. Clair Nissan, Toronto
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dealer Solutions Canada was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        04/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                        DCH/Penske
                                                                                                                                                                                                        DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Penske Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                          DCH Honda of Mission Valley
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Honda of Mission Valley, San Diego
                                                                                                                                                                                                            04/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                            AutoCanada/McNaught
                                                                                                                                                                                                            AutoCanada
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Gord McNaught Jr., Andrew McNaught
                                                                                                                                                                                                            McNaught Cadillac-Buick-GMC, Winnipeg, Manitoba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                In 2013, the dealership retailed 593 new and 520 used vehicles.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                03/26/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Penske/DCH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Penske Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                BMW of Greenwich, Greenwich, Conn.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The dealership is expected to generate about $190 million in annual revenue.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    03/26/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Green/Arnlund
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Green Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bert Arnlund
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Kalispell Hyundai, Kalispell, Mont.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        03/26/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        DCH/Penske
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Penske Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          DCH Honda of Nanuet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Honda of Nanuet, Nanuet, N.Y.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            03/26/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ourisman/Martens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ourisman Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Martens Cars of Washington
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ourisman Volkswagen of Bethesda, Bethesda, Md.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Martens Volkswagen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The sale represents the last remaining dealership owned by the Martens family. CBREW Dealership Capital Group advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              03/26/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Victory/Shuken
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Victory Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tori and Jon Shuken
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ocean Honda Ventura
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Vista Honda, Ventura, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                03/20/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lithia/Zamora
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bob Zamora
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Volkswagen of Stockton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hammer Lane Volkswagen, Stockton, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The store is expected to add $20 million in annual revenues to Lithia.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  03/20/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Kendall/Anderson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Kendall Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tom Anderson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Carrera Motors (Audi, Porsche, Volkswagen and BMW), Bend, Ore.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MD Johnson advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      03/20/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lithia/Hawaii Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hawaii Automotive Retailing Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Honolulu Buick-GMC-Cadillac and Honolulu Volkswagen in Honolulu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The stores are expected to add $75 million to Lithia's annual revenues. National Business Brokers was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          03/06/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Newton, Abbondanza/ Victory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bill Newton and Mike Abbondanza
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Victory Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Newton Nissan South
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Victory Nissan South, Shelbyville, Tenn.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            03/06/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            McCurley/ Abajian, Hanson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bill and Mason McCurley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Scott Abajian and Gary Hanson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              McCurley Integrity Toyota of Walla Walla
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Abajian Toyota-Scion, Walla Walla, Wash.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The dealership retails about 350 new and 450 used vehicles a year.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              03/06/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Premier Watertown/ Hadelman, FitzMaurice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Premier Watertown
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MaryEllen Hadelman and Kevin FitzMaurice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Premier Subaru Watertown, Volvo of Watertown
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Chase Parkway Volvo-Subaru, Watertown, Conn.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  03/06/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Euro Motorcars/ Martens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Euro Motorcars
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Martens Cars of Washington
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Euro Motorcars Volvo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Martens Volvo, Washington, D.C.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CBRE Dealership Capital Group was the adviser to the seller. Euro Motorcars will move the franchise to one of its existing facilities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    02/28/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Servco/Kitagawa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Servco Pacific
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ray Kitagawa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Island Subaru Maui, Kahului, Hawaii
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Servco Subaru Maui
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      02/28/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fenton/Reed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Brad and Lance Fenton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Randy Reed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Randy Reed Nissan, Kansas City, Mo.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Fenton Nissan of Tiffany Springs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        02/28/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Evans/Golling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        James Evans Jr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bill Golling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Golling's Arena Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Dayton, Ohio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Evans Arena Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tim Wild of the Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          02/28/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kody/Dixon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kody Holdings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ken Dixon Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ken Dixon Honda, Ken Dixon Chevrolet-Cadillac, Waldorf, Md.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Waldorf Honda, Waldorf Chevrolet-Cadillac
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CBRE Dealership Capital Group was the adviser to the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Suburban/ Underwood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Suburban Collection
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Gloria Underwood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Suburban Chevrolet of Clinton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Underwood Chevrolet, Clinton, Mich.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The store sold about 700 vehicles, new and used, in 2013.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Serra, Carver/ Bannen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Serra Automotive Inc. and Barry Carver
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tom Bannen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Serra Chevrolet-Buick-GMC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tom Bannen Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Madison, Tenn.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Barry Carver, an equity partner in the purchase, will run the store.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lithia/ Kitagawa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ray Kitagawa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Island Honda, Kahului, Hawaii
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The store is expected to generate $30 million in annual revenue. Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nissani/ Middlekauff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hooman Nissani
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ric Middlekauff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hooman Hyundai of Los Angeles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      L.A. Hyundai at LAX, Inglewood, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Kiefer/ Griffin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      John Kiefer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Josh Griffin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kiefer Nissan of Gresham
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Gresham Nissan, Troutdale, Ore.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kiefer Auto Group now owns five dealerships in Oregon, two in California and two in Idaho. Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Qvale/ Heard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bruce Qvale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jed Heard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Midland Buick-GMC-Cadillac
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Berg Motor Co., Midland, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MD Johnson Inc. advised the seller. It is Qvale's first acquisition in Texas.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Nissani/ Middlekauff, Koper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hooman Nissani
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ric Middlekauff and Michael Koper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Hooman Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            L.A. Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram at LAX, Inglewood, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            This is the first acquisition of a domestic brand by Hooman Nissani, owner of Hooman Automotive Group. Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Johnson/ Laughridge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dan Johnson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Terry Laughridge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Metro Kia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Terry Reid Kia, Cartersville, Ga.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Dan Johnson is a former car dealer who decided to re-enter the business. Performance Brokerage Services represented the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              McCurry/ Reinschmidt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Todd McCurry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              KR and Norma Reinschmidt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mountain Home Auto Ranch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Performance Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Mountain Home, Idaho
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Todd McCurry's Mountain Home Auto Ranch, which sells Ford, Lincoln, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram, adds three General Motors brands to its lineup. Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Group 1/ Heller
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Group 1 Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                DJ Heller
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ford of Escondido, Hyundai of Escondido
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Heller Ford, Heller Hyundai in Escondido, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Presidio was the adviser to the Heller family. The dealerships are expected to generate $135 million in estimated annual revenues for Group 1.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  AutoNation/ Mize
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  AutoNation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Kevin Mize, O'Hare Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    AutoNation Honda O'Hare, AutoNation Hyundai O'Hare
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    O'Hare Honda, O'Hare Hyundai in Des Plaines, Ill.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Retail sales of more than 3,100 new and used vehicles at the two stores generated approximately $86 million in annual revenue in 2012.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ingersoll/ Sylvester
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Todd Ingersoll
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mike Sylvester
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      M&S of Pawling in Pawling, N.Y.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ingersoll Auto of Pawling (Cadillac, Chevrolet)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Thomas J. Hayes of Thomas J. Hayes & Associates was the broker.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      01/27/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Group 1/ Jay
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Group 1 Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jay Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Rivertown Toyota, Rivertown Scion, Rivertown Buick-GMC, Rivertown Subaru, Rivertown Mazda and Volvo of Columbus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jay Toyota-Scion, Jay Buick-GMC, Jay Subaru of Columbus, Jay Mazda and Volvo of Columbus, Columbus, Ga.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The dealerships are expected to generate $150 million in estimated annual revenues.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        01/27/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Flynn/ Findlay, Nolte
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jim Flynn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Cliff Findlay and the Nolte family
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kingman Chevrolet-Buick and Kingman Honda
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Cliff Findlay Auto Center and Findlay-Nolte Honda, Kingman, Ariz.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The sale follows the death of Hank Nolte, a partner of Findlay. Performance Brokerage Services was the exclusive adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          12/23/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          GAINSCO/ Dallas Hyundai
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          GAINSCO Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dallas Hyundai Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bob Stallings Hyundai
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            South Dallas Hyundai, Dallas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            GAINSCO, of Dallas, sells auto insurance in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            12/23/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Metro Motor/ Fields
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Michael Grieco Jr. of Metro Motor Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            John Fields of Fields Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Jaguar-Land Rover Treasure Coast, Fort Pierce, Fla.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The dealership sold about 115 vehicles in 2012. Metro Motor Group, established in 1978 in New England, in recent years has focused on expanding into Florida. Performance Brokerage Services Inc. was the adviser to the buyer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12/23/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Penske/ Frank Smith
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Penske Automotive Group Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Frank Smith Toyota-Scion and Hyundai
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Frank Smith Toyota-Scion; Frank Smith Hyundai, Pharr, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The two dealerships are expected to generate approximately $200 million in annual revenue. Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.


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