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Dealership Buy/Sell

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

CLICK ON COLUMN HEADERS TO SORT BY FIELD.           Newly Updated: Denotes items updated within the last 20 days
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
    07/29/15
    Young/Schanski
    Young Automotive Group of Michigan
    Richard Schanski
      Young Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Ionia
      Schanski Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram, Ionia, Mich.
      Brad Bickle of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
      07/29/15
      McGrath/Scheffer
      Gary McGrath
      Loren Scheffer
        Volvo Cars of Fort Myers
        Volvo of Fort Myers, Fort Myers, Fla.
        Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group advised the buyer.
        07/29/15
        Aaronson, Sciarrino, Baron/Manfredi
        Josh Aaronson, Marcello Sciarrino, Ron Baron, David Baron
        Manfredi Auto Group
          Island Toyota, Island Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Island Kia, Island Hyundai, Island Mazda, Island Fiat, Island Mitsubishi, Island Subaru
          Manfredi Toyota, Manfredi Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Manfredi Kia, Manfredi Hyundai, Manfredi Mazda, Manfredi Fiat, Manfredi Mitsubishi, Subaru of Staten Island, New York
          Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group advised the buyer, Island Auto Group. All the stores are on Staten Island.
          07/20/15
          Coastal States/Vaden
          Coastal States Automotive Group
          Vaden Automotive Group
            Savannah Volkswagen
            Vaden Volkswagen, Savannah, Ga.
              07/20/15
              Vaden/Coastal States
              Vaden Automotive Group
              Coastal States Automotive Group
                Vaden Nissan of Hilton Head, Infiniti of Hilton Head
                Hilton Head Nissan, Hilton Head Infiniti, Hardeeville, S.C.
                  07/20/15
                  Jenkins/Palm
                  Jenkins Auto Group
                  Palm Automotive Group
                    Jenkins Kia of Ocala
                    Palm Kia, Ocala, Fla.
                    MD Johnson advised the seller.
                    07/20/15
                    Courtesy/Ballweg
                    Courtesy Auto Group
                    Ballweg Automotive
                      Courtesy Ford of Sauk City
                      Ballweg Ford, Sauk City, Wis.
                        07/20/15
                        Ciocca/Helmer, Knopf
                        Ciocca Dealerships
                        David Helmer and Charles Knopf
                          Audi Allentown
                          Knopf Audi, Allentown, Pa.
                            07/06/15
                            Bommarito/Garlich, Haegele, Schmitz
                            Bommarito Automotive Group
                            Chris Garlich, Jeffrey Garlich, William Haegele, Craig Schmitz
                              Bommarito Nissan West
                              West County Nissan, Ballwin, Mo.
                                07/06/15
                                VanGorder/Garrett
                                Steve VanGorder
                                Ron Garrett
                                  SVG Chevrolet
                                  Ron Garrett Chevrolet, Greenville, Ohio
                                    07/06/15
                                    Puklich/Perkins
                                    Elyse Puklich
                                    Jerry Perkins
                                      Puklich Chevrolet-Buick-GMC
                                      Perkins Inc. of Valley City, Valley City, N.D.
                                        07/06/15
                                        Asbury/Davidson
                                        Asbury Automotive Group
                                        Mike Davidson
                                          Coggin Ford
                                          Mike Davidson Ford, Jacksonville, Fla.
                                          The store, with expected annual revenue of about $90 million, will be Asbury’s 24th new-vehicle dealership in Florida.
                                          Alan Haig and Nate Klebacha of Haig Partners advised the seller.
                                          07/06/15
                                          Nelson/Snider
                                          Dwight Nelson
                                          Blake Snider
                                          Elk Grove Kia, Elk Grove, Calif.
                                              Phil Vogel of Vogel Strategies advised the seller.
                                              06/30/15
                                              Holman/Rosen
                                              Holman Automotive Group
                                              Don Rosen
                                              Audi Willow Grove, Willow Grove, Pa.
                                                    06/30/15
                                                    Zeigler/International
                                                    Zeigler Auto Group
                                                    International Autos
                                                      Mini of Orland Park, Orland Park, Ill.
                                                      Mini of Tinley Park, Tinley Park, Ill.
                                                      Zeigler added the franchise to its BMW store in Orland Park.
                                                      06/30/15
                                                      May/Nay, Dunham
                                                      Greg May Auto Group
                                                      Sam Nay III and Holly Dunham
                                                        Greg May Hyundai
                                                        Waco Hyundai, Waco, Texas
                                                          06/16/15
                                                          Corwin/Duffack
                                                          Tim Corwin
                                                          Jim Duffack
                                                            Corwin Toyota-Scion of Bellevue
                                                            Bellevue Toyota-Scion, Bellevue, Neb.
                                                              06/16/15
                                                              Leckner/Rosner
                                                              Carl Leckner
                                                              Rosner Auto Group
                                                                Leckner Nissan
                                                                Rosner Nissan of Stafford, Stafford, Va.
                                                                  06/16/15
                                                                  Dibre/Potamkin
                                                                  Patrick Dibre
                                                                  Potamkin Automotive
                                                                    Honda of Aventura
                                                                    Aventura Honda, North Miami Beach, Fla.
                                                                    Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions advised the buyer.
                                                                    06/16/15
                                                                    Fox/Harkema
                                                                    Fox Motors
                                                                    Clare Harkema
                                                                      Fox Chevrolet
                                                                      Seif Chevrolet-Buick, Caledonia, Mich.
                                                                      Fox added Buick to its existing Buick-GMC store in Comstock Park, Mich., also outside Grand Rapids.
                                                                      06/16/15
                                                                      Salsbury/Harris
                                                                      Leah Salsbury
                                                                      Brian Harris
                                                                        Salsbury’s Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Baton Rouge
                                                                        Brian Harris Chrysler-Jeep, Baton Rouge, La.
                                                                        Salsbury acquired the Chrysler and Jeep franchises and added them to its existing dealership, the former Salsbury’s Dodge City.
                                                                        06/09/15
                                                                        Edwards/Fitzpatrick
                                                                        Dave Edwards
                                                                        Thomas Fitzpatrick
                                                                          Edwards Chevrolet-Buick-GMC
                                                                          Fitzpatrick Auto Center, Storm Lake, Iowa
                                                                          Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                          06/09/15
                                                                          Victory/Lithia
                                                                          Victory Automotive Group
                                                                          Lithia Motors
                                                                            Classic Honda of Midland
                                                                            Lithia Honda of Midland, Midland, Texas
                                                                            Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                            06/09/15
                                                                            Sutherlin/Chiarenza
                                                                            Sutherlin Automotive
                                                                            Tommy Chiarenza
                                                                              Sutherlin Nissan of Vero Beach
                                                                              Vero U.S. 1 Nissan, Vero Beach, Fla.
                                                                                06/09/15
                                                                                Bayird/Crowe
                                                                                Bayird Auto Group
                                                                                Blake and Janet Crowe
                                                                                  Keith Bayird Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep
                                                                                  Earl’s Dodge-Jeep, West Plains, Mo.
                                                                                  Hicks Management & Consulting Group was the adviser.
                                                                                  Brands: Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram
                                                                                  06/09/15
                                                                                  Cunningham/Stewart
                                                                                  Malcolm Cunningham
                                                                                  Gordon Stewart
                                                                                    Malcolm Cunningham Chevrolet
                                                                                    Gordon Chevrolet, Augusta, Ga.
                                                                                    Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                    06/09/15
                                                                                    Price/Garcia
                                                                                    Dave Price
                                                                                    Brian Garcia
                                                                                      Price Ford of Turlock
                                                                                      Patchetts Ford, Turlock, Calif.
                                                                                      Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                      06/09/15
                                                                                      Richards/Brisson
                                                                                      Bob Richards Automotive Group
                                                                                      Lynn Brisson
                                                                                        Bob Richards Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                                                        Triangle Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Graniteville, S.C.
                                                                                          05/29/15
                                                                                          Sons/Ed Napleton
                                                                                          Sons Automotive Group
                                                                                          Ed Napleton Automotive Group
                                                                                            Sons Kia
                                                                                            McDonough Kia, McDonough, Ga.
                                                                                              05/29/15
                                                                                              Ballweg/King
                                                                                              Ballweg Family of Dealerships
                                                                                              Steve King
                                                                                                Audi Kirkwood
                                                                                                Parktown Imports, Kirkwood, Mo.
                                                                                                Don Brown of Midwest Brokerage was the adviser.
                                                                                                Franchise: Audi
                                                                                                05/29/15
                                                                                                McClure/Levesque
                                                                                                Donald McClure
                                                                                                Daniel Levesque
                                                                                                  Grand Falls Hyundai
                                                                                                  Rendez-Vous Hyundai, Grand Falls, New Brunswick
                                                                                                  Dealer Solutions Canada advised the seller.
                                                                                                  05/29/15
                                                                                                  Straub/Glen Dale
                                                                                                  Straub Automotive
                                                                                                  Glen Dale Motor Co.
                                                                                                    Straub Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                                                                    Glen Dale Motor Co., Glen Dale, W.Va.
                                                                                                      05/29/15
                                                                                                      Landmark/Hogan
                                                                                                      Landmark Automotive Group
                                                                                                      John Hogan
                                                                                                        Landmark Ford
                                                                                                        Crossroads Ford, Springfield, Ill.
                                                                                                          05/29/15
                                                                                                          Victory/Snider
                                                                                                          Victory Automotive Group
                                                                                                          Blake Snider
                                                                                                            Freeway Toyota-Scion of Hanford
                                                                                                            Hanford Toyota-Scion, Hanford, Calif.
                                                                                                            Phil Vogel of Vogel Strategies advised the seller.
                                                                                                            05/29/15
                                                                                                            Indigo/King
                                                                                                            Indigo Auto Group
                                                                                                            Steve King
                                                                                                              Porsche St. Louis Central
                                                                                                              Parktown Imports, Kirkwood, Mo.
                                                                                                              MD Johnson advised the buyer.
                                                                                                              Franchise: Porsche
                                                                                                              05/29/15
                                                                                                              AutoNation/Cross, Cueny, Anderson
                                                                                                              AutoNation
                                                                                                              Jim Cross, Brian Cueny, Don Anderson
                                                                                                                Jaguar Spokane, Land Rover Spokane, Volvo of Spokane
                                                                                                                Jaguar-Land Rover-Volvo of Spokane, Spokane, Wash.
                                                                                                                MD Johnson advised the seller.
                                                                                                                05/29/15
                                                                                                                Pitre, Simkins, Stever/Garcia
                                                                                                                Bob Pitre, Scott Simkins, Tom Stever
                                                                                                                Garcia Automotive Group
                                                                                                                  Pitre Kia
                                                                                                                  Cottonwood Kia, Albuquerque, N.M.
                                                                                                                    05/29/15
                                                                                                                    Asbury/Hoban
                                                                                                                    Asbury Automotive Group
                                                                                                                    Pat Hoban
                                                                                                                      Nalley Nissan Atlanta
                                                                                                                      Capitol City Nissan, Chamblee, Ga.
                                                                                                                        05/29/15
                                                                                                                        #1 Cochran/Venmar
                                                                                                                        #1 Cochran
                                                                                                                        Kenneth Venmar
                                                                                                                          #1 Cochran Subaru of Butler County
                                                                                                                          Kerven Subaru, Butler, Pa.
                                                                                                                            05/29/15
                                                                                                                            Reichard/Bloom
                                                                                                                            Jeff Reichard
                                                                                                                            Bruce Bloom
                                                                                                                              Reichard Chevrolet
                                                                                                                              Boose Chevrolet, Brookville, Ohio
                                                                                                                                05/12/15
                                                                                                                                RFJ/Smith
                                                                                                                                RFJ Auto Partners
                                                                                                                                Dave Smith Auto Group
                                                                                                                                Dave Smith Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Dave Smith Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac, Kellogg, Idaho
                                                                                                                                      05/12/15
                                                                                                                                      Muller/Rosen
                                                                                                                                      Muller Auto Group
                                                                                                                                      Saul Rosen
                                                                                                                                        Muller Honda of Gurnee
                                                                                                                                        Rosen Honda of Gurnee, Gurnee, Ill.
                                                                                                                                          05/12/15
                                                                                                                                          Qvale/Tompkins
                                                                                                                                          Bruce Qvale
                                                                                                                                          Norm Tompkins
                                                                                                                                            Jaguar San Jose
                                                                                                                                            San Jose British Motors Jaguar, San Jose, Calif.
                                                                                                                                            MD Johnson Inc. advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                            05/12/15
                                                                                                                                            Gresham/DiVito
                                                                                                                                            Gresham Automotive Holdings
                                                                                                                                            Anthony DiVito
                                                                                                                                            Gresham Subaru, Gresham, Ore.
                                                                                                                                                Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                05/12/15
                                                                                                                                                Martinez/Bush
                                                                                                                                                Ralph Martinez
                                                                                                                                                Tim Bush
                                                                                                                                                BMW of Tri-Cities, Richland, Wash.
                                                                                                                                                    MD Johnson Inc. advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                    05/12/15
                                                                                                                                                    Steven/Davies, Hatchett, Devlin
                                                                                                                                                    Brandon Steven
                                                                                                                                                    Scott Davies, Steve Hatchett, Tom Devlin
                                                                                                                                                      Eddy’s Volvo of Wichita
                                                                                                                                                      Volvo of Wichita, Wichita, Kan.
                                                                                                                                                        05/12/15
                                                                                                                                                        Orr/Norton
                                                                                                                                                        Jimmy and Keith Orr
                                                                                                                                                        Jim Norton
                                                                                                                                                          Jimmy Cleveland Toyota of Lawton
                                                                                                                                                          Jim Norton Toyota of Lawton, Lawton, Okla.
                                                                                                                                                          Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                                                          04/24/15
                                                                                                                                                          Wallace, Patterson, Orr/Crown
                                                                                                                                                          Kirk Wallace, Trey Patterson, Keith Orr
                                                                                                                                                          Crown Motor Co.
                                                                                                                                                            Crown Volkswagen, Tyler, Texas
                                                                                                                                                            Patterson Volkswagen of Tyler
                                                                                                                                                              04/24/15
                                                                                                                                                              Group 1/David
                                                                                                                                                              Group 1 Automotive
                                                                                                                                                              Brett David
                                                                                                                                                              Prestige Audi, North Miami Beach, Fla.
                                                                                                                                                                  The dealership has traditionally been ranked in the top 10 Audi dealerships in the U.S. for new-vehicle sales and is expected to generate $160 million in estimated annual revenues. Bill Scrivner of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                  04/24/15
                                                                                                                                                                  Steven/Self
                                                                                                                                                                  Brandon Steven
                                                                                                                                                                  Joe Self
                                                                                                                                                                    Eddy’s Chevrolet-Cadillac
                                                                                                                                                                    Joe Self Chevrolet-Cadillac, Wichita, Kan.
                                                                                                                                                                    Hicks Management & Consulting advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                    04/24/15
                                                                                                                                                                    RFJ/Corwin
                                                                                                                                                                    RFJ Auto Partners
                                                                                                                                                                    Corwin Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                      Honda of Jefferson City, Hyundai of Jefferson City, Nissan of Jefferson City, Kia of Jefferson City
                                                                                                                                                                      Corwin Honda, Corwin Hyundai, Corwin Nissan, Corwin Kia, Jefferson City, Mo.
                                                                                                                                                                      Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                      04/24/15
                                                                                                                                                                      RFJ/Beaver
                                                                                                                                                                      RFJ Auto Partners
                                                                                                                                                                      Mike Beaver
                                                                                                                                                                        Toyota-Scion of Santa Fe
                                                                                                                                                                        Beaver Toyota-Scion Santa Fe, Santa Fe, N.M.
                                                                                                                                                                        Hicks Management & Consulting advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                        04/24/15
                                                                                                                                                                        Dellen/McCoy
                                                                                                                                                                        Dellen Automotive Family
                                                                                                                                                                        Mike McCoy
                                                                                                                                                                          Dellen Ford-Lincoln
                                                                                                                                                                          Bill McCoy Ford-Lincoln, Muncie, Ind.
                                                                                                                                                                          Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                          04/24/15
                                                                                                                                                                          Sheehy/Friendship
                                                                                                                                                                          Sheehy Auto Stores
                                                                                                                                                                          Friendship Motors
                                                                                                                                                                            Sheehy Infiniti of Chantilly
                                                                                                                                                                            Infiniti of Chantilly, Chantilly, Va.
                                                                                                                                                                            CBRE Dealership Capital Services advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                            04/24/15
                                                                                                                                                                            Hatfield/Neal
                                                                                                                                                                            Jay Hatfield
                                                                                                                                                                            Kenny Neal
                                                                                                                                                                              Jay Hatfield Ford
                                                                                                                                                                              Kenny Neal Ford, Sarcoxie, Mo.
                                                                                                                                                                                04/24/15
                                                                                                                                                                                AutoCanada/McCook, Styner, Leger
                                                                                                                                                                                AutoCanada
                                                                                                                                                                                Larry McCook, Brad Styner, Jolayne Leger
                                                                                                                                                                                Airdrie Chrysler, Airdrie, Alberta
                                                                                                                                                                                    FRANCHISES: Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram
                                                                                                                                                                                    04/24/15
                                                                                                                                                                                    Booth/Dicken
                                                                                                                                                                                    Tony Booth
                                                                                                                                                                                    Doug Dicken
                                                                                                                                                                                      Windy Chevrolet
                                                                                                                                                                                      Ellensburg Chevrolet, Ellensburg, Wash.
                                                                                                                                                                                        04/24/15
                                                                                                                                                                                        West-Herr/Fabrizio
                                                                                                                                                                                        West-Herr Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                        Dan Fabrizio
                                                                                                                                                                                          West-Herr Nissan Williamsville, Infiniti of Williamsville
                                                                                                                                                                                          Autoplace Nissan, Autoplace Infiniti, Williamsville, N.Y.
                                                                                                                                                                                            04/24/15
                                                                                                                                                                                            Kunes/Harkness
                                                                                                                                                                                            Kunes Country Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                            Pete Harkness Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                              Kunes Country Auto Group of Oregon; Kunes Country Auto Group Ford-Lincoln of Sterling and Kunes Country Auto Group Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Buick of Sterling; Kunes Country Auto Group of Morrison
                                                                                                                                                                                              Pete Harkness of Oregon, Oregon, Ill.; Pete Harkness Ford-Lincoln and Pete Harkness Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Buick, Sterling, Ill.; Pete Harkness Chevrolet, Morrison, Ill.
                                                                                                                                                                                                04/24/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                Blaise Alexander/Baugher
                                                                                                                                                                                                Blaise Alexander
                                                                                                                                                                                                Baugher Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Blaise Alexander Chrysler-Dodge-Ram
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Baugher Motors, Codorus, Pa.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    04/15/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tobin/Roundtree
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Dan Tobin
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Roundtree Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dan Tobin Buick-GMC-Chevrolet, Columbus, Ohio
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Chevrolet of Dublin, Dublin, Ohio
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tobin combined the Chevrolet franchise with Buick and GMC at his Columbus dealership. Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      04/15/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ehrler/Barrett
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jim Ehrler
                                                                                                                                                                                                      John, Russ and Stephen Barrett
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Berlin Chevrolet, Berlin Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Barrett Chevrolet, Barrett Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram, Berlin, Md.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        CBRE Dealership Capital Services advised the sellers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        04/15/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lucas/Collection
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Chris Lucas
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Collection Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kia of Streetsboro, Streetsboro, Ohio
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            04/15/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bies, Williams/Kinney
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Thomas Bies, Karl Williams
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Doug Kinney
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Premier Mazda, Kansas City, Mo.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                04/15/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Baron, Aaronson, Sciarrino/Esposito, Tackett
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ron Baron, David Baron, Josh Aaronson and Marcello Sciarrino
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Frank Esposito and Frank Tackett
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hudson Kia, Jersey City, N.J.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    04/15/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    AutoNation/California Superstores
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    AutoNation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    California Superstores
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      AutoNation Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Valencia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Valencia Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Valencia, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Phil Vogel of Vogel Strategies was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      04/15/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Golling/Stock
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bill Golling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jim Stock
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Golling Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Chelsea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Village Motor Sales, Chelsea, Mich.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tim Wild of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        04/01/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Five Star/Herron
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Five Star Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Louie Herron
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Five Star Toyota-Scion of Milledgeville
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Louie Herron Toyota-Scion, Milledgeville, Ga.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          04/01/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Victory/McConnell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Victory Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bruce McConnell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          McConnell Chevrolet, McConnell Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Healdsburg, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Victory Automotive Group acquired the McConnell Dealer Group and its two dealerships.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Performance Brokerage Services advised the buyer in the transaction.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              04/01/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rairdon/Lee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rairdon Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Jay Lee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Honda of Sumner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Jay Lee’s Honda of Sumner, Sumner, Wash.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mark Johnson of MD Johnson Inc. advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                03/25/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Williams/Schultz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Eric and Matthew Williams
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Todd, Tyler and Duane Schultz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Williams Bros. Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Schultz Motors of Milan, Milan, Mich.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    03/25/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Kelsey/Williams
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Kelsey Chevrolet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mark Williams Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Kelsey Chevrolet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lawrenceburg Chevrolet, Greendale, Ind.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Joe Sunderman Jr. of Rippe and Kingston//Cincinnati Capital Advisors advised the buyer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      03/25/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Group 1/Baillargeon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Group 1 Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Baillargeon Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      DFW Audi, Euless, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            03/25/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sorrensen/DaSilva, Vellone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lief Sorrensen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Gabriel DaSilva and Domenic Vellone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            West Toronto Kia, Toronto
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Dealer Solutions Canada was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                03/25/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Reed/Greenway
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Raymond Reed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Greenway Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Reed Nissan Clermont
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Clermont Nissan, Clermont, Fla.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    03/11/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Alizadeh/Mann, Champion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Glen and Steve Alizadeh of Auto Planet Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    John Mann, Cam Champion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Alizadehs acquired Performance Auto Group, which had 11 dealerships in St. Catharines and Grimsby, Ontario, selling 14 new-vehicle brands. Dealer Solutions Canada was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          03/11/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Greenway/Deeter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Greenway Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mischa Deeter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Greenway Mazda
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Deeter Mazda, Houston
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            03/11/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Vaughn Wyant/Turner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Vaughn Wyant Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ed Turner and family
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Audi Kelowna, Kelowna, British Columbia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  03/11/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Berkshire Hathaway/Churchill, Watson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Berkshire Hathaway Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Will Churchill, Corrie Watson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Honda of Fort Worth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Frank Kent Honda, Fort Worth, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hicks Management & Consulting Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    03/11/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    McLarty/Fletcher
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    McLarty Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Frank Fletcher
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Columbia Honda
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fletcher Honda Columbia, Columbia, Mo.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        03/04/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Meyer/Boyles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Doug Meyer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        David Boyles, Bud Boyles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Meyer Auto Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Boyles Motors, Maryville, Mo.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brands: Cadillac, Buick, GMC, Chevrolet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          03/04/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          RFJ/Vernon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          RFJ Auto Partners
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Vernon Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Vernon Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac, Vernon Ford, Vernon Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram, Vernon, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hicks Management & Consulting Group advised the buyer and seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              03/04/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Helfman/Symbol
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Helfman Imports
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Symbol Motor Cars
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Maserati of Houston, Houston
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Helfman Maserati
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  03/04/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ressler/Montana
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dave Ressler
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Montana Import Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Gallatin Motor Co.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Montana Import Group, Bozeman, Mont.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The site will become a standalone Subaru dealership by early summer, with the Hyundai and Volkswagen sales moving to a nearby site in Bozeman.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brands: Subaru, Hyundai, Volkswagen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    03/04/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    West-Herr/Cappellino
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    West-Herr Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Steve Cappellino
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      West-Herr Nissan of Lockport
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Cappellino Nissan, Lockport, N.Y.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      West-Herr Automotive Group ranks No. 24 on Automotive News’ list of the top 125 dealership groups based in the U.S., with retail sales of 22,726 new vehicles in 2013.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      02/25/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Coast 2 Coast/Farrell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Coast 2 Coast Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      James Farrell, Robert Farrell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Volvo of Southborough
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Farrell Volvo, Southborough, Mass.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        02/25/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kuhn/Ellis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kuhn Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jim Ellis Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kuhn Volkswagen of Marietta
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jim Ellis Volkswagen of Marietta, Marietta, Ga.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          02/25/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Denecker, Capra/ Shea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Thomas Denecker, Mike Capra
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Gerald Shea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Denecker Chevrolet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Shea Chevrolet, Middlebury, Vt.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser. Thomas Denecker combined his Denecker Chevrolet in Vergennes, Vt., with the acquisition in Middlebury.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            02/18/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Wichita/Self
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Wichita Luxury Collection
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Joe Self
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              BMW of Wichita
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Joe Self BMW, Wichita, Kan.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hicks Management & Consulting Group advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              02/18/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              RFJ/Orr
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              RFJ Auto Partners
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Keith Orr Auto
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Nissan of Greenville
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Orr Nissan of Greenville, Greenville, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hicks Management & Consulting Group advised the buyer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                02/18/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                AutoFair/Regan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                AutoFair Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ann Regan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  AutoFair Ford of Haverhill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Regan Ford, Haverhill, Mass.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    02/18/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sullivan/Primeaux
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mike Sullivan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Henry Primeaux
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Midtown Kia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Primeaux Kia, Tulsa, Okla.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hicks Management & Consulting Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      02/18/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      AutoNation/Coleman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      AutoNation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Brett Coleman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mercedes-Benz of Reno, Reno, Nev.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Haig Partners advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          02/18/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Late/Eagle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Steve Late
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          John Eagle Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Aston Martin of Austin, Bentley Austin, Lotus of Austin, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Austin, Austin, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hicks Management & Consulting Group advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              02/18/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              RFJ/Daniels, Knies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              RFJ Auto Partners
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mark Daniels, Eugene Knies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bonham Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Bonham, Texas; Greenville Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Greenville, Texas; Texoma Hyundai, Sherman, Texas; Fiat of McKinney, McKinney, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hicks Management & Consulting Group advised the buyer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  02/18/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SF/Hodsoll
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SF Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  William Hodsoll
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Durham Dodge-Chrysler, Oshawa, Ontario
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dealer Solutions Canada advised the seller in the transaction.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Brands: Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      02/11/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jarrett/McLaughlin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Steve Jarrett
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dave and Donna Lynn McLaughlin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Perth County Chrysler
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        McLaughlin’s Chrysler-Jeep, Mitchell, Ontario
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Brands: Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dealer Solutions Canada advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        02/11/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Germain/Hidy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Germain Motor Co.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Hidy Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Germain Honda of Beavercreek, Germain Ford of Beavercreek
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hidy Honda, Hidy Ford, Beavercreek, Ohio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            02/11/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Superior/Hidy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Superior Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Hidy Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Superior Hyundai of Beavercreek, Superior Acura of Dayton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hidy Hyundai, Beavercreek, Ohio; Hidy Acura, Centerville, Ohio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                02/11/15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Penske/Miller
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Penske Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Miller Automobile Corp.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Land Rover Darien, Darien, Conn.