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Dealership Buy/Sell

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

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This list of dealership buy-sell data covers deals covered in Automotive News since Aug. 19, 2013.
» Date Posted Title Buyer Seller Dealership Name Dealership New Name Dealership Old Name More
    07/23/14
    Asbury/Fink
    Asbury Automotive Group
    Scott Fink
      Coggin DeLand Hyundai
      Hyundai of DeLand, DeLand, Fla.
      The store's annual revenue is expected to be about $40 million.
      07/23/14
      Group 1/Munday
      Group 1
      Bill Munday
      Munday Chevrolet, Munday Mazda, Houston
          The stores' annual revenue is expected to be $225 million.
          07/23/14
          Bayside/Sheehy
          Bayside Automotive Group
          Sheehy Automotive Group
            Bayside Nissan of Annapolis
            Sheehy Nissan of Annapolis, Annapolis, Md.
            James Mitchell of CBRE - Dealership Capital Group advised the seller.
            07/23/14
            AutoNation/Roundtree
            AutoNation
            Roundtree Automotive Group
              AutoNation Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Mobile
              Roundtree Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Mobile, Ala.
              The store's annual revenue is expected to be approximately $95 million.
              07/15/14
              Bunnin/Graham
              Leo Bunnin
              Richard Graham
                Bunnin Chevrolet-Cadillac
                Graham Chevrolet-Cadillac, Santa Barbara, Calif.
                Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                07/15/14
                Imperio/Cappo
                Imperio Motors
                Jeffrey Cappo of Victory Automotive Group
                  Imperio Nissan
                  Ocean Nissan, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
                  Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                  07/15/14
                  Autocom/Keldaneri
                  Autocom Nissan
                  Keldaneri Corp.
                    Autocom Nissan of San Leandro
                    San Leandro Nissan, San Leandro, Calif.
                    Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                    07/03/14
                    DiBre/Group 1
                    Patrick Dibre
                    Group 1 Automotive
                    Hassel Volvo, Glen Cove, N.Y.
                        Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                        07/03/14
                        Gregory, Johnson/Mathis
                        Wayne and Alicia Gregory, Neil Johnson
                        Donnie Mathis
                          BMW of Meridian, Mazda of Meridian
                          Sunbelt BMW-Mazda, Meridian, Miss.
                          Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions was the adviser.
                          07/03/14
                          Suburban/Sonic
                          Suburban Collection
                          Sonic Automotive
                            Suburban Cadillac of Plymouth; Suburban Cadillac of Lansing
                            Don Massey Cadillac, Plymouth, Mich.; Capitol Cadillac, Lansing, Mich.
                              06/30/14
                              Gill/McKenna
                              Jay Gill
                              Mike McKenna
                                Windward Ford of Hawaii
                                McKenna's Windward Ford, Kailua, Hawaii
                                Gill owns five dealerships in California that sell 11 brands.
                                06/30/14
                                Lithia/DCH
                                Lithia Motors
                                DCH Auto Group
                                      Lithia's purchase of DCH and its 27 dealerships in California, New York and New Jersey is expected to close in the fourth quarter.
                                      06/30/14
                                      AutoCanada/Levac, Hammer
                                      AutoCanada
                                      Joel Levac and Dick Hammer
                                      BMW Canbec and Mini Mont Royal, Montreal
                                          The dealerships retailed a combined 1,652 new and 713 used vehicles in 2013.
                                          06/30/14
                                          Ostrow, Camastro/Birkenstock
                                          Michael Ostrow, Robert Camastro
                                          John Birkenstock
                                            Hudson Valley Automotive Enterprises (Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram)
                                            Newburgh Park Motors, Newburgh, N.Y.
                                            Thomas J. Hayes & Associates advised the seller. The buyers own two Mercedes-Benz dealerships in New York and Connecticut.
                                            06/30/14
                                            Lithia/Braley
                                            Lithia Motors
                                            Buzz Braley
                                              Buick GMC of Beaverton
                                              Braley & Graham Buick GMC, Portland, Ore.
                                              This acquisition, together with that of Vic Alfonso Cadillac, is expected to add $60 million in estimated annual revenues to Lithia.
                                              06/30/14
                                              Shottenkirk/Woodruff
                                              Greg Shottenkirk
                                              Buck Woodruff
                                                Shottenkirk Honda of Cartersville
                                                Honda Carland North, Cartersville, Ga.
                                                The dealership retails about 700 new and 700 used vehicles a year.
                                                06/30/14
                                                Lithia/Alfonso
                                                Lithia Motors
                                                Victor Alfonso
                                                  Cadillac of Portland Lloyd Center
                                                  Vic Alfonso Cadillac, Portland, Ore.
                                                    06/30/14
                                                    Woodruff/Shottenkirk
                                                    Buck Woodruff
                                                    Greg Shottenkirk
                                                      Kia Carland
                                                      North Fulton Kia, Roswell, Ga.
                                                      The dealership retails about 500 new and 400 used vehicles a year.
                                                      06/06/14
                                                      Keyes, Tenenbaum/California Superstores
                                                      Howard Keyes, Howard Tenenbaum
                                                      California Superstores
                                                        Keyes Kia of Valencia
                                                        Valencia Kia, Valencia, Calif.
                                                        New York hedge fund York Capital Management is the majority owner of the California Superstores dealership group.
                                                        06/06/14
                                                        Swickard/Lithia
                                                        Swickard Corp.
                                                        Lithia Motors
                                                        Mercedes-Benz of Wilsonville, Wilsonville, Ore.
                                                            Mark Johnson and Mark Topping of MD Johnson advised the seller. James Aiken advised the buyer.
                                                            05/21/14
                                                            Aaronson, Baron, Sciarrino/Greenfield
                                                            Josh Aaronson, Ron Baron, Marcello Sciarrino
                                                            Dick Greenfield
                                                              Route 1 Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                              Dick Greenfield Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Lawrenceville, N.J.
                                                              Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                              05/21/14
                                                              Meade, Mitchell/Hudson
                                                              Barron Meade, Mark Mitchell
                                                              David Hudson
                                                              Toyota of Bristol, Bristol, Tenn.
                                                                  Bob Morris of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                  05/21/14
                                                                  Dennis/Clark
                                                                  Kurt Dennis
                                                                  Jerry Clark
                                                                    Wapak Ford
                                                                    Clark Ford, Wapakoneta, Ohio
                                                                    Tim Wild of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                    05/21/14
                                                                    Group 1/Munday
                                                                    Group 1 Automotive
                                                                    Bill Munday
                                                                      Kia of South Austin
                                                                      South Point Kia, Austin, Texas
                                                                      The dealership is expected to generate $55 million in estimated annual revenues.
                                                                      05/21/14
                                                                      O'Brien/Galloway
                                                                      Joe O'Brien
                                                                      Galloway Family
                                                                        O'Brien Mazda
                                                                        Sam Galloway Mazda, Fort Myers, Fla.
                                                                        Bob Morris of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                        05/21/14
                                                                        Premier/Hoss
                                                                        Premier Automotive Group
                                                                        Richard Hoss
                                                                          Victory Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                                          Bob Hoss Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Kansas City, Kan.
                                                                          Tim Wild of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                          05/21/14
                                                                          Franklin/Matt
                                                                          Jeremy Franklin
                                                                          Cory Matt
                                                                            Jeremy Franklin Mitsubishi, Kansas City, Mo.
                                                                            Lee's Summit Mitsubishi, Lees Summit, Mo.
                                                                            Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                            05/07/14
                                                                            Tasca/Masse
                                                                            Bob Tasca Jr.
                                                                            Paul Masse
                                                                              Tasca Buick-GMC
                                                                              Paul Masse Buick-GMC, Woonsocket, R.I.
                                                                              Nancy Phillips & Associates was the adviser to the seller. The dealership retails about 700 new and 300 used units a year.
                                                                              05/07/14
                                                                              Browning/Louie
                                                                              Browning Automotive Group
                                                                              Joe Louie
                                                                                Browning Mazda of Alhambra
                                                                                Mazda of Alhambra, Alhambra, Calif.
                                                                                  05/07/14
                                                                                  Larry H. Miller/Schenden
                                                                                  Larry H. Miller Dealerships
                                                                                  John Schenden
                                                                                  Pro Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram, Thornton, Colo.
                                                                                  Larry H. Miller Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram 104th
                                                                                      05/07/14
                                                                                      Ganis, Moore/Bradford
                                                                                      Pete Ganis, Roger Moore
                                                                                      Jon Bradford
                                                                                        Texana Buick-GMC, Texana Ford
                                                                                        Bradford Motor Cars, Edna, Texas
                                                                                          05/07/14
                                                                                          Group 1/A-Rod
                                                                                          Group 1 Automotive
                                                                                          A-Rod LP
                                                                                            Mercedes-Benz of Clear Lake
                                                                                            Alex Rodriguez Mercedes-Benz, League City, Texas
                                                                                            The dealership is expected to generate $85 million in annual revenues.
                                                                                            05/01/14
                                                                                            Lithia/Massey
                                                                                            Lithia Motors
                                                                                            Charlie Massey
                                                                                            Access Ford-Lincoln, Corpus Christi, Texas
                                                                                                Performance Brokerage Services advised Lithia.
                                                                                                05/01/14
                                                                                                DCH/Penske
                                                                                                DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                Penske Automotive Group
                                                                                                  DCH Honda of Mission Valley
                                                                                                  Honda of Mission Valley, San Diego
                                                                                                    05/01/14
                                                                                                    Gee/McCarroll
                                                                                                    Ryan Gee of Gee Automotive
                                                                                                    McCarroll Enterprises
                                                                                                    South Tacoma Honda, Tacoma, Wash.
                                                                                                        Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                        05/01/14
                                                                                                        Ourisman/Martens
                                                                                                        Ourisman Motors
                                                                                                        Martens Carsof Washington
                                                                                                          Ourisman Volkswagen of Bethesda, Bethesda, Md.
                                                                                                          Martens Volkswagen
                                                                                                          The sale represents the last remaining dealership owned by the Martens family. CBREW Dealership Capital Group advised the seller.
                                                                                                          05/01/14
                                                                                                          Kuni/Carlsen
                                                                                                          Kuni Automotive
                                                                                                          Carlsen Motor Cars
                                                                                                            Audi Palo Alto
                                                                                                            Carlsen Audi, Palo Alto, Calif.
                                                                                                            The store sold about 700 new and used vehicles in 2013. John Pico of Advising Automobile Dealers advised the seller.
                                                                                                            04/23/14
                                                                                                            Preston/Blecki, Bateman
                                                                                                            Preston Automotive Group
                                                                                                            Jim Blecki and Tjark Bateman
                                                                                                            Boulevard Auto Sales (Ford, Lincoln)
                                                                                                                The two dealerships, one in Georgetown, Del., and the other in Lewes, Del., retail about 520 new and 450 used vehicles a year.
                                                                                                                04/23/14
                                                                                                                Spartan/Kendall
                                                                                                                Spartan Automotive
                                                                                                                Kendall Automotive
                                                                                                                  Subaru of Missoula
                                                                                                                  Kendall Subaru of Missoula, Mont.
                                                                                                                  Ozog Automotive advised the seller.
                                                                                                                  04/23/14
                                                                                                                  Hodge/Barnard
                                                                                                                  Dario Hodge
                                                                                                                  Mike Barnard
                                                                                                                    Tradition Chevrolet-Cadillac-Buick-GMC
                                                                                                                    Mike Barnard Chevrolet-Cadillac-Buick-GMC, Newark, N.Y.
                                                                                                                    Thomas J. Hayes & Associates advised the seller.
                                                                                                                    04/23/14
                                                                                                                    Trophy/Peterson, Zubieta
                                                                                                                    Trophy Automotive Dealer Group
                                                                                                                    David Peterson and Steve Zubieta
                                                                                                                    Mercedes-Benz of Encino, Los Angeles
                                                                                                                        Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the exclusive advisers.
                                                                                                                        04/01/14
                                                                                                                        Falkenberg/Reinprecht, Kohl
                                                                                                                        Mark Falkenberg
                                                                                                                        Mike Reinprecht, Sandra Kohl
                                                                                                                        St. Clair Nissan, Toronto
                                                                                                                            Dealer Solutions Canada was the adviser.
                                                                                                                            04/01/14
                                                                                                                            DCH/Penske
                                                                                                                            DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                                            Penske Automotive Group
                                                                                                                              DCH Honda of Mission Valley
                                                                                                                              Honda of Mission Valley, San Diego
                                                                                                                                04/01/14
                                                                                                                                AutoCanada/McNaught
                                                                                                                                AutoCanada
                                                                                                                                Gord McNaught Jr., Andrew McNaught
                                                                                                                                McNaught Cadillac-Buick-GMC, Winnipeg, Manitoba
                                                                                                                                    In 2013, the dealership retailed 593 new and 520 used vehicles.
                                                                                                                                    03/26/14
                                                                                                                                    Penske/DCH
                                                                                                                                    Penske Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                    DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                                                    BMW of Greenwich, Greenwich, Conn.
                                                                                                                                        The dealership is expected to generate about $190 million in annual revenue.
                                                                                                                                        03/26/14
                                                                                                                                        Green/Arnlund
                                                                                                                                        Green Auto Group
                                                                                                                                        Bert Arnlund
                                                                                                                                        Kalispell Hyundai, Kalispell, Mont.
                                                                                                                                            Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                            03/26/14
                                                                                                                                            Ourisman/Martens
                                                                                                                                            Ourisman Motors
                                                                                                                                            Martens Cars of Washington
                                                                                                                                              Ourisman Volkswagen of Bethesda, Bethesda, Md.
                                                                                                                                              Martens Volkswagen
                                                                                                                                              The sale represents the last remaining dealership owned by the Martens family. CBREW Dealership Capital Group advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                              03/26/14
                                                                                                                                              DCH/Penske
                                                                                                                                              DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                                                              Penske Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                DCH Honda of Nanuet
                                                                                                                                                Honda of Nanuet, Nanuet, N.Y.
                                                                                                                                                  03/26/14
                                                                                                                                                  Victory/Shuken
                                                                                                                                                  Victory Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                  Tori and Jon Shuken
                                                                                                                                                    Ocean Honda Ventura
                                                                                                                                                    Vista Honda, Ventura, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                    Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                    03/20/14
                                                                                                                                                    Kendall/Anderson
                                                                                                                                                    Kendall Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                    Tom Anderson
                                                                                                                                                    Carrera Motors (Audi, Porsche, Volkswagen and BMW), Bend, Ore.
                                                                                                                                                        MD Johnson advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                        03/20/14
                                                                                                                                                        Lithia/Hawaii Automotive
                                                                                                                                                        Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                                                        Hawaii Automotive Retailing Group
                                                                                                                                                        Honolulu Buick-GMC-Cadillac and Honolulu Volkswagen in Honolulu
                                                                                                                                                            The stores are expected to add $75 million to Lithia's annual revenues. National Business Brokers was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                            03/20/14
                                                                                                                                                            Lithia/Zamora
                                                                                                                                                            Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                                                            Bob Zamora
                                                                                                                                                              Volkswagen of Stockton
                                                                                                                                                              Hammer Lane Volkswagen, Stockton, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                              The store is expected to add $20 million in annual revenues to Lithia.
                                                                                                                                                              03/06/14
                                                                                                                                                              McCurley/ Abajian, Hanson
                                                                                                                                                              Bill and Mason McCurley
                                                                                                                                                              Scott Abajian and Gary Hanson
                                                                                                                                                                McCurley Integrity Toyota of Walla Walla
                                                                                                                                                                Abajian Toyota-Scion, Walla Walla, Wash.
                                                                                                                                                                The dealership retails about 350 new and 450 used vehicles a year.
                                                                                                                                                                03/06/14
                                                                                                                                                                Premier Watertown/ Hadelman, FitzMaurice
                                                                                                                                                                Premier Watertown
                                                                                                                                                                MaryEllen Hadelman and Kevin FitzMaurice
                                                                                                                                                                  Premier Subaru Watertown, Volvo of Watertown
                                                                                                                                                                  Chase Parkway Volvo-Subaru, Watertown, Conn.
                                                                                                                                                                    03/06/14
                                                                                                                                                                    Euro Motorcars/ Martens
                                                                                                                                                                    Euro Motorcars
                                                                                                                                                                    Martens Cars of Washington
                                                                                                                                                                      Euro Motorcars Volvo
                                                                                                                                                                      Martens Volvo, Washington, D.C.
                                                                                                                                                                      CBRE Dealership Capital Group was the adviser to the seller. Euro Motorcars will move the franchise to one of its existing facilities.
                                                                                                                                                                      03/06/14
                                                                                                                                                                      Newton, Abbondanza/ Victory
                                                                                                                                                                      Bill Newton and Mike Abbondanza
                                                                                                                                                                      Victory Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                        Newton Nissan South
                                                                                                                                                                        Victory Nissan South, Shelbyville, Tenn.
                                                                                                                                                                        Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                        02/28/14
                                                                                                                                                                        Fenton/Reed
                                                                                                                                                                        Brad and Lance Fenton
                                                                                                                                                                        Randy Reed
                                                                                                                                                                          Randy Reed Nissan, Kansas City, Mo.
                                                                                                                                                                          Fenton Nissan of Tiffany Springs
                                                                                                                                                                          Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                          02/28/14
                                                                                                                                                                          Kody/Dixon
                                                                                                                                                                          Kody Holdings
                                                                                                                                                                          Ken Dixon Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                            Ken Dixon Honda, Ken Dixon Chevrolet-Cadillac, Waldorf, Md.
                                                                                                                                                                            Waldorf Honda, Waldorf Chevrolet-Cadillac
                                                                                                                                                                            CBRE Dealership Capital Group was the adviser to the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                            02/28/14
                                                                                                                                                                            Servco/Kitagawa
                                                                                                                                                                            Servco Pacific
                                                                                                                                                                            Ray Kitagawa
                                                                                                                                                                              Island Subaru Maui, Kahului, Hawaii
                                                                                                                                                                              Servco Subaru Maui
                                                                                                                                                                              Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                              02/28/14
                                                                                                                                                                              Evans/Golling
                                                                                                                                                                              James Evans Jr.
                                                                                                                                                                              Bill Golling
                                                                                                                                                                                Golling's Arena Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Dayton, Ohio
                                                                                                                                                                                Evans Arena Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                                                                                                                                                Tim Wild of the Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                Kiefer/ Griffin
                                                                                                                                                                                John Kiefer
                                                                                                                                                                                Josh Griffin
                                                                                                                                                                                  Kiefer Nissan of Gresham
                                                                                                                                                                                  Gresham Nissan, Troutdale, Ore.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Kiefer Auto Group now owns five dealerships in Oregon, two in California and two in Idaho. Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                  02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                  Qvale/ Heard
                                                                                                                                                                                  Bruce Qvale
                                                                                                                                                                                  Jed Heard
                                                                                                                                                                                    Midland Buick-GMC-Cadillac
                                                                                                                                                                                    Berg Motor Co., Midland, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                    MD Johnson Inc. advised the seller. It is Qvale's first acquisition in Texas.
                                                                                                                                                                                    02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                    Lithia/ Kitagawa
                                                                                                                                                                                    Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                    Ray Kitagawa
                                                                                                                                                                                    Island Honda, Kahului, Hawaii
                                                                                                                                                                                        The store is expected to generate $30 million in annual revenue. Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                                        02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                        Suburban/ Underwood
                                                                                                                                                                                        Suburban Collection
                                                                                                                                                                                        Gloria Underwood
                                                                                                                                                                                          Suburban Chevrolet of Clinton
                                                                                                                                                                                          Underwood Chevrolet, Clinton, Mich.
                                                                                                                                                                                          The store sold about 700 vehicles, new and used, in 2013.
                                                                                                                                                                                          02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                          Serra, Carver/ Bannen
                                                                                                                                                                                          Serra Automotive Inc. and Barry Carver
                                                                                                                                                                                          Tom Bannen
                                                                                                                                                                                            Serra Chevrolet-Buick-GMC
                                                                                                                                                                                            Tom Bannen Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Madison, Tenn.
                                                                                                                                                                                            Barry Carver, an equity partner in the purchase, will run the store.
                                                                                                                                                                                            02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                            Nissani/ Middlekauff
                                                                                                                                                                                            Hooman Nissani
                                                                                                                                                                                            Ric Middlekauff
                                                                                                                                                                                              Hooman Hyundai of Los Angeles
                                                                                                                                                                                              L.A. Hyundai at LAX, Inglewood, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                              Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                              02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                              AutoNation/ Mize
                                                                                                                                                                                              AutoNation
                                                                                                                                                                                              Kevin Mize, O'Hare Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                AutoNation Honda O'Hare, AutoNation Hyundai O'Hare
                                                                                                                                                                                                O'Hare Honda, O'Hare Hyundai in Des Plaines, Ill.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Retail sales of more than 3,100 new and used vehicles at the two stores generated approximately $86 million in annual revenue in 2012.
                                                                                                                                                                                                02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                Johnson/ Laughridge
                                                                                                                                                                                                Dan Johnson
                                                                                                                                                                                                Terry Laughridge
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Metro Kia
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Terry Reid Kia, Cartersville, Ga.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dan Johnson is a former car dealer who decided to re-enter the business. Performance Brokerage Services represented the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                  McCurry/ Reinschmidt
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Todd McCurry
                                                                                                                                                                                                  KR and Norma Reinschmidt
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mountain Home Auto Ranch
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Performance Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Mountain Home, Idaho
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Todd McCurry's Mountain Home Auto Ranch, which sells Ford, Lincoln, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram, adds three General Motors brands to its lineup. Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nissani/ Middlekauff, Koper
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hooman Nissani
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ric Middlekauff and Michael Koper
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hooman Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                                                                                                                                                                      L.A. Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram at LAX, Inglewood, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      This is the first acquisition of a domestic brand by Hooman Nissani, owner of Hooman Automotive Group. Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ingersoll/ Sylvester
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Todd Ingersoll
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mike Sylvester
                                                                                                                                                                                                        M&S of Pawling in Pawling, N.Y.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ingersoll Auto of Pawling (Cadillac, Chevrolet)
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Thomas J. Hayes of Thomas J. Hayes & Associates was the broker.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Group 1/ Heller
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Group 1 Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                                        DJ Heller
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ford of Escondido, Hyundai of Escondido
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Heller Ford, Heller Hyundai in Escondido, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Presidio was the adviser to the Heller family. The dealerships are expected to generate $135 million in estimated annual revenues for Group 1.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          01/27/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Group 1/ Jay
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Group 1 Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jay Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rivertown Toyota, Rivertown Scion, Rivertown Buick-GMC, Rivertown Subaru, Rivertown Mazda and Volvo of Columbus
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Jay Toyota-Scion, Jay Buick-GMC, Jay Subaru of Columbus, Jay Mazda and Volvo of Columbus, Columbus, Ga.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            The dealerships are expected to generate $150 million in estimated annual revenues.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            01/27/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Flynn/ Findlay, Nolte
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Jim Flynn
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Cliff Findlay and the Nolte family
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Kingman Chevrolet-Buick and Kingman Honda
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Cliff Findlay Auto Center and Findlay-Nolte Honda, Kingman, Ariz.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              The sale follows the death of Hank Nolte, a partner of Findlay. Performance Brokerage Services was the exclusive adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              12/23/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                              GAINSCO/ Dallas Hyundai
                                                                                                                                                                                                              GAINSCO Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Dallas Hyundai Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bob Stallings Hyundai
                                                                                                                                                                                                                South Dallas Hyundai, Dallas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                GAINSCO, of Dallas, sells auto insurance in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                12/23/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Metro Motor/ Fields
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Michael Grieco Jr. of Metro Motor Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                John Fields of Fields Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Jaguar-Land Rover Treasure Coast, Fort Pierce, Fla.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The dealership sold about 115 vehicles in 2012. Metro Motor Group, established in 1978 in New England, in recent years has focused on expanding into Florida. Performance Brokerage Services Inc. was the adviser to the buyer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    12/23/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Penske/ Frank Smith
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Penske Automotive Group Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Frank Smith Toyota-Scion and Hyundai
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Frank Smith Toyota-Scion; Frank Smith Hyundai, Pharr, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The two dealerships are expected to generate approximately $200 million in annual revenue. Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12/23/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lithia/ Diablo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lithia Motors Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Diablo Auto Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Diablo Subaru of Walnut Creek
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Diablo Subaru, Walnut Creek, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Automotive Advisors of America Inc. was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          12/23/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Pascarella, Maheras/ Van Ramshorst
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Curtis Pascarella and Michael Maheras
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bob Van Ramshorst
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Phillips Chevrolet of Lansing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ridgeway Chevrolet, Lansing, Ill.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              12/09/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Cumberland/ Quality
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Len Datello, Rich Datello, Marc Scudillo and John Hyland of Cumberland Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Quality Motorcars
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Action Hyundai
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Quality Hyundai, Millville, N.J.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The dealership sold about 1,000 new and used vehicles in 2012. Rich Weitzman of Colliers International was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12/09/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                McKee, Martin/ Synco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                John McKee and Thomas Martin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Britt Synco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  John McKee Chevrolet-Buick- GMC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Synco Motors, Homer, La.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group was the buy/sell consultant.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12/09/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Patel/ Hallock
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mike Patel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Steve Hallock
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fremont Ford, Newark, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The dealership sold about 1,200 new and used vehicles in 2012. Performance Brokerage Services Inc. was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      12/09/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ferguson/ Hill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Andrew Ferguson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Eric Hill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nissan of New Orleans
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Eric Hill Nissan, New Orleans
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group was the buy/sell consultant.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12/09/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Serpentini/ Aldahan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bob Serpentini
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Richard Aldahan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Performance Nissan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Pompano Nissan, Pompano Beach, Fla.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bob Morris of Tim Lamb Group was the buy/sell consultant.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          12/09/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Everett/ Barrett
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          David Everett
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Barbara Bush Barrett
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Everett Chevrolet-Buick-GMC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rooster Bush Chevrolet-GMC- Cadillac, Morganton, N.C.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bob Morris of Tim Lamb Group was the buy/sell consultant.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            12/02/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lithia/ Geweke
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lithia Motors Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Geweke Motors Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lodi Toyota-Scion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Geweke Toyota-Scion, Lodi, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The acquisition adds $40 million in estimated annual revenues and is Lithia's 10th Toyota store.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              12/02/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              M&N/ Martinez
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              M&N Dealerships of Norman, Okla. (Ted Moore and Bob Nouri)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ralph Martinez
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                McLoughlin Chrysler-Jeep, McLoughlin Hyundai, McLoughlin Fiat and McLoughlin Chevrolet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Town & Country Chrysler-Jeep, Town & Country Hyundai, Town & Country Fiat and Town & Country Chevrolet, Milwaukie, Ore.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mark Johnson of MD Johnson Inc. was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12/02/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Halata/ Smart
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                John Halata
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Phil Smart Jr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mercedes-Benz of Lynnwood, Lynnwood, Wash.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Halata bought out Smart, who had been his partner. Mark Johnson of MD Johnson Inc. was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    12/02/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Group 1/ Moritz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Group 1 Automotive Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Moritz Dealerships of Dallas and Fort Worth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      BMW of Arlington, Mini of Arlington and Cadillac of Arlington
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Moritz BMW/Mini and Moritz Cadillac, Arlington, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Group 1, which posted $7.48 billion in revenue in 2012, estimates that the newly acquired dealerships will generate an additional $200 million in annual revenue.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      11/11/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lithia/ Kopf & Wilson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lithia Motors Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Robert B. Kopf Inc. and R&V Wilson Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Volvo of Fresno and Lithia Mazda of Fresno
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Fresno Lincoln-Volvo, Fresno, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Lincoln franchise has been added to Lithia's Fresno Ford store. Lithia's Fresno Mazda franchise has joined Volvo at the new location.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11/11/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kraushaar/ Sansone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Adam Kraushaar of Lester Glenn Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Paul Sansone Sr. of Sansone Auto Mall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lester Glenn Ford
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sansone Ford, Ocean Township, N.J.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The dealership sold about 1,000 new and used vehicles in 2012. Matt Visconti of Blue Sky 1 was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          11/04/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Suburban/ Robbins
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Suburban Collection
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Rob Robbins
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Suburban Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Garden City
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Crestwood Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram, Garden City, Mich.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              09/23/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Toll and Lyster/ Friedman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Abel Toll and Ronney Lyster, Autosaver Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              J. Marshall Friedman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Newport Chevrolet-Buick-GMC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Dartmouth Motor Sales, Newport, N.H.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Autosaver's Toll and Lyster have several other dealerships in New Hampshire and Vermont with Subaru, Kia, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Chevrolet, Buick and GMC franchises. Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                09/23/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Young/ Carrigan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Spencer Young, Young Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Allen Carrigan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Young Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Carrigan Motors, Morgan, Utah
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  09/23/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dodge/ Waldron
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  William Dodge, Bill Dodge Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  William Waldron
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bill Dodge Nissan of Saco and Bill Dodge Kia of Saco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nissan of Saco and Kia of Saco, Saco, Maine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bill Dodge Auto Group sells Hyundai, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, BMW, Infiniti and Kia vehicles in Brunswick and Westbrook, Maine. Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    09/09/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Zeigler/ Evergreen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Zeigler Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Don Davis Autoworld
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Zeigler Honda of Amherst
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Don Davis Honda, Amherst, N.Y.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The dealership sold more than 1,000 new and used vehicles in 2012.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      09/09/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      RLJ McLarty Landers/ John Eagle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      RLJ McLarty Landers Automotive Holdings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      John Eagle Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Toyota of Lewisville, Lewisville, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The dealership sold approximately 3,500 new and used vehicles in 2012. It's estimated that the dealership will generate $140 million in annualized revenues.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          09/09/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Zeigler/ Don Davis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Zeigler Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Don Davis Autoworld
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Zeigler Honda of Amherst
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Don Davis Honda, Amherst, N.Y.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The dealership sold more than 1,000 new and used vehicles in 2012.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            09/09/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            IndiGO/ Desert European
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            IndiGO Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Desert European Motorcars
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Desert European Motorcars, Rancho Mirage, Calif. (Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Aston Martin, Jaguar, Land Rover, Porsche, Audi, Lotus and Maserati)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Desert European sold about 45 new and 28 used vehicles a month in 2012. Presidio was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                08/19/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Asbury/ Phil Smith
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Asbury Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Phil Smith Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Nalley Kia and Nalley Toyota Stonecrest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Conyers Kia and Stonecrest Toyota, Lithonia, Ga.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Asbury COO Michael Kearney said in a July earnings call that he expects these dealerships and Conyers Hyundai to produce approximately $115 million in annualized revenues.


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