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Dealership Buy/Sell

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

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This list of dealership buy-sell data covers deals covered in Automotive News since Aug. 19, 2013.
» Date Posted Title Buyer Seller Dealership Name Dealership New Name Dealership Old Name More
    09/09/14
    Rimrock/Fichtner
    Rimrock Auto Group
    Ken and Leonard Fichtner
      Rimrock Chevrolet
      Fichtner Chevrolet, Laurel, Mont.
      The dealership sells about 200 new and 215 used vehicles a year.
      09/09/14
      Conant/Fladeboe
      Dave Conant
      Denice Fladeboe Mock
        Norm Reeves Honda Superstore, Norm Reeves Volkswagen Superstore, Norm Reeves Buick-GMC
        Fladeboe Honda, Fladeboe Volkswagen, Fladeboe Buick-GMC, Irvine, Calif.
        The CAR (Conant Auto Retail) Group ranks No. 23 on the Automotive News list of the top 125 dealership groups based in the United States with retail sales of 22,869 new vehicles in 2013. Kerrigan Advisors represented Fladeboe in its sale to Conant.
        09/09/14
        Russ Darrow/Amato
        Russ Darrow Group
        John Amato
          Russ Darrow Mazda of Milwaukee
          Amato Mazda, Milwaukee
            09/09/14
            Zoerb/Wellborn
            Rick Zoerb
            Wellborn family
              Rick Zoerb Ford
              Riverside Ford, Cedartown, Ga.
                09/09/14
                Butler/Walsh
                Butler Automotive Group
                Paul Walsh
                  Butler Nissan of Macon
                  Walsh Nissan of Macon, Macon, Ga.
                    08/29/14
                    Jomehri/Soutar
                    John Jomehri
                    George Soutar, Soutar family
                      Mojave Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Ford-Toyota-Nissan
                      Soutar's Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Ford-Toyota-Nissan, Barstow, Calif.
                      Performance Brokerage Services advised the seller.
                      08/29/14
                      SoCal Penske/Sage
                      SoCal Penske
                      Sage Automotive Group
                        Penske Toyota-Scion of West Covina
                        West Covina Toyota-Scion, West Covina, Calif.
                          08/29/14
                          Larry H. Miller/Gordon
                          Larry H. Miller Dealerships
                          Bud Gordon
                            Larry H. Miller Toyota Corona
                            Quality Toyota, Corona, Calif.
                              08/29/14
                              Group 1/Heller
                              Group 1 Automotive
                              Ron Heller
                              Mercedes-Benz of Boerne, Boerne, Texas
                                  Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers. The dealership is expected to generate $135 million in estimated annual revenues.
                                  08/29/14
                                  Morgan/Gettel
                                  Morgan Auto Group
                                  Gettel Automotive Group
                                  Volkswagen of Gainesville, Gainesville, Fla.
                                      Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                      08/06/14
                                      Victory/Omoomy
                                      Victory Automotive Group
                                      Ali Omoomy
                                        Marin County Ford
                                        Journey Ford, Novato, Calif.
                                        Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                        08/06/14
                                        Parks/Assoun
                                        Nicholas Parks
                                        George Assoun
                                          Nicholas Parks Hyundai, Nicholas Parks Kia
                                          San Leandro Hyundai-Kia, San Leandro, Calif.
                                          Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                          08/06/14
                                          Premier/Matt
                                          Premier Automotive Group
                                          Todd Matt
                                            Victory Ford
                                            Bonner Springs Ford, Bonner Springs, Kan.
                                            Tim Wild of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                            08/06/14
                                            Garcia/Davis
                                            Garcia Automotive Group
                                            Lawton Davis
                                              Garcia Cadillac, Garcia Subaru
                                              Galles & Davis Cadillac-Subaru, Albuquerque, N.M.
                                              Ryan Morris and Keeley Bedford of Tim Lamb Group were the advisers.
                                              08/06/14
                                              Lucas/Doraty
                                              Chris Lucas
                                              Bill Doraty
                                              Bill Doraty Kia, Medina, Ohio
                                                  Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser. Bill Doraty Kia was the sixth-largest Kia dealer in the country in 2013.
                                                  08/06/14
                                                  Sunroad/Gardon
                                                  Sunroad Automotive
                                                  Joe Gardon
                                                  Midway Jeep-Chrysler-Dodge-Ram, San Diego
                                                        07/30/14
                                                        Suburban/Sonic
                                                        Suburban Collection
                                                        Sonic Automotive
                                                          Suburban BMW of Ann Arbor, Suburban Mercedes-Benz of Ann Arbor
                                                          BMW of Ann Arbor, Mercedes-Benz of Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Mich.
                                                          The two dealerships will add 75 employees to Suburban Collection, bringing the group's total employees to more than 2,000.
                                                          07/30/14
                                                          Dibre/Group 1
                                                          Patrick Dibre
                                                          Group 1 Automotive
                                                          Honda of Freehold, Freehold, N.J.
                                                              Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers. This dealership generated approximately $65 million in annual revenues.
                                                              07/30/14
                                                              Carter Myers/Lewis
                                                              Carter Myers Automotive
                                                              Ed Lewis
                                                              Staunton Nissan, Staunton Subaru, Staunton, Va.
                                                              Valley Nissan, Valley Subaru
                                                                  07/23/14
                                                                  AutoNation/Roundtree
                                                                  AutoNation
                                                                  Roundtree Automotive Group
                                                                    AutoNation Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Mobile
                                                                    Roundtree Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Mobile, Ala.
                                                                    The store's annual revenue is expected to be approximately $95 million.
                                                                    07/23/14
                                                                    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
                                                                      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.
                                                                            07/15/14
                                                                            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
                                                                                              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
                                                                                                Woodruff/Shottenkirk
                                                                                                Buck Woodruff
                                                                                                Greg Shottenkirk
                                                                                                  Kia Carland
                                                                                                  North Fulton Kia, Roswell, Ga.
                                                                                                  The dealership retails about 500 new and 400 used vehicles a year.
                                                                                                  06/30/14
                                                                                                  Lithia/Braley
                                                                                                  Lithia Motors
                                                                                                  Buzz Braley
                                                                                                    Buick GMC of Beaverton
                                                                                                    Braley & Graham Buick GMC, Portland, Ore.
                                                                                                    This acquisition, together with that of Vic Alfonso Cadillac, is expected to add $60 million in estimated annual revenues to Lithia.
                                                                                                    06/30/14
                                                                                                    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/Alfonso
                                                                                                      Lithia Motors
                                                                                                      Victor Alfonso
                                                                                                        Cadillac of Portland Lloyd Center
                                                                                                        Vic Alfonso Cadillac, Portland, Ore.
                                                                                                          06/30/14
                                                                                                          AutoCanada/Levac, Hammer
                                                                                                          AutoCanada
                                                                                                          Joel Levac and Dick Hammer
                                                                                                          BMW Canbec and Mini Mont Royal, Montreal
                                                                                                              The dealerships retailed a combined 1,652 new and 713 used vehicles in 2013.
                                                                                                              06/30/14
                                                                                                              Lithia/DCH
                                                                                                              Lithia Motors
                                                                                                              DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                                    Lithia's purchase of DCH and its 27 dealerships in California, New York and New Jersey is expected to close in the fourth quarter.
                                                                                                                    06/06/14
                                                                                                                    Keyes, Tenenbaum/California Superstores
                                                                                                                    Howard Keyes, Howard Tenenbaum
                                                                                                                    California Superstores
                                                                                                                      Keyes Kia of Valencia
                                                                                                                      Valencia Kia, Valencia, Calif.
                                                                                                                      New York hedge fund York Capital Management is the majority owner of the California Superstores dealership group.
                                                                                                                      06/06/14
                                                                                                                      Swickard/Lithia
                                                                                                                      Swickard Corp.
                                                                                                                      Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                      Mercedes-Benz of Wilsonville, Wilsonville, Ore.
                                                                                                                          Mark Johnson and Mark Topping of MD Johnson advised the seller. James Aiken advised the buyer.
                                                                                                                          05/21/14
                                                                                                                          Premier/Hoss
                                                                                                                          Premier Automotive Group
                                                                                                                          Richard Hoss
                                                                                                                            Victory Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                                                                                            Bob Hoss Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Kansas City, Kan.
                                                                                                                            Tim Wild of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                            05/21/14
                                                                                                                            Franklin/Matt
                                                                                                                            Jeremy Franklin
                                                                                                                            Cory Matt
                                                                                                                              Jeremy Franklin Mitsubishi, Kansas City, Mo.
                                                                                                                              Lee's Summit Mitsubishi, Lees Summit, Mo.
                                                                                                                              Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                              05/21/14
                                                                                                                              Dennis/Clark
                                                                                                                              Kurt Dennis
                                                                                                                              Jerry Clark
                                                                                                                                Wapak Ford
                                                                                                                                Clark Ford, Wapakoneta, Ohio
                                                                                                                                Tim Wild of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                05/21/14
                                                                                                                                O'Brien/Galloway
                                                                                                                                Joe O'Brien
                                                                                                                                Galloway Family
                                                                                                                                  O'Brien Mazda
                                                                                                                                  Sam Galloway Mazda, Fort Myers, Fla.
                                                                                                                                  Bob Morris of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                  05/21/14
                                                                                                                                  Aaronson, Baron, Sciarrino/Greenfield
                                                                                                                                  Josh Aaronson, Ron Baron, Marcello Sciarrino
                                                                                                                                  Dick Greenfield
                                                                                                                                    Route 1 Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                                                                                                    Dick Greenfield Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Lawrenceville, N.J.
                                                                                                                                    Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                    05/21/14
                                                                                                                                    Group 1/Munday
                                                                                                                                    Group 1 Automotive
                                                                                                                                    Bill Munday
                                                                                                                                      Kia of South Austin
                                                                                                                                      South Point Kia, Austin, Texas
                                                                                                                                      The dealership is expected to generate $55 million in estimated annual revenues.
                                                                                                                                      05/21/14
                                                                                                                                      Meade, Mitchell/Hudson
                                                                                                                                      Barron Meade, Mark Mitchell
                                                                                                                                      David Hudson
                                                                                                                                      Toyota of Bristol, Bristol, Tenn.
                                                                                                                                          Bob Morris of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                          05/07/14
                                                                                                                                          Group 1/A-Rod
                                                                                                                                          Group 1 Automotive
                                                                                                                                          A-Rod LP
                                                                                                                                            Mercedes-Benz of Clear Lake
                                                                                                                                            Alex Rodriguez Mercedes-Benz, League City, Texas
                                                                                                                                            The dealership is expected to generate $85 million in annual revenues.
                                                                                                                                            05/07/14
                                                                                                                                            Ganis, Moore/Bradford
                                                                                                                                            Pete Ganis, Roger Moore
                                                                                                                                            Jon Bradford
                                                                                                                                              Texana Buick-GMC, Texana Ford
                                                                                                                                              Bradford Motor Cars, Edna, Texas
                                                                                                                                                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
                                                                                                                                                    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.
                                                                                                                                                          05/01/14
                                                                                                                                                          Ourisman/Martens
                                                                                                                                                          Ourisman Motors
                                                                                                                                                          Martens Carsof Washington
                                                                                                                                                            Ourisman Volkswagen of Bethesda, Bethesda, Md.
                                                                                                                                                            Martens Volkswagen
                                                                                                                                                            The sale represents the last remaining dealership owned by the Martens family. CBREW Dealership Capital Group advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                            05/01/14
                                                                                                                                                            Lithia/Massey
                                                                                                                                                            Lithia Motors
                                                                                                                                                            Charlie Massey
                                                                                                                                                            Access Ford-Lincoln, Corpus Christi, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                Performance Brokerage Services advised Lithia.
                                                                                                                                                                05/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                Kuni/Carlsen
                                                                                                                                                                Kuni Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                Carlsen Motor Cars
                                                                                                                                                                  Audi Palo Alto
                                                                                                                                                                  Carlsen Audi, Palo Alto, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                  The store sold about 700 new and used vehicles in 2013. John Pico of Advising Automobile Dealers advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                  05/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                  Gee/McCarroll
                                                                                                                                                                  Ryan Gee of Gee Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                  McCarroll Enterprises
                                                                                                                                                                  South Tacoma Honda, Tacoma, Wash.
                                                                                                                                                                      Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                      05/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                      DCH/Penske
                                                                                                                                                                      DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                      Penske Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                        DCH Honda of Mission Valley
                                                                                                                                                                        Honda of Mission Valley, San Diego
                                                                                                                                                                          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
                                                                                                                                                                            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
                                                                                                                                                                                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
                                                                                                                                                                                      AutoCanada/McNaught
                                                                                                                                                                                      AutoCanada
                                                                                                                                                                                      Gord McNaught Jr., Andrew McNaught
                                                                                                                                                                                      McNaught Cadillac-Buick-GMC, Winnipeg, Manitoba
                                                                                                                                                                                          In 2013, the dealership retailed 593 new and 520 used vehicles.
                                                                                                                                                                                          04/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                                          DCH/Penske
                                                                                                                                                                                          DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                          Penske Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                            DCH Honda of Mission Valley
                                                                                                                                                                                            Honda of Mission Valley, San Diego
                                                                                                                                                                                              04/01/14
                                                                                                                                                                                              Falkenberg/Reinprecht, Kohl
                                                                                                                                                                                              Mark Falkenberg
                                                                                                                                                                                              Mike Reinprecht, Sandra Kohl
                                                                                                                                                                                              St. Clair Nissan, Toronto
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dealer Solutions Canada was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  03/26/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                  DCH/Penske
                                                                                                                                                                                                  DCH Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Penske Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                    DCH Honda of Nanuet
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Honda of Nanuet, Nanuet, N.Y.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      03/26/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                      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
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ourisman/Martens
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ourisman Motors
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Martens Cars of Washington
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ourisman Volkswagen of Bethesda, Bethesda, Md.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Martens Volkswagen
                                                                                                                                                                                                            The sale represents the last remaining dealership owned by the Martens family. CBREW Dealership Capital Group advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            03/26/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Victory/Shuken
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Victory Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tori and Jon Shuken
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ocean Honda Ventura
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Vista Honda, Ventura, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              03/26/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Green/Arnlund
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Green Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bert Arnlund
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Kalispell Hyundai, Kalispell, Mont.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        03/20/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kendall/Anderson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kendall Auto Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tom Anderson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Carrera Motors (Audi, Porsche, Volkswagen and BMW), Bend, Ore.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MD Johnson advised the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            03/06/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Newton, Abbondanza/ Victory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bill Newton and Mike Abbondanza
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Victory Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Newton Nissan South
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Victory Nissan South, Shelbyville, Tenn.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              03/06/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              McCurley/ Abajian, Hanson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bill and Mason McCurley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Scott Abajian and Gary Hanson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                McCurley Integrity Toyota of Walla Walla
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Abajian Toyota-Scion, Walla Walla, Wash.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The dealership retails about 350 new and 450 used vehicles a year.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                03/06/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Premier Watertown/ Hadelman, FitzMaurice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Premier Watertown
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MaryEllen Hadelman and Kevin FitzMaurice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Premier Subaru Watertown, Volvo of Watertown
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Chase Parkway Volvo-Subaru, Watertown, Conn.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      02/28/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Evans/Golling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      James Evans Jr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bill Golling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Golling's Arena Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Dayton, Ohio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Evans Arena Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tim Wild of the Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        02/28/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Fenton/Reed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Brad and Lance Fenton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Randy Reed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Randy Reed Nissan, Kansas City, Mo.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fenton Nissan of Tiffany Springs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          02/28/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kody/Dixon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kody Holdings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ken Dixon Automotive Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ken Dixon Honda, Ken Dixon Chevrolet-Cadillac, Waldorf, Md.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Waldorf Honda, Waldorf Chevrolet-Cadillac
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CBRE Dealership Capital Group was the adviser to the seller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            02/28/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Servco/Kitagawa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Servco Pacific
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ray Kitagawa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Island Subaru Maui, Kahului, Hawaii
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Servco Subaru Maui
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nissani/ Middlekauff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hooman Nissani
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ric Middlekauff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hooman Hyundai of Los Angeles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      L.A. Hyundai at LAX, Inglewood, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      02/13/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Group 1/ Heller
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Group 1 Automotive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            DJ Heller
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ford of Escondido, Hyundai of Escondido
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Heller Ford, Heller Hyundai in Escondido, Calif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Presidio was the adviser to the Heller family. The dealerships are expected to generate $135 million in estimated annual revenues for Group 1.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              02/10/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Pascarella, Maheras/ Van Ramshorst
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Curtis Pascarella and Michael Maheras
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bob Van Ramshorst
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Phillips Chevrolet of Lansing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ridgeway Chevrolet, Lansing, Ill.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            12/09/13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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.


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