Buy and Sell

Dealership buy-sell pace is hottest in years

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 7, 2014
Dealership acquisitions continue to soar, positioning 2014 to be one of the most active years for buy-sells in more than a decade, say advisers who track transactions. Through July, private acquisition announcements in Automotive News more than doubled to 70 transactions from 32 in the year-earlier period, the midyear Haig Partners Blue Sky Report released last week said.... Read More »

 

Dealership Buy/Sell

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2014
Group 1 Automotive, Lithia Motors and others made acquisitions.... Read More »

 

Dealership Buy/Sell

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014
BUYER: Garcia Automotive Group
SELLER: Lawton Davis
OLD NAME: Galles & Davis Cadillac-Subaru, Albuquerque, N.M.
NEW NAMES: Garcia Cadillac, Garcia Subaru
MORE: Ryan Morris and Keeley Bedford of Tim Lamb Group were the advisers.... Read More »

 

Dealership Buy/Sell

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 18, 2014
This week's buy/sell listings.... Read More »

 

Dealership buy / sell

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014
Dealerships featured this week include Heller Ford, Heller Hyundai in Escondido, Calif.; M&S of Pawling in Pawling, N.Y.; L.A. Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram at LAX, Inglewood, Calif. ; O'Hare Honda, O'Hare Hyundai in Des Plaines, Ill.; Performance Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Mountain Home, Idaho and Terry Reid Kia, Cartersville, Ga.... Read More »

 

Dealership buy / sell

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014
Dealerships featured include Jay Toyota-Scion, Jay Buick-GMC, Jay Subaru of Columbus, Jay Mazda and Volvo of Columbus, Columbus, Ga.; and Cliff Findlay Auto Center and Findlay-Nolte Honda, Kingman, Ariz.... Read More »

 

Dealership buy and sell

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2013
Dealerships featured this week include Quality Hyundai, Millville, N.J.; Fremont Ford, Newark, Calif.; Rooster Bush Chevrolet-GMC- Cadillac, Morganton, N.C.; Synco Motors, Homer, La.; Eric Hill Nissan, New Orleans; and Pompano Nissan, Pompano Beach, Fla.... Read More »

 

Dealership Buy/Sell

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
Dealerships bought and sold this week.... Read More »

 

Dealership Buy / Sell

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2013
Dealerships sold include Sansone Ford, Ocean Township, N.J., and Fresno Lincoln-Volvo of Fresno, Calif.... Read More »

 

Dealership Buy / Sell

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2013
Details on the sale of Crestwood Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram, Garden City, Mich.... Read More »

 

Dealership buy / sell

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2013
Dealerships in the news this week are Nissan of Saco and Kia of Saco, Saco, Maine, Dartmouth Motor Sales, Newport, N.H., and Carrigan Motors, Morgan, Utah.... Read More »

 

Dealership Buy / Sell

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2013
Dealerships sold include Don Davis Honda, Amherst, N.Y.; BMW of Orland Park, Orland Park, Ill.; Toyota of Lewisville, Lewisville, Texas; and Desert European Motorcars, Rancho Mirage, Calif.... Read More »

 

Dealership Buy / Sell

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2013
Dealerships sold include Conyers Hyundai, Conyers, Ga.; Conyers Kia and Stonecrest Toyota, Lithonia, Ga.; Don Davis Toyota, Arlington, Texas; SanTan Honda, Chandler, Ariz.; Hyundai of Tempe, Tempe, Ariz.; Rountree Ford-Lincoln, Shreveport, La.; Weseloh Honda, Weseloh Nissan and Weseloh Kia, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.... Read More »

 

Dealership Buy / Sell

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2013
Dealerships sold include Sullivan Toyota, Wichita Falls, Texas; Scott Motor Co., Reno, Nev.; Riverbank Volkswagen, Stamford, Conn.; and Newnan Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Newnan, Ga.... Read More »

 

EDITORIAL

The heart of the deal

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2013
More dealerships are changing hands in these post-recession days, but it's never an easy task. The commercial aspects are complex in themselves, but each deal is highly personal. Usually, the seller is parting with a business that has had years of investment, devotion and sweat poured into it.... Read More »

 

Dealership Buy and Sell

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 29, 2013
Dealerships sold include Gary Mathews of Nashville, Antioch, Tenn., Rinke Cadillac, Warren, Mich., Twin City Honda and Twin City BMW, Savoy, Ill., and Torrington Honda, Torrington, Conn.... Read More »

 

Dealers shop less, sell more at auctions

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 22, 2013
Franchised dealers relied less on auctions for used vehicles in 2012 than in more than a dozen years.... Read More »

 

Better info speeds car shopping journey

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 15, 2013
As consumers compress their car-shopping journeys, they are spending less time in showrooms.... Read More »

 

Dealer Buy and Sell

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 17, 2013
Buyers include Lithia, Garff, Pope, Fenton and Jenkins. Sellers include Roberson, O'Brien and Group 1.... Read More »

 

Buy-sell activity is on the rise

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 6, 2013
A year-end shopping spree by public dealership groups boosted dealership buy-sell activity sharply higher at the end of 2012 -- and the upswing, which is pushing dealership values higher, is continuing during the first half of 2013.... Read More »

 

Dealership Buy/Sell

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 15, 2013
This Automotive News feature lists recent dealership acquisitions as reported by brokers, official announcements and news media.... Read More »

 

Miller deal shows domestics' stores are hot

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 8, 2013
Larry H. Miller Group Dealerships' purchase of seven stores in Arizona, mostly selling Chrysler Group brands, signals two major developments in the increasingly active market for dealership acquisitions.... Read More »

 

Dealership buy/sell

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 18, 2013
This Automotive News feature lists recent dealership acquisitions as reported by brokers, official announcements and news media.... Read More »

 

DEALERSHIP BUY/SELL

New owners for 2 California Jaguar Land Rover stores

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 4, 2013
This Automotive News feature lists recent dealership acquisitions as reported by brokers, official announcements and news media.... Read More »

 

DEALERSHIP BUY/SELL

New owners for Mercedes-Benz of Brooklyn

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 28, 2013
This Automotive News feature lists recent dealership acquisitions as reported by brokers, official announcements and news media.... Read More »

 

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