BUYER: Group 1 Automotive Inc.
SELLER: Moritz Dealerships of Dallas and Fort Worth
OLD NAMES: Moritz BMW/Mini and Moritz Cadillac, Arlington, Texas
NEW NAMES: BMW of Arlington, Mini of Arlington and Cadillac of Arlington
MORE: Group 1, which posted $7.48 billion in revenue in 2012, estimates that the newly acquired dealerships will generate an additional $200 million in annual revenue.
BUYER: John Halata
SELLER: Phil Smart Jr.
NAME: Mercedes-Benz of Lynnwood, Lynnwood, Wash.
MORE: Halata bought out Smart, who had been his partner. Mark Johnson of MD Johnson Inc. was the adviser.
BUYER: Lithia Motors Inc.
SELLER: Geweke Motors Inc.
OLD NAME: Geweke Toyota-Scion, Lodi, Calif.
NEW NAME: Lodi Toyota-Scion
MORE: The acquisition adds $40 million in estimated annual revenues and is Lithia's 10th Toyota store.
BUYER: M&N Dealerships of Norman, Okla. (Ted Moore and Bob Nouri)
SELLER: Ralph Martinez
OLD NAMES: Town & Country Chrysler-Jeep, Town & Country Hyundai, Town & Country Fiat and Town & Country Chevrolet, Milwaukie, Ore.
NEW NAMES: McLoughlin Chrysler-Jeep, McLoughlin Hyundai, McLoughlin Fiat and McLoughlin Chevrolet
MORE: Mark Johnson of MD Johnson Inc. was the adviser.