DEALERSHIP BUY/SELL

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

Dealership Buy/Sell

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04/11/2022 04/25/2022 Penske Automotive Group Brecht family BMW-Mini of Escondido in California

The transaction included a collision center, and Penske said it expects the acquisition will add about $115 million in annual revenue. 

04/06/2022 04/26/2022 Dick’s Auto Group Findlay Automotive Group Dick’s Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Wilsonville Findlay Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Wilsonville in Oregon

Performance Brokerage Services handled the transaction.

04/05/2022 04/26/2022 Varela Auto Group Lithia Motors All Star Honda Honda of Abilene in Texas
04/04/2022 04/21/2022 Serra Automotive Russ Shelton Serra Buick-GMC Rochester Hills Shelton Buick-GMC in Rochester Hills, Mich.
04/01/2022 04/25/2022 Group 1 Automotive Asbury Automotive Group Sandia Toyota Larry H. Miller Toyota Albuquerque in New Mexico
04/01/2022 04/25/2022 Findlay Automotive Group Asbury Automotive Group The dealerships will be renamed Findlay Toyota Spokane and Findlay Lexus Spokane. Larry H. Miller Downtown Toyota Spokane and Larry H. Miller Lexus Spokane, both in Washington

These are the first dealerships in Washington state for the Findlay group and also its first Lexus store. 

03/31/2022 04/13/2022 Foundation Automotive Corp., Henry Pimentel Bruce Glascock, Alfred Flores and Chris Godwin Southfork Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Manvel, Texas

Pimentel, the store’s general manager, is staying with Foundation as managing partner and has an ownership stake. Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group represented the sellers in the transaction.

03/28/2022 04/26/2022 Lithia Motors John Grant Desert 215 Superstore, a Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram dealership, Sahara Chrysler-Dodge-Ram and Jeep Only, all in Las Vegas
03/23/2022 04/19/2022 #1 Cochran Automotive Cathy Glasgow #1 Cochran Ford Butler County Butler County Ford in Butler, Pa.
03/18/2022 04/25/2022 Paul Randazzo  Leo Lambert and John Lambert New Legacy Ford Fitzpatrick and Lambert Inc. in Dushore, Pa.

The first-time owner is a former general manager for Penske Automotive Group. Hal Feder, managing partner of Murphy Business and Financial Corp., handled the transaction. 

03/16/2022 04/25/2022 Key Auto Group Bob Pforte Key Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Marianna Bob Pforte Motors, a Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram dealership in Marianna, Fla.

Performance Brokerage Services handled the transaction. Logan Parker of Bass Sox Mercer was legal counsel to the seller, while Stephen Roberts of Hoefle, Phoenix, Gormley & Roberts advised the buyer.

03/14/2022 04/06/2022 Corwin Automotive Group Asbury Automotive Group Corwin Toyota Colorado Springs and Corwin Toyota Boulder Larry H. Miller Liberty Toyota Colorado Springs and Larry H. Miller Toyota Boulder, both in Colorado
03/14/2022 04/04/2022 Cardinale Automotive Group Lithia Motors CardinaleWay Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Santa Rosa Lithia Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Fiat of Santa Rosa in Calif.

George Pero and Alex Covino of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, handled the transaction.

03/10/2022 04/26/2022 Jerry Frye and Jacob Shepherd Joe Johnson Chevrolet of Troy Joe Johnson Chevrolet in Troy, Ohio

Tim Wild of Tim Lamb Group represented the buyer in the transaction. 

03/10/2022 04/26/2022 Stephanie Morris Woody family Stephanie Morris Nissan Williams-Woody Nissan in Sedalia, Mo.

Hicks Management & Consulting Group represented the seller in the transaction. 

03/07/2022 03/21/2022 Group 1 Automotive Doug Maund and Jim DiMeo Toyota of North Austin Charles Maund Toyota in Austin, Texas
03/07/2022 03/21/2022 Ed Morse Automotive Group Krieger Auto Group Ed Morse Ford-Lincoln-Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Muscatine, Ed Morse Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Muscatine and Ed Morse Chevrolet-Buick-GMC DeWitt Kriegers Ford-Lincoln-Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Muscatine, Kriegers Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Muscatine and Kriegers Chevrolet-Buick-GMC DeWitt, all in Iowa

These are the first Iowa dealerships for the group. The transaction included a Napa Auto Parts store. Jennifer Rafael from Dealer Solutions Mergers and Acquisitions represented the seller in the transaction. 

03/04/2022 04/06/2022 Ourisman Automotive Group and Robert Ourisman Jr. Sam Mansouri Ourisman Kia of Fairfax Fairfax Kia in Virginia

DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, handled the transaction.

03/01/2022 04/25/2022 Mary Jo Wheeler-Schueller and Daniel Wheeler of Wheelers Family Auto Group Charles Plach Wheelers Chevrolet-Buick Charles Automotive in Coloma, Wis.

This is Wheelers’ fifth new-vehicle dealership in Wisconsin. All are General Motors brands. 

03/01/2022 03/21/2022 Baxter Auto Group Asbury Automotive Group Toyota of Colorado Springs Larry H. Miller Toyota Colorado Springs in Colorado
02/28/2022 04/25/2022 Bill Dickason Mark Abernathy Bill Dickason Chevrolet-Buick McKaig Chevrolet-Buick in Gladewater, Texas

Performance Brokerage Services advised the seller in the transaction. The purchase is the first new-car dealership for Bill Dickason as dealer principal. He’s the former platform manager for the former Southwest Kia Auto Group. Lithia Motors Inc. purchased that group in June 2021.

02/28/2022 04/05/2022 Hudson Automotive Group Mitchell Family Office and operating partner JR Reihl Summerville Ford in South Carolina

John Davis of Haig Partners represented the seller in the transaction. Logan Parker and Robert Bass of Bass Sox Mercer were legal counsel to the seller, while Emily Dillow of Underwood & Roberts advised the buyer.

02/28/2022 03/21/2022 Jerry Seiner Dealerships Earnhardt Auto Centers Jerry Seiner Buick-GMC and Jerry Seiner Mazda Earnhardt Buick-GMC Las Vegas and Earnhardt Mazda Las Vegas in Nevada

Kerrigan Advisors represented the seller in the transaction. 

02/24/2022 03/22/2022 Preston Automotive Group Robert Jones and Steve Boyd Preston Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Wilmington Brandywine Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram in Wilmington, Del.
02/23/2022 03/04/2022 Foundation Automotive Corp., Jon Oeltjen and Brad Rodgers Patterson Auto Group BMW of Wichita Falls, Foundation Cadillac-Buick-GMC Wichita Falls, Foundation Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Fiat Wichita Falls, Foundation Hyundai Wichita Falls and Foundation Kia Wichita Falls BMW of Wichita Falls, Patterson Buick-GMC-Cadillac, Patterson Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram-Fiat, Patterson Hyundai and Patterson Kia, all in Wichita Falls, Texas

Oeltjen, general sales manager, and Rodgers, general manager, are staying with Foundation as managing partners, and each has ownership stakes. The deal also included a used-vehicle dealership and two RV dealerships in Wichita Falls. No brokers were used in the transaction.

02/22/2022 03/18/2022 Sheehy Auto Stores George Whitlow Sheehy Lexus of Richmond Lexus of Richmond in Virginia
02/17/2022 03/16/2022 Gilchrist Automotive Stanley Auto Group Spur Chevrolet-Buick-GMC and Spur Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Stanley Chevrolet-Buick-GMC in Gatesville and Stanley Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Gatesville, both in Texas

Hicks Management & Consulting Group handled the transaction.

02/16/2022 04/25/2022 Del Grande Dealer Group Sam Linder and Stewart Kerr Salinas Honda Sam Linder Honda in Salinas, Calif.
02/16/2022 04/06/2022 Sam Toliver and Shelton Toliver Ronda Ireton, majority shareholder of BF White Motor Co. Bailey Toliver Ford BF White Motor Co. in Stanton, Texas

Dan Leroy with the Cotton Bledsoe Tighe & Dawson law firm, in Midland, Texas, advised the seller in the transaction. Tom Choate, a lawyer in Abilene, Texas, advised the buyers.

02/16/2022 04/04/2022 Ken Ganley Automotive Group Alan Steinberg Ken Ganley Kia Mentor Mentor Kia in Mentor, Ohio
02/14/2022 03/21/2022 Gurley Leep Automotive Family Asbury Automotive Group Spirit Lexus Plaza Lexus in Creve Coeur, Mo.
02/14/2022 03/11/2022 Automotive Management Services, owned by Terry Taylor, and Gregg Vitello Group 1 Automotive Parkway Honda Ira Honda in West Roxbury in Massachusetts

Note: The transaction closed the week of Feb. 14.

02/14/2022 03/01/2022 Automotive Management Services, owned by Terry Taylor Group 1 Automotive AutoFair Toyota of Tewksbury Ira Toyota of Tewksbury in Massachusetts

The transaction closed the week of Feb. 14, 2022. 

02/10/2022 04/19/2022 Williams Auto Group Michael Corey, James Corey, Marci Goodwin and Rob Christian Williams Toyota of Binghamton Jack Sherman Toyota in Binghamton, N.Y.

Peter DiPersia from buy-sell firm National Business Brokers handled the transaction.

02/10/2022 02/24/2022 Jeff Wyler Automotive Family Superior Automotive Group Jeff Wyler Acura of Fairfield, Jeff Wyler Superior Honda, Jeff Wyler Superior Kia, Jeff Wyler Hyundai of Fairfield, Jeff Wyler Superior Hyundai, Jeff Wyler Acura of Dayton and Jeff Wyler Hyundai of Beavercreek Superior Acura in Fairfield, Superior Honda in Cincinnati, Superior Kia in Cincinnati, Superior Hyundai North in Fairfield, Superior Hyundai South in Cincinnati, Superior Acura of Dayton in Centerville and Superior Hyundai of Beavercreek, all in Ohio.

A used-vehicle dealership was not part of the deal. Haig Partners represented the seller in the transaction. 

02/08/2022 03/11/2022 Dennis & Co. Auto Group Rob Barton Unity Chevrolet-Cadillac of Newburgh Barton Chevrolet-Cadillac in Newburgh, N.Y.

Joseph Bellavia of Protegrity Advisors represented the seller in the transaction. Leonard Bellavia of the Bellavia Blatt law firm advised the seller in the sale, while Stevan LaBonte of the LaBonte Law Group advised the buyer. 

02/04/2022 03/21/2022 Steve Harrell II Bill Gatton Bristol Chevrolet Bill Gatton Chevrolet-Cadillac in Bristol, Tenn.

Cadillac was not part of the transaction. 

02/02/2022 04/06/2022 McGovern Automotive Group Jay Dillon and Tom Dillon McGovern Chevrolet of Greenfield Dillon Chevrolet in Greenfield, Mass.

DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, represented the buyer and seller in the transaction.

02/01/2022 04/27/2022 Windy Automotive Group Zeck Auto Windy Chevrolet Zeck Chevrolet in Purcell, Okla.
02/01/2022 03/01/2022 Larry Van Tuyl through Visionary Automotive Group Hitchcock Automotive Resources Northridge Toyota and Toyota of Santa Barbara in Goleta, both in California

Kerrigan Advisors represented the seller in the transaction. Dealer law firm Manning, Leaver, Bruder & Berberich in Los Angeles counseled the seller. 

02/01/2022 02/14/2022 Steele Auto Group Roger Beasley Auto Group Steele Hyundai Kyle and Steele Hyundai New Braunfels Roger Beasley Hyundai Kyle and Roger Beasley Hyundai New Braunfels, both in Texas
01/31/2022 04/26/2022 RDS Automotive Group Steven Silverio Nissan of the Main Line Devon Nissan in Devon, Pa.

This is RDS Automotive’s first Nissan dealership.

01/31/2022 04/26/2022 Dutch Miller Auto Group Bill Gatton Dutch Miller Nissan of Bristol Bill Gatton Nissan in Bristol, Tenn.
01/31/2022 04/25/2022 Brian Dennison and John Dennison Rory Griggs Ray Dennison Buick-GMC-Cadillac Velde Cadillac-Buick-GMC in Pekin, Ill.

Jennifer Rafael of the Chicago office of Dealer Solutions Mergers and Acquisitions represented the seller in the transaction.

01/31/2022 03/21/2022 Umansky Automotive Group Bill Gatton Bristol Honda Bill Gatton Honda in Bristol, Tenn.
01/31/2022 02/24/2022 Kaminsky Automotive, owned by Gary Kaminsky and Greg Kaminsky Hitchcock Automotive Resources Puente Hills Toyota in City of Industry, Calif.

Kerrigan Advisors represented the seller in the transaction. Dealer law firm Manning, Leaver, Bruder & Berberich in Los Angeles counseled the seller.

01/31/2022 02/09/2022 White Family Cos. Wilson Sisk of Sisk Motor Co. White’s Auto Mall, White’s Auto Mall Honda, White’s Auto Mall Nissan and White’s Auto Mall Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Sisk Auto Mall, consisting of Sisk Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Sisk Honda and Sisk Nissan, all in Hopkinsville, Ky.

Stephens Inc. represented the seller in the transaction. 

01/30/2022 04/26/2022 Lithia Motors John Sullivan Roseville Toyota, John L Sullivan Chevrolet and John L. Sullivan Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Yuba City, all in California

Tony Sawyer of AES Automotive Enterprises represented the seller.

01/26/2022 04/04/2022 Matt McMurray of Campus Automotive Jim Snead Campus Ford Jim Snead Ford in Waynesboro, Va.

Hal Feder of Murphy Business and Financial Corp. of Williamsburg, Va., represented the seller in the sale. Frank O’Donnell of Biltmore Consultants represented the buyer. 

01/24/2022 03/01/2022 John Staluppi Jr. of Superstore Auto Group Jim O’Neill of Delray Auto Group Delray Hyundai-Genesis and Delray Acura in Delray Beach, Fla.

Dave Cantin and John Hyland of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, handled the transaction.

01/20/2022 02/01/2022 Jim Hudson Auto Group Napleton Automotive Group Jim Hudson Infiniti of Augusta Napleton Infiniti of Augusta in Georgia

Brian Brown and Mike Lacey of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, handled the transaction.

01/20/2022 01/27/2022 Jim Butler Auto Group and Don Day Chris Auffenberg Jim Butler Centralia Ford-Jim Butler Centralia Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Centralia, Mo. Auffenberg Motor Co. of Mexico, a Ford-Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram dealership in Mexico, Mo.

Jim Butler Auto, through subsidiary Linn Powerhouse Holdings, bought the dealership. Day is a co-owner of the subsidiary. The franchises have moved into a single, temporary facility next to Jim Butler Centralia Chevrolet in Centralia, Mo. The group plans to invest $3 million to build a Ford dealership, a Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram dealership and an expanded service facility. The group is aiming to complete the construction project in 2024.

01/19/2022 04/25/2022 Del Grande Dealer Group Isaac Sargiz Stevens Creek Hyundai-Genesis of Stevens Creek in Santa Clara, Calif.
01/19/2022 03/01/2022 Larry Van Tuyl through Visionary Automotive Group Giuseppe Risi Ferrari of Houston and Ferrari of The Woodlands, both in Texas

Bill Scrivner of Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions represented the buyer in the transaction. 

01/19/2022 01/27/2022 Gee Automotive Cos. Scott Inukai and Shannon Inukai-Cuffee Tonkin Hillsboro Chevrolet, Tonkin Hillsboro Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram, Tonkin Hillsboro Ford Dick's Hillsboro Chevrolet, Dick's Country Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge and Dick's MacKenzie Ford, all in Hillsboro, Ore.

George Pero and Joe Beaver of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, handled the transaction for both parties.

01/18/2022 02/07/2022 PSD Automotive Group David McDermott Dave McDermott Chevrolet and David McDermott Lexus of New Haven, both in East Haven, Conn.

Alan Haig and Nathan Klebacha of Haig Partners represented McDermott in the transaction.

01/18/2022 02/01/2022 Springhill Automotive Group Mitchell Family Office and operating partner JR Reihl Toyota of Bristol in Tennessee

John Davis of Haig Partners represented the seller in the transaction. Logan Parker and Robert Bass of Bass Sox Mercer were legal counsel to the seller, while David Porteous of Evans Petree P.C. advised the buyer.

01/12/2022 02/01/2022 Sami Mohamed Jim Corliss and the estate of John Kerekanich Newberg Ford in Oregon

Ozog Consulting Group advised the sellers in the transaction.

01/10/2022 01/27/2022 Sonic Automotive Todd Caputo Sun Chevrolet in Chittenango, N.Y.

This is Sonic’s first franchised dealership in New York.

01/05/2022 04/26/2022 Dick’s Auto Group Jeff Feller and Doug Feller Dick’s Canby Ford Canby Ford in Canby, Ore.
12/30/2021 01/27/2022 Horne Auto Group Theodore Hook and Jan Bretschneider Horne Nissan Yuma Sonora Nissan in Yuma, Ariz.

Brian Evans and Joe Ozog of Ozog Consulting Group represented the sellers in the transaction.

12/30/2021 01/26/2022 Coughlin Automotive Group Tim Mathews and Bob Mathews Coughlin Ford of Heath Mathews Ford Newark in Ohio

Tim Lamb Group represented the seller in the transaction.

12/29/2021 04/04/2022 Preston Pfeifle and Rob Pfeifle Jim Weber Pfeifle Ford Jim Weber Ford in Wishek, N.D.
12/28/2021 04/26/2022 MCA MIT 2 RDS Automotive Group Irvine Alfa Romeo in Irvine, Calif. Alfa Romeo Newport Beach in Costa Mesa, Calif.

The dealership was moved to a new location in Irvine.

12/28/2021 01/24/2022 Graham Holdings Co. and Chris Ourisman, through Graham Ourisman Automotive partnership Steve Fay of Battlefield Automotive Ourisman Ford of Manassas Battlefield Ford of Manassas in Virginia

James Mitchell and Erin Rice of Cushman & Wakefield’s Dealership Capital Services division represented the seller in the transaction. 

12/23/2021 04/26/2022 RDS Automotive Group Aleks Vekselberg Ferrari Philadelphia Algar Ferrari of Philadelphia in Bryn Mawr, Pa.

This is RDS Automotive’s first Ferrari dealership.

12/21/2021 01/24/2022 Steve Olliges Ed Bozarth Team Chevrolet Las Vegas Ed Bozarth Nevada #1 Chevrolet in Las Vegas
12/20/2021 03/21/2022 Scott Jordan and Tim Capps John Roley Levelland Chevrolet-Buick-GMC and Littlefield Chevrolet-Buick-GMC John Roley Autocenter Levelland and John Roley Autocenter in Littlefield, both in Texas
12/20/2021 02/14/2022 Toliver Auto Group Johnny Nix Toliver Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Nix Auto Center, a Chevrolet-Buick-GMC dealership, in McAlester, Okla.

Tony Karabon of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, brokered the transaction. 

12/20/2021 02/09/2022 Rusty Drewing of Drewing Automotive Group Riley Auto Group Rusty Drewing Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac and Rusty Drewing Toyota Riley Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac and Riley Toyota in Jefferson City, Mo.

The transaction also included a collision center. 

12/20/2021 02/07/2022 Ivette Dominguez Drawe, Michael Drawe, Laissa Sanchez Larry Spradley Alpine Ford Spradley Ford-Lincoln in Pueblo, Colo.

The Lincoln franchise was not part of the transaction. 

12/20/2021 01/06/2022 Jeff Wyler Automotive Family Peterson Automotive Collection Mercedes-Benz of Louisville in Kentucky

Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions represented Peterson Automotive in the transaction.

12/20/2021 01/06/2022 Matt Bowers Scott Allen Matt Bowers Hyundai-Gulfport Allen Hyundai in Gulfport, Miss.
12/17/2021 03/11/2022 Dennis & Co. Auto Group Jonathan Sobel Alfa Romeo of Manhattan-Maserati of Manhattan and Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Fiat of Manhattan in New York

Lawyer Stevan LaBonte represented the buyer in the transaction.

12/17/2021 01/19/2022 Asbury Automotive Group Larry H. Miller Group of Cos. Larry H. Miller Downtown Honda Spokane, Larry H. Miller Downtown Toyota Spokane and Larry H. Miller Lexus of Spokane, all in Washington; Larry H. Miller Ford-Lincoln Draper, Larry H. Miller Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram Bountiful in West Bountiful (see more)

Dealership names continued: Larry H. Miller Chevrolet Murray, Larry H. Miller Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram Sandy, Larry H. Miller Super Ford Salt Lake City, Larry H. Miller Honda Murray, Larry H. Miller Toyota Murray, Mercedes-Benz of Draper, Stockton 12 Honda in Sandy, Larry H. Miller Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram Riverdale, Larry H. Miller Chevrolet Provo, Larry H. Miller Ford-Lincoln Provo, Larry H. Miller Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram Provo, Larry H. Miller Lexus Murray and Larry H. Miller Lexus Lindon, all in Utah
   Larry H. Miller American Toyota Albuquerque, Larry H. Miller Toyota Albuquerque, Larry H. Miller Hyundai Albuquerque-Larry H. Miller Genesis of Albuquerque, Larry H. Miller Southwest Hyundai Albuquerque, Larry H. Miller Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram Albuquerque, Larry H. Miller Casa Chevrolet in Albuquerque and Larry H. Miller Casa Chrysler-Jeep in Albuquerque, all in New Mexico 
   Larry H. Miller Honda Boise, Larry H. Miller Subaru Boise, Larry H. Miller Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram Boise, all in Idaho
   Larry H. Miller Toyota Corona and Larry H. Miller Toyota Lemon Grove in California
   Larry H. Miller Toyota Boulder, Larry H. Miller Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram 104th in Thornton, Larry H. Miller Nissan Highlands Ranch, Larry H. Miller Liberty Toyota Colorado Springs, Larry H. Miller Volkswagen Lakewood, Larry H. Miller Toyota Colorado Springs, Larry H. Miller Ford Lakewood, Larry H. Miller Colorado Jeep in Aurora, Larry H. Miller Chrysler-Dodge-Ram-Fiat Denver in Aurora, Larry H. Miller Nissan Arapahoe in Centennial and Larry H. Miller Nissan 104th in Denver, all in Colorado
   Larry H. Miller Dodge-Ram Peoria, Larry H. Miller Hyundai Peoria, Larry H. Miller Toyota Peoria, Larry H. Miller Volkswagen Avondale, Larry H. Miller Volkswagen Tucson, Larry H. Miller Nissan Mesa, Larry H. Miller Dodge-Ram Avondale, Larry H. Miller Chrysler-Jeep Tucson, Larry H. Miller Dodge-Ram-Fiat Tucson, Larry H. Miller Chrysler-Jeep Avondale, Larry H. Miller Genesis of Peoria, Larry H. Miller Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram Surprise and Larry H. Miller Ford Mesa, all in Arizona. 

The $3.2 billion transaction included 54 new-vehicle dealerships, seven used-vehicle dealerships, a used wholesale business, 11 collision centers, finance and insurance provider Total Care Auto and a marketing agency. BofA Securities was financial advisor to Asbury, while Jones Day and Hill Ward Henderson law firms provided legal counsel. J.P. Morgan Securities was Larry H. Miller Group’s financial adviser, while the Katten Muchin Rosenman and Snell & Wilmer law firms provided legal counsel.

12/16/2021 02/24/2022 John Kiefer and Corinne Kiefer of Kiefer Automotive Group Chuck Butler and Linda Butler of Butler Automotive Group Butler Ford, Butler Acura, Kia Medford and Hyundai Medford Butler Ford and Butler Acura in Ashland, Ore., and Butler Kia and Butler Hyundai in Medford, Ore.
12/16/2021 02/18/2022 Empire Automotive Group James George Empire Volvo Cars Smithtown Smithtown Volvo Cars in St. James, N.Y.
12/16/2021 01/19/2022 Joe Smith Nancy Gregory Paradise Chevrolet in Ventura, Calif.

Performance Brokerage Services handled the transaction.

12/15/2021 04/25/2022 ZT Motors, automotive unit of ZT Corporate Steve Grindstaff Happy Valley Ford and Happy Valley Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Grindstaff Ford and Grindstaff Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Elizabethton, Tenn.
12/15/2021 04/04/2022 Karl Auto Group John Gookin and family Karl Ford of Story City Gookin Ford in Story City, Iowa

Note: The transaction closed in mid-December. 

12/15/2021 03/21/2022 Anthony Miller and Paul Thigpen William Mizell Paul Thigpen Ford of Waynesboro William Mizell Ford in Waynesboro, Ga.

Haig Partners represented the seller in the transaction. 

12/15/2021 02/01/2022 Mark DeMaio and Charlie Caronia Brandon Baker Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Princeton Baker Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram in Princeton, N.J.

Dan Murphy of D.T. Murphy & Co. handled the transaction. Logan Parker of the Bass Sox Mercer law firm advised Baker, while Craig Heller of the Schiller, Pittenger & Galvin law firm advised DeMaio and Caronia. 

12/15/2021 01/26/2022 Quirk Auto Group Kolmosky family Quirk Chevrolet-GMC of Rockland Fuller Chevrolet-GMC in Rockland, Maine
12/15/2021 01/26/2022 Faulkner Automotive Group Estate of Jim Peruto Faulkner Honda of Doylestown and Mercedes-Benz of Doylestown Keenan Honda and Keenan Motors, a Mercedes-Benz dealership, both in Doylestown, Pa.
12/15/2021 01/25/2022 Mackey Auto Group George Whalen and Tim Whalen MAG Chevrolet of Greenwich Whalen Chevrolet in Greenwich, N.Y.

DCG Acquisitions represented the Whalens in the transaction.

12/15/2021 01/19/2022 Swickard Auto Group Diana Pfeiffer and Shaun Pfeiffer Swickard Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac of Anchorage, Swickard Buick-GMC of Palmer Alaska Sales & Service Anchorage, a Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac dealership, and Alaska Sales & Service Valley, a Buick-GMC dealership in Palmer, Alaska

Kerrigan Advisors represented the sellers in the transaction.

12/15/2021 01/03/2022 Open Road Capital and Keeler Motor Car Co. Ed McGill, Mitch McManus and the McManus family BMW of Ridgefield in Connecticut

Haig Partners represented the seller in the transaction. Regina Flaherty of the Verrill Dana law firm advised the seller, while Stephen Dietrich of the Holland & Knight law firm and Greg Dougherty of accounting firm Crowe advised the seller.

12/14/2021 02/24/2022 Empire Automotive Group Sam Fox Empire Cadillac of Long Island City-Empire Buick-GMC of Long Island City City Buick-GMC-Cadillac in Long Island City, N.Y.

The dealership temporarily relocated to a nearby location in Woodside, N.Y, to await construction of separate Cadillac and Buick-GMC dealerships at the Long Island City site.  

12/14/2021 01/26/2022 Dennis Wilson Sheila Reilly Capital City Subaru Ed Reilly Subaru of Concord in New Hampshire

Nancy Phillips Associates handled the transaction. 

12/14/2021 01/12/2022 Bergey’s Inc. Wyoming Valley Motors Bergey’s Kia of Wilkes-Barre and Bergey’s Mazda-Volkswagen of Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Kia and Wyoming Valley Mazda-Volkswagen in Larksville, Pa.

Brian Brown and Drew Picon of DCG Acquisitions handled the transaction. 

12/14/2021 12/21/2021 Ricart Automotive Group Dan Tobin Ricart Chevrolet and Ricart Buick-GMC Dan Tobin Chevrolet and Dan Tobin Buick-GMC, both in Columbus, Ohio

Haig Partners represented the seller in the transaction. Tobin also worked with Ron Smith of the Stoll Keenon Ogden law firm and Ryan Schultz of Pomykala Group accounting firm. Jack Butler of the Carlile Patchen and Murphy law firm and Carl Scharf of the Schneider Downs and Co. accounting firm represented Ricart in the deal.

12/13/2021 02/07/2022 Envision Motors Bill Piercey and Tom Chadwell Envision Toyota of Milpitas and Envision Honda of Milpitas Piercey Toyota and Piercey Honda in Milpitas, Calif.

Bill Scrivner of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions represented the sellers in the transaction.

12/13/2021 02/07/2022 Annie Brennan and Shea Brennan Richard Knight Jr. Brennan Buick-GMC Knight Buick-GMC in Plattsburgh, N.Y.

Nancy Phillips Associates represented Knight, and Dealer Solutions Mergers and Acquisitions represented the Brennans in the transaction.

12/13/2021 02/07/2022 Starling Automotive Group Carl Fischer Starling Buick-GMC of Stuart Carl's Buick-GMC in Stuart, Fla.
12/13/2021 02/01/2022 Matt Kuhn and Lisa Kuhn Jim Florence and James White Galaxy Ford Florence & White Ford in Smithville, Tenn.

National Business Brokers handled the transaction. The dealership was renamed in honor of the Ford Galaxie vehicle. 

12/13/2021 02/01/2022 Christopher Thomas and Thomas Swigart Charles Jones Ford of Jones County Brock Motor Co. in Trenton, N.C.

Hal Feder of Murphy Business & Financial Corp. represented the seller in the transaction. 

12/13/2021 01/24/2022 Team Automotive Group John Greene Team Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Morganton John Greene Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Morganton, N.C.

Truist Securities represented the seller in the transaction.  

12/13/2021 01/24/2022 Cable Dahmer Automotive Group Ed Bozarth, Kent Bozarth and Chris Spargo Cable Dahmer of Topeka Ed Bozarth Chevrolet #1 Buick-GMC-Cadillac in Topeka, Kan.

The site has a Chevrolet-Cadillac store and Buick-GMC store. Spargo stayed on and is president of Cable Dahmer of Topeka. 

12/13/2021 01/19/2022 Victory Automotive Group Frank Bolea Freeway Toyota of Gilroy Gilroy Toyota in California

Performance Brokerage Services handled the transaction.

12/13/2021 01/19/2022 Cal Sager Ron Clark Sager Ford Zumwalt Ford in St. Helena, Calif.