Dealership Buy/Sell

This Automotive News feature lists dealership acquisitions as reported by brokers, official announcements and news media. Click on column headers to sort by field.

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09/24/2015 Natale/Benson, Cantin Joe Natale Brad Benson, Dave Cantin Brad Benson Hyundai, Monmouth Junction, N.J.

Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group advised the sellers.

03/01/2016 RFJ/Noe RFJ Auto Partners Randall Noe Greenville Hyundai, Greenville, Texas

Hicks Management advised the seller.

04/23/2014 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.

04/24/2015 AutoCanada/McCook, Styner, Leger AutoCanada Larry McCook, Brad Styner, Jolayne Leger Airdrie Chrysler, Airdrie, Alberta

FRANCHISES: Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram

03/01/2016 Penske/Schneider + Nelson Penske Automotive Group Schneider + Nelson Auto Group Audi Eatontown, Porsche Monmouth, West Long Branch, N.J.; Jaguar Monmouth, Land Rover Monmouth, Ocean, N.J.
06/30/2015 Holman/Rosen Holman Automotive Group Don Rosen Audi Willow Grove, Willow Grove, Pa.
02/13/2014 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.

06/13/2016 Prestige/Liguori Prestige Auto Group Nick and Sandy Liguori Oakville Nissan, Oakville Infiniti, Oakville, Ontario

Dealer Solutions North America advised the buyer.

07/03/2014 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.

10/27/2017 GPB/Orlando GPB Capital Holdings Larry Orlando Tower Ford, Great Neck, N.Y.

Thomas J. Hayes & Associates advised the seller.

05/01/2014 Lithia/Massey Lithia Motors Charlie Massey Access Ford-Lincoln, Corpus Christi, Texas

Performance Brokerage Services advised Lithia.

09/15/2016 RFJ/Kapson RFJ Auto Partners Craig Kapson Jordan Ford, Jordan Toyota, Mishawaka, Ind.
03/11/2015 Vaughn Wyant/Turner Vaughn Wyant Automotive Group Ed Turner and family Audi Kelowna, Kelowna, British Columbia
01/08/2018 Edmark/Moss Dave Edmark D.H. and Margaret Moss Tom Scott Toyota, Nampa, Idaho
04/15/2015 Bies, Williams/Kinney Thomas Bies, Karl Williams Doug Kinney Premier Mazda, Kansas City, Mo.

Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.

04/04/2019 Koch/Shauger Kurt Koch Joe Shauger Ford of Nazareth, Pa.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated the sale.

11/20/2014 Flom, Nilva, Boyko/Frankel, Mitaro Gary Flom, Ven Nilva, Alex Boyko Cary Frankel, Joseph Mitaro, Joseph Mitaro Jr. White Plains Nissan, White Plains, N.Y.

Thomas J. Hayes & Associates advised the seller.

03/15/2016 Priority/Narragansett Priority Automotive Group of Newport Narragansett Car Co. of Rhode Island Hyundai of Newport, Middletown, R.I.

Joshua Teverow of Esquire Ltd. advised the seller.

11/20/2014 Mangino/Gendron Mangino Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Gendron's Auto Sales Gendron's Truck and Auto Center, Troy, N.Y.
04/15/2015 Lucas/Collection Chris Lucas Collection Auto Group Kia of Streetsboro, Streetsboro, Ohio

Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.

01/21/2016 John Eagle/Haas, Fisher John Eagle Automotive Group Fred Haas, Fisher family Southwest Infiniti, Clear Lake Infiniti, Houston

Presidio Group advised the sellers.

10/12/2018 Alpha/Jachter, Lanphere Alpha Auto Group David Jachter and Bob Lanphere Wilsonville Subaru and Wilsonville Toyota in Wilsonville, Ore.

Kerrigan Advisors advised the seller in this transaction.

09/28/2016 Cavanaugh/Forrester Tom and Sandra Cavanaugh Robert Forrester Four Stars Ford, Jacksboro, Texas

Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group advised the seller.

08/31/2017 DTF/Princeton DTF Holdings Princeton Audi VW Audi Princeton and Volkswagen Princeton, Princeton, N.J.

Haig Partners LLC advised the seller

08/31/2017 Penske/Schumacher Penske Automotive Group Werner Schumacher Schumacher European, Phoenix

The Presidio Group advised the seller. Schumacher European is a Mercedes-Benz and Sprinter dealership.

08/30/2017 Allen/Allen Jonathan Allen Estate of David Allen Allen Toyota, Gulfport, Miss.

The buyer purchased the dealership from the family estate.

06/30/2014 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.

06/13/2016 Holman/Kuni Holman Automotive Group Kuni Automotive

Holman, headquartered in Maple Shade, N.J., is acquiring Kuni, of Vancouver, Wash. Holman has 19 dealerships in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida. Kuni, with 14 dealerships in California, Colorado, Kansas, Oregon and Washington, will be known as “Kuni Automotive, a Holman Enterprise.” The acquisition is expected to be finalized this summer. Mark Johnson, president of MD Johnson Inc., advised the seller.

06/13/2016 Victory/Boas Victory Automotive Group The Boas family San Francisco Honda, San Francisco

Kerrigan Advisors advised the seller.

05/09/2019 Southern United/Snell Southern United Auto Group Twila Snell Murfreesboro Nissan in Tennessee

Phyllis Goldie and Associates advised the buyer, while John Ozog and Associates advised the seller. Matt Bowers and Franklin McLarty founded Southern United Auto Group in 2016.

12/11/2019 Troha/Blake Joe Troha Tony Blake Alfa Romeo-Fiat-Maserati of Naperville in Illinois

 There was no adviser in the sale.

04/01/2014 Falkenberg/Reinprecht, Kohl Mark Falkenberg Mike Reinprecht, Sandra Kohl St. Clair Nissan, Toronto

Dealer Solutions Canada was the adviser.

03/18/2016 AutoNation/Gregory AutoNation Carl Gregory Enterprises

AutoNation bought 13 stores in Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee. Brands include Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Fiat, Ford, Lincoln, Honda, Hyundai and Volkswagen.

In 2014 the stores generated revenues of more than $480 million with about 16,750 new- and used-vehicle sales.

12/16/2015 Alpha/Lapointe Alpha Auto Group Jimmy Lapointe Lapointe Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep, Pembroke Honda, Pembroke Nissan, Pembroke, Ontario; Petawawa Kia, Petawawa, Ontario; Renfrew Chrysler, Calgary, Alberta

Dealer Solutions Canada advised the seller.

11/04/2015 Group 1/Shelton Group 1 Automotive Garlyn Shelton Mercedes-Benz of Georgetown, Georgetown, Texas

BRANDS: Mercedes-Benz, Smart, Sprinter

Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions advised the seller.

08/31/2017 Bakhtiari/Robertson Bakhtiari Auto Group Patricia, Don, and Bill Robertson Honda of Hollywood, Hollywood, Calif.

With this acquisition, Bakhtiari Auto Group will own eight dealerships in California, including Ford, Honda, Mitsubishi, and Subaru. Kerrigan Advisors advised the seller in this transaction.

03/18/2016 AutoNation/Samuels AutoNation Allen Samuels Auto Group

AutoNation will acquire 12 stores in Texas. There are 31 franchises. Brands include Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Chevrolet, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz and Sprinter.

The stores represent approximately $800 million in annual revenue and sales of about 19,500 new and used vehicles a year. This is AutoNation’s biggest single acquisition since 1999. Stephens Inc. advised the seller.

01/14/2016 Griffin/Larson Josh Griffin Cary Larson Missoula Hyundai, Missoula Nissan, Missoula, Mont.

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

03/20/2014 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.

06/13/2016 Priestner/King Patrick Priestner (PPH Holdings) Dave King Southview Acura, Edmonton, Alberta

PPH Holdings will own 75 percent of the dealership, and Dave King will retain 25 percent. Priestner is the executive chair of the dealership group AutoCanada. AutoCanada entered into a financing arrangement with PPH Holdings, which is wholly owned by Priestner. AutoCanada provided a participatory loan to PPH to fund the purchase of 60 percent of Southview Acura.

05/09/2019 Kelly/Boniface Hiers  Kelly Automotive Group Boniface Hiers Automotive Group Infiniti of Melbourne in Florida

Haig Partners advised the seller in this transaction.

12/11/2019 Lithia/Williams Lithia Motors John Williams Wesley Chapel Toyota, Wesley Chapel Honda and Tampa Honda in Florida

These are Lithia’s first stores in Florida, and the nation’s third-largest new-vehicle retailer hopes to grow in the Southeast. Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions handled the transaction for the buyer.

10/29/2014 Hyman/Pence Hyman Bros. Automobiles Pence Automotive Group Pence Nissan Subaru Kia, Midlothian, Va.
05/12/2015 Martinez/Bush Ralph Martinez Tim Bush BMW of Tri-Cities, Richland, Wash.

MD Johnson Inc. advised the seller.

10/23/2014 Fields/Matheny Fields Auto Group Matheny family Jaguar Land Rover Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Fla.
11/05/2014 Balise/Cartwright Balise Motor Sales David Cartwright Fairfield Hyundai, Fairfield, Conn.
12/23/2013 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.

05/09/2019 Hudson/Brinson Hudson Automotive Group Vernon and Steve Brinson Royal Honda, Metairie, La.

Haig Partners advised the seller. Steve Brinson remains a partner of the dealership.

02/04/2015 Kadre/Long Island Manuel Kadre Long Island Automotive Group Land Rover Glen Cove, Glen Cove, N.Y.; Jaguar-Land Rover Huntington, Huntington, N.Y.; and Jaguar-Land Rover Southampton, Southampton, N.Y.

Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group advised the seller.

03/03/2017 Morgan/Scott-McRae Morgan Auto Group Scott-McRae Automotive Group Mercedes-Benz of Gainesville, Gainesville, Fla.

Brands include Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG and Smart.

11/30/2015 Khan/Leggio, Heath Alam Khan Christopher Leggio, Greg Heath Diamond Hills Auto Group, Banning, Calif.

BRANDS: Chevrolet-Buick-GMC

Performance Brokerage Services advised the buyer and seller.

11/15/2018 Showalter/Whiteside Ted Showalter Robert Whiteside Whiteside of St. Clairsville, Ohio

The dealership sells Chevrolet, Buick and GMC brands. Ted Showalter worked for his father-in-law, Robert Whiteside, for 27 years in various roles including general manager and dealership co-owner. The family considers it a second-generation purchase.

09/19/2014 AutoNation/Barrier AutoNation Jimmy Barrier Barrier Motors, Bellevue, Wash.

STORES: Mercedes-Benz of Bellevue, Barrier Audi, Barrier Porsche, Barrier Volvo

01/21/2016 Huff/Farmer, Oxmoor Duane Huff, Adam Huff Farmer H-L, Oxmoor Auto Group Hyundai of Louisville, Louisville, Ky.

Tim Wild of the Tim Lamb Group advised the buyers.

08/31/2017 Joerges, Holton/Landsperg Joerges family and Rick Holton Landsperg Automotive Group Erin Mills Mitsubishi, Mississauga, Ontario

Dealer Solutions North America was the adviser.

03/01/2016 Penguin/Portal Penguin Automotive Group David Portal Commerce Chevrolet-Buick, Commerce, Texas

Hicks Management was the adviser.

10/12/2018 Gosch/Group 1 Gosch Auto Group Group 1 Automotive Ford of Escondido, Calif.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated the transaction.

10/02/2019 Lithia/Saporito, Armstead, Pierce Lithia Motors Michael Saporito, Jessie Armstead and Antonio Pierce Hazleton Honda in Hazle Township, Pa.

There was no broker in the transaction.

03/26/2014 Green/Arnlund Green Auto Group Bert Arnlund Kalispell Hyundai, Kalispell, Mont.

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

03/09/2017 Asbury/Cole, Peck Asbury Automotive Group Courtney Cox Cole and Monica Peck Hare Chevrolet, Noblesville, Ind.
10/02/2019 Rich/Farsoudi Cordelle Rich Frank Farsoudi El Cajon Mitsubishi in El Cajon, Calif.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively handled the transaction.

04/19/2017 Straub/Constantin Straub Automotive Group Constantin Motors Elm Grove Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram, Wheeling, W.V.

Hicks Management was the adviser.

05/01/2014 Gee/McCarroll Ryan Gee of Gee Automotive McCarroll Enterprises South Tacoma Honda, Tacoma, Wash.

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

12/23/2013 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.

03/04/2015 RFJ/Vernon RFJ Auto Partners Vernon Auto Group Vernon Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac, Vernon Ford, Vernon Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram, Vernon, Texas

Hicks Management & Consulting Group advised the buyer and seller.

06/24/2019 Graham, Ourisman/Sonic Graham Holdings and Ourisman Automotive Group Sonic Automotive Group Ourisman Honda of Tysons Corner

Cushman & Wakefield Dealership Capital Services advised the seller.

01/08/2018 Toliver/Gunter Brian Toliver, Brent Toliver, and Jonathan Toliver Brent Gunter Ennis Ford, Ennis, Texas
04/13/2016 Graham, Mamic/Dinsmore Jim Graham, Mike Mamic, James Graham Jr. John Dinsmore Santa Margarita Toyota, Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.

BRANDS: Toyota, Scion

The dealership sells 898 new and 375 used vehicles a year.

12/22/2014 Smith/Dickens Phil Smith Automotive Group T. Dixon Dickens Mercedes-Benz-Porsche-Sprinter of Fayetteville, Fayetteville, N.C.

Performance Brokerage Services advised the buyer.

08/19/2013 Group 1/ Rountree Group 1 Automotive Rountree Automotive Group Rountree Ford-Lincoln, Shreveport, La.
03/03/2017 Weins/McGraw, Davies, Patsakos Weins Group Rick McGraw, Bryndon Davies and Pat Patsakos Mississauga Honda, Mississauga, Ontario

Dealer Solutions North America advised the seller.

12/22/2014 Makoff/Kalatzes John Makoff Gust Kalatzes Community Ford-Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Price, Utah

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

01/08/2018 Gee/Lithia Gee Automotive Cos. Lithia Motors Mercedes-Benz of Spokane, Liberty Lake, Wash.

Performance Brokerage Services facilitated the transaction.

12/20/2019 Sadek, Aly/Fenters, Black Ahmed Sadek and Tarek Aly David Fenters and James Black Longstreet Chevrolet-Buick-GMC in Kingstree, S.C.

McNulty & Associates advised the buyer and seller in the transaction.

06/02/2016 Jugdeo/Johnston, Clarke Roger Jugdeo Randy Johnston, Tony Clarke Pickering Mitsubishi, Pickering, Ontario

Dealer Solutions North America was the adviser.

07/06/2015 Nelson/Snider Dwight Nelson Blake Snider Elk Grove Kia, Elk Grove, Calif.

Phil Vogel of Vogel Strategies advised the seller.

08/17/2016 Smith/Leigh Smith Auto Group Leigh Automotive Mercedes-Benz of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Alan Haig and Nate Klebacha of Haig Partners advised the seller.

10/05/2018 Krause/Higginbotham Vernon Krause Dennis Higginbotham Mercedes-Benz of Myrtle Beach and BMW of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
08/18/2016 AutoNation/Premier AutoNation Premier Collection BMW Mount Kisco, Land Rover Mount Kisco, Mount Kisco, N.Y.; Jaguar Land Rover Larchmont/New Rochelle, New Rochelle, N.Y.
09/09/2013 RLJ McLarty Landers/ John Eagle RLJ McLarty Landers Automotive Holdings John Eagle Automotive Group Toyota of Lewisville, Lewisville, Texas

The dealership sold approximately 3,500 new and used vehicles in 2012. It's estimated that the dealership will generate $140 million in annualized revenues.

04/24/2015 Group 1/David Group 1 Automotive Brett David Prestige Audi, North Miami Beach, Fla.

The dealership has traditionally been ranked in the top 10 Audi dealerships in the U.S. for new-vehicle sales and is expected to generate $160 million in estimated annual revenues. Bill Scrivner of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions was the adviser.

04/01/2015 Victory/McConnell Victory Automotive Group Bruce McConnell McConnell Chevrolet, McConnell Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Healdsburg, Calif.

Victory Automotive Group acquired the McConnell Dealer Group and its two dealerships.

Performance Brokerage Services advised the buyer in the transaction.

11/28/2016 Rose/Hollister Jim Rose Brad Hollister Tillsonburg Kia, Tillsonburg, Ontario

Dealer Solutions North America advised the seller.

08/29/2014 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.

03/03/2017 Gates/Lewis Denny Gates Scott and Donna Lewis Capitol Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Willimantic, Conn.

Joshua Teverow of Esquire Ltd. advised the buyer.

01/08/2020 City Ventures/Crowley City Ventures private equity firm Jim Crowley South County Buick-GMC in National City, Calif.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively handled the transaction.

11/25/2014 AutoCanada/Houk, Hardy AutoCanada Walter Houk, Gerald Hardy Bridges Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, North Battleford, Saskatchewan
10/06/2016 Lithia/Carbone Lithia Motors Enessa, Alex and Joe Carbone Carbone Auto Group, Utica, N.Y.

BRANDS: BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Jeep, Nissan, Ram, Subaru and Toyota

Kerrigan Advisors advised the seller. The acquisition added 9 dealerships to Lithia’s roster. The stores will keep the Carbone name. Enessa Carbone will be a Lithia vice president, in charge of acquiring stores in the Northeast. Carbone has stores in Vermont and upstate New York.

02/18/2015 Late/Eagle Steve Late John Eagle Auto Group Aston Martin of Austin, Bentley Austin, Lotus of Austin, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Austin, Austin, Texas

Hicks Management & Consulting Group advised the seller.

03/20/2014 Kendall/Anderson Kendall Auto Group Tom Anderson Carrera Motors (Audi, Porsche, Volkswagen and BMW), Bend, Ore.

MD Johnson advised the seller.

01/08/2020 ZT Motors/Rayman ZT Motors Steve Rayman Steve Rayman Chevrolet in Marietta, Ga.

This is ZT Motors’ first dealership in Georgia. Bob Morris of the Tim Lamb Group brokered the transaction.

10/23/2019 City Ventures/Crowley City Ventures private equity firm Jim Crowley Subaru of El Cajon in California

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively handled the transaction.

03/25/2015 Group 1/Baillargeon Group 1 Automotive Baillargeon Motors DFW Audi, Euless, Texas
12/16/2015 Olympic/Baker, Deblasio Olympic Motors Kent Baker, Gord Deblasio Honda Magic, Brooks, Alberta

Dealer Solutions Canada advised the sellers.

09/04/2015 KDW/Texas Automobile Leasing KDW Automotive Inc. Texas Automobile Leasing Lexus of Glendale, Glendale, Calif.

Kerrigan Advisors advised the seller.

09/04/2015 Durant/Starnes Tom Durant Steve Starnes Red River Auto Group, Denison, Texas

FRANCHISES: Honda, Nissan, Toyota

Performance Brokerage Services advised the seller.

01/13/2020 Group 1 Automotive/Mackey, Bohlman Group 1 Automotive Don Mackey and Tom Bohlman Lexus of Santa Fe and Lexus of Albuquerque in New Mexico

The seller worked with Mark Iuppenlatz of MI Management in Colorado.

04/13/2016 Peterson/HCHT Peterson Automotive Collection HCHT Mercedes-Benz of West Chester, West Chester, Ohio

Presidio Group advised the seller.

11/05/2014 AutoSaver/Lyons AutoSaver Group Thomas Lyons Bennington Subaru, Bennington, Vt.

Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.

11/05/2014 AutoCanada/Stern AutoCanada Paul Stern Toronto Dodge-Chrysler, Toronto

The store sells about 220 new and 175 used vehicles a year. Dealer Solutions Canada was the adviser.