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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11/10/2021 01/24/2022 Allen Turner Automotive Group Bob Buntin Hyundai-Genesis of Auburn in Alabama
12/21/2021 01/24/2022 Steve Olliges Ed Bozarth Team Chevrolet Las Vegas Ed Bozarth Nevada #1 Chevrolet in Las Vegas
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. 

11/30/2021 01/24/2022 Mike Caposio, Eddie Allizadeh and Nick Thumar David Greiner Caposio Buick-GMC Greiner Buick-GMC in Victorville, Calif.
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. 

12/16/2021 01/19/2022 Joe Smith Nancy Gregory Paradise Chevrolet in Ventura, Calif.

Performance Brokerage Services handled the transaction.

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.

12/15/2021 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.

12/17/2021 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.

12/13/2021 01/19/2022 Cal Sager Ron Clark Sager Ford Zumwalt Ford in St. Helena, Calif.
11/05/2021 01/19/2022 Gene Skiba, Linda Wernig, Andrew Krajniak and Lucas Shepherd Tom Wagar Jim Wernig Buick-GMC Wagar Motors in Gaylord, Mich.
12/13/2021 01/19/2022 Viva & Fiesta Auto Group George Vescovo Viva Toyota of Las Cruces Vescovo Toyota of Las Cruces in New Mexico

Kerrigan Advisors represented the seller in the transaction.

12/13/2021 01/19/2022 East Hills Auto Group David Donaldson and Bill Donaldson East Hills Volkswagen of Sayville-East Hills Subaru of Sayville Donaldsons Volkswagen-Subaru in Sayville, N.Y.
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. 

12/06/2021 01/12/2022 Gerald Auto Group Continental Motors Group Gerald Honda of Countryside Continental Honda in Countryside, Ill.

 Kerrigan Advisors represented Continental Motors in the sale. The Akerman law firm advised the seller in the transaction. 

12/13/2021 01/12/2022 Anthony DiLorenzo and Key Auto Group Cal Thomas Key Chevrolet-Buick of Perry Thomas Chevrolet-Buick of Perry in Florida

Performance Brokerage Services handled the transaction. 

12/07/2021 01/06/2022 Hudson Automotive Group Peterson Automotive Collection Mercedes-Benz of Cincinnati and Mercedes-Benz of West Chester, both in Ohio

These are Hudson Automotive’s first Mercedes-Benz dealerships. Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions represented Peterson Automotive.

12/13/2021 01/06/2022 Hudson Automotive Group Dave Edwards Spartanburg Toyota Dave Edwards Toyota in Spartanburg, S.C.

Presidio Group represented Hudson in the transaction.

12/08/2021 01/06/2022 Bennett Automotive Group Ebersole family Bennett Buick-GMC of Lebanon, Bennett Honda of Lebanon and Bennett Hyundai of Lebanon Ebersole Buick-GMC, Ebersole Honda and Ebersole Hyundai, all in Lebanon, Pa.

These are Bennett Automotive’s first Buick, GMC, Honda and Hyundai franchises. Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group represented the sellers in 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.

12/07/2021 01/06/2022 Castle Automotive Group Emir Abinion Castle Volkswagen of Schaumburg Fox Valley Volkswagen Schaumburg in Illinois

This is Castle Automotive’s first Volkswagen dealership.

12/09/2021 01/06/2022 Ed Morse Automotive Group Norman Roy Ed Morse Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Ed Morse Ford and Ed Morse Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Weir Chevrolet-Buick-GMC and Weir Ford, both in Red Bud, Ill., and Weir Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in New Athens, Ill.

These are Ed Morse Automotive’s first dealerships in Illinois. Jennifer Rafael of Dealer Solutions Mergers and Acquisitions represented Roy in the transaction.

12/01/2021 01/06/2022 Phil Long Dealerships Jeff Cooke Phil Long Ford of Trinidad-Phil Long Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Cooke Motor Co. in Trinidad, Colo.
12/20/2021 01/06/2022 Matt Bowers Scott Allen Matt Bowers Hyundai-Gulfport Allen Hyundai in Gulfport, Miss.
12/07/2021 01/06/2022 Kurt Koch Prime Automotive Group Koch Rt 2 Toyota Prime Toyota Route 2 in Lancaster, Mass.

Jefferies brokered the transaction. 

11/01/2021 01/03/2022 Bayway Auto Group Group 1 Automotive Bayway Cadillac Southwest Sterling McCall Cadillac in Houston

Bayway moved the Cadillac store to a nearby facility.

12/06/2021 01/03/2022 Vikas Mehandroo Perry Automotive Group Aaron Ford of Poway Perry Ford of Poway in California

Performance Brokerage Services handled the transaction. James Barone of the Ferruzzo & Ferruzzo law firm advised Perry Automotive. The Law Office of Jason B. Cruz advised Mehandroo.

12/08/2021 01/03/2022 Fowler Holding Co. Phil Marzolf, Scott Ehrlich and Ron Volk Fowler Kia of Longmont i25 Kia in Longmont, Colo.

This is Fowler’s 10th dealership and fourth store in Colorado. Hugh Morris of Dealer Support Network represented the buyer 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.

11/17/2021 01/03/2022 Open Road Capital and Rinaldi Halim Peter Hoffman and family Sierra Honda, Sierra Chevrolet and Sierra Subaru of Monrovia, all in Monrovia, Calif.

Kerrigan Advisors represented the seller in the transaction.

12/06/2021 12/21/2021 Ed Morse Automotive Group Larry Sexton Ed Morse Ford Sellers-Sexton Ford-Lincoln-Mazda in St. Robert, Mo.

The transaction did not include the Lincoln or Mazda brands. CliftonLarsonAllen represented Sexton in 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 12/21/2021 Penske Automotive Group Dahm family BMW of Bloomfield Hills Erhard BMW of Bloomfield in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

This marks a return to dealership ownership in Michigan for Penske. Penske said the dealership would add about $100 million in annual revenue. 

12/13/2021 12/16/2021 Fox Motors Dahm family BMW of Farmington Hills and Jaguar-Land Rover Farmington Hills Erhard BMW of Farmington Hills and Jaguar-Land Rover Farmington Hills in Michigan

This marks Fox Motors’ entry into metro Detroit and is the first Jaguar-Land Rover dealership for the group. 

10/19/2021 12/16/2021 North Coast Auto Mall Foundation Automotive Corp. Honda of Cleveland Heights Foundation Honda of Cleveland Heights in Ohio

Kyle Chase and Jennifer Rafael of Dealer Solutions Mergers and Acquisitions handled the transaction.

11/29/2021 12/15/2021 Keating Auto Group Tim Light and Tom Light Aggieland Chevrolet Tom Light Chevrolet in Bryan, Texas
12/06/2021 12/15/2021 Keating Auto Group Bradley Whitis and A.G. Whitis Killeen Ford, Killeen Volkswagen and Killeen Hyundai-Genesis Automax Ford, Automax Volkswagen and Automax Hyundai-Genesis, all in Killeen, Texas

Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions represented the sellers. Keating did not use a broker.

12/02/2021 12/15/2021 West Herr Automotive Group Gino Barbuto East Syracuse Chevrolet in New York

The transaction also included a collision center and medium-duty truck franchise. This marks West Herr’s 32nd location and fourth Chevrolet dealership.

11/24/2021 12/15/2021 West Herr Automotive Group Randy Henderson West Herr Ford of Webster Henderson Ford in Webster, N.Y.

This is West Herr’s 31st dealership location and fourth Ford store. 

08/31/2021 12/09/2021 West Herr Automotive Group Jeff Lash and Danielle Lash West Herr Subaru of Brockport Spurr Subaru in Brockport, N.Y.

This is West Herr’s second Subaru dealership. No brokers were used in the transaction.

11/23/2021 12/09/2021 Brickl Cos., Daniel King Lithia Motors LeadCar Honda Yorkville Carbone Honda Yorkville in Yorkville, N.Y.

King is managing partner of the Honda dealership and has an ownership interest in the store. Brian Brown and Tony Karabon of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, handled the transaction.

10/18/2021 12/09/2021 Ali Talebi Robert Vance Houston Spruce Pine Chevrolet-Buick-GMC in North Carolina

Ralph Vines of Advanced Dealership Management Solutions brokered the transaction. 

12/06/2021 12/09/2021 Asbury Automotive Group Stevinson Automotive and Stevinson family Stevinson Lexus of Lakewood, Stevinson Lexus of Frederick, Stevinson Chevrolet in Lakewood, Stevinson Hyundai of Longmont, Stevinson Imports [Jaguar] in Littleton, Porsche Littleton, Stevinson Toyota West in Lakewood and Stevinson Toyota East in Aurora

All of the dealerships are in Colorado. Asbury said the acquisition, which also includes a Land Rover open point, will add about $715 million in annual revenues. Stevinson President Kent Stevinson will stay to work on real estate projects with Asbury, while another Stevinson owner, Paul Stevinson, will remain general manager of the Chevrolet dealership. Kerrigan Advisors represented the seller in the transaction. 

07/19/2021 12/09/2021 Ali Talebi Randy Willis Marion Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in North Carolina
11/30/2021 12/09/2021 Lithia Motors Elder Automotive Group and Elder family Elder Ford of Tampa in Florida; Elder Ford of Troy and Elder Ford of Romeo, both in Michigan

Robert Elder is joining Lithia to help with network development. Lithia said the transaction will add about $425 million in annual revenue. 

12/06/2021 12/09/2021 Morrie’s Auto Group Barry Merrill Morrie’s Grand Ledge Ford-Lincoln and Morrie’s Okemos Ford Grand Ledge Ford-Lincoln and Merrill Ford Okemos, both in Michigan

Presidio Group represented the seller in the transaction. Daniel Minkus of Clark Hill law firm was legal counsel to the seller, while Steven Dietrich of Holland & Knight law firm advised the buyer.

11/01/2021 12/08/2021 Terry Taylor through Automotive Management Services Ray McKenney Gastonia Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac McKenney Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac in Lowell, N.C.

Note: The transaction date is estimated based on reporting. The Gaston Gazette newspaper reported the sale. 

11/17/2021 12/08/2021 Group 1 Automotive Prime Automotive Group Ira Ford Saco, Ira Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Ira Honda Saco, Volkswagen Saco, Mercedes-Benz of Scarborough, Ira Acura Westwood, Ira Mazda in Westwood, Volkswagen Norwood, Ira Volvo Cars South Shore, (see rest of list below) Prime Ford-Saco, Prime Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Saco, Prime Honda-Saco, Prime Volkswagen in Saco, Prime Motor Cars in Scarborough [Mercedes-Benz], all in Maine; Prime Acura Westwood, Audi Westwood, Mercedes-Benz of Westwood, (see rest of list below)

Old Name continued: Porsche Westwood, Prime Mazda-Westwood, BMW of Norwood, Volkswagen of Norwood, South Shore BMW in Rockland, Prime Volvo Cars South Shore in Rockland, South Shore Mini in Rockland, Prime Buick-GMC in Hanover, Land Rover Hanover, Mercedes-Benz of Hanover, Prime Ford-Auburn, Prime Honda-Boston in West Roxbury, Prime Honda 128 in Reading, all in Massachusetts; Mercedes-Benz of Manchester in New Hampshire; World Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Shrewsbury, N.J., World Subaru in Tinton Falls, N.J., Bill Kolb Jr. Subaru in Orangeburg, N.Y., Staten Island Buick-GMC and Rockville Centre GMC in New York.

New Name continued: Ira Buick-GMC in Hanover; Ira Ford Auburn, Ira Honda in West Roxbury, Ira Honda 128 in Reading, all in Massachusetts; all others remaining unchanged.

Jefferies was a financial adviser, while the Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom law firm and Akerman law firm were legal advisers to the seller.

12/01/2021 12/08/2021 Tad Pinegar Jon Wessel Pinegar Honda Don Wessel Honda in Springfield, Mo.
11/01/2021 12/08/2021 Parks Automotive Group Roger Gregg Parks Ford Hendersonville Four Seasons Ford in Hendersonville, N.C.

John Ozog of Ozog Co. handled the transaction. 

10/01/2021 12/02/2021 Parks Automotive Group Greenway Automotive Group Parks Chevrolet Spartanburg Greenway Chevrolet of Spartanburg in South Carolina
11/15/2021 12/02/2021 Brandon Steven Motors Randy Johnson Harbor Chevrolet and Harbor Hyundai in Long Beach, Calif.

Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions handled the transaction. 

06/07/2021 12/02/2021 Griffin Auto Group Cass Burch Griffin Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Valdosta Cass Burch Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Valdosta, Ga.

Note: This transaction closed the week of June 7. Haig Partners represented the seller in the transaction. 

08/18/2021 12/02/2021 Putnam Automotive Dealer Group David Meese and Jeff Qvale Honda San Carlos Primo Honda in San Carlos, Calif.

Meese was the store’s general manager. Haig Partners represented the sellers in the transaction. 

11/18/2021 12/02/2021 Group 1 Automotive Prime Automotive Group Ira Toyota-Saco Prime Toyota-Saco in Maine

Jefferies was a financial adviser, while the Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom law firm and Akerman law firm were legal advisers to the seller.

11/15/2021 12/02/2021 Victory Automotive Group John Nakamura and Laurie Bush Albany Subaru in Albany, Calif.

Performance Brokerage Services handled the transaction.

10/18/2021 11/22/2021 Corwin Automotive Group and Mario Wierzchowski Gus Johnson Corwin Ford Spokane Gus Johnson Ford in Spokane Valley, Wash.

Wierzchowski is the operating partner of the dealership, according to The Spokesman-Review.

11/08/2021 11/22/2021 Sonic Automotive Cook Automotive Volkswagen of Fallston Cook Volkswagen in Fallston, Md.
10/18/2021 11/22/2021 Kendall Automotive Group Jeff Robberson Kendall Ford-Lincoln of Bend, Kendall Mazda of Bend and Kendall Ford of Prineville Robberson Ford-Lincoln and Robberson Mazda in Bend, Ore., and Robberson Ford of Prineville in Prineville, Ore.
10/28/2021 11/22/2021 Brickl Cos. Lithia Motors LeadCar Chevrolet Yorkville, LeadCar Buick-GMC Utica Carbone Chevrolet of Yorkville in Yorkville, N.Y., and Carbone Buick-GMC of Utica in Utica, N.Y.

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

10/28/2021 11/22/2021 McCurley Integrity Dealerships Frank Stewart McCurley Subaru of Yakima Stewart Subaru in Yakima, Wash.

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

10/01/2021 11/22/2021 Lee Schreiber Home Run Auto Group, owned by Jim Bozich and Mark Geiger Dixon Ford-Volkswagen in Dixon, Ill.

This is Schreiber Automotive’s second dealership.

11/08/2021 11/22/2021 Lithia Motors Qvale Auto Group Audi Fort Lauderdale and Audi Coral Springs in Florida

Presidio Group represented Qvale in the sale. Stephen Dietrich and Sarah Seedig of Holland & Knight represented Lithia as its legal counsel in the transaction. Alex Kurkin of Kurkin Forehand Brandes represented Qvale as its legal counsel in the transaction.

11/09/2021 11/22/2021 Keating Auto Group Bob Cox and Jackie Cox Northwest Hyundai, West Houston Hyundai-Genesis of West Houston and West Houston Mitsubishi Hub Hyundai Houston, Hub Hyundai Katy-Genesis West Houston and Hub Mitsubishi Katy, all in Houston

Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions represented the sellers. Keating did not use a broker.

11/09/2021 11/22/2021 Jon Weese of Heritage Auto Group Gust Kalatzes Heritage Chevrolet of Evanston AutoFarm Castle Rock Chevrolet in Evanston, Wyo.

Performance Brokerage Services handled the transaction. 

11/01/2021 11/22/2021 David Rosenberg and Bob Ramos Emmett Horgan and Ryan Horgan Canobie Lake Toyota and Canobie Lake Honda Rockingham Toyota and Rockingham Honda in Salem, N.H.

Ramos will be general manager of both stores.

11/10/2021 11/22/2021 Howard family Denny Krueger and family Dale Howard Auto Center of Waverly Krueger Auto & Truck Villa in Waverly, Iowa

The dealership sells Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram brands. Arenson Law Group of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, represented the Kruegers in the transaction.

10/29/2021 11/22/2021 Dan Kuna and Tony Lozich Rick Yemm and Mark Kleine Ford of Galesburg Yemm Ford in Galesburg, Ill.

Yemm still owns Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram and Chevrolet-Buick-GMC dealerships in Galesburg. Don Brown of Midwest Brokerage represented the seller, and Hal Feder of Murphy Business and Financial Corp. represented the buyer in the transaction. 

10/18/2021 11/22/2021 Lee Carney and Geaux Automotive Group Bob Johnston Express Chevrolet Bob Johnston Chevrolet in Covington, Tenn.

Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group represented the seller in the transaction.

10/19/2021 11/22/2021 Amir Rauf and Louay Charara Kevin Duke World Auto Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Colt Chevrolet-Buick-GMC in Pecos, Texas

Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group represented the seller in the transaction. 

09/29/2021 11/22/2021 Julie Huttig and George Huttig Durocher family Huttig Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Durocher Auto Sales in Plattsburgh, N.Y.

Nancy Phillips Associates handled the transaction.

11/04/2021 11/22/2021 AutoCanada Gary Rosenberg Crystal Lake Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Illinois

AutoCanada, a publicly traded Canadian auto retailer with stores in the U.S. under Leader Automotive Group, said the acquisition would add $72 million in annual revenue.

11/01/2021 11/18/2021 LaFontaine Automotive Group Janice Moran and Pam Moran LaFontaine Chevrolet-Buick-GMC of St. Clair St. Clair Chevrolet-Buick-GMC in China Township, Mich.
10/18/2021 11/18/2021 Germain Automotive Group Bill Piercey and Tom Chadwell Germain Honda of Surprise Surprise Honda in Arizona

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

11/01/2021 11/18/2021 Kayser Automotive Group and Gregg Tank Toby Peterson and Mike Peterson S&L Ford Peterson Ford in Oconto Falls, Wis.

Tank is the store’s general manager. Wade Micoley represented the seller in the transaction.

08/30/2021 11/17/2021 Victory Automotive Group Hudson Automotive Group Volkswagen of Murfreesboro Murfreesboro Volkswagen in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
11/01/2021 11/17/2021 Hudson Automotive Group Bruce Dyer Midlands Toyota Dick Dyer Toyota in Columbia, S.C.

Chris Fitzgerald, the store’s general manager and partner in the dealership, is staying with Hudson Automotive. Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions represented Dyer in the transaction.

10/28/2021 11/12/2021 Ganley Auto Group Jeff Joseph and Jessica Joseph Toyota of Kent Don Joseph Toyota in Kent, Ohio

This is Ganley Auto Group’s third Toyota store and 45th dealership. No brokers were used in the transaction.

10/15/2021 11/12/2021 Shottenkirk Automotive Group Keith Mosing Shottenkirk Nissan Katy Katy Nissan in Texas

Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group represented the seller in the transaction.

03/17/2021 11/12/2021 Germain Automotive Group Dan Hemm Germain Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Fiat Sidney and Germain Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Sidney Dan Hemm Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac and Dan Hemm Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Fiat, both in Sidney, Ohio

Germain no longer has the Cadillac franchise, giving the franchise back to General Motors after the acquisition. 

10/06/2021 11/12/2021 Germain Automotive Group Bob Bressi Germain Honda of College Hills College Hills Honda in Wooster, Ohio

Gary Russo of Team Russo brokered the transaction. 

11/03/2021 11/12/2021 Carter Myers Automotive John Miller CMA’s Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Martinsburg, CMA’s Chevrolet-Toyota of Martinsburg, CMA’s Honda of Winchester and CMA’s Hyundai of Winchester Apple Valley Chevrolet-Toyota and Miller’s Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Martinsburg, W.Va., and Miller Honda and Apple Valley Hyundai in Winchester, Va.
03/23/2021 11/12/2021 Chris Kudner Al Harvey and Nadim Saab Grass Lake Chevrolet and Art Moehn Chevrolet-Buick Grass Lake Chevrolet and Chelsea Chevrolet-Buick in Michigan
11/08/2021 11/12/2021 AutoNation Priority 1 Automotive Group, owned by Lou Cohen and family AutoNation Acura Hunt Valley, AutoNation Cadillac Hunt Valley and Mini of Towson, while the other dealership names remain Acura Hunt Valley in Cockeysville, Audi Ownings Mills, BMW of Bel Air, BMW of Rockville, BMW of Towson, Frankel & Chesapeake Cadillac in Cockeysville, Jaguar-Land Rover Hunt Valley in Cockeysville, Mini of Baltimore County in Towson and Porsche Towson

All stores are in Maryland. The transaction includes three collision centers. AutoNation said the group would add $420 million in annual revenues. Kerrigan Advisors represented Priority 1 in the transaction. Stephen Dietrich of Holland & Knight law firm and Freddie Traub of Friedman & Friedman law firm were legal counsel to Priority 1. 

10/18/2021 11/11/2021 Tasca Automotive Group Dick Norris and Doug Norris Tasca Buick-GMC Clearwater and Tasca Buick-GMC Palm Harbor Dick Norris Buick-GMC Clearwater and Dick Norris Buick-GMC Palm Harbor, both in Florida

Presidio Group advised the seller in the transaction. J. Eric Gregory of Gregory Law firm advised the seller and James Redding of Greenberg Traurig law firm advised the buyer. 

10/07/2021 11/11/2021 Coughlin Automotive Group Matt Taylor Coughlin Kia of Lancaster Matt Taylor Kia in Lancaster, Ohio

Tim Lamb Group represented the seller in the transaction.

10/19/2021 11/11/2021 Spitzer Management, doing business as Spitzer Autoworld Greg Murray Spitzer Ford-Lincoln DuBois and Spitzer Honda DuBois Murray’s Ford-Lincoln and Murray’s Honda in DuBois, Pa.

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

10/01/2021 11/11/2021 Robert Chipman Paul Willrodt CarSwap Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Willrodt Motor Co. in Chamberlain, S.D.

Performance Brokerage Services handled the transaction. 

10/11/2021 11/11/2021 Friendly Auto Group Peter D’Amico, Michael D’Amico and Patrick D’Amico Friendly Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Geneva D’Amico Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Geneva, N.Y.
10/01/2021 11/11/2021 D-Patrick Inc., owned by Mike O’Daniel and Ray Farabaugh David Lewis, Steve Lewis and Jim Lewis D-Patrick Lebanon Ford Gene Lewis Ford in Lebanon, Ind.
10/26/2021 11/11/2021 Asbury Automotive Group H. David Zinsmeister and David R. Zinsmeister Arapahoe Hyundai-Genesis of Arapahoe in Centennial, Colo.

Performance Brokerage Services handled the transaction.

10/18/2021 11/11/2021 Group 1 Automotive Katina Rapton and Curtis Rapton Capital City Honda Mel Rapton Honda in Sacramento

Cushman & Wakefield Dealership Capital Services advised the sellers.

09/07/2021 11/11/2021 Paul Sabatini Julie Walker Mission Ford of Dearborn Fairlane Ford in Dearborn, Mich.

Performance Brokerage Services handled the transaction.

10/05/2021 10/29/2021 Steet Ponte Auto Group Lithia Motors Steet Ponte Nissan Carbone Nissan in Yorkville, N.Y.

This is Steet Ponte’s seventh new-vehicle dealership and first Nissan store, according to its website. The group is owned by Steve Ponte and Joe Steet Sr. Brian Traugott and Brian Brown of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, handled the transaction.

09/30/2021 10/29/2021 Troncalli Automotive Group Jeff Smith Volkswagen of Warner Robins Jeff Smith Volkswagen in Warner Robins, Ga.

This is Troncalli Automotive Group’s fifth dealership, according to DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, which handled the transaction. Mike Lacey and Brian Brown of DCG Acquisitions brokered the transaction.

10/18/2021 10/29/2021 Sonic Automotive Bobby Ford LLC Momentum Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Sealy Bobby Ford Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Sealy, Texas

The transaction marks a return for Sonic to the four brands. The group previously had Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram brand stores but sold all of them between 2008 and 2012, a Sonic spokeswoman said.

10/04/2021 10/29/2021 Adam Silverleib Todd Copeland Silko Volkswagen of Brockton Copeland Volkswagen of Brockton in Brockton, Mass.

This is Silverleib’s second dealership. GW Marketing Solutions, a dealership brokerage firm in Newton Centre, Mass., represented Silverleib in the transaction.

09/29/2021 10/28/2021 Ben Faricy and Paul Faricy of The Faricy Boys Mike Goodart and Matt Brown The Faricy Boys Automotive Town & Country Salida Inc. in Colorado

The dealership sells Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram brands. Brown remains general manager. 

09/30/2021 10/26/2021 Windy Automotive Group Merit Auto Group Windy Nissan Byford Nissan in Elk City, Okla.