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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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 06/13/2022 PSD Automotive Group Barry Rost and Rost family Audi Mohegan Lake and Mohegan Lake Volkswagen in New York

Anthony Assalone of United Galaxy Associates handled the transaction. 

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 05/23/2022 Nooris Merchant and Hussein Mawani Duane Webb Merchant Nissan Troy Nissan in Alabama

This is the first franchised dealership for partners Merchant and Mawani.  Eddie Puente of Dealer Support Network represented the buyer in the transaction.

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.

01/14/2022 07/11/2022 McGovern Automotive Group Fred Santilli McGovern Subaru of Acton Village Subaru in Acton, Mass.
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.
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.
12/13/2021 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. 

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

Presidio Group represented Hudson in the transaction.

12/13/2021 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. 

12/10/2021 03/18/2022 Karl Malone Auto Group Robert Crandall Karl Malone Ford Park City Crandall Ford in Park City, Utah
12/09/2021 02/01/2022 Kevin Knight and Knight Automotive Group the Bruncati family Sunrise Ford Fontana and Sunrise Ford North Hollywood, both in California

These are the first U.S. dealerships for Knight Automotive. Performance Brokerage Services handled the transaction. The Bruncati family was advised by lawyer Les Chayo in Beverly Hills, Calif., and Knight Automotive by David Meyer at the Arent Fox law firm. 

12/09/2021 02/01/2022 Susanty Roberts Ross Smith Roberts Ford Sabine River Ford in Orange, Texas
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.

12/08/2021 03/01/2022 Kelvin Paulino and Francisco Paulino Ryan Eschbach and Gary McGilvray Sonia’s Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Orange Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Massachusetts

Nancy Phillips Associates handled the transaction. 

12/08/2021 02/18/2022 Sames Auto Group Paul Young and Greg Morgensen Sames Laredo Nissan, Sames Laredo Chevrolet Family Nissan of Laredo, Family Chevrolet in Laredo, Texas

Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions represented the sellers.

12/08/2021 01/26/2022 Wood Motor Co. Bob Beine Wood Ford Carthage and Wood Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Carthage Carthage Ford and Carthage Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Missouri

Corwin Automotive Group had a purchase agreement to buy the stores. But through Wes Hamilton and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions, Corwin found a new buyer, Wood Motor, which was assigned to buy the dealerships.

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.

12/08/2021 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. 

12/07/2021 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.

12/07/2021 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. Jennifer Rafael of Dealer Solutions Mergers and Acquisitions represented the buyer in the transaction.

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. 

12/06/2021 06/08/2022 Dobbs Equity Partners Mike Chase Blossom Chevrolet in Indianapolis

Chase had an undisclosed partner as a seller. Chase remains dealer operator and retained an undisclosed ownership percentage in the dealership. Haig Partners represented the seller in the transaction. R.J. McConnell of the Bose McKinney & Evans law firm and Jane Saxon and Craig Todderud of Somerset CPAs advised the seller, while lawyer Brian Nolen and DHG Dealerships advised the buyer. 

12/06/2021 06/07/2022 Automotive Management Services, owned by Terry Taylor AutoFair Automotive Group AutoFair Ford and AutoFair Honda, both in Manchester, AutoFair Volkswagen of Nashua, AutoFair Nissan of Stratham and AutoFair Hyundai-Genesis of Manchester, all in New Hampshire; AutoFair Ford of Haverhill and AutoFair Subaru of Haverhill in Massachusetts

Alan Haig, president of Haig Partners, represented AutoFair in the transaction.

12/06/2021 03/01/2022 Butler Automotive Group Ernie Palmer Inc., led by Keith Palmer Butler Toyota Jacksonville Ernie Palmer Toyota in Jacksonville, Fla.
12/06/2021 02/01/2022 Sonic Automotive RFJ Auto Partners Holdings Bonham Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Greenville Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Greenville Hyundai, Nissan of Greenville, Texoma Hyundai, Toyota of Mt. Pleasant, Toyota of Paris, Vernon Ford, Vernon Chevrolet-Buick-GMC (see more)

Dealership names continued: Vernon Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, all in Texas; Honda of Jefferson City, Hyundai of Jefferson City, Nissan of Jefferson City, all in Missouri; Dave Smith Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram and Dave Smith Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, both in Kellogg, Idaho; Dave Smith Frontier Sales and Leasing, an Alfa Romeo-Maserati dealership in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho; Jordan Ford, Jordan Lexus of Mishawaka, Jordan Toyota, all in Mishawaka, Ind.; Enchanted Mazda and Toyota of Santa Fe, both in Santa Fe, N.M.; and Dave Smith Nissan of Spokane in Washington

The $950.2 million transaction included the 22 franchised dealerships and also 11 used-only stores in Washington, Idaho and Montana. Investment bank Lazard was Sonic’s financial adviser in the transaction, while investment bank Cowen was RFJ Auto’s financial adviser.

12/06/2021 01/26/2022 Corwin Automotive Group and Jeff McConville Bob Beine and Susan Beine Corwin Ford-Lincoln Republic Republic Ford-Lincoln in Missouri
12/06/2021 01/25/2022 Bill Rapp Inc. Backus family Bill Rapp Chevrolet-Buick of Ogdensburg Mort Backus & Sons, a Buick-Chevrolet dealership in Ogdensburg, N.Y.

Nancy Phillips Associates handled the transaction.