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 Hudson/Morris Hudson Automotive Bucky and David Morris Charleston Nissan Morris Nissan, Charleston, S.C.
09/24/2015 Evans/Harrigan Jim Evans Tom Harrigan Infiniti of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
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.

09/24/2015 Schreiber/Steenbock, Hachmeister Lee Schreiber Rick Steenbock, Jason Hachmeister Sterling Chevrolet, Sterling, Ill.

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

09/24/2015 Morgan, Kellar/Head Morgan Auto Group, Dan and Chris Kellar Head Motor Co. Head Motor Co., Columbia, Mo. Kia of Columbia
09/04/2015 Durant/Glover Tom Durant Jim Glover Classic Chevrolet Lawton Jim Glover Chevrolet, Lawton, Okla.

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

09/04/2015 Baker/Schaeffer Baker Motor Schaeffer family BMW of Wilmington Schaeffer BMW, Wilmington, N.C.
09/04/2015 Performance Columbus/AutoMax Performance Columbus AutoMax Performance Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram Delaware AutoMax Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram, Delaware, Ohio
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.

09/04/2015 Shaker/Brandolini Shaker Auto Group James Brandolini Modern Mazda and Modern Dodge-Ram, Thomaston, Conn.

Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.

09/04/2015 Lithia/Keppel Lithia Motors Dan Keppel Lithia Acura of Honolulu Acura of Honolulu

Bill Scrivner of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions advised the seller.

09/04/2015 Pajouh/Wade Jerry and Diane Pajouh Stephen Wade Courtesy Automotive Center, Chico, Calif.

FRANCHISES: BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Subaru, Volvo

Kirk Rimsnider of Prism Business Brokers advised the seller.

08/28/2015 Rivera, Hicks/Napoli Mariano Rivera, Ken Hicks Ron Napoli Sr. Rivera Toyota-Scion Toyota North, Mount Kisco, N.Y.

Thomas J. Hayes & Associates advised the seller.

08/28/2015 Huttig/Garrand Julie and George Huttig Mark Garrand Huttig Nissan of Plattsburgh Garrand’s Nissan, Plattsburgh, N.Y.

Thomas J. Hayes & Associates advised the seller.

08/26/2015 Southern/Performance Southern Auto Group Performance Buick Inc. Southern Buick-GMC Lynnhaven Performance Buick, Chesapeake, Va.

Southern Auto Group moved the dealership to Virginia Beach, Va., and added GMC as a new open point.

08/26/2015 Hanna, Ray/Steiner, Toscana Scott Hanna, Adam Ray Ken Steiner, Vic Toscana Gateway Ford-Lincoln-Toyota Capital Motors, Pierre, S.D.
08/26/2015 Kelly/Leary Kelly Automotive Group Steve Leary Kelly Ford Thomas Ford, Beverly, Mass.
08/26/2015 Sewell/Joe Cooper Sewell Automotive Group Joe Cooper Auto Group Sewell Toyota Joe Cooper Toyota, Wichita Falls, Texas

BRANDS: Toyota, Scion

Bill Scrivner and JB Douglas of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.

08/13/2015 Elsay/Dyer Wael Elsay Rob Dyer Evans Kia Dyer Kia, Evans, Ga.

Elsay bought Dyer’s share in the dealership. BDC Automotive Group/Bowers Automotive of Chattanooga owns the remainder.

08/13/2015 Holman/Asbury Holman Automotive Group Asbury Automotive Princeton BMW, Hamilton Township, N.J., Princeton Mini, Princeton, N.J.
08/13/2015 Kirby/Kelly Joe Kirby Kelly Auto Group Edd Kirby’s Adventure Mazda-Mitsubishi Kelly Subaru-Mitsubishi, Chattanooga

Kirby acquired only the Mitsubishi franchise and added it to an existing Mazda store in Chattanooga. Kelly’s store is now a stand-alone Subaru dealership.

08/13/2015 Griffin/Bergstrom Jim Griffin Bergstrom Automotive Griffin Chevrolet Bergstrom Chevrolet, Milwaukee
08/13/2015 Bies, Williams/Perry, Ellis Thomas Bies, Karl Williams Rex Perry, Shad Ellis Premier Kia Perry-Ellis Kia, Lufkin, Texas

Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group advised the buyers.

08/13/2015 Brown/United Brothers Brown Auto Group United Brothers Motor Group Puente Hills Ford Super Ford, City of Industry, Calif.
08/13/2015 Quattro/Sewell Quattro Auto Group Sewell Automotive Northside Imports Houston, Spring, Texas Sewell Maserati of Houston, Houston

Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group advised the seller. Quattro added the Maserati franchise to an existing Fiat-Alfa Romeo store in Spring.

07/29/2015 McGrath/Scheffer Gary McGrath Loren Scheffer Volvo Cars of Fort Myers Volvo of Fort Myers, Fort Myers, Fla.

Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group advised the buyer.

07/29/2015 Young/Schanski Young Automotive Group of Michigan Richard Schanski Young Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Ionia Schanski Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram, Ionia, Mich.

Brad Bickle of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.

07/29/2015 Aaronson, Sciarrino, Baron/Manfredi Josh Aaronson, Marcello Sciarrino, Ron Baron, David Baron Manfredi Auto Group Island Toyota, Island Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Island Kia, Island Hyundai, Island Mazda, Island Fiat, Island Mitsubishi, Island Subaru Manfredi Toyota, Manfredi Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Manfredi Kia, Manfredi Hyundai, Manfredi Mazda, Manfredi Fiat, Manfredi Mitsubishi, Subaru of Staten Island, New York

Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group advised the buyer, Island Auto Group. All the stores are on Staten Island.

07/20/2015 Coastal States/Vaden Coastal States Automotive Group Vaden Automotive Group Savannah Volkswagen Vaden Volkswagen, Savannah, Ga.
07/20/2015 Jenkins/Palm Jenkins Auto Group Palm Automotive Group Jenkins Kia of Ocala Palm Kia, Ocala, Fla.

MD Johnson advised the seller.

07/20/2015 Vaden/Coastal States Vaden Automotive Group Coastal States Automotive Group Vaden Nissan of Hilton Head, Infiniti of Hilton Head Hilton Head Nissan, Hilton Head Infiniti, Hardeeville, S.C.
07/20/2015 Courtesy/Ballweg Courtesy Auto Group Ballweg Automotive Courtesy Ford of Sauk City Ballweg Ford, Sauk City, Wis.
07/20/2015 Ciocca/Helmer, Knopf Ciocca Dealerships David Helmer and Charles Knopf Audi Allentown Knopf Audi, Allentown, Pa.
07/06/2015 VanGorder/Garrett Steve VanGorder Ron Garrett SVG Chevrolet Ron Garrett Chevrolet, Greenville, Ohio
07/06/2015 Nelson/Snider Dwight Nelson Blake Snider Elk Grove Kia, Elk Grove, Calif.

Phil Vogel of Vogel Strategies advised the seller.

07/06/2015 Bommarito/Garlich, Haegele, Schmitz Bommarito Automotive Group Chris Garlich, Jeffrey Garlich, William Haegele, Craig Schmitz Bommarito Nissan West West County Nissan, Ballwin, Mo.
07/06/2015 Puklich/Perkins Elyse Puklich Jerry Perkins Puklich Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Perkins Inc. of Valley City, Valley City, N.D.
07/06/2015 Asbury/Davidson Asbury Automotive Group Mike Davidson Coggin Ford Mike Davidson Ford, Jacksonville, Fla.

The store, with expected annual revenue of about $90 million, will be Asbury’s 24th new-vehicle dealership in Florida.

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

06/30/2015 May/Nay, Dunham Greg May Auto Group Sam Nay III and Holly Dunham Greg May Hyundai Waco Hyundai, Waco, Texas
06/30/2015 Zeigler/International Zeigler Auto Group International Autos Mini of Orland Park, Orland Park, Ill. Mini of Tinley Park, Tinley Park, Ill.

Zeigler added the franchise to its BMW store in Orland Park.

06/30/2015 Holman/Rosen Holman Automotive Group Don Rosen Audi Willow Grove, Willow Grove, Pa.
06/16/2015 Fox/Harkema Fox Motors Clare Harkema Fox Chevrolet Seif Chevrolet-Buick, Caledonia, Mich.

Fox added Buick to its existing Buick-GMC store in Comstock Park, Mich., also outside Grand Rapids.

06/16/2015 Salsbury/Harris Leah Salsbury Brian Harris Salsbury’s Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Baton Rouge Brian Harris Chrysler-Jeep, Baton Rouge, La.

Salsbury acquired the Chrysler and Jeep franchises and added them to its existing dealership, the former Salsbury’s Dodge City.

06/16/2015 Corwin/Duffack Tim Corwin Jim Duffack Corwin Toyota-Scion of Bellevue Bellevue Toyota-Scion, Bellevue, Neb.
06/16/2015 Leckner/Rosner Carl Leckner Rosner Auto Group Leckner Nissan Rosner Nissan of Stafford, Stafford, Va.
06/16/2015 Dibre/Potamkin Patrick Dibre Potamkin Automotive Honda of Aventura Aventura Honda, North Miami Beach, Fla.

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

06/09/2015 Victory/Lithia Victory Automotive Group Lithia Motors Classic Honda of Midland Lithia Honda of Midland, Midland, Texas

Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.

06/09/2015 Cunningham/Stewart Malcolm Cunningham Gordon Stewart Malcolm Cunningham Chevrolet Gordon Chevrolet, Augusta, Ga.

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

06/09/2015 Edwards/Fitzpatrick Dave Edwards Thomas Fitzpatrick Edwards Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Fitzpatrick Auto Center, Storm Lake, Iowa

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

06/09/2015 Richards/Brisson Bob Richards Automotive Group Lynn Brisson Bob Richards Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Triangle Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Graniteville, S.C.
06/09/2015 Bayird/Crowe Bayird Auto Group Blake and Janet Crowe Keith Bayird Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep Earl’s Dodge-Jeep, West Plains, Mo.

Hicks Management & Consulting Group was the adviser.

Brands: Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram

06/09/2015 Price/Garcia Dave Price Brian Garcia Price Ford of Turlock Patchetts Ford, Turlock, Calif.

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

06/09/2015 Sutherlin/Chiarenza Sutherlin Automotive Tommy Chiarenza Sutherlin Nissan of Vero Beach Vero U.S. 1 Nissan, Vero Beach, Fla.
05/29/2015 Reichard/Bloom Jeff Reichard Bruce Bloom Reichard Chevrolet Boose Chevrolet, Brookville, Ohio
05/29/2015 McClure/Levesque Donald McClure Daniel Levesque Grand Falls Hyundai Rendez-Vous Hyundai, Grand Falls, New Brunswick

Dealer Solutions Canada advised the seller.

05/29/2015 Straub/Glen Dale Straub Automotive Glen Dale Motor Co. Straub Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Glen Dale Motor Co., Glen Dale, W.Va.
05/29/2015 Indigo/King Indigo Auto Group Steve King Porsche St. Louis Central Parktown Imports, Kirkwood, Mo.

MD Johnson advised the buyer.

Franchise: Porsche

05/29/2015 Sons/Ed Napleton Sons Automotive Group Ed Napleton Automotive Group Sons Kia McDonough Kia, McDonough, Ga.
05/29/2015 Landmark/Hogan Landmark Automotive Group John Hogan Landmark Ford Crossroads Ford, Springfield, Ill.
05/29/2015 #1 Cochran/Venmar #1 Cochran Kenneth Venmar #1 Cochran Subaru of Butler County Kerven Subaru, Butler, Pa.
05/29/2015 Victory/Snider Victory Automotive Group Blake Snider Freeway Toyota-Scion of Hanford Hanford Toyota-Scion, Hanford, Calif.

Phil Vogel of Vogel Strategies advised the seller.

05/29/2015 Pitre, Simkins, Stever/Garcia Bob Pitre, Scott Simkins, Tom Stever Garcia Automotive Group Pitre Kia Cottonwood Kia, Albuquerque, N.M.
05/29/2015 AutoNation/Cross, Cueny, Anderson AutoNation Jim Cross, Brian Cueny, Don Anderson Jaguar Spokane, Land Rover Spokane, Volvo of Spokane Jaguar-Land Rover-Volvo of Spokane, Spokane, Wash.

MD Johnson advised the seller.

05/29/2015 Asbury/Hoban Asbury Automotive Group Pat Hoban Nalley Nissan Atlanta Capitol City Nissan, Chamblee, Ga.
05/29/2015 Ballweg/King Ballweg Family of Dealerships Steve King Audi Kirkwood Parktown Imports, Kirkwood, Mo.

Don Brown of Midwest Brokerage was the adviser.

Franchise: Audi

05/12/2015 Muller/Rosen Muller Auto Group Saul Rosen Muller Honda of Gurnee Rosen Honda of Gurnee, Gurnee, Ill.
05/12/2015 Orr/Norton Jimmy and Keith Orr Jim Norton Jimmy Cleveland Toyota of Lawton Jim Norton Toyota of Lawton, Lawton, Okla.

Bill Scrivner and Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions were the advisers.

05/12/2015 Gresham/DiVito Gresham Automotive Holdings Anthony DiVito Gresham Subaru, Gresham, Ore.

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

05/12/2015 Steven/Davies, Hatchett, Devlin Brandon Steven Scott Davies, Steve Hatchett, Tom Devlin Eddy’s Volvo of Wichita Volvo of Wichita, Wichita, Kan.
05/12/2015 Martinez/Bush Ralph Martinez Tim Bush BMW of Tri-Cities, Richland, Wash.

MD Johnson Inc. advised the seller.

05/12/2015 Qvale/Tompkins Bruce Qvale Norm Tompkins Jaguar San Jose San Jose British Motors Jaguar, San Jose, Calif.

MD Johnson Inc. advised the seller.

05/12/2015 RFJ/Smith RFJ Auto Partners Dave Smith Auto Group Dave Smith Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Dave Smith Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac, Kellogg, Idaho
04/24/2015 West-Herr/Fabrizio West-Herr Automotive Group Dan Fabrizio West-Herr Nissan Williamsville, Infiniti of Williamsville Autoplace Nissan, Autoplace Infiniti, Williamsville, N.Y.
04/24/2015 Kunes/Harkness Kunes Country Auto Group Pete Harkness Auto Group Kunes Country Auto Group of Oregon; Kunes Country Auto Group Ford-Lincoln of Sterling and Kunes Country Auto Group Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Buick of Sterling; Kunes Country Auto Group of Morrison Pete Harkness of Oregon, Oregon, Ill.; Pete Harkness Ford-Lincoln and Pete Harkness Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Buick, Sterling, Ill.; Pete Harkness Chevrolet, Morrison, Ill.
04/24/2015 RFJ/Beaver RFJ Auto Partners Mike Beaver Toyota-Scion of Santa Fe Beaver Toyota-Scion Santa Fe, Santa Fe, N.M.

Hicks Management & Consulting advised the seller.

04/24/2015 Wallace, Patterson, Orr/Crown Kirk Wallace, Trey Patterson, Keith Orr Crown Motor Co. Crown Volkswagen, Tyler, Texas Patterson Volkswagen of Tyler
04/24/2015 AutoCanada/McCook, Styner, Leger AutoCanada Larry McCook, Brad Styner, Jolayne Leger Airdrie Chrysler, Airdrie, Alberta

FRANCHISES: Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram

04/24/2015 Steven/Self Brandon Steven Joe Self Eddy’s Chevrolet-Cadillac Joe Self Chevrolet-Cadillac, Wichita, Kan.

Hicks Management & Consulting advised the seller.

04/24/2015 Sheehy/Friendship Sheehy Auto Stores Friendship Motors Sheehy Infiniti of Chantilly Infiniti of Chantilly, Chantilly, Va.

CBRE Dealership Capital Services advised the seller.

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.

04/24/2015 Booth/Dicken Tony Booth Doug Dicken Windy Chevrolet Ellensburg Chevrolet, Ellensburg, Wash.
04/24/2015 Hatfield/Neal Jay Hatfield Kenny Neal Jay Hatfield Ford Kenny Neal Ford, Sarcoxie, Mo.
04/24/2015 Blaise Alexander/Baugher Blaise Alexander Baugher Motors Blaise Alexander Chrysler-Dodge-Ram Baugher Motors, Codorus, Pa.
04/24/2015 Dellen/McCoy Dellen Automotive Family Mike McCoy Dellen Ford-Lincoln Bill McCoy Ford-Lincoln, Muncie, Ind.

Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions was the adviser.

04/24/2015 RFJ/Corwin RFJ Auto Partners Corwin Automotive Group Honda of Jefferson City, Hyundai of Jefferson City, Nissan of Jefferson City, Kia of Jefferson City Corwin Honda, Corwin Hyundai, Corwin Nissan, Corwin Kia, Jefferson City, Mo.

Mike Sims of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions was the adviser.

04/15/2015 Ehrler/Barrett Jim Ehrler John, Russ and Stephen Barrett Berlin Chevrolet, Berlin Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram Barrett Chevrolet, Barrett Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram, Berlin, Md.

CBRE Dealership Capital Services advised the sellers.

04/15/2015 Lucas/Collection Chris Lucas Collection Auto Group Kia of Streetsboro, Streetsboro, Ohio

Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.

04/15/2015 AutoNation/California Superstores AutoNation California Superstores AutoNation Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Valencia Valencia Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Valencia, Calif.

Phil Vogel of Vogel Strategies was the adviser.

04/15/2015 Baron, Aaronson, Sciarrino/Esposito, Tackett Ron Baron, David Baron, Josh Aaronson and Marcello Sciarrino Frank Esposito and Frank Tackett Hudson Kia, Jersey City, N.J.

Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.

04/15/2015 Tobin/Roundtree Dan Tobin Roundtree Automotive Group Dan Tobin Buick-GMC-Chevrolet, Columbus, Ohio Chevrolet of Dublin, Dublin, Ohio

Tobin combined the Chevrolet franchise with Buick and GMC at his Columbus dealership. Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group advised the seller.

04/15/2015 Golling/Stock Bill Golling Jim Stock Golling Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Chelsea Village Motor Sales, Chelsea, Mich.

Tim Wild of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.

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.

04/01/2015 Rairdon/Lee Rairdon Auto Group Jay Lee Honda of Sumner Jay Lee’s Honda of Sumner, Sumner, Wash.

Mark Johnson of MD Johnson Inc. advised the seller.

04/01/2015 Five Star/Herron Five Star Automotive Group Louie Herron Five Star Toyota-Scion of Milledgeville Louie Herron Toyota-Scion, Milledgeville, Ga.

Performance Brokerage Services 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.

03/25/2015 Reed/Greenway Raymond Reed Greenway Automotive Group Reed Nissan Clermont Clermont Nissan, Clermont, Fla.
03/25/2015 Group 1/Baillargeon Group 1 Automotive Baillargeon Motors DFW Audi, Euless, Texas
03/25/2015 Sorrensen/DaSilva, Vellone Lief Sorrensen Gabriel DaSilva and Domenic Vellone West Toronto Kia, Toronto

Dealer Solutions Canada was the adviser.

03/25/2015 Kelsey/Williams Kelsey Chevrolet Mark Williams Auto Group Kelsey Chevrolet Lawrenceburg Chevrolet, Greendale, Ind.

Joe Sunderman Jr. of Rippe and Kingston//Cincinnati Capital Advisors advised the buyer.