DEALERSHIP BUY/SELL

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

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. » Go to our dealership buy-sell articles

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10/22/2019 Sewell Family of Cos. Tom McArdle Sewell Buick-GMC of Midland and Sewell Cadillac of Midland Midland Buick-GMC-Cadillac in Midland, Texas

There was no adviser in the sale.

10/02/2019 Serra Automotive Pat Scoggin Serra Ford Rochester Hills Huntington Ford in Rochester Hills, Mich.

This is Serra Automotive’s first Ford franchise. There was no broker for the transaction.

10/02/2019 Cordelle Rich Frank Farsoudi El Cajon Mitsubishi in El Cajon, Calif.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively handled the transaction.

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

There was no broker in the transaction.

10/02/2019 David Lee and Greg Brown Terry Kidd Brown Lee Ford Kidd Ford in Morrison, Tenn.

 There was no adviser in the sale.

10/02/2019 #1 Cochran GPB Capital Holdings #1 Cochran Chevrolet and #1 Cochran Nissan Cranberry Kenny Ross Chevrolet and Kenny Ross Nissan, both in Zelienople, Pa.

There was no adviser in the sale.

09/26/2019 Mainer Auto Group Bill Shattuck, Kathy Wisotsky and Melanie Killian Mainer Ford of Bristow Bolin Ford of Bristow, Okla.

There was no adviser for either party in the transaction.

09/26/2019 Chaz Hatch Sean Lawley Hatch Toyota Stateline, Hatch Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram and Hatch Ford Lawley Toyota, Lawley Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram and Lawley’s Team Ford, all in Silver City, N.M.

There was no adviser in the sale.

09/26/2019 Scott Brewer Jimmy Ross Brewer Airport Toyota Kenny Ross Toyota in Moon Township, Pa.

This is Brewer’s first dealership. The seller worked with Presidio Group as its broker. 

09/16/2019 Rick Durand and Joel Baker Mark and Mike Chapdelaine Durand Buick-GMC-Cadillac in Leominster, Mass. Chapdelaine Buick-GMC in Lunenburg, Mass.

This deal brought together Durand and Baker as partners and involved moving the Buick-GMC franchise to the site of Baker Cadillac in Leominster, which was renamed. Nancy Phillips of Nancy Phillips Associates exclusively handled the transaction for all parties.

09/12/2019 Patrick Dibre Brad Fenton Nissan of Rockwall Fenton Nissan of Rockwall in Texas

Bill Scrivner of Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions was adviser for the seller.

09/12/2019 Dan O’Brien Brian Kelly Dan O’Brien Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Kelly Jeep-Chrysler-Dodge-Ram of Methuen in Methuen, Mass.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively handled the transaction.

09/11/2019 MileOne Autogroup Freedom Auto Group Heritage Toyota Harrisburg and Heritage Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Harrisburg Freedom Toyota Harrisburg and Freedom Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Harrisburg in Pennsylvania

The Dave Cantin Group was the broker for the sale.

09/11/2019 Rich Hartman Robert and Mike Diehl Bellingham Ford-Lincoln Diehl Ford-Lincoln in Bellingham, Wash.

Ozog Consulting Group advised the buyer and seller in the transaction.

09/11/2019 Ed Morse Automotive Group Roundtree Automotive Group Freedom Chevrolet by Ed Morse, Freedom Buick-GMC by Ed Morse and Freedom Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram by Ed Morse Freedom Chevrolet-Buick-GMC in Dallas and Freedom Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram in Duncanville, Texas

The Dave Cantin Group was the broker and advised the buyer and seller in the transaction.

08/29/2019 Scott Biehl FRMB, a company owned by majority owner Ray Beshoff, Jerry Heuer and Scott Biehl Mercedes-Benz of Fresno in Fresno, Calif.

National Business Brokers was adviser to the buyer and seller in the transaction.

08/29/2019 Lithia Motors Inc. Pendragon Jaguar-Land Rover Mission Viejo in Mission Viejo, Calif.

This is Lithia’s first Jaguar-Land Rover store. Lithia worked with broker Moss Adams Capital.

08/29/2019 LaFontaine Automotive Group Glenn Buege LaFontaine Buick-GMC of Lansing Glenn Buege Buick-GMC in Lansing, Mich.

There was no adviser in the sale.

08/29/2019 Group 1 Automotive Mike Houx Sandia BMW, Sandia Mini, Santa Fe BMW and Santa Fe Mini Sandia BMW and Sandia Mini in Albuquerque, N.M., and Santa Fe BMW and Santa Fe Mini in Santa Fe, N.M.

Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions represented the seller in the transaction.

08/22/2019 Gregg Young Nick Nichols Gregg Young Auto Center Noble Auto Group in Newton, Iowa

Gregg Young Auto Center’s dealerships are Gregg Young Ford Newton, Gregg Young Cadillac Newton, Gregg Young Chevrolet Newton and Gregg Young Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Newton. Don Brown of Midwest Brokerage facilitated the transaction and advised the buyer and seller.

08/22/2019 Southern United Auto Group Jay Bryan Matt Bowers Chevrolet Metairie Bryan Chevrolet in Metairie, La.

There was no adviser in the sale. This is the fourth acquisition by Southern United Auto Group in the New Orleans area since 2016.

08/15/2019 Harper Auto Square Kurt Wright Harper Jeep-Ram-Chrysler-Dodge Rice Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram in Alcoa, Tenn.

 This is the 13th brand and seventh rooftop for privately held Harper Auto Square. There was no adviser in the sale.

08/15/2019 Premier Automotive Collins Kindred Victory Chevrolet of Smithville Kindred Chevrolet, Smithville, Mo.

There was no adviser in this transaction.

08/15/2019 Burlington Auto Group Jerry Horst Raceway Chevrolet of Bethlehem Chevy 21 in Bethlehem, Pa.

There was no adviser in the sale.

08/08/2019 Brian Hoar Michael and Doug Racine Goss Jeep Willie Racine’s Jeep, in South Burlington, Va.

Nancy Phillips Associates advised the buyer and the seller in this transaction.

08/08/2019 Prime Motor Group Gallery Automotive Group

Gallery sold six stores to Prime in the Boston area: BMW Gallery Norwood, South Shore BMW, Honda Gallery, Mazda Gallery, South Shore Mini and Volkswagen Gallery. The stores are now called BMW of Norwood, South Shore BMW, Prime Honda — Boston, South Shore Mini, Prime Mazda — Norwood, and Volkswagen of Norwood. Haig Partners advised the seller. Gallery Automotive Group is a subsidiary of Marubeni America Corp.

08/08/2019 Summit Automotive Home Run Auto Group Summit Ford Beaver Dam Ford, Beaver Dam, Wis.

Von Briesen & Roper advised the buyer in this transaction.

08/08/2019 Larry H. Miller Dealerships Nancy Berge Larry H. Miller Ford Mesa Berge Ford, Mesa, Ariz.

With this sale, Larry H. Miller Dealerships operates nine stores in the Phoenix area. There was no adviser in the sale. 

08/08/2019 Premier Automotive Everett Moddie Victory Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Ottawa Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Kansas City, Kan.

Performance Brokerage Services advised the seller in this transaction.

08/08/2019 Mayse Automotive Group Gary Wood Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Mayse Automotive Gary Wood Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Aurora, Mo.

There was no adviser in the sale. 

08/08/2019 Matt Wickwire Dan Taylor Grove City Ford Jerry Taylor Ford, Grove City, Pa.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated the transaction.

08/08/2019 Bill Wallace Nick Smith and Frank Gonzalez Wallace Kia of Stuart Bev Smith Kia of Stuart in Florida
06/24/2019 Norris Automotive Group Danny Sauro Acura of Laurel Tischer Acura, Laurel, Md.

The adviser, Cushman & Wakefield Dealership Capital Services, worked collectively with Danny Sauro, Capital Automotive, and Norris of the dealership and future tenant under the lease.

06/24/2019 Koons Automotive Group Win Kelly, Kevin Bell Koons Clarksville Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Win Kelly Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Clarksville, Md.

Cushman & Wakefield Dealership Capital Services advised the seller.

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

Cushman & Wakefield Dealership Capital Services advised the seller.

06/24/2019 Graham Holdings, Ourisman Automotive Group Sonic Automotive Group Ourisman Lexus of Rockville Lexus of Rockville in Maryland

Cushman & Wakefield Dealership Capital Services advised the seller.

05/09/2019 Roger Elswick Sharon Moss Community Honda Lafayette Moss Honda, Lafayette, La.

Dealer Solutions USA advised the buyer in this transaction.

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

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

05/09/2019 Shottenkirk Automotive Group Jerry Durant Shottenkirk Toyota Weatherford and Shottenkirk Toyota Granbury Durant Toyota of Weatherford and Jerry Durant Toyota of Granbury, both in Texas

Haig Partners advised the seller in this transaction.

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

Haig Partners advised the seller in this transaction.

05/09/2019 Reed Automotive Group Group 1 Reed Hyundai Shawnee Mission Hyundai, St. Joseph, Mo.

Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions advised the seller in this transaction. 

05/09/2019 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.

05/09/2019 IndiGO Auto Group Ramon Alvarez Jaguar Riverside Alvarez Jaguar, Riverside, Calif.

National Business Brokers advised the buyer and the seller in this transaction.

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

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated the sale.

04/04/2019 Key Auto Group Dave Starkey Key Ford of York Starkey Ford, York, Maine

Nancy Phillips Associates advised the sale. 

03/29/2019 Greg Maurer John Ellena Dale Willey Honda Jack Ellena Honda in Lawrence, Kan.

Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions advised the seller in this transaction.

03/22/2019 Jim Snell Bob Hurley Riverside Ford of Tulsa Bob Hurley Ford, Tulsa, Okla.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated this transaction.

03/13/2019 Ed Napleton Automotive Group Village Automotive Group Lexus of Wayzata, Lexus of Maplewood and Village Chevrolet in Wayzata, all in Minnesota.

Kerrigan Advisors advised the seller in this transaction.

02/28/2019 Steven Schmitt Bob Cerame Schmitt Kia Paul Cerame Kia, Florissant, Mo.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated this transaction.

02/22/2019 Sunroad Auto Group 1 Automotive Sunroad Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Rancho Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, San Diego

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated this transaction.

02/07/2019 Pepe Auto Group Premier Collection Audi Nyack Palisades Audi, Nyack, N.Y.
02/07/2019 Tasca Automotive Group Grieco Automotive Group Tasca Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram-Fiat of Johnston and Tasca Kia of Johnston Grieco Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram-Fiat and Grieco Kia, Johnston, R.I.

Joshua Teverow, Esquire, Ltd., advised the seller.

01/11/2019 Rick Torres Ashley Ford Empire Ford of New Bedford Ashley Ford, New Bedford, Mass.

Joshua Teverow, Esquire, Ltd. advised the buyer.

01/11/2019 Vachon Ford Courtesy Auto Group Vachon Ford Courtesy Ford, Brooklyn, Conn.

Joshua Teverow, Esquire, Ltd. advised the seller.

12/20/2018 Grieco Automotive AutoNation Mercedes-Benz of Oxnard AutoNation Mercedes-Benz in Oxnard, Calif.

Joshua Teverow of Esquire Ltd. advised the buyer.

12/20/2018 Southern United Auto Group Robert Weinmann Matt Bowers Ford Veterans Ford, Metairie, La.

Matthew Bowers and Franklin McLarty founded Southern United Auto Group in 2016. This is the group’s third acquisition in the New Orleans area and its sixth overall. Phyllis Goldie and Associates advised the buyer.

12/20/2018 Grieco Automotive Courtesy Auto Group Grieco Hyundai, Johnston, R.I. Courtesy Hyundai, Pawtucket, R.I.

Joshua Teverow of Esquire Ltd. facilitated the transaction.

12/20/2018 Grieco Automotive AutoNation Grieco Ford of Fort Lauderdale AutoNation Ford, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Joshua Teverow of Esquire Ltd. advised the buyer.

11/15/2018 Zeck Auto Group Wade Higgins Zeck Chevrolet Wade Higgins Chevrolet-Buick-GMC in Purcell, Okla.

Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions advised the seller in the transaction.

11/15/2018 Patriot Auto Group David Oakley Patriot Chevrolet-Buick Oakley Chevrolet-Buick in Bartlesville, Okla.

Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions advised the seller in the transaction.

11/15/2018 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.

11/06/2018 Jim Ellis Automotive Group Automotive Associates of Atlanta Jim Ellis Kia of Kennesaw Cobb County Kia in Kennesaw, Ga.

Haig Partners advised the buyer and the seller in this transaction.

11/06/2018 Doherty Automotive Group Sonic Automotive Group Toyota of Fort Worth Sonic Toyota of Fort Worth, Texas

Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions advised the seller in the transaction.

11/06/2018 John Klein Berry Wentzel Klein Ford Wentzel Ford, Winneconne, Wis.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated this transaction.

11/06/2018 Doherty Automotive Group Sonic Automotive Garland Cadillac Massey Cadillac Dallas, Garland, Texas

Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions advised the seller in this transaction.

10/18/2018 Jimmy Dick and Derek Kulach Lithia Motors Viva Dodge-Ram-Fiat of Las Cruces Lithia Dodge-Ram-Fiat of Las Cruces, N.M.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated this transaction.

10/18/2018 Doherty Automotive Group Sonic Automotive Group Toyota of Fort Worth Sonic Toyota of Fort Worth, Texas

Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions advised the seller in the transaction.

10/18/2018 Doherty Automotive Group Sonic Automotive Garland Cadillac Massey Cadillac Dallas, Garland, Texas

Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions advised the seller in this transaction.

10/18/2018 Tania LaLonde Bruce Milnes LaLonde Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Milnes Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Imlay City, Mich.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated this transaction.

10/18/2018 John Klein Berry Wentzel Klein Ford Wentzel Ford, Winneconne, Wis.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated this transaction.

10/18/2018 Patriot Auto Group David Oakley Patriot Chevrolet-Buick Oakley Chevrolet Buick in Bartlesville, Okla.

Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions advised the seller in the transaction.

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

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated the transaction.

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

Kerrigan Advisors advised the seller in this transaction.

10/05/2018 Vernon Krause Dennis Higginbotham Mercedes-Benz of Myrtle Beach and BMW of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
10/05/2018 Jon Gray Matt Moloci Orange Coast Acura South Coast Acura, Costa Mesa, Calif.

GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group exclusively facilitated the transaction.

10/05/2018 Tom Hessert Gordon Automotive Hessert Chevrolet Gordon Chevrolet, Philadelphia
09/28/2018 Morgan Auto Group Sonic Automotive Honda of Fort Myers Sonic Honda of Fort Myers, Fla.

Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions advised the seller in this transaction.

09/28/2018 I.G. Burton Automotive Group Berlin Automotive Group I.G. Burton Chevrolet of Berlin and I.G. Burton Berlin Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram Berlin Chevrolet and Berlin Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge of Berlin, Md.

Cushman & Wakefield Dealership Capital Services advised the seller in this transaction.

08/27/2018 Rogelio Tovar Dean McCrary Gulf Coast Auto Group Dean McCrary Imports in Mobile, Ala.

Performance Brokerage Services represented the buyer in this transaction. Gulf Coast Auto Group sells Audi, Porsche, Volkswagen and Volvo brands. McCrary will continue to own and operate two other dealerships, a Kia and a Mazda store, that were excluded from the sale.

08/27/2018 Craig Fina Jim Langway Bennington Auto Mall Langway Chevrolet-Cadillac-Buick-Nissan of Bennington, Vt.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated this transaction. Bennington Auto Mall will sell Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and Nissan brands.

07/12/2018 Zeigler Auto Group Ray and John LeFevour Zeigler Ford of North Riverside McCarthy Ford of North Riverside, Ill.

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06/12/2018 Lithia Motors Don Buhler DCH Ford of Eatontown Buhler Ford, Eatontown, N.J.

Lasser Advisory Services advised the buyer and the seller in the transaction.

05/30/2018 Bob Brady Dean Poage Bob Brady Cadillac-Buick-GMC Poage Auto Mall, Forsyth, Ill.

Midwest Brokerage advised the buyer and seller in this transaction. Bob Brady also owns Dodge, Chrysler, Ram, Jeep, Honda and Hyundai franchises.

05/30/2018 SONS Automotive Group Legacy Automotive Group SONS Chevrolet-Cadillac Legacy Chevrolet-Cadillac, Columbus, Ga.

Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions advised the seller in this transaction.

05/30/2018 Brian Kelly Thomas Barenboim Kelly Jeep-Chrysler-Dodge-Ram of Methuen Clark Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram, Methuen, Mass.
05/30/2018 Gregg Young Cory Hobscheidt Gregg Young Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Plattsmouth Pro Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Plattsmouth, Neb.

Performance Brokerage Services facilitated the transaction.

05/30/2018 Ken Ganley Buck Baumann Ken Ganley Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Baumann Auto Group, Norwalk, Ohio

Brands included in the sale of Baumann Auto Group are Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and Hyundai.

05/30/2018 Steve Videon Steve Kelly Videon Chevrolet of Phoenixville Kelly Chevrolet, Phoenixville, Pa.

Lasser Advisory Services advised the buyer and the seller in this transaction.

05/30/2018 John Harris Lithia Motors Inc. Harris Mazda of Fresno and Harris Volvo Cars Fresno Lithia Mazda and Lithia Volvo, Fresno, Calif.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated the transaction.

05/30/2018 John Markquart Vern Eide Motorcars Chevrolet of Albert Lea Verne Eide Chevrolet, Albert Lea, Minn.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated the transaction.

05/30/2018 Gregg Young Auto Group Jeff Henry Gregg Young Chevrolet of Plattsmouth Jeff Henry Chevrolet, Plattsmouth, Neb.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated the transaction.

05/30/2018 Sandy Sansing Automotive Group Don Padget and Dave Lockwood Sandy Sansing Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Milton Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram, Milton, Fla.
02/23/2018 Asbury Automotive Group Terry Lee Cos. Hare Honda Terry Lee Honda, Avon, Ind.

The Presidio Group advised the seller in the transaction.

02/23/2018 Anthony DiLorenzo of Key Auto Group William Shearer Key Honda of Rutland Shearer Honda, Rutland, Vt.

Nancy Phillips Associates advised the seller in this transaction.

02/23/2018 Robert Stein and Tony Del Gobbo Clancy Morris Hwy 11 Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Simcoe County Chrysler, Orillia, Ontario

Dealer Solutions advised in this transaction.

02/23/2018 Rami Yanni Rocky and Mike DiChristofano Volvo Cars of Tucson in Arizona

Performance Brokerage Services facilitated this transaction.

02/23/2018 Terry Rafih Brian Tafler and Izzie Manji Midtown Honda, Toronto, Ontario

Dealer Solutions advised the sale. With this transaction, the Rafih Auto Group operates and manages 19 car brands including BMW, Dodge, Ford, Buick, Chevrolet and GMC.

01/08/2018 Jim Ott and Paul Miller Al Konner, Dean Konner, Irv Konner Ott-Miller Chevrolet of West Caldwell Konner Chevrolet, West Caldwell, N.J.

Lasser Advisory Services advised the sale.

01/08/2018 Jay Hatfield Ed Ranz Jay Hatfield Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac Ed Ranz Motor Co., Chanute, Kan.

Performance Brokerage Services exclusively facilitated the transaction.

01/08/2018 Randy and Max Curnow Brent Wyant Max Curnow Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Barnes Baker Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Chillicothe, Mo.

Performance Brokerage Services represented the seller in this transaction.