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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03/25/2015 Williams/Schultz Eric and Matthew Williams Todd, Tyler and Duane Schultz Williams Bros. Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram Schultz Motors of Milan, Milan, Mich.
03/11/2015 Greenway/Deeter Greenway Automotive Group Mischa Deeter Greenway Mazda Deeter Mazda, Houston

Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.

03/11/2015 Berkshire Hathaway/Churchill, Watson Berkshire Hathaway Automotive Will Churchill, Corrie Watson Honda of Fort Worth Frank Kent Honda, Fort Worth, Texas

Hicks Management & Consulting Group was the adviser.

03/11/2015 Vaughn Wyant/Turner Vaughn Wyant Automotive Group Ed Turner and family Audi Kelowna, Kelowna, British Columbia
03/11/2015 McLarty/Fletcher McLarty Automotive Group Frank Fletcher Columbia Honda Fletcher Honda Columbia, Columbia, Mo.
03/11/2015 Alizadeh/Mann, Champion Glen and Steve Alizadeh of Auto Planet Group John Mann, Cam Champion

The Alizadehs acquired Performance Auto Group, which had 11 dealerships in St. Catharines and Grimsby, Ontario, selling 14 new-vehicle brands. Dealer Solutions Canada was the adviser.

03/04/2015 Meyer/Boyles Doug Meyer David Boyles, Bud Boyles Meyer Auto Center Boyles Motors, Maryville, Mo.

Brands: Cadillac, Buick, GMC, Chevrolet

03/04/2015 Helfman/Symbol Helfman Imports Symbol Motor Cars Maserati of Houston, Houston Helfman Maserati
03/04/2015 RFJ/Vernon RFJ Auto Partners Vernon Auto Group Vernon Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac, Vernon Ford, Vernon Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram, Vernon, Texas

Hicks Management & Consulting Group advised the buyer and seller.

03/04/2015 Ressler/Montana Dave Ressler Montana Import Group Gallatin Motor Co. Montana Import Group, Bozeman, Mont.

The site will become a standalone Subaru dealership by early summer, with the Hyundai and Volkswagen sales moving to a nearby site in Bozeman.

Brands: Subaru, Hyundai, Volkswagen

03/04/2015 West-Herr/Cappellino West-Herr Automotive Group Steve Cappellino West-Herr Nissan of Lockport Cappellino Nissan, Lockport, N.Y.

West-Herr Automotive Group ranks No. 24 on Automotive News’ list of the top 125 dealership groups based in the U.S., with retail sales of 22,726 new vehicles in 2013.

02/25/2015 Kuhn/Ellis Kuhn Automotive Group Jim Ellis Automotive Group Kuhn Volkswagen of Marietta Jim Ellis Volkswagen of Marietta, Marietta, Ga.

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

02/25/2015 Coast 2 Coast/Farrell Coast 2 Coast Auto Group James Farrell, Robert Farrell Volvo of Southborough Farrell Volvo, Southborough, Mass.

Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.

02/25/2015 Denecker, Capra/ Shea Thomas Denecker, Mike Capra Gerald Shea Denecker Chevrolet Shea Chevrolet, Middlebury, Vt.

Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser. Thomas Denecker combined his Denecker Chevrolet in Vergennes, Vt., with the acquisition in Middlebury.

02/18/2015 Sullivan/Primeaux Mike Sullivan Henry Primeaux Midtown Kia Primeaux Kia, Tulsa, Okla.

Hicks Management & Consulting Group was the adviser.

02/18/2015 SF/Hodsoll SF Auto Group William Hodsoll Durham Dodge-Chrysler, Oshawa, Ontario

Dealer Solutions Canada advised the seller in the transaction.

Brands: Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram

02/18/2015 AutoNation/Coleman AutoNation Brett Coleman Mercedes-Benz of Reno, Reno, Nev.

Haig Partners advised the seller.

02/18/2015 AutoFair/Regan AutoFair Automotive Group Ann Regan AutoFair Ford of Haverhill Regan Ford, Haverhill, Mass.
02/18/2015 RFJ/Daniels, Knies RFJ Auto Partners Mark Daniels, Eugene Knies Bonham Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Bonham, Texas; Greenville Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Greenville, Texas; Texoma Hyundai, Sherman, Texas; Fiat of McKinney, McKinney, Texas

Hicks Management & Consulting Group advised the buyer.

02/18/2015 RFJ/Orr RFJ Auto Partners Keith Orr Auto Nissan of Greenville Orr Nissan of Greenville, Greenville, Texas

Hicks Management & Consulting Group advised the buyer.

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

Hicks Management & Consulting Group advised the seller.

02/18/2015 Wichita/Self Wichita Luxury Collection Joe Self BMW of Wichita Joe Self BMW, Wichita, Kan.

Hicks Management & Consulting Group advised the seller.

02/11/2015 Superior/Hidy Superior Automotive Group Hidy Motors Superior Hyundai of Beavercreek, Superior Acura of Dayton Hidy Hyundai, Beavercreek, Ohio; Hidy Acura, Centerville, Ohio
02/11/2015 Asbury/Jackson, Logun Asbury Automotive Frank Jackson, Brian Logun Nalley Ford Sandy Springs Sandy Springs Ford, Sandy Springs, Ga.

Haig Partners advised the sellers.

02/11/2015 Germain/Hidy Germain Motor Co. Hidy Motors Germain Honda of Beavercreek, Germain Ford of Beavercreek Hidy Honda, Hidy Ford, Beavercreek, Ohio
02/11/2015 Kaminsky, Carey, Dancy/Daiagi, Marciano Mitchell Kaminsky, John Carey, Macky Dancy Steven Daiagi, John Marciano Hyundai of Long Island City Long Island City Hyundai, New York

Thomas J. Hayes & Associates advised the sellers.

02/11/2015 Jarrett/McLaughlin Steve Jarrett Dave and Donna Lynn McLaughlin Perth County Chrysler McLaughlin’s Chrysler-Jeep, Mitchell, Ontario

Brands: Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram

Dealer Solutions Canada advised the seller.

02/11/2015 Penske/Miller Penske Automotive Group Miller Automobile Corp. Land Rover Darien, Darien, Conn.
02/04/2015 Atlantic/Long Island Atlantic Auto Group Long Island Automotive Group Advantage Honda Honda Manhasset, Manhasset, N.Y.

Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group advised the seller.

02/04/2015 Kadre/Long Island Manuel Kadre Long Island Automotive Group Volvo Huntington Volvoville Huntington, Huntington, N.Y.

Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group advised the seller.

02/04/2015 Langway/Nemer Jim Langway Robert Nemer, Peter Nemer Langway of Bennington (Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Nissan) Nemer Auto Mall, Bennington, Vt.

Thomas J. Hayes & Associates advised the sellers.

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

Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group advised the seller.

02/04/2015 Khan/Powell Mo Khan Jay Powell Mineral Wells Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Powell Auto Center, Mineral Wells, Texas

Dick Pryor of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.

01/22/2015 Greenway/AutoNation Greenway Automotive Group AutoNation Westside Nissan AutoNation Nissan Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Fla.
01/22/2015 Tilleman/Reighard Craig Tilleman Gary Reighard Tilleman Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep North Star Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep, Havre, Mont.

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

01/22/2015 Mitchell/Troiano, Artioli Mitchell Auto Group Anthony Troiano and Robert Artioli Mitchell Northampton Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Northampton Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Northampton, Mass.

This is Mitchell Auto Group's eighth store and its first outside Connecticut.

01/22/2015 Tonkin/Stone Tonkin Automotive Group Robert Stone Tonkin Subaru, Tonkin Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Bob Stone Freeway Auto Center, The Dalles, Ore.

The buyer, formerly known as Ron Tonkin Family of Dealerships, now represents 19 franchises. Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

12/22/2014 Sonic/Elway Sonic Automotive John Elway Dealerships Cherry Creek Chevrolet John Elway Chevrolet on Colorado Boulevard, Denver
12/22/2014 Myers/Carter Steve Myers Dale Carter Myers Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Dale Carter Motors, Eaton, Ohio
12/22/2014 Asbury/Johnson Asbury Automotive Group Cliff Johnson David McDavid Ford Fort Worth Texas Motors Ford, Fort Worth, Texas

Asbury now has seven stores in Texas. Haig Partners advised the seller.

12/22/2014 Pack/Van Tuyl Sam Pack Automotive Group Van Tuyl Group Sam Pack's Five Star Chevrolet Van Chevrolet, Carrollton, Texas
12/22/2014 Elway/Sonic John Elway Dealerships Sonic Automotive John Elway Cadillac of Park Meadows Don Massey Cadillac, Lone Tree, Colo.
12/22/2014 Hawk/D'Arcy Hawk Auto Group Terry D'Arcy Hawk Volkswagen of Joliet D'Arcy Volkswagen, Joliet, Ill.
12/22/2014 Makoff/Kalatzes John Makoff Gust Kalatzes Community Ford-Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Price, Utah

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

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

Performance Brokerage Services advised the buyer.

11/25/2014 Penske/Drew SoCal Penske Dealer Group Drew Auto Center Penske Ford, Penske Hyundai Drew Ford, Drew Hyundai, La Mesa, Calif.
11/25/2014 Langway/Hand Jim Langway John Hand, James Hand Langway Chevrolet-Volkswagen Hand Motors, Manchester Center, Vt.
11/25/2014 Martin/Butler Ed Martin Auto Group Butler Auto Group Ed Martin Nissan of Fishers Butler Nissan, Fishers, Ind.
11/25/2014 AutoCanada/Houk, Hardy AutoCanada Walter Houk, Gerald Hardy Bridges Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, North Battleford, Saskatchewan
11/20/2014 Flom, Nilva, Boyko/Frankel, Mitaro Gary Flom, Ven Nilva, Alex Boyko Cary Frankel, Joseph Mitaro, Joseph Mitaro Jr. White Plains Nissan, White Plains, N.Y.

Thomas J. Hayes & Associates advised the seller.

11/20/2014 Mangino/Gendron Mangino Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Gendron's Auto Sales Gendron's Truck and Auto Center, Troy, N.Y.
11/20/2014 Priority/Hall Priority Automotive Ken Hall Priority Nissan Chantilly Nissan of Chantilly, Chantilly, Va.

This is Priority's fourth Nissan dealership.

11/20/2014 Priority/Freedom Priority Automotive Freedom Automotive Priority Ford, Priority Volvo Freedom Ford, Norfolk, Va.; Freedom Volvo, Virginia Beach, Va.

The acquisitions bring Priority's new-car dealerships to 17. Scott Rigell, owner of Freedom Automotive, is a representative from Virginia in the U.S. Congress.

11/20/2014 Causley/Crest Causley Automotive Group Crest Automotive Group Causley Mazda-Hyundai Crest Volvo-Hyundai, Macomb, Mich.

Causley purchased the dealership property and acquired the Hyundai business. The Volvo business was not part of the deal and was closed.

11/20/2014 Miller/Liedel Larry H. Miller Dealerships Robert Liedel Larry H. Miller Ford Lakewood Lakewood Fordland, Lakewood, Colo.

This is Larry H. Miller's eighth store in Colorado.

11/20/2014 JKC/Smolich JKC Automotive Smolich Motors Team Hyundai of Bend Smolich Hyundai, Bend, Ore.
11/20/2014 Beine/Hoffer Bob Beine John Hoffer Carthage Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram John Hoffer Dodge, Carthage, Mo.

Bob Beine has a Ford-Lincoln dealership in Republic, Mo., and a Ford dealership in Carthage, Mo. John Hoffer has a Chrysler-Jeep dealership in Topeka, Kan.

11/11/2014 Eddy/Esposito Chuck Eddy Eddy Esposito Bob & Chuck Eddy Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Esposito Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Grove City, Pa.

Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.

11/11/2014 Kadre/Chnapko Manny Kadre Chnapko family Mercedes-Benz of Caldwell Globe Mercedes-Benz, Fairfield, N.J.

Bel Air Partners advised the sellers.

11/11/2014 Flom/Manhattan Gary Flom Manhattan Automobile Co. Jaguar-Land Rover Manhattan Manhattan Automobile Co., New York
11/11/2014 Datello/Sickel Leonard Datello David Sickel Action Chevrolet of Freehold Chevrolet of Freehold, Freehold, N.J.

Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.

11/11/2014 Cucci/Kalin Ted Cucci Randy Kalin Cucci Ford Spring Hill Ford, East Dundee, Ill.

Tim Lamb Group was the adviser. This is Cucci's first dealership.

11/11/2014 Eddy/Esposito Chuck Eddy Eddy Esposito Bob & Chuck Eddy Cadillac-Chevrolet-Buick Esposito Chevrolet-Buick-Cadillac, Grove City, Pa.

Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.

11/11/2014 Preston/Esposito Preston Auto Group Eddy Esposito Preston Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Eddy Esposito Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, New Castle, Pa.

Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.

11/11/2014 Esposito, Tackett/Haldeman Frank Esposito and Frank Tackett Alan Haldeman Route 33 Nissan Haldeman Nissan, Hamilton Square, N.J.

Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.

11/05/2014 Tasca/World Tasca Automotive Group World Auto Group Tasca Nissan of Dartmouth Nissan World of Dartmouth, Dartmouth, Mass.

Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group was the adviser.

11/05/2014 Prime/Enxing Prime Motor Group Daniel Enxing Prime Subaru Subaru of Nashua, Hudson, N.H.

Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.

11/05/2014 Balise/Cartwright Balise Motor Sales David Cartwright Fairfield Hyundai, Fairfield, Conn.
11/05/2014 Blaicher/West Frederick Blaicher Paul West Woodbury Chevrolet West Chevrolet Sales and Service,Woodbury, Conn.

Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.

11/05/2014 Bush/Beans Bush Auto Group Fred Beans Nissan 422 of Limerick Fred Beans Nissan of Limerick,Limerick, Pa.

Rich Weitzmanof Colliers International was the adviser.

11/05/2014 Walker/All Star Walker Automotive All Star Automotive Group Walker Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram All Star Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Alexandria, La.
11/05/2014 Walker/All Star Walker Automotive All Star Automotive Group Walker Toyota All Star Toyota, Alexandria, La.
11/05/2014 Tasca/Masse Tasca Automotive Group Paul Masse Tasca Buick-GMC Paul Masse Buick-GMC,Woonsocket, R.I.

Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.

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

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

11/05/2014 Garvey/Miglorie Garvey Auto Group Jerry Miglorie Garvey Nissan Jerry's Nissan, Rutland, Vt.
11/05/2014 Lockwood/Budds' Group Jay Lockwood Budds' Group Lockwood Kia Budds' Kia Oakville, Oakville, Ontario

The store sells about 260 new and 290 used vehicles a year. Dealer Solutions Canada was the adviser.

11/05/2014 AutoSaver/Vittengl AutoSaver Group Robert Vittengl Jr. AutoSaver Ford Vittengl Ford,Comstock, N.Y.

Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.

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

Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.

10/29/2014 Experience/Facaro Experience Auto Group John Facaro Porsche of South Shore South Shore Porsche, Freeport, N.Y.
10/29/2014 Lithia/Harris Lithia Motors John Harris Lithia Nissan of Clovis Clovis Nissan, Clovis, Calif.

Performance Brokerage Services advised the buyer.

10/29/2014 Olson/Witt Jim Olson Motors Witt family Jim Olson Ford-Lincoln Witt Peninsula Ford-Lincoln, Sturgeon Bay, Wis.
10/29/2014 Hyman/Pence Hyman Bros. Automobiles Pence Automotive Group Pence Nissan Subaru Kia, Midlothian, Va.
10/29/2014 Safford/Kreisner Safford Automotive Group Kreisner Automotive Group Safford Kia of Fredericksburg Fredericksburg Kia, Fredericksburg, Va.
10/23/2014 Courtesy/Capo Courtesy Automotive Group Capo Motors Courtesy Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram of Orange County Orange Coast Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram of San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.

Advising Automobile Dealers advised the buyer.

10/23/2014 Harkness/Bemis Pete Harkness Auto Group Brian Bemis Automotive Group Pete Harkness of Oregon Brian Bemis Auto Mall, Oregon, Ill.

Brands include Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram

10/23/2014 Fields/Matheny Fields Auto Group Matheny family Jaguar Land Rover Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Fla.
10/23/2014 Hendrick/Jackson Hendrick Automotive Group Frank Jackson and family Rick Hendrick Toyota-Scion Sandy Springs Sandy Springs Toyota-Scion, Atlanta

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

10/23/2014 Wyler/Montgomery Jeff Wyler Automotive Family Bob Montgomery Jeff Wyler Dixie Honda Bob Montgomery Dixie Honda, Louisville, Ky.
10/23/2014 Wyler/Consolidated Equities Jeff Wyler Automotive Family Consolidated Equities 1 Jeff Wyler Kings Nissan Kings Nissan, Cincinnati
10/23/2014 Bergstrom/Ballweg Bergstrom Automotive Ballweg Family of Dealerships Bergstrom Chevrolet of Middleton Ballweg Chevrolet, Middleton, Wis.
10/23/2014 Joseph/Marsh Joseph Auto Group Tim Marsh Joseph Volkswagen of Cincinnati Northland Volkswagen, Cincinnati
10/23/2014 Schumacher/Suburban Schumacher Automotive Group Suburban Collection Volvo of the Palm Beaches Suburban Volvo, West Palm Beach, Fla.
10/07/2014 Open Road/Sassi, DiFeo Open Road Auto Group Frank Sassi, Sam DiFeo, Joe DiFeo Open Road Cadillac of Morristown Royal Cadillac, Florham Park, N.J.
10/07/2014 Sonic/Hunt Sonic Automotive Ken Hunt Nissan of Chattanooga East Hunt Nissan, Chattanooga
10/07/2014 Zeigler/Rosen Aaron Zeigler Saul Rosen Zeigler Nissan Gurnee, Lake Villa, Ill. Rosen Nissan of Gurnee, Gurnee, Ill.
10/07/2014 Brickell/Feil Brickell Motors Feil family Ocean Cadillac, Miami Beach, Fla.

Mario Murgado, Alex Andreus and Rick Barraza are the investors behind Brickell Motors.

09/19/2014 Penske/Drew SoCal Penske Bill Drew Penske Ford, Penske Hyundai Drew Ford, Drew Hyundai, La Mesa, Calif.
09/19/2014 AutoNation/Barrier AutoNation Jimmy Barrier Barrier Motors, Bellevue, Wash.

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

09/19/2014 Gilmore/Bayer Terry Gilmore Robert Bayer Paradise Buick-GMC Temecula Buick-GMC, Temecula, Calif
09/19/2014 Taylor/Group 1 Terry Taylor Group 1 BMW of Freeport, Mini of Freeport, Mercedes-Benz of Massapequa Hassel BMW, Hassel Mini, Freeport, N.Y.; Mercedes-Benz of Massapequa, Amityville, N.Y.

Bill Scrivner of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions was the adviser.