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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01/21/2016 Duane Huff, Adam Huff Farmer H-L, Oxmoor Auto Group Hyundai of Louisville, Louisville, Ky.

Tim Wild of the Tim Lamb Group advised the buyers.

01/21/2016 McManes Automotive David Morris Mercedes-Benz Edmonton West David Morris Fine Cars, Edmonton, Alberta

Kerrigan Advisors advised the seller.

01/14/2016 Scott Reback Peter Folino, Lawrence Mattera, Mike Haddad Nissan of Staten Island Staten Island Nissan, New York

Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group advised the seller.

01/14/2016 Josh Griffin Cary Larson Missoula Hyundai, Missoula Nissan, Missoula, Mont.

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

01/14/2016 AutoNation Lanphere Auto Group AutoNation Honda Renton Renton Honda, Renton, Wash.

Kerrigan Advisors advised the seller.

01/14/2016 Andy Mohr Automotive Group Quattro Auto Group Andy Mohr Kia Champion Kia of Avon, Avon, Ind.

Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group advised the seller.

12/16/2015 Maguire Family of Dealerships Bill Rapp Auto Group Maguire Nissan of Syracuse Bill Rapp Nissan, Syracuse, N.Y.

KM & Associates advised the seller.

12/16/2015 Olympic Motors Kent Baker, Gord Deblasio Honda Magic, Brooks, Alberta

Dealer Solutions Canada advised the sellers.

12/16/2015 D’Arcy Motors Talty family D’Arcy Chevrolet-Buick-Cadillac Talty Chevrolet-Buick-Cadillac, Morris, Ill.

The Talty family will remain minority partners in the business.

12/16/2015 Alpha Auto Group Jimmy Lapointe Lapointe Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep, Pembroke Honda, Pembroke Nissan, Pembroke, Ontario; Petawawa Kia, Petawawa, Ontario; Renfrew Chrysler, Calgary, Alberta

Dealer Solutions Canada advised the seller.

12/16/2015 Todd Wenzel Automotive Group Dan Martin, Larry Malinowski Todd Wenzel Buick-GMC of Westland Red Holman Buick-GMC, Westland, Mich
12/16/2015 Kody Holdings Inc. Waldorf Auto Sales Inc. Waldorf Toyota Toyota of Waldorf in Waldorf, Md.

James Mitchell of CBRE Dealership Capital Services advised the seller.

12/16/2015 Curry Automotive Group Michael Ostrow, Robert Camastro Mercedes-Benz of Danbury, Danbury, Conn.; Mercedes-Benz of Wappingers Falls, Wappingers Falls, N.Y.

BRANDS: Mercedes-Benz, Sprinter

Thomas J. Hayes & Associates advised the sellers.

12/11/2015 Curry Automotive Group Robert Scungio, James Cummins Curry Toyota-Scion CT Branch Toyota-Scion, Watertown, Conn.

Thomas J. Hayes & Associates advised the sellers.

11/30/2015 Alam Khan Christopher Leggio, Greg Heath Diamond Hills Auto Group, Banning, Calif.

BRANDS: Chevrolet-Buick-GMC

Performance Brokerage Services advised the buyer and seller.

11/30/2015 John Leeder Chesswood Group Ltd. Acura Sherway, Toronto

Dealer Solutions Canada advised the seller.

11/09/2015 Victory Automotive Group Lance Fenton Tower Honda of Longview Fenton Honda, Longview, Texas

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

11/09/2015 Ty Safaryan Jeff Schmitt Twins Buick-GMC Jeff Schmitt Buick-GMC, Columbus, Ohio

Tim Lamb of Tim Lamb Group advised the seller.

11/09/2015 Larry Yockey, Cliff Underwood Dan Mullins Nissan of Lawton Dan Mullins Nissan, Lawton, Okla.
11/09/2015 Towbin Motorcars Penske Automotive Group, Steve Wynn Penske-Wynn Ferrari-Maserati, Las Vegas

Ferrari and Maserati will be added to the Towbin Motorcars dealership in Las Vegas, which sells Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin and Bentley vehicles.

11/09/2015 DARCARS Automotive Group March/Hodge Automotive DARCARS Honda Honda of Bowie, Bowie, Md.
11/04/2015 Group 1 Automotive Garlyn Shelton Mercedes-Benz of Georgetown, Georgetown, Texas

BRANDS: Mercedes-Benz, Smart, Sprinter

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

11/04/2015 Mike Sullivan Ron Davis Sr. Subaru Santa Monica, Santa Monica, Calif.

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

11/04/2015 Tom Durant, Joey Gabarda Victory Automotive Group Classic Honda of Midland Classic Honda, Midland, Texas

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

11/04/2015 Lithia Motors Cari Bennett-Yturri Lithia Buick-GMC of Great Falls, Lithia Hyundai of Great Falls, Lithia Subaru of Great Falls Bennett Motors, Great Falls, Mont.

BRANDS: Buick, GMC, Hyundai, Subaru

11/04/2015 Hooman Automotive Group Tom Kasra Hooman Acura of Santa Monica Santa Monica Acura, Santa Monica, Calif.

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

10/23/2015 Fred Albright Greg Ronchetti Albright Buick-GMC-Cadillac Greg Motors Buick-GMC-Cadillac, St Joseph, Mo.
10/23/2015 Ryan Eschbach, Logan Kelly, Gary McGilvray Rusty Newcomb Orange Chrysler Newcomb Motors, Orange, Mass.

BRANDS: Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram

Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.

10/23/2015 AutoNation Valley Motors Auto Group Mercedes-Benz of Hunt Valley, AutoNation Volkswagen Hunt Valley, Audi Hunt Valley, AutoNation Subaru Hunt Valley Mercedes-Benz of Hunt Valley, Valley Motors Volkswagen, Audi Hunt Valley, Subaru of Hunt Valley, Cockeysville, Md.

Haig Partners advised the seller.

10/07/2015 AutoCanada Terry Martens, Josh Davis Grove Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep Spruce Grove Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep, Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada

Davis will maintain a 10 percent stake in the dealership.

10/07/2015 Lithia Motors Ogren family Lithia Ford of Missoula Bitterroot Ford, Missoula, Mont.
10/07/2015 Tim Glockner Bob Clyse Glockner of Ironton Bob Clyse Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Ironton, Ohio
09/24/2015 Jim Evans Tom Harrigan Infiniti of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
09/24/2015 Hudson Automotive Bucky and David Morris Charleston Nissan Morris Nissan, Charleston, S.C.
09/24/2015 Morgan Auto Group, Dan and Chris Kellar Head Motor Co. Head Motor Co., Columbia, Mo. Kia of Columbia
09/24/2015 Lee Schreiber Rick Steenbock, Jason Hachmeister Sterling Chevrolet, Sterling, Ill.

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

09/24/2015 Joe Natale Brad Benson, Dave Cantin Brad Benson Hyundai, Monmouth Junction, N.J.

Rob Lee of Tim Lamb Group advised the sellers.

09/04/2015 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 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.

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

Bill Scrivner of Pinnacle Mergers and Acquisitions advised the seller.

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

Nancy Phillips Associates was the adviser.

09/04/2015 KDW Automotive Inc. Texas Automobile Leasing Lexus of Glendale, Glendale, Calif.

Kerrigan Advisors advised the seller.

09/04/2015 Tom Durant Steve Starnes Red River Auto Group, Denison, Texas

FRANCHISES: Honda, Nissan, Toyota

Performance Brokerage Services advised the seller.

09/04/2015 Performance Columbus AutoMax Performance Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram Delaware AutoMax Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram, Delaware, Ohio
09/04/2015 Baker Motor Schaeffer family BMW of Wilmington Schaeffer BMW, Wilmington, N.C.
08/28/2015 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 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 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 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.

08/26/2015 Kelly Automotive Group Steve Leary Kelly Ford Thomas Ford, Beverly, Mass.
08/26/2015 Scott Hanna, Adam Ray Ken Steiner, Vic Toscana Gateway Ford-Lincoln-Toyota Capital Motors, Pierre, S.D.
08/13/2015 Holman Automotive Group Asbury Automotive Princeton BMW, Hamilton Township, N.J., Princeton Mini, Princeton, N.J.
08/13/2015 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 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.

08/13/2015 Brown Auto Group United Brothers Motor Group Puente Hills Ford Super Ford, City of Industry, Calif.
08/13/2015 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 Jim Griffin Bergstrom Automotive Griffin Chevrolet Bergstrom Chevrolet, Milwaukee
08/13/2015 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.

07/29/2015 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.

07/29/2015 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 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.

07/20/2015 Coastal States Automotive Group Vaden Automotive Group Savannah Volkswagen Vaden Volkswagen, Savannah, Ga.
07/20/2015 Ciocca Dealerships David Helmer and Charles Knopf Audi Allentown Knopf Audi, Allentown, Pa.
07/20/2015 Courtesy Auto Group Ballweg Automotive Courtesy Ford of Sauk City Ballweg Ford, Sauk City, Wis.
07/20/2015 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 Jenkins Auto Group Palm Automotive Group Jenkins Kia of Ocala Palm Kia, Ocala, Fla.

MD Johnson advised the seller.

07/06/2015 Bommarito Automotive Group Chris Garlich, Jeffrey Garlich, William Haegele, Craig Schmitz Bommarito Nissan West West County Nissan, Ballwin, Mo.
07/06/2015 Dwight Nelson Blake Snider Elk Grove Kia, Elk Grove, Calif.

Phil Vogel of Vogel Strategies advised the seller.

07/06/2015 Steve VanGorder Ron Garrett SVG Chevrolet Ron Garrett Chevrolet, Greenville, Ohio
07/06/2015 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.

07/06/2015 Elyse Puklich Jerry Perkins Puklich Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Perkins Inc. of Valley City, Valley City, N.D.
06/30/2015 Holman Automotive Group Don Rosen Audi Willow Grove, Willow Grove, Pa.
06/30/2015 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 Greg May Auto Group Sam Nay III and Holly Dunham Greg May Hyundai Waco Hyundai, Waco, Texas
06/16/2015 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 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.

06/16/2015 Carl Leckner Rosner Auto Group Leckner Nissan Rosner Nissan of Stafford, Stafford, Va.
06/16/2015 Tim Corwin Jim Duffack Corwin Toyota-Scion of Bellevue Bellevue Toyota-Scion, Bellevue, Neb.
06/16/2015 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.

06/09/2015 Bob Richards Automotive Group Lynn Brisson Bob Richards Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Triangle Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Graniteville, S.C.
06/09/2015 Dave Edwards Thomas Fitzpatrick Edwards Chevrolet-Buick-GMC Fitzpatrick Auto Center, Storm Lake, Iowa

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

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

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

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

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

06/09/2015 Sutherlin Automotive Tommy Chiarenza Sutherlin Nissan of Vero Beach Vero U.S. 1 Nissan, Vero Beach, Fla.
06/09/2015 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

05/29/2015 Indigo Auto Group Steve King Porsche St. Louis Central Parktown Imports, Kirkwood, Mo.

MD Johnson advised the buyer.

Franchise: Porsche

05/29/2015 Straub Automotive Glen Dale Motor Co. Straub Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Glen Dale Motor Co., Glen Dale, W.Va.
05/29/2015 Donald McClure Daniel Levesque Grand Falls Hyundai Rendez-Vous Hyundai, Grand Falls, New Brunswick

Dealer Solutions Canada advised the seller.

05/29/2015 Jeff Reichard Bruce Bloom Reichard Chevrolet Boose Chevrolet, Brookville, Ohio
05/29/2015 Ballweg Family of Dealerships Steve King Audi Kirkwood Parktown Imports, Kirkwood, Mo.

Don Brown of Midwest Brokerage was the adviser.

Franchise: Audi

05/29/2015 Asbury Automotive Group Pat Hoban Nalley Nissan Atlanta Capitol City Nissan, Chamblee, Ga.
05/29/2015 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 Bob Pitre, Scott Simkins, Tom Stever Garcia Automotive Group Pitre Kia Cottonwood Kia, Albuquerque, N.M.
05/29/2015 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 #1 Cochran Kenneth Venmar #1 Cochran Subaru of Butler County Kerven Subaru, Butler, Pa.
05/29/2015 Landmark Automotive Group John Hogan Landmark Ford Crossroads Ford, Springfield, Ill.
05/29/2015 Sons Automotive Group Ed Napleton Automotive Group Sons Kia McDonough Kia, McDonough, Ga.
05/12/2015 Gresham Automotive Holdings Anthony DiVito Gresham Subaru, Gresham, Ore.

Performance Brokerage Services was the adviser.

05/12/2015 Brandon Steven Scott Davies, Steve Hatchett, Tom Devlin Eddy’s Volvo of Wichita Volvo of Wichita, Wichita, Kan.