The Dave Cantin Group facilitates transactional mergers and acquisitions (M&A) services for sellers and buyers within the automotive and adjacent dealership business sectors. 

No acquisition is out of reach for our team of dealership-focused M&A advisors. We are intensely proud of our ability and desire to be more than transactional. Going beyond the transaction means providing the expertise, insight, and services required for success in the modern dealership market. 

Our skilled acquisitions team members are trusted advisors for some of the largest brands in the automotive industry, as well as adjacent categories such as motorcycle dealerships, heavy truck dealerships, and others.

DCG has the expertise and experience to handle every aspect of financial and legacy growth, from succession planning, personalized valuation, and data analysis to transactional execution and scalable expansion strategies.

BUYERS – We utilize our decades of established resources and relationships to ensure the success of new acquisitions. Helping to analyze opportunity value, upside potential, and cultural alignment, our team of automotive M&A advisors assists in connecting buyers to acquisitions that align with their strategic and financial requirements. 

SELLERS – DCG has the largest reach in our segment. No other dealership-focused M&A company has the scope or authority level of DCG. We pride ourselves on working with the industry’s most qualified buyers, and we will work with clients to skillfully execute a strategic and confidential transaction designed to maximize value and streamline complex processes. 

Our M&A advisors have a proven track record of achieving the outcomes our clients desire.


The Dave Cantin Group is your long-term strategic partner: We will help you select an on or off-market company aligned with your specific expansion goals and advise you as you integrate your new acquisition into a lasting legacy of future success.


Whether you’re selling one rooftop or an entire dealership group, our M&A advisors will align your unique value to a buyer’s specific need. Our leading industry experience, reach, and authority allow us to maximize your transactional proceeds and manage complex processes seamlessly and skillfully.

Time and time again, DCG has been chosen by the largest and most influential brands in North America. With hundreds of successful acquisitions and billions of dollars in transactions closed, nothing is out of reach for our team of dealership and automotive mergers & acquisitions advisors. 

For the better part of a decade, we have been a trusted and aligned M&A company serving the needs of those within the automotive and adjacent dealership sectors.

Our relationships are deep and span the entirety of the automotive industry. Our advisors maintain strong ties to individuals and companies in every category and specialized segment of the industries we serve. 

We are so much more than a streamlined process. We provide comprehensive analyses of the current market conditions, leading modern and personalized valuation expertise, transactional proficiency, and a depth of experience that is second to none. 

Our Transactions

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Our expert dealership M&A advisors have decades of specialized experience and are dedicated to getting your transaction to the finish line with optimal results.

Our Services


We serve the holistic M&A needs of some of the largest public and private automotive dealerships, dealership groups, specialized dealerships, and businesses in North America.


We go beyond the transaction with pre- and post-transaction support and advisory, from valuation and succession planning to capital services. DCG provides best-in-breed growth-aligned M&A advisory services to support our client’s needs.


Providing industry insight through growth-focused content, data, and media, with the singular goal of assisting those in the automotive industry to grow and thrive in the space.


DCG donates a portion of all company revenue to support local organizations and causes to make an impact that can be felt nationwide.