DCG Acquisitions – Professional Dealership Acquisition Services
DCG Acquisitions represents exclusive major automotive brand listings, across all regions of the United States. To protect our clients privacy and anonymity, these exclusive listings are not available for public viewing. Contact us for qualified access to our active listings.
Our mission is to connect qualified buyers to motivated sellers, and our automotive mergers and acquisitions teams work tirelessly to ensure that those we represent, our clients, attain the highest value possible.
Whether your asset is a multi-brand automotive group or a single-point dealership, our automotive dealership acquisition specialists have the experience and expertise to facilitate a successful transaction from start to finish.
- We provide a thorough valuation of your asset and determine the proper market alignment.
- We develop value-based data materials to properly present the marketable value of your assets.
- We present it to our vast exclusive network of motivated, aligned, and qualified potential buyers.
- Our professional team of automotive mergers and acquisition professionals skillfully represents your interests, and manages the entire processes from beginning to end.
Zeck Ford, TX
Diane Winn, owner of Hillsboro Ford continued her growth in the Texas region on March 2, 2023 when Diane Winn completed the asset acquisition of the Ford franchise from Zeck Ford Itasca LLC, owned by Derek Zeck. Diane’s newest acquisition is just 12 miles north of her Hillsboro Ford location and will continue seamless operations at the strategic location directly off the I-35W south of the Dallas/Ft. Worth metro.
Ray Schultens Ford & Ray Schultens Nissan, OR
Ray Schultens Motors, a second generation business, has been in business in The Dalles, OR since April 17th, 1964, and are the only Ford and Nissan Dealer in the Columbia River Gorge. Established in 1944, Underriner Motors have enjoyed nearly 80 years in successful and continuous business operations. With stores in Billings, MT; Walla Walla, WA; and now The Dalles, OR the Whittaker / Selover/ Underriner family have been active in serving the communities in which they own dealerships.
Carson Toyota, CA
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Dave Cantin Group (DCG), one of the largest automotive industry financial advisory services companies specializing in buy/sell transactions, announced that DCG Acquisitions, one of the leading mergers and acquisitions firms, closed the transaction of Carson Toyota—largest Toyota dealership in Carson, California— to Fletcher Jones Automotive Group.
Warner Automotive, Ohio
DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group (DCG) company, announced the successful completion of Warner Buick GMC Nissan to Spitzer Auto World, now Spitzer Buick GMC Nissan. George G. Spitzer founded Spitzer Auto in 1904 in Grafton, Ohio. Legendary automaker Henry Ford was so impressed by Spitzer’s reputation for reliability that he chose the company to sell his new Model T. Ford. Today, Andrew Spitzer are the fourth generation to lead the auto group. This is the 4th transaction DCG facilitated for Spitzer Auto World. Drew Picon represented both buyer and seller on this transaction
Ramsey Ford, Maryland
The Ourisman Automotive Family was founded back in 1921 and has over 102 years of servicing the Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia markets. They are expanding to Northern Maryland with another acquisition. This is Robert Ourisman Jr.’s 17th franchise under his pod of Ourisman Automotive Group Umbrella of dealerships.
Lawrence Subaru, Pennsylvania
Bergey’s legacy spans 90 years. Founded in 1924 by Norman L. Bergey in Franconia, Pennsylvania, what started as a simple auto repair shop has grown to dealerships in over 28 locations throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland. The new Bergey’s Subaru is located in Hanover, Pennsylvania. Drew Picon of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group Company, represented the parties in the transaction.
Independence Toyota, Pennsylvania
LeadCar® has added to its growing number of automobile dealerships on January 9, 2023, when Jason R. Brickl, Founder of Brickl Companies and CEO of LeadCar Systems, Inc. announced the asset acquisition of the Toyota franchise from Independence Auto, Inc., owned by Robert Weiss and Brian Musgrave. Effective today, the newest LeadCar dealership—Toyota of Hazleton—will continue seamless operations at the dealerships’ newly constructed Image USA II facility located at 730 Airport Rd. in Hazleton, PA. Brickl has selected Christopher E. Cass as President & Managing Partner of the dealership. Cass, who has more than 25 years of retail experience in the automotive industry, was previously President & Managing Partner at Toyota of Mankato located in Mankato, MN, also owned by Brickl. Drew Picon of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group Company, represented the parties in the transaction.
Fairfax Hyundai, VA
DCG Acquisitions announces the successful closing of Fairfax Hyundai, now Safford Brown Hyundai of Fairfax. Safford Brown Automotive Group originally started in 2002 and has grown to 26 new vehicle franchises in Virginia and Maryland. John Hyland of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group Company, facilitated the transaction.
Bruce Rossmeyer’s Daytona Harley-Davidson/Destin...
New York and Ormond Beach, FL – November 16– DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, one of the largest financial advisory services firms for mergers and acquisitions specializing in automotive buy/sell transactions, and the Rossmeyer family announced the sale of Bruce Rossmeyer’s Daytona Harley-Davidson and Destination Daytona after being in business for 28 years, to Teddy Morse of the Ed Morse Automotive Group.
President Brian Brown and Managing Director Robert Turbyfill of DCG Acquisitions facilitated the transaction. The dealership will operate under the name Teddy Morse’s Daytona Harley-Davidson, along with the Main Street location. Destination Daytona will continue to operate with its existing tenants, the Clarion Inn Ormond Beach, the Pavilion, and Saints & Sinners Pub.
“This is one of the most historic and influential acquisitions in Florida’s history,” said Executive Chairman and CEO Dave Cantin. “A Harley-Davidson is more than just a motorcycle. It’s a lifestyle. It was an honor to work with the Rossmeyer family and Teddy Morse on this landmark transaction, helping ensure the legacy of Bruce continues for generations to come.”
Taylor Kia of Boardman/Taylor Kia of Alliance
Ganely Automotive Group is one of the largest automotive retailers in the mid-west, with 42 locations in 3 states; Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Florida. Drew Picon of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group Company, facilitated the transaction.
OH Acura of Temecula, CA
Nathan Oh will be dealer principal and sole owner of OH Acura of Temecula. Nathan Oh also owns Acura of Maui. OH Auto Group has significant growth plans and is excited to have its first Acura location in Southern California. George Pero, Vice President of Sales with DCG Acquisitions handled the acquisition.
Gerry Raymond Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Brookvill...
Gerry Raymond has been very successful as an automotive retailing professional, climbing the ranks at multiple dealership organizations, including roles as Director of Operations and Executive Manager. He has worked in dealerships representing Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Buick, and Nissan. Gerry’s longtime goal was also to own a dealership that he could be proud to call his, and has successfully done so through DCG Capital’s Ownership Accelerator Program. This transaction joins Gerry Raymond Chevrolet Buick GMC in Wintersville, OH
Suburban Auto Group, Oregon
In business for 70 years, Dick Hannah Dealerships owns/operates multiple franchises servicing Portland, Vancouver and Kelso. The acquisition of these 2 franchises further expands their footprint to the east side of the greater Portland market. George Pero of DCG Acquisitions represented both Buyer and Seller in the transaction.
Napleton INFINITI, Georgia
In business since 1931, the Ed Napleton Family operates more than 74 franchises in seven states. The Edward Napleton Auto Group is now the largest auto dealership group in Illinois with 3,500+ employees running 50 dealerships in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Missouri, Minnesota, Florida, Georgia, and Pennsylvania. Buyer Alex Mallmann of AJM FL Corp acquired Napleton Infiniti and the transaction closed on 10/3/22. Robert Turbyfill and Mike Lacey of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group Company, facilitated the transaction.
Planet Mitsubishi Hickory, North Carolina
New York, New York – September 20, 2022 – DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group (DCG) company, today announced the successful completion of Planet Mitsubishi, now Mountain Mitsubishi in North Carolina. The buyer, Brian Vonderheide, has been in the automotive business for over 35 years and is most notably known for his talent in the car business. The knowledge he has gained through the years has benefited the industry by taking trouble dealerships, building them up to be multimillion dollar businesses in all departments. He is the previous owner of a successful luxury car dealership, The Collection of Tupelo, before landing the opportunity of buying the dealership he now owes, Mountain Mitsubishi. Robert Turbyfill and Mike Lacey of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group Company, facilitated the transaction.
Vista Ford Lincoln of Oxnard
New York, New York – August 15, 2022 – DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group (DCG) company, today announced the successful completion of Vista Ford Lincoln of Oxnard, now Envision Ford of Oxnard Lincoln of Oxnard. Zappone Envision Motors currently owns and operates 11 franchised stores in California and Arizona led by veteran CEO Simon Sarriedine. This acquisition is Envision’s 12th purchase in less than 5 years as they continue to seek other strategic opportunities in markets they already serve. George Pero of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, represented both buyer and seller.
Audi of Kirkwood, Missouri
Semersky Enterprises, Inc. and Sovereign STL, Inc., an affiliate of LeadCar®, jointly announced today that they have come to terms under which Sovereign will sell Semersky its Audi franchise assets and affiliated real estate in Kirkwood, MO. The facility will be open for business as Audi Kirkwood on August 8, 2022, under Semersky ownership. Tony Karabon, Managing Director of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, represented LeadCar® in the transaction. Semersky Enterprises, Inc., owned by Ernie Semersky, operates Audi Exchange and Porsche Exchange in Highland Park, IL, Chevrolet Exchange in Lake Bluff, IL, Audi St. Charles in St. Charles, IL, and Audi Kirkwood in Kirkwood, MO. About LeadCar®: LeadCar®, headquartered in Prairie du Sac, WI, includes Toyota of Wausau in Wausau, WI, Toyota of La Crosse in La Crosse, WI, Toyota of Mankato in Mankato, MN, LeadCar® Chevrolet Yorkville and LeadCar Honda Yorkville in Yorkville, NY, and LeadCar® Buick GMC in Utica, NY. LeadCar®, part of Brickl Companies, was founded on three basic principles: 1) entrepreneurship and independence of dealership management, 2) simplifying automotive retail processes through innovation, and 3) being part of the fabric of the local community.
Zappone CDJR Clifton Park, New York
New York, New York – August 2, 2022 – DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group (DCG) company, today announced the successful completion of Zappone Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM Clifton Park, now Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Clifton Park. Zappone Motors was the seller, Dennis & Co Auto Group was the purchaser.
This transaction is Brian Dennis of Dennis & Co. Auto Group, Inc’s 11th New Car Dealership Acquisition. The company operates 17 brands across 14 locations in the Metropolitan New York region, Upstate New York and NJ, including Alfa Romeo, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, FIAT, Ford, GMC, Honda, Jeep, Kia, Maserati, Mazda, Ram, Volkswagen, Volvo, Used Car Dealership and Collision Centers.
Woody Woodward and Brian Brown of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, represented both buyer and seller.
Big Spring Ford, Texas
New York, New York – June 28, 2022 – DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group (DCG) company, today announced the successful completion of Big Spring Ford to Star Family of Dealerships, Star Ford of Big Spring. The Star Family of Dealerships, owned by Mike Dunnahoo and Tracy Gilliam, also includes Star CDJR of Big Spring, Star CDJR in Abilene, and Star Hyundai in Abilene. Tony Karabon of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, facilitated the transaction. Prior to entering the retail automotive business, Tony practiced corporate, real estate, and transactional law at Jackson Walker LLP in Dallas, Texas; Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Powell Goldstein LLP (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP) in Atlanta Georgia. Tony holds an accounting degree from Marquette University and law and MBA degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Bob Stallings Hyundai, Texas
New York, New York – June 28, 2022 – DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group (DCG) company, today announced the successful completion of Bob Stallings Hyundai to Clay Cooley Auto Group, now Clay Cooley Hyundai. Clay Cooley Auto Group has served the automotive needs of the Dallas metro for more than 20 years. The dealership is Cooley’s third Hyundai dealership in the Dallas area and 16th overall. George Pero and Brian O’Malley of DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group company, facilitated the transaction. Brian O’Malley has more than 35 years of regional and corporate OEM experience. As Director of Dealer Network Development at Hyundai, he was responsible for Dealer Development strategy, market studies, and hundreds of buy/sells.
Henderson Hyundai Superstore, Nevada
June 28, 2022, (New York, New York) DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group Company, closed the transaction of Henderson Hyundai Superstore/Genesis to Lithia Motors Inc. This deal continues DCG’s record-breaking year in automotive dealership transactions. The Nevada state dealership will remain known as Henderson Hyundai Superstore, serving Henderson, Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Enterprise and Paradise, Nevada. DCG represented both the seller Henderson Hyundai Superstore/Genesis and buyer Lithia Motors Inc, in this deal.
Lundgren Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Massachusetts
New York, New York – June 22, 2022 – DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group (DCG) company, today announced the successful completion of Lundgren Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to McGovern Auto Group, now McGovern Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Greenfield. McGovern Automotive Group has a diverse group of 20 New Car Dealerships plus 2 Pre-owned Centers throughout MA, NH & NY. Strategically positioned with a diverse portfolio of brands ranging from Ferrari, Porsche, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Ford, Subaru, Buick, GMC, Chevrolet, Honda, Toyota & Hyundai. Woody Woodward & Brian Brown of DCG Acquisitions facilitated the transaction. William “Woody” Woodward has been in the retail automotive business for over 37 years. Woody’s understanding of the automotive industry and his strategic approach to the business make him an invaluable asset to dealers looking to expand their portfolio of dealerships, improve their dealer operations, or exit the business. Woody has long said, “My goal is to help dealers come together and make the best decisions for all parties involved.”
Bentley High Point, North Carolina
Established in 1963, Bentley High Point is hailed as the oldest authorized Bentley dealership in the United States. This location is one of the top concierge services for North Carolina and the surrounding areas of the United States.
Robert Turbyfill of DCG Acquisitions represented the buyer of this transaction.
Casey Jackson Ford, Georgia
(New York, New York – June 7, 2022) DCG Acquisitions, a Dave Cantin Group (DCG) company, today announced the successful completion of Casey Jackson Ford to Britain Chevrolet, now Lake Hartwell Ford. Byron Britain started as a Dealer Principal at Britain Chevrolet Cadillac in Greenville Texas in 2006, and later added Cadillac to the franchise. This is Britain’s second store, which is located in Royston, Georgia. Mike Lacey of DCG represented the buyer in this transaction. Having grown up and been around the automotive business, and having been directly involved in over a dozen buy/sells, Mike brings his experience and expertise to help facilitate transactions, from start to finish, to the ultimate satisfaction of his clients.