Steps in preparing to buy or sell your dealership
By Amy Stillwell and Sarah McKnight, CPAs, Moss Adams Buying or selling a dealership business is unlike any other business transaction—and that isn’t just rhetoric. When you combine the diff... Read more
Why Aren’t We Talking More About Real Estate?
By James Mitchell, Cushman & Wakefield The typical conversation about the purchase or sale of a dealership focuses on determining blue sky, but often overlooks the elephant in the room:... Read more
Making your Pitchbook a great selling tool for your dealership
By Kenneth R. Rosenfield, Rosenfield and Co. PLLC One of the most important and yet difficult aspects of putting the best foot forward to sell a dealership, is the “Pitchbook”. Now why is a... Read more
Auto industry trends suggest now may be good time to sell
By J. Michael Issa, GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC Although many dealers are enjoying record profits and are optimistic about the future, there may be storm clouds on the horiz... Read more
Selling the Dealership, Part 3: How Do You Close the Deal?
By Gregory P. Dougherty, CPA, and Ronald Sompels, CPA, Crowe LLP In the midst of a strong market for dealership sales, more owners are weighing the sale of their businesses. Once they make t... Read more
Industry veteran Tammy Darvish at Capital Automotive is helping dealers expand
By Alysha Webb, Editor and Publisher Tamara Darvish – Tammy – is back in automotive retail. As the chief operating officer of Capital Automotive Real Estate Service Inc., Darvish is deeply i... Read more
Selling the Dealership, Part 2: How much Is the business worth?
By Gregory P. Dougherty, CPA, and Ronald Sompels, CPA, Crowe LLP The market for dealerships remains strong, and owners who have felt inclined to sell could find this an opportune time to exi... Read more
Protect yourself against unseen liabilities with a Buy Sell Holdback Plan
By Christian J. Scali, Halbert Rasmussen, and Gus Paras – Scali Rasmussen In a simple asset purchase agreement (an “APA”), a seller makes warranties about assets, a buyer purchases the... Read more
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