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March 29, 2017 – The Buy/Sell Briefing

Please join Kerrigan Advisors at our first annual Buy/Sell Briefing on March 29th at The Pacific Club in Newport Beach from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. At the Briefing, Kerrigan Advisors will discuss The Blue Sky Report™ for the full year of 2016.  The presentation will review current franchise multiples, drivers of today’s buy/sell market and expected trends for 2017. We will also have a [...]

By |March 29th, 2017|Events|

Buy-sell activity poised to rebound

Buy-sell activity last year slipped from 2015's record level, but brokers expect it to rebound this year as more sellers come to market with realistic price expectations. Domestic brands and nonluxury import brands are hot. That's partially, but not entirely, because of their truck-heavy lineups, two buy-sell advisers say in reports out this week. Kerrigan: [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|In the News|

March 12 & 13, 2017 – Automotive Leadership Roundtable & Awards

We look forward to seeing you in Miami at the Fontainebleau for the Automotive Leadership Roundtable & Awards this year. As Silver Sponsors, we congratulate all the ALR award winners! Don’t miss Ryan Kerrigan’s Buy/Sell Market update at 11:45AM, followed by a panel hosted by Susan Scarola. CREATING STAKEHOLDER VALUE: Bottom up or top down management? [...]

By |March 12th, 2017|Events|

Continued Strength in the Buy/Sell Market and the Road Ahead

As we wrap up another strong year of buy/sell activity, it is valuable to reflect on some key themes that are influencing the acquisition market, and continue to power this very strong transaction trend. We continue to see transaction sizes rise and multi-dealership groups come to market at an increasing pace, as noted in the [...]

By |March 4th, 2017|In the News|

Why Some Franchises are Worth More

While scarcity and historical earnings certainly influence Blue Sky multiples, risk profile plays squarely into the multiple that buyers are willing to pay for certain franchises. For example, the franchises that are trading at a 4 multiple or under would seem highly attractive to a buyer focused on ROI, but many buyers are keenly aware [...]

By |February 21st, 2017|In the News|

February 15, 2017 – Canadian Automobile Dealers Association Summit

Erin Kerrigan will be speaking at the CADA summit on February 17th, 2017. We hope to see you there!

By |February 15th, 2017|Events|

Buy-sell business could boom this year

This year's buy-sell activity is expected to outpace 2016's in volume -- if sellers continue to come to market and prices drop, buy-sell advisers say. "We have projected this to be the most active buy-sell market in history," said Erin Kerrigan, managing director of Kerrigan Advisors in Irvine, Calif. Kerrigan said the number of buyers [...]

By |February 13th, 2017|In the News|

Kerrigan Advisors at AutoNews TV – February 2nd 2017

AutoNews TV featured Erin Kerrigan from her interview with Tom Worbec. Watch the video:

By |February 3rd, 2017|In the News|

How manufacturers affect store values

The complex and symbiotic relationship between dealers and manufacturers is a unique element of the U.S. auto retail industry. Now 100 years strong, this relationship has resulted in one of the largest and most dynamic retail industries in the world, providing American consumers an incredible array of choices and immediate delivery of vehicles. It does, [...]

By |January 30th, 2017|In the News|

Expect Banner Year for Car Dealership Buy-Sells

Some investors in the market to buy dealerships go for “trophy” stores representing luxury brands such as Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Lexus and Jaguar. But needless to say, those facilities come with premium prices that can scare off prospective investors. “There are more capital risks,” says Erin Kerrigan, the head of Kerrigan Advisors, who tracks dealership buy-sell [...]

By |January 27th, 2017|In the News|