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September 6-9, 2017 – National Association of Motor Vehicle Boards & Commissions Fall Conference

The National Association of Motor Vehicle Boards and Commissions’ Fall Conference will be held September 6-9th at the Embassy Suites in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Ryan Kerrigan will present to the conference a buy/sell market update, titled Key Trends in Auto Retail, And Implications For Valuation And The Transaction Market on Thursday, September 7th at 9:45AM to the General Session.   [...]

By |September 6th, 2017|Events|

July 12, 2017 – NAMAD

Erin will present at the 37th annual National Association of Minority Auto Dealers Membership meeting to the General Session on July 12th in the morning.

By |July 12th, 2017|Events|

June 22, 2017 – Ohio Auto Dealers Association Webinar

Erin Kerrigan will be presenting to the Ohio Auto Dealers Association on June 22nd for a webinar titled: Where is the Buy/Sell Market Headed? Topics of discussion will be auto retail’s buy/sell market trends and forecasts for 2017. Explore buyer and seller perspectives in today’s dynamic auto industry. The webinar will cover current multiples and shifts in blue [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Events|

June 20, 2017 – AIADA Webinar

Please join Ryan for a webinar on June 20th conducted by AIADA. He will be discussing the 2017 first quarter Blue Sky Report®. Sessions held at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. EDT Click here to register 

By |June 20th, 2017|Events|

JLR buy-sells get more complicated

Late last year Jaguar Land Rover thought a consolidation in the Chicago area was a done deal. A Jaguar dealer was set to sell his store to a Land Rover dealer across town. But in January, the two retailers hit a wall in their negotiations. The deal froze. JLR wanted it done, so it called [...]

By |June 19th, 2017|In the News|

Rising Dealership Real Estate Prices and Private Sector Spending Offset Slight Decline in Blue Sky Values, according to The Blue Sky Report® released by Kerrigan Advisors

Kerrigan Advisors report for Q1 2017 reveals robust dealership buy/sell activity in 2017 with dealership valuations remaining high, even as auto sales slow; private buyers dominate buy/sell market as publics focus on non-US acquisitions Buy/Sell auto dealership activity remains robust for the first quarter of 2017, in spite of slowing auto sales and a slight dip in Blue Sky Values, all of [...]

By |June 5th, 2017|In the News|

Kerrigan: Buy/Sell Activity Remains Robust in Q1

Despite slowing auto sales and a slight dip in Blue Sky Values — all of which were offset by high dealership real estate prices — dealership buy/sell activity remained robust in the first quarter, according to Kerrigan Advisor’s The Blue Sky Report. Outpaced by the privates in acquisition activity, publics are directing their focus to non-U.S. [...]

By |June 5th, 2017|In the News|

Dealership buy/sell action to be ‘robust’ for rest of 2017

While differing on how first-quarter activity unfolded, both Kerrigan Advisors and Haig Partners shared upbeat assessments of dealership buying and selling activity for the rest of 2017 as each used the adjective, "robust." First, at Kerrigan Advisors, the firm reported that the action of dealerships changing hands “remains robust” for Q1 in spite of slowing [...]

By |June 5th, 2017|In the News|

Slowing buy-sell market expected to rebound

Dealership buy-sell activity plummeted in the first quarter from year-earlier levels. But buy-sell advisers are confident sales will rebound. Amid softer new-vehicle sales, dealership prices are slowly declining, buy-sell advisers say. Lower prices and tax reform could bump up the volume of deals by year end, they add, noting that public and private auto retailers [...]

By |May 29th, 2017|In the News|

Ford shakeup could affect dealership buy-sells — later

The shakeup at Ford Motor Co. -- with Mark Fields, 56, out and Jim Hackett, 62, in as CEO -- could erode buyer demand and dealership valuations on Ford brand stores, buy-sell advisers said Monday. But not right away. Ford's product lineup and demand from would-be store buyers remain robust enough that the news of [...]

By |May 22nd, 2017|In the News|