AutoNation Acquisitions and Exits, 13 Deals Between 1997 and 2016
automotive Company

AutoNation has acquired 12 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold AutoUSA to AutoWeb for $10M. AutoNation has acquired in 7 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include retail (50%) and automotive (42%).

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AutoNation, Inc.

200 SW 1st Avenue Fort Lauderdale,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
United States,
(954) 769-6000
www.autonation.com

AutoNation, Inc. is an America's automotive retailer and offers a range of automotive products and services, including new vehicles, used vehicles, parts and services. AutoNation, Inc. was formed in 1991 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 11 - 1 - - - 12
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $10M $10M
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Largest AutoUSA, Inc.
$10M (2014-01-13)

Automotive M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the automotive sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 182 automotive companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 8 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic automotive acquirer over the past 3 years is Icahn Automotive Group, with 13 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the automotive sector over the past 3 years is Kinderhook Industries with 5 platform acquisitions.


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