Unprecedented 383 transactions completed in 2021, representing 830 franchises, nearly three times the pre-pandemic average, according to The Blue Sky Report by Kerrigan Advisors.
April 5, 2022
Auto dealership buy/sell market on path to most active year in history – 320 transactions June 2020 to June 2021.
September 20, 2021
High dealership earnings drive buy/sell market to boomerang back in Q2, with first half of 2020 surpassing 2019, according to The Blue Sky Report® by Kerrigan Advisors; very active buy/sell market predicted for second half of 2020.
September 15, 2020
Kerrigan Advisors’ latest Blue Sky Report finds the pace of U.S. dealership buy/sell activity quickened in the third quarter and could accelerate further in Q4.
December 16, 2019
New tax law and economies of scale help publics and consolidators buck trends to grow earnings and fuel the buy/sell market to 92% growth in the second quarter. According to the firm, the market is on track for a fifth consecutive year of more than 200 acquisitions.
August 29, 2018
Despite slowing auto sales and a slight dip in blue sky values, dealership buy/sell activity remained robust in the first quarter, according to the buy/sell advisory firm’s The Blue Sky Report.
June 5, 2017
Kerrigan Advisors today announced that The Kerrigan Auto Retail Index was up 11.66% in November, significantly outperforming the broader S&P 500 Index by 240.9%. The firm attributed the rise in its index to the election of Donald Trump to the presidency.
December 1, 2016
Buy/Sell activity remains strong, but the firm believes activity could slow in the fourth quarter as sellers hope for a more favorable tax rebate on their sales proceeds in 2017.
November 22, 2016