Secured 39 acquisition listings valued at more than $1.5 billion

NEW YORK – The Dave Cantin Group (DCG) finished calendar year 2018 by delivering on its vision to become the fastest-growing and largest automotive mergers and acquisitions firm in the United States.

DCG completed 2018 with 39 acquisition listings valued at more than $1.5 billion. The listings cover more than 18 automotive brands, including luxury marques Audi, Cadillac, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lexus, and Infiniti.

“Our experienced management team has worked tirelessly over the last 12 months to make DCG the top M&A firm serving auto dealers in the country,” said Dave Cantin, DCG’s founder and CEO. “Their efforts have positioned DCG as the industry’s go to mergers and acquisitions firm.”

Cantin said that DCG’s 2019 goals include offering more than 50 acquisitions listings with a valuation of more than $2 billion dollars. The company is expanding its team in 2019, seeking to add additional M&A experts in all five regional offices and its headquarters in New York, to handle the volume of activity and interest in working with DCG.

DCG will exhibit at the upcoming NADA (National Automobile Dealers Association) Show January 25-27, 2019 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The firm’s space will be #7553W, located in the center’s West Hall on Level 2.

Cantin’s company currently offers a broad range of professional services, including the management of:

  • Simple buy/sell acquisitions
  • Multi-dealership acquisitions
  • Private equity transactions
  • Employee buy-ins
  • Minority investor programs
  • Succession planning

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About the Dave Cantin Group

The Dave Cantin Group (DCG) is a full-service M&A firm that manages the sale and purchase of automotive dealerships throughout the United States. DCG maintains extensive relationships with manufacturers, automotive attorneys, accountants and lenders, as well investor groups, private equity firms, investment funds and family-controlled or private wealth-management advisory firms.

The group’s successful partnership approach to the buy-and-sell process is coupled with a firm commitment to community service and charitable giving.  Dave Cantin personally has helped raise more than $150 million in the fight against pediatric cancer, and DCG is committed to donating a percentage of its revenue to the cause.