BVR Publishes Special Report on Key Trends Driving Auto Dealership Value

Oct 29, 2013, 07:57 ET from Business Valuation Resources

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Valuation Resources (BVR) has just published Key Trends Driving Auto Dealership Value, a special report with contributions from top experts including Timothy York, CPA/ABV (Dixon Hughes Goodman), Loyd Rawls (The Rawls Group), James "Butch" Williams, CPA/ABV (Dixon Hughes Goodman) and others.



Key Trends Driving Auto Dealership Valuetackles the unique characteristics and considerations important to both owners who are looking to increase and maintain their competitiveness and the valuation professionals who appraise auto dealerships for buy/sell purposes, gift and estate, and expert witness testimony. 

"After a lull, auto dealership buy/sell activity is on the rise and owners need to know how to create more value in their dealerships to get the most when they are ready to sell," says Sarah Andersen, Publisher at BVR.  "With an improving industry landscape, business appraisers are seeing a rising demand for auto dealership valuation. This special report is a unique resource appraisers should have at the ready for increasing valuation needs in this industry." 

Highlights of the special report include:

  • Top value drivers in the auto dealership industry
  • Blue sky multiples and buy-sell trends
  • Current trends in auto dealership retailing
  • Real estate considerations when determining the value of an auto dealership
  • Key issues that arise when valuing an auto dealership
  • Unique aspects of valuing used car dealerships
  • A checklist for preparing to sell an auto dealership
  • Rules of thumb and key sources of auto dealership data

This special report is delivered via email as a PDF. To learn more or request a review copy, please contact Sarah Andersen at (503) 291-7963 ext. 123 or

About BVR
Top business valuation firms depend on BVR for authoritative market data, continuing professional education, and expert opinion.  Our customers include business appraisers, certified public accountants, M&A professionals, business brokers, lawyers and judges, private equity funds and venture capitalists, owners, and CFOs, among others. For more information, please visit

Sarah Andersen, Publisher
Business Valuation Resources, LLC
1000 SW Broadway, Suite 1200
Portland, Oregon 97205
Phone: (503) 291-7963 ext. 123

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