5th Annual AutoTeam AmericaBuy/Sell Summit
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Registration and continental breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Will Future Trends Lead to Lower Values for Dealerships?
What will happen to the values of dealerships in the future? Will fears around ride sharing and autonomous vehicles, electrification, new entrants like Tesla and other potential disruptors push values down, or will other trends support values? Alan Haig from Haig Partners and Dale Pollak from Cox/vAuto.
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
What Impact will the New Tax Code Have on Dealership Values?
The new tax code will lead to higher after‐tax profits from dealerships. What impact will this have on the value of dealerships? Senior tax partners from several leading AutoTeam America accounting firms will lead this discussion.
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Does the Future Belong Exclusively to Larger Dealers?
Smaller dealers can still compete head‐to‐head with the largest dealer groups, but in a rapidly changing industry, are smaller dealers at risk of falling behind and losing value? Could even mid‐to‐large sized groups suffer? What advantages will larger dealers have? Several leading dealers discuss their outlook for the future and how they have positioned themselves to win. Panelists include Don Flow from Flow Automotive, David Rosenberg from Prime Automotive (GPB Auto), and Rick Stone from Park Place Motors.
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
How are Larger Consolidators Using M&A to Boost Their Enterprise Values?
The executives responsible for M&A at several public auto retailers discuss their acquisition plans and how they fit into their companies’ overall long‐term strategies. Panelists include George Karolis from Asbury Automotive and Larry Morgan of Morgan Automotive.
12:30 AM - 1:45 PM
For Attendees, Speakers, Sponsors, ATA Members and ATA Associates