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Year-End Business Health Will Affect Your Success Next Year and Long After

November 25, 2019

Staying on the Gas: NEW YORK, New York – November 18, 2019- As a business owner, the number of end of year tasks can make it easy to lose sight of the big picture. Yet it is precisely these tasks that can contribute to the health of your business and k …

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CBT Automotive Newscast Interview with Dave Cantin

November 20, 2019

Dave Cantin’s interview on the Buy-Sell Market, Acquisitions, and Industry Consolidation: On 11/20/19, Car Biz Today (CBT) welcomed our very own Dave Cantin to lend his expertise and insight from his more than 20-years of automotive industry experience …

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Who Will Reap the Rewards of Your Hard Work?

November 8, 2019

5 Steps to Succession Planning To Protect the Value of Your Legacy NEW YORK, New York – November 4, 2019 – As the holiday season quickly approaches, those running family businesses are reminded of the benefits of entrepreneurship. And while owning a fa …

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Secrets to Successfully Closing Major Deals

October 24, 2019

Dave Cantin Group (DCG) Opens Up About Keys to Successful Business Acquisitions NEW YORK, New York – October 21, 2019 – Having closed the second largest automotive buy/sell in US history, along with collectively closing over $11.5 billion in successful …

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Wards Auto: Dealers Look Most to Fixed Ops to Boost Revenues

June 28, 2019

Auto dealers most commonly are looking to their back-end fixed operations to improve revenues, according to a Wards survey done in conjunction with the Dave Cantin Group. Fifty-three percent of polled dealers are undertaking improvements to their fixed …

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Fortune Magazine: Could Ford Buy Tesla? Here’s How Likely A “Doomsday” Scenario Is

June 3, 2019

Former Tesla bulls have been bailing on the company. The stock continues to drop. Bond prices are at low levels. The auto maker is burning through $1 billion in cash a quarter, the cash from the latest $2.7 billion funding round will be gone within ten …

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M&A Leader Dave Cantin Group Expands Its National Management Team

February 20, 2019

Move Responds to a Growing Demand for the Firm’s M&A Services NEW YORK – The Dave Cantin Group (DCG), one of the automotive industry’s largest dealership merger and acquisition companies, has expanded its management team to meet a growing demand fo …

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Dave Cantin Group Delivers Stellar 2018 First-Year Results

January 8, 2019

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 Un …


2019 NADA Show: Meet Dave Cantin and the DCG Team

January 3, 2019

The entire Dave Cantin Group national team will be sponsoring and exhibiting at NADA 2019, January 24-27, 2019 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. DCG will occupy a 1000 square foot booth (#7553W) located in the center’s West Hall on Level 2. The c …

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Forbes Feature: Cancer Survivor Aiming To Make His Automotive M&A Firm The World’s Biggest

December 24, 2018

Dave Cantin turned 39 last week. Seven years ago a doctor told him he was lucky to be alive after a cancer diagnosis. Now the New York City native leads a firm he started only 11 months ago that Cantin asserts is the largest automotive merger and acqui …

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Dave Cantin Group Expands With New Offices in Five Major Metro Areas

December 18, 2018

Regional Managing Directors Also Named for Each New Office Location NEW YORK – The Dave Cantin Group, one of the largest firms specializing in automotive dealership mergers and acquisitions in the U.S., is opening new regional offices in California, Fl …

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Ward’s Auto Feature: More and More Auto Dealerships Changing Hands

December 17, 2018

Dave Cantin started as an 18-year-old dealership salesman right out of high school in New Jersey. By the age of 21 he was a senior manager at the store. He went on to invest in the Brad Bensen Automotive Group, becoming dealer principal of its Hyundai …

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Brian Brown Named Chief Operating Officer at Dave Cantin Group

December 4, 2018

NEW YORK – Brian Brown has been named chief operating officer of the Dave Cantin Group, one of the largest firms specializing in automotive dealership mergers and acquisitions in the United States. Based in the company’s Madison Avenue headquarter offi …

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DCG Set To Become Largest U.S. Auto Dealership M&A Firm

October 24, 2018

NEW YORK – The Dave Cantin Group is on track to becoming the largest automotive dealership merger-and-acquisitions firm in the United States. Established just 10 months ago, the Dave Cantin Group (DCG) already has dealership listings worth more than th …


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