Penske Automotive Group Expands Presence in Southern California
Acquires BMW/MINI of Escondido and a Collision Center
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., April 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: PAG), a diversified international transportation services company and one of the world’s premier automotive and commercial truck retailers, today announced that it has acquired BMW/MINI of Escondido, along with a collision center, located in Escondido, California. The acquired dealership and collision center are located in the Escondido Auto Mall, where the company currently operates dealerships featuring the Acura, Audi, Honda, and Mazda brands. The acquisition is expected to generate annualized revenue of approximately $115 million.
Commenting on the acquisition, Chair and CEO Roger Penske, said, “We are thrilled to have completed the acquisition of the well-respected BMW/MINI brands in Escondido. The acquisition strengthens the scale of our offerings in the Escondido Auto Mall and adds additional depth to our relationship with the BMW and MINI brands. I would like to welcome the 72 BMW/MINI of Escondido employees, including 22 technicians, to the Penske Automotive Group team.”
Year-to-date 2022, Penske Automotive Group has added approximately $665 million in annualized revenue through acquisitions and an open point.
About Penske Automotive
Penske Automotive Group, Inc., (NYSE: PAG) headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, is a diversified international transportation services company and one of the world’s premier automotive and commercial truck retailers. PAG operates dealerships principally in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, and Japan and is the largest retailer of commercial trucks in North America for Freightliner. PAG also distributes and retails commercial vehicles, diesel and gas engines, power systems and related parts and services principally in Australia and New Zealand. Additionally, PAG owns 28.9% of Penske Transportation Solutions, a business that manages a fleet of over 366,000 vehicles providing innovative transportation, supply chain and technology solutions to North American fleets. PAG is a member of the Fortune 500, Russell 1000, and Russell 3000 indexes, and is ranked among the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine. For additional information, visit the company’s website at www.penskeautomotive.com.
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