Allen Samuels Auto Group | Stephens

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We provide investment banking, research, sales and trading, asset and wealth management, public finance, insurance, private capital, and family office services.

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Allen Samuels Auto Group

Value Not Disclosed 02/01/2016 Dealerships Complete
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Transaction Details

  • On February 1, 2016, AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN) closed on the acquisition of Allen Samuels Auto Group of Waco, TX.
  • Allen Samuels Auto Group owns and operates 12 stores with 31 franchises, representing approximately $800 million in annual revenue and 19,500 retail new and used vehicle unit sales.
  • Stephens Inc. served as exclusive financial advisor to Allen Samuels Auto Group.

About the company

Allen Samuels Auto Group

Allen Samuels Auto Group owns and operates 12 stores with 31 franchises, including Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Chevrolet, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz and Sprinter. Allen Samuels Auto Group is based in Waco, TX and has locations in the Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Corpus Christi, Tyler, Ennis and Waco markets. The company was founded in 1981 and now has over 1,000 employees. For more information visit


AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN) is America's largest automotive retailer. As of 12/31/15, it owned and operated 342 new vehicle franchises, which sell 35 new vehicle brands across 15 states. AutoNation, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is based in Fort Lauderdale, FL. For more information visit

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