American Car Center, LLC | Stephens

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American Car Center, LLC

Value Not Disclosed 05/02/2016 Specialty Finance Complete
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Transaction Details

  • On May 2, 2016, York Capital Management completed the acquisition of American Car Center, LLC and American Financial, Inc. (collectively, “American Car Center” or the “Company”) American Car Center is one of the largest privately-held integrated automobile sales and lease financing operators in the Southeast with 15 dealership locations
    • The Company provides sub-prime consumers high quality, late model, low mileage vehicles with an affordable structured lease program geared towards ownership
  • Stephens Inc. served as exclusive financial advisor to American Car Center

About the company

American Car Center
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Memphis, TN, American Car Center is one of the largest privately-held integrated automobile leasing operators in the Southeast. The Company currently has 15 dealership locations spanning across Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. For more information, visit

York Capital Management
York Capital Management Global Advisors, LLC (“York”) is a global investment firm that manages assets across public and private investment strategies. Founded in 1991, York has more than 190 employees, including approximately 60 investment professionals, with offices in New York, London and Hong Kong.

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