DSMA – North American Buy/Sell

DSMA specializes in expediting entry and exit strategies for automotive, truck, marine and heavy equipment retail dealerships. We advise on each clients’ unique circumstances and use our proven expertise and extensive experience to help them achieve their disposal or acquisition goals. Our process has helped hundreds of dealerships and generated billions of dollars for our clients.





Dealership mergers and
and acquisition advisory services


Dealership succession


Appointment of
new open points


Multi-sector, Automotive
Motorcycle and Heavy Equipment


Industry leading Global
buyer lists

Opportunities We hold the largest list of qualified and engaged buyers and sellers in North America. Our highly experienced mergers and acquisition advisors have a full 360o perspective of every aspect of the buy/sell process to allow clients to create or take advantage of every opportunity.

ID# 424 Location: USA West

ID# 372 Location: Canada West

ID# 303 Location: Canada Atlantic

ID# 350 Location: USA Mid-West

Latest Transactions

Senechal Nissan Location: Canada Atlantic

Brighton Honda Location: USA Mid-West

Rose City Ford Location: Canada Ontario


Dealership valuations
Successful transactions
Years of combined industry experience
More sales than our competitors
Generated value


Smoothly as Possible
We worked with Dealer Solutions to purchase our newest dealership. We had a first-time seller and Dealer Solutions was able to help make the transaction go as smoothly as possible. The selling dealer was short staffed and Paul Hagan came...
Wes Monken - New Dealer Principal   
Always Professional
I sold two dealerships with Farid and his team. During both transactions Dealer Solutions Mergers and Acquisitions were honest, represented what they could deliver and were always professional as well as courteous. I highly recommend them to anyone who is...
Rick Paletta - Former Owner   
Kindness and Carefulness
Without her hard work, her perseverance and her professionalism, we would not have been able to conclude this transaction. Mrs Messier is an important asset to DSMA. Her dedication, kindness and carefulness are worthy of mention.
Raymond and Charles Gref - Former Owners   


Why Rural Acquisitions Makes Sense

Kevin Leslie August 26, 2020

I’ve had many conversations in the past 30 days with potential first-time buyers around rural acquisition opportunities and I thought this would be a great topic for discussion.  I completely understand that most first-time buyers aspire to purchase that great profitable brand in a major market. Unfortunately, that is not always feasible, in fact, I’dRead more

Is it the right time...

Maxime Theoret August 24, 2020

Current climate Current reports show that M&A activity in North America for the first six months of 2020 across all industries is down significantly compared to the past few years. In fact, numbers are as low as during the Great Recession in 2009. However, for the auto dealership market, the data is very interesting, andRead more

Family Succession in a Big...

John Chisholm August 22, 2020

For those of you who may not know Steve Germain, his family, and the hugely successful Germain Automotive Group, I would like the opportunity to introduce them in this article. Family Succession is by far the most difficult aspect, not just in the automobile business, but in any family business.  When succession reaches the fourthRead more

Our Team Our team has expertise and experience in every area of the process, all having had careers in the automotive or heavy equipment industries. Knowledgeable, empathetic, accountable and passionate, they use a transparent, confidential and efficient process that removes stress, and are motivated to maximize value and secure the very best deal for you.

Chief Executive Officer

Farid Ahmad Chief Executive Officer


Chief Financial Officer

Maxime Théorêt Chief Financial Officer


Chief Operating Officer, USA

Andy Church Chief Operating Officer, USA


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