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# 423 Location: Canada Ontario

ID# 450 Location: USA Mid-West

ID# 446 Location: Canada Ontario

Latest Transactions

Nissan Joliette Location: Canada Quebec

Montmagny Mazda Location: Canada Quebec

Ronsonet Buick GMC Location: USA South East

Edmundston Toyota Location: Canada Atlantic


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 November 10, 2020

All business people should know the definition of gross profit, but just in case, here is how Google defines it: “gross profit is the profit a company makes after deducting the costs associated with making and selling its products, or the costs associated with providing its services. Gross profit will appear on a company’s incomeRead more

Bridging the gap with Vendor-Take-Back...

Maxime Theoret October 26, 2020

What is Vendor-Take-Back Financing?  Vendor-take-back (VTB) financing or Vendor Financing has increasingly become a common tool used by automotive dealers to close acquisitions. In light of the recent COVID-19 crisis, VTB loans have also become an important substitute to traditional bank financing allowing dealers to continue closing deals; however, it has been fairly common toRead more


Daniel Palmer October 15, 2020

Canadian Business today ranked Dealer Solutions Mergers and Acquisitions (DSMA) No. 68 on the 32nd annual Growth List, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the Growth List ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue growth. Growth List winners are profiled in a special print issueRead 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


President, US Operations

Andy Church President, US Operations


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