Group 1 Automotive, Inc.

Group 1 Automotive, Inc.

Group 1 Automotive, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1995

Headquarters

800 Gessner Road,Suite 500,Houston, TX 77024

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

12.3K

Industries

Automobiles
Wholesale: Consumer Durables
Retail: Othe

Company Description

Houston-based Group 1 Automotive, Inc., a Fortune 500 automotive retailer, is a leading operator in the automotive retailing industry. Since its initial public offering in October 1997, Group 1 has grown to become the fourth largest dealership group in the United States. The company has achieved this success through a strategy that leverages management experience and emphasizes geographic and brand diversity, interrelated revenue streams, operational efficiencies and the prudent deployment of capital. Group 1 owns and operates 120 automotive dealerships, with 157 franchises and 31 collision centers, in the United States and in the United Kingdom. Through its dealerships, the company sells new and used cars and light trucks; arranges related financing, vehicle service and insurance contracts; provides maintenance and repair services; and sells replacement parts

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Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President & General Counsel

President, US & Brazilian Operations

Treasurer & Vice President

Senior Vice President, Manufacturer Relations, Financial Services & Public Affairs

Vice President, Information Systems

Vice President, Fixed Operations

Vice President, Taxes

General Manager David Taylor Cadillac

Board of Directors

Former Managing Director & General Partner at Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

President & Chief Executive Officer at Group 1 Automotive, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Medtec Ambulance Corp

Former Vice Chairman & Managing Partner-Mid America at Deloitte LLP

Former Vice President of Engineering & Product Development at Johnson Controls Power Solutions

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer at Merck & Co., Inc.

Co-Founder at LB Capital, Inc.

Executive Advisor Partner at Wind Point Partners

Vice Chairman at São Paulo Chamber of Commerce

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at BMC Software, Inc.

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Owners & Shareholders
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Eminence Capital focuses on fundamental long/short equity investing and seeks to generate above-average long-term capital appreciation through investments primarily in publicly-traded global equity securities. The firm employs bottom-up, fundamental research and quality value investment strategy. They look for high quality businesses and avoid or sell short low quality businesses.

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ICM offers value investment solutions across the US equity market capitalization spectrum. In doing so, the firm utilizes two distinct investment processes – Small-Cap, SMID-Cap & Mid-Cap Value and Large-Cap/All-Cap Value. Both approaches employ a value-oriented investment method with a focus on fundamental analysis. ICM attempts to measure the value of a security by looking at economic and financial factors including the overall economy, industry conditions, and the financial condition and management of the company itself, to determine if the company is underpriced or overpriced.

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CGM invests in equity and fixed income securities with particular emphasis on growth stocks.

Recent Transactions
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Tameron Automotive Group, Inc. purchases GPI MS-SK, Inc. from Group 1 Automotive, Inc.

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Group 1 Automotive, Inc. purchases Toyota Motor Corp. /Two Dealerships from Toyota Motor Corp.

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Group 1 Automotive, Inc. purchases Lexus Motor Co. / Two Dealerships from Toyota Motor Corp.

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
Auditor

Advised onGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

Accountant

Advised onGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. purchases Miller Automotive Group, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. purchases Prestige Audi

Chief Operating Officer

Advised onGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. purchases UAB Motors Participaçoes Ltda.

Legal Advisor

Advised onGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. purchases UAB Motors Participaçoes Ltda.

Associate

Advised onGroup 1 Automotive, Inc. purchases UAB Motors Participaçoes Ltda.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Jones Day

Publicist

Chief Operating Officer at Pierpont Communications, Inc.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$3.02B
Total Enterprise Value
$4.92B
Earnings Per Share
$15.51
Revenue
$10.9B
Net Profit
$276M
EBITDA
$619M
EBITDAMargin
5.7%
Total Debt
$2.68B
Total Equity
$1.45B
Enterprise Value / Sales
0.45x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
7.59x
TEVNet Income
17.83x
Debt TEV
0.54x
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$2,500 - $4,999
2018
$1,000 - $2,499
2018
Political Donations
$3,000
2014
$3,500
2013
$2,500
2013
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Awards & Honors
Rank #267
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #267
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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