Penske Automotive Acquires BMW Of Greenwich
Expands Presence in Key Strategic Market Area in the Northeast U.S.
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:PAG), an international transportation services company, announced today that it has acquired BMW of Greenwich located in Greenwich, Connecticut. The company estimates the new BMW dealership will generate approximately $190 million in revenue on an annualized basis.
Penske Automotive Group President Robert H. Kurnick said, “The addition of the BMW brand to our existing automotive dealership operations in Connecticut is a key strategic investment for our company. BMW of Greenwich complements our existing presence with Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Porsche and Honda in the Connecticut market, allowing us to continue scaling our operations.”
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Penske Automotive Group, Inc., (NYSE:PAG) headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, is an international transportation services company, operating automotive dealerships, commercial vehicle distribution and car rental franchises principally in the United States, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, employs approximately 18,000 people worldwide and is a member of the Fortune 500 and Russell 2000. For additional information, visit the company’s website at www.penskeautomotive.com.
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