What We Do

Bel Air Partners is the preeminent financial advisor for the country’s automotive retailers, providing sophisticated financial advice and expertise once only available to the largest dealership groups. Since its founding in 1998, Bel Air successfully concluded dozens of transactions, valuations and consulting engagements. We have advised dealers on transactions approaching $6 billion in terms of retail revenue.

Our Services

Valuations: Bel Air performs extensive analysis to determine the true value of a dealership. Our valuations are used for estate planning purposes and in negotiations with credit sources.
Mergers and Acquisitions: Bel Air has the contacts and expertise to determine appropriate targets, maximize value, and assist in negotiations to complete a successful transaction.
Advisory Services: Our professionals assist in developing and implementing financial strategies to enhance dealership value, whether positioning the business for the next generation or for an eventual sale.
Debt and Equity Placements: Bel Air has developed a network equity investors and debt providers specifically interested in automotive retailing.
Expert Witness Testimony: Principals of Bel Air have been retained in several legal disputes ranging from a public company’s dispute with a franchisor to the fair valuations in the case of partnership dissolutions.