Driving Smarter Mergers & Acquisitions

EXPERIENCE. KNOWLEDGE. EXPERTISE.

Decades of M&A experience, exclusively
in the Automotive, Performance, Specialty, Motorsports and Heavy Duty Aftermarkets.

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ABOUT

WE ARE

We are a team of specialists with decades of experience handling mergers and acquisitions exclusively in the automotive and heavy-duty aftermarket.

WE DO

We are matchmakers, connecting buyers and sellers of aftermarket businesses. We craft succession plans for business owners. We are well-connected in our with relationships with manufacturers, distributors, repair shops and private equity firms. We manage mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

WE DELIVER

Our team of aftermarket experts is an unparalleled resource. We maximize sellers’ value propositions. We help prospective buyers expand. We focus on buying and selling so that you can focus on running your business.

 

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OUR SERVICES

Our team has years of Aftermarket experience and relationships.

 

SELLERS

Optimizing value as you sell your business requires far more than simply finding a buyer.

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BUYERS

Acquisitions are driving the growth strategies of many Aftermarket enterprises.

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ADVISORY SERVICES

We provide a full range of advisory services to buyers and sellers, equity investors and lenders active in the aftermarket.
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INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Leadership

Tom Marx

CEO
 

Tom Marx has over 12 years of experience delivering mergers and acquisitions services and a 25 plus year network of relationships in the Automotive
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Paul Cooperstein

Paul Cooperstein

General Counsel
 

Paul Cooperstein brings over 30 years’ experience in selling and acquiring businesses and property. He focuses on helping clients optimize
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Devin Hart

Executive Vice President
 

Devin Hart has more than 20 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket. He brings a wealth of M&A expertise to the firm.
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John Nodson

Vice President, Research
 

John Nodson provides hands-on experience integrating major acquisitions and new businesses, and working with joint venture partners.
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Christine LeMay

Business Development Manager

Christine LeMay is responsible for project managing sales processes, for creating and maintaining relationships with prospects and customers […read more]

Advisory Board

Each member of our Advisory Board is a well-known industry expert with a career based in the Aftermarket, either running or holding executive-level positions in top companies. Several have also served as industry leaders with trade associations and other Aftermarket organizations.

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Chip Carlson

Vice President

As President of the marketing and business development company Cima International LLC, Chip […read more]

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Howard Kesten

Vice President

For 23 years, Howard Kesten has been the Owner/President of APA Search, an executive search firm […read more]

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Lou Merz

Vice President

Lou Merz started in the 1960s at Precision Automotive Components Company (PACCO). When Borg Warner […read more]

Rick Rollins

Rick Rollins

Vice President

Since 1970, Rick Rollins has worked in multiple entities of the automotive aftermarket industry.  His career began […read more]

Denise Rondoni

Denise Rondini

Vice President

Denise Rondini is President of Rondini Communications, a company specializing in researching […read more]

current-opportunities

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

ONLINE MARKETPLACE FOR NEW & USED PARTS

Technology company connects buyers with sellers of used and new car parts, creating multiple revenue sources. Business model is modular and expandable.

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COLLISION REPAIR SHOP

Auto body and paint repair facility and jobber for pain and supplies with 6 bays, located in Wisconsin.

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PARTS STORE

 Single location jobber store in Southern California supplies replacement parts to professional service providers.

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FEE WAREHOUSE BUSINESS

Profitable business on the West Coast provides an independent warehouse service not tied to any national WD group with clients with well-established brands and complementary product lines.

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CAR PARTS MANUFACTURER

Profitable turnkey business on the West Coast with a large offering of hot rod and muscle car parts has outstanding overseas supplier relationships, good brand recognition and exceptionally high margins.

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DEALS DONE

Acquired by
Factory Motor Parts

 

Acquired by
Vertical Scope

 

Acquired by
AP Exhaust

 

Leverage Buyout
and New President

 

Acquired by
Allied Exhaust Systems

 

Acquired by
Motorcar Parts of America, Inc.

 

Acquired
ChemFree

 

Acquired by

Motorcar Parts of America, Inc.

 

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CONSULTING

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news

NEWS

Devin Hart Joins The Marx Group as New President and Co-CEO; Also Named Executive Vice President of Marx Group Advisors

Devin Hart, a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket, has joined The Marx Group as the firm’s new president and co-CEO. In addition, Hart will become executive vice president of Marx Group Advisors.

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Marx Group Advisors Assists with CRC Industries Acquisition of ChemFree Corporation

CRC Industries, Inc. (CRC) a global leader in the production of specialty chemicals for maintenance, repair and operational professionals and do-it-yourselfers within the automotive, heavy duty truck, marine, electrical, industrial, hardware and aviation markets recently acquired ChemFree Corporation, a subsidiary of Intelligent Systems Corporation.

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RESOURCES

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The Advantage

Our archives of The Advantage, Marx Group Advisor’s e-newsletter, has a range of articles on topics related to buying, selling or financing a business. Topical, easy to read and informative, these newsletters are designed to help your company navigate transactions with intelligent mergers and acquisitions strategy. To subscribe to The Advantage please send us your email.

Mapping the M&A Journey

This version is the synopsis of the article that is available FREE to our readers. Email Tom Marx at tmarx@marxgroupadvisors.com

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INVOLVEMENT

We go beyond mergers and acquisitions. We live and breathe the aftermarket, sharing our expertise to make the industry stronger. Our connections with key influencers and associations give us exclusive access to important industry news and events. Marx Group Advisors staff members passionately serve on Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), Automotive Communications Council (ACC) and Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association (APRA).

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  • “Specialty
  • “Heavy
  • “Automotive
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