The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA) will be holding its 2017 Auto Dealership Conference October 26-27 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The conference is the main event for accounting professionals in the auto dealer space, drawing both private and in-house (auto-dealership) accountants from across the country.
On Wednesday, October 25, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Jonathan Wilke, CPA, Partner, Dixon Hughes Goodman; Alan Haig, President, Haig Partners, LLC; Rick Kotzen, Partner & CEO, Capital Automotive Financial; and I will be presenting a half-day pre-conference workshop titled “Buy/Sell Workshop” — your guide to understanding:
- Current dynamics in transaction structures and market conditions
- Market terms related to buyer or seller legal issues in transaction structure and issues with deal diligence and manufacturer matters
In our half-day (four-hour) session, we will cover buy/sells in the retail automotive industry with a focus on the following key areas: