Machens' owners acquire new dealerships, collision centers

2 years 11 months 1 day ago Thursday, December 15 2016 Dec 15, 2016 Thursday, December 15, 2016 6:00:00 PM CST December 15, 2016 in News
By: Jacob Cavaiani, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - McLarty Automotive Group, owner of Machens Dealerships and Columbia Honda, announced its acquisition of five dealerships and two collision centers in Arkansas from Atlanta-based Asbury Automotive. 

This marks the group's completed purchase of Asbury Automotive's holdings in Arkansas, bringing annual revenues to more than $1.4 billion. 

In 2015, McLarty Automotive Group acquired Frank Fletcher Honda, now Columbia Honda, and the Joe Machens dealership groups in Columbia and Jefferson City. It also purchased four Arkansas dealerships from Asbury Automotive in 2015.

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