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Thinking of Selling Your Business in 2020? What You Must Do NOW…

Joe has owned a successful tire business in suburban Boston for 31 years and has decided it’s time to seriously consider selling and retiring. Joe’s sales are up, the economy is booming, bank loan interest rates are dropping, and there is a whole new generation of potential entrepreneurial buyers. He’s tired and burnt out and…

New Owner Vows to Continue 5-Star Legacy of California Tire Co.

Seller Embarks on Exciting New Aftermarket Career                                                            Newbury Park, CA…August 26, 2019… California Tire Co., a well-established Ventura County, CA independent tire and automotive service center…

Understanding Confidentiality

It’s important to understand the various aspects of confidentiality when it comes to selling a business. This can involve understanding what to disclose and when, and the legal obligations that need to be met by business sellers. Knowing what to disclose and when Knowing what to disclose and when can have a significant impact on the…

3-Week Shutdown Reprieve Opens Door to SBA/Bank Financing for Shop Owners

Malvern, PA…January 28, 2019… Art Blumenthal LLC, an automotive aftermarket-specific business broker, is utilizing the 3-week window created by the end of the federal government shutdown to expedite the closings of tire and auto service shops that have been stalled for the past month due to lack of loan guarantee processing of the Small Business…

Happy Holidays!

December 21, 2018…​As we pause this time of year to reflect, I am delighted that so many deserving shop owners in 2018 were able to maximize the sale price of their businesses to provide them the type of retirement of which they have always dreamed. I am especially gratified to hear from former owners who…

Centerpiece of Ohio Tire Store Owner’s Plan to Sell Business is Deep Regard for Customers and Employees

Streetsboro, OH…October 22, 2018… Defer Tire, a well-established independent tire and automotive service center in Streetsboro, OH owned and operated by Mark Defer was recently sold to Tire Source, a small, growing chain of independent Goodyear Tire & Automotive Service Centers in the Akron/Canton/Medina, OH area, owned by Tom White. Leveraging over 35 years of…

Precision Motors in Mystic, CT Transitions to Pep Boys

Mystic, CT…October 8, 2018…Precision Motors, an auto repair and tire center in Mystic, CT was recently sold and the location has converted to a Pep Boys Service and Tire Center. The highly profitable business, operating in a spacious 9,750 square foot facility, was family owned since 1995 by husband and wife owners Tom and Vickie…

Art Blumenthal Reports Growing Interest Levels in Aftermarket Shop Ownership

Key Aftermarket Players Share their Outlook for 2011… Malvern, PA…January 12, 2011…Art Blumenthal LLC, providing brokerage and advisory services to aftermarket businesses of all sizes, reports improved market conditions for prospective sellers of tire and service enterprises to capitalize on the increase in the numbers of buyers seeking new or expansion business opportunities. Mr. Blumenthal…

Midas Selects Art Blumenthal LLC for New Dealer Recruitment Initiative

Malvern, PA…October 4, 2010…Art Blumenthal LLC will provide business brokerage and advisory services to both buyers and sellers of Midas Auto Center locations in a new Broker Referral agreement announced today. The new agreement comes on the heels of the announcement in August that tire and automotive aftermarket industry veteran Art Blumenthal launched a new…

Art Blumenthal Launches New Aftermarket-Specific Business Brokerage Firm

Malvern, PA…August 23, 2010…Tire and automotive aftermarket industry veteran Art Blumenthal has announced the launch of a new aftermarket-specific nationwide business brokerage firm bearing his name. Leveraging over thirty years of experience as both an aftermarket business owner and aftermarket technology executive, Art Blumenthal LLC provides business intermediary and advisory services to both buyers and…

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