The picture of the European Aftermarket is continuously changing. The companies are looking for new opportunities to increase the profitability and extend their geographical footprint.
New industrial challenges, driven by developing new technologies and digitalization, also require synergies.
In the last years, the consolidation in the automotive aftermarket is accelerating and the number of M & A transactions especially among the IAM wholesalers increased significantly. And the further consolidation is expected.
The consolidation process is complex. Beside the big important deals mentioned above there are much more transactions in the Aftermarket, some of them are also cross-industry, involving different parts of Automotive Industry Supply Chain: car manufacturers, parts manufacturers, distributors, NTGs/ITGs, auto centers, online business and garages (e.g. PSA and Mister-Auto, BPW and Herz, AAG and Groupauto Poland).
To stay updated with Aftermarket news, a continuous monitoring process of the Aftermarket transactions is needed.
This handbook “Consolidation Process in the European Aftermarket, 2012-2017”, that provides with an overview of all important transactions in the European Aftermarket. The handbook covers the acquisitions of more than 20 Aftermarket Players, including such details as turnover of each company, obtained share and regional cover.
Moreover, for each company-acquirer, there is an additional page with more detailed information (headquarter, number of employees and outlets, turnover development (if available), geographical footprint etc. )