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Dave Peace Joins Schwartz Advisors Team

Prior to joining Schwartz Advisors, Peace enjoyed a multi-faceted career where he held key operating and leadership roles.

Morgan Stanley, Schwartz Advisors Present Conference

“A Technology Driven Aftermarket” explored the technology trends that frame the aftermarket of today and tomorrow.

Schwartz Advisors Assists Burlington Foreign Car Parts In Sale

Schwartz Advisors (SA), a leading M&A advisory and strategic planning firm for the automotive industry, announced that it has acted as exclusive sell-side adviser to Burlington Foreign Car Parts (BFCP) in its successful sale that closed on June 3.

Morgan Stanley And Schwartz Advisors Partner On Motor Vehicle Aftermarket Conference

Approximately 170 investors and aftermarket executives attended an invitation-only motor vehicle aftermarket-focused conference at Morgan Stanley global headquarters in New York City on March 26. Schwartz Advisors served as the event partner.

Schwartz Advisors’ Experts Discuss Industry Change At CAWA Event

The Summer Educational Forum was part of CAWA’s two-day leadership event.

Schwartz Advisors Advises Fast Undercar In Sale To Parts Authority

“Having proven the effectiveness of our business model over more than two decades, we felt it was the time to grow the Fast Undercar platform,” said Victor Davis, co-owner of Fast Undercar.

Schwartz Advisors Advises SCA Performance In Sale To Kinderhook

SCA Performance, owned by the McSweeney family and headquartered in Trussville, Alabama, is an OEM authorized specialty vehicle manufacturer for light-duty trucks.

Guest Commentary: That’s It. We’re Done. Nice To Know You.

A recent report by the Bay Area think tank RethinkX, titled, “Rethinking Transportation 2020-2030,” has been picked up by numerous news organizations. It’s a report sure to concern the automotive industry and especially potential investors in the automotive aftermarket. We believe the report warrants some careful analysis.

Guest Commentary: Will It Go Round In Circles?

Amazon’s market cap is $434 billion. Walmart’s is $222 billion. Amazon’s market cap is, in fact, more than Walmart, Costco, Target, Macy’s and Kohl’s … combined. What could that mean for the automotive aftermarket?

Guest Commentary: How Far Can You See?

As we continue our bi-weekly article series from Schwartz Advisors (SA), today we hear from longtime industry veteran Pete Kornafel, partner at SA. In his guest commentary, Kornafel talks about the improvements that could potentially result from better supply chain visibility.

Guest Commentary: Memories Of Wertman’s

Continuing our article series from Schwartz Advisors, Managing Partner Derek Kaufman compares and contrasts an old-school hardware store from his childhood against the robotic and efficient modern stocking methods we are seeing today and in the future of auto parts retailing.

Guest Commentary: AV Scenarios – A Game For All People In The Auto Aftermarket

Following up on his Jan. 30 editorial on Augmented and Virtual Reality, Schwartz Advisors Managing Partner Derek Kaufman outlines in this guest commentary a few very plausible scenarios for implementing AV in the automotive world here and now.