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Yamaha, Polaris, KTM Dealership in Wenatchee, Washington Gets New Ownership

Powersports Listings M&A announces the purchase of Wenatchee Powersports by Brandon Montgomery of Cle Elum, Washington Motorcycle enthusiast and Seattle area public relations and marketing executive Melanie Wilhoite purchased the Wenatchee Yamaha, Polaris, and KTM dealership in 2014 and it became one of the few woman-owned power-machine dealerships in the Northwest. Melanie believes in creating a great retail experience and this philosophy paid off with steady performance and annualized sales growth of over 15% from the year of acquisition. Having gone through a dealership purchase on the buyer side, Melanie had a firm understanding of the multi-faceted and time-consuming journey ahead upon the decision to pursue her dealership sale. Understanding the great deal of coordination that would be involved between buyer, seller, legal counsel, OEMs and flooring companies, Melanie made the decision to contract with Powersports Listings M&A (PLMA) to be assured that her broker wa

Powersports Listings Mergers & Acquisitions Attracts Successful Private & Venture Equity Executive & Entrepreneur for the Asset Acquisition of CHESTER'S GRAND TETON HARLEY-DAVIDSON of Idaho Falls, Idaho

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, October 8, 2019 -  CHESTER'S GRAND TETON HARLEY-DAVIDSON  consists of a main Harley-Davidson dealer location in Idaho Falls, Idaho with secondary retail locations in Jackson, WY and Pocatello, ID under the names JACKSON HOLE HARLEY-DAVIDSON and EAGLE ROCK HARLEY-DAVIDSON respectively. Jerry Szopinski,  Powersports Listings Mergers & Acquisitions (PLMA)  - President of Sales & Networking, established a sturdy relationship with the ownership group of the Chester's H-D dealerships beginning in 2009, and all the while consulting with them around buy-sell opportunities that might be interesting to this multi-unit Harley-Davidson dealership enterprise. The owners contracted with PLMA when it came time to move from buying mode to selling mode after 15+ years of successful ownership at the Grand Teton Harley-Davidson locations in Idaho Falls, ID; Jackson, WY; and Pocatello, ID. ​Through many weeks of confidential marketing, the PLMA team identified

Powersports Listings M&A Announces the Sale of Fun Bike Center - Flagship Powersports Dealership in San Diego, California

SAN DIEGO, August 6, 2019 ( -  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Fun Bike Center (FBC) has been owned and operated by the Roundy family since 1972. Darrow Roundy preceded his son and current exiting owner, Gary Roundy, who fully took over the reins in 2007 as the dealer principal. The dealership houses the leading powersports brands of Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, BRP, Suzuki, and Textron Off Road from its 60,000 sq. ft. facility in Northern San Diego. After decades of successful operations, Gary's decision to retire came around.  Upon this decision, he reached out to Jerry Szopinski, President of Sales & Networking of Powersports Listings M&A, as the result of recommendations from several industry associates. The Powersports Listings team identified and worked with dozens of interested parties for the physically attractive and profitable enterprise known as Fun Bike Center. As interest was evaluated, Szopinski identified powersports dealership veterans Jerry Gilding and Phil Acto

Kansas City Suburb Honda - Kawasaki Dealership in Business Since 1959 Changes Ownership with the help of Mike Pate, Managing Director, Powersports Listings M&A

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo., January 31, 2019 ( -  In business since 1959, Dell's Powersports (Honda, Kawasaki, Honda Power Equipment) now operates from a spacious and modern leased facility of 11,400 sq. ft., with excellent visibility and roadway frontage in Blue Springs, MO approximately 20 miles southeast of Kansas City, MO.   Dell’s Powersports operated for many years as a single line Honda dealership, the Kawasaki brand of motorcycles, ATV’s and UTV’s was added to the line-up in 2010, along with an increased offering of certified pre-owned motorcycles of all makes and models at best value prices. Owner, Mark Riggin called  Mike Pate, Managing Director of Powersports Listings M&A  after hearing about one of his other recent dealership sales in the region and he confidentially relayed his desire to sell the dealership and retire. Shortly thereafter, Mike visited the dealership to meet with Mark in person and a sales engagement was inked. Mike then immediately went to