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Automotive Update: Second Quarter 2012

Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC


This quarter’s Automotive Update, produced by Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC (DCF), summarizes the most recent transactions within this industry along with information on the most active buyers, current transaction valuation multiples and an overview of the public market’s perception of the industry.

Highlights include:

  • North American light vehicle production approached 3.9 mm units during Q2 2012, a 25% increase when compared against Q2 2011.
  • One out of four new automobiles sold this year in the United States, and 40 percent of vehicles sold in the next 10 years, will likely be bought by a Gen Y consumer.
  • Global automotive transactions – in terms of both number of transactions and deal size - have decreased for four consecutive quarters.

To read more, download the Automotive Update.


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