We deliver growth strategies for automotive dealer networks based on the analysis of structured business performance reports that include key insights and in-depth analysis, conducted across multiple organizational levels.
Please see below on how ASE has worked with many of the worlds’ leading automotive manufacturers in improving their retail operations and profitability.
Mitigating Risk And Maximising The Value Of An Acquisition
A dealer group was looking to expand its network through the acquisition of another dealership, but wanted to understand the potential risks and liabilities if it proceeded with a share sale.
Introduction: It asked ASE Automotive Solutions to conduct a thorough analysis of the intended target business and provide on-going support throughout the sale process.
Challenge: In any M&A situation the acquiring company must be aware of any potential risks and exposure that could undermine the value of the acquisition.
ASE Approach: The comprehensive audit combining remote analysis with onsite investigations to complete a detailed Financial Due Diligence (FDD) project.
Protecting Your Business For Future As You Change Leadership
Ownership asked ASE to examine ways to facilitate and incentivise “new professional management”.
Introduction: Invited ASE to meet “all stakeholders” in order to draw up a new business model.
Challenge: It is critical important to devise a strategy to protect the existing net worth of a business from speculative and high-risk future business strategies.
ASE Approach: Established rapport and confidence with shareholders and professional management team.
Helping Dealers Navigate Difficult Tax Procedures
Dealership wanted to avoid being penalised for failure to follow due process when filling tax and VAT returns.
Introduction: Client was struggling to deal with complex legislation, so asked ASE to review its tax risks.
Challenge: This dealership had limited time and skills to carry out best practice at all times and was concerned about the consequences of the “visit by the taxman”.
ASE Approach: Investigate, Understand, Appraise and Upgrade existing procedures – listening, gaining information from somewhere.