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.
Succession planning and restructure of a company are the most important, but also high-risk ventures for any CEO or independent business owner. Get it right and you can secure the long-term future of the business. Having worked with family and shareholder-owned over many years, ASE Automotive Solutions has provided strategic counsel to business owners on the most tax efficient options for succession planning; be that family or non-family ownership transfer, management buyout or selling the business off.
At a time of intense pressure on margins and profitability, brands and their dealer networks need to have greater confidence in the accuracy of their financial reporting and forecasting. Using ASE’s industry recognised KPIs to measure financial composite data clients can identify exceptional business insights, which improve profitability. Using ASE’s wealth of industry knowledge and experience, brands and dealers can also evaluate and remedy business challenges at under-performing dealerships to build more effective businesses.
As the retail automotive industry evolves the role of property for dealers is changing. In the future there may be less requirement for showrooms, but that does not change the integral value of the property. ASE has developed sophisticated tools to help dealers understand the intrinsic value of property assets. Using our unrivalled industry network and experience, ASE provides professional services to help clients make best use of these assets, including selling them off for the best and most competitive price.
If you run your own business, it is important to consider what business protection should be put in place if key staff or shareholders are taken ill or passed away. Dealers also need to consider the consequences for repaying business loans when faced with such sudden or unexpected developments and their impact on the smooth running of the business. ASE’s expert advisors can guide clients to identify the appropriate business protection insurance, covering a range of eventualities including key person, shareholder or partnership and business loan protection.
The growth of electric vehicles and the prospect of autonomous vehicles and mobility services is radically changing the sales and servicing model for automotive industry. We help our clients to understand the implications of future regulatory changes for their businesses and plot more accurate financial forecasting informed by the most comprehensive datasets and analysed by trusted automotive financial experts.
Automotive retail businesses are notoriously complex to accurately model.? Our experience in the sector means we are able to identify the relevant drivers and key ‘change metrics’ within the information presented, and thus we develop real world scenarios which encompass Profit & Loss, Funds Flow and Working Capital analysis.?
Whether you are to grow organically, or through acquisition, to simplify your current business model or to assess the impact of the shift towards an Agency agreement, our experience will deliver a credible output to your key stakeholders.
Operating for nearly 50 years we have supported our UK clients through every type of risk scenario – strategic and reputation, regulatory, financial, operational, cybersecurity.? Our comprehensive financial data analysis and strategy planning helps our clients assure they have a clear and comprehensive picture of their business performance as they seek to mitigate risk and maximise opportunities for growth.
The Retail Automotive industry adopts bespoke accounting software and financial systems.? Whether it be investigating a minute item of detail within a Dealer Management System, borne from experience to support a forensic report, or a Strategic View of the industry, we have the expertise and the experience to deliver against a complex brief.