The emergence of an international group



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1989

Creation of Alliance Automotive Group with the acquisition of the largest distributor in the west of France.

1992

Creation of a European buying network, which will later become GROUPAUTO International.

1996

Alliance Automotive Group acquires a 50% interest in GROUPAUTO France, a regional network created in 1970.

1997

Alliance Automotive Group enters the UK with the acquisition of FSG network, later GROUPAUTO UK.

2005

Alliance Automotive Group takes control of GROUPAUTO France.

2006

Weinberg Capital Partners joins the shareholding of Alliance Automotive Group alongside the Founders.

2007

Acquisition of Partner's, the fourth largest network in France.

2008
2011

Alliance Automotive Group continues its acquisition strategy and extends its national and regional logistics capabilities in France and the UK.

2013

Acquisition of Precisium Group, the third largest network in France, which makes Alliance Automotive Group the largest player in the French market.

2014

Blackstone Capital Partners replaces Weinberg Capital Partners as shareholders alongside the Founders.

2015

Acquisition of United Aftermarket Network (U.A.N.), a network of distributors in the UK.

Acquisition of Saint Amand Service France, a specialised body parts supplier.

Alliance Automotive Group acquires Coler GmbH, a regional distributor with 28 outlets in the west of Germany.

2016

Alliance Automotive Group agrees to acquire FPS Distribution from Lookers PLC.
 






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