SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Presidio Group, a leading merchant bank and investment banking advisor in the retail automotive sector, has hired Keith Style as Principal. Style’s responsibilities will include M&A, corporate finance, and principal investing activities at Presidio. He will be located in Presidio’s new Atlanta office.
Prior to joining Presidio, Style served as Chief Financial Officer of OneWater Marine Holdings LLC, a privately-owned boat retailer operating in the U.S., and Chief Financial Officer of Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: ABG), where he spent 13 years of his career.
“Keith’s extensive finance and transactional experience in the automotive industry brings a unique skillset to the Presidio team,” said George Karolis, President of The Presidio Group. “Keith’s sophisticated capital markets background will serve our clients well as more complex transactions and investments occur in the auto retail sector in the coming years,” added Presidio’s CEO, Brodie Cobb.
“This is an exciting time to be participating in the automotive retail and consumer mobility industry," said Style. “It’s an honor to join the high-powered Presidio team that continues to be a thought-leader and insightful advisor to its clients as it has the past two decades.”
About The Presidio Group
Presidio is an independent merchant banking firm focused on investment banking and principal investing. The firm was founded in 1997 with the simple mission to relentlessly put the interests of clients first. By steadfastly adhering to this philosophy, the firm has earned the trust of clients throughout the United States. To date, Presidio has closed 89 automotive transactions, including 59 dealership transactions, totaling over $5.1 billion in value. Presidio remains a leader in the automotive retail sector, and focuses on dealership transactions over $50 million in value. It also publishes Where the Rubber Meets the Road, a leading report on automotive retail corporate finance and M&A activity and the capital markets. The Presidio Group is headquartered in San Francisco. Presidio Merchant Partners LLC is a subsidiary of The Presidio Group LLC and is a member of FINRA and SIPC. For more information on Presidio, visit www.thepresidiogroup.com.