Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We are the second largest automotive retailer headquartered in the U.S. as measured by the $13.2 billion in total revenue we generated in 2012. As of December 31, 2012, we operated 344 retail automotive franchises, of which 173 franchises are located in the U.S. and 171 franchises are located outside of the U.S. The franchises outside the U.S. are located primarily in the U.K. In 2012, we retailed and wholesaled more than 402,000 vehicles. We are diversified geographically, with 64% of our total revenues in 2012 generated in the U.S. and Puerto Rico and 36% generated outside the U.S. We offer approximately 40 vehicle brands, with 96% of our total retail revenue in 2012 generated from brands of non-U.S. based manufacturers, and 70% generated from premium brands, such as Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. Each of our dealerships offers a wide selection of new and used vehicles for sale. ... More ...