Eastbourne Motoring Centre has bought the Uckfield Vauxhall business, previously operated by Goldsmith and Allcorn, and renamed it EMC Uckfield.
EMC is a long-established family-owned business which has represented Vauxhall and Suzuki for a number of years.
It sees the acquisition as an excellent fit for its business, enabling it to increase its representation in the local market.
Managing director Mark Lambird said: ““We are delighted to announce that Uckfield Vauxhall has now joined the Eastbourne Motoring Centre Group and are very much looking forward to working with new team members and warmly welcoming our new customers.
“We are very excited to share best practice and aim to deliver the highest levels of customer service and satisfaction in both sales and service to our highly valued customers.
“As brand ambassadors, we can offer exceptional value on both new and Network Q Vauxhalls across the car and commercial range plus hold over 200 quality used cars of all makes and models in group stock. Exciting times are ahead!’’
Ian McMahon, ASE Partner, who advised Eastbourne Motoring Centre, said: “The acquisition allows Mark and his senior team at EMC the opportunity to further develop their market area, and promote many of their customer centric practices to this new point of representation.
“I have total confidence that the transaction will see synergies for EMC and for their new potential customers at the Uckfield site whilst promoting the Vauxhall brand further.
“I’m delighted that ASE have been able to assist Mark in making this acquisition and I am excited to see another family managed business thrive in their local market.’’
• Trevor Goldsmith told Uckfield News he had decided to sell the Uckfield business in order to concentrate on his other business in Heathfield.
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