Peter Warren Automotive Group

Quadrant invested in Peter Warren Automotive Group in March 2017. In July 2017 the group since combined with James Frizelle’s Automotive Group.

THE BRIEF

Quadrant invested in Peter Warren Automotive Group in March 2017. Quadrant was attracted to Peter Warren Automotive’s strong brand name and established market position in NSW. Peter Warren Automotive has grown significantly in recent years as the group has continued to invest in its sites and relationships with leading manufacturers. In July 2017 the group since combined with James Frizelle’s Automotive Group, joining two iconic Australian automotive retailing groups with a combined history of over 100 years.

Peter Warren Automotive was founded in 1958 and is an industry leading group, employing over 1,100 people, operating 9 retail locations across Sydney and Queensland, and offering a diversified portfolio of 22 car brands, including Mercedes-Benz and Ford. James Frizelle’s Automotive Group was established in 1985 and is one of the largest motor vehicle dealers in Queensland, selling over 15,000 new and used vehicles per annum across 11 new brands from 6 sites across South East Queensland and Northern NSW. The group is led by Paul Warren.

OUR APPROACH

The Warren family remains a major shareholder alongside Quadrant. The company is focussed on a number of initiatives to drive earnings growth including:

  • Executing on further value enhancing acquisitions across Australia
  • Expansion of existing sites throughout NSW and Queensland
  • Development of new sites for existing and new car brands
  • Continued customer engagement and satisfaction
  • Realisation of operational improvements and efficiencies across the network
  • Investment into management and operational staff
Quadrant invested in Peter Warren Automotive in March 2017, an industry leading group operating 9 retail locations across Sydney and Queensland with 22 car brands including Mercedes-Benz and Ford. Peter Warren Automotive then combined with James Frizelle’s Automotive, Queensland’s premier automotive retailing group operating 6 sites with 11 new brands including Audi and Mazda."