SAN FRANCISCO, CA — March 19, 2019 — 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.”
The Presidio Group provides M&A advisory services through its wholly-owned investment bank, Presidio Merchant Partners LLC.