Stephen J. Dietrich JD
Partner, Holland & Knight
Stephen J. Dietrich focuses his practice on retail automobile, motorcycle, heavy truck and other vehicle or industrial equipment dealers in the acquisition or disposition of business operations, including manufacturer matters, real estate, financing and dealer licensing. Stephen has been involved in the purchase or sale of over 200 retail vehicle dealerships. In this industry Stephen represents corporate and other entities, and individuals in mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, and restructuring transactions. Further, Mr. Dietrich works with various financial sponsors and investors looking to enter the retail automotive/heavy truck industry on manufacturer matters, joint venture structuring and ongoing operational oversight. Stephen represents a variety of clients in all aspects of day-to-day operations, including commercial real estate development, finance, corporate governance and various third-party relationships. Mr. Dietrich handles the structuring and implementation of acquisition and disposition programs for corporations, family offices and private individuals to purchase operating businesses through asset and stock purchase transactions. In addition, Mr. Dietrich advises companies in various other industries on formation, capital raising and operational matters.