Aftermarket Clearthought

Key trends impacting the automotive aftermarket. Download PDF
  • Industry summary

    Market liberalisation, changing consumer habits, and rapidly accelerating technologies are transforming the automotive aftermarket sector, leading to a buoyant M&A market.

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  • Market trends

    To drive more competition in the spare parts market, since 2011 the industry across the EU has been subject to regulations under which OEMs may not hinder their suppliers from also supplying their products as spare parts to independent distributors.

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  • Rising to the challenge

    Martin Pedersen, CEO of Danish spare parts company JP Group, tells us how he is dealing with the huge change across the industry.

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  • M&A activity in the automotive aftermarket

    Deal activity across the global aftermarket industry has been buoyant in recent years as both trade buyers and private equity investors look to establish international footprints.

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