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Inchcape is an independent international automotive retailer and distributor, which is operating in 26 Emerging and Developed markets. It has diversified multi-channel revenue streams comprising sales of new and used cars, spare parts, sales service, insurance and finance. Inchcape’s vision is to be the world’s most customer-focused automotive retail group and good operation of world’s famous automotive brands, such as BMW/Mini, Land Rover, Porsche, Toyota/Lexus, Volvo, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Subaru, and Volkswagen. Inchcape, whose headquarter is in London and has around 14300 employees, has been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1958 (, 2011). Inchcape wants to acquire other automotive dealers to expend their market share. Pendragon is one of the most potential car dealers which Inchcape interested in.
The main purpose of this report is to access Pendragon through knowing the main risk they face and analyzing their performance, financial status and evaluate whether Pendragon should be acquired by our company.
According to the research and analysis covered, the contents have been divided into five parts:
a. background
b. context of Pendragon
c. overview of Pendragon
d. ratios of Pendragon
e. evaluation of Pendragon

1. Background----------------------------------------------------------3
2. Context-------------------------------------------------------------3-4
3. Overview 3.1 survivors of recession----------------------------------------4-5 3.2 risks Pendragon faces----------------------------------------5-6
4. Ratios 4.1 Pendragon performance analysis---------------------------6-8 4.2 Inchcape performance analysis-------------------------------8
5. Evaluation---------------------------------------------------------8-9

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