August 25, 2023

Hedin Mobility Group completes the acquisition of Stephen James Group

Press release

The leading mobility provider bolster its presence in Europe’s second largest car market.

Hedin Automotive Ltd has completed the acquisition of all shares in Stephen James Alliance Ltd that was announced on July 31, 2023. The transaction comprises all operations of the esteemed BMW and MINI retailer Stephen James Group, which employs circa 400 people and offers a comprehensive range of automotive solutions, selling over 6,000 new and used cars annually.

Following the completed acquisition of Stephen James Group, Hedin Mobility Group now represents BMW, MINI, Mercedes-Benz and smart in the UK with a total of 14 sales points and 9 workshops within the Greater London Area.

Hedin Mobility Group’s UK retail activities will be organised in two separate subsidiaries: Stephen James Automotive (BMW and MINI) and Hedin Automotive London (Mercedes-Benz and smart).

Anders Hedin, founder and CEO of Hedin Mobility Group said:
"We extend a warm welcome to our new dedicated and skilled co-workers within Stephen James to Hedin Mobility Group. By adding these BMW and MINI businesses to our current Mercedes-Benz operations, we stand on a foundation of leading brands, first-class retailers, and outstanding staff. This gives us excellent conditions for success and further growth in the important UK market.”

About Stephen James Group
The Stephen James Group was established in 1973 as a used car dealer and in 1985 became an authorised BMW and MINI automotive retailer principally based in Enfield, North London. Today the group operate five BMW and three MINI Centres located in Enfield, Woolwich, Bromley, Ruxley and a city retail outlet in Blackheath – offering a range of automotive services, including new and used car sales, aftersales support, servicing, and repairs. Stephen James is well known for its dedication to exceptional customer service and is one of the top-ranked BMW and MINI retailer groups in the UK.

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