US Adventure RV has been recognized as an Airstream Five Rivet Dealer and Winnebago Circle of Excellence winner. Campers Inn RV is the largest privately-owned family-operated RV dealership group in the country with 27 locations across the East Coast, Midwest, and Mid-Atlantic regions.
“Having started and built our respective businesses, US Adventure RV and Campers Inn RV, are both built around similar philosophies of always maintaining the utmost in integrity standards,” said John Dresselhaus, president, US Adventure RV. “Both organizations have been built around maintaining the best products from the best manufacturers and delivering unmatched customer satisfaction and support before, during, and after every sale. We believe this fact will lead to a seamless transition. Together we have an exciting and very bright future.”
Haig Partners LLC, the leading buy-sell advisory firm to retail dealers in the U.S., served as the exclusive sell-side advisor to US Adventure RV on the sale.
“It has been a pleasure working with John and Paul Dresselhaus in assisting them with their strategic initiative to align their company with a premier industry leader, Campers Inn. I appreciate their trust in me, and the trust they placed in the depth of experience and relationships of the team at Haig Partners to help navigate this complex transaction,” said Kevin Nill, partner with Haig Partners. “It became clear that the cultural alignment of both parties made a transaction, while complicated in structure, worthy of completing. We congratulate US Adventure RV and Campers Inn RV and look forward to watching their continued growth and success.”
Dresselhaus added: “Our advisor, Kevin Nill with Haig Partners, contacted several national and regional dealership groups. Through his efforts, Campers Inn RV was chosen based on the quality of its leadership team, operations network, participative culture, and past financial success. This merger provides the Naperville US Adventure RV team members an unmatched opportunity to participate in the upside of a future Midwest regional expansion with Campers Inn RV. Through this process, Kevin Nill has become a trusted friend and has always conducted our discussions with the utmost integrity. Thank you, Kevin, for your efforts in bringing our two organizations together.”
“We are pleased to have been able to work with the experts at Haig Partners on brokering a deal with US Adventure RV and expanding our dealership locations in the Midwest,” said Jeff Hirsch, president/CEO, Campers Inn RV. “The process was professional and seamless, and they were a great asset in finding an organization that fit our company’s culture and core values. The Haig team has been helpful in our goal of becoming the Trusted Resource for all RVers and their families across the U.S. through finding opportunities for us to expand our network of dealerships. We are excited to welcome John and Paul Dresselhaus, the Naperville US Adventure RV team and customers to the Campers Inn RV family and serving them across all of our locations.”
John and Paul Dresselhaus, owners of US Adventure RV, will continue to own and operate the Davenport location while assisting Campers Inn RV with the management of the Naperville location and growth of future locations in the region.