Our ambitious growth journey is underpinned by two huge opportunities: extending our global leadership in automotive distribution and capturing more of a vehicle’s lifecycle value. We are well-positioned to deliver sustainable long-term value through organic growth, market consolidation and cash generation.

Duncan Tait Group CEO


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Investment proposition:

Driving scale and diversification

We have set ambitious targets to grow our business responsibly,
seeking to create significant value for all of our stakeholders.

Capital allocation policy:

A disciplined approach

Inchcape is the global leader, with an ambition to be both better and bigger

1. The leading automotive distributor in a highly fragmented global market
  • Presence across >40 markets; covering six continents
  • We are the leader with c.2% share of the global distribution market
  • Market consolidation is expected to accelerate
2. Uniquely positioned to capture more of a vehicle’s lifetime value
  • Higher margin activities; accounts for 75% of the profit-pool of a vehicle’s life
  • Currently significantly underserved by Inchcape
  • Clear opportunity to leverage our existing footprint
3. Expanding the reach of our plug-and-play global distribution platform
  • Well invested operating model a catalyst for further expansion
  • Existing portfolio of >50 OEM brands; continuing to add new partners
  • Constantly sharing expertise across the Group
4. Growth ambition underpinned by our ESG strategy: Responsible business
  • Responsible Business integral to our Accelerate strategy
  • Established four priority areas: Planet, People, Places, Practices
  • Due consideration for all stakeholders
5. Our digital and data capability is a significant competitive advantage
  • Created a leading digital and analytical platform
  • Global scale, and internal capability a key differentiator
  • Our technological progress is impressing OEM brands
6. Delivering value through organic growth, consolidation and cash returns
  • Distribution markets have higher growth prospects than average
  • Leveraging our global scale to improve profitability
  • Highly attractive returns (c.26% ROCE) and capital allocation