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Headquartered in Brighton (UK) with offices across Europe, the USA, Canada, India, South Africa, China, and Hong Kong, our expert agents and valuation team span the major industrial areas of the world. Specialists in implementing asset management programmes worldwide, we can efficiently and effectively help you take control of your industrial machinery and equipment today.

We’ve helped to streamline the asset management programmes for some of the world’s largest companies from an array of different industries such as automotive, aerospace, construction, commercial, defence, energy, oil & gas, mining, food processing, chemical, medical, pharmaceutical, bank, finance, asset-based lenders, industrial manufacturing, technology & electronics, and printing.

Our History

2002

Apex Auctions Ltd begins! We run our very first ‘live’ auction in the UK on behalf of Press Patterns

2003

Apex exceeds £1m for the first time in a single auction

2004

Apex sells Swan Hunter Shipyard in one of the largest industrial auction sales of the decade. A huge success story for us and is the start of larger value auctions

2007

We conducted our final live auction and moved solely into online-only sales. This was a turning point for Apex!

2009

We created the software company Bidlogix Ltd, who developed its own proprietary bidding platform

2010

The Apex Group is formed with key international divisions set up in the USA, Canada, Asia and South Africa

2011

Apex Auctions exceeds 100 auctions per annum globally

2012

We expand into the Oil & Gas sector through the acquisition of TARM in Alberta, Canada

2013

Our first long term global remarketing agreement is signed

2014

Apex hits a new milestone and exceeds 150 auctions per annum

2015

We continue our growth story through the establishment of Apex Spain

2017

We continue to move into Europe and Apex France is established

2018

Apex exceeds £35m in global sell through & strengthen our relationships with key corporate clients, renewing our remarketing contracts with them

2019

Apex Auctions exceed 200 auctions per annum

2020

Extended our global footprint by opening Apex Germany and Apex China

Our Process

Our six-step programme can assist you whether you're buying, selling, or managing your assets.

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Statistics

Auctions

per year

Countries

serviced

Items Sold

annually

Locations

Headquartered in Brighton, UK

Global valuation team

Agents covering the major industrial areas of the world

map of Apex locations around the world
Flag of Great Britain
Germany
USA
Canada
India
South Africa
China

KEY DIFFERENTIATORS

  • IN-HOUSE TECHNOLOGY

    Apex controls all of its technology dedicated to providing the best Surplus Asset Management & Trading Platform in the market.

    Used by GE, Rolls Royce, Tata Steel and More

  • COMPLIANCE

    Fully compliant with extensive checks for:

    • Export Control
    • Money laundering
    • Customer KYC
    • Photo management
  • TRANSPARENCY

    Apex operates with complete transparency, sharing data on marketing success and sales results. 

Apex Online Trading Platform

Apex Online-only Sale

  • Small to large volume of equipment for disposal
  • Total clear out - large and small
  • Short term fund generation

Combined Online and Private Treaty Sale

  • Contains high value or specialised equipment
  • Expose major assets for a longer timeframe
  • Premium returns for high-value assets
  • An online sale ensures that all items are sold

Apex Live Webcast Auction

  • Huge volumes of assets
  • More than one sales platform simultaneously
  • Allows buyers to be physically present

Private Treaty Sales

  • One item, small number or package of similar items
  • High value
  • Not enough global demand to create competitive bidding
  • Sale uses the Apex Auctions trading platform
  • Compliant & transparent process
  • Sale global marketing as auction over a longer time period
  • Utilises the Apex in-house sales team

Scrap Management & Recycle Programmes

  • Create a competitive market for bidding
  • Effective money collection
  • Safe removal of items
  • Management of cash ledger over time
  • Efficient money returns to the business
  • Accurate reporting
  • Fully compliant & transparent process

UK MANAGEMENT TEAM

    Stephen Dugard
    Stephen Dugard
    MANAGING DIRECTOR
    Kevin Brooker
    Kevin Brooker
    CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
    Eloise Walker
    Eloise Walker
    SENIOR COMMERCIAL MANAGER
    Anita Morgan
    Anita Morgan
    Digital Marketing & Analytics Executive
    Keesha Barilla
    Keesha Barilla
    MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT
    Kata Keresztes
    Kata Keresztes
    PROJECT TEAM LEAD
  • READY TO SELL?

    Create your listing here

    Explore our wide range of disposal options and determine what option best suits you and your business. Apex ensures the highest possible return on investment for your surplus assets.

  • READY TO BUY?

    Buy used machinery with ease

    We hold more than 200 auctions per annum selling in excess of 30,000 items globally. You'll be sure to find what you're looking for in one of our auctions.