Karner & Dechow Industrie-Auktionen Ges.m.b.H. is located in Bad Aussee, Styria (Austria) and is a merger of the two renowned auctioneers Jan Bröker from Wilhelm Dechow GmbH and Herbert Karner from Herbert Karner Industrie-Auktionen GmbH. Experience with live auctions dates back more than 125 years and Karner Dechow is considered the biggest private auctioneer for insolvencies of companies of all sizes.
National and international experience from karner dechow
Karner Dechow deals primarily with the sale of capital assets as well as the appraisal of mobile capital and circulating assets in consideration of the going concern value and the liquidation value. In this regard the industrial liquidator also concerns itself with rehabilitation and leasing concepts for companies that are interested in a realignment of their company and machine park. This auctioneer is a service contractor for liquidators, financing companies and the economy sectors of asset deals; liquidation of industrial facilities, manufacturing equipment and unique capital goods through quotations and live auctions, online auctions as well as the marketing of industrial and commercial properties. These tasks imply that Karner Dechow does not only handle machines and production lines from the metal and wood industries, but also forklift trucks, construction plants, vehicles, inventory and office equipment. Numerous successfully finalized projects and numerous clients stand for the service and quality of Karner und Dechow. Together with its affiliated company in Germany it handles approximately 300 auctions with thousands of items every year. In 2013 and 2014 Karner & Dechow liquidated Alpine in what went down as one of the biggest insolvencies of a construction company in Europe. Other prestigious clients from Austria include the IMPRESA Druck- und Verlags GmbH, LEITZ-Austria Vertriebs GmbH and KAMPA Haus GmbH. Two of the biggest clients from Hungary were Oberbank-ADAST and Bakony – Metallbearbeitungsmaschinen.
Karner & Dechow: European-wide Services
A professional team of seven members works closely with general manager Jan Bröker at the headquarters in Bad Aussee. Additional subsidiaries in Austria are located in Sankt Pölten and Klagenfurt. The German head office is located in Hamburg and further subsidiaries can be found in Hanover, Berlin, Leipzig, Mainz, Marburg, Stuttgart and Munich as well as an additional office in Budapest, Hungary. Karner & Dechow regularly works with BVA Auctions and is a member of the European Auction & Remarketing Association (EARA), where auctioneers from Austria, Germany, Holland, Italy, Spain and Turkey work together to open up additional markets. Karner Dechow does not only convince through its international approach, the auctioneer also uses web-based technology – such as online auctions and webcasts for participation in ongoing auctions - for easier liquidations.
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