The Swedish auction house KVD Kvarndammen AB has its headquarters in Gothenburg and with a specialization in vehicles of all kind it is one of Scandinavia's leading online auctioneers. Each week, several hundred used cars, heavy vehicles, machinery and other objects are sold by KVD Auctions to private and business buyers from Scandinavia, Northern Europe and the rest of the world. The auction house, listed by Ratos, a market-listed private equity company, was founded in 1991 and employs approximately 180 people (2014)
Profound know-how regarding appraisals and liquidations
With more than 30,000 auctions annually, Kvarndammen can easily consider itself one of the leading broker services in Scandinavia. KVD Auction has qualified teams at fourteen auction sites and clients can initially receive professional appraisals of their potential auction lots and they can then have their items included in the strictly organized procedure of the company. Two internet platforms address on the one hand the Swedish audience and on the other international clients that seek to investigate the several hundred weekly auctions of all kinds of vehicles, boats, machines and plants as well as office and business equipment. Clients at KVD include banks and leasing companies, but also automobile fleet managers, companies and municipalities. In addition, KVD Kvarndammen works with large insurance companies and public authorities that aim to renew their car fleet. Of particular expertise are appraisals done by KVD's own appraisal company KVD Bilpriser AB. In this regard, the company also includes stocks, such as equity stakes, in their appraisals and the KVD group does not rely solely on its on database and statistics but cooperates with a whole network of specialists.
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Online presence with a Scandinavian orientation
The online platforms of the auction house Kvarndammen can be accessed in English (on kvdauctions.com), Norwegian (on kvdnorge.no) and of course Swedish (on kvd.se). International clients, too, can hence be fully informed regarding all auction lots. KVDAuctions is designed in a way that auctions are transparently displayed according to individual product categories that take place on the individual days. Automobile auctions, for example, take place from Monday to Thursday plus Sunday, boats and RVs every Wednesday and machines every Wednesday and Thursday. Even though vehicles of all kind are the primary focus of KVD Kvarndammen AB, other items – such as machines and plants from various industries – are also included in the auction lots. Potential buyers can view the vehicles and machines on-site and trust in high-quality appraisals before the KVD auction. The terms and conditions for every auction are clearly communicated so that clients and prospective customers alike can have all their questions answered beforehand.