Liquidity Services acquires online used equipment listing platform Machinio

Machinio operates an online equipment listing marketplace, with over 1.2 million assets for sale, valued at over $25 billion

Equipment listing, Online marketplace, Machinio, Liquidity Services

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Liquidity Services, which operates a network of e-commerce marketplaces, has acquired Machinio Corp., a global online platform for listing used equipment for sale in the construction, machine tool, transportation, printing and agriculture sectors. The acquisition expands the portfolio of solutions Liquidity Services offers its base of commercial and government customers to monetize assets.

Machinio operates an online equipment listing marketplace, with over 1.2 million assets for sale, valued at over $25 billion, and 10 million annual website visits across 190 countries. Machinio also provides equipment sellers with a suite of online analytics tools and software solutions to optimize their business performance. Machinio customers will benefit from Liquidity Services’ global equipment industry experience and network of over three million registered buyers, providing further global exposure for Machinio’s equipment listings.

Bill Angrick, chairman of the board and CEO of Liquidity Services, said: “This acquisition supports our strategy as the world’s largest marketplace for business surplus by expanding the services and channels we offer our sellers to maximize recovery and growing our network of buyers in important global equipment verticals. Machinio is delivering superior value to their customers and our combined offering will enable us to grow our transaction volume, expand our recurring revenue service offerings, and utilize technology and innovation to improve our seller and buyer experience.”

Machinio, based in Chicago and Berlin, will continue to operate under its current branding and management team led by executive co-founders Dmitriy Rokhfeld and Dan Pinto.

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