Barrett-Jackson picks Proxibid as online bidding partner

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2015 Palm Beach auction arena | Barrett-Jackson Photo

Beginning with Barrett-Jackson’s 14th annual Palm Beach auction next month, online bidders can participate in the sale from anywhere in the world as a result of a partnership between the auction house and  Proxibid, which becomes the exclusive provider of online bidding services.

Proxibid offers a comprehensive risk management system developed to facilitate high-dollar transactions. It is involved in more than14,000 sales events each year.

“Online bidding has been a part of Barrett-Jackson since the late 1990s” Craig Jackson, chairman and chief executive of Barrett-Jackson Auction Company said in a news release. “This partnership takes it to the next level.

“This partnership signifies Barrett-Jackson’s growing commitment to the digital world, and changes the way our company interacts with global buyers,” he added

“Proxibid sets the industry standard with its risk management capabilities, technology and marketplace reach, and will help Barrett-Jackson impact the future of the collector car auction industry.”

“Proxibid is excited to partner with Barrett-Jackson to provide global buyers with access to the highest caliber of collector cars available,” said Proxibid president and chief executive Ryan Downs. “Barrett-Jackson is a leader in the space, and we are proud to represent the brand in our Marketplace. We look forward to working with Barrett-Jackson to grow its online business.”

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