John-Paul Savant discusses his role as boss of Auction Technology Group, including meeting the 600 auctioneers who use his online tech platform. What do you do? I run ATG, which is an online auction technology company, across 12 different industries from heavy machinery to cars and fine art. It is private-equity-backed by ECI and has a transaction value of £2 billion annually ...

20 April 2016, London An Aston Martin Lagonda once owned by Prince Philip was sold to an online bidder on the auction portal ibidder.com for £350,000.  The magnificent 1954 Lagonda 3 Litre Drophead Coupe, built to special order of HRH, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, featured a pioneering radio telephone, which allowed him to contact Buckingham Palace on the road, and a vani ...

London, October 8, 2015. Last night, i-bidder.com, the online auction platform, owned by ATG Media, was delighted to support the sale of 126 sculptures from Shaun in the City, auctioned on behalf of The Grand Appeal, a charity that raises money for Bristol Children’s Hospital. The auction called by Tim Wonnacott, the antiques expert and TV presenter raised more than £1m for the ...

[New York/London 9/21/15]: the-saleroom.com, the leading portal for art & antiques auctions in the UK and Europe and Bidsquare (http://www.bidsquare.com), a leading online bidding platform in the US, have forged a partnership benefiting antique and fine art buyers and collectors on both sides of the Atlantic. Participating auctions will be listed on each other’s respective ...

December 18, London: ATG Media, the global pioneer of auction portals and live timed auctions technology, and Mail Boxes Etc., antiques and fine art shipping experts, have joined forces to provide a one-click global logistics service for buyers who use thesaleroom.com - Europe's leading website for fine art and antiques auctions. The new and unique service, which is due to lau ...

ATG Media, the global pioneer of live webcast and timed auctions has invested in its leadership team to accelerate the growth of the last few years. In addition to Anne Somers (CEO), Simon Berti (MD, Arts and Antiques) and Richard Lewis (COO), the senior management team has been boosted by the following appointments: Gemma Carver joins as Chief Marketing Officer from Bookata ...

ATG Media prides itself on providing the very best customer service with multilingual support staff available before, during and after auctions. To provide an additional customer service channel, ATG Media launched live chat on i-bidder.com and BidSpotter.co.uk. ATG Media is unique among the live and timed auction community in providing live chat for customers. Broadening the c ...

ATG Media has launched Buy it Now functionality for timed auctions on its portals powered by its Global Auction Platform (GAP) – BidSpotter.co.uk. i-bidder.com and BidSpotter.com. Auctioneers running timed auctions on these platforms can now choose to offer items at Buy it Now prices. Buy it Now allows the auctioneer to specify a Buy it Now price – often the reserve. Where Buy ...

ATG Media (‘ATG’), the global pioneer of webcast and timed online auction platforms and owner of antiques industry bible, Antiques Trade Gazette, has announced that it has struck a deal with private equity firm ECI Partners (‘ECI’) to drive ongoing international expansion. ATG’s platforms, which include the-saleroom.com, i-bidder.com, BidSpotter.co.uk and BidSpotter.com, allow ...

ATG Media has been recognised alongside Britain's 100 private companies with the fastest-growing profits at the 15th annual Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 awards, held at The Savoy Hotel in London. The Profit Track Ones to Recognise award represents the best companies who are set to grow rapidly in the future, The Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 annual league table focuse ...

London, 20 April 2011 A rare First Edition Mein Kampf came to auction through Mullocks Auctioneers, Shropshire, yesterday, Tuesday 19th April. The buyer bid online, live through www.the-saleroom.com with the item going under the hammer at £18,000. It is believed the buyer is based in Munich. This book was a special presentation copy signed and dedicated by Hitler to Hermann E ...

London, 23 February 2011 Cheffins, who run the largest auctions of agricultural equipment in Europe, have teamed up with i-bidder.com to introduce internet bidding at their machinery auctions. From March onwards, buyers will be able to participate in Cheffins's monthly machinery sale from anywhere in the world. A fully illustrated online catalogue for each auction will be ava ...

London, 29 June 2010 In the last twelve months, ATG Media sold £13 million of lots through its live internet bidding portal www.the-saleroom.com, a 124% increase on the £5.7 million sold in the same period in the previous year. According to a recent survey of 896 successful bidders conducted by ATG Media, 43% said they use the site so they can bid on several auctions at the sa ...

London, 02 March 2010 ATG Media, the UK's leading provider of specialist information and services to the auction industry, saw business soar in 2009. Last year, the-saleroom.com alone recorded a 120 per cent year-on-year increase in bidder numbers and a rise in revenues of 55 per cent year-on-year. The company's second live bidding site, www.i-bidder.com, which auctions white ...