We have been supporting the auction industry since 1971.

Over the last 50 years, we have expanded into new industry verticals and new geographies, through launching new marketplaces and acquiring complementary platforms. Being a trusted partner and voice for the auction industry remains our driving goal, every day.

1971

Antiques Trade Gazette founded

1998

ATG begins listing auction calendars online

2006

ATG launches first live bidding for art and antiques auctions on thesaleroom.com

2007

ATG launches i-bidder.com to cater to industrial and commercial auctions

2010

ATG partners with BidSpotter.com in North America to launch a service dedicated to insolvency auctioneers in the UK

2013

ATG launches Global Auction Platform (GAP) and SaaS back office for auctioneers

ATG acquires BidSpotter.com expanding our reach for industrial and commercial auctions into North America

2018

ATG acquires Lot-tissimo, the leading art and antiques marketplace in Germany

2020

ATG and Proxibid merge under ATG management

ATG acquires Auction Mobility, the US-based provider of customised auction software, website design and e-commerce solutions for auctioneers

2021

ATG joins the Main Market of London Stock Exchange and becomes a publicly listed company

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