IAA Forms New Market Alliance in West Africa

IAA, a Ritchie Bros. company and marketplace for insights, services and transaction solutions for commercial assets and vehicles, entered a new market alliance with Antonio, SARL in the West African country of Benin. This agreement provides authorization for auction centers operated by Antonio, SARL in the country to help local buyers search for, bid for, pay for, transport, ship and import vehicles from IAA auctions in the United States.

“We are thrilled to expand IAA’s footprint in West Africa and to reach new customers,” Meggan O’Malley, vice president of marketplace demand at IAA, said. “Antonio carries a strong reputation in Benin and we are eager to work with them to combine IAA’s state-of-the-art technology and excellent customer service. Our growing market alliance network expands our reach to buyers around the world and provides the best possible buyer experience.”

“IAA has been a successful name in the industry for 40 years and we look forward to leveraging their expertise and experience with the entire buying process in Benin,” John Galeb, owner of Antonio, SARL, said. “IAA has several existing successful market alliances in neighboring countries, and we are excited to join them to provide top-notch assistance and guidance to the growing international buyer base.”

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