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SMH Fleet Solutions owner acquires CD Auction Group

Arctos Holdings, owner of SMH Fleet Solutions and remarketing firm Hudson Kapel, has acquired online auction firm CD Auctions for an undisclosed amount.

Martin McAuley, managing director, Arctos Holdings Limited

Martin McAuley, managing director, Arctos Holdings Limited

Based in Corby, CD Auction has been in operation for more than 25 years and is focused on offering customers a swift route to market with high levels of customer service.

The deal comes just weeks ahead of SMH’s opening of its new £16m UK de-fleet and PDI centre and will bring extended services through the Arctos Holdings companies, from vehicle management, logistics, refurbishment and storage to licence checking and securities.

Martin McAuley, managing director of Arctos Holdings Ltd, said: “We are building a unique portfolio of high-quality services so we can continue to offer significant value to our existing customers as well as attracting new clients. The acquisition of the CD Auction Ltd will add yet more value to our customers as well as providing an enhanced platform for service development and growth.”For more of the latest industry news, click here.

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Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for nearly 20 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day.