American Auto Auction Group has purchased Westlake Village, Calif.-based Auctions In Motion, a dealer-consignment auction company, from financial services firm Robert W. Baird & Co. for an undisclosed amount.

American Auto is currently owned by Baird Capital Partners, the U.S.-based buyout fund of Baird’s Chicago based-private equity arm. 

The buyer has already acquired Badger State, Charleston Auto Auction, Mid-South Auto Auction, Texas Lone Star Auto Auction and Your Auction Inc., which all auction cars.

American Auto is a whole-car auction company based in Charleston, S.C.


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