Online property auction firm makes British move

BidX1 plans to hold first British auction in spring after buying Andrews & Robertson

Stephen McCarthy, managing director of BidX1. Pic: Fergal Phillips

Irish online property auction company BidX1 has taken its first step into the British market by buying London-based property auctioneer Andrews & Robertson.

It says the deal it says will make it the second largest property auction house in the combined British and Irish market.

BidX1 has sold more than 6,000 properties for more than €1.2 billion over the past six yearsat its online auctions. It was formed last year after its parent ...