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The Branford Group is a global industrial auction and valuation business with proficiency across a wide array of industries, and the unparalleled expertise to match buyers and sellers around the world.

For more than 20 years, our team of professionals has aligned surplus industrial machinery, equipment, turn-key manufacturing facilities, real estate, intellectual property, and inventories with qualified buyers. Launched by four industry colleagues with diverse trade backgrounds and similar business philosophies, The Branford Group provides a “30,000-foot perspective” while maintaining a one-on-one client experience. We can ensure that buyers and sellers have the information and the resources that are needed for a successful outcome because of the leadership, vision, and extensive experience of our accomplished management executives.

Our two business divisions, Branford Auctions and Branford Valuations, deliver the specialized services that we offer to our buyers and sellers:

  • Branford Auctions
    We believe that today’s business environment demands the immediacy of 21st century technology, so all of our 100+ auctions a year are available to bidders located anywhere in the world through live interactive webcast auctions or timed on-line auctions. Bidders also have access to a variety of on-location podium auctions, as well as negotiated private treaty sales. We keep potential buyers informed of upcoming auctions through targeted marketing campaigns, personalized e-mail notifications and web site postings. Our international client base includes some of the biggest names within the Global 2000, and our personalized project management has become the gold standard and benchmark within the auction industry.
  • Branford Valuations
    Our accredited appraisers provide accurate machinery & equipment and inventory valuations. First-hand knowledge and a thorough understanding of the market are the tools we bring to each valuation assignment. We deliver certified appraisals that are relied upon by banks, finance companies, accounting firms, tax and estate planning professionals, turnaround firms, and corporations around the globe.

Our business relationships extend to time zones around the world, and we pride ourselves in our ability to work with our international client base with dexterity and diplomacy.


Copyright ©2011 Branford Auctions, LLC. Branford Valuations, LLC.       896 Main St., Branford, CT 06405       service@thebranfordgroup.com       phone: 203-488-7020        fax: 203-488-4577