Car fans looking for a vintage Aston Martin or bikers seeking a customised Harley-Davidson can turn to this auction house. BCA, celebrating 60 years in business, says it is Europe’s largest auctioneer of second-hand vehicles, and counts manufacturers, dealers, banks and utilities among its customers. From websites and auction houses across Europe, BCA sells cars, motorbikes, motor homes and commercial vehicles. The Surrey company posted sales of £152m in 2005 under chief executive Jonathan Olsen.

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Company details
CompanyBCA Holdings
ActivityVehicle auctioneer
Sales £m152
Operating profit £m38
Main shareholdersMontagu Private Equity, management

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