AUTO1 Group raises 360 million euros with leading banks and investors to
expand within Europe.
On the 19th of May 2017 – AUTO1 Group, Europe’s leading used-car marketplace, announced that it has raised 360 Million euros to focus on further penetrating European markets. The company was valued at 2.5 billion euros in its latest funding round from investors including Princeville Global, Target Global and Baillie Gifford & Co. The latest funding is comprised of a mixture of debt and equity financing in cooperation with JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Barclays, CITI, BNP Paribas and BHF Bank. The company valuation has more than doubled since 2015.
In 2016, AUTO1 Group reported revenue of 1.5 billion euros, compared with 750 million euros
the previous year. Co-founder and Co-CEO Christian Bertermann said, “We continue to target
very high growth rates and seek to achieve a 10 percent market share in Europe mid- to longterm.”
In the five years since its founding, the company has grown to be the leading European used car
marketplace with 330,000 cars sold by consumers and purchased by independent dealers on its
platform in 2016. AUTO1 Group has a growing network of 320 evaluation branches and over
30,000 car dealers across Europe.
DN Capital were the first institutional investor and led the Series A.
About AUTO1 Group
AUTO1 Group is Europe’s leading used-car marketplace with its own certified and diversified inventory.
As a brand independent automotive platform, AUTO1 is aimed primarily at the used car trade. By connecting buyers and
sellers through technology the company enables consumers as well as dealers to trade seamlessly. Founded in
2012, the company is empowering its consumers and dealers with liquidity, more business and first class supply.
Sourcing from all channels including OEMs and dealerships. AUTO1 Group owns business units like AUTO1.com,
Autohero.com or wirkaufendeinauto.de. AUTO1 Group operates in more than 20 countries and continues to
For more information: https://www.auto1-group.com/