Omaha, NE – January 13, 2015 – Proxibid (www.proxibid.com), the world’s most trusted online Marketplace for buying and selling highly valued items, today announced an exclusive partnership with Keno Brothers (www.kenobrothers.com), a new venture focused on premium collector cars, founded by famed auctioneers, appraisers, and judges at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Leigh and Leslie Keno along with partner Ken Sterne. Under the agreement, Keno Brothers will bring all of its sales to the Proxibid Marketplace, enabling enthusiasts to buy and sell in the most secure online Marketplace.
“We have seen tremendous success in the Marketplace in recent collector car auctions, such as the Lambrecht Chevrolet Company Auction and the Salon Privé Sale in London,” said Ryan Downs, President and CEO of Proxibid. “The partnership with Keno Brothers will allow us to further capitalize on that momentum and offer truly unique cars to collectors located anywhere in the world with an Internet connection.”
Keno Brothers will offer a sophisticated contemporary online environment, providing the highest level of integrity and transparency throughout the purchase process. The company will source exceptional collector cars, which will be made available via live auction webcasts and timed sales events taking place exclusively in the Proxibid Marketplace.
“We are delighted to bring the most sought-after collector cars to global buyers via Proxibid,” said Leigh Keno. Leslie Keno added, “This new partnership enables Keno Brothers to provide a superior buying experience that offers all of the cachet of exclusive international events, combined with the convenience of buying online through Proxibid’s trusted Marketplace.”
Proxibid offers the industry’s most comprehensive risk management system―a sophisticated hybrid of proprietary technology and third-party partnerships managed by an in-house team of experts. With APN, the Company’s integrated payment solution, all Proxibid-powered transactions are secure, making the Proxibid Marketplace the safest place to transact online. Proxibid sells across 15 categories representing items from fine art, antiques and collectibles to vehicles and real estate and everything in between.
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About Keno Brothers
Keno Brothers (www.kenobrothers.com) is a new venture focused on exceptional collector cars, founded by famed auctioneers and appraisers Leigh and Leslie Keno along with partner Ken Sterne, an experienced trader of exotic and collector cars. The Keno brothers have been immersed in the world of classic cars from a very young age and have a passion for discovering unexpected rarities. They enjoy racing and rallying historic cars and serve as judges at prestigious auto events, including a decade of service with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The company is dedicated to offering a unique online buying and selling experience, with the highest level of security and transparency throughout the purchasing process.