Billed as a ‘21st century auction house, Paddle8 was launched in 2011 with headquarters in central London.

Aimed at a new generation of collectors, they hold online-only sales of contemporary art, design, photography and jewellery.

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Auction house Paddle8 files for bankruptcy protection

19 March 2020

The online auction house Paddle8 has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New York.

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Auctionata closes down after failure to find buyer

01 March 2017

Online auction house Auctionata is closing down after an attempt to find new investment failed to materialise.

Paddle8 and Auctionata appoint new CEO

05 September 2016

Online auction firms Paddle8 and Auctionata have appointed a former Sony boss as their new chief executive officer.

Online auction tie-up as Auctionata and Paddle8 join forces

18 May 2016

Online auction firms Auctionata and Paddle8 are to merge.