“We are thrilled that AVK and its team members have joined the Copart family. We look forward to growing the business by providing outstanding results and service to our customers. AVK is the leading salvage auto auction provider in Finland and extends our European presence into the Nordic Region”, says A. Jayson Adair, CEO of Copart Inc. 

“AVK is well respected in the Nordic region and Copart coming on board will be a great benefit as they bring a wealth of international experience and financial strength to take the business forward in its next stage of development”, says Janne Sipola, Managing Director of AVK.

Copart, Inc., founded in 1982, is a global leader in online vehicle auctions. Copart’s innovative technology and online auction platform links sellers to more than 750,000 Members in over 170 countries. With operations at over 200 locations in 11 countries, Copart has more than 125,000 vehicles available online every day. Copart currently operates in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Brazil, Germany, the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Bahrain, Spain.

Autovahinkokeskus OY (AVK) is the largest motor salvage disposal company in Finland. The company owned by Finnish insurers is based in Espoo with sites in Pirkkala, Oulu and Turku. It provides onsite and online vehicle auctions and technical services for Finnish insurance companies.  The company also provides new, recycled parts and tyres to the automotive sector as well as the public.

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