Andrew Wright Auctioneers & Valuers CLIENT LIST



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In August 2014, Andrew Wright's first Auction Project (since his Self Employment commenced again in the previous month), was to undertake the Total Disposal and Clearance of two sites located at Mornington, Hobart, Tasmania in the matter of Prime Industrial Supplies Pty Ltd (in Liquidation) under instructions from respected Insolvency Practitioners, Paul Cook & Associates.

This involved four Auction Sales in less than a month between 20 September & 15 October consisting of the Retail Stock, Stock In Trade, Timber Warehouse, and a Late Model Forklift. A successful 100% Clearance was achieved.

Between June 2009 & June 2014 whilst employed by Australia's largest Auction Group, Pickles Auctions, in Tasmania, just some of the Auctions & Valuations conducted by Andrew Wright were under instructions from Clients such as:

  • The Tasmanian Government,
  • Australian Antarctic Division,
  • Aurora Energy,
  • Tas Water,
  • Hobart City and other Tasmanian Councils,
  • Each of the big 4 Banks and other significant Financial Institutions,
  • Tasmanian & Mainland Insolvency Practitioners,
  • National Lease & Fleet Companies,
  • Leading Insurance Companies,
  • Loss Adjusters &
  • Corporate Vendors.

  • These ranged from Assets brought to the Sunderland Street Premises and sold on a regular basis, to large On Site Liquidation Auctions such as Clark Purton Civil Maintenance Pty Ltd (in Liquidation) and successful Expressions of Interest Sales for assets such as the 2003 MV Brid Venture a high value 17.5 metre Fishing Boat for a major Bank.

    Further to Vessels and Fishing Boats, Andrew Wright was asked to value three in a period of six months for another major Bank, for financial purposes.

    In 2008, wrightvaluers' experience was utilized on the mainland in Sydney. Andrew Wright from wrightvaluers was appointed by the Administrators to value the complete assets of leading Seafood Processor, Tasea Enterprises Limited, at their premises in south west Sydney. This ongoing National Experience is an important bonus for prospective and current Tasmanian Clients to take advantage of Locally and Statewide.

    Also in 2008, under instructions from the Victorian based Managing Controllers, wrightvaluers completed a comprehensive Valuation Project in the matter of the then iconic Tasmanian Company, Hartz Mineral Water.

    Under instructions from one of Tasmania's leading Insolvency Practitioners, Mr Barry Hamilton of B.K.Hamilton & Associates, Chartered Accountant, in 2006, Andrew Wright valued all the assets for major Earthmoving and Excavation Company, Comet Enterprises Pty Ltd. When this company went into administration, Andrew Wright Auctioneers & Valuers completed a major private treaty sale of assets. After the company went into liquidation, a major auction sale of assets was also completed.

    Acting under instructions from Australia's leading Auctioneers & Valuers, Gray Eisdell Timms Pty Ltd (now Graysonline), Andrew Wright in 2001 valued the assets, including the corporate art collection of the HIH Insurance Group (Joint Provisional Liquidators Appointed) Australia-wide. The HIH collapse was the largest in Australia's corporate history.

    Also under instructions from Gray Eisdell Timms Pty Ltd (now Graysonline) he assisted in the valuation of the assets belonging to the failed telco

    Under instructions from Dovebid Business Auctions & Valuations Worldwide ( in 2003 Andrew Wright valued the Corporate Art Collection, Furnishings, Sculptures and Lighting at Crown Casino in Melbourne in a major Valuation Project.

    Under instructions from Tasmanian Perpetual Trustees Ltd, the valuation and auction of the Estate of the late Joan Graney, who was the Grand Daughter of the last member of the famous Whitesides and Son Furniture Makers of Hobart Town, whose work included the President's Chair in the Tasmanian Legislative Council.

    Valuations have been undertaken for most of Australia's major banks and many finance companies.

    In the past On Site Auctions held in Southern Tasmania all under instructions from the various Vendors include:

  • Associated Plastics and ATA Engineering Pty Ltd,
  • Bender Drive Derwent Park;
  • Tassal;
  • Domeney Bros Fruit Farm, Flowerpot;
  • Historic Rose & Crown Inn, Lewisham; and
  • Charles Bremner Antiques, Battery Point.

    Recent Valuations of Tasmanian Special Interest Museums include The Tasmanian Racing Club Museum and The Devonport Maritime Museum. Also significant items from The Officers Mess at historic Anglesea Barracks, the Heritage Collection of antique furniture, art and objects belonging to The Tasmanian Ports Corporation and under instructions from the Public Trustee their Heritage Collection of antique furniture.

    Other corporate and business asset valuations completed included:

  • DRESDNER KLEINWORT WASSERSTEIN (Sydney). The Corporate Art Collection of this German Merchant Bank located in the heart of Sydney's CBD in George Street.


  • BARRENGERS TASMANIA PTY LTD (Launceston, Tasmania). The assets including machinery, vehicles and equipment of this large Tasmanian aluminium window manufacturer and glazier. After the valuation a very successful on site auction sale was conducted at a later date by Andrew Wright Auctioneers & Valuers.

  • Longacres(Andover, Tasmania). Valuation and Auction of Machinery.

  • The Hamilton Mineral Water Plant was another specialist valuation undertaken.

    On behalf of a leading national valuation company ANDREW WRIGHT completed the following major valuations in 2000. They covered a wide diverse field and included Business, Commercial, Fine Art & Industrial Assets:

    * Universal Press (Sydney)
    Publishers of the famous Gregory's Street Maps.

    * Presbyterian Church in NSW Property Trust Historic Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church Annandale NSW.

    * City of Sydney Council
    The Grand Organ (installed 1890) Sydney Town Hall.

    * The Kings School (Sydney) Australia's Oldest Independent School Established 1831.

    * State Transit Authority (Sydney) Their Boardroom.

    * Shoalhaven Council (NSW) One of NSW's largest regional councils employing over 500 staff and including NOWRA LIBRARY.

    * Phillips Fox Lawyers (Sydney) One of Australia's most eminent law firms.

    * Park Hyatt Hotel (The Rocks, Sydney) One of Australia's finest international hotels.

    * Lady Gowrie Child Care Centre (Sydney)

    * Hindmarsh Group (Canberra) One of Australia's large construction groups.

    * COASIT (Sydney) Australian Italian Assistance Organization.

    * BHP (Newcastle) The Australian Icon's Administration Building including Art and historic furniture.

    * Blacktown City Council (Sydney)

    * Baulkham Hills Shire Council (Sydney) One of NSW's largest councils employing over 450 people and including The Hills Entertainment Centre, 5 Libraries & 6 Child Care Centres.

    * Australian / New Zealand Apple & Pear Authority (Canberra)

    * Australian Horticultural Corporation

    * Eastwood Hotel (Sydney) The bars, gaming areas, restaurant, nightclub and accommodation of this large Sydney suburban hotel.

    * Goodluck Station (Turondale via Bathurst NSW) The machinery, plant, equipment and contents of this 3000 acre property.

    Your privacy is paramount. Andrew Wright has undertaken many valuation projects for both private and business clients whose names do not appear on this page. Rest assured that your confidentiality is important and will not be compromised.
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