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For Auctions, An Auction is an excellent way to attain real value for any assets that you may wish to sell. CIA Conducts about 60 auctions annually nationwide, spanning all genre's of commercial and industrial equipment.


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For Acquisitions, We are interested in the acquisition of your business as a package including machinery and equipment, real estate, accounts receivable and product line. CIA has the capital and capability to complete transactions in a timely manner.


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For Appraisals, We perform appraisals for Lending Institutions, Financial Consultants, State and Federal Courts, Turn Around Management Companies along with Private Individuals nationwide. We have the experts on staff to provide you with an accurate valuation of your equipment.

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Why should you hire us for all your asset management needs?

The credibility of any company lies in its past success. Fifty years in the asset management industry has afforded CIA a reputation that is second to none. We are a nationwide provider of asset disposition, auction and appraisal services with thousands of satisfied clients and customers. These services are rendered to a variety of organizations including: business, industry, lending institutions, turnaround management, leasing companies, federal and local courts, and governmental agencies.

CIA has sold hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of machinery, equipment and real estate at auction. Our client base spans the continent; CIA takes pride in designing unique disposition programs for all of our clients; from Sunbeam in Mexico City, Mexico to GSW Heating Products in Edmonton, Ontario. We have the power to spread the word literally far and wide to all your potential buyers.

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An auction is an excellent way to attain real value for any machinery and equipment you may wish to sell.  We at CIA want to help your company realize a maximum return on that equipment via well-publicized auctions that afford numerous potential buyers an opportunity to purchase through competitive bidding. Read more.

Acquisition | Liquidation

CIA purchases entire plants or one machine.  From the purchase of the manufacturing operations of the largest paper making machinery company in the world with over 25 million in assets to the purchase of a single Bridgeport milling machine, we can accommodate all your needs. Read more.


CIA can provide current and accurate asset appraisals for many different categories of equipment. By maintaining an active role in the international industrial and commercial marketplace, CIA can provide current and accurate asset appraisals for many different categories of equipment. CIA performs appraisals for leading organizations such as lending institutions, financial consultants, state and federal courts, turnaround management companies along with private individuals. Read more.

Who do we service?

Corporations | Business Owners

From Fortune 500 corporations such as P&G, GE, Pitney Bowes, FMC to Forsyth Industries, a small manufacturing concern that closed it business after 40 years, CIA provides asset disposition services for companies large and small, coast to coast from Canada to Mexico and everywhere in between. Whether it is an expert appraisal for one item or disposition of an entire business, CIA stands ready to meet your specific needs.

Bankers | Financial Consultants

From appraisals for loans to asset disposition in workout situations, CIA provides banks and turnaround managers factual information and accurate valuations on which they can rely.

Trustees | Receivers

In critical situations, both bankruptcy trustees and court appointed receivers can count on CIA for accurate asset evaluations and expert asset disposition skills.  Machinery, equipment, inventory, product lines and intellectual property… CIA can turn unneeded assets into cash fast.

Contact Jerome A. Luggen at or Jeffrey M. Luggen at for more information.

How may we assist you?

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» Need an Auctioneer?

» Closing a Business?

» Liquidating a Company?

» Selling Surplus?

» Need an Appraisal?

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Proposal options.

» Commission

» Buyer's Premium

» Guaranteed 

» Cash Offer

» Real Estate

CIA offers time tested options to maximize the return and minimize the risk for our clients

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Cincinnati, OH 45214

Phone: 513-241-9701
Fax: 513-241-6760

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