Established in 1872, ANM Group is acknowledged today as one of the most progressive and forward-looking co-operative businesses in the UK serving the farming, commercial and industrial sectors. With its established roots in the agricultural sector, as a co-operative business, ANM represents and works for its 5,000 members and 20,000 customers, many of whom are key producers for the food and drink industry in the north and north east of Scotland. The Group’s headquarters at Thainstone is one of the largest and modern auction marts in Europe, the group is also located in Glasgow, Elgin, Caithness, Orkney and Shetland.
Over the years, the business has grown and diversified to provide a wider, more complete range of services for its members and customers. Livestock auctioneering and marketing is the core business however ANM group also has interests in land and property, commercial and industrial plant and machinery and equipment, vehicles, antiques and furniture and catering and events. With annual throughput of £125 million, an asset base of more than £27 million and share capital investment of £7 million from members, this innovative approach to diversification has resulted in ANM Group becoming one of the most successful co-operative businesses in the UK.