From left to right back: Willie Meyer (GWK: Head of Auctions), Jaco Troskie (Unyati Distinguished Wildlife: Founder and CEO), Wilna Richter (GWK: Client Service Manager), Neil Rex (New Wycombe: Owner), Sarel Cilliers (GWK: Business Head Auctions North) Front left to right: Magriet Groenewald (Unyati Distinguished Wildlife: Marketing Manager), Ben van der Westhuizen (Unyati Distinguished Wildlife: CFO), Ashley Regal (Unyati Distinguished Wildlife: PA)
  • Unyati Distinguished Wildlife Auction, 20 May 2017

  • GWK chosen as successful auctioneer

  • Unyati Distinguished Wildlife pure bloodline breeding and genetic diversity of wildlife species

Unyati Distinguished Wildlife and GWK announced that they will be joining forces in hosting the renowned Unyati Distinguished Wildlife 2017 Auction.

The auction will take place on 20 May 2017 at Unyati’s newly developed auction venue near Kimberley in the Northern Cape Province and will also boast genetics from guest sellers Neil Rex (New Wycombe) and Paul Neethling (Langberg).

Unyati was established by nature enthusiast and passionate game farmer, Jaco Troskie, early in 2007. The property lies on prime bush and lush grasslands in the Northern Cape and Free State Provinces.

Unyati is known for its pure bloodline breeding and genetic diversity in wildlife species. Jaco Troskie’s love for wildlife and nature inspires the deep desire to build a legacy for future generations to inherit.

He believes in pushing the boundaries of innovation, optimally impacting the wildlife industry by breeding legendary genetics.
GWK’s innovation, enthusiasm and their commitment to become a leading player in the wildlife arena, convinced Jaco to partner with GWK as the preferred auction house.

“I believe in taking hands with a company that shares my vision and passion in becoming a pioneer in the game industry. GWK undoubtedly surpassed all expectations”, Jaco Troskie said.

GWK follows a structured approach that includes financing options, event management and marketing support.

GWK is an innovative leader in the agricultural, trade and retail industries with more than 50 years of experience and is always discovering new and better ways to do business in order to move the boundaries of agriculture. This philosophy will also be applied in the wildlife industry.

Willie Meyer, Head of GWK Auctions said: “We are excited about this opportunity and are looking forward to the journey with Jaco Troskie and Unyati. We as GWK want to reassure the game industry of our utmost commitment to become one of the leading role players in the industry.”

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