San Francisco | Los Angeles



San Francisco | Los Angeles




To help provide immediate liquidity and critical time for more strategic decisions, Onyx has the ability to deploy significant capital for a single transaction, pre-fund disposition activities, an outright multi-asset purchase across a broad range of asset classes or provide DIP financing. This ability allows us to work flexibly with our clients as both a strategic and financial partner.


In order to get the highest recoveries for our clients, Onyx utilizes customized disposition strategies and multi-channel formats ranging from immediate liquidity through outright asset purchase, private treaty / negotiated orderly sales, supply chain redirection, on-site and web-based public auctions, to monetization through discrete channels.


We work extensively with Attorneys, CRO’s, Financial Advisors, Assignees, Trustees/Receivers and other restructuring professionals to advise them on the best strategy to monetize assets. The Onyx team has over two centuries of experience and expertise in structuring and executing orderly disposition strategies, capital investments, reorganizations, online auctions and valuation projects across the globe.


In the distressed space, one often needs a true sense of value to help see the best course ahead. The Onyx team has performed thousands of appraisals and reviewed and advised on countless more. Our team includes the founder of one of the country’s leading technology valuation firms, the CTO of the Global Electronics Services Group for GE Capital, as well as a former Chair of the International Board of Examiners of the American Society of Appraisers.



Machinery & Equipment

Onyx offers customized disposition strategies to recover the highest & best values on Machinery & Equipment. We have extensive and global experience in assets classes, ranging from aerospace & defense, food processing, semiconductor, supply chain fulfillment, to biotechnology.


Our experience & market knowledge unlock the meaningful values inherent to patents brands and other intellectual property. Our expertise provides the insight on how best to structure & market IP for its highest recovery. Whether that’s Onyx’s outright purchase of an IP portfolio, the redirection to a royalty / licensing model strategy or executing a competitive sales process, we aid our clients by maximizing latent IP value.



Onyx  has the ability to deploy significant capital for a single transaction, prefund disposition activities, or an outright multi-asset purchase across a broad range of asset classes. This ability allows us to work flexibly with our clients as both a strategic and financial partner while providing immediate liquidity.

Real Estate


Real estate is a complicated asset. It can be a source of important value while also presenting legal challenges or liabilities. The Onyx team fully understands those components of risk / reward and helps our clients to properly mitigate liability risk while optimizing potential value.



Modern Times Beer & Coffee - Going Concern Asset Sale Including IP, Operating Breweries, Restaurants and Taprooms
Going Concern Asset Sale

Southern California

Ongoing Sale Process

Tarveda Therapeutics - Complete Facility Closure - Oncology Medicine Producing Laboratory, Research, Development and Testing Facility
Complete Facility Closure - Global Timed Online Auction June 9, 2022

Watertown, MA

Upcoming Sale

The Glass House - Magnificent 11 Acre Sonoma, CA Estate and Vineyard
Onyx Asset Advisors acting as Sale Advisor to the Court appointed Partition Referee - Offers / Bids due no latter than April 12, 2022

21765 Champlin Creek Lane, Sonoma, CA

Ongoing Sale Process

Auction #2 - DrinkWorks - Williston, VT - Over $50,000,000 in Original Acquisition Cost - Global Online Auction State of the Art Alcoholic Beverage Production and Pod Filling Plant
Complete Facility Closure - Global Timed Online Auction - Bidding Closed March 29, 2022

Williston, VT

Completed Sale

Magnificent Estate in one of California's Premier Wine Regions - Wine Estate and Vineyard (160 +/- Acres) in Paso Robles, CA
By Order of the US Bankruptcy Court on behalf of Richard Marshack, Chapter 7 Trustee - ESCROW CLOSED - MARCH 15, 2022

2830 Live Oak Road, Paso Robles, CA

Completed Sale Process

DrinkWorks - First Auction - Bedford, MA - Global Online Auction of New in 2017-20 Alcoholic Beverage Testing Laboratory
Complete Facility Closure - Global Timed Online Auction - March 9, 2022

Bedford, MA

Completed Sale

Plethora Corporation - Complete Facility Closure - Haas CNC Machining & Turning Tool Offering
Exceptional Offering Featuring  (27) Haas Late Model Tools. Two Day Global Online Auction - February 9-10, 2022.

Marietta, GA

Completed Sale

UGC Laboratories - Turnkey / Bulk Offering / Auction - Full Service Hemp to CBD Facility Closure. Auction Date: Dec 9, 2021
Entire Los Angeles hemp to CBD oil processing facility available as a turnkey, with a December 9, 2021 Global Online Auction of any unsold equipment.

Los Angeles, CA

Completed Sale

Sunergy California - Complete Solar Photovoltaic Manufacturing Facility Available as a Turnkey / In-Place Offering & Auction. Auction Date: Dec 1, 2021
By Order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Case No.: 21-20172-C-11- Turnkey / Bulk Offering / Auction - Complete Solar Production Facility

McClellan, CA (Sacramento Area)

Completed Sale

Commercial Real Estate - Single Asset Offering - Chapter 11 - 30590 Cochise Circle, Murrieta, CA
For Sale By Order of the US Bankruptcy Court - Single Asset Offering - 122,400 +/- SF Industrial Building on 17.47 Acre Lot -ESCROW CLOSED - September 2021

Murrieta, CA

Completed Sale Process

Amaranth Medical, Inc. - Sale of Medical Device IP & Assets
Negotiated Sale Process featuring all Company assets, including intellectual property (patents, clinical data & trademarks) of a company developing & manufacturing bioresorbable scaffolds / stents for cardiovascular interventions.

US & Singapore

Completed Sale Process

JRV Group USA - Bulk Vehicle Offering - 300+ Jeep Wranglers
By Order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Case No. 19-11095, in the matter of JRV Group USA. Bulk Offering of over 300 individual New Stock & Upfitted Jeep Wranglers

Wilmington, DE

Completed Sale Process

Barley Forge Brewing - Going Concern Sale
By Order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Case No. 8: 19-bk-13920-TA in the matter of Barley Forge Brewing Company, LLC. Negotiated Sale Process of an operating brewery & restaurant including Intellectual Property (Patents, Trademarks, & Brands)

Costa Mesa, CA

Completed Sale Process

Intarcia - Complete Facility Closure - Lab Assets Offering
With over $1.75 billion in Venture Capital investments, Intarcia developed innovative therapies utilizing a proprietary delivery system. - Global Online Auction

Hayward, CA

Completed Sale

Three Twins Ice Cream - Organic Ice Cream Manufacturer Complete Operating Plant - Real Estate & Equipment
Organic Ice Cream Company Complete Plant in Wisconson

Sheboygan, WI

Completed Sale Process



Kevin Otus

K. Kevin Otus

Managing Partner

Paul Buie


Managing Director

Steve Gross


Chief Financial Officer


Rick Briggs

Managing Director

Kyle Pesonen



Mark Appleget

Mark Appleget

Managing Director


Paul Edstrom

Paul Edstrom

Managing Director


Hal White

Hal White

Managing Director





A sample of some of the diverse industries we have served are: