Mark Appleget


Mr. Appleget is a veteran of the semiconductor capital equipment business, having worked in both the asset-management and OEM sectors. His specialties lie within the equipment sales spectrum, from sourcing high value semiconductor systems for remarketing to identifying arbitrage opportunities of available assets that could lead to fee-based opportunities, cultivating sales channels to redeploy speculative assets and developing contractual remarketing programs.


B9 Partners, LLC

Managing Partner (Jan 2014 – Present)

Responsible for sourcing and evaluating opportunities for an equipment trading business focused on used front-end semiconductor manufacturing equipment. The firm works within the secondary market to acquire assets, either on its own or with investors and then remarkets those assets either as-is, or after refurbishment by partnering with OEM/3rd party companies.

KeyAssets Financial LLC

Senior VP Equipment Sales (Aug 2010 – Oct 2013)

Responsible for overseeing equipment sales to existing and new customer base.

Babcock & Brown

Sales Manager (Sep 2006 – Aug 2010)

Part of a semiconductor equipment/finance division of Babcock and Brown (Asset Management/Investment Bank). Specialize in remarketing of semiconductor manufacturing assets and financial asset management strategies.

Affiliations & Certifications

Secondary Equipment Consortium Network (SEC/N)


University of Iowa—Bachelors of Science, General Science