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Sotheby's (NYSE:BID)

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Volume: 6.9K
SECTOR
Consumer Services
INDUSTRY
Other Consumer Services
MARKET CAP
$2.5B

Company Description

Sotheby's is a global art business company. The company operates through three segments: Agency, Principal and Finance. The Agency segment matches buyers and sellers of authenticated fine art, decorative art, and jewelry through the auction or private sale process. It primarily effected through the major auction houses, numerous art dealers, smaller auction houses, and also directly between collectors. The Principal segment include the sale of artworks that have been purchased and, to a lesser extent, retail wine sales and the activities of Acquavella Modern Art an equity investee. The Finance segment conducts art-related financing activities by providing certain collectors and dealers with loans secured by works of art. It also involves in brand licensing activities. Sotheby's was founded by Samuel Baker in 1744 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Contact Information

Sotheby's
1334 York Avenue
New York New York 10021
P:(212) 606-7000
Investor Relations:
(212) 894-1023

Employees

Shareholders

Other institutional67.29%
Mutual fund holders41.64%
Individual stakeholders11.63%

Top Executives

Thomas S. SmithPresident, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Bruno VinciguerraChief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
Patrick S. McClymontChief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
David B. UlmerSVP, Chief Technology & Administration Officer
Jene A. LevineSenior VP & Director-Worldwide Compliance