Sotheby's

Sotheby's

Sotheby's

Overview
Date Founded

2006

Headquarters

1334 York Avenue, New York, NY, 10021, USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

1,713

Industries

Other Business & Consulting Services
Retail: Other
Consumer Services
Real Estate

Company Description

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Executives & Employees

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer

Executive Director, Trusts & Estates

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Executive Vice President & Worldwide General Counsel

Chief Commercial Officer & Executive Vice President

Senior Vice President, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

Chairman of Business Development, Europe

Chairman, North & South America

Chairman & Managing Director, Japan

Chairman, Israel

Board of Directors

Chairman at Tom Ford International LLC

Former Chancellor at University of Derby

Founder at Third Point LLC

Member of the Charitable Board of Directors at YMCA of Greater New York

Senior Advisor at Bridge Growth Partners LLC

Former Partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Co-Founder at Activate Strategy Inc.

Founder at MAEVA Group LLC

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Sotheby's

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TAIKANG AMC (HK)is an active manager which utilizes the TAIKANG AMC investment philosophy: 'Research drives investment, professionalism creates value'. The firm shares research and investment resources with their parent.

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Third Point employs an event-driven, value-oriented strategy that spans a broad range of industries, geographies and asset classes. The firm identifies opportunities using a combination of top-down asset allocation decisions and a bottom-up, value-oriented approach to single security analysis. They make investments globally, in both developed and emerging markets, in all sectors, and in equity, credit, commodity, currency, options and other instruments. Third Point prefers event-driven situations, in which they believe that a catalyst, either intrinsic or extrinsic, will unlock value or alter conditions through which the greater market values a particular investment. The firm invests in publicly-traded and privately placed debt and equity securities in the following strategies: Long or Short Special Situation and Value Equities; Long or Short High-Yield Corporate Credit; Long or Short Distressed Corporate Credit; Long or Short ABS; Risk Arbitrage; Long or Short Physical and Exchange-Traded Commodities; and Long or Short Currencies or Government Debt. Third Point may also engage in various transactions in foreign securities; credit default swaps; futures and swaps; venture capital, private equity and direct real estate investments; and securities options strategies.

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VVP seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in publicly-traded companies that are believed to be both undervalued and possessing a sustainable competitive advantage. The firm uses fundamental bottom-up analysis to identify companies believed to have sustainable competitive advantages allowing them to produce free cash flow and earn superior cash returns on capital. They seeks to invest in businesses that are run by ethical, capable, shareholder-oriented management teams that also are good operators and understand the importance of capital allocation. VVP then focuses their analysis on the difference between the price of the company's securities and their estimate of the intrinsic value of the securities. An investment becomes more attractive as the difference between value over price expands and the margin of safety increases. The firm generally invests larger amounts of a client's assets in companies determined to have lower price-to-value ratios and reduce capital committed to companies determined to have higher price-to-value ratios.

Recent Transactions
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Sotheby's purchases Viyet, Inc. from Compound Advisor LLC, FFF Management Co. LLC, Rosecliff Venture Partners

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Sotheby's purchases Thread Genius, Inc. from Right Side Capital Management LLC, TechStars Central LLC

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Sotheby's purchases Art Agency Partners Holdings LLC

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onSotheby's purchases Viyet, Inc. from Compound Advisor LLC, FFF Management Co. LLC, Rosecliff Venture Partners

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Advised onSotheby's purchases Viyet, Inc. from Compound Advisor LLC, FFF Management Co. LLC, Rosecliff Venture Partners

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Advised onSotheby's purchases Art Agency Partners Holdings LLC

Associate

Advised onSotheby's purchases Thread Genius, Inc. from Right Side Capital Management LLC, TechStars Central LLC

Advisors & Consultants
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Partner at Jones Day

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Partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

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Chairman at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Clients

Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) is a global leader in real estate franchising with company-owned real estate brokerage operations doing business under its franchise systems as well as relocation and title services. Realogy's brands and business units include Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial®, The Corcoran Group®, ERA®, Sotheby's International Realty®, NRT LLC, Cartus and Title Resource Group. Collectively, Realogy's franchise system members operate approximately 13,600 offices with 239,000 independent sales associates doing business in 102 countries around the world. Realogy is headquartered in Madison, N.J.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$1.85B
Total Enterprise Value
$2.77B
Earnings Per Share
$2.1
Revenue
$1.04B
EBITDAMargin
21.16%
EBITDA
$219M
Net Profit
$107M
Enterprise Value Sales
2.67x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
12.64x
TEVNet Income
25.89x
Debt TEV
0.34x
Total Equity
$441M
Total Debt
$932M
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
2.51%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
3.94%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Investments
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RM Auctions, Inc. operates car auctioning dealerships. It offers cars to car collectors. The firm's services encompass e auctions, restoration, appraisals, collection advice, private treaties, and estate sales. The company was founded by Rob Myers, Dan Warrener, and Mike Fairbairn in 1991 and is headquartered in Blenheim, Canada.

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Traina Interactive Corp. is based in San Francisco and specializes in providing a direct connection between select audiences and the luminaries they admire. Founded and funded by Bay Area artists, athletes and entrepreneurs, the company is committed to creating unique marketplaces, delivering extraordinary experiences with extraordinary people, and helping society in everything we do. Traina Interactive Corp. owns and operates IfOnly, which offers members unique and memorable experiences with top luminaries in the fields of food, wine, golf and more.

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Arta Shipping, Inc. operates as an online double sided marketplace for fine art. It offers antiques and furniture. The company was founded by Adam Fields and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Investors
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Co-Founder at Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation

Suppliers
Omnicom Group, Inc. Consumer Services | NEW YORK, NY

Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) is a strategic holding company that manages a portfolio of global market leaders. Our companies operate in the disciplines of advertising, marketing services, specialty communications, interactive/digital media and media buying services.

The New York Times Co. Internet Software & Services | New York, NY

The New York Times Co. is a media organization, which engages in creating, collecting, and distributing news and information. It includes newspapers, print, and digital products and investments and operates through The New York Times, NYTimes.com, and mobile applications. The company was founded by Henry Jarvis Raymond and George Jones on September 18, 1851 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Dentsu, Inc. Other Business & Consulting Services | Tokyo, TY

Dentsu Inc. engages in the advertising and communication-related solution services. It operates through Japan and International segments. The Japan segment offers marketing design, creative sphere, digital and social media content, communication design, promotions, data solutions, and social solutions. It also offers consulting services, software products, comprehensive network services, real estate management and sale, and non-life insurance agencies. The International segment provides global network and multi-market brands. The company was founded by Hoshiro Mitsunaga on July 1, 1901 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Competitors
Financière Pinault SCA Investment Services & Portfolio Management - Paris, IF

Financière Pinault SCA operates as a holding company with interests in the provision of investment consulting service. The firm manages and runs non-life insurance companies. The company was founded by François Pinault in 1992 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

MCH Group AG Other Business & Consulting Services - Basel, BS

MCH Group AG engages in live marketing, which offers a network services in the exhibition and event markets. Its services includes exhibitions, infrastructure, stand construction, event management and event technology. The company operates through the following divisions: Exhibitions, Venues and Live Marketing Solutions. The Exhibitions division includes watch, jewelry and art shows. The Venues division offers exhibition areas. The Live Marketing Solutions business provides services in the field of event management, stand construction and fittings. It also offers technical systems for organized events. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.

China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Advertising & Marketing - Beijing, BE

Part of Beijing Jiatai Hengye Investment Co., Ltd., China Guardian Auctions Co. Ltd. is a company headquartered in Beijing, China. The firm provides auctioneering services. It was founded by Yi Fei Li.

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