Posts Tagged ‘ Third Point LLC ’

Tad Smith, New President and Chief Executive of Sotheby's.

The suits take over Sotheby’s

Mar 23rd, 2015 | By

Sotheby’s have revealed their new President is Tad Smith, the former head of Madison Square Gardens.  Mr Smith acknowledges he knows nothing about art or the art world but apparently likes Ai Weiwei and Damien Hirst (which confirms he knows nothing about art).  He said he recently bought a photograph of a floating ballet dancer
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Olivier Reza, one of the candidates suggested by Loeb to join the Sotheby's board

Third Point counters Sotheby’s latest position

Apr 15th, 2014 | By

Dan Loeb’s Third Point LLC has produced a vigorous response to Sotheby’s latest position by submitting a well researched new filing to the  SEC.  In a form schedule 14A, citing ‘Definitive Additional Materials,’  Third Point shows how that slumping profits and falling revenue back up their claims that Sotheby’s needs some new directors, a clearer vision
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Daniel S. Laub, founder and major shareholder in Third Point LLC

Activist investor Dan Loeb attacks Sotheby’s

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By

Activist investor, Daniel S. Loeb, has revealed that his hedge fund, Third Point, is now the largest shareholder in Sotheby’s holding 9.3% of the outstanding shares.  Known for his stellar results and previous shareholder activism at Sony and Yahoo Loeb has now turned his sights on Sotheby’s writing an open letter asking for the resignation of
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