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3 hrs ago | ITV

Mark Shand's death ruled 'an accident'

The death of Mark Shand, the Duchess of Cornwall's brother, has been ruled an accident.

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3 hrs ago | The Independent

Mark Shand death was an accident

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6 hrs ago | Forbes.com

The Unwarranted Power Of ISS In Dan Loeb Vs. Sotheby's

With his riveting campaign against global auction house Sotheby's on a crescendo, billionaire hedge fund manager Dan Loeb got the support of a heavy-hitter in the proxy-battle arena: Institutional Shareholder Services .

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10 hrs ago | Reuters

ISS recommends votes for 2 Loeb nominees to Sotheby's board

A prominent investor shareholder advisory firm recommended that Sotheby's investors should vote for two of the three board candidates suggested by activist investor Daniel Loeb.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Art Daily

Key names of the 19th century featured at Sotheby's 19th Century European Art Sale

Sotheby's 9 May 2014 19th Century European Art sale offers a comprehensive view of the category, featuring both iconic, well-known works and new discoveries by the biggest names of the genre including Courbet, Bouguereau, Corot and Alma-Tadema.

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The Washington Post

Sotheby's First-Quarter Loss Narrows as Art Sales Increase

Sotheby's, the auction house being challenged by activist investor Daniel Loeb over its leadership, said losses in the first quarter narrowed from the year earlier period as sales jumped.

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Insider Monkey

Mick McGuire's Marcato Capital Issues Another Presentation on Sotheby's

Richard McGuire of Marcato Capital Management has disclosed, in a filing with the SEC, its presentation on Sotheby's , from the "Active-Passive Investor Summit."

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Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Mark Shand Dead: Camilla Parker-Bowles' Brother Dies From Serious Head Injury

Camilla Parker-Bowles ' brother, Mark Shand , has just died from a serious head injury resulting from a fall in New York City.

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Ananova

Camilla's Brother Dies Of Head Injury After Fall

The Duchess of Cornwall's brother Mark Shand has died after suffering a serious head injury during a fall in New York.

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Greg.org

Ex Collectio: The Bernard Madoff Provenance Project

Last month I proposed that the specific artworks which had once belonged to Bernard Madoff be forever associated with him, that he and his various corporate entities which once owned title to and displayed these objects become an inextricable element of their history, discourse, and meaning.

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Bloomberg

Sotheby's employees re-hang LS Lowry's painting 'Piccadilly Circus, London' on March 21, 2014.

Shares of small-cap consumer-discretionary companies are outpacing the market on investor optimism about U.S. growth prospects, a sign analysts could increase earnings forecasts for these stocks.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Business Journal

Great Performances indeed - How an artist launched one of New York's premiere catering businesses

When Liz Neumark launched Great Performances in 1979, it was just a tiny catering service looking to serve food at weddings.

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ABC News

Love Me Do-odle! John Lennon's Drawings To Be Auctioned

The largest private collection of John Lennon's drawings and sketches will be auctioned off on June 4 by Sotheby's in New York.

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Iol.co.za

Chinese erotica not pornographic - collector

Ancient paintings of fornicating Chinese couples and phalluses made of stone are among items that Dutch art collector Ferdinand Bertholet hopes will help China reconnect with its sexually charged past.

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TheStreet.com

Marcato Capital Will Vote for Third Point's Sotheby's Slate

NEW YORK - Mick McGuire of Marcato Capital Management said on Tuesday the hedge fund will vote for Third Point Capital Management's activist slate of directors to Sotheby's "We are voting for Third Point's directors," McGuire said at the IMN Active-Passive Investor conference in New York.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

South China Morning Post

Uncultured' multibillionaire is China's biggest fine-art collector

Friends and rival collectors say Liu Yiqian, a self-made businessman, has a keener instinct for artworks than most people think Liu Yiqian owns insurance and investment companies, as well as one of the biggest private collection of art in China.

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Hispanic Business

Third Point Urges Sotheby's Stockholders to Support Its Slate...

We are confident that adding three shareholder voices to this twelve-person Board will do more to improve Sotheby's long-term growth and increase its share price than would rubber-stamping the Company's latest set of hand-picked nominees.

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Forbes.com

It's A $30 Million Bet On An Online Auction

Online-only auction house Auctionata just raised $30 million to beef up its growing bidding platform.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

John Lennon's drawings up for auction

His music is loved around the world. But many of John Lennon's original drawings and manuscripts haven't been seen for decades.

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Business Journal

Wally Findlay Galleries returns to Chicago for Navy Pier show

The inaugural Chicago International Art, Antique and Jewelry Show at Navy Pier this month will mark the return to the city of an art gallery that was for many years a high-profile fixture locally.

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