Archive for May, 2007

BOLLYWOOD POSTERS FOR SALE AT BONHAMS

| May 31, 2007

More than 50 posters from India’s vibrant Hindi cinema industry – widely known as Bollywood – will be sold at Bonhams Rock n Roll & Film Memorabilia sale at Bonhams in Knightsbridge on Wednesday 20 June 2007. Bollywood allows a fascinating window into Indian life and culture. Presented in a mixture of Hindi and Urdu, […]

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BONHAMS FIRST SALE OF INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS IN NEW YORK

| May 31, 2007

Bonhams will hold their first dedicated International Contemporary Ceramics auction in New York, USA on Tuesday 5 June 2007. This groundbreaking and diverse sale will feature the most ambitious post-war Contemporary Ceramic Art representing several countries including Britain, America, Japan, France, Spain, Denmark, Mexico and Kenya. Bonhams Director of Contemporary Ceramics, Ben William, comments, “The […]

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ADESA and Insurance Auto Auctions Report First Quarter 2007 Results

| May 30, 2007

ADESA, Inc., a leading provider of wholesale vehicle auctions and used vehicle dealer floorplan financing, and Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc., a leading provider of automotive salvage and claims processing services in the United States, today reported their first quarter financial results. Acquisition of ADESA by Private Equity Group As previously announced, the acquisition of ADESA […]

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Consumers Are Catching Auction Fever

| May 30, 2007

With over $257 billion in goods and services sold in 2006, more and more consumers are turning to auctions to do business. This spring and summer, thousands of eager and anxious buyers will head outdoors in search of great deals and exciting auctions. Whether it is a real estate auction or a local charity auction, […]

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Multimedia Games™ Board of Directors Authorizes Modified Dutch Auction Tender Offer for $25 Million of Its Common Stock

| May 30, 2007

Board of Directors Concludes Strategic Review Process Multimedia Games To Webcast Annual Shareholder Meeting Multimedia Games, Inc. (Nasdaq:MGAM) (“Multimedia”) announced today that it intends to initiate a modified Dutch auction self-tender to purchase up to $25 million of its common stock at a range of $12.25 to $13.50 per share. The low end of the […]

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Auctioneers From Across The Country Visit Nations Capitol To Educate Members Of Congress About Industry

| May 28, 2007

Members of the National Auctioneers Association from across the country joined their fellow auctioneers in Washington, D.C. this week to educate members of Congress about the auction industry and its impact on the U.S. economy. The two-day Auction Action on Capitol Hill Day event included seminars on federal legislation impacting the industry and training sessions […]

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Bonhams worlds first South African art sale in London smashes three auction records

| May 25, 2007

Wednesday 23 May 2007, Bonhams became the first international auction house in the world to hold a sale dedicated to South African art outside of South Africa. Enthusiastic bidders packed the saleroom at Bonhams in London, 101 New Bond Street as three world record prices were smashed by some of the country’s major artists. The […]

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