Sotheby's Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call Invitation

Sotheby's Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call Invitation

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sotheby's (NYSE:BID) will be
holding its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012 earnings conference call on
Thursday, February 28, 2013. The call will be hosted by Bill Ruprecht,
President and Chief Executive Officer, and Bill Sheridan, Chief Financial
Officer, at 4:45 PM EST. The call will consist of a brief discussion of the
Company's results followed by a question and answer period.

Domestic callers should dial 888-371-8897 and international callers should
dial 970-315-0479. The call reservation number is 96854563. Please establish a
line approximately 10 minutes prior to the call beginning.

To listen to the conference call via web cast, please go to:
http://investor.shareholder.com/bid/events.cfm. You will need Windows Media
Player or Real Player to access the call. Please download either of these
programs before the call begins.

Please call 212-894-1023 with any questions.

CONTACT: Investor Relations
         212 894 1023
         Jennifer Park
         Jennifer.Park@Sothebys.com