Turnover: 523 million EUR (2021)

Country: France

The Hotel Drouot is a major auction house in Paris, known for fine art, antiques and antiques. It is composed of 16 rooms hosting 70 independent auction companies, which operate under the umbrella of Drouot. The company's main site, called Drouot-Richelieu, is located on rue Drouot in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, on a site formerly occupied by the Salle Le Peletier of the Paris Opera. The nearest metro station is Richelieu - Drouot.

The other sites are Drouot-Montaigne, Drouot-Montmartre, and Drouot-Véhicules. Details of upcoming sales are published in the weekly Gazette de l'Hôtel Drouot, sold on newsstands and by subscription. Hôtel Drouot ranks fifth among Parisian auction houses in terms of turnover, after Sotheby's, Christie's, Artcurial and Ader-Picard-Tajan.

News

Drouot.com emancipates itself from the auction house 18/03/2024

Proceeds auctioned to Internet users in 2023: 344 million euros, representing a 3.5-fold increase in 4 years.

  • Online sales in 2023: - 1,400 auctions.
  • - Number of registered bidders 290,000.
  • - Goods sold : 204,000 lots.

Customer base:

  • - average age of Drouot.com account holders 45.
  • - Share of professional buyers down from 31% to 23%, in favor of private buyers.
  • - 58% of buyers come from France, with strong representation from the USA, UK and Belgium.

Expansion of the platform:

  • - 785 homes for sale by 2023, representing a two-fold increase in 4 years.
  • - One in three sales by a foreign player.
  • - 170 European houses, excluding France and Belgium, conducted 1,800 sales in 2023.
  • - Nearly 60 houses operating outside the European Union, from around ten countries.

Competition:

  • - Interenchères saw its live and online art sales increase by 5%, totaling 248 million euros.
  • - Drouot.com faces several international competitors, including Lot-Tissimo in Germany and The Saleroom in England.

Financial Data

DUNS: 529219776

Legal Name: DROUOT ENCHERE

Address: 9 RUE DROUOT , 75009 PARIS 9

Number of employees: Entre 20 et 49 salariés (2020)

Capital: 3 424 120 EUR


Financial Data:

Year 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Turnover 4 657 095 9 863 792 10 225 688 11 077 201 11 366 626 11 127 965 -
Gross margin (€) 4 659 184 9 914 685 10 246 113 11 101 163 11 451 882 11 149 741 -
EBITDA (€) -2 236 277 158 735 172 785 650 059 541 614 10 433 -
Operating profit (€) -2 800 073 -635 222 -721 943 -251 975 -323 997 -874 076 -
Net profit (€) -2 798 313 -489 598 -719 966 -249 656 225 473 -874 525 -
Turnover growth rate (%) -52,8 -3,5 -7,7 -2,5 2,1 - -
Ebitda margin rate (%) -48 1,6 1,7 5,9 4,8 0,1 -
Operating margin rate (%) -60,1 -6,4 -7,1 -2,3 -2,9 -7,9 -
Working Capital (turnover days) 22,3 -180,5 -178,3 -161,7 -161,9 -153,1 -
Working Capital requirements (turnover days) -24,2 -1,1 1,2 3,3 -0,5 -2,8 -
Net margin (%) -60,1 -5 -7 -2,3 2 -7,9 -
Added value / Turnover (%) -1,9 31,8 31,2 32,5 28,7 25,3 -
Wages and social charges (€) 2 076 218 2 664 773 2 729 866 2 617 546 2 539 752 2 495 558 -
Salaries / Turnover (%) 44,6 27 26,7 23,6 22,3 22,4 -

Company Managers:

Position First Name Last Name Age Linkedin
Président Alexandre Giquello 53
Directeur général Brice Marie Badin 44

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