Art Finance

Art-backed financing grows in sophistication

Forget Brexit and market jitters, art-backed financing has a strong year ahead. Tim Hunter, Vice President of art financier Falcon Fine Art, explains. Deloitte/ArtTactic’s 2017 art market survey reported that political and economic uncertainty is the biggest risk to the art market in 2018. Really? While no market is completely …

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Art Finance

Falcon Fine Art closes landmark deal in Ireland

The art financing deal will allow a collector to keep artworks on their wall for the duration of the financing period – one of the first of its kind with an art financier outside the US or UK Falcon Fine Art, the specialist art financier, has closed a loan for …

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Berenberg Bank Art Consult

Hamburg’s Berenberg Bank has been serving clients for an impressive 425 years. Although, it rarely offers direct art loans it is not ignoring art as an asset class. The bank’s Berenberg Art Consult group is an in house art advisory service offering consultancy on valuations, recommendations for purchase and the …

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Art FinanceArt FundsNews

Arthena: Crowd Funding in the art world

From new companies to funding personal missions Crowdfunding has come of age. You can even contribute £10 towards the Greek Bailout fund online, with varying levels of contribution offering a variety of personal rewards from a Greek food basket to a postcard of the Greek prime minister. Arthena a new …

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Art FinanceArt Lending

Find art finance: Art lenders and financiers

If you are looking to borrow against art you own, there have never been so many options. The following institutions all specialize in art lending and could help finance your collection. Actif-Art French art leasing company. Offers leases of between 13 months and 48 months. ArtAssure Founded by Asher Edelman, …

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Art FinanceArt Lending

Thomas González Art Loans: Financing dealers and collectors

Based in Berlin and established in 2009, Thomas González Art Loans lends to dealers and collectors wanting to invest in art. We asked founder Thomas González, about his company and the state of the art market. Why should someone use art financing? Thomas González Art Loans offer art loans as …

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Art Law

How Does Fine Art Shape Up as an Asset?

With the second  and final part of the Geneva art law foundations conference series ‘Risks, Rules and Opportunities in Art conference last week, Nicholas O’Donnell author of the Art Law Report runs through how he found the conference. Nicholas O’Donnell The Art Law Foundation in Geneva (Fondation pour le droit …

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