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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The dealers at Masterpiece – an interview with Steven Beale, Trinity House and Dario Mottola, Scultura Italiana

Masterpiece is arguably the biggest date in the UK art lover’s diary. Of course, the 2016 fair coincided with another key date, occurring in the direct aftermath of Britain’s historic “Leave” vote in the EU referendum. Tim Hunter, Vice President of art financier Falcon Fine Art, takes the temperature at …

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The financier at Masterpiece – an interview with Tim Hunter, Falcon Fine Art

While Masterpiece is the dealer’s domain, it attracts a whole host of fascinating and important players. Certainly, art financiers play a crucial role – pumping liquidity into the art market, and facilitating purchases across the industry. Tim Hunter, Vice President of art financier Falcon Fine Art – a co-partner of …

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To buy, or not to buy – and what are the questions? Falcon Fine Art at Masterpiece 2015

The art market panel held by Falcon Fine Art at Masterpiece 2015 discussed what questions and considerations collectors must address when buying artworks Masterpiece 2015 once again opened its doors in the grounds of the Chelsea Royal Hospital, hosting over 34,000 visitors looking to buy art (or perhaps just looking). …

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Falcon Fine Art formally launches at the Gherkin

More than 200 people attended the formal launch of Falcon Fine Art at the top of 30 St Mary Axe, the iconic building in the City of London, better known as the Gherkin, on October 13 Dr Tim Hunter, vice president of Falcon Fine Art, welcomed guests and explained how …

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Falcon Fine Art: “We have the money and we are ambitious.”

Falcon Group has launched Falcon Fine Art, a new division focused on art finance. The fast growing specialist finance company believes the market is under served and that it can compete with private banks by not requiring banking relationships or a commitment to keep assets under management. Borrowers in England …

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