Tag Archive: Falcon Fine Art

Falcon Fine Art’s Tim Hunter speaks to Sky’s Ian King on da Vinci auction

Yesterday evening, Falcon Fine Art’s Vice President, Dr. Tim Hunter, appeared on Sky News  – discussing the importance of Christie’s auction of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi”. Referred to as “the biggest discovery of the 21st century,” the painting dates back to around 1500 and was lost for nearly 140 years after belonging to King Charles I …

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The art of art lending: Falcon Fine Art’s Tim Hunter discusses the use of art as collateral

The art-secured lending market is booming. In fact, according to report by Deloitte Luxembourg and ArtTactic, the market has expanded to an estimated US$15-US$19 billion of loans outstanding in the U.S loan. Yet, in a guest article for Wealth Briefing, Tim Hunter, Vice President of Falcon Fine Art, discusses the reasons why using fine art …

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Falcon Fine Art’s Tim Hunter features on ArtTactic Podcast

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Adam Green, Host, speaks to Tim Hunter, Vice President, about Falcon Fine Art. More specifically, Tim talks through how FFA’s clients obtain loans against their artworks, the type of collectors they target and the common reasons why they need capital from their artworks. Also, Tim explains how Falcon differentiates itself …

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Falcon Fine Art interviews the dealers at Masterpiece, as featured on Private Art Investor

This year’s Masterpiece, arguably the biggest date in the UK art lover’s diary, coincided with another key date – Britain’s historic “Leave” vote in the EU referendum. In the most recent edition of Private Art Investor, Tim Hunter, Vice President of Falcon Fine Art, takes the temperature at the fair – exploring the trends across the …

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Falcon Fine Art discusses navigating art investment for Yacht Investor

Prestigious and cherished – with historical as well as aesthetic worth – fine art can have extraordinary value as an asset. What’s more, it has the enviable ability to become more valuable as time passes – something yacht investors, who often see their assets decrease in value over time, will appreciate. Writing for Yacht Investor, Clémence …

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Private Art Investor interviews Falcon Fine Art at this year’s Masterpiece

While Masterpiece is primarily centred on dealers, it attracts a wide variety of fascinating and important players. Certainly, art financiers play a crucial role – pumping liquidity into the art market, and facilitating purchases across the industry. In the most recent edition of Private Art Investor, Tim Hunter, Vice President of art financier Falcon Fine …

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Falcon Fine Art’s latest hire reported in City AM

Specialist art financier, Falcon Fine Art, has announced the hire of Clemence Petit, Business Development Manager. As reported in City AM, Clemence has extensive experience in the European private banking and non-bank financing industry, having previously held roles at Credit Lyonnais Securities, BNP Paribas and Gamma Finance. She will focus on developing relationships to encourage …

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Falcon Fine Art adds to team, as reported in Wealth Briefing, Private Art Investor and the Art Newspaper

Specialist art financier, Falcon Fine Art, has announced the appointment of a new Business Development Manager to further propel its growth. Sharon Grob, a luxury asset expert, will focus on leveraging relationships with family offices, private banks and wealth managers to encourage the use of art financing. Based in London, Sharon brings a wealth of …

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Falcon Fine Art expands business that allows borrowers to keep their works as described in The Art Newspaper

In a recent article, Melanie Gerlis, The Art Newspaper, discusses Falcon Fine Art’s (FFA) expanding business outside of the US market, having recently developed a custom-made loan for a client in Ireland. FFA, headed by the former Christie’s director Tim Hunter is gradually beginning to make progress navigating restrictions outside of the US which prevent …

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Falcon Fine Art featured in The New York Times

Falcon Fine Art has been featured in The New York Times, in an article discussing the growing appeal of art as collateral in a fickle market. The article refers to Falcon Fine Art as one of two big self-financed lenders offering non-recourse loans secured by art. Since opening in January 2015, Falcon has arranged about $50 million in loans …

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