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The rise of art-lending: FFA’s Guy Vassiere writes for ePrivate Client

Besides being a passion and a lifestyle for many collectors, art is also increasingly being seen as a safe investment at a time of great economic uncertainty. Having shown longevity and substance, many investors view art as an alternative asset class – and an ideal way to diversify their portfolios. Meanwhile, the emergence of great …

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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 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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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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