Art & Collectibles

Art Collectibles Alternative Investments

Arts and collectibles are a distinct category in alternative investments, set apart by the majority of alternative assets (other than timberland investment) for the fact that they are very much tangible assets.

The asset class can include anything from fine wine to stamps, antiques and classic cars, and on the whole the class is seeing an increase in interest from investors keen to move away from less tangible financial products as the recession still hangs in people’s minds. At least if the value of a bottle of wine plummets, you still have a bottle of wine to enjoy! READ MORE…

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modligliani art investment

A new firm could help investors to more reliably predict returns on investment when purchasing works of art. Arthena is a start-up firm based in New York, which has attracted the backing of Y Combinator, Beamonte Investments and Foundation Capital and is working alongside Charles Schwab brokerage. It uses big

art a top alternative investment

Could fine art be the next alternatives market to truly take off? According to Deloitte’s fifth Art & Finance Report, it might well be, after forecasting that rich investors will spend $2.7 trillion (£2.1 trillion). Deloitte’s report polled 69 private banks – including 27 family offices – as well as

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