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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fine wines

Investment in fine wine “significantly and consistently outperforms” investment in art, antiques, and cars, a new report by fine wine investment management company Vin-X suggests. The firm compared the performance of wine with other alternative or ‘treasure’ assets that occupy a similar space in the minds of investors – highly

records / vinyl collecting

First there was the CD. Then the MP3. Then smartphones. Then Spotify. All these formats and services were supposed to herald the death of the vinyl record, with music fans expected to shun their physical stores of music in favour of purely digital versions instead. Didn’t happen. For some reason

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