Guy Vaissière discusses the rise of art-lending for ePrivate Client
Writing for ePrivateclient, Guy Vaissière, Falcon Fine Art’s Head of Business Development Manager, discusses the rise of art-lending at a time of great economic uncertainty, as well as the advantages that art finance can offer.
Falcon Fine Art's Tim Hunter interviewed by Sky's Ian King
Tim Hunter, Falcon Fine Art’s Vice President, speaks to Sky’s Ian King about the art market, the growing use of art as an asset, as well as the challenges of art-backed finance.. Click on this link to see Tim’s interview on Sky News:
Falcon Fine Art's Tim Hunter interviewed on BBC
The media frenzy surrounding the sale of the Leonardo da Vinci meant Tim Hunter was in demand to give market commentary and specialist expertise to a number of international media organisations including BBC, Sky, ITN, Channel 5, RTE, Classic FM and REN-TV (Russia). Click on this link to see Tim’s interview on BBC News:
Exploring the growing use of art-secured lending among collectors
Writing for Wealth Briefing, Tim Hunter, Vice President, explores growing use of art-secured lending among collectors. However, while the art-secured lending market is booming, using fine art as collateral is not without its challenges.
Tim Hunter - ArtTactic Podcast
Speaking on the ArtTactic Podcast, Tim Hunter, Vice President, walks through how clients obtain loans against their artworks, the type of collectors FFA targets and the common reasons why they need capital from their artworks. He also explains how differentiates itself from competing art lenders.
Falcon Fine Art’s Tim Hunter feature for Artsy magazine.
Falcon Fine Art’s Tim Hunter and Guy Vaissiere discuss the pros and cons of borrowing against your art collection in a feature for Artsy magazine.
Tim Hunter writing the latest edition of *Global Investor*
Writing the latest edition of *Global Investor*, Tim Hunter, Vice President of Falcon Fine Art, discusses the opportunities and challenges involved in
using art as collateral.
Falcon Fine Art featured in, La Gazette Drouot, discussing the advantages of art financing.
Falcon Fine Art has been featured in the French art magazine, La Gazette Drouot, discussing the advantages of art financing.
FFA seals deal in Belgium
Falcon Fine Art has completed a deal in Belgium, leveraging a collection of museum quality works – demonstrating the rise of art financing across Europe. Antiques Trade Gazette reports
City AM report on FFA hire
Falcon Fine Art has hired Guy Vaissière as business development manager, as reported in City AM. Previously, Guy held positions at Adrian Sassoon, Linley and Phillips, having also led two key specialist divisions at Sotheby’s.
Family Office Elite Magazine
Writing in the latest edition of Family Office Elite Magazine, Tim Hunter, Falcon Fine Art’s Vice President, discusses the role of art financing can play in a precarious art market – enabling collectors to unlock liquidity while retaining possession of their art.
The New York Times cites Falcon Fine Art
Falcon Fine Art has been featured in an article in the New York Times discussing the role art financiers play in a tough art market.
Falcon Fine Art discusses art as an asset in Yacht Investor
Tim Hunter, Vice President at Falcon Fine Art, discusses for Yacht Investor the leveraging of art as an asset and how sophisticated art financing allows collectors to capitalise on the value of their artwork and diversify their portfolios – without the need to sell a single piece of art.
Tim Hunter, Vice President of Falcon Fine Art, is interviewed at Masterpiece
Tim Hunter, Vice President of art financier Falcon Fine Art, and a co-partner of Masterpiece, discusses the art financing industry, this year’s fair, and the potential impact of Brexit for the art industry in Private Art Investor.
Tim Hunter, Vice President of Falcon Fine Art, interviews dealers at this year’s Masterpiece
As featured in Private Art Investor, Tim Hunter, Vice President of Falcon Fine Art, interviews dealers at this year’s Masterpiece – exploring the trends across the art market and how the art market could be affected by a post-Brexit world.
FFA EXPLORES SECURED ART LENDING AT DELOITTE’S ART & FINANCE CONFERENCE
AXA ART, the art insurance specialist and sponsor of Deloitte’s annual conference, reports on the event – aimed at exploring how collectors can add value to their fine art collections. The panel included insights from FFA’s Tim Hunter as well as a range of other key industry figures.
Falcon Fine Art is 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. Tim Hunter explains how art financing can help prevent a fire sale if the market does take a dip – allowing individuals to monetise their art without selling.
Tim Hunter describes art financing in Spear's
Falcon Fine Art allows collectors to transform their beloved art collections into smart wealth management strategies without having to sell it. Tim Hunter describes for Spear’s
FFA closes landmark deal in Ireland
Falcon Fine Art, the specialist art financier, has closed a deal for a collector in Ireland that allows them to keep the financed work in their house. This is thought to be the first time that a borrower in Ireland has been able to keep displaying a financed work. Private Art Investor reports.
Falcon Fine Art featured on Artwide
Falcon Fine Art helps individuals use their existing collections to buy additional artworks – creating bespoke solutions for each client, and allowing collectors to retain possession of their artworks. It has partnered with Artwide to offer market leading services to art collectors and high net worth individuals.
The Sydney Morning Herald discusses art financing
Australian publication The Sydney Morning Herald discusses the rise of using art as collateral – citing Falcon Fine Art as a new player in the industry.
Falcon Fine Art hosts art market Q&A at Masterpiece
Falcon Fine Art hosted a panel on the art market and, crucially, the questions collectors must ask when purchasing art at Masterpiece 2015. The panel included insights from Falcon Fine Art’s Tim Hunter, Farrer & Co’s Adrian Parkhouse, and Agnews’ Anthony Crichton-Stuart. It was moderated by Anna Dempster – Senior Lecturer at Sotheby’s Institute.
Falcon Fine Art featured in Art, Antiquity and Law magazine
Falcon Fine Art is described in the Institute of Art and Law’s Art, Antiquity and Law article: ‘Art lending – market overview and possession of the collateral under Swiss law’.
Falcon Fine Art discusses benefit of art financing in PMAA newsletter
Tim Hunter, Vice President of Falcon Fine Art, discusses the benefits of art financing – allowing collectors to view art as both an asset and a passion – in Pall Mall Art Advisor’s newsletter.
Tim Hunter discusses recent Picasso sale in Apollo
Tim Hunter, Vice President of Falcon Fine Art, discusses for Apollo why the record US$179 million Picasso could be cause for celebration.
The Wall Street Journal describes Falcon Fine Art offering
Falcon Fine Art offers non-recourse loans that don’t require the borrower’s personal guarantee – Wall Street Journal reports.
The New York Times describes Falcon Fine Art offering
Falcon Fine Art, founded in London in October, lends at single-digit rates and loans never exceed more than 50 percent of the value of the secured artworks. “Art finance is a smart way to use your capital,” descibes Tim Hunter, Vice President of FFA. The New York Times reports.
Securing money for your Monet - FFA
Tim Hunter describes for Antiques Trade Gazette how art financing could help collectors refine and even enlarge their art collections – all without the need to sell a single piece.
FFA describes valuation processes for Singapore Tatler Homes
Falcon Fine Art’s Tim Hunter describes for Singapore Tatler Homes the importance of art valuation, and engaging independent firms.
Il Sole 24 Ore discusses FFA launch
Il Sole 24 Ore discusses the rise in the use of art for collateralised lending – highlighting Falcon Fine Art as one of the key new players.
The Financial Times describes Falcon Fine Art offering
Unlike many art financing companies, Falcon allows the clients to keep the art on their walls. “I would like people to finance their art in the same way they finance their houses,” says Kamel Alzarka. The Financial Times reports.
Simon de Pury highlights need for FFA
“As an auctioneer I have met many people, some of whom who may have inherited works, where they have 85% of 95% of the wealth tied up in great pieces of art,” said Simon De Pury at the launch of Falcon Fine Art. “Being able to free up some of that wealth – with help from Falcon and Kamel – could be of real use to them.” Private Art Investor reports
Falcon Fine Art launches with celebration at Gherkin
Falcon Fine Art celebrates its launch with a cocktail reception at the top of London’s iconic “Gherkin”. Renowned auctioneer Simon de Pury, and Falcon Fine Art’s Tim Hunter deliver speeches on the art market and its future.
Forbes discusses Falcon Fine Art offering
Dr. Tim Hunter, the head of Falcon Group’s new art division, Falcon Fine Art, which has just launched in London, says the company plans to allow clients in England, Wales and potentially other countries, on a case-by-case basis, to keep possession of their art. Forbes reports.
Falcon swoop for art loan market
Falcon Fine Art launches with cocktail reception at the top of the Gherkin. Unlike other offerings, FFA is not interested in selling art, nor in managing collections. Antiques Trade Gazette reports.
Raise finance against your art collection
Asset rich but cash poor investors will soon be able to borrow against their works of art after a new financier launches this week by financier Falcon Group. The Independent reports.
Falcon Fine Art: We have the money and we're ambitious
Falcon Group has launched Falcon Fine Art, a new division focused on art finance. Borrowers in England and Wales will also be able to keep possession of art they have financed. Private Art Investor reports.
The Art Newspaper reports on FFA Ireland deal
Falcon Fine Art is leading the way in encouraging the spread of art financing outside of the US – sealing a landmark deal in Ireland. The Art Newspaper reports.
Falcon Fine Art launches
Tim Hunter the former Director of Impressionist and Modern Art at Christie’s is spearheading Falcon Fine Art, a Fine Art subsidiary of the Falcon Group aimed at offering financial innovation to this under-utilised asset. ArtLyst reports