Wine Owners teams up with Knight Frank for index 17/11/2014
Wine Owners, a fine wine portfolio management and trading exchange platform, has teamed up with Knight Frank to create the Fine Wine Icons Index (FWII) as part of the global property consultancy’s annual Luxury Investment Index which maps trends in passion-led, tangible assets.
As art becomes an asset class, collectors and investors need independent third party advice, says new art advisory firm 03/11/2014
Art can occupy a unique position in a wealthy individual or family office’s portfolio. It is both an “investment of passion” for art lovers but is increasingly viewed as an asset class in its own right too.
Wine investment and exchange platform launches Hong Kong version 08/04/2014
Wine Owners, an online fine wine exchange and portfolio management solution, is to launch a bespoke region specific branch of www.wineowners.com.
Oracle Capital Group launches art advisory service 24/01/2014
Oracle Capital Group, a global multi-family office and wealth consultancy, has launched an art advisory service.
Oracle Capital offers Burns Night tips 22/01/2014
David Nathan-Maister, whisky expert, Burns enthusiast and Director of Oracle Paradis Wine Fund, has compiled 5 'fool-proof' whisky tips to guarantee a successful Burns Night.
Coutts favours luxury in 2014 02/01/2014
Wholly pickled cow! World's wealthiest artists revealed 17/10/2013
British artist Damien Hirst is the world’s wealthiest artist, with net worth of $350 million, according to data from Wealth-X, an ultra high net worth (UHNW) intelligence provider.
Classic car investments leave other alternatives in the dust 09/09/2013
Classic cars such as Ferraris, Bugattis and Bentleys soared by 28 percent in value in the year to this June, outstripping gold, art and prime London property.
Valuation, 'investments of passion' and the Economist's new 'valuables index' 21/08/2013
Although they tend to underpin most of the increasing number of annual wealth reports produced by consultants and “research” firms financial assets typically account for only a small proportion of the “net worth” of a member of the richerati. Physical assets such as land, property (real estate), direct equity (the family business) and collectibles or “investments of passion” almost certainly account for a much greater proportion.
Arab ruler claims biggest superyacht record 20/08/2013
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, has been revealed as the owner of the 180-metre-long Azzam, the world's largest superyacht.