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[09Oct09] A SQUARE: Art as an asset class
    Research, market overview and funds in the art market

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[31Jul07] A Square’s Art Series with Philip Hoffman - V
    Russian art has always played a major role in western art sales and collections, with the work of Kandinsky, Chagall, Jawlensky and Malevich consistently appearing at top Impressionist and Modern auctions. Now some of the names that were only well known i

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[24Jul07] A Square’s Art Series with Philip Hoffman - IV
    Increased wealth, education and interest in this area have laid the foundation for a strong market, going forward

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[02May07] A Square’s Art Series with Philip Hoffman - III - Impressionists and Post-Impressionists
    Discovery of an unknown or lost work by a master or return to the market of a top painting - since the death of Ryoei Saito in 1996 the exact where-abouts of the Portrait of Dr. Gachet are unknown, and the return of such an important painting to the marke

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[23Jan07] Philip Hoffman Q&A
    

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[04Jun09] Art Investing in the Future
    The Group also intends to organize a consortium of investors to explore the option of acquiring Institutional Collections by the end of 2009

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[23Apr09] Investing in a fund that will to a collection of museum-quality modern and contemporary art
    Art is an irreplaceable real asset - it traditionally provides protection against inflation

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[11Dec08] Is investing in art holding up?
    Record prices were fetched for works of top quality and rarity in each auction.(Oct.08)

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[21Oct08] A fund that uncovers and invests in nascent and niche art markets
    Trades in the “affordable” price segment with art objects starting at EUR5000+

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[22May08] An emerging art markets fund
    Portfolio structured to comprise established contemporary art from emerging art markets

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[29Apr08] Art - Affiliated Investing
    However, with an exception of Sotheby’s, there is no large publicly traded company anywhere in the world that is representative of the art market segment.

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[26Sep07] Art update with Philip Hoffman
    Art tends to be a long term investment. However, especially with Contemporary Art, it is possible to make very quick returns.

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[25Apr07] A Square’s Art Series with Philip Hoffman - ll - Old Masters
    There is an equally strong market for Old Master works on paper, including drawings and prints, but the main market focus is still paintings

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[18Apr07] ASquare's Art Series with Philip Hoffman - I
    Contemporary Art

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[16Jan07] Prof. Michael Moses Q & A
    

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Asset Allocation

[30Jul09] Asset Liability Management (ALM)
    ALM embraces a multi-period approach which allows one to make an explicit trade-off between the long term goals and short term criteria

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Asset Backed Lending

[10Jan08] Fund focus: life insurance assets
    Innovators in the creation of financial structures to uncover value in underlying longevity and mortality assets

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[31Jul07] Aarkad Plc, Heather Partners
    Fund focuses on collateralised money lending-highly collateralised structured finance loans, of short term duration (3-12months) secured loans, collateralised by commercial property in the UK & Ireland

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[31Jul07] Fund's performance - Appendix
    

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[13Mar07] Stillwater New Finance Fund
    Focuses on asset backed lending with a minority of the portfolio invested in asset backed securities

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[16Jan07] Eden Rock Structured Finance Fund of Funds
    

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Asset Backed Securities

[29Apr08] An Asset „Backed“ Lending Fund
    Loans intended to provide working capital to Small-to-Medium sized Enterprises

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[27Jun07] Valuation
    "One should not forget that certain financial institutions can value securities based on criteria other than mark- to-market, in particular if they intend to hold them to maturity. These valuations, of course can be very different to where a security

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[30May07] Expertise on mezzanine financing
    We focus on a niche in the marketplace where we are typically viewed more as an equity alternative than a debt instrument - although our collateral is secured through the recording of a lien on the property and receiving an assignment of all voting rights

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[20Feb07] George Tintor Q & A
    George Tintor elaborates on asset-backed securities

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Asset Based Investing

[08Aug08] An asset based lending and investment fund
    Ability to source deals via a well established business network

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[17Jul08] A pure asset based lending fund on funds
    Portfolio of pure asset-based lending and insurance linked hedge funds

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[24Jan08] Asset Based Lending FoF
    Lending activities - hedge fund wrapper

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[19Dec07] Asset based lending fund of funds
    Concentrate on managers who have a relatively short duration of underlying investments

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[05Dec07] A fund uncovers structural inefficiencies in China, Brazil, Russia
    Within credit markets, a structural inefficiency (that has been exacerbated by the recent crises) stems from the fact that the banking system is generally less willing to provide loans to solid small/micro cap companies.

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