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Opalesque Roundup: Art world can't burn a seasoned hedge fund investor: hedge fund news, week 51

Monday, December 24, 2018

In the week ending December 21th 2018, it's interesting what you can learn when a seasoned hedge fund investor and passionate art collector speaks about his hedge fund-like 'multi-strategy' approach when investing in art. Similar to the hedge fund industry in the 1990's the art world today is intransparent, relationship-driven and riddled with pitfalls, but also offers opportunities for "huge outsized returns" for investors when done right.

James R. Hedges, IV was one of the early leaders in the hedge fund and alternative investments industry and has been named as one of "The Top 100 Collectors in America. Hedges has also been an active art collector and patron for over 20 years and is recognized as the top global collector of Warhol Photography.

Watch the video here www.opalesque.tv/hedge-fund-videos/james-r-hedges-IV/1 how to invest in art through "equity" but also debt & art loans, how to buy "distressed" art assets at highly favorable valuations, capitalize on relative value across artists but also within a body of work of the same artist, how contrarian views help in finding undervalued art, and how machine learning and data science are helping to evaluate art and follow momentum in art prices.

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