Sun, Jan 20, 2019
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

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

Monday, December 31, 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.

Activist crypto hedge fund Layer1 ......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing

 



  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Gundlach's Forecast for 2019[more]

    Jeffrey Gundlach said that 2019 will mark the start of a period when bond markets must recon with the rising federal deficit. In his most passionate comments ever on this topic, he said the exploding national debt and liabilities involving pension funds, state and local government governments and So

  2. Institutional Investors: Texas Teachers allocates $1.9bn to 12 strategies, $53.6bn LGPS asset pool readies double global equity launch, The rise of co-investment SPVs for institutional investors, Wisconsin commits $500m to alternatives[more]

    Texas Teachers allocates $1.9bn to 12 strategies From PIonline.com: Texas Teachers Retirement System, Austin, committed a total of $1.871 billion to 12 private market investment strategies managed by existing managers, a transaction report showed. The biggest move by investment officers o

  3. News Briefs: The Jeff Bezos divorce: $136bn and Amazon in the middle, Bridgewater Associates partners with consulting firm, Cyprus no longer Mediterranean haven for Russian businesses, Goldman Sachs on course to launch cash management in mid-2020[more]

    The Jeff Bezos divorce: $136bn and Amazon in the middle From Mint: The announcement by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the world's wealthiest man, and his wife that they will divorce has captivated the imagination -- how will they split his giant fortune, estimated at $136 billion? And what wi

  4. Institutional Investors: Institutional investors plot large property allocations, Qatar Investment Authority aims to reach $45bn in U.S. investments, Louisiana Teachers assigns $200m, SoftBank move to slash WeWork investment sends shockwaves[more]

    Institutional investors plot large property allocations From FT: Institutional investors plan to make large allocations to property in 2019, taking them closer to their desired targets. At least €72.4bn of new capital is expected to flow into real estate this year, according to a

  5. Legal: Attorney sues after Tampa hedge fund goes under, Hedge funds showing increased interest in litigation claims, Argentina sued again by hedge fund on bonds tied to GDP growth[more]

    Attorney sues after Tampa hedge fund goes under A Tampa hedge fund company may be in legal trouble after the firm that was holding its money was sued by a lawyer who claimed "gross negligence" caused the fund to lose tens of millions of dollars. James Cordier, the head of optionseller