Australian Art Investment Fund - artmarketblog.com The growing popularity of art as an investment has resulted in the creation of a number of new art investment funds one of which is The Art Trust (http://www.thearttrust.com.au)
the depth of knowledge required to assess whether the work is “quality”, and potential exchange risk problems.
Q. How does The Art Trust plan on generating a return for investors?
A. In simple statements income is derived from:
- Buying well and achieving capital gain on the acquisition over the life of the fund.
- Building on the existing rental business (and thereby income) which has about 450 works rented out at 15-20% pa of their market value
Q. What are the objectives of The Art Trust?
A. The objectives are predominantly based on the plan above, but See page 5 of the PDS for a more formal statement.
Q. What is the minimum investment amount?
A. $25,000. See page 5 of the PDS for more information (including the instalments)
Q. What is your background?
A. See pages 12 and 13 for details of directors and AIC members. Also attached details of our Chairman.
**Nicholas Forrest is an art market analyst, art critic and journalist based in Sydney, Australia. He is the founder of http://www.artmarketblog.com, writes the art column for the magazine Antiques and Collectibles for Pleasure and Profit and contributes to many other publications