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Agaport consults investors and collectors on FTZ Freeport storage for their fine art, classic cars, jewelry, vintage wines and other luxury collectibles .

Arthena
01/01/2017
WHERE ART, ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CONVERGE | ARTHENA

In the past, asset managers depended on personal information, including expert networks and investment banks, to determine unique opportunities for growth. With artificial intelligence, huge amounts of historical transaction data are sifted through in moments time against the backdrop of independent variables, such as weather or social media trends, to generate novel investment opportunities in the market.

Arthena
03/29/2017
FINALLY, AUTOMATION IN THE ART MARKET | ARTHENA

On the surface, automated robo-advisors may seem identical, but a closer look reveals the unique fingerprints of each program. Wealthfront's robo advisor asks clients their preferred risk, then constructs a portfolio to fit those parameters. The underlying operations are created by finance professionals and while multiple companies offer similar robo advisors, they are each unique to their creators.

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07/12/2016
Art, Instagram, And Investments With Ashley Longshore

Ashley Longshore, a New Orleans-based artist and Instagram sensation, has made international headlines for utilizing Instagram to gain direct access to her clients and is shaping the future of the primary art market.

Arthena
12/11/2016
BREAKING UP WITH BONDS | ARTHENA

Unique political climates have heightened the market's growing skepticism of government performance. Triggers include Brexit, which has left investors fearful of the Europe's economic stability and the results of the United States.'s presidential election. From this global political upheaval,we also see a shift towards fiscal expansion.

Agaport
11/21/2017
The Tax Neutral, luxury storage facilities you never heard of

High net worth individuals own over $5 trillion worth of luxury assets purely for investment, including fine art, classic cars, jewelry, vintage wine and other precious objects. Rarity shields real assets from the volatility of the markets, yet investors remain exposed to hefty tax and large upkeep

Arthena
10/15/2016
IMPACT INVESTING, EMERGING ECONOMIES, AND THE ART MARKET | ARTHENA

The economic boom that developed around the emerging art market in Cuba is a prime example. Not only does this category encompass younger artists and new works, but specifically refers to artists that are on the cusp of critical recognition and commercial acceptance. Arthena has a variety of funds, including an emerging art fund.

Arthena
04/29/2017
SILICON VALLEY SHAPING CALIFORNIA ART MARKET | ARTHENA

Los Angeles has long been the main attraction for the art world in California, but as San Francisco and Silicon Valley pick up steam, LA must share the spotlight. Let's look at major institutions, initiatives, and events that are cultivating the arts across California.

Arthena
06/13/2017
ADVANCES IN TECH PROMOTE ART INVESTMENT | ARTHENA

Despite art assets' powerful seller's market, illiquidity is often voiced as a concern by investors in the art market. This misconception stems from the lack of transparency in the art market that historically guarded detailed transactions from the public.

Arthena
03/20/2017
INVESTORS FLOCK TO ART ASSETS IN SHIFTING HEDGE FUND CLIMATE | ARTHENA

Using quantitative analytics and art world expertise, Arthena identifies the best investment opportunities in the art market. There are 14,500 funds open for investment, but Arthena is the first quantifiable, automated investment platform for the art market. Looking at the figure below, hedge funds with niche strategies are just beginning to take shape.

Arthena
02/11/2017
WHAT THE DODD-FRANK REPEAL MEANS FOR ALTERNATIVES | ARTHENA

The debate between active and passive investment strategies is as old as the industry. However, never has deregulation been met with such powerful innovative technologies. Big data and AI give financial institutions the means to tap into an unrestricted economy and target exotic asset classes with precision.

Arthena
01/28/2017
DRY POWDER GROWS AS MANAGERS SEEK NEW OPPORTUNITIES | ARTHENA

As of 2016, global dry powder was recorded at a staggering $1.4 trillion, the highest in history. This record shattering amount alludes to a larger global trend. The risk-free rate of return has been at a constant low, meaning money sitting in a bank isn't getting exciting returns.

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11/22/2016
Art Collecting, Updated

Before the Internet, the art market had long taken heat for being exclusive and secretive. Today, social media platforms and online databases and auction houses have democratized access to the art market. Collectors are now younger than ever, utilizing online tools to penetrate a market that twenty years ago would have ignored them.

Arthena
02/20/2017
WHEN THE S&P FALLS, WHERE WILL YOU STAND? | ARTHENA

In the past 12 months, the index has grown by 20%. Half of the gain came after the U.S. presidential results in November. The Trump administration's agenda sparked a surge of confidence in financial markets, which is unlikely to hold. Goldman Sachs warns that growth is quickly approaching peak optimism.

Arthena
03/28/2017
3 INVESTOR FORCES THAT DEMAND UNIQUE EXPOSURE | ARTHENA

In an Artsy article, Neil Wenman and Venessa Guo from Hauser & Wirth attribute growing demand for art assets in Asia to two catalysts. First, "institutional focus was encouraging the acquisition of more ambitious work. After years of collecting, Asian buyers have more than filled their multiple homes, and now are looking to be challenged," explains Wenman.

Arthena
02/16/2017
ART IS ALPHA | ARTHENA

The rising class of alternative investment funds operate on the premise of human intellect, proprietary data, and innovative technology. These three factors are critical to creating value in today's economy. Capturing the benefits of alternatives is becoming standard practice. PwC predicts that alternative investments will capture $15.3 trillion in AUM by 2020.

Arthena
11/16/2016
INVEST IN ART ASSETS, NOT REAL ESTATE | ARTHENA

In light of the ongoing currency war, stronger dollar, aftershocks from Brexit, as well as the impending Chinese market bubble burst, foreign real estate investors may cause a heightened level of risk to the United States and global real estate and art markets.

Arthena
04/19/2017
TECH IN ART | ARTHENA

Imagine a time when you actually had to go somewhere to discover new artists. If you wanted more information on an upcoming sale or exhibition, you had to call and request an actual catalog to be delivered via snail mail. Thankfully, art spectators today do not have to move even an inch to participate in the art world.

Arthena
09/04/2016
LATIN AMERICAN ART MARKET | ARTHENA

Deloitte and ArtTactic's 2016 Art and Finance report , Latin American modern and contemporary art sales rose 11% in 2015, recording the highest auction total for the market since 2008. The report also forecasted that the market would remain neutral in 2016, which proved to be optimistic after the sales in early May.

Arthena
08/27/2016
ART IN THE MIDDLE EAST | ARTHENA

Bibi Zavieh , the Saadiyat Island project . This ambitious cultural enrichment program included the construction of the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, Zayed National Museum, and the Manarat Al Saadiyat. Al Serkal Avenue development shaped the art scene in Dubai as the gallery filled street quickly became the hippest neighborhood in town.