ADVISORY AND APPRAISAL
Serving private clients, collectors, and businesses to navigate luxury asset markets and implement effective management and strategy. Our advisory work specialises in multi-asset class collections and management at any size and level. We look to advise on a number of challenges including buying, selling, market insight, provenance research, insurance appraisals, lending appraisals, collection management, inventory management, conservation strategies, risk assessments, and legal requirements.
Our comprehensive array of management solutions serves to cover and reflect the complexities of owning a collection, especially those comprising of a variety of different types of assets. We endeavour to offer services that oversee the intricate demands the come from owning objects of value, ensuring collections are correctly cared for and safeguarded long into the future. This includes inventory and database management, strategic plans for presentation and conservation, legal and insurance requirements, risk and security management, and acquisition and sales.
The logistical requirements of each different asset class can be complex. We look to offer a range of practical and pragmatic services to cover a spectrum of difference objects, to fulfil both individual requirements or to be tailored into wider collection management strategies. Our repertoire includes picture framing, plinths and displays, conservation and restoration, repairs and modifications, condition reports, handling and installation, crates and travel cases, specialist storage, and transportation.
ACQUISITIONS, SALES, AND LENDING
Collections evolve, objects are coveted, and others require disposal. We can assist with both the sourcing of a particular object, or the disposal of assets. Working with a number of dealers, galleries, auction houses, retailers, artists, and collectors, allows us to evaluate and offer a variety of both buying and selling options. We can advise and facilitate disposal through such routes as private treaty sales, consignments, or auction sales. For clients requiring short-term funding using their assets or collections, we can assist in releasing equity through an appropriate asset lending company.