News by tag: Alternative Investments

16.11.2017

Rare Leonardo da Vinci painting sells for $450 million at auction

Salvator Mundi, the long-lost Leonardo da Vinci painting of Jesus Christ commissioned by King Louis XII of France more than 500 years ago, has sold at Christie’s in New York for $450.3m, including auction house premium, shattering the world record for any work of art sold at auction. The work had carried a guarantee understood to be around $100 million, so it was a certainty to sell, but the bidding blew past that number quickly and kept going over the course of 19 minutes.

 
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11.10.2017

Helicopter Ownership: do you know all your options?

Private helicopters can be a valuable travel option offering superior convenience, comfort, and control for high net worth individuals and families. Malta is at the forefront of aviation industry for the variety of services it can offer, its favourable tax regime and its high regulatory standards. 

 
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22.09.2017

The AIFMD and Fund Distribution in the EU

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) was introduced in 2013. The aim of the Directive is to regulate the provision of fund management services by fund managers to alternative investment funds. As such, it also introduces rules on the marketing of AIFs in the European Union. Malta, being a member of the EU, has fully transposed and implemented the AIFMD which has formed part of Maltese law for over three years.

 
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11.07.2017

Fancy color diamonds, a new market waiting to be explored

Fancy diamonds are considered to be true works of art, comparable only to priceless paintings and other items that elude conventional valuation standards: their value is the result of a series of factors determining a unique price that cannot be obtained with a sterile calculation.

 
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07.06.2017

The safe response for investments in precious stones and metals

The forecasts by the World Gold Council, in the Metals Focus Database of Mines, suggest irreversible trends: extracting gold, just like extracting diamonds, will be increasingly costly and difficult.

 
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20.04.2017

How the investment diamond market works

Maurizio Spoldi, CEO of DSC, Diamond Service Company, is an expert in all fields related to diamonds, including the investments in natural gems: he explains us how this market works

 
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19.04.2017

ESG in private equity: from fringe to focal

Pension funds and institutional investors have for some time been allocating to alternative investments, including private equity, to seek additional returns and diversification. This is welcome progress...

 
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18.04.2017

Bank on Nature: first loan signed in Brussels

The European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have announced the first loan agreement backed by the Natural Capital Financing Facility. The € 6 million loan agreement with Rewilding Europe Capital is expected to provide support for over 30 nature-focused businesses across Europe. Rewilding Europe Capital is Europe's first conservation and rewilding enterprise financing facility. With this first project an ambitious new initiative to protect biodiversity and support climate adaptation in Europe has become reality. The Bank on Nature Initiative builds on the Natural Capital Financing Facility (NCFF), an established financing partnership between the European Commission and the European Investment Bank supporting nature and climate adaptation projects through tailored loans and investments, backed by an EU guarantee. It recognises and fosters the business case for investing in natural capital for biodiversity and climate change adaptation purposes.

 
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04.04.2017

Maurizio Spoldi: the future for the investments in diamonds

Diamonds still enjoy an absolute freedom of movement, unlike other goods. People can go wherever they want with them, because diamonds are still seen as a commodity

 
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24.01.2017

Diamonds as investment, attention to prices

The correct price of a diamond for investment is the result of specific elements.

 
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