In the Deloitte Art & Finance Report 2019, Freya Stewart contributed an article on the current state of the asset-based art-secured lending market, and the challenges and opportunities the next five years will bring.

“Awareness and understanding of art-only asset-based financing among the top-end collecting community and, importantly, their financial advisors and family offices, has without doubt risen in recent years…. In particular, significant younger collectors, and collectors who are entrepreneurs in other markets, are coming to recognize the diverse utility of art-secured credit facilities… 

… The growing demand for art-backed loans is a natural reflection and extension of the increasingly sophisticated nature of the world’s most active and prominent art buyers.”

Read Freya’s full article on pages 120 – 121 of the Art & Finance report here.