Art, Collections & Cultural Assets

Art Finance

Loans Using Art and Objects as Collateral.

We assist in obtaining loans for collectors from recognized art lenders using artwork, jewelry and collections as collateral. We prepare and/or negotiate the loan agreement.

Private Loan Agreements.

We have represented private lenders as well as owner/borrowers. We negotiate and prepare private secured UCC-1 loan agreements between private lenders and the owners using artwork, jewelry and collections as collateral, including secure storage escrow agreements.

Advances and Equitable Distribution Loans to Estates & Trusts.

We assist in obtaining and negotiating loans for the purpose of early distributions and/or fulfilling equitable distributions for estates and trusts.

Recent Services

  • Advised bank on their loan agreements, security provisions and escrow holding process for loans related to jewelry.
  • Negotiated loan on behalf of client using diamond as collateral.
  • Advised owner of coins and negotiated loan using coins as collateral.
  • Assisted estate with early distribution implementation by obtaining loan using estate artwork as collateral.