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Ever wondered why horseracing is called the Sport of Kings? Well, one clue is how much money royalty bank from this pastime. Last year, it was reported that H.R.H. Queen Elizabeth II won nearly £7 million in prize money over the preceding 30 years. In fact, the whole British Royal family are horse fans; Prince Philip once quipped about his daughter Princess Anne, “If it doesn’t fart or eat hay, she isn’t interested”. It’s not just the British Royal family who adore the equestrian life. H.R.H. Princess Haya Bint Hussein of Jordan is a former Olympic show-jumper and past president of the International Equestrian Federation. As the owner of Raven’s Pass, […]Read more
Property Development | The Secrets to Safeguarding Your Investment (Part I) Property development….the words conjure up ideas of multi-million pound profits, high-rolling lifestyles and smart, savvy people who can envisage a stunning office block emerging from a derelict row of terrace houses. Whilst the potential returns can be healthy, the risks of such investment are not for the faint of heart. To safeguard your investment you need sound, solid advice to ensure the necessary precautions are taken. Over the coming weeks and months we will be posting a series of articles detailing the considerations one should have when embarking on a property development venture. They are aimed at those with […]Read more
For asset-rich but cash-strapped individuals, luxury asset lending is growing. Whether the collateral is a watch, yacht, fine art, a luxury handbag, or classic car, many high-net-worth individuals are using luxury assets as security. Luxury asset lending is not a new phenomenon – in fact, much has been written about the intertwined history of banking and Renaissance art. Some of the greatest patrons of art, the Medici family, were among the architects of the modern economy. Later, the Dutch Golden Age saw Rembrandt and Jan Leivens pledging their stunning artworks as collateral to Herman Becker, a Baltic merchant and one of the first people in history to lend against fine […]Read more