Alternative Investments

Recruit Millennial Oomph

Marianne Abib-Pech | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Marianne Abib-Pech

November is a time to think and convince. It is a time to have an impact. It is a time to be bold and audacious. It is a time to inject some oomph into your business.

Diamond Are Forever: A Girl's Best Investment Post-divorce

Suzy Miller | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Suzy Miller

Diamonds are forever - outlasting even the most long-term and stable marriage. They remain a girl's best friend through divorce.

Bordeaux 2012 Vintage - A Taste of Things to Come for Wine Investment?

Peter Shakeshaft | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK
Peter Shakeshaft

Last week I, along with many other wine enthusiasts from across the globe, headed to Bordeaux to spend several pleasant days having a first taste of a range of wines from the 2012 vintage.

Whisky: The 'Alternative Alternative' Investment

David Robertson | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
David Robertson

Investing in the top 10 performing whiskies from the beginning of 2008 to the end of 2012 would have seen returns of 508%, the top 100 - 306%. They call it liquid gold for a reason.

Parker Scores Bring More Good News for Wine Investors

Peter Shakeshaft | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK
Peter Shakeshaft

Wine enthusiasts and investors alike were waiting with bated breath last week for the release of the Parker scores - possibly the single biggest influ...

Wia and Nfib Will Finally Combat Wine Investment Fraud

Peter Shakeshaft | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK
Peter Shakeshaft

The start of 2013 has heralded many good headlines about the health of fine wine investment and it's looking like a positive year for investors.

The Wine Investment Association: A Landmark For The Industry

Peter Shakeshaft | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK
Peter Shakeshaft

Today the Wine Investment Association was launched at Mazars, with the publication of its draft Code of Practice to both trade members and press and the commencement of a consultation period to ensure future members and the community can contribute and help shape standards and procedures to provide investors in fine wine with much greater security.

This is Time Well Spent!

Marianne Abib-Pech | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marianne Abib-Pech

Singapore-based Melvyn Teillol-Foo, founder of PuristSPro, a reference website for watch lovers in Asia, collects with and for his wife and speaks fondly of the first double purchase they ever made - the Omega Constella-tion 5125.

Why Self-Regulation is the Way Forward for the Wine Industry

Peter Shakeshaft | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Shakeshaft

It seems that the hottest topic for the media at the moment when it comes to fine wine is the issue of whether regulation is required. As we start a n...

There is Always an Area in Which You Can Make Money

Simon Greenspan | Posted 31.03.2012 | UK
Simon Greenspan

In the past in this blog we have talked about investing in gold. The precious metals market is the most popular when it comes to alternative investmen...

2012 - A Big Year For Carbon Credits

Simon Greenspan | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK
Simon Greenspan

Over the last five years, the terms 'Climate Change' and 'Carbon Footprint' have increasingly become a part of everyday vocabulary. It therefore seems bizarre that so few people understand, or have even heard of, the concept of Carbon Credits; the most effective way for large companies to battle climate change.

How the Eurozone Crisis Really Affects Investors

Simon Greenspan | Posted 26.02.2012 | UK
Simon Greenspan

Tullett Brown was founded in the midst of the financial crisis in 2009 to source commodities that were performing well in a depressed market place. As...

Liquid Investments: City Grandee Buys Into 'Goldman Sachs Of Wine'

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK

With the eurozone crisis making stock markets volatile, and with safe haven assets, such as gold, already exorbitant, it is hardly surprising that inv...