Yieldstreet Expands Art Equity Platform with Art Equity Fund IV Anchored by Basquiat, Hirst | News


Yieldstreet, a leading digital alternative investment platform, is proud to unveil its Art Equity Fund IV, which is now accepting investments. The new offering is anchored in one of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s most important works and includes iconic pieces by contemporary artists Damien Hirst, Edward Ruscha and Luccio Fontana, among others. Art Equity Fund IV continues to fulfill Yieldstreet’s mission to bring millions of investors to the table and unlock the potential to diversify their portfolios in new and exciting ways.

“Historically, only a lucky few have been able to access valuable opportunities in the art market. Our Art Equity Platform has changed that,” said Yieldstreet Founder and CEO Milind Mehere. “Over the past 25 years, contemporary art, as an asset class, has averaged returns of around 14%, while the S&P 500 has posted returns of less than 10% over the same period. We believe this is an opportunity to do better for investors and art enthusiasts.

Yieldstreet has created its Art Equity platform in conjunction with experienced art professionals to showcase a range of styles and genres while providing access to some of the most exciting and disruptive artists in the art market. art, which is experiencing strong growth and record demand. .

Yieldstreet’s former art equity funds offered opportunities to invest in works by artists like Banksy, Stanley Whitney and Yayoi Kusama. We believe that Art Equity Fund IV, in addition to pooling the talent of artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, has the potential to generate target annualized net returns of 15-20%.*

“Our in-house art market professionals and third-party appraisers meticulously curate our art equity funds. This team combines proprietary research and data with insider access to identify incredible opportunities for our investors,” said Rebecca Fine, Managing Director, Art Finance at Yieldstreet. “Art Equity Fund IV is constructed with strict investment criteria and concentration limits to optimize both sector diversification and price diversification.”

Like Yieldstreet’s existing suite of art equity funds, Art Equity Fund IV includes works by world-renowned artists who have historically outperformed the rest of the art market. The works of these artists have a low correlation with stock market volatility and could experience rapid growth over the next three to five years, in addition to dominating the market in terms of price dynamics and trading volume. An independent conservator has checked all art assets.

The announcement of Art Equity Fund IV coincides with Yieldstreet’s sponsorship of the Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure © exhibition in New York. Organized and curated by the Basquiat family, the exhibit features more than 200 previously unseen and rarely shown paintings, drawings, multimedia displays, ephemera, and artifacts.

For more information on investing in fine art with Yieldstreet, click here.

About Yieldstreet

Yieldstreet is reinventing wealth creation by providing access to alternative investments previously reserved for institutional investors and the ultra-rich. Yieldstreet’s mission is to help millions of people generate $3 billion in income outside of traditional public markets by 2025. Its award-winning technology platform provides access to investment products across a range of classes of assets such as real estate, venture capital, legal finance and Crypto. Since its inception in 2015, Yieldstreet has funded over $2.2 billion in investments and is committed to making financial products more inclusive by creating a modern investment portfolio. The company, headquartered in New York with offices in Brazil, Greece and Malta, is backed by leading venture capital firms. Join the movement at www.yieldstreet.com.

1How Contemporary Art Has Outperformed the S&P 500 Over the Past 25 Years, Benzinga

*Target returns are based on Yieldstreet’s analysis of potential trade inflows and outflows that the strategy or fund has engaged in and/or is expected to engage in over the estimated duration of the fund. There is no guarantee that the targeted interest or returns will be realized or achieved or that any investment will be successful. Actual performance may differ materially from these expectations, including due to market or economic factors, portfolio management decisions, modeling errors or other reasons.

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PUBLISHED: 05/17/2022 10:00 AM/DISC: 05/17/2022 10:02 AM


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