Arte Collectum I AB is Sweden’s first investment fund with art as an underlying asset that is registered in Euroclear and publicly traded.
The primary task of the Investment Committee is to create as large an appreciation in value as possible for the underlying art collection throughout the maturity of the investment. The Investment Committee has extensive and far-reaching experience of the global art market and has purchased art for a total of 2 billion euro, and they have been successful in trading and value accretion.
Lars Nittve is the Chair of the Investment Committee. Lars has 45 years’ experience of the global art market and has spent many years as head and responsible for the creation of major museums of modern and contemporary art, such as Louisiana in Denmark, Tate Modern in London, Moderna Museet in Stockholm, and was also the director and founder of the M+ art museum in Hong Kong, as well as having worked as an art critic, curator and university lecturer.
Deborah Gunn is a member of the Investment Committee. She has more than 15 years’ experience of building and shaping collections within a range of different artistic genres. Deborah lives in Seattle and was formerly the assistant director and head of all transactions at the Art Finance Vulcan Art Collections (Microsoft founder Paul Allen’s collection). She has made thousands of acquisitions, including several notable art transactions over the past decade, with impressive returns over the years.
Niklas Belenius is a member of the Investment Committee. He is a third-generation art dealer and collector. Niklas has more than 20 years’ experience of the gallery industry, including 15 years of successfully running his own gallery. Niklas has a wide-ranging network of contacts at prominent international galleries. He has specialised in emerging contemporary art, primarily from the Nordics, Europe and the USA with a particular focus on painting.