PassionProtect® Advisors positions itself as a privileged partner to wealth managers, family offices and private banks, enabling them to offer innovative and differentiating high added value solutions using their clients’ art & collectible assets.

PassionProtect® Advisors acts as an arranger, assisting collectors in need of financial liquidity looking to use their collectible assets as collateral, as well as advising collectors looking to structure their passion assets for estate planning purposes.

PassionProtect® Advisors, has a combined experience of 50 years in the wealth management and finance industry. Its keen understanding of how the specific needs of collectors have been evolving as well as the increase in the sophistication of collectors' expectations, have led PassionProtect® Advisors to develop a range of bespoke art finance related services for wealth managers and their clients.

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Who we are

Alain Mestat  Managing Partner


Alain has more than 25 years experience within the wealth management industry. For 13 years he was a Director with the Edmond de Rothschild Group. Prior to this Alain was Founder and Managing Director of Advena Management, one of the first multi family offices in the US exclusively catering for the US needs of Middle Eastern families. Alain has extensive qualifications in the field of Art & Finance, having set up in 2001 the Ariane de Rothschild Prize, a contemporary art competition promoting the talents of new emerging European artists. While studying in the US, Alain set up Mestat Works of Art, an Art consultancy boutique promoting young European artists. He is an active member of PAIAM and currently acting at the President of the Luxembourg Art & Finance Association. Alain has a Bachelor and a Masters from Brandeis University in International Economic and Finance. He is also a graduate of INSEAD. 

Jeanne Bastien  Advisor


Jeanne has a long experience in Fixed Income products. After her studies at Neoma Business School in Reims, she started as an interest rate trader at Lehman Brothers. She joined Credit Suisse in Paris in 2003 as Head of interest rates sales, covering institutions in France and Benelux. After 20 successful years in finance, she decided in 2014 to give a new direction to her career mixing her passion for Contemporary Art to her experience in Finance. After a professional Master in Art Market and courses at Ecole du Louvre, she worked at Friends of Palais de Tokyo to develop their private patrons. She is now Secretary General of this association. She also collaborates with Family offices to advise their clients on their Contemporary Art investments. 


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Press & News

PassionProtect® Advisors is attending Deloitte’s 12th Art & Finance Conference in Monaco on October 14th 2019

October 13, 2019

PassionProtect® Advisors is speaking at the 12th Richmond Finance Summit in Lausanne on October 3rd & 4th

October 02, 2019

PassionProtect® Advisors in a webcast on Art Investments September 13th 3PM CET

September 12, 2019

PassionProtect® Advisors is one of the panelist on a webcast about Art as an alternative real asset class. 

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June 17, 2019

PassionProtect® is one of the panelist on a webcast about Art as an alternative real asset class. 

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PassionProtect® in a Masters seminar on Art as an Investment

March 12, 2019

PassionProtect® in collaboration with Christies’ Education and the Luxembourg School of Finance held a Masters seminar on Art as an Investment.

PassionProtect at the Art Market Day - Nov 5th 2018 - Centre Pompidou

November 04, 2018

PassionProtect attended the Art Market Day in Paris on November 5th, the Art Market Day is the first conference in Paris, organised by Le Quotidien de l'Art, dedicated to Art Market professionals : dealers, auction houses, art advisors, experts, insurers, transporters etc. 

PassionProtect in L'Hebdo du Quotidien de l'Art - 19/21 oct

October 19, 2018

PassionProtect® in l'hebdo du Quotidien de l'Art, FIAC issue dated 19/21 october 2018, Georgina Adam article on Art Secured Lending.

11th Deloitte Art & Finance conference - Luxembourg - 26 Oct 2018

October 25, 2018

PassionProtect® attends the 11th Deloitte Art & Finance conference 

PassionProtect® conference 18 sept 2018 - Paris

September 17, 2018

Art as an asset class

Offer to your clients an innovative and attractive product : “ The PassionBond®” 

2018 Basel ArtTech+Blockchain Conference - 13th June 2018

June 12, 2018

PassionProtect® will act as a moderator of a panel during the conference New Art Academy & Forbes at ArtBasel. 

CBA Conference in Milan 28th May 2018 : The enhancements of collections in Italy and abroad

April 23, 2018

​PassionProtect® will present its financing solutions for collectors during the conference organised by CBA Studio Legale in Milan.

Private Wealth Europe Forum in Paris - 17th April 2018

April 16, 2018

PassionProtect® will attend the 2018 Private Wealth Europe Forum in Paris

PassionProtect® in Dubai for the UNFOLD Art XChange conference 19th/22nd March 2018

March 18, 2018

PassionProtect® is one of the panelist in the panel "Art as an Asset"

PassionProtect® in the 2017 Art & Finance Deloitte Report

November 10, 2017

PassionProtect® solution is mentioned in the 5th Art & Finance report by Deloitte and ArtTactic as one innovative initiative in art financing in 2017 - page 158 

April 17, 2017

Jeanne Bastien reports in l'Agefi Actifs on the "Responsible Art Market" initiative presented in Geneva in spring 2017

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