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Investment-Grade Whisky’s Lucrative Appeal

Crowns 3’s Charles Seddon on Investment-Grade Whisky’s Lucrative Appeal One sign that it might be time to start collecting whisky? Rare whisky outperformed investments in both wine and gold in 2015. We asked Crowns 3 Worldwide Luxury Group Director Charles Seddon about what collectors are buying to expand their whisky investment portfolios. A pioneer of whisky investment in Asia, Crowns 3 is a hub for securing and trading whisky that was established to meet the region’s growing demand for rare single malt. The company assists private clients in building high-yield portfolios consisting of investment-grade whiskies, rare bottlings, and private cask offerings from distilleries. Whisky bottles that Crowns 3 provided for their client in the Philippines, The Tasting Room in City of Dreams ManilaCrowns 3 was originally set up to accommodate elite investors and collectors of fine wines from Bordeaux and Burgundy. In 2008 to 2009, the wine market began to plateau and the company...

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Forbes Interviews Crowns 3

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Single Malt Scotch An investment alternative for investors with taste Story : Phisanu Phromchanya Pictures : Noppol Paksuttipol/AFP With fragile political situation and no clarity of how the things will unfold in Thailand, investors who hold on to key assets such as equities and other financial instruments are inevitably exposed to substantial political risks. Thus, their investment portfolios could post significant losses should political situation worsen. The current unstable condition could be a fine opportunity for investors to look for diversification into new investment alternatives such as collectibles.   For diversification and risk management purposes, a number of global investors have poured their funds into tangible assets such as jewelry, classic cars, art, watches, coins, stamps, and wine. Besides portfolio diversification, these assets are also considered to be low-risk investments that generate satisfactory returns. One of the collectibles that is still very new to Thailand and possesses hefty growth potential in the years to come is whisky,...

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Investment of Passion

Forbes Thailand and Crowns 3 hold one – of – kind Investment of passion: Gastronomic whisky dining experience (30 – 31 July 2014)

Forbes Thailand, in association with Crowns 3 Luxury consultants, recently held 2 unique dining /tasting experiences.

The events were spread over the course of 2 days with the first dinner held at the prostigeous Le Normandie Grill at The Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok. The event itself was held in conjuction with Kasikorn Bank – Thailand’s leader in private banking. The 70 guests were all private investors with the Bank.

Mandarin Oriental KL & KLM

Crowns 3, Mandarin Oriental KL & KLM hosted Malaysia’s first exclusive tasting events on the 5th of April. In attendance were the Scottish Society, KLM and Malaysian business leaders. The star Chef was ‘Scottish Chef of the Year’ Mr. David Littlewood. Having been in the culinary scene for more than 13 years, Mr. Littlewood is known as one of Scotland foremost Chef’s, Crowns 3 was honoured to have him prepare and cook for our event. The event was hosted by Mr. Stephen Notman who is considered to be one of China’s leading independent voices on whisky and our very own Mr. Charles Robert Seddon of Crowns 3. ...

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