HOW TO INVEST

Matis opens the
doors of the art market for you

Our team of professionals makes it possible for you to invest in club deals and open up a world of opportunities without constraints.

Enjoy the thrill of investing,
while we handle the details

Our observation

The direct acquisition of contemporary masterpieces requires expertise and networks in a market where information is asymmetric.


Not only does it involve mobilizing a significant amount of cash, often hundreds of thousands or even millions of euros, but also appraising the artwork, assessing its condition, provenance, and more. Additionally, it requires to organize its professional transportation as to insure the artwork throughout its lifecycle.

Finally, finding a future buyer can be complex, demanding access to and a deep understanding of gallery and dealer networks.

Our solution

Our expert team carefully selects investment opportunities for you and takes care of due diligence on the artwork (condition, certificate, provenance), as well as its transportation and insurance. 

Through investment in our club deals, it becomes possible to invest in multiple artworks made by major 20th-century artists simultaneously. Starting from the selection phase, we collaborate with leading galleries and/or specialists of the acquired artists to entrust the artworks for resale.

Your investment 

experience

01

Matis Identifies Strong Art Market Trends

Matis determines present and future important trends in the art market and identifies iconic artists to follow via the cross-analysis of market research on art history movements and the examination of public and private transactions connected to the buying and selling of artworks. Indeed, artists such as Warhol, Basquiat, and Kusama have withstood the test of time. Their works' availability decreases as their demand rises, resulting in a scarcity effect.

02

Matis Selects Major Artworks

The artworks selected by Matis are appreciated by museums, leading worldwide galleries, and foreign collectors, with acquisition prices ranging from 500,000 to 5 million dollars. Our staff can swiftly assess the maximum price at which to purchase the artwork and so perform a diverse deal flow in order to optimize the possible resale at the time of acquisition. Because of our experience, we can acquire at a low enough price to resale through art market specialists (galleries) who are most familiar with prospective customers.

03

Matis Structures Club Deals for You to Invest

The club deal is a form of collective financing that allows multipleinvestors to pool their funds to invest in a project that would otherwise beinaccessible when investing alone.
 

For each artwork, a Simplified Joint Stock Company (SAS) is createdin which private investors can invest through the acquisition of convertiblebonds.

04

Artworks Are Entrusted to Major Galleries for Resale

Matis delegates the re-sale of the artworks to art galleriesspecializing in their respective artists, capable of replacing the artwork infront of the right collector at its correct market value.
 

Matis collaborates with the largest contemporary art galleries inEurope, the United States, the Middle East, and Asia.

05

Upon the sale of theartwork, you recover the invested amounts along with any capital gains, notguaranteed

Artworks are sold within a target horizon of 24 months. Depending onthe resale value obtained for the artwork, investors benefit from theperformance associated with the artwork, net of fees applied by Matis.
Matistargets to deliver an IRR(1) (not guaranteed) between 15% and 20%.

Easily access to the most  
prestigious art club deals

What is a club deal ?

The club deal is a form of collective financing where individualinvestors pool funds for various projects (stock market, real estate, art,etc.). 

It provides access to expensive operations that would otherwise bedifficult to access due to a lack of network, expertise, or resources.

What application in the context of contemporary art?

In the specific case of art, a legal structure is created to managethe investment of a particular artwork. Investors become bondholders, financing the acquisition of the said artwork. 

The returns from this operation depend on the capital gains realizedupon its resale.

Legal status and  
co-investment

For each club deal, an investment vehicle is created, allowing you to invest in a share of the artwork through the acquisition of convertible bonds.

Easily track your investments

Our investment platform has been designed to allow you to invest entirely online.

From this platform, you can:
  • Discover currently open club deals ;

  • Transfer cash to your wallet to invest in our club deals ;

  • Sign your subscription agreement ;

  • Keep up to date on the status of your investment until it is resold ;

Matis holds a certificate
from the AMF

Let our investors speak for us

Accessing artworks usually inaccessible to most investors

The main strength of Matis is to allow small shareholders to access masterpieces of art history, usually inaccessible to most investors - a valuable point for a young investor like myself. Moreover, Matis’ strategy for selecting the artworks is based on a rigorous approach, carried by a team of experts in the art market, with several years of experience. Finally, I appreciate the educational approach of the company, which I could perceive both in my exchanges with the sales team and in reading the supports and informational documents presented for each club deal.

Tibériade Allibert

Corporate lawyer

Matis allows investing in a piece of art history.

Thanks to Matis, I was able to easily invest in a high-performing asset class, which is difficult to access directly without in-depth knowledge of the art market and a significant financial envelope. I was convinced by the expertise of Arnaud Dubois and the investment team in their ability to source quality works, coveted by museum institutions and art professionals. The emotional and cultural dimension is also very strong and allows investing in a piece of art history.

Romain Suaudeau

CEO in Fintech

Perceive art under a new facet, that of investment

As a collector on a personal level, I was captivated by Matis' value proposition, which allows one to perceive art under a new facet, that of investment. Matis’ selection strategy focused exclusively on world-renowned artists whose value has been established for years, convinced me to take the step and invest in a work by François-Xavier Lalanne.

Ivan Michal

Partner of an equity fund

Investing in recognized artists with a high market value

Matis was recommended to me by an investor friend. I was subsequently convinced by the company's investment strategy, which only proposes investing in recognized artists with a high market value. Through this club deal investment solution, I can diversify my portfolio into an asset class that is weakly correlated with other financial products. In addition, the investment scheme is easy to understand, and the subscription procedures are quick.

Sébastien Lalevée

General Manager of an Asset Management Company

Simple and fast investment experience.

Matis is an interesting co-investment solution for building a diversified portfolio by investing in several high-quality artworks, which I would not have been able to purchase alone. Moreover, the investment experience is simple and fast.

Frédéric Bernard

Director of Social Action at Klesia and Deputy Director at Mcdef-Klesia Group

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Conseiller en gestion de patrimoine

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Julia Gourdia

Conseiller en gestion de patrimoine

Accessing artworks usually inaccessible to most investors

The main strength of Matis is to allow small shareholders to access masterpieces of art history, usually inaccessible to most investors - a valuable point for a young investor like myself. Moreover, Matis’ strategy for selecting the artworks is based on a rigorous approach, carried by a team of experts in the art market, with several years of experience. Finally, I appreciate the educational approach of the company, which I could perceive both in my exchanges with the sales team and in reading the supports and informational documents presented for each club deal.

Tibériade Allibert

Corporate lawyer

Matis allows investing in a piece of art history.

Thanks to Matis, I was able to easily invest in a high-performing asset class, which is difficult to access directly without in-depth knowledge of the art market and a significant financial envelope. I was convinced by the expertise of Arnaud Dubois and the investment team in their ability to source quality works, coveted by museum institutions and art professionals. The emotional and cultural dimension is also very strong and allows investing in a piece of art history.

Romain Suaudeau

CEO in Fintech

Perceive art under a new facet, that of investment

As a collector on a personal level, I was captivated by Matis' value proposition, which allows one to perceive art under a new facet, that of investment. Matis’ selection strategy focused exclusively on world-renowned artists whose value has been established for years, convinced me to take the step and invest in a work by François-Xavier Lalanne.

Ivan Michal

Partner of an equity fund

Investing in recognized artists with a high market value

Matis was recommended to me by an investor friend. I was subsequently convinced by the company's investment strategy, which only proposes investing in recognized artists with a high market value. Through this club deal investment solution, I can diversify my portfolio into an asset class that is weakly correlated with other financial products. In addition, the investment scheme is easy to understand, and the subscription procedures are quick.

Sébastien Lalevée

General Manager of an Asset Management Company

Simple and fast investment experience.

Matis is an interesting co-investment solution for building a diversified portfolio by investing in several high-quality artworks, which I would not have been able to purchase alone. Moreover, the investment experience is simple and fast.

Frédéric Bernard

Director of Social Action at Klesia and Deputy Director at Mcdef-Klesia Group

Examples of exits
operated by Matis

François-Xavier
Lalanne

ASSOCIATED CLUB DEAL AMOUNT

520 000 €

HOLDING PERIOD

9 months

INTERNAL RATE OF RETURN (ANNUALIZED)
(1)

42%

Anselm
Kiefer

ASSOCIATED CLUB DEAL AMOUNT

490 000 €

HOLDING PERIOD

1 month and 1 week

INTERNAL RATE OF RETURN (ANNUALIZED)
(1)

118%

Past performance does not guarantee future results. Investment in unlisted assets carries a risk of partial or total loss of invested capital.

Past performance does not guarantee future results. Investment in unlisted assets carries a risk of partial or total loss of invested capital.

Matis collaborates with wealth management professionals

Art as an asset class is an essential topic in wealth management and is already embraced by many wealth management professionals (financial advisors, family offices, private banks).

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How to invest in a Matis club deal?

To invest in a Matis club deal, you must create an account on the investment space app.matis.club by following this procedure:

  • If you have a referral code: enter the code directly on this page and follow the different steps;
  • If you do not have a referral code: complete this entry form on this page to obtain a referral code.

After your registration, an appointment will be proposed with a member of our sales team, after which you will have direct online access to all information about our various open club deals.

You can then invest in one or more Matis club deals directly from your online space, after submitting your identity documents and completing an adequacy test. You can fund your investor account by bank transfer or credit card, validate your investment order, and sign your subscription form. Subscribing to a Matis club deal results in the acquisition of convertible bonds into shares.

After your subscription, you will be regularly informed of news concerning your investment, on topics such as:

  • the transportation and valuation of the work;
  • the consignment date of the work to our partner galleries;
  • the exhibition of the work at contemporary art fairs and other artistic events.

Once the work is resold, within a target horizon of two years, the invested amounts and the profit made on the resale of the work (not guaranteed) will be directly transferred to your Matis payment account. You can choose to transfer these funds directly to your bank account or reinvest them in another club deal.

Who can invest in a Matis club deal?

Investment in our club deals is open to individuals or legal entities, French tax residents or not. However, Matis reserves the right to refuse certain subscribers if certain customer knowledge or fund traceability elements are not deemed sufficient by our teams, in view of our regulatory obligations.

How do convertible bonds into shares (CBS) issued by Matis in its club deals work?

The simplified joint stock company holding the artwork issues convertible bonds into shares.

Matis uses a non-conversion premium mechanism to transfer the capital gain issued from the sale of the work by the holding to our investors, limiting the tax impact of this gain.

A stock setup would have been possible but would have led to a double taxation system that we wanted to avoid. This setup has been validated by a law firm, which advises us on this subject.

What are the fees related to investing in Matis'club deals?

Matis is remunerated only from its investor clients and at the time of investment.

Entrance fees divided as follows will be applied to each investment:

- 6% of the invested amount for structuring our club deals;

- 4% of the invested amount charged as management fees.

Matis is also remunerated in case of profit realized on a club deal, amounting to 20% of the performance amount.

All Internal Rates of Return* and target returns indicated in our documentation are net of all these fees.

*The Internal Rate of Return (IRR) measures the profitability of an investment over a given period. It takes into account the evolution of the value of shares and distributed capital gains over the period, as well as subscription and management fees supported by the investor.

Is there a minimum investment to invest in a Matis club deal?

Club deals offered by Matis are accessible from an investment of € 20,000, and these conditions are identical for all our investors.

What is the taxation of Matis investments?

The convertible bonds into shares offered by Matis are subject to the tax regime of securities. Capital gains are thus subject to a flat tax of 30% for individuals, (17.2% in case of exemption), and taxed on corporate income tax or income tax in the case of certain subscriptions for civil companies choosing this tax regime.

These investments are not included in the taxable base of the IFI (French Wealth Tax).

Matis is in
the press

26 Janvier 2023

Nom de la parution presse

Le club deal est une forme de financement collectif où des investisseurs particuliers mutualisent des fonds pour des projets variés (boursiers, immobiliers, artistiques, etc.).

Il permet d'accéder à des opérations coûteuses, via la mise en relation entre porteurs de projet et investisseurs.

30/1/2024

Opening access to an asset class that is scarcely or not affordable

Matis now allows participation in investment rounds for masterpieces by artists like Kusama, Warhol, Dubuffet.

30/1/2024

Matis, a new intermediary for investing in art

The young company gives access to prestigious works, requiring an initial investment of a few thousand euros.

30/1/2024

A new platform to invest in art

Certified by the AMF, Matis offers club deals dedicated to investments in the art market featuring 20th-century artists.

30/1/2024

Matis aims to simplify investing in art

Launched by François Carbone and Arnaud Dubois in September 2023, Matis combines their expertise to provide access to a market that is difficult for individuals to enter.

30/1/2024

Invest in the art market with Arnaud Dubois

Analysis and explanation of the market, strategies to adopt, and advice for successful investing in this area.

30/1/2024

Invest in the art market with Arnaud Dubois and François Carbone.

I've been hearing more and more positive news about the art market lately. The most recent, last week, was the sale of a Picasso ("Woman with a Watch") for 139 million dollars, making it the second highest sale of the Spanish painter's work to date. How does the art market work and what opportunities can be found there?

30/1/2024

Opening access to an asset class that is scarcely or not affordable

Matis now allows participation in investment rounds for masterpieces by artists like Kusama, Warhol, Dubuffet.

30/1/2024

Matis, a new intermediary for investing in art

The young company gives access to prestigious works, requiring an initial investment of a few thousand euros.

30/1/2024

A new platform to invest in art

Certified by the AMF, Matis offers club deals dedicated to investments in the art market featuring 20th-century artists.

30/1/2024

Matis aims to simplify investing in art

Launched by François Carbone and Arnaud Dubois in September 2023, Matis combines their expertise to provide access to a market that is difficult for individuals to enter.

30/1/2024

Invest in the art market with Arnaud Dubois

Analysis and explanation of the market, strategies to adopt, and advice for successful investing in this area.

30/1/2024

Invest in the art market with Arnaud Dubois and François Carbone.

I've been hearing more and more positive news about the art market lately. The most recent, last week, was the sale of a Picasso ("Woman with a Watch") for 139 million dollars, making it the second highest sale of the Spanish painter's work to date. How does the art market work and what opportunities can be found there?

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