Meyer Bergman and the art of investing

Marcus Meijer’s love of contemporary art is evident throughout the new Soho offices of Meyer Bergman, the private equity real estate firm he founded with his father, Ton, in 2004.

“If you buy the right works from the right artists and you like them, it’s a good investment,” says Meijer, who has collected works by artists including Georg Baselitz, Adrian Ghenie, Antony Gormley and Damien Hirst.

Meijer’s eye for an investment and appreciation of aesthetics is more commonly seen in his property dealmaking. The firm is currently tackling the £1bn high-end redevelopment of