PERIFI International Art & Finance SA is an independent Swiss structure specializing in Art Lending.
More commonly known as a “boutique lender”, the security and preservation of your “Art” capital are at the heart of our mandate. PERIFI International Art & Finance SA allows you, by implementing regulated “Taylor Made” solutions, to keep full control over your Art acquisitions.
CEO – Partner
Franco-Swiss born in Beirut Michel Santi has lived and traveled the Near and Middle East.
He was a trader (currencies) and trader (precious metals and commodities) in Geneva, before being boss of a trading room, in a French bank based in Switzerland. Subsequently, he created and managed two financial companies active in wealth management in Geneva. During this period, he founded and participated in the management of several investment funds (hedge funds).
Since 2006, he has advised (in an independent capacity) central banks of emerging countries and sovereign wealth funds, and was also for several years Professor of Finance in Geneva. In addition, he was a member of the World Economic Forum, IFRI.
In June 2015, after 30 years as an actor in the financial markets and adviser to the highest level of economic institutions, he took the step towards the world of Art where he now constitutes “Art portfolios” and collections. to its private and institutional clients.
He is a member of the boards of directors of several financial institutions, a qualified member of Finance Watch (advocating and working for an intensification of financial regulation) and a Senior member of LIFE (Lebanese International Financial Executives).