We draw from a wealth of experience and knowledge to provide the highest quality of service in relation to real assets and property structuring, administration and servicing. With particular expertise in real estate, infrastructure and environmental funds, our highly skilled multijurisdictional team can provide specialist and comprehensive support across a range of real asset investment strategies.

Real Estate

We can meet all your structuring and administration real estate needs, whether for high value personal property or commercial real estate. The responsible management of real estate is at the heart of our proposition and with more than £5bn of real estate assets under management, our team of corporate structuring, tax and accounting professionals is primed to assist you in realising your international property investment ambitions.

Residential Real Estate
Buying and owning a high-value property for your own use, or that of your family, can be complex - particularly when making purchases across borders or when dealing with properties other than your primary residence.

We can help by:

  • Structuring the ownership of the asset in line with long-term family objectives and succession plans, enhancing confidentiality, ensuring compliance and optimising tax exposure.
  • Preparing appropriate tax returns and claims for the jurisdiction of the property.
  • Preparing for and dealing with tax compliance requirements associated with sale or transfer .
  • Escrow services for purchases and sales.


Commercial Real Estate
Property remains a staple for many private and institutional investors across the world. Our international team is highly experienced in supporting complex, cross-border property transactions and investment structures.

We can help by:

  • Structuring ownership through the most appropriate international company or trust structure for your needs.
  • Preparing necessary tax returns and claims in the asset's jurisdiction.
  • Ensuring compliance with local tax rules associated with a sale, such as UK stamp duty and land taxes.
  • Providing escrow services for high value transactions.
  • Managing complex property portfolios, such as student accommodation, hotels, shopping centres or office blocks.
  • Taking care of financial accounting and reporting requirements including complex accounting adjustments, waterfall calculations and management fee calculations.
Infrastructure Funds

Infrastructure funds can require longer term investment and therefore face greater risks. Our administrators are fully aware of these needs and provide the consistent support required to handle these funds effectively.

We can help by:

  • Supporting you with the formation and start up of a new fund.
  • Providing experienced directors, compliance and company secretarial services to assist with governance requirements.
  • Taking care of financial accounting and reporting requirements including complex cash flow management and forecasting.
  • Providing real asset portfolio risk monitoring and reporting.
  • Offering investor services to qualified investors such as institutional investors, sovereign funds and pension funds.
Environmental Funds

We embrace the opportunities that working towards an environmentally sustainable economy presents. By using our expertise in governance, company secretarial and accounting services we provide a complete offering to clients across a broad range of entities.

We provide a wide-ranging service to independent corporate enterprises, listed entities and more traditional fund structures across a variety of industries including the oil, gas and renewable energy sectors. Our global team of experts will keep you at the forefront of the ever-changing environmental and energy landscape.

We can help by:

  • Providing support with the establishment of a new fund, including start-ups.
  • Supporting governance objectives by providing experienced directors, compliance and company secretarial services.
  • Taking care of financial accounting and reporting requirements.
  • Facilitating investment monitoring and reporting.
  • Providing guidance and support in areas such as FATCA, CRS and the AIFMD.


To discuss our real assets services, please contact Ian Horswell, Global Head of Business Development, Funds:

Ian Horswell


To learn how we can enhance your business, contact Ian:

T: +44 1534 635742
E: ian.horswell@suntera.com

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