Despite the financial crisis and the fall in real estate prices, real estate funds remain an interesting alternative to traditional bond and equity funds. Both real estate investment trusts (REITs) and real estate investment funds (REIFs) have established themselves as “mainstream” investments, which will continue being attractive in the long term. This course provides participants with a good understanding of real estate investment funds.
Market for real estate investment
Characteristics of REIFs
Differences between REITs and REIFs
Legal structures for REIFs
How REIFs and the REIFs market function
Fees in REIFs
Fund accounting for REIFs
Custody for REIFs
Risks associated with REIFs
Trends that will shape the future of real estate investment funds
1 day for up to 12 participants
Financial service professionals with at least 1 year experience in the fund industry who want to understand real estate funds.