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Real Estate Funds


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. Course Content
  • 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
  • Consolidation
  • 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

Target Audience

Financial service professionals with at least 1 year experience in the fund industry who want to understand real estate funds.