We provide an operationally consistent and globally integrated fund administration, accounting and reporting platform—no matter where capital is raised or deployed, ensuring your focus remains on core business activities.
CBRE’s Global Investment Administration (GIA) provides services to investment managers, sovereign wealth funds and other institutional investors related to the accounting, reporting and administration of their investments in global real estate portfolios. Our team is dedicated to real estate like no other service provider in the fund administration industry. Historically part of the largest Real Estate Investment Manager, we serve all real estate asset classes in a range of simple to complex investment structures. Our global platform gives our clients an integrated and consistent set of services and deliverables no matter where they raise or deploy capital globally—from property through fund and investor reporting. We have dedicated teams in 14 countries that provide local expertise where needed, while also a part of our global operating platform.
- Portfolio accounting & financial reporting: Services related to accounting and fiancial reporting including maintenance of the general ledger, cash flw forecasts, coordination of professional engagements and preparation of annual budgets.
- Client and Investor reporting/analysis: Design and implementation of standard reporting formats or custom reporting solutions and dissemination of investor reports and other communications to investors.
Performance measurement: Establishing, compiling and calculating performance metrics. Also includes GIPS compliance, conducting scenario analyses and submission to industry organizations.
- Company Secretarial: Maintenance of legal documentation including set-up and dissolution of legal entities, Board of Directors meeting minutes and resolutions, company registers, etc.
Transfer Agency: Services range from calculating and processing investor capital calls and distributions, maintaining investor register and contact information and supporting compliance with KYC/AML programs.
- Cash Management/Disbursement: Services include set-up of bank accounts, processing cash disbursements, monitoring cash receipts and preparation of monthly bank reconciliations.
Treasury-Debt/Hedge Instrument Administration: Services range from supporting execution of debt financing/ hedging derivatives to the reporting on compliance with debt covenants.
Tax Compliance: Facilitating entity’s tax processes including set-up of offshore tax entities, calculating the estimated tax payable, making tax payments and filing tax return.
Compliance and Regulatory Support: Oversight of investment entities to ensure regulatory compliance, including documentation related to licensing applications and preparation of regulatory filings.
Client Data Management: Includes the preparation of data files to be uploaded into a client’s proprietary system and coordinating with third-party service providers for data input into GIA’s system.
Asset Finance: Services include supporting the acquisition of new assets and overseeing the coordination of asset-level financial reporting, treasury process, tax filings and statutory audits.