Supporting Services

Accounting

In order to provide the highest level of service to its clients, GLL’s fund accounting team is experienced in various jurisdictions and accounting methodologies. There is continual interaction between all departments and the fund accounting team.

Business Development & Client Services

Since its inception GLL has enjoyed a high level of trust by its investors. GLL offers real estate investment solutions for institutional investors covering the full investment universe ranging from asset management services to fully managed master fund vehicles.

Compliance & Risk Management

GLL has a dedicated compliance officer. In addition to complying with all regulatory requirements GLL enforces high ethical and moral standards in the way it conducts business.

Financial Controlling

As an integral part of the investment process GLL's financial controlling group supports each fund manager by providing relevant information and advice.
At the portfolio level real estate controlling is the responsibility of the fund manager assigned to the portfolio/fund which monitors and controls all bank accounts and payments in conjunction with GLL’s internal accounting and controlling services, as well as with the external accountants assigned to specific fund assets.

Financing

GLL uses leverage where appropriate and takes the interest rate environment, the planned property holding period and the fund financing structure into account. Another key parameter is the selection of a third party lender or consortium of lenders. GLL has a dedicated financing and F/X team with strong standing relationships with all major lenders in the different investment regions.

Tax and Legal

Investing in more than 15 countries with individual tax regimes and legal systems, tax structuring is a crucial step in the decision making process. GLL’s in-house tax and legal team is supported by external renowned tax and legal consultants as required.