Real estate, alternative real assets and other diversions

Our Partners

Butterfield Mortgages Limited

Butterfield Mortgages Limited (BML) provides bespoke residential mortgage solutions for UK-based and international high net worth individuals. Around the world, Butterfield focuses on wealth creation through the establishment of long-term, multi-generational relationships with clients and their families. Each BML client will enjoy the services of a dedicated relationship team, comprising professionals with deep experience in the field who specialise in efficiently structuring personalised lending solutions to match clients' unique circumstances and requirements. BML is part of the Butterfield Group, a NYSE-listed international financial services company established in 1858, with operations in London since 1965, and a 20-year history of providing mortgages in the UK. For more information about Butterfield Mortgages Limited, please contact Hayleigh Liney email: 

Tim Green Executive Search

We have been recruiting senior finance professionals to the commercial real estate sector for over two decades. Clients we work with range from quoted to privately owned businesses in the UK and overseas. Typical positions we assist with are at the CFO/FD level, and we have a large network that we have built over the past twenty years.

Networking is our passion. We are curious about people. We enjoy having a positive effect on people and businesses by making the right connections. Our experience allows us to work quickly and accurately, and our aim is to help people make the right decisions. Getting it right first time saves time and


BDO is a leading global accountancy and business advisory firm providing assurance, tax and advisory services to a wide range of real estate companies. We support them in delivering shareholder value and commercial success. Clients value our technical expertise, real estate industry focus and network of contacts which helps them to confidently navigate the daily challenges facing their business.

BDO has one of the largest and experienced real estate teams in the UK, with over 200 people dedicated to the sector. We work with a range of real estate businesses including large UK and global private and listed businesses as well as privately owned, start-up and entrepreneurial organisations. Our in depth knowledge of the real estate sector ensures that we are able to support the growth and future needs of our clients covering regulatory, corporate governance and structuring.

Black Dog Hill Vineyard

A family run boutique vineyard producing multi award winning Sparkling wine within the unique chalky landscape of the South Downs National Park. Order online or collect from our shop on the high street in Ditchling Our three Vintage Sparkling Classic Cuvée wines and a selection of gifts are all available from our website

Cass Business School

Cass Business School, which is part of City, University of London, is a leading global business school driven by world-class knowledge, innovative education and a vibrant community. Cass has been at the leading edge of business education for over 50 years, developing leaders who help businesses thrive through change and uncertainty.

Located in the heart of one of the world’s leading financial centres, Cass has strong links to both the City of London and the thriving entrepreneurial hub of Tech City.

The faculty at Cass are experts in their fields, producing cutting-edge research with real-world impact. The recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) results assessed 84% of Cass research to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Cass educates nearly 4,000 students each year on globally renowned programmes across all levels of study from undergraduate, to master’s, to Executive Education. On graduating, students join a 45,000+ strong alumni community across more than 160 countries.

The Investment Room and The Lettings Room

With 4 offices and 32 employees The Lettings Room and The Investment Room offer property rental, management and investment services throughout the North of England. After 20 years the company has grown to manage 5,000 properties and this year will build or convert close to 1,000 more. Expert professionals are on hand to talk clients through every aspect of either process and the company's high regional profile means that new developments are continually being added. The company's warehouse,mill and office conversions combined with multi-year rental guarantees offers investment opportunities in areas that are increasingly popular with both individual and institutional investors.

Kames Capital

Kames Capital is a UK-based investment management business managing £42.6 billion (30/6/18) on behalf of UK and international clients including pension funds, financial institutions, charities, wealth managers, family offices and individuals. We have capabilities across various asset classes including property investment. We aim to deliver attractive returns from property investment by looking beyond prime real estate and focusing on higher-yielding secondary and regional properties. We call it our Active Value strategy. Our property investment team is built on strong foundations. We have one of the UK’s most experiences teams, with an average of 21 years in the market (as at 31/12/18). Learn more at

Derwent London

Derwent London plc owns a 5.5 m sq ft portfolio of commercial real estate predominantly in central London and is the largest London-focused real estate investment trust (REIT). Our experienced team has a long track record of creating value throughout the property cycle by regenerating our buildings via development or refurbishment, effective asset management and capital recycling. Most of our properties are in the West End or Tech Belt and we take a fresh approach to the regeneration of every building with a focus on anticipating tenant requirements and an emphasis on design. 2019 will witness the unveiling of a new 243,000 sq ft landmark development in Paddington, W2. Brunel Building, fronting the Grand Union Canal, is a striking, world class office building that sits directly opposite one of Paddington Station’s main entrances. Restaurant space arranged on the ground floor will also provide an exciting amenity for the office occupiers above, as well as the local area. The building will also feature a new accessible quayside along with generous outdoor seating, which will make for an active waterfront. In 2018, the Group won numerous awards including EG ‘Offices Company of the Year’ and Property Week ‘Property Company of the Year’. @derwentlondon

Lombard International

Lombard International is a leading life insurance-based wealth solutions provider with over 25 years’ experience. We have the strength and expertise to provide wealth structuring solutions using unit-linked life insurance to ultra-high net worth individuals, their families and institutions around the globe. The global group, Lombard International, launched to market in September 2015. With head offices in Luxembourg and Philadelphia, and serving over 20 markets across the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America, we are able to provide multi-jurisdictional wealth planning solutions on a global basis with a deep understanding of local cultures and attitudes. Global assets under administration are in excess of €41.2bn as of 31 December 2017. Our global team of over 500 includes more than 60 technical experts and over 100 client services professionals specializing in multiple jurisdictions. Funds managed by Blackstone own Lombard International. Blackstone Group L.P. is one of the world’s leading investment firms with $434 billion in assets under management as at 31 December 2017.


LondonMetric is a FTSE 250 REIT that owns one of the UK’s leading listed logistics platforms alongside a diversified long income portfolio. It owns and manages desirable real estate that meets occupiers’ demands, delivers reliable, repetitive and growing income-led returns and outperforms over the long term. LondonMetric has 16 million sq ft under management valued at £2.3 billion. Further information is available at


Clearbell is a privately-owned real estate fund management and advisory business known for thinking around, over and through challenges to find the best solutions. We invest in and advise on a diverse range of real estate projects across the UK, looking past the obvious to spot opportunities where others may not look.

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