Debt finance: no time to be ‘kissing frogs’

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Pricing corrections in the UK Retail Property market are creating opportunities for investors but the comparative lack of debt finance is hampering the execution of transactions. Continued negative sentiment towards the retail sector will undoubtedly – in the case of some assets – cause an over-correction in pricing. This will be exacerbated by some of […]

Are your trust borrowing decisions properly justified and evidenced?

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When investing funds offshore, due diligence and care around selecting an investment manager comes as standard for Trust professionals. Accountability for the choice of manager and the ongoing monitoring of their performance is something taken very seriously in the industry. Surely the same approach should be taken to debt? Whilst the selection of a debt […]

Preserving a protected trust with lending

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Where offshore trusts have been structured for an individual becoming UK deemed domicile, potential ‘tainting’ implications, particularly those related to lending, are now front of mind. Tainting occurs when value is added to the trust after it has been established, by the addition of assets or income. In the context of lending, there are circumstances […]