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The Association of Real Estate Funds

Identification number in the register: 5804781152-61
Registration date: 07/07/2008 12:57:07

The information on this entity was last modified on: 28/04/2015 11:16:50
The date of the last annual update was: 28/04/2015 11:16:50
Next update due latest on: 28/04/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

The Association of Real Estate Funds


UK company limited by guarantee, not for profit organisation

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

Kingsway, 65
London WC2B 6TD

(+44 20) 7269 4677

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  John Cartwright

Chief Executive

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Mark Sherwin

Secretary General

    Goals / remit

We promote the interests of member funds by:

•Ensuring that members offer consistently high quality products and support services to investors and their advisers, and by enhancing the understanding of real estate funds by those users through our governance and transparency standards;

•Informing, influencing and lobbying policy makers, tax and regulatory authorities, and other official bodies to achieve the optimum business environment for real estate funds, through the work of our Executive, Secretariat, Committees and Working Groups;

•Influencing the evolution of our industry by
(i) seeking ways to enhance the products and services offered by members;
(ii) addressing the concerns of third party stakeholders, and;
(iii) developing members’ understanding of new asset types; through promotion of debate, arrangement or sponsorship of events, and commissioned research.

  • European
  • national

    Specific activities covered by the Register

Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive
European Long Term Investment Funds
Capital Markets Union





Urban Intergroup


    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

25%: 1



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Taxation

    Membership and affiliation

Member of the European Real Estate Forum (EREF) - an informal multinational alliance of organisations with an interest in institutional investment in European real estate.

Member of the Property Industry Alliance (PIA)- a cross industry group representing the commercial property industry in the UK.

    Financial data

10/2013  -  09/2014

< 9,999 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.