Real estate funds for asset managers

Your real estate funds –
from fund launch
to administration

You take care of your real estate, we take care of all fund services

Universal Investment is a strategic partner and fund service platform for fund promoters and asset managers. With many years of experience for real estate, the Real Estate Team successfully structures and administers real estate investments in Germany and Luxembourg. 

As a fund initiator and specialist in real estate transactions and management, you concentrate on your core tasks. We take care of the fund administration.


Structuring and administration from one source



a review right through to the real estate’s DNA


asset managers can be onboarded at any time


knowledge of tax, corporate and investment law always up to date


division of competence for administration and value creation strategies in asset management

Real estate in numbers


billion euros gross fund assets (accumulated)


transactions concluded


real estate special AIFs (according to German and Luxembourg law)


onboarded national and international asset managers

As of December 2023

Global real estate competence

Universal Investment supports fund promoter and asset managers with global real estate competence in implementing investment strategies by active monitoring and reviewing of transactions on all markets.

Source: Universal Investment

Real estate platform

Since the launch of the real estate platform in 2011, outstanding growth has been achieved with an increase in assets under administration (AuA) exceeding 34.4 billion euros. This success story reflects the high level of our client confidence in the quality of services (as of September 2023).

Source: Universal-Investment-Gesellschaft mbH


We could manage the implementation of your real estate fund strategies. Let's talk.

New customers

Marcus Kuntz

Marcus Kuntz

Area Head Sales & Fund Distribution

+49 69 71043 190


Existing customers

Andreas Gessinger

Andreas Gessinger

Area Head Relationship Management Fund Initiators

+49 69 71043 552


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