Based on currently available information the vehicle, referred to as “Sreif”, promises to offer an interesting tool for investments in real estate and affiliated products. Some planning, e.g. at the level of transfer taxes, however seems required to avoid drawbacks.
Examples of situations where Sreif could be an interesting tool:
As vehicle to tax efficiently structure privately held real estate portfolios.
Expected legal framework
The vehicle is expected to be introduced as one of the investment platforms governed by the Act of April 19th, 2014, implementing the Directive 2011/61/EU on Alternative Investment Fund Managers into Belgian legislation.
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