A long history of providing high-quality advice for businesses and individuals entrusted with the future.

The world of finance and investment sits on a knife-edge. An unguarded word or rash comment on the other side of the planet can have instantaneous impact upon confidence; equally, an optimistic observation can spark a rush.

But at the heart of finance, caution sets the beat. 

So we appreciate the key challenges investors and funders face: from shareholder value and operational efficiency, to brand strength and profitability targets. Because of our way of working, the better way, we are able to look at property from the dual perspectives of the end-user and the investor or funder simultaneously. 

What we see is that you are entrusted with the future. 

Fortunately, we have history - more than 230 years of it - to fall back on as a foundation of support. Our reputation for providing high-quality advice in consistently changeable economic times is based on our understanding that no two transactions are alike

But our experience of the property acquisition, design and construction procurement processes enables us to understand, manage and minimise risk and exposure to achieve a successful outcome.

We are never afraid to advise you to walk away from a transaction if it's the right course of action for you, or to march confidently and as swiftly or discreetly as pinstripes allow in the direction of an opportunity to increase or perhaps redefine value.

Either recommendation would be based on our expertise ranging from traditional property-related professional services to real estate strategy and implementation planning.

We advise the property world's professional population of advisers and financiers, and clients ranging from entrepreneurs, to landlords, estate managers, developers and occupiers, to property departments of listed companies the better way.

Key Contacts

Richard Davies

[email protected]

Gareth Hird

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Financial Clients
  • Aareal Bank AG
  • Aberdeen Property Investors
  • AEW
  • Aeriance Finance
  • Allied Irish Bank
  • Almacantar
  • Al Rayan Bank
  • Apollo Global Management
  • Aviva Plc
  • AXA Group
  • Bank of China
  • Bank of East Asia
  • Bank of Ireland
  • Bank of Siam
  • Barclays Bank Plc
  • British Steel Pension Fund
  • Business Lending Group
  • Cain International
  • Canada Life
  • Chelsfield
  • Citi
  • CIMB Bank
  • Close Bros
  • CLS Holdings
  • Clydesdale Bank
  • Credit Agricole
  • Deutsche Bank Group AG
  • Deutsche Hypothkenbank AG
  • Deutsche Postbank AG
  • EFG Bank
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • European Investment Bank
  • Europe Arab Bank
  • Fidelity UK
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Guggenheim Partners
  • Helaba Bank
  • Henley Property Finance
  • Hermes Real Estate Investment
  • HSBC Bank Plc
  • Industrial & Commercial Bank of China
  • ING Real Estate
  • Investec Bank Plc
  • Knight Frank Investors
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Lone Star Asset Management
  • Macquarie Bank
  • Maybank International
  • Mayfair Capital
  • Mizrahi Tefahot Bank
  • National Bank of Abu Dhabi
  • Nord LB
  • Norges Bank Investment Management
  • Oaktree Capital Management
  • Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation
  • Patrizia Immobillien AG
  • Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB)
  • PGIM Real Estate
  • Qatari Diar
  • Roebuck Capital
  • Savills Investment Management
  • Scottish Windows Investment Partnership
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Tesco Pension Investment
  • Trust Real Estate
  • West LB AG

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