Global Excellence 2021

136 Acquisition International - Global Excellence 2021 22 Acquisit on International - Issue 4 2021 Feb21159 A Sterling Effort! Sterling Global Financial is a world-leading organisation, committed to upholding values of the highest standard. The team’s work has earned them the title of Most Outstanding Alternative Asset Management Firm – 2021 in Acquisition International’s Global Excellence Awards, we thought we’d take a closer look to find out more. or the last fifty years, the team at Sterling has been leading the way when it comes to alternative investment management. While the firm offers a range of services including private banking, wealth management, real estate development, and lending, it’s in the field of alternative asset management where the firm comes into its own. The success of the firm has come from the expertise of its team, who have amassed years of experience in the real estate and financial industries. Combined, they have decades of work to draw on, covering all the different stages of the economic cycle in various countries. The unique ability to fuse real estate financing and development for its institutional and individual investors sets the business apart from its rivals. Core to all Sterling strategies that the team deploys is an alignment with their partners’ goals to preserve and grow capital. This is what has attracted so many clients from around the world. They are a group who is currently being entrusted with the administration and management of $9 billion of assets in real estate investment, development, lending, banking and trust services. It’s a trust that has built over years, and reflects the impressive record they hold. One of the guiding aspects of the business is its Investment Management. The firm’s flagship debt fund, Sterling Mortgage Income Fund Ltd is an open-ended Mortgage Investment Fund that the team established in February 2012. The aim of the fund has been to deliver a consistent yield of over 10% while providing for protection of principal via a diversified portfolio of high-quality mortgages. For many clients, this is the backbone of the services that the Sterling team provides across all of their platforms. Similarly important to success is the firm’s approach to private equity, with funds that focus on opportunistic, value-add equity Company: Sterling Global Financial Ltd Contact: Karyn Phuong Email: Phone: 242-677-1900 F investments in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean. At the heart of these funds is a desire to ensure that the team’s clients can benefit from fundamentally sound real estate investments growth potential. There are many markets in which Sterling is uniquely experienced, and the team is able to access development opportunities that other asset managers do not have access to, or the ability to manage. This is thanks to the long history and strong relationships that the team has been able to build with various developers, real estate private equity firms, private family investors, entrepreneurs and financial institutions across multiple jurisdictions. By leveraging these business ties, the team is able to discover opportunities, acquire them and provide value-adding initiatives that maximise the total return possible. It’s easy to see why Sterling is such an incredible success, developing methods of working that ensure total satisfaction at every stage of development. Few could disagree with the idea that the team has achieved what they call the, “Sterling Standard”. At the heart of these funds is a desire to ensure that the team’s clients can benefit from fundamentally sound real estate. There are many markets that Sterling is uniquely experienced in, and the team is able to access development opportunities that many other companies would turn away from.