Barings Real Estate appoints director of tax

Barings Real Estate Advisers has appointed Gary Sin as Director of Tax for its UK and European funds business to support the firm’s existing range of products as well as the creation of new products.

Sin brings more than 15 years of international tax experience and specialises in delivering tax solutions on European cross-border real estate transactions, real estate fund activities including fund structuring, acquisitions, disposals and reorganisations. He joins Barings from PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was a Senior Tax Manager since December 2014 having advised on the set-up of a number of global investment funds. Prior to this he gained experience at both Ernst & Young and KPMG.
Charles Weeks, Head of Real Estate Europe at Barings Real Estate Advisers, says: “Gary will be an integral part of the team as we maintain, build and initiate new opportunities with investors across our real estate investment strategies. He has an impressive track record in cross-border investments and we look forward to working with him.”
Sin says: “Barings Real Estate Advisers has great ambition for its European business and I look forward to working with the teams both in London and across its pan-European platform to help grow the firm’s investment strategies.”
Barings Real Estate Advisers is part of Barings LLC, one of the world’s largest diversified real estate investment managers. The group is an active investor in private and public, equity and debt markets, and provides core, value-added, and opportunistic investment and advisory services to institutional and other qualified investors around the globe.