Investing in Alternative Assets: Just a few easy steps

Investment Types

Private Equity/Private Debt

  1. Asset Acceptance
  • Please submit the following items for review to:IRAServices@EquityInstitutional.com
    • Private Equity Representation Letter or Private Debt Representation Letter. [Links]
    • Offering Documents
    • Subscription Documents
    • Operation Agreement (LLCs)/ By Laws (Private Stock) / Limited Partnership Agreement (LPs)
    • All exhibits/ addendums
    • Equity Institutional will provide you with an update on your review or confirmation that it has been accepted with 5-7 business days.
  1. Open Client Account
  • Please have your clients deliver the following items to: IRAServices@EquityInstitutional.com
    • Application
    • Transfer form or Rollover check
    • Most recent account statement (If funding with transfer)
    • Equity Institutional will open the client’s account  with 24 -72 hours and submit a transfer request to the current custodian.
  • Once the client’s account is open and funds are in the account, Equity Institutional can fund the investment purchase.
  1. Fund Investment
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Precious Metals

  1. Asset Acceptance
  • Confirm that Equity Institutional can do business with the precious metals broker/dealer your client will be purchasing the metals from.  Simply call us at 877-345-IRA1 (4721).
  • If we have not funded a purchase to the precious metals broker before, simply have them send us the following:
    • Filed Articles for the business
    • Address of Business and phone number
    • We will be able to confirm the Precious Metals broker is set up on our platform within 48 to 72 hours.
  1. Open Client Account
  • Please have your clients deliver the following items to: IRAServices@EquityInstitutional.com
    • Application
    • Transfer form or Rollover check
    • Most recent account statement (If funding with transfer)
    • Equity Institutional will open the client’s account  with 24 -72 hours and submit a transfer request to the current custodian.
  • Once the client’s account is open and funds are in the account, Equity Institutional can fund the investment purchase.
  1. Fund Investment
  • Please have your clients deliver the following items to: IRAServices@EquityInstitutional.com
    • Invoice signed by the client or his/her designated representative.  Invoice to include:
      • Total price
      • Type of metal
      • Quantity
    • Precious Metals Direction of Investment Form [Link to Form]
    • Equity Institutional will fund the purchase in 1-2 business days if all documents are received.
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Non-Traded REITs/Oil & Gas Partnerships

  1. Open Client Account
  • Please have your clients deliver the following items to: IRAServices@EquityInstitutional.com
    • Application
    • Transfer form or Rollover check
    • Most recent account statement (If funding with transfer)
    • Equity Institutional will open the client’s account  with 24 -72 hours and submit a transfer request to the current custodian.
  • Once the client’s account is open and funds are in the account, Equity Institutional can fund the investment purchase.
  1. Fund Investment
  • Please have your clients deliver the following items to: IRAServices@EquityInstitutional.com
    • If not part of a joint venture, then the Oil and Gas Agreement; If Par of a Joint Venture, please see the requirements section for a private equity Investment.
    • General Direction of Investment Form
  • Equity Institutional will fund the purchase with 3-4 business days if all documents are received.
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Structured Settlements

  1. Open Client Account
  • Please have your clients deliver the following items to: IRAServices@EquityInstitutional.com
    • Application
    • Transfer form or Rollover check
    • Most recent account statement (If funding with transfer)
    • Equity Institutional will open the client’s account  with 24 -72 hours and submit a transfer request to the current custodian.
  • Once the client’s account is open and funds are in the account, Equity Institutional can fund the investment purchase.
  1. Fund Investment
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Real Estate

  1. Open Client Account
  • Please have your clients deliver the following items to: IRAServices@EquityInstitutional.com
    • Application
    • Transfer form or Rollover check
    • Most recent account statement (If funding with transfer)
    • Equity Institutional will open the client’s account  with 24 -72 hours and submit a transfer request to the current custodian.
  • Once the client’s account is open and funds are in the account, Equity Institutional can fund the investment purchase.
  1. Submit Purchase Agreement
  • Note: this step may be skipped if the seller does not require an earnest money deposit on the property.
  • Submit a copy of your purchase agreement, titled to Equity Trust Company Custodian, FBO “Client Name” IRA.
  • Submit a Direction of Investment form for Real Estate.
  • Equity Institutional will fund the earnest money deposit within 2-3 business day of receiving the request.
  1. Submit Final Purchase request
  • Submit a copy of the Settlement statement along with any additional items Equity Institutional should sign on behalf of the IRA.  Your title company/ attorney will confirm whether our signature is needed on any additional documents specific to the transaction.
  • Submit a Direction of Investment form for Real Estate.
  • Equity Institutional will fund the purchase within 2-3 business day of receiving the request.
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