The University’s assets are managed by the University of Helsinki Funds and Helsinki University Properties Ltd, an affiliate of the University. These two, together with the University proper and the two foundations, comprise the University of Helsinki Group. The Group’s assets mainly consist of real property, limited companies and securities. The Group has a total staff of 10,000 and an overall income of 1.1 billion euros, and its balance sheet amounts to nearly 1.7 billion euros. In 2017 the Group’s returns totalled 33 million euros and its gear ratio was 68 per cent.