The main developer behind the Cambo oil field is ultimately owned in an offshore tax haven, which could deprive the UK of tens of millions of pounds.
Campaigners have renewed calls for more affordable housing and rent controls after it emerged flats in a former public building were being let for up to £2,500 a month.
The number of companies registered in tax havens investing in Scotland over the last decade has increased by nearly 60 per cent.
Campaigners say Scotland’s renewable energy wealth is being “looted” by international tax avoiders, and millions in profits “siphoned overseas" into tax havens.
One of Scotland’s leading wind power developers has come under attack for allegedly avoiding millions of pounds of tax by being owned in the Cayman Islands.
Amazon’s flagship Scottish distribution centre, developed with the aid of £6.3m in Scottish Enterprise grants, is now owned and registered in a tax haven.
The property deal behind the construction of the new UK Government Edinburgh office hub generated a £6.5m dividend payout to a tax haven firm.
Tax haven firms are buying up large swathes of the capital, with many of Edinburgh’s most iconic buildings now owned offshore, The Ferret can reveal.
Registers of Scotland data shows 3,237 Scottish properties were owned by companies based outside of the UK in 2019.