Join global real estate's trendsetters in Hong Kong

The PERE Asia Summit is the largest private equity real estate conference in the region and over the past 13 years has connected the world’s opinion leaders to determine the global direction of the asset class.

Underpinned by PERE’s unrivalled networking, the Summit is the largest real estate event in the region and is the flagship event at PERE Asia Week.

By joining the event on 4-5 March 2020, you will connect with private real estate’s most influential community of more than 600 global institutional investors, fund managers, and developers to share strategies and create deals that make headlines.

This is the one event of the year where you are conspicuous in your absence – secure your place to PERE Asia Summit today and save!






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GreenOak Real Estate

The preeminent Asian RE conference.

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Manulife Insurance Company

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PERE Asia Summit 2020

With a focus on premium networking and content, the flagship PERE Asia Summit connects the world’s most sought after audience for global industry-leading knowledge-sharing and discussions.

PERE Debt Forum 2020

Enhance your real estate debt strategy by exchanging ideas with the most influential LPs and demonstrate your unique value-add capabilities to turbocharge fundraising for 2020 and beyond.

We are currently working hard to create a world-class agenda yet again for PERE Asia Summit 2020. For any enquiries, please contact Florian Nuessel (PERE Asia Summit) at

Download your copy of preliminary agenda here

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Day 1 - Tuesday 3rd

Grand Opening Cocktails – Sponsored by Baker McKenzie
18:00 - 20:00

Grand Opening Cocktails – Sponsored by Baker McKenzie

The Summit launches with its relaxed and enjoyable pre-conference networking cocktail party from 6pm at the Grand Hyatt Pool House. Pick up your registration pack, grab a glass of champagne, and start networking with your industry peers ahead of the main conference.


Day 2 - Wednesday 4th

Global trends & Specialist
07:45 - 08:55

PERE VIP Breakfasts – by invitation only

08:00 - 08:55

Registration, refreshments and morning networking

08:55 - 09:20

Welcome and opening from the day one chairperson

09:20 - 10:10

Opening panel: Asia’s real estate investor crystal ball - What’s in store for the 2020s?

In the interactive quick-fire round, the region’s industry leaders will discuss upcoming trends, capital flows, the shifting dynamics in asset management and their predictions on what GPs will have to do to survive the next decade to come.

10:10 - 10:45

Keynote interview – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

An exclusive look back at the funds raised and deals made of the past years from an industry expert.

10:45 - 11:15

Networking coffee break

11:15 - 11:50

Discussion: Occupier Angles – Is private real estate ready for changing demands?

As the rise in co-living and co-working demonstrates, the needs of operating partners and occupiers are being disrupted on a global scale. What do investors and developers need to plan for? And how can you future-proof your current portfolio?

11:50 - 13:00

LP panel discussion – Institutional perspectives on private real estate

Global investors will debate the current cycle, fees and portfolio strategies. In addition, we will explore a multitude of issues such as ESG guidelines, diversity, internal capabilities and the changing relationships with GPs and operating partners.

13:00 - 14:30

Networking lunch at the Tiffin lounge

14:30 - 17:45

Breakout into the PERE Asia 2020 Streams:


The PERE Tech stream will explore the latest developments in investment and property technology – and how they will affect your bottom lines. Who are the proptech disrupters?


PERE Direct and Co-Investment

Direct investment from LPs has become an increasing trend, increasingly disrupting the LP-GP-Developer hierarchy. In addition, a multitude of co-investment models will further affect fees and bottom lines. What are the implications for those involved – and those left behind?


PERE Alternatives

From hospitality to data centers, from co-living to car-parks, PERE Alternatives will explore the best strategies when it comes to the asset class, demographics, and yields. Hear from the experts in case studies and discussions.


17:45 - 17:50

End of first day

17:50 - 20:00

PERE Asia’s famous evening cocktail reception

Sponsors, secure your table now and invite your investors to join you for an evening of dinner and drinks to network and wind-down. Contact the sponsorship team on



Day 3 - Thursday 5th

Global markets, Research Insights & PERE Think Tanks
07:45 - 08:45

Breakfast Briefing – by invitation only

Hosted by Colliers International

08:45 - 09:15

Registration, refreshments and morning networking

09:15 - 09:20

Welcome to day two and opening comments from today’s chairperson

09:20 - 09:55

Data snapshot: The global fundraising trends – PERE and RCA

09:55 - 10:40

Europe – Looking for the right strategies

  • Will Asian investors continue to buy-up first-tier real estate? Is there an increasing trend for capital to flow into second-tier and Central European markets?
  • What’s next for the UK four months after Brexit?
  • From logistics to multifamily – what are the growth drivers in the next decade?
10:40 - 11:10

Networking coffee break

11:10 - 11:55

North America – Seeking returns in a highly competitive region

  • What are the growth opportunities for foreign investors in the world’s largest real estate market? Where are the high-growth regions and asset classes as the tax regime is becoming more favourable?
  • Will high hedging costs continue to influence investment over the coming years?
  • Are ‘Opportunity Zones’ here to stay? What’s in it for private funds?
11:55 - 12:40

Australia – Opportunities in a changing market

  • Will Australia continue to be a prime destination for Chinese offshore capital?
  • Where are the major opportunities in real estate debt and the opportunities arising from tightening curbs on property lending?
12:40 - 13:45

Networking lunch

13:45 - 14:15

Talk: Weijian Shan - Out of the Gobi: My Story of China and America

14:15 - 15:00

Panel: What’s next for China – Cross-border investments and capital flows

  • As China is consolidating again and foreign capital flows back in, where are the next big opportunities – from residential to office and logistics.
  • Will China’s real estate debt assets continue to offer attractive returns?
  • Who are the rising stars as China’s domestic LPs and GPs enter the next phases of an increasingly maturing market?
15:00 - 15:45

Asian markets focus and the next big trends

  • From logistics in Korea to Hospitality in Japan, what are the latest growth strategies?
  • Demographics, yields and asset classes: What is the right mix for mature markets in the region?
  • Emerging markets: What are the panellists’ top and bottom recommendations?
15:45 - 18:00

Networking coffee break and breakout into PERE Think Tank Roundtables:

  • Logistics opportunities
  • Renewables and sustainability
  • Exit strategies and secondaries
  • The Greater Bay Area
  • The UK market after Brexit
  • Asia’s demographic change
  • Core VS Opportunistic
  • US: Taxes and Trade Wars

We are currently working hard to create a world-class speaking faculty yet again for PERE Asia Summit 2020. For any enquiries, please contact Florian Nuessel (PERE Asia Summit) at

Download your copy of preliminary agenda here

Jonathan Brasse

Senior Editor, PERE

Jonathan Brasse is the senior editor for PEI Media’s Real Estate Group which comprises the group's real estate publications, PERE and Real Estate Capital. Jonathan leads the group’s editorial team and is responsible for setting the agendas for the pr… Read full bio

Miao Chi

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sigma Delta Partners Investment

Mr Miao Chi is the Founder of Sigma Delta Partners and Regent Capital. Mr. Chi has led the investments to Beijing Dinghao Plaza and Eggshell Group recently. Mr. Chi is the Chairman of Brilliant, a logistics warehouse developer and asset manager found… Read full bio

Bernie Devine

Regional Director, Asia, Yardi

With 30+ years’ experience dedicated to real estate and technology, Bernie is considered a leader in digital transformation in real estate, and using data to create a more competitive and collaborative environment. He supports real estate clients wit… Read full bio

Mark Fogle

Head of Real Estate, Managing Director, Baring Private Equity Asia

Mr. Fogle joined BPEA in 2011 to spearhead the Firm’s move into the real estate sector. From 2006 to 2010, Mr. Fogle served as Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer in Asia at RREEF, the alternative investment and asset management arm of Deu… Read full bio

Christina Gaw

Managing Principal, Gaw Capital Advisors Limited

Christina is a Managing Principal of Gaw Capital Partners and in charge of global capital markets activities. She works closely with limited partners relating to capital raising and new product developments. Gaw Capital is a real estate private equit… Read full bio

Paul Gillen

Managing Director, Hodges Ward Elliott

Paul is an accomplished real estate professional with over 20 years of experience that includes real estate sales, recapitalizations, acquisitions, financing and asset management. His experience covers all property types and investments throughout th… Read full bio

David Green-Morgan

Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Real Capital Analytics

With 20 years’ experience in the real estate industry, across both the public and private sectors, David specializes in delivering market-leading real estate capital markets data, research, analytics and strategies to clients. Real Capital Analytics… Read full bio

Andie Kang

Co-Chief Executive Director, IGIS Asset Management

Mr. Kang joined IGIS Asset Management in 2015 as the co-managing CEO of IGIS Asset Management and a member of IGIS AM’s board of directors. He brings over 15 years of real estate experience to manage the firm’s capital market platform with responsibi… Read full bio

Stefan Mächler

Group Chief Investment Officer, Swiss Life

After studying law at the University of St. Gallen, Stefan Mächler (lic. iur. HSG) spent 18 years working for the Credit Suisse Group in the capital market and asset management areas. After nine years abroad and various posts in Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul a… Read full bio

Stuart Mercier

Managing Director and Head of Asia, Real Estate, Brookfield

Stuart Mercier is a Managing Director and Head of Asia, Real Estate overseeing Brookfield’s operations and institutional relationships. Mr. Mercier also has direct responsibility for Brookfield’s Real Estate activities across Asia including business… Read full bio

Christoph Schumacher

Head of Global Real Estate, Credit Suisse Asset Management

Christoph was appointed Head of Global Real Estate at Credit Suisse Asset Management in June 2017. From March 2011, Christoph was the CEO of Union Investment Institutional Property GmbH, Germany, where he was in charge of the institutional business a… Read full bio

Bill Schwab

Managing Partner, Real Estate Investments Company

Bill Schwab has served as Global Head of Real Estate for the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) from January 2009 to June 2018. He was responsible for an investment portfolio comprising direct and indirect investments, public and private debt and… Read full bio

Weijian Shan

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PAG Group

Weijian Shan is chairman and CEO of PAG, a private equity firm with more than $30 billion in capital under management. PAG invests throughout Asia. Prior to PAG, he was a partner of TPG, a private equity firm based in San Francisco, and co-managing p… Read full bio

Terence Tang

Managing Director, Capital Markets & Investment Services, Asia, Colliers International

A highly tenured leader in advisory services and principal real estate investment management, Terence’s deep expertise is founded on more than 29 years of successful acquisitions and investments across Asia. Working in both the private and government… Read full bio
François Trausch

François Trausch

Chief Executive Officer, Allianz Real Estate

François Trausch joined Allianz in January 2016 as Global CEO for Allianz Real Estate. Prior to this position, François was CEO of Asia Pacific for GE Capital Real Estate and also served as President & CEO for GE Capital Real Estate Japan. He held ea… Read full bio

Richard Yue

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer, ARCH Capital Management

Richard Yue co-founded ARCH Capital in 2006 and has over 25 years of experience in the Asian real estate industry. Richard’s experience includes investing over US$5.0 billion of equity around Asia across core, core-plus, value-add, and opportunistic… Read full bio
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