Join global real estate's trendsetters in Singapore

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, which for the first time will be held in Singapore.

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!






What our delegates say

Sonny Kalsi

GreenOak Real Estate

The preeminent Asian RE conference.

Katharine Andrews

NGS Super

I was very impressed with the quality of the content and speakers.

Hidetoshi Ono

Manulife Insurance Company

One of the best conferences I have ever attended.

Featured speakers

View all speakers
View all speakers

Three months network building in three days

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.

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 the agenda here

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
View agenda page


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 a venue close to the event. 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
08:00 - 08:55

PERE VIP Breakfasts – by invitation only

LP Networking Morning (by invitation only)

Founders Roundtable (by invitation only)

Women in Real Estate (by invitation only)

08:15 - 08:55

Registration, refreshments and morning networking

08:55 - 09:15

Welcome and Introduction

09:15 - 10:05

Opening keynote panel day one: The real estate investor crystal ball - What’s in store for the 2020s?

In 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.

10:05 - 10:30


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

10:30 - 11:00

Networking coffee break

11:00 - 11:30

Snapshot: The top fundraisers and deals

PERE and RCA will provide a framework to the day’s discussion based on the latest results in in-house expertise

11:30 - 12:35

Institutionals discussion – LP 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.

12:35 - 12:55

Global Leader Insights

Alllianz’ François Trausch will share insights and strategies on how Asia will help the real estate giant achieve its ambitious goals for the next three years to come

12:55 - 14:05

Networking lunch

14:05 - 14:50


What are the latest developments in investment and property technology – and how will they 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.


14:50 - 15:35

PERE Trends & Alternatives

From hospitality to data centres, from co living to car-parks, this panel will explore the best strategies when it comes to asset class, demographics and yields.  Hear from the alternatives specialists.

15:35 - 15:50

Networking Break

15:50 - 16:30

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?

16:30 - 17:15

PERE Think Tank Roundtables

  • ESG, Renewables and Sustainability
  • India – Opportunities and Challenges
  • ASEAN – The latest trends
  • The UK market after Brexit
  • Core vs Opportunistic
  • US: Taxes and Trade War
17:15 - 20:00

End of day one & evening city cocktail reception

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


Day 3 - Thursday 5th

Global markets, PERE Insights & PERE Think Tanks
08:00 - 09:20

Breakfast Briefing hosted by Colliers International – by invitation only

08:45 - 09:20

Registration, refreshments and morning networking

09:20 - 09:25

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

Megan Walters
A speaker photo for Megan Walters

Megan Walters

Global Head of Research, Allianz Real Estate

Read bio
09:25 - 09:55

Opening interview day two – Unlocking the markets of 2020s

  • From logistics in SEA 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?
09:55 - 10:40

Opening keynote panel day two: Asia’s markets and the realities on the ground

  • From logistics in SEA 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?
10:40 - 11:10

Networking coffee break

11:10 - 11:50

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?
11:50 - 12:35

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?
12:35 - 13:45

Networking lunch

13:45 - 14:15

Talk: 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 - 16:30

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?
16:30 - 16:40

Closing Remarks and end of conference

16:40 - 17:40

Closing Cocktail reception

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 the agenda here

Tony Brown

Global Head of Real Estate, M&G Real Estate

Tony became Global Head of M&G Real Estate in April 2018 after four years as Chief Investment Officer. He has 28 years’ real estate investment experience across the UK, Continental Europe, North America and Asia. Prior to joining M&G Real Estate in 2… Read full bio

Christine Chan

Director (Investment) and Chief Investment Officer (China), Link REIT

Ms Chan has over 20 years of experience in real estate and related fund management industry. Prior to Link, Ms Chan has various roles in Harvest Capital Partners, ARA Asset Management (Prosperity) and Hutchison Whampoa Properties. Ms Chan has extensi… Read full bio

Jonathan Chang

Managing Director, Sino-Ocean Capital

Jonathan Chang has over 20 years of real estate experience, in which 8 years in development and project management, and 12 years in real eatate private equity. He had worked for top US and Chinese real estate private equity firms such as CBRE Global… 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

Stanley Ching

Senior Managing Director, Head of Real Estate, CITIC Capital

Stanley Ching is CITIC Capital's Senior Managing Director, Managing Partner and Head of CITIC Capital Real Estate Group. Mr. Ching has over 25 years of professional experience in investment management, investment banking and corporate banking with Ch… Read full bio

Tiow Chye Chua

Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer, Mapletree Investments

Mr Chua, as Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer, focuses on driving the Group’s strategy initiatives including expanding and directing the Mapletree Group’s international real estate investments and developments. He also directly oversees the Group’… Read full bio

Kevin Colket

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Global Hospitality Investment Group

Kevin Colket is the Founder and CEO of the Global Hospitality Investment Group (GHIG), a real estate private equity firm incorporated in January 2019. GHIG focuses on investing in under-valued hotels (single assets, portfolios, and operating companie… Read full bio

Keith Connolly

General Manager and Managing Director, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Keith Connolly is a Managing Director, General Manager and Group Manager in Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation's New York based Real Estate Finance Department. Additionally, Mr. Connolly is also General Manager and Department Head of SMBC’s Subscrip… Read full bio

Amal Del Monaco

Head of Sector Specialists, AXA IM – Real Assets

Amal Del Monaco is currently Head of Sector Specialists at AXA IM-Real Assets. She is responsible for the centralized team, within the larger Asset Management & Development division, focusing on expertise and innovation. She is a voting member of… 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

Daniel R. Dubrowski

Co-Founder and Head of Capital Formation, Lionstone Investments/Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Dan Dubrowski is a co-founding partner of Lionstone Investments. As Head of Capital Formation, he leads capital efforts across the firm’s investment strategies, with primary responsibility for investor relationships, fundraising, marketing and commun… 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

Joseph Gagnon

Managing Director, Warburg Pincus

Joseph Gagnon is based in Hong Kong, joined Warburg Pincus in 2005 and leads the firm’s real estate investment business in Asia. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, Mr. Gagnon served as business development manager for GE Real Estate in Tokyo. He is a d… 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

Christopher Heady

Chairman of Asia Pacific and Head of Real Estate Asia, Blackstone

Christopher Heady is the Chairman of Asia Pacific, Head of Real Estate Asia and is a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone. Mr. Heady is based in Hong Kong and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Real Estate group’s investment activi… Read full bio

Catherine Hong

Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Catherine is a portfolio manager on the Real Estate team of the Portfolio Solutions Group of Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM). She is based in London and is a member of the real estate investment committee as well as the team's region head… Read full bio

Natalie Hong

Investment Officer of Real Assets in the Office of Investment Management, United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund

Natalie Hong serves as a Portfolio Manager for the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund in the Office of Investment Management. She is responsible for the Asia and Emerging Markets real estate portfolio, which involves monitoring existing investme… Read full bio

Dong Hun Jang

Chief Investment Officer, Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA)

Mr. Jang has joined the firm in November 2015 as a Chief Investment Officer of POBA. As the CIO, he has senior management oversight of the firm's investments totaling around US$ 12 bil. and leads the firm's strategic expansion in overseas investment… 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 17 years of real estate experience to manage the firm’s capital market platform with responsibi… Read full bio

Chung Keun Kim

Managing Director, Investment, Samsung SRA Asset Management

Mr. Kim very recently joined Samsung SRA Asset Management as Chief Investment Officer to spearhead the real estate investment activities globally. Prior to Samsung SRA Asset Management, until recently, he was the head of Infrastructure at KIC. He had… Read full bio

Doyle Kim

Team Head of Overseas Real Estate Investment, Samsung Fire and Marine Insurance

Mr Kim Doyle is currently the Head of the Overseas Real Estate Investment Team at Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance in Seoul. He possesses 21 years of experience in Real Estate and the construction of investment, finance and development portfolios.… Read full bio

Evelyn Lee

Editor, PERE

Evelyn Lee is Editor for PEI’s real estate-focused publication, PERE, overseeing global news and analysis coverage. Based in London, she works closely with PERE colleagues across PEI’s offices in New York, London and Hong Kong and also writes about E… Read full bio

Sung Lee

Executive Vice President, Global Accounts, Altus Group

Sung is an experienced commercial real estate consultant to institutional investors across the U.S., Europe and Asia. His principal clients include institutional investors, pension funds, REITs, banks, and real estate operating companies. Sung has a… Read full bio

Trevor Loewensohn

Founder and Managing Director, Alceon

Trevor Loewensohn has over 30 years of investment banking experience – mostly for leading global investment banks including Vice Chairman at UBS, after moving from Head of Investment Banking and Joint CEO at JP Morgan. Trevor has advised many leading… Read full bio

Charles Ma

Country Managing Director, Greystar

Charles Ma is Country Managing Director of Greystar’s Asia Pacific platform and heads the business in Greater China. His key responsibilities include leading the platform’s investment strategy, pursuing and executing on project opportunities, collabo… 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

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

Jason Ng

Partner, Baker McKenzie

Mr. Ng is co-chair of Baker McKenzie’s Global Funds Group and head of the Asia Pacific Funds Practice Group as well as the Head of the Financial Services practice for the Firm's Hong Kong, China and Singapore offices. He has over 20 years of experien… Read full bio

Joel Rothstein

Shareholder and Chair – Asia Real Estate Practice, Greenberg Traurig

Joel H. Rothstein is Chair of the Asia Real Estate Practice of the international law firm of Greenberg Traurig. A leading international real estate attorney, he advises financial institutions, private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds, real estate… Read full bio

Oliver s'Jacob

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Oliver helps investors, operators, and other market participants do business in the European real estate markets. He has over 20 years of experience, working on a wide variety of transactions, from major developments, joint ventures, club deals, and… Read full bio

Christoph Schumacher

Global Head 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

Chief Executive Officer, LCI Investment 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

Bill (William) Shaw

Head of Real Estate, Asia Pacific, Zurich Insurance

William Shaw is Head of Real Estate, Asia Pacific in the Investment Management department of Zurich Insurance Company. Based in Hong Kong, he recently joined Zurich group from Aberdeen Standard Investments in Singapore, where he was Head of Direct Re… Read full bio

Terence Tang

Managing Director, Capital Markets, 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 31 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

Megan Walters

Global Head of Research, Allianz Real Estate

Dr Megan Walters is Global head of research at Allianz Real Estate. Prior to this Dr Walters led a team of 170 researchers at JLL as head of research Asia Pacific and was member of the leadership board at JLL Asia Pacific. Before pursuing research, D… Read full bio

Brian Ward

Chief Executive Officer, Trimont Real Estate Advisors

Mr. Ward is the CEO of Trimont Real Estate Advisors and Trimont Global and is responsible for all functions of the company and its affiliates worldwide. Mr. Ward also serves on Trimont’s Board Directors and chairs both Trimont’s Global Advisory Counc… 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
View all speakers

Promote your firm at the flagship PERE event

Partner with PERE Asia 2020

PERE Asia 2020 offers a unique opportunity for organisations to raise their profile among the senior decision makers of Asia’s leading real estate investors and global fund managers.

For exclusive sponsorship packages for 2020, contact sponsorship team E: | T: +852 2153 3846