Connecting real estate investors, lenders and borrowers across Europe

The only debt-focused real estate event in Europe will take place virtually on 17-18 November.

Join us as we address the latest trends and developments within European debt markets providing valuable takeaways and relevant insights to help you generate future growth for your business.

The event will provide extensive opportunities to network virtually with an agenda designed to maximise networking opportunities throughout. Join the industry this November to make new connections with Europe’s most active debt fund managers, insurance companies, investors, traditional bank lenders and borrowers.

This forum is co-located with PERE Europe, registered attendees will have access to both forums.

Explore the virtual experience

Market insights from 80+ speakers 

Hear from institutional investors, private debt funds, consultants, restructuring advisors and other key market stakeholders from across the globe. All content will be recorded and available on-demand.

Global audience for new opportunities 

Going viral means removing the restrictions of international travel. Save time, money and connect with a truly global audience. Bring new faces, different perspectives and increase your opportunities to connect.

6 months access to the community 

The platform will be open 2 weeks before the event to allow you to arrange meetings for the week of the event. The platform will remain open 5 months after to continue make connections and discuss the market.

Open more doors at PERE Debt & Finance with a Global Passport

The PERE Global Passport connects you to the virtual community of real estate decision-makers that attend all six of PERE’s industry-leading events with special perks that gives you the advantage to secure capital commitments and finalize your next project over your peers. All without leaving your (home) office!

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Connect with some of the biggest investors in real estate including

Investors in 2019 included 80+ LPs from over 68 organisations attended last year's Forum. Book your place today to increase your visibility to LPs allocating within real estate.
Allianz Real Estate
Almojel Co
AM Alpha
Aon
Aozora Bank
APG Asset Management
Australian Super
Aviva Investors
BE MY STONE
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership
Capital Generation Partners
CDC Group
Deutsche Finance International
EASTINWEST
Generali Real Estate
GIC
Growth Investments Management
Invel Real Estate
Kwap
LSM Management
Marcena Capital
Marwitz Family Office
Meag
National Pension Service of Korea (NPS)
NN Investment Partners
Oxford Properties
QuadReal
Retirement Fund Incorporated (KWAP)
Roberts Family Capital
Stone Mountain Capital
Tesco Pension Investment
Wellcome Trust
Wimmer Family Office

Testimonials

Joanne McNamara

Head of Investments - Europe, Oxford Properties

A very informative and enjoyable conference with great attendees and speakers.

Romain Simon

Head of Real Estate Finance UK, BNP Paribas

The Forum was excellent with a high calibre level of attendees.

Colin Campbell

Chairman, Pradera

A great opportunity to hear and connect with senior industry professionals.

This Forum is co-located with PERE Europe 2020

PERE Europe 2020 will focus on the strategies that are influencing the market, the deals that are making the headlines, and the people who are driving innovation.

PERE has a long-standing history of connecting the private real estate community, providing content through its objectives and in-depth coverage, keeping you abreast of industry movements on a global scale.

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One click access to the Private Real Estate market from the safety of your home or office

Market insights from 80+ speakers 

Hear from institutional investors, private debt funds, consultants, restructuring advisors and other key market stakeholders from across the globe. All content will be recorded and available on-demand.

Global audience for new opportunities 

Going viral means removing the restrictions of international travel. Save time, money and connect with a truly global audience. Bring new faces, different perspectives and increase your opportunities to connect.

6 months access to the community 

The platform will be open 2 weeks before the event to allow you to arrange meetings for the week of the event. The platform will remain open 5 months after to continue make connections and discuss the market.

Content available on demand 

If you miss a session, not to worry. All content will be available on demand and can be viewed no matter what time it is.

How the virtual experience works

Hear from leading investors and fund managers

Discover how your peers are responding to the impact of the pandemic and discover investor’s priorities for the next year.

Access over 15 hours of interactive content from industry expert across the two days. Watch keynote interviews, panel discussions, debates and much more.

With the online platform you can:

  • Create your own daily agenda so you don’t miss a meeting or a key session
  • Take part in the sessions through speaker Q&A and live polling
  • Watch any sessions you missed at a later date. All sessions will be available on-demand for 6 months

 

Catch up with old colleagues and make new connections

Connect with European investors and fund managers through video meetings, forum discussions and private messaging.

The Forum’s virtual experience provides you with 6 months access to the platform and therefore the private debt community.

Through the platform you can:

  • Filter and search the delegate list to find the people you want to meet
  • Arrange video meetings with other attendees for a private meeting to business opportunities and get deals done
  • Take part in forum discussions with other attendees with similar interests to get answers to your most pressing questions and share ideas on key topics

Explore the sponsor exhibition

Explore the virtual exhibition hall and chat with sponsors to discover solutions to your business concerns and find ways to improve the service for your customers.

Through the platform you can:

  • Visit the virtual exhibition booth to discover the range of solutions available to help you better serve your customers
  • Interact with the exhibitors you can request more information with the click of a button or arrange a meeting to discuss the products and services in more detail

Grow your network. Create new opportunities.

The virtual experience allows you to find and connect with the people you want to meet more easily. Search the attendee list, start a conversation and arrange a meeting with European investors and fund managers.

 

Find the people you want to meet 

Want to catch up with an old colleague or make a new a new contact with a specific focus?

Search and filter the delegate list and create a shortlist of the people you most want to meet. Message them to chat and arrange online video meetings throughout the event.

 

Arrange 1-2-1 video meetings

Discuss business opportunities and get deals done in private meetings. During the event you can have video meetings with other attendees.

Simply search the delegate list for the people you want to meet, arrange a time and send them a meeting invite. You can invite up to five people to any one meeting.

Identify other attendees with the same interests

Whatever your area of interest the forum discussions allow you to take part in conversations on the issues that matter most to you or start your own topic.

You will be able to see who else is joining these discussions and message them privately if you want to continue the discussion.

6 months access to the community

You will have 6 months of access to the platform. Login 2 weeks before the event to build your agenda and arrange meeting with the people you want to meet during the event.

The messaging and forums, as well as access to recordings of all sessions will stay open 6 months after the event. So you can continue to connect with other attendees and catch-up on any of the sessions you missed.

2020 Speakers include

For more information on speaking, please contact Boris Petrovic at Boris.p@peimedia.com or call +44 (0) 207 566 5431.

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Ben Barbanel, OakNorth Bank

Ben Barbanel

Head of Debt Finance, OakNorth Bank

Ben Barbanel is the Head of Debt Finance at OakNorth Bank where he leads a team that, since its launch in September 2015, has transacted over £4.5bn of loans across hundreds of transactions. Together, the team have won multiple awards, including Esta… Read full bio

Markus Beran

Head of Origination International Investors, Berlin Hyp

Since 2012 Mr. Beran is heading the international investor department at BerlinHyp and is mainly responsible for the team originating new business for the bank in that sector. Mr. Beran joined BerlinHyp from LaSalle Investment Management, a worldwide… Read full bio

Mark Bladon

Head of Corporate Lending, Investec Structured Property Finance

Mark began his Investec career in 2006, working in Property Finance as a loan originator, following 12 years at Singer & Friedlander Plc where his roles included Credit officer with responsibility for Real Estate. During his Investec career he ha… Read full bio
Tony Brown, M&G Real Estate

Tony Brown

Global Head of Real Estate, M&G Real Estate

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

Colin Campbell

Chairman, Pradera

Colin is Chairman of Pradera and Chairman of its Investment Committee. Colin was the effective co-founder of Pradera in January 2000. Colin built and led the team to around 90 people in nine countries responsible for around €3 billion of shopping cen… Read full bio

Gila Cohen

Managing Director, Real Estate and Private Equity, MUFG

Gila R. Cohen is a Managing Director, Real Estate and Private Equity at MUFG. In this role, she is responsible for those businesses including investments/fund Allocation, Corporate Banking and Investor Services. Most recently, Ms. Cohen was the Manag… Read full bio

Richard Croft

Executive Chairman, M7 Real Estate

Richard Croft is Executive Chairman of M7 Real Estate, a leading specialist in the pan-European, regional, multi-let real estate market. M7 has over 230 employees in 13 countries across Europe and manages over 825 assets with a value of circa €5 bill… Read full bio

Nicole Douglas

Head of Investor Research, PEI Media

Nicole Douglas is the Head of Investor Research for Infrastructure Investor’s Research & Analytics department. Based in London but working across the company’s offices and products, she oversees researched content, surveys, and projects on invest… Read full bio

John Dunkerley

CEO and Co-Founder, Apache Capital Partners

John Dunkerley, founding partner and Chief Executive Officer of Apache Capital Partners, has 30 years’ experience in property and investment management. Together with Richard Jackson, John established Apache Capital Partners in 2008 to invest in chro… Read full bio

Martin Farinola

Senior Vice President & Head of Real Estate Debt, Brookfield Asset Management

Martin Farinola is a Senior Vice President in Brookfield’s Real Estate Group and Head of Real Estate debt in Europe. In this role, he is responsible for the origination, underwriting, syndication, and asset management of investments in Europe for Bro… Read full bio

Hugh Fraser

Head of Capital Markets, M7 Real Estate

Hugh Fraser is a Director and is Head of Capital Markets for M7 Real Estate. He is responsible for all debt capital market activities for the firm's European investments, including asset-level and fund/corporate-level activity, interest rate derivati… Read full bio

Roland Fuchs

Head of European Debt, Allianz Real Estate

Roland Fuchs is the Head of European Real Estate Finance and a Member of the Executive Committee at Allianz Real Estate. He is also the Co-Fund Manager of the debt fund and he is a Voting Member on the Debt Investment Committee. Roland has 29 years o… Read full bio

Cyril Hoyaux

Managing Director, AEW

Cyril is Managing Director at AEW, co-head of the Real Estate Debt Platform, a partnership with Ostrum Asset Management, managing c. €1.3Bn of loans across Europe. Cyril joined AEW in September 2015. He has 30 years of experience in real estate from… Read full bio

Christian Janssen

Head of Debt Europe, Nuveen Real Estate

Christian oversees Nuveen Real Estate’s debt team in Europe. Prior to joining the business in 2013, Christian was a fund manager and co-head of commercial real estate lending at Renshaw Bay, where he established and launched its maiden CRE Debt strat… Read full bio

Jan Janssen

Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Jan is co-head of the EMEA Real Estate Finance Group at Goldman Sachs. The team focusses on a range of commercial real estate financings ranging from construction loans, NPL financings, syndicated loans and CMBS financings across a multitude of asset… Read full bio

Jill Xiaozhou Ju

Chief Investment Officer, The Collective

As Investment Director, Jill oversees global fund raising, investment acquisitions, and strategic growth. Having developed the largest co-living community Old Oak (546-beds), The Collective is preparing to launch Canary Wharf (705-beds), featuring a… Read full bio

Karsten Kallevig

Chief Investment Officer - Real Estate, Norges Bank Investment Management

Karsten Kallevig was appointed Chief Investment Officer for Real Estate in Norges Bank Investment Management on 1 April 2019. He came from the position as Chief Executive Officer of Norges Bank Real Estate Management. He joined Norges Bank Investment… Read full bio

Patrick Kanters

Managing Director - Global Real Estate & Infrastructure, APG Asset Management

Patrick Kanters is Managing Director Global Real Assets of APG Asset Management. APG Asset Management is specialized in managing pension capital, offering asset management services to the pension funds of the government, education and construction se… Read full bio

Wilson Lamont

Partner, Co-Head, European Real Estate Equity, Ares Management

Mr. Lamont is a Partner and Co-Head of European Real Estate Equity in the Ares Real Estate Group. Additionally, Mr. Lamont is a member of the Management Committee of Ares Management and the Ares Real Estate Group’s Global Investment Committee. Prior… Read full bio
Daniel McHugh, Aviva Investors

Daniel McHugh

Managing Director, Aviva Investors

Daniel is responsible for all business strategy, product initiatives, and external engagement across the real estate business. As well as leading the firm’s direct investment activity across the asset management development and transaction teams. Dan… Read full bio

Sam Mellor

Head of Europe & Asia-Pacific Real Estate Debt, Barings

Sam Mellor is a member of Barings Alternative Investments, a global real estate, private equity and real assets platform. Sam is Head of Europe & Asia Pacific Real Estate Debt and is responsible for the execution of investments and the developmen… Read full bio

Anuj Mittal

Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager Europe Real Estate, Angelo Gordon

Anuj Mittal is co-portfolio manager of European real estate with Adam Schwartz, focusing on real estate opportunities in the United Kingdom and Europe. Anuj has been directly responsible for, or overseen, in excess of $3 billion of real estate assets… Read full bio

Nick Moore

Founder & Executive Director, Lionpoint

Nick Moore is a Founder and Executive Director at Lionpoint Group, responsible for global business strategy and execution. He has a background in private equity and real estate along with extensive front-to-back office operations and technology exper… Read full bio

Krysto Nikolic

Managing Director and Head of Real Estate, Starwood Capital

Krysto Nikolic is a Managing Director and Head of Real Estate, Europe, at Starwood Capital Group. In this role, he is responsible for the Firm’s real estate group in Europe. Mr. Nikolic serves on Starwood Capital’s Investment Committee. Previously, M… Read full bio

Andrea Orlandi

Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Investments - Europe, CPPIB

Andrea is a Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Investments – Europe at CPPIB. In this role Andrea is responsible for the European real estate investment program, oversees the Indian real estate program and is part of the real estate senior lea… Read full bio

Chris Parker

Head of Funding, Argent Related London

Chris joined Argent in 2014 and is responsible for all Capital matters across the Argent and Argent Related UK platforms. Chris has a varied background across both Corporate and Real Estate funding, having previously worked in the banking sector for… Read full bio

Isabelle Scemama

Global Head of AXA IM Alts and Chief Executive Officer of AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets

Isabelle Scemama is Global Head of AXA IM Alts and Chief Executive Officer of AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets. Isabelle oversees AXA IM’s €150bn alternative business unit, AXA IM Alts, which employs over 700 people located in 15 offices, servin… Read full bio

Bill Schwab

CEO, 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

James Seppala

Senior Managing Director, Head of Real Estate Europe, Blackstone

James Seppala is a Senior Managing Director in the Real Estate Group and the Head of Real Estate Europe, based in London. Since joining Blackstone in 2011, Mr. Seppala has been involved in a number of Blackstone’s investments across Europe, including… Read full bio

Michael Shields

EMEA Head of Real Estate, ING

Michael Shields joined ING in May 2004 and has 25-year experience in real estate lending, asset management and restructuring. Based in London, he is currently responsible for ING REF’s EMEA lending platform. He is also leading coverage of Real Estate… Read full bio

Neil Slater

Global Head of Real Estate and Deputy Head of Private Markets, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Neil Slater is the Global Head of Real Estate & Deputy Head of Private Markets at Aberdeen Standard Investment. Neil joined Aberdeen Standard Investments (“ASI”) in August 2011, leading a multidisciplinary team responsible for product/fund struct… Read full bio

Peter Stoll

Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Europe, Carlyle Real Estate Advisors

Peter Stoll is a Managing Director and head of Carlyle's European real estate business. He is based in London. Prior to joining Carlyle in 2015, Mr. Stoll was a senior managing director at Blackstone where he spent 12 years building Blackstone's Euro… Read full bio

Pontus Sundin

CEO, Brunswick Real Estate Capital Advisory AB

Pontus Sundin has extensive experience from both real estate investments and real estate financing. Prior to Brunswick Real Estate, Pontus worked with financing at Helaba as Chief Representative in the Nordics. Prior to that, Pontus held various posi… Read full bio

Paul Tebbit

Managing Director, BlackRock Real Assets

Paul Tebbit, Managing Director, is the Portfolio Manager for the BlackRock UK Property Fund and is responsible for fund strategy, portfolio management and performance of the Fund. Paul has deep investment and transactional experience and in the past… Read full bio

Stéphane Theuriau

Partner and Head of BC Partners Real Estate, BC Partners

Stéphane Theuriau is a Partner and the Head of BC Partners Real Estate, which he launched in 2018. Stéphane joined from Altarea Cogedim, a French listed real estate company, where he was Group CEO. After joining Altarea in 2009, he oversaw significan… Read full bio

Edward Tran

Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman

Edward Tran is a partner with Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP. He advises clients worldwide on corporate real estate and other transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, co-investments, other fund investm… Read full bio

Franҫois Trausch

CEO, Allianz Real Estate

Franҫois Trausch is the global Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Real Estate. He joined the company in 2016 and chairs the Management Board and the Executive Committee. He is a Voting Member on both the Equity and Debt Investment Committees. Françoi… Read full bio

Elisabeth Troni

Global Portfolio Strategist, CBRE Global Investors

Elisabeth Troni is the lead Global Portfolio Strategist, helping to coordinate the firm's Global Real Assets Solutions initiative. Liz works directly with investors to deliver portfolio design and investment solutions recommendations within and acros… Read full bio

Zach Vaughan

Managing Partner, Real Estate

Zach Vaughan is a Managing Partner in Brookfield’s Real Estate Group and Head of Real Estate in Europe. In this role, he oversees all of Brookfield’s real estate activities in the region, including investments, portfolio management and new fund forma… Read full bio
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2020 Agenda

For more information on the agenda, please contact Boris Petrovic at Boris.p@peimedia.com or call +44 (0) 207 566 5431.

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Agenda

Day 1 - Monday 16th

Plenary
13:30 - 13:50

Pathable tutorial

Before the start of the day, this session will help to give you a brief overview of the Pathable platform to ensure you are comfortable with its use. The session will be interactive so you will have an opportunity to ask us questions on anything you are not sure about when it comes to the technical side of things.

 

                             Pre-conference interactive roundtables – the landscape of private real estate during and after covid-19

In these interactive roundtables you will be placed in a zoom-style call to discuss the relevant topic with other industry members. The sessions will be hosted by a virtual workshop leader and one-two speakers, they will help kick off the discussion and then it will turn into a more free-flowing discussion with other participants.

Please be prepared to contribute with questions and input on how you are engaging with topics under discussion. There is a maximum of 10-15 participants per interactive workshop and you must register ahead of the time to ensure you secure a seat.

14:00 - 14:35

First round of roundtables

James Jacobs, Gabi Stein
  1. Fundraising remotely

Focus: equity & debt

 

With:

  • James Jacobs, Managing Director, Lazard
  • Gabi Stein, Managing Director, Senior Real Estate Specialist, Nuveen

 

  1. Unearthing opportunities in industrial and logistics

Focus: equity

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James Jacobs

Managing Director, Lazard

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Gabi Stein

Managing Director-Senior Real Estate Specialist, Nuveen

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14:35 - 14:40

Stretch break

Plenary
14:40 - 15:15

Second round of roundtables

  1. Managing a debt portfolio in a recession

Focus: debt and finance

With:

  • Jim Blakemore, Partner, GreenOak Real Estate

 

  1. Where do fund managers see opportunistic investments emerging?

Focus: equity

 

With:

  • Keith Breslauer, Managing Partner, Patron Capital Partners
  • Aref Lahham, Managing Director, Orion Capital Managers
15:20 - 15:20

End of pre-conference sessions

Agenda

Day 2 - Tuesday 17th

Plenary
09:00 - 09:30

Pathable tutorial

Before the start of the day, this session will help to give you a brief overview of the Pathable platform to ensure you are comfortable with its use and can maximise networking opportunities at the event.

 

The session will be interactive so you will have an opportunity to ask us questions on anything you are not sure about when it comes to the technical side of things.

09:40 - 09:45

Opening remarks to PERE Europe 2020

09:45 - 10:00

Keynote Address: State of play - the geopolitical and macroeconomic factors impacting real estate

Elisabeth Troni

Presentation

  • Modelling cashflows against the backdrop of Covid-19 and the current downturn
  • Implications of current/anticipated fiscal and monetary policy post Brexit
  • Deploying capital: structural versus cyclical strategies
  • Investing in a ‘lower-for longer’ interest rate environment
  • Does rising inequality pose a risk to traditional underwriting assumptions?
  • Risk of deflation and the impact on real assets
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Elisabeth Troni

Global Portfolio Strategist, CBRE Global Investors

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10:00 - 10:05

Stretch Break

Plenary
10:05 - 10:45

Scene-setting: European real estate’s largest investors survey - the landscape as we enter a new decade

Edward Tran, Patrick Kanters, Andrea Orlandi, Isabelle Scemama, Franҫois Trausch

Keynote Investor Panel

  • Downturn preparation: how are investors looking at their real estate portfolios in the aftermath of the coronavirus dislocation?
  • Asset allocation: what role do absolute return strategies play versus relative performance ones?
  • Risk management: managing risk against the cyclicality of underlying markets and asset life cycles (tenant rollover, obsolescence risk)
  • Defensive investment strategies: what form will these take?
  • Should investors assume historically low yields are the new market norm?

Moderated by: Edward Tran, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenmann

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Edward Tran

Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman

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Patrick Kanters

Managing Director - Global Real Estate & Infrastructure, APG Asset Management

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Andrea Orlandi

Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Investments - Europe, CPPIB

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Isabelle Scemama

Global Head of AXA IM Alts and Chief Executive Officer of AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets

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Franҫois Trausch

CEO, Allianz Real Estate

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10:45 - 11:15

1-on-1 networking break

Plenary
11:15 - 11:35

Keynote Interview

Karsten Kallevig
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Karsten Kallevig

Chief Investment Officer - Real Estate, Norges Bank Investment Management

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11:35 - 11:40

Stretch Break

Plenary
11:40 - 12:25

Global perspectives: what are leading fund managers predicting for the next decade?

Nick Moore, Daniel McHugh, Anuj Mittal, James Seppala, Peter Stoll, Paul Tebbit

Fund Manager Panel

  • Assessing the impact of covid-19 disruption on private real estate investments
  • Where are leading fund managers seeing opportunities in the current downturn?
  • Which sectors will benefit from technological disruption and who will be more vulnerable as a result?
  • Outlook on the rates/yield environment
  • The growth of broader return target vehicles
  • Mega trends and structural shifts impacting real estate investment; technology, sustainability, demographics, E-commerce and migration

Moderator: Nick Moore, Founder, Lionpoint Group

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Nick Moore

Founder & Executive Director, Lionpoint

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Daniel McHugh, Aviva Investors

Daniel McHugh

Managing Director, Aviva Investors

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Anuj Mittal

Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager Europe Real Estate, Angelo Gordon

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James Seppala

Senior Managing Director, Head of Real Estate Europe, Blackstone

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Peter Stoll

Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Europe, Carlyle Real Estate Advisors

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Paul Tebbit

Managing Director, BlackRock Real Assets

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12:25 - 13:25

Lunch & 1-on-1 networking break

PERE Debt & Finance 2020
13:25 - 13:40

Data download: REC’s European debt fund rankings 2020

Nicole Douglas

Presentation

  • Key findings from the 2020 Real Estate Capital Debt Fund report
  • This unique presentation will highlight the growth of a niche but growing industry
  • Detailed breakdown on the amount of capital raised between 2015-2019 for the sole purpose of real estate lending in Europe
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Nicole Douglas

Head of Investor Research, PEI Media

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13:45 - 14:15

Real estate financing and the debt markets – before, during and after covid-19

Cyril Hoyaux, Christian Janssen, Michael Shields

Panel Session

  • How has the covid-19 crisis affected lenders’ strategy?
  • How are lenders reassessing their risk appetites and underwriting assumptions?
  • Where will the focus be for their loan portfolios moving forward?
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Cyril Hoyaux

Managing Director, AEW

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Christian Janssen

Head of Debt Europe, Nuveen Real Estate

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Michael Shields

EMEA Head of Real Estate, ING

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14:20 - 14:50

Covid-19 and distressed debt in Europe

Daniel Dejanovic

Panel Session

  • What will be the impact of the coronavirus crisis on levels of non-performing loans in Europe?
  • How are the specialised distressed debt funds responding to the changed market landscape brought about by covid-19?
  • What lessons were learnt in finding opportunities in distressed debt from the Great Financial Crisis?
Daniel Dejanovic, Cerberus Global Investments

Daniel Dejanovic

Head of European Real Estate and Senior Managing Director, Cerberus Global Investments

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14:55 - 15:25

Sustainable lending: how are debt providers incorporating ESG criteria into their business models?

Markus Beran, John Dunkerley, Jan Janssen, Pontus Sundin

Panel Session

  • How can real estate lenders incorporate ESG considerations into their business practices when they do not have direct control over properties?
  • How do sustainability-linked loans work, and are they having an impact in the market?
  • How can real estate debt providers tap into demand from green capital markets?
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Markus Beran

Head of Origination International Investors, Berlin Hyp

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John Dunkerley

CEO and Co-Founder, Apache Capital Partners

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Jan Janssen

Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

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Pontus Sundin

CEO, Brunswick Real Estate Capital Advisory AB

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15:25 - 15:30

Stretch break

Plenary
15:30 - 16:00

Future of work and offices post-pandemic

Stéphane Theuriau, Zach Vaughan

Panel Session

  • Covid-19 has brought about a drastic acceleration to corporate workforce policy in the shift to flexible working and working from home, to what extent will this continue after the pandemic and what will be the long-term implications for the fundamentals of offices?
  • How are co-working operators such as WeWork innovating in their contractual arrangements with landlords to share risk/reward and build more robust business models?
  • How do lenders go about underwriting and financing office-related opportunities – which forms the largest slice of the CRE market?
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Stéphane Theuriau

Partner and Head of BC Partners Real Estate, BC Partners

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Zach Vaughan

Managing Partner, Real Estate

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16:00 - 16:00

Close of Day 1

Agenda

Day 3 - Wednesday 18th

08:30 - 09:00

Investor Breakfast (by invitation only)

Plenary
09:00 - 09:20

Pathable Tutorial

Before the start of the day, this session will help to give you a brief overview of the Pathable platform to ensure you are comfortable with its use and can maximise networking opportunities at the event.

 

The session will be interactive so you will have an opportunity to ask us questions on anything you are not sure about when it comes to the technical side of things.

09:30 - 09:35

Welcome to day two

09:35 - 10:15

Assessing the relative value of financial and real assets in a downturn

Tony Brown, Richard Croft, Wilson Lamont, Krysto Nikolic

Fund manager panel

  • What will be the lasting impacts on real estate from the coronavirus crisis?
  • Which sectors have been the most impacted and how will this play into funds’ strategies going forward?
  • Where is the best relative investment value by region, sector, state of development, public or private?
  • How does real estate compare against other real assets and alternatives?
  • Why, in a low-return environment, do real assets offer relatively stronger returns as compared to financial assets?
  • What are the implications for portfolio allocations to real assets?
Tony Brown, M&G Real Estate

Tony Brown

Global Head of Real Estate, M&G Real Estate

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Richard Croft

Executive Chairman, M7 Real Estate

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Wilson Lamont

Partner, Co-Head, European Real Estate Equity, Ares Management

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Krysto Nikolic

Managing Director and Head of Real Estate, Starwood Capital

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10:15 - 10:20

Stretch Break

Plenary
10:20 - 11:00

Responsible and sustainable real estate: turning ESG from a cost center to a value creator

Peter Papadakos, Roxana Isaiu, Cornel Widmer

Panel session

  • How can you practically reshape your business to deliver social and financial returns?
  • How do fund measure ESG commitments and establish a roadmap with commendable targets?
  • Impact investing: creating economic value and positive outcomes for society – what does this look like?

Moderated by: Peter Papadakos, Managing Director, Green Street Advisors

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Peter Papadakos

Managing Director, Green Street Advisors

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Roxana Isaiu

Director - Real Estate, GRESB

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Cornel Widmer

Managing Director - Head of Group Real Estate, Zurich

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11:00 - 11:30

1-on-1 networking break

PERE Debt & Finance 2020
11:30 - 12:10

PERE Predictions 2020 and beyond - Raising and deploying debt

Roland Fuchs, Sam Mellor

Panel Session

  • Find out which strategy leading debt providers have chosen for debt in 2020 with live polling
  • Speakers will present for 10 minutes on the investment case for their chosen strategy
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Roland Fuchs

Head of European Debt, Allianz Real Estate

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Sam Mellor

Head of Europe & Asia-Pacific Real Estate Debt, Barings

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12:10 - 12:15

Stretch Break

PERE Debt & Finance 2020
12:15 - 12:45

Aligning the interests of borrowers and lenders

Hugh Fraser, Chris Parker

Panel session

  •  Are borrowers asking for higher leverage as the current cycle plays out?
  • How are borrowers evaluating different sources of finance?
  • Are borrowers more inclined towards longer loan terms in order to lock in finance at low rates?
  • To what extent are borrowers now comfortable with borrowing from non-bank lenders?
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Hugh Fraser

Head of Capital Markets, M7 Real Estate

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Chris Parker

Head of Funding, Argent Related London

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12:45 - 13:45

Lunch & 1-on-1 networking break

PERE Debt & Finance 2020
13:45 - 14:15

Navigating retail lending in a downturn

Colin Campbell

Panel session

  • What will be the short- and long-term implications for retail lending from the coronavirus crisis?
  • Will the covid-19 period shift even more allocations to logistics at the expense of retail opportunities?
  • Under what circumstances are lenders providing new finance against retail properties?
  • How are lenders dealing with loan covenant breaches?
  • What should ‘repositioning’ mean in the retail market and how can real estate lenders play a role in the transformation of obsolete shopping centre properties?
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Colin Campbell

Chairman, Pradera

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14:15 - 14:20

Stretch Break

PERE Debt & Finance 2020
14:20 - 14:50

Learning to finance and underwrite a shaken real estate market

Ben Barbanel, Mark Bladon, Jill Xiaozhou Ju

Panel Session

  • How has covid-19 impacted the viability of new real estate concepts such as co-working and co-living?
  • How resilient will these assets be in a general, protracted downturn?
  • Is it possible to establish solid income stream assumptions for emerging concepts today?
  • How do you go about structuring and financing a co-working deal?
Ben Barbanel, OakNorth Bank

Ben Barbanel

Head of Debt Finance, OakNorth Bank

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Mark Bladon

Head of Corporate Lending, Investec Structured Property Finance

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Jill Xiaozhou Ju

Chief Investment Officer, The Collective

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14:50 - 15:00

Closing remarks and key takeaways

15:00 - 15:00

Close of conference

2020 Sponsors

For more information on the available sponsorship opportunities contact:
Christopher Wagland, Business Development – EMEA

E: chris.w@peimedia.com | T: +44 (0) 0207 566 5475

Frequently asked questions

We understand that the world of virtual events is a new one, so we have put together a series of FAQs to make things clearer.

If you have a question that isn’t covered below please contact us at customerservices@peimedia.com and a member of our team will get back to you.

1

So, What is it?

    • The Private Equity Real Estate Debt and Finance Forum virtual platform will replicate all the best parts of the in-person conference experience.
    • You can:

    • Watch live panel sessions happening and ask questions of the speakers.
    • Watch and download select recordings of the sessions at a time more convenient for you, with On-demand playbacks for selected sessions for up to 6 months after the event ends.
    • Network with both local and global attendees.
    • Participate in virtual roundtables and networking rooms to discuss the topics that matter to you with like-minded peers.

If you are having problems accessing the platform, email eventsteam@peimedia.com

2.

How do I access the platform?

The platform will launch 2 weeks prior to the event. As a registered attendee, you will be sent a unique link to access the platform. That link is unique and cannot be shared with anyone else.
3.

How will I know how to use the platform?

We have a dedicated “Hot it works” page to help you navigate the web app. The advantage of having access a few weeks out is that we can help you iron out any issues you might be having with plenty of time before the event
4.

Do I need to sit in front of my laptop all day or all night?

No. There will be live content (which is where you can take part in live Q&As) and select sessions will be made on demand for an additional 6 months, so you can watch sessions at a time convenient to you.
5.

I have watched enough webinars over the past 6 months, why would I want to watch more?

    • We hear you – which is why we have structured the platform to ensure you are part of the conversation.
    • You will be able to:

    • Ask questions of panel speakers during the session
    • Spend time face-to-face via video conference with speakers to ask questions after the session
    • Join roundtables to discuss the topics that matter to you with like-minded peers
    • Focused networking breaks where you can discuss the strategies and opportunities you are interested in
    • Pop in to sponsor booths to connect via video and discuss their offerings or a presentation that they just gave

If you are having problems accessing the platform, email eventsteam@peimedia.com

6.

What if I forget that a session I want to attend is on?

You can build your own person agenda within the platform and opt-in to receive notifications when sessions are about to begin.
7.

Is “virtual networking” just a buzzword for direct messaging or email?

Absolutely not! The virtual platform will feature direct messaging functionality, but it also has in-built video conferencing that allows you to invite other people into a single meeting. Just select your potential business partner/s from the attendee list and invite them to chat.
8.

What about the timezone difference? How do I set meetings on my timezone?

The platform shows available meeting times as per your computer timezone. For example if you are based in London, a meeting you set for 4 pm you’re your account will show to a recipient in New York as 11 am.
It is worth nothing that event timings will be running on British Summer Time (BST) which is BST +1.

Redefining the networking experience

PERE is committed to connecting the global real estate community so business can continue as normal as possible during abnormal conditions.

Through state-of-the-art technology, PERE Global Passport holders will have the asset class’ most influential decision-makers across the world instantly available for face-to-face video meetings to drive their business forward.

Join ADIA, Allianz Real Estate, CPPIB, CalSTRS, GPIF, NPS and many more investors at all six of PERE’s industry-leading virtual conferences across the year.

Join the new era of networking

The Global Passport is a virtual community of real estate decision-makers that allows you to secure capital commitments and build your client portfolio without leaving your (home) office.

Fill in your details to download the Global Passport brochure for more information.

Six unique content offerings, one Global Passport

14-18 September
Maximise your fundraising at Korea’s #1 global real estate conference 

14 – 18 September
Connecting Japanese capital to private real estate 

9-13 November
North America’s most powerful networking 

16-20 November
<em>Financing global private real estate with Asian capital </em>

16-20 November
Shaping the future of private real estate at PERE’s flagship conference 

16-20 November
Europe’s largest gathering of private real estate leaders 

Enhance your PERE Debt Forum experience

PERE Global Passport holders get access to the most influential global real estate community across all six of our industry-leading conferences to ensure their business stays as normal as possible in abnormal times.