Secure allocations. Build relationships. Find investments.

Understand where the greatest opportunities exist across EMEA private real estate markets at the 17th  annual PERE Europe Summit on 14-16 June 2022.

Connect with the region’s most influential institutional investors, fund and asset managers, developers, and strategic partners to scale and align your investment strategies to the essential real estate of the future.

  • Build lasting relationships
  • Discover investment opportunities
  • Understand local trends and challenges across Europe’s leading markets

Accelerate your fundraising

Easy access and interaction with European investors allocating across a wide spectrum of real estate strategies and geographies.

Expand your investor network in Europe

Meet the right European investors and understand their preferences for allocations across the continent.

Learn new allocation trends

Navigate specialist markets with dedicated Borrowers & Lenders and ESG & Impact Forums. Dissect various strategies and hot topics that can enhance your portfolio.

Keynote Q&A with Bouwinvest and AXA

Finding returns in a new real estate climate

The exclusive 30-minute Q&A session with Stephen will share the €14.1 billion specialist Dutch real estate investor’s evolving international investment approach and where they’re looking to find risk-adjusted returns.

Stephen Tross
Chief Investment Officer – International Investments, Bouwinvest

 

Getting ahead of the curve – a deep dive into AXA’s real estate strategy

One of the global leaders in real estate – Isabelle Scemama, will have an in-depth discussion on how the €110bn investor has developed its strategy to stay one step ahead of the pack in a fiercely competitive market.

Isabelle Scemama
Global Head of AXA IM Alts and Chief Executive Officer of AXA IM – Real Assets, AXA

 

Discussion topics that shape European markets

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Download the agenda to see the trends impacting European investors and markets, including:

  • Dissect post-pandemic investor strategies and appetite change
  • Explore the current landscape of real estate markets
  • Identify whether Hotels, offices, retail real estate are repurposing, divestment or investment?
  • Learn how to optimize ESG opportunities into your portfolio and much more.

Meet Europe’s leading real estate network

Build strong relationships, share the latest market insights, and shape global capital flow with Europe’s most influential investor network.
Allianz Real Estate
Almojel Co
AM Alpha
Aon
Aozora Bank
APG Asset Management
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
Roberts Family Capital
Stone Mountain Capital
Tesco Pension Investment
Wellcome Trust
Wimmer Family Office

2022 speakers include

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Co-located with

Borrowers & Lenders Forum

16 June 2022

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ESG & Impact Forum

16 June 2022

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Europe Summit attendees get more

  • Attend the Europe Summit in London
  • All of PERE’s global events
  • PERE Connect – our new tailored networking service
  • Access to the investor directory
  • Frequent virtual and in-person networking opportunities
  • And much more …

 

 

 

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Discuss strategies with our speakers in-person

If you want to join the speaking faculty contact Boris Petrovic today.

Sarah Acheson

Investment Director, Cambridge Associates

Sarah is an Investment Director and is a member of the Private Client Practice at Cambridge Associates in London. Sarah is a private investment specialist working across asset classes, with a focus on real assets. Sarah works with clients in Europe a… Read full bio

Jonas Andersson

Deputy Managing Partner & CFO, Slättö

Jonas Andersson is the Deputy Managing Partner and CFO at Slättö and is a Senior Partner and member of the Slättö Investment Committee. Prior to joining Slättö, Jonas was the CFO & CIO of Hembla (previously D. Carnegie & Co), a listed real es… Read full bio

Shamez Alibhai  

Head of Community Housing and Managing Director, Man Group

Prior to joining Man GPM in January 2019, Shamez spent 12 years at Cheyne Capital, where he was a partner and portfolio manager of the UK’s first institutional affordable housing strategy. He previously co-ran the firm’s real estate debt business. He… Read full bio

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 lent over £7.5bn to businesses across the UK and across a multitude of sectors. Prior to joining OakNorth Bank in 2014, Ben… Read full bio

Tim Barlow

Managing Director, CPP Investments

Tim is a Director in the real estate equity team at CPPIB. Tim joined the team eight years ago, and looks after origination and portfolio management across Continental Europe (ex. Germany and CEE) across all sectors including Data Centres. Prior expe… 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. Over a decade he and his team have not only built up a sizeable portfolio… Read full bio

Garett Bjorkman

Managing Director, Portfolio Oversight, CIM Group

Garett Bjorkman serves as a Managing Director, Portfolio Oversight at CIM Group® where he leads Portfolio Oversight for CIM’s private real estate debt and Opportunity Zone investment strategies. He works closely with global institutional investors in… Read full bio

Keith Breslauer

Managing Director & Founding Partner, Patron Capital

Mr. Breslauer is the Founder + Managing Partner of the Patron Capital Funds. Total capital under management represents approximately €4.3 billion from leading U.S. and European investors. The Patron Funds primarily in opportunities in the United King… Read full bio

Adam Buchler

Managing Director, BBS Capital

Adam is a Chartered Accountant by training, having qualified at PwC where he spent five years in the Corporate Finance and Business Recovery department. He left in 2003 to co-found Buchler Barnett Finance, a boutique real estate structured finance bu… Read full bio

Simon Chisholm

Chief Investment Officer, Resonance

Simon is Resonance’s Chief Investment Officer. He joined Resonance 10 years ago to establish and build up its award-winning impact investment fund management business, building on Resonance's 20 year heritage in UK social enterprise. Resonance's impa… Read full bio

Bryan York Colwell

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, LCN Capital Partners

Mr. Colwell is Co-Founder/Managing Partner of LCN Capital Partners where he jointly oversees all the aspects of the firm's investment activities and operations globally. He serves as one of LCN’s two-member Investment Committee. LCN Capital Partners… Read full bio

Daniel Cunningham

Editor, Real Estate Capital

Daniel Cunningham is the editor of Real Estate Capital, contributing to and coordinating coverage of European real estate finance markets for the title's print and digital channels. He has more than 14 years’ experience writing about the real estate… Read full bio

Shaun Dawson

Head of Insights, Devono Cresa

Shaun leads research and thought leadership at DeVono Cresa as Head of Insights. A big focus of Shaun’s role is to provide his clients with market leading research, in-depth perspectives, and a unique point of view on the workplace and workforce, to… Read full bio

Abigail Dean

Global Head of Strategic Insights, Nuveen Real Estate

Abigail is the Global Head of Strategic Insights for Nuveen Real Estate. She is responsible for the organisation’s global research, sustainability, proptech and innovation functions. She oversees Nuveen Real Estate’s Tomorrow’s World Strategy which f… Read full bio

Philippe Deloffre

Managing Director, Real Estate, Head of European Debt Origination, ICG Real Estate

Philippe joined ICG Real Estate in May 2020 and serves as Managing Director and Head of European origination. Philippe joined from BNP Paribas Asset Management where he founded and headed the Real Estate Debt activity from 2017. Beforehand he was at… Read full bio

Basil Demeroutis

Managing Partner, FORE Partnership

Basil is Managing Partner of FORE Partnership, the purpose-driven real estate private equity firm that drives social and environmental innovation in the built environment using low carbon strategies, social impact, place making, and design. Prior to… Read full bio

Peter Denton

Chief Executive Officer, Homes England

Peter Denton is the Chief Executive at Homes England. Peter joined Homes England in August 2021. Prior to this, he was Group Finance Director and subsequently Chief Executive Officer of housing association The Hyde Group. He has worked in a broad ran… Read full bio

Tzvete Doncheva  

International Investor Relations Lead, Proptech1 Ventures

Tzvete Doncheva leads global investor relations at PropTech1 Ventures, one of Europe's first ESG-compliant venture capital firms, focused on real estate innovation. She overlooks fundraising activities in non-German markets and supported the fund in… Read full bio

Bruno Dord

Head of Real Estate Financings - Paris Hub, Allianz Real Estate

Bruno Dord is the Head of Real Estate Finance Paris office for Allianz Real Estate. He joined the company in 2012 and is responsible for identifying and providing real-estate loans throughout Europe on large-sized commercial and residential assets. P… Read full bio

Britta Drexler

Principal, Apollo Global Management

Ms. Drexler is a Principle at Apollo Global Management and a member of the commercial real estate debt team based in London. She is responsible for the debt capital market activities throughout Europe. Prior to joining Apollo in 2021, Ms. Drexler spe… Read full bio

Chandra Eastwell

Associate Director - Sustainability, MIRA

Chandra is responsible for analysing and monitoring ESG considerations, ESG integration, reporting and strategy. She sits within the MIRA Sustainability Team and has a global focus. Chandra joined Macquarie in 2013 and has worked in ESG roles within… Read full bio

Sean Egan

CEO, Egan-Jones Ratings

Sean Egan is a founding partner and president of Egan-Jones Ratings Company (EJR), which was organized in 1992 for the purpose of providing timely, accurate credit ratings. Over the past decade, EJR provide risk managers with warnings on Ambac, Count… Read full bio

Lorcain Egan

Managing Director – Head of Lending, Europe, Starwood Capital Europe Advisers LLP

Lorcain Egan is Head of Lending, Europe for Starwood. Mr. Egan is responsible for Starwood’s lending platform in Europe and Asia. Between 2013 and 2017 Mr. Egan structured and executed financings whilst working in Capital Markets, supporting Starwood… Read full bio

Hala El Akl

Senior Director of ESG and Operations, Oxford Properties Group

Hala El Akl is Oxford’s Senior Director of ESG and Operations. In this role, Hala oversees Oxford’s global ESG program, working collaboratively across functions such as Asset Management, Operations, Development, Finance and Investment Risk to create… Read full bio

Louise Ellison

Chief Commercial Officer, Longevity Partners

Louise Ellison was appointed as Longevity Partners’ global Chief Commercial Officer in 2021, where she leads the development of tailored programmes helping clients achieve their current and future ESG and climate goals. Louise is recognised as a lead… Read full bio

Mark Epstein

Chief Financial Officer, McArthurGlen Group

Mark Epstein joined McArthurGlen in 2010 as Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Mark Epstein is responsible for the financial operations of the Group, and relationships with investors and lenders. He is additionally respon… Read full bio

Gavin Eustace

Founding Partner, Silbury Finance

Gavin co-founded Silbury in 2020. Formerly head of residential development lending at Octopus Real Estate, Gavin was responsible for lending £1bn into the UK residential and student accommodation sectors after establishing the team in 2014. Prior to… Read full bio

Christian Fladeland

CIO, Heimstaden

Christian Fladeland joined Heimstaden in January 2019. Christian leads an investment organization totaling 49 professionals on group level and in local Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Polish, Swedish and UK teams. Focus has been expanding the… Read full bio

Aida Feriz

Executive Director, Wimmer Family Office

International Real Estate Investment Specialist focusing on originating and analyzing high scale real estate projects, providing funds (Equity and debt), in the commercial, residential and infrastructure sphere, ranging from hotels, mixed use, reside… Read full bio

Curth-C. Flatow

Managing Partner, FAP Group

Curth is a former Credit Suisse banker and incepted FAP in 2005. He acts as CEO and is the majority shareholder of the Group.
Robert-Jan Foortse, APG

Robert-Jan Foortse

Head of European Property Investments, APG

Robert-Jan Foortse is the Head of European Property Investments at APG. He joined APG (then ABP) in December 2002. From 2003-2007 he was responsible for all ABP’s real estate investments in the Asia/Pacific region, both listed as well as non-listed.… Read full bio

Nicola Free

Managing Director, Head of CRE, EMEA, Wells Fargo Bank

Nicola Free is head of Commercial Real Estate, EMEA for Wells Fargo where she is focused on expanding the CRE platform in EMEA, enhancing capital markets capabilities and deepening balance sheet presence to in-region and U.S.-based clients. Nicola ha… Read full bio

Anne Gales

Partner, Threadmark

Anne is a co-founder of Threadmark. She has over 25 years’ experience of capital raising and financial markets, and has advised and raised capital for over 60 different fund managers in real estate, credit, infrastructure and private equity since 200… Read full bio

Cristina García-Peri

Senior Partner, Azora

Cristina García-Peri is Senior Partner, member of the Investment Committee and Head of Strategy and Business Development at Azora, a manager and investor focused on real assets with c. €7.500M of AuM across Europe and the USA. Cristina is also indepe… Read full bio

Martin Gettings

Head of ESG Europe - Real Estate, Brookfield

Martin Gettings is a Vice President in Brookfield Asset Management, Property Group. In this role he provides accountability and oversight to ensure strategic and operational Environmental, Social and Governance performance of Brookfield real estate p… Read full bio

Joseph Ghazal

CIO Europe, Prologis

Joseph Ghazal, managing director, chief investment officer for Prologis Europe, is responsible for all capital deployment spanning land, development, acquisitions, dispositions and Fund contributions. Mr. Ghazal is a member of the European management… Read full bio

Paul Gibson

CIO – EMEA Direct Real Estate Strategies, CBRE Investment Management

Paul Gibson is Chief Investment Officer - EMEA Direct Real Estate. In this capacity, he oversees investment strategy, portfolio management, analytics and performance measurement across the region. He is a member of the Executive Committee and Global… Read full bio

Steven Gower

Head of Treasury, Savills Investment Management

Steven joined Savills Investment Management in December 2011 as Head of Treasury. Steven’s primary responsibility is to source debt and develop strong ongoing relationships with lending partners globally. Steven and his team currently manage a debt b… Read full bio
Lisa Graham Cushman & Wakefield

Lisa Graham

Director EMEA Industrial & Logistics Research & Strategy, JLL

25 years in real estate property, market and financial analysis including 17 years covering the European logistics property sector with a specific expertise in urban logistics. Specialties: Research and insight on trends impacting the European logist… Read full bio

Mary-Louise Gray

Chief Operating Officer, Occupier Services EMEA, Colliers

Mary-Louise is a delivery focused professional covering complex innovative change and outsourcing programmes both as a practitioner and consultant for many banks, insurance and technology companies. She has worked on a range of significant assignment… Read full bio

Renaud Haberkorn

Managing Partner - Real Assets, Eurazeo

Renaud is a Managing Partner at Eurazeo heading the Real estate and Infrastructure division. Renaud has over 26 years of experience in the real estate industry. He has covered in Europe a range of underlying investment products such as direct real es… Read full bio

Karim Habra

Head of Europe & Asia-Pacific, Ivanhoe Cambridge

Karim Habra is Head of Europe and Asia-Pacific of Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, one of the largest institutional fund managers in the world, holding $60.4B in real estate assets. In this resp… Read full bio

Daniel Hajjar

Managing Principal, HOK

As managing principal for HOK’s London and Dubai practices, Daniel leads the firm’s services for projects across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. A member of HOK’s board of directors, Daniel is a registered architect with more than 30 years… Read full bio

Michela Hancock

Managing Director, Europe, Greystar

Michela Hancock is a Managing Director for Greystar Europe, and focuses on expanding and strengthening Greystar’s third-party platform and strategic partnerships. She works closely with Greystar’s six country leaders in France, Germany, Ireland, The… Read full bio

Caroline Hill

Managing Director, Europe Real Estate ESG, Blackstone

Caroline Hill is a Managing Director and Head of ESG for Blackstone Real Estate in Europe. She is responsible for ensuring Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) factors are fully integrated across Blackstone’s European real estate portfolio. Her p… Read full bio

Natalie Howard

Head of Real Estate Debt, Schroders Capital

With over 30 years' experience in Real Estate, Natalie heads up Real Estate Debt for Schroders. Natalie has worked across all levels of the capital structure in all real estate asset classes on both the sell side and the buy side. Prior to joining Sc… Read full bio

Sally Hurst

Director, Debt Strategy & Origination, M&G Real Estate

Sally is responsible for originating both UK and European property-specific and fund-level debt facilities for M&G’s property funds. She joined the business in 2015 and has been active in the real estate lending market since 2002. Prior to joinin… Read full bio

Alexandra Ingram

Head of Sustainability, Capital Markets, EMEA, JLL

Ali Ingram took on the role as Head of Sustainability at JLL within EMEA capital markets team at the start of 2022. Within her new role, she is sector agnostic and is focused helping clients integrate ESG into processes to maximise value and liquidit… Read full bio

Adrian Ion

CFO, Therme Group

Adrian Ion is the CFO of Therme Group and VP for Corporate Finance, responsible for managing the group’s financial strategy, its relationship with investors and funding partners and day-to-day financial operations. Prior to joining Therme Group, Adri… Read full bio
James Jacobs Lazard

James Jacobs

Managing Director, Lazard

James joined Lazard in January 2008 to help establish the real estate fundraising practice within PCA. He focuses on advising real estate General Partners, Fund Managers and Investment Professionals on structuring and raising capital to fund their in… Read full bio

Charlie Jacques

Head of Sustainability and Impact Investment, Real Estate, Schroders Capital

Charlie Jacques is the Head of Sustainability and Impact Investment Real Estate at Schroders, based in London. She joined Schroders in 2000. Previously, Charlie was Business Projects Manager for the Head of Property at Schroder Real Estate from 2000… Read full bio

Jonathan Jay

Partner, Conduit Real Estate

Jonathan is a co-founder of Conduit Real Estate, a UK and European debt and special situations capital advisory business established in 2020. Jonathan previously worked for a London-based pan-European investment manager and was responsible for capita… Read full bio

Arthur Jennings

Managing Director, Cain International

Arthur joined Cain International in 2021 through its acquisition of Fortwell Capital Limited where he leads the firm’s newly developed Fortwell debt strategy. The strategy currently manages a £500m multi-sector loan book principally within the UK wit… Read full bio

Shiraz Jiwa

CEO, The Valesco Group

Shiraz Jiwa has successfully closed and managed over €5 billion of European commercial real estate investments, delivering strong target-exceeding returns to sovereigns, institutions and family offices. Prior to founding Valesco, Mr. Jiwa was managin… Read full bio

Dr Dorte Rich Joergensen

Associate Principal, Elementa Consulting

Dr Dorte Rich Jørgensen is an Associated Principal in Sustainability Consultancy within Elementa Consulting. Dorte co-directs the Elementa sustainability team and acts as sustainability leader on key projects. As a sustainability design manager, and… Read full bio

Jonathan Jones

Group Property Director, Meggitt PLC

Jonathan Jones (Often known as “JJ”) is the Group Property Director for Meggitt PLCMeggitt is a UK Headquartered and owned FTSE 100 Manufacturing and Engineering company supplying Aerospace and Defence organisations globally. The majority of its 6,00… Read full bio
Ralf Kind, Edmond de Rothschild

Ralf Kind

Head of Real Estate Debt, Edmond de Rothschild

Ralf is responsible for the development of the real estate debt business at Edmond de Rothschild REIM. He has over two decades of experience and track record in real estate finance. Ralf has acted as a banker/lender in the UK, German, Austrian, Dutch… Read full bio

Vivienne King

Head of Real Estate Social Impact, The Good Economy

Vivienne King has over 30 years’ leadership experience in the real estate industry with a track record advocating for environmental and social sustainability. As the former CEO of Revo, the membership organisation for retail property, she supported d… Read full bio

Ruth Knox

Partner – ESG & Impact, Kirkland & Ellis

Ruth Knox is a partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP and member of the Firm’s ESG & Impact Practice Group, which advises some of the world’s most sophisticated private equity firms, corporations, and project spons… Read full bio

Annette Kröger

CEO North and Central Europe, Allianz Real Estate

Annette Kroeger is the Chief Executive Officer for Allianz Real Estate North and Central Europe and is a member of the Executive Committee. She is a voting member on the Equity Investment Committee at Allianz Real Estate. Prior to holding this positi… Read full bio

Jay Kwan

Managing Director - International Real Estate - Europe, QuadReal Property Group

Jay Kwan joined QuadReal as Managing Director, Europe in February 2018. His focus is on building the international portfolio, with an emphasis on investing in Global Cities in the U.K. and Europe. Jay was formerly a Managing Director at TPG Real Esta… Read full bio

Nunzio Laurenziello

Head of Debt Investments, Generali Real Estate

Nunzio Laurenziello is Head of Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Debt at Generali Real Estate SGR. Mr. Laurenziello is responsible for the strategy, investment and portfolio management of real estate debt investments in Europe. Prior to joining Generali i… 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

Ding Li

Senior Strategy Consultant & Business Unit Lead, Longevity Partners

Ding Li leads Longevity Partners' Strategy service across the group. She and her team advise on ESG strategies and implementation, science-based net-zero roadmaps and social value across the property landscape. With eight years of experience in the E… Read full bio

Sophie Littler

Associate Director, Fundraising & Investor Relations, LendInvest

Sophie is an Investor Relations and Capital Raising professional with 7 years experience in alternative lending, private credit and FinTech. Sophie built her career at LendInvest, a real estate debt manager, specialising in short duration senior secu… Read full bio

Maggie Loo

Partner, Bridges Fund Management

Maggie looks after client relationships for our platform of funds and has been involved with or led the raising of the firm’s eight most recent funds, spanning private equity, property and social outcomes contracts. These have included successive fun… Read full bio

Blake Loveless

Head of Value-Add Investments, LaSalle Investment Management 

Blake is the Head of Value-Add Investments, Europe for LaSalle. His focus is on delivering attractive risk-adjusted returns in value-add real estate investments in Continental Europe and the UK across all property types. Blake has nearly 20 years’ ex… Read full bio

Whitney Lutgen

Partner, MJ Hudson

Whitney Lutgen is a Partner and Co-Head of the Private Funds Practice in the law division at MJ Hudson. She primarily advises fund sponsors in connection with the establishment, structuring and operation of private investment funds across all alterna… Read full bio

Ljiljana Macdonald

Managing Director, Distribution, Optimum Asset Management

Ljiljana has over 17 years of fund management, investment strategy and capital raising experience developed in a range of senior roles at boutique and large real estate investment managers. Having worked with firms such as Alpha Real Capital, Aviva I… Read full bio

Lee Marshall

Head of Real Estate, Pension Protection Fund

After 6yrs in research and portfolio analysis roles with IPD (now MSCI) and CBRE Global Investors, Lee spent 13yrs as a fund manager in the real estate multimanager teams at Aviva Investors and LaSalle Investment Management. In this role, the final 3… Read full bio

Jaime Martinez

Head of Alternative Financing, Stoneweg

Former Head of Real Estate Debt at Oquendo Capital. Previously a Director at Citigroup investment banking, responsible real estate coverage in Iberia. Started his career at Lehman Brothers. Education: BA in business administration by Universidad Pont… Read full bio

Vlad Masinsky 

Head Of Strategic Partnerships, Sharry

Vlad has a great passion for real estate innovations, currently focusing on implementing digital overlays delivering ESG goals for Commercial Real Estate,creating new kinds of user experience, and enhancing asset performance. Combining tech, and busi… Read full bio

Daniel McHugh

Chief Investment Officer, Real Assets, AVIVA Investors

Daniel is responsible for the strategy and growth of Aviva Investors’ integrated Real Assets business, encompassing Real Estate, Infrastructure and Private Debt. He oversees around 300 professionals working across fund management, asset management, d… Read full bio

Joanne McNamara

EVP – Europe and Asia Pacific, Oxford Properties

Joanne McNamara is Executive Vice President, Europe and Asia-Pacific of Oxford Properties. This role oversees Oxford’s efforts as an active investor, asset manager and builder of businesses across Europe and Asia-Pacific. Jo is a member of the Execut… Read full bio

Toby Mitchenall

Senior Editor, ESG and Sustainability, New Private Markets

Toby Mitchenall is Senior Editor, ESG and Sustainability at PEI. He is the editor of New Private Markets, a new publication serving sustainable investors in private markets, from ESG to impact. Toby was previously responsible for PEI’s private equity… Read full bio

Anuj Mittal

Managing Director, Head of Europe Real Estate, Angelo Gordon

Anuj Mittal is the Head of Europe Real Estate focusing on real estate opportunities in the United Kingdom and Europe. Anuj has been directly responsible for, or overseen, in excess of $4 billion of real estate assets at the firm. Prior to re-joining… Read full bio

Katie Moretti  

Managing Director, Real Estate Debt, Barings

Katie is responsible for the underwriting and execution of European real estate debt investments. She has worked in the industry since 1998. Prior to joining the firm in 2021, Katie was a Director at Invesco Real Estate where she worked within their… Read full bio

Balaji Nagabhushan

Co-Founder and Partner, Conduit Real Estate

Balaji is a co-founder of Conduit Real Estate, a UK and European debt and special situations capital advisory business that was established in 2020. Balaji has around 23 years’ experience covering Real Estate, Investment Banking/M&A and Strategy… Read full bio

Aleksandra Njagulj

Managing Director, Global Head of ESG, Real Estate, DWS Group

Aleksandra (Sasha) Njagulj is the Managing Director, Global Head of ESG (environmental, social, and governance), Real Estate at DWS group. She is responsible for ESG integration across global real estate portfolios. Sasha is an accomplished ESG exper… Read full bio

Helena Olin

Head of Real Assets, AP2

Helena Olin is the Head of Real Assets at Second Swedish National Pension Fund (AP2). Mrs. Olin has since she started 2011 broadening the allocation of AP2s real estate into new markets. She is board member, approval partner and member of advisory bo… Read full bio

Anna Olink

Business Development Director, EMEA, GRESB

Bringing 15 years of work experience, Anna joined GRESB from Kempen Capital Management, where she was a portfolio manager of the global real estate fund, and where she lead the implementation of ESG standards in the real estate investment process. Pr… 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

Pooja Patel

Managing Director, StepStone Group

Ms. Patel is a member of the real estate team. She is also involved in the Firm’s responsible investing initiative. Prior to StepStone, Ms. Patel worked in the Corporate Development Group at AT&T where she was involved in strategic projects, incl… Read full bio

Jose Pellicer

Head of Investment Strategy, M&G Real Estate

Jose Pellicer works for M&G real estate as Head of Strategy. In this role he coordinates the top down strategy of the different M&G real estate funds and mandates. He is also chairman of the investment committee. Jose is an economist by backg… Read full bio

Richard Pilkington

Senior Managing Director, Head of European Real Estate, Cain International

Richard joined Cain International in 2015 and heads the firm’s European real estate investment, currently managing assets in excess of $3 billion. He brings over 30 years of real estate fund, investment and development experience and, since 2015, has… Read full bio

Kari Pitkin

Head of Business Development, Allianz Real Estate

Kari Pitkin is the Head of Business Development for Europe of Allianz Real Estate, which includes leading the sector specific teams for logistics and retail as well as cross border acquisitions. Based in London, she joined the company in 2019 and has… Read full bio

Catherine Raynsford

Director, Hyde Group  

Director of Stakeholder and Investor Relations, responsible for Hyde's strategy to engage with private capital, leading a team to identify, develop and enhance long-term partnerships with a broad mix of partners including housebuilders, developers, a… Read full bio

Sabina Reeves

Chief Economist & Head of Insights & Intelligence, CBRE Investment Management

Sabina Reeves is Chief Economist & Head of Insights & Intelligence for CBRE Investment Management. She is responsible for the firm’s 30-member real assets research team and has a specific role in selecting the economic scenarios and macro ris… 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 (“AXA IM - Real Assets”). Isabelle oversees AXA IM’s €183bn alternative business unit, AXA IM Alts, which employs over 750 people loca… Read full bio

Adam Shah

Sr. Managing Director, Real Estate, Blackstone

Adam Shah is the Head of Real Estate Asset Management Europe. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Shah was a Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Europe at Starwood Capital Group, where he most recently led asset management activities across E… Read full bio

Snehal Shah

Reporter, New Private Markets, PEI Media

Snehal Shah is a reporter for New Private Markets, PEI Media’s sustainability-focused publication. She covers ESG, sustainability and impact investments including investors’ allocations and policies; managers’ investment strategies and ESG and divers… Read full bio

Anna Shiel

Head of Origination, Big Society Capital

Anna joined Big Society Capital in 2012, where she is a member of the Investment Committee and Executive Committee and leads the investment team. Over the past 10 years, she has helped shape BSC’s strategy and make investments which have grown the UK… Read full bio

Andrew Simmons

Managing Director, Green Street

Andy joined Green Street’s European Advisory team in 2019 and has over 15 years of advisory experience, including 10 years focused on real estate. His experience is across all aspects of the capital structure: Mergers and acquisitions advisory (buy a… Read full bio

Jolly Singh

Principal, Portfolio Oversight, CIM Group

Jolly Singh serves as a Principal, Portfolio Oversight at CIM Group®. He is actively involved in the composition, operations and investment priorities for CIM’s open-end real estate. Prior to joining CIM Group in 2010, Mr. Singh was an Associate in t… Read full bio

Adam Smallman

Director of Membership Programs, PEI

Adam joined PEI in December 2018 in a new role as Head of Content Strategy. Previously he spent three years with investment bank Liberum and held leading editorial and content roles at Dow Jones and Informa PLC. His responsibility is to ensure PEI’s… Read full bio

Tracy Stroh

Managing Director, GIC Real Estate

Tracy Stroh is Managing Director of GIC Real Estate based in London and appointed as the Region Head, Europe. Prior to relocating to London, Ms. Stroh was based in Singapore where she held the positions of Global Head of the Research and Strategic Pl… Read full bio

Rahul Sule

Co-head, EMEA + APAC CRE Finance & Special situations, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Rahul Sule co-heads J.P. Morgan's EMEA and APAC Real Estate Finance and Special Opportunities business Prior to the current role, he was responsible for investing in European real estate across debt and equity tranches in performing and distressed re… Read full bio

Michael Swank

Senior Managing Director, Blackstone

Michael Swank is a Senior Managing Director in the Real Estate Group based in London, where he helps oversee Blackstone’s real estate acquisitions in continental Europe. Since joining Blackstone in 2010, Mr. Swank has been involved in a number of Bla… Read full bio

Paul Tebbit

CIO, European Real Estate, Blackrock

Paul Tebbit, Managing Director, is Head of Europe and CIO for the Real Estate Equity business. He is responsible for all European based funds, investment oversight and is the Chair of the European Real Estate Equity Investment Committee. Paul has dee… Read full bio

Stéphane Theuriau

Partner, Head of Real Estate, BC Partners

Stéphane Theuriau is a Partner and the Head of BC Partners Real Estate. Stéphane joined BCP Real Estate in London in 2018 to launch the BC Partners Real Estate business. Stéphane joined from Altarea Cogedim, a French listed real estate company, where… Read full bio

Martin Towns

Deputy Global Head of Real Estate, M&G Real Estate

Martin is responsible, alongside the Head of Real Estate, for the business’ overall strategic direction and growth. He has direct oversight of the UK Commercial, Long Income and Capital Solutions business lines, encompassing £22.4 billion of assets,… Read full bio

Stephen Tross

Chief Investment Officer - International Investments, Bouwinvest

Stephen Tross joined Bouwinvest as COO International Investments in 2009. As per January 1st, 2010 he was appointed Chief Investment Officer - International Investments and subsequently joined the Management Board of Bouwinvest. Stephen has been work… Read full bio

Mark van de Wiel

Head of Originations Commercial Real Estate Debt, NN Investment Partners

Mark has spent his career in the Banking and Investment Management industry. Currently he is Head of Originations Commercial Real Estate Debt within NN Investment Partners’ Alternative Credit department, headquartered in the Netherlands. He started t… Read full bio

Sophie Van Oosterom

Global Head of Real Estate, Schroders Capital

Sophie van Oosterom joined Schroders in January 2021 as the Global Head of Schroders Real Estate. She is responsible for leading the growth strategy of the business and ultimately delivering investment performance to clients. She chairs the real esta… Read full bio

Derk Welling

Senior Responsible Investment and Governance Manager- Real Estate investments, APG Asset Management

Derk Welling is Senior Responsible Investment & Governance specialist at APG Asset Management, focusing on real estate and infrastructure investments. He is a member of the GRESB Real Estate Advisory Board and also a member of the INREV Sustainab… Read full bio

David White

Managing Director, Debt Investments, LaSalle Investment Management

David White is a Managing Director at LaSalle in the Debt Investments team, overseeing the LaSalle Real Estate Debt Strategies (LREDS) business. David has a 14+ year track record of working in real estate private equity and debt investment. He has ex… Read full bio

Cornel Widmer

Global Head of Real Estate, Managing Director, Zurich

Cornel Widmer was appointed Zurich’s Global Head of Real Estate in 2012. In his role, Mr. Widmer is responsible for the development and implementation of the centrally driven real estate investment strategy across Zurich’s global insurance balance sh… Read full bio

Dhwanit Zaveri

Zaveri, PIMCO

Mr. Zaveri is a vice president and portfolio manager in the London office, focusing on sourcing, underwriting, and structuring European real estate equity investments. Before joining PIMCO, he worked at Goldman Sachs, where he focused on investments… Read full bio

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PERE Europe Forum 2022 - Investor day - Tuesday 14th

Investor day
08:00 - 09:15

Registration opens and morning coffee

09:15 - 09:30

PERE welcome

Adam Smallman
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Adam Smallman

Director of Membership Programs, PEI

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09:30 - 09:45

Welcome & chair’s opening remarks

09:45 - 10:45

Europe’s institutional investor panel: what does real estate investing look like in the next decade?

Paul Gibson, Robert-Jan Foortse, Lee Marshall, Joanne McNamara, Helena Olin, Andrea Orlandi
  • How are fund investors looking to adjust their allocations in 2022 and beyond?
  • Which sectors are investors prioritising and what types are product resonate the most at present?
  • What is investors’ appetite for specialist vs generalist managers?
  • To what extent are inflationary concerns making real estate a more attractive destination for capital?
  • How are investors viewing the impact of inflation on their investments and strategy going forward?
  • What is investor appetite for ‘alternative’ investment types such as SPACs, REITs and proptech funds?

Moderated by Paul Gibson, Chief Investment Officer – EMEA Direct Real Estate Strategies, CBRE Investment Management

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Paul Gibson

CIO – EMEA Direct Real Estate Strategies, CBRE Investment Management

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Robert-Jan Foortse, APG

Robert-Jan Foortse

Head of European Property Investments, APG

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Lee Marshall

Head of Real Estate, Pension Protection Fund

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Joanne McNamara

EVP – Europe and Asia Pacific, Oxford Properties

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Helena Olin

Head of Real Assets, AP2

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Andrea Orlandi

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

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10:45 - 11:15

Networking break

Investor day
11:15 - 11:45

Keynote Q+A with Bouwinvest: finding returns in a new real estate climate

Stephen Tross
  • Hear from the CIO of international investments of Bouwinvest, the €14.1 billion specialist Dutch real estate investor
  • Discover priorities for indirect real estate exposure in Europe and globally in the coming years
  • Learn more on Bouwinvest’s evolving investment approach and where they’re looking to find risk-adjusted returns
  • Understand which sectors, geographies and strategies are resonating most with one of Europe’s leading fund investors

 

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Stephen Tross

Chief Investment Officer - International Investments, Bouwinvest

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11:45 - 12:30

Europe as an investment destination

Richard Pilkington, Annette Kröger, Tracy Stroh , Jay Kwan
  • Hear from global institutional investors give their perspective on Europe as a place to put their capital
  • What are the key risks, opportunities and barriers that global investors see when assessing the region?
  • How does the region compare to other geographies and markets
  • Which sectors and strategies are non-European investors looking to get exposure to?
  • What unique opportunities does Europe offer relative to other markets globally?

Moderated by Richard Pilkington, Senior Managing Director, Head of European Real Estate, Cain International

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Richard Pilkington

Senior Managing Director, Head of European Real Estate, Cain International

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Annette Kröger

CEO North and Central Europe, Allianz Real Estate

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Tracy Stroh

Managing Director, GIC Real Estate

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Jay Kwan

Managing Director - International Real Estate - Europe, QuadReal Property Group

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12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

Investor day
13:30 - 14:00

Afternoon keynote: Getting ahead of the curve - a deep dive into AXA’s real estate strategy

Evelyn Lee, Isabelle Scemama

Hear from one of the global leaders in real estate – Isabelle Scemama, Global Head of AXA IM Alts and Chief Executive Officer of AXA IM – Real Assets – to hear an in-depth discussion on how the €110bn investor has developed its strategy to stay one step ahead of the pack in a fiercely competitive market.

  • How is AXA IM Alts leading the market in new sectors like life sciences while re-inventing established sectors like office?
  • As more and more of its real estate investing becomes direct, what does AXA IM look for in its real estate partners?
  • How is the concept of flexibility being implemented in repositioning properties in office and other sectors?
  • What opportunities are presented by asset obsolescence – and how is AXA IM Alts futureproofing its real estate assets?
  • How is ESG being incorporated into its investment, development and repositioning strategies?

Moderated by Evelyn Lee, Editor, PERE

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Evelyn Lee

Editor, PERE

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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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14:00 - 14:45

Climate strategy and the built environment

Tzvete Doncheva  , Daniel McHugh, Sophie Van Oosterom, Cornel Widmer
  • How are assets owners implementing net zero commitments as they pertain to real assets?
  • How are appraisers considering climate risk in valuations and transactions?
  • How are institutional investors looking to identify, quantify and integrate climate risk into their investment decision making?
  • How are climate considerations influencing manager selection and location/sector exposure and acquisitions?
  • How are LP implementing their net zero commitments in practice?
  • What data are LPs requesting from their managers when it comes to carbon emissions?

Moderated by Tzvete Doncheva, International Investor Relations Lead, PropTech1

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Tzvete Doncheva  

International Investor Relations Lead, Proptech1 Ventures

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Daniel McHugh

Chief Investment Officer, Real Assets, AVIVA Investors

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Sophie Van Oosterom

Global Head of Real Estate, Schroders Capital

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Cornel Widmer

Global Head of Real Estate, Managing Director, Zurich

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14:45 - 15:30

Innovations and emerging opportunities in real estate credit

Anne Gales, Garett Bjorkman, Bryan York Colwell, Ralf Kind
  • What strategies are some of Europe’s leading debt funds pursuing?
  • How are institutional investors viewing the role of debt with their portfolios in the next 5 years?
  • What’s new products and innovation are up and coming in the market such as Sale & Lease Backs and Nett Leases?
  • What opportunities does debt offer to the portfolio mix that equity investments lack in the new real estate market?
  • How are investors looking to gain exposure to the debt market in Europe and globally?

Moderated by Anne Gales, Partner, Threadmark

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Anne Gales

Partner, Threadmark

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Garett Bjorkman

Managing Director, Portfolio Oversight, CIM Group

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Bryan York Colwell

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, LCN Capital Partners

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Ralf Kind, Edmond de Rothschild

Ralf Kind

Head of Real Estate Debt, Edmond de Rothschild

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15:30 - 16:00

Networking break

Investor day
16:00 - 16:45

Your customers’ customer: insight into the real estate needs of corporates

Mary-Louise Gray, Shaun Dawson, Shiraz Jiwa, Jonathan Jones
  • How are large corporates looking at their future real estate needs?
  • What are the evolving needs of corporate supply chains, and what opportunities does this present to private investors and operators?
  • What are the priorities for corporate lease holder when it comes to design, wellbeing and sustainability of buildings?

Moderated by Mary-Louise Gray, Chief Operating Officer, Occupier Services EMEA, Colliers

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Mary-Louise Gray

Chief Operating Officer, Occupier Services EMEA, Colliers

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Shaun Dawson

Head of Insights, Devono Cresa

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Shiraz Jiwa

CEO, The Valesco Group

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Jonathan Jones

Group Property Director, Meggitt PLC

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16:45 - 17:00

Chair’s closing remarks

17:00 - 18:00

Networking drinks

18:00 - 18:00

End of day one

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PERE Europe Forum 2022 - Essential real estate - Wednesday 15th

Essential real estate
08:30 - 09:30

Registration opens and morning coffee

09:30 - 09:45

Welcome & chair’s opening remarks

Sean Egan
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Sean Egan

CEO, Egan-Jones Ratings

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09:45 - 10:45

Overview of leading fund manager strategies

Sean Egan, Jolly Singh, Paul Tebbit, Martin Towns
  • To what extent are investors finding it difficult to deploy capital?
  • How are managers thinking about inflation?
  • What strategies are helping managers to hedge and diversify risk such as mixed-use?
  • How are fund managers adapting their investment thinking to meet the needs of the pandemic-hit environment?
  • How are investor organising themselves to access ‘niche’ sectors?
  • To what extent are manager pursuing ‘contrarian strategies’ in retail and offices?

Moderated by Sean Egan, CEO, Egan-Jones Ratings Company

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Sean Egan

CEO, Egan-Jones Ratings

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Jolly Singh

Principal, Portfolio Oversight, CIM Group

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Paul Tebbit

CIO, European Real Estate, Blackrock

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Martin Towns

Deputy Global Head of Real Estate, M&G Real Estate

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10:45 - 11:15

Networking break

Essential real estate
11:15 - 11:45

Keynote: Macroeconomic trends and the implications for real estate investing

Sabina Reeves
  • Discover how to align your investment strategy to the evolving economic picture in Europe and globally
  • Hear from a leading economist on the macroeconomic trends influencing real estate investing in the coming years
  • Learn about the impact of demographics and inflation on the global real estate market
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Sabina Reeves

Chief Economist & Head of Insights & Intelligence, CBRE Investment Management

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11:45 - 12:30

How to scale deployment in the ‘new economy’ portfolio

Sarah Acheson, Adrian Ion, Ljiljana Macdonald, Michael Swank , Dhwanit Zaveri
  • Data centres, life sciences, residential and other social infrastructure – what’s the amount of opportunity in these new economy sectors and their investment capacity?
  • What will be the new normal for hospitality demand and how are funds navigating investment in the sector?
  • What resources are investors taking on to facilitate effective operational strategies?
  • What strategies are investors pursuing to gain exposure in data centres and more broadly the digital economy?
  • What are the unique challenges and risks in building an operational model in emerging sectors?

Moderated by Sarah Acheson, Investment Director – Real. Estate, Cambridge Associates

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Sarah Acheson

Investment Director, Cambridge Associates

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Adrian Ion

CFO, Therme Group

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Ljiljana Macdonald

Managing Director, Distribution, Optimum Asset Management

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Michael Swank

Senior Managing Director, Blackstone

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Dhwanit Zaveri

Zaveri, PIMCO

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12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

Essential real estate
13:30 - 14:15

Deep dive into contrarian strategies: where are value-add and opportunistic managers looking for returns?

Cristina García-Peri, Keith Breslauer, Blake Loveless, Anuj Mittal, Stéphane Theuriau
  • Accounting for obsolescence risk when pricing assets?
  • How are investors viewing opportunities in the hospitality, offices, and retail sectors?
  • What are the been the lasting impact of the pandemic on demand in the most hard-hit sectors?
  • When, or will, distressed opportunities for discounted assets in these sectors emerge?
  • To what extent are investor repositioning away from hard hit sectors?
  • What types of assets remain attractive in sectors that have been negatively impacted by the pandemic?

Moderated by Cristina Garcia-Peri, Senior Partner, Azora

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Cristina García-Peri

Senior Partner, Azora

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Keith Breslauer

Managing Director & Founding Partner, Patron Capital

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Blake Loveless

Head of Value-Add Investments, LaSalle Investment Management 

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Anuj Mittal

Managing Director, Head of Europe Real Estate, Angelo Gordon

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Stéphane Theuriau

Partner, Head of Real Estate, BC Partners

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14:15 - 15:00

Too hot to ignore: exploring the next phase of logistics and industrial investment

Lisa Graham, Jonas Andersson, Joseph Ghazal, Kari Pitkin
  • What the landscape of the logistics and industrial market in Europe?
  • What is the outlook on capital flows and yield compression for the market?
  • What is the outlook on fundamental of supply-demand and trends in ecommerce in Europe?
  • How are investors looking to future-proof their assets?
  • What are the prospects for multistorey industrial in the UK?
  • How to make value add returns from current land values in industrial?
  • What are the economics of value-add development in industrial assets

Moderated by Lisa Graham, Director EMEA Industrial & Logistics Research & Strategy, JLL

Lisa Graham Cushman & Wakefield

Lisa Graham

Director EMEA Industrial & Logistics Research & Strategy, JLL

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Jonas Andersson

Deputy Managing Partner & CFO, Slättö

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Joseph Ghazal

CIO Europe, Prologis

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Kari Pitkin

Head of Business Development, Allianz Real Estate

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15:00 - 15:30

Networking break

Essential real estate
15:30 - 15:50

Finding opportunities amongst the more nascent sectors

Andrew Simmons
  • Asset classes that have already ‘crossed over’ to becoming more mainstream and how they’ve performed since
  • Asset classes poised for expansion
  • Infrastructure-like asset classes – can these offer opportunity for real estate mandates?
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Andrew Simmons

Managing Director, Green Street

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15:50 - 16:40

Building platforms: How to create value through an operational strategy

James Jacobs, Christian Fladeland, Renaud Haberkorn, Karim Habra, Michela Hancock
  • How are different investors taking on operational risk and looking to gain critical mass in alternative markets?
  • How are investors calculating the optimal value balance between operational excellence and the added cost incurred?
  • What are the lessons learnt in working with operating partners?
  • How are investors deciding when to integrate operational management and when to outsource?

Moderated by James Jacobs, Managing Director, Lazard

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James Jacobs

Managing Director, Lazard

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Christian Fladeland

CIO, Heimstaden

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Renaud Haberkorn

Managing Partner - Real Assets, Eurazeo

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Karim Habra

Head of Europe & Asia-Pacific, Ivanhoe Cambridge

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Michela Hancock

Managing Director, Europe, Greystar

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16:40 - 17:00

Chair’s closing remarks

Sean Egan
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Sean Egan

CEO, Egan-Jones Ratings

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17:00 - 17:00

End of day two

Agenda

PERE Europe Forum 2022 - Real Estate Capital Borrowers & Lenders Forum & ESG & Impact Forum - Thursday 16th

Real Estate Capital Borrowers & Lenders Forum
08:00 - 09:00

Registration and networking

09:00 - 09:05

Welcome & chair’s opening remarks

Adam Buchler
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Adam Buchler

Managing Director, BBS Capital

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09:05 - 09:50

Outlook of the real estate debt and finance market in Europe

Daniel Cunningham, Curth-C. Flatow, Natalie Howard, Jaime Martinez
  • What will be the impact of inflation and rising interest rates on the real estate finance market in the coming 2-3 years?
  • How are institutional investors looking at the role of real estate debt within their portfolios?
  • What have the most notable deals taking place in the market in the last year?

Moderated by Daniel Cunningham, Editor, Real Estate Capital

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Daniel Cunningham

Editor, Real Estate Capital

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Curth-C. Flatow

Managing Partner, FAP Group

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Natalie Howard

Head of Real Estate Debt, Schroders Capital

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Jaime Martinez

Head of Alternative Financing, Stoneweg

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09:50 - 10:30

Large loan syndications in Europe

Balaji Nagabhushan , Bruno Dord , Nicola Free, Sally Hurst, Mark van de Wiel
  • What are the challenges faced by underwriters in large loan deals?
  • What is borrowers’ preference for clubs relative to one bank financing solutions?
  • Liquidity sources for real estate debt

Moderated by Balaji Nagabhushan, Co-Founder and Partner, Conduit Real Estate

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Balaji Nagabhushan

Co-Founder and Partner, Conduit Real Estate

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Bruno Dord

Head of Real Estate Financings - Paris Hub, Allianz Real Estate

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Nicola Free

Managing Director, Head of CRE, EMEA, Wells Fargo Bank

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Sally Hurst

Director, Debt Strategy & Origination, M&G Real Estate

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Mark van de Wiel

Head of Originations Commercial Real Estate Debt, NN Investment Partners

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10:30 - 11:00

Keynote Q+A: a leading lender’s view of the real estate finance market

David White
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David White

Managing Director, Debt Investments, LaSalle Investment Management

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ESG & Impact Forum
08:00 - 09:00

Registration and networking

09:00 - 09:05

Welcome & chair’s opening remarks

Louise Ellison
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Louise Ellison

Chief Commercial Officer, Longevity Partners

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09:05 - 09:50

Fund investors’ perspectives on real estate sustainability

Toby Mitchenall, Tim Barlow, Pooja Patel, Anna Shiel, Derk Welling
  • What information demands are fund investors making on their real estate fund mangers when it comes to sustainability?
  • Does investors’ drive to clean their portfolios means inefficient and currently unsustainable assets are jettisoned rather than ‘greened’?
  • How high is sustainability on the agenda for different types of institutional investors?

Moderated by Toby Mitchenall, Senior Editor, ESG and Sustainability, New Private Markets

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Toby Mitchenall

Senior Editor, ESG and Sustainability, New Private Markets

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Tim Barlow

Managing Director, CPP Investments

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Pooja Patel

Managing Director, StepStone Group

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Anna Shiel

Head of Origination, Big Society Capital

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Derk Welling

Senior Responsible Investment and Governance Manager- Real Estate investments, APG Asset Management

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09:50 - 10:30

Leveraging ESG for value creation in real estate

Basil Demeroutis, Caroline Hill, Aleksandra Njagulj, Jose Pellicer
  •  How can the influence of ESG in investment decision-making and asset management be maximised?
  • What are the risks of ignoring a robust ESG effort?
  • What examples do we have where ESG performance lead to higher valuation or yields?
  • How are funds going about engaging tenets on sustainability and just how crucial is this as an aspect of ESG performance?
  • How can funds plan a cost-efficient transition at the portfolio-level?

Moderated by Basil Demeroutis, Managing Partner, FORE Partnership

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Basil Demeroutis

Managing Partner, FORE Partnership

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Caroline Hill

Managing Director, Europe Real Estate ESG, Blackstone

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Aleksandra Njagulj

Managing Director, Global Head of ESG, Real Estate, DWS Group

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Jose Pellicer

Head of Investment Strategy, M&G Real Estate

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10:30 - 11:00

Overview of regulatory developments and the implications for real estate

Anna Olink, Vivienne King, Ruth Knox
  • Making sense of SFDR, are you an article 8 or article 9 fund and what are the implications?
  • How can you create value out of SFDR and EU taxonomy and help to position as an investor?
  • What are the most notable upcoming regulations across key jurisdictions such as the FCA and EU?
  • Discover where the key legal risks are when making impact claims and how efforts to stamp-out impact washing will evolve

Moderated by Anna Olink, Business Development Director, EMEA, GRESB

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Anna Olink

Business Development Director, EMEA, GRESB

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Vivienne King

Head of Real Estate Social Impact, The Good Economy

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Ruth Knox

Partner – ESG & Impact, Kirkland & Ellis

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11:00 - 11:30

Networking break

Real Estate Capital Borrowers & Lenders Forum
11:30 - 12:15

Borrowers’ perspectives on the current financing climate

Aida Feriz, Mark Epstein, Steven Gower , Nunzio Laurenziello
  • To what extent are borrowers now comfortable with borrowing from non-bank lenders?
  • How are borrowers looking to raise capital in 2022 and beyond?
  • How are borrowers evaluating and diversifying different sources of finance?
  • What are the main challenges in accessing finance from a borrower’s point of view?
  • How are borrower’s finding responding to ESG data requests?

Moderated by Aida Feriz, Executive Director, Wimmer Family Office

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Aida Feriz

Executive Director, Wimmer Family Office

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Mark Epstein

Chief Financial Officer, McArthurGlen Group

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Steven Gower

Head of Treasury, Savills Investment Management

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Nunzio Laurenziello

Head of Debt Investments, Generali Real Estate

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12:15 - 13:00

Lending to ‘hard-hit’ sectors: retail hospitality and secondary offices

Adam Buchler, Ben Barbanel, Britta Drexler , Jonathan Jay, Rahul Sule
  • At what price do more risky sectors become attractive to lenders?
  • How have lending volumes to ‘embattled’ real estate sectors fared over the covid period?
  • To what extent is retail activity bounced back?
  • How are lenders vetting opportunities in traditional sectors and have there been significant adjustments to their risk appetite/underwriting?

Moderated by Adam Buchler, Managing Director, BBS Capital

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Adam Buchler

Managing Director, BBS Capital

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Ben Barbanel

Head of Debt Finance, OakNorth Bank

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Britta Drexler

Principal, Apollo Global Management

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Jonathan Jay

Partner, Conduit Real Estate

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Rahul Sule

Co-head, EMEA + APAC CRE Finance & Special situations, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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ESG & Impact Forum
11:30 - 12:15

Real estate impact investments: an overview of opportunities, funds and innovations

Vlad Masinsky , Simon Chisholm, Charlie Jacques, Maggie Loo, Whitney Lutgen
  • How much appetite is there from impact allocators for real estate orientated product?
  • What are the main considerations when launching an impact offering or product?
  • To what extent should ‘impact investment’ thinking be integrated into mainstream investments?
  • To what extent are returns concessionary?

Moderated by Vlad Masinsky, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Sharry

 

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Vlad Masinsky 

Head Of Strategic Partnerships, Sharry

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Simon Chisholm

Chief Investment Officer, Resonance

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Charlie Jacques

Head of Sustainability and Impact Investment, Real Estate, Schroders Capital

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Maggie Loo

Partner, Bridges Fund Management

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Whitney Lutgen

Partner, MJ Hudson

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12:15 - 13:00

Creating an affordable housing investment strategy

Ding Li, Shamez Alibhai  , Peter Denton, Catherine Raynsford , Adam Shah
  • What are the best examples of affordable housing models around the world that have taken off?
  • How crucial is collaboration with local and national government– and what the lessons learnt in engaging public institutions and bodies?
  • How is ‘affordability’ calculated?
  • How do investors that are looking to maximise returns balancing this with the need for ‘affordable’, below-market-rate rents?

Moderated by Ding Li, Senior Strategy Consultant & Business Unit Lead, Longevity Partners

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Ding Li

Senior Strategy Consultant & Business Unit Lead, Longevity Partners

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Shamez Alibhai  

Head of Community Housing and Managing Director, Man Group

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Peter Denton

Chief Executive Officer, Homes England

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Catherine Raynsford

Director, Hyde Group  

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Adam Shah

Sr. Managing Director, Real Estate, Blackstone

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13:00 - 14:00

Networking lunch

Real Estate Capital Borrowers & Lenders Forum
14:00 - 14:45

How are lenders accessing opportunities in emerging sectors?

Jonathan Jay, Philippe Deloffre, Lorcain Egan, Arthur Jennings
  • How liquid are the ‘hot’ sectors such as single-family rentals, healthcare and content creation?
  • How are lenders going about gaining exposure to alternative asset types?
  • What are the main challenges in underwriting deals in life sciences, data centres and residential?

Moderated by Jonathan Jay, Partner, Conduit Real Estate

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Jonathan Jay

Partner, Conduit Real Estate

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Philippe Deloffre

Managing Director, Real Estate, Head of European Debt Origination, ICG Real Estate

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Lorcain Egan

Managing Director – Head of Lending, Europe, Starwood Capital Europe Advisers

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Arthur Jennings

Managing Director, Cain International

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14:45 - 15:30

Sustainability-linked loans: how are lenders incentivising impact and ESG in their portfolio?

Sophie Littler, Markus Beran, Gavin Eustace, Katie Moretti  
  • Is the cost of financing increasing for unsustainable projects or assets?
  • How significant is the data burden that comes with sustainability performance measurement and reporting for borrowers?
  • What are the main challenges are faced by lenders in creating credible EST-orientated incentives to their borrowers?
  • What are some of the more innovative models being applied in the market to engage borrowers?

Moderated by Sophie Littler, Associate Director, Fundraising & Investor Relations, LendInvest

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Sophie Littler

Associate Director, Fundraising & Investor Relations, LendInvest

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Markus Beran

Head of Origination International Investors, Berlin Hyp

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Gavin Eustace

Founding Partner, Silbury Finance

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Katie Moretti  

Managing Director, Real Estate Debt, Barings

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15:30 - 15:45

Closing remarks

Adam Buchler
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Adam Buchler

Managing Director, BBS Capital

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