Connecting European capital to global real estate

Understand where the greatest opportunities exist across EMEA private real estate markets at the 18th annual PERE Europe Forum on 9 – 11 May 2023.

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 forums. Dissect various strategies and hot topics that can enhance your portfolio.

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
Aozora Bank
APG Asset Management
Aviva Investors
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership
Capital Generation Partners
CDC Group
Deutsche Finance International
Generali Real Estate
Growth Investments Management
Invel Real Estate
LSM Management
Marcena Capital
Marwitz Family Office
National Pension Service of Korea (NPS)
NN Investment Partners
Oxford Properties
Roberts Family Capital
Stone Mountain Capital
Tesco Pension Investment
Wellcome Trust
Wimmer Family Office

2022 speakers included

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Discussion topics that shape European markets

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

  • Anchor your real estate strategy to align with customer trends and occupier demands
  • Locate risk-adjusted returns across Europe’s emerging real estate sectors
  • Dissect demographics, inflation and global geo-political developments on the European real estate market
  • And more …

PERE Europe is a key event to attend in my calendar and always provides excellent insight to the state of the European real estate market.

Raj Kotecha
Amro Real Estate Partners

Apply for a complimentary Institutional Investor pass

A limited number of complimentary passes are available for allocators and institutional investors to join the event.

To qualify for a complimentary pass, you must meet the eligibility criteria in representing a pension fund, insurance company, sovereign wealth fund, private wealth manager, foundation, endowment, family office or corporate investment division.

Apply for a pass and a member of our team will follow up with you to secure your pass.


Thanks to our 2023 sponsors

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Thought leadership, branding and networking opportunities

Be part of thought-provoking discussions with leading institutional investors, fund and asset managers, developers, advisers, and strategic partners. Sponsorship gives you:

  • VIP access
  • Thought-leadership opportunities
  • High-profile branding
  • And much more …

For exclusive sponsorship packages for 2023, contact Nick Hayes, our Global Business Development Director of Real Estate at

Thanks to our 2023 sponsors

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View the key conversation topics


Download the preliminary agenda to see the trends shaping European investors allocation strategies and markets across the region.

Have a topic that you would like to discuss on the agenda? Contact Brix Sumagaysay today.

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
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Global Investor Day - Tuesday 9th

Global Investor Day
08:00 - 08:50

Registration opens and morning coffee

08:50 - 09:10

PERE welcome and opening remarks

09:10 - 10:00

Keynote panel: The future of real estate – paradigm shift in investing strategies

·       Key opportunities in global real estate markets

·       Investing in inflationary and recession scenarios

·       Where is capital coming from and where is it going?

10:00 - 10:45

Investor panel: Real estate investing in inflationary & recession scenarios

  • How has inflation affected investors’ allocation landscape?
  • Fund manager selection – what are investors looking for in managers in the current environment?
  • How has the industry adapted to challenges in the new scenarios?
10:45 - 11:15

Networking break

Global Investor Day
11:15 - 11:45

Keynote interview

A view from the corner office: Allocating capital to real estate in turbulent times

11:45 - 12:30

Deep dive – tackling interest rates and evolving central bank policies

  • Key macroeconomic trends affecting real estate investments
  • Aligning investment strategies in a volatile market
  • How to navigate rising interest rates, central bank policies and geopolitical issues
12:30 - 13:45

Networking lunch

Global Investor Day
13:45 - 14:30

EU vs US vs Asia – where are investors and managers going long?

  • Which markets should investors look at for maximum returns?
  • Opportunities in core real estate in key regions
  • Niche sectors that investors are diving in to get ahead of the competition
14:30 - 15:00


15:00 - 15:30

Networking coffee break

Global Investor Day
15:30 - 16:15

Investment opportunities in real estate debt

  • What keeps the debt market strong in the current environment?
  • How attractive is debt as an alternative to real estate investing?
  • How are rising interest rates and inflation affecting real estate debt?
16:15 - 17:00

Beyond equity investing - global insight and opportunities

  • Capitalising on opportunities in PropTech
  • Strategies for investors to maximise returns in the secondaries market
17:00 - 18:00

Networking cocktails

18:00 - 18:00

End of day one


European Real Estate - Wednesday 10th

European Real Estate
08:00 - 08:50

Registration opens and morning coffee

08:50 - 09:30

Invitation only: PERE Investor Exchange

09:30 - 09:40

PERE welcome and opening remarks

09:40 - 10:30

European real estate in the global context – winners and losers in a recessionary environment

  • Navigating inflation and interest rates – how to adapt strategies in a challenging environment?
  • Identifying risks and opportunities in a constantly changing world
  • Leading fund manager strategies in developed and emerging cities
10:30 - 11:00

Keynote fireside chat

Insights on current financial stability risks and its impact on real estate investments

11:00 - 11:30

Networking coffee break

European Real Estate
11:30 - 12:15

Getting ahead of the game – overview of demand and fundamentals in new economy real estate

·       Scaling the next phase for growth in data centres and life sciences – is it too late to break into these sectors?

·       Spotlight on investing in healthcare assets and film studios

·       How are investors viewing hospitality and retail? Making a comeback or repurposing?

12:15 - 13:00

Evolution of logistics in the coming decade

  • What are changing needs of occupiers as the world exits the pandemic?
  • Future proofing assets – how to get ahead of the constantly evolving supply chain management
  • Markets that offer opportunities for investment as the sector reaches its peak
13:00 - 14:15

Networking lunch

European Real Estate
14:15 - 15:00

Residential investment in the UK and Europe

  • How do investors view the European market in the current economic environment?
  • Offsetting inflation loss with strong rent growth potential in multifamily assets
  • Opportunities in affordable housing in the region
15:00 - 15:45

Future of offices 3.0 – the next generation of working space

  • The work-from-home phenomenon and the impact of remote working to designing new office spaces
  • What are changing needs of occupiers as the world exits the pandemic?
15:45 - 16:30

Spotlight on emerging cities in Europe

  • How are investors viewing traditional sectors in emerging Europe?
  • Which regions provide strong growth potential due to pandemic-driven exodus from expensive capital cities?
  • Looking for the right partner in specific regions
16:30 - 17:30

Networking cocktails

17:30 - 17:30

End of day two


ESG and Sustainability - Thursday 11th

ESG and Sustainability
08:00 - 08:30

Registration opens and morning coffee

08:30 - 09:30

Invitation only: Women in Real Estate breakfast briefing

09:30 - 09:40

PERE welcome and opening remarks

09:40 - 10:30

In high demand – fund manager ESG strategies

  • Turning net-zero commitments into reality and delivering returns
  • How can managers be more successful in implementing ESG strategies?
  • Encouraging operating partners to drive sustainability in portfolio companies
10:30 - 11:00

Keynote presentation

11:00 - 11:30

Networking coffee break

ESG and Sustainability
11:30 - 12:15

Institutional investors tackle sustainability in real estate

  • What do investors want from their fund and asset managers on sustainability?
  • Greenwashing – how rampant is it in the real estate industry?
12:15 - 13:00

Diversity, equity and inclusion – raising the game in real estate

  • Structuring company policies to ensure DEI goals are met
  • How does improved diversity in gender and race impact investment decisions?
  • The importance of changing the work culture in enabling firms to recruit and retain top talent
13:00 - 14:15

Networking lunch

ESG and Sustainability
14:15 - 15:00

Decarbonisation of the built environment

15:00 - 15:45

The road to net-zero – a dynamic approach to a low-carbon future

15:45 - 16:30

Case studies in creating the greenest buildings across sectors

  • How to measure the environmental impact of green assets
04:30 - 17:30

Networking cocktails and end of conference

17:30 - 17:30

End of forums

Discuss strategies with our speakers in-person

Interested in speaking at PERE Europe Forum 2023? Contact Brix Sumagaysay today.

Michael Abel

Partner, TPG

Michael is a Partner at TPG, a leading global investment firm with approx. $135 billion of assets under management. He has helped establish TPG Real Estate’s efforts in Europe and is a member of TPG Real Estate’s Investment Committee and TPG Europe’s… Read full bio

Alberto Agazzi

Chief Executive Officer and General Manager GRE SGR, Head of Global Fund Management, Generali Real Estate

Alberto Agazzi is the Head of Global Fund Management of Generali Real Estate since November 2017. In his current role, he is in charge of setting up and managing cross-border and local GRE funds, defining their asset allocation and selections, and ma… Read full bio

George Armitage

MD, Global Real Estate, Oxford Economics

George is responsible for managing and co-ordinating Oxford’s Global Real Estate division including all sales, product development and business strategy. George also heads up Oxford’s Specialist Markets Group, focusing on global growth across Oxford’… 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

Clark Paul

Senior Investment Director, AustralianSuper

Paul joined Australian Super, working in the London office, in November 2020 and is responsible for property investment activity in the UK and Europe. Since his arrival Paul has built out the Property team in London and led the acquisition of a 50% i… Read full bio

Adina David

Executive Director, MGT Investment Management

Adina David is Executive Director at MGT Investment Management where she is responsible for leading the company's rental living strategy, growing the firm’s residential portfolio across London and Southern UK. Adina has over 12 years of industry expe… Read full bio

Jean-Francois Desjacques

Chairman, Emotional Investments

Jean François Desjacques began his career more than 40 years ago in the real estate industry. He was formerly appointed as Managing Director of major multinational companies involved in Public Work & Building Construction (Societe Auxiliaire d’En… Read full bio

Angelica Donati

President, Ance Giovani

Angelica Krystle Donati is the President of ANCE Giovani, the Italian Construction and Development Association and the head of Business Development at Donati S.p.A an established Italian construction company with a 40-year history in residential, com… Read full bio

Tani Dulay

Chief Executive Officer, Woodbourne Group

Tani has led Woodbourne's transformation to date. He is responsible and accountable for the overall operation and management of the Group; strategic vision, implementation of long-term plans, overseeing the day-to-day activities of directors and spea… Read full bio

Teresa Farmaki

Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Astarte Capital Partners

Teresa is responsible for investment and portfolio activities including evaluating, negotiating and structuring investments across sectors. Astarte is a specialist asset manager focusing on real assets. Astarte invests by acting as anchor capital and… Read full bio

Michelle Farrell

Marketing and Business Development Lead, International Finance Corporation

With 15+ years of global experience as a leader in the sustainable building industry, with an MBA in Data Analytics, Michelle M. Farrell works on the EDGE Climate Strategy and Business Development Team with The World Bank and IFC where she works towa… Read full bio
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

Roxana Isaiu

Chief Sustainability Officer , GRESB

Roxana Isaiu is Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) for GRESB. She is responsible for the strategy, management and delivery of GRESB products. She is overseeing the ESG & Benchmarks Pillar, consisting of the Real Estate and Infrastructure teams of… Read full bio

Annemarie Manning

Head of Business Development and Investor Relations, ActivumSG

Annemarie is Head of Business Development and Investor Relations for ActivumSG. Prior to joining ActivumSG in 2015, Annemarie worked at Pramerica in Business Development and IR. Before joining Pramerica, she worked at Greenhill. Her career in real es… Read full bio

Brendan O'Regan

Head of Property Funds, Irish Life Investment Managers

Brendan is responsible for the management of ILIM’s property funds on behalf of institutional and retail investors. He joined ILIM in 2015 and has over 20 years’ experience in direct and indirect real estate investment. He is former Head of Real Esta… Read full bio

Nathalie Palladitcheff

President and CEO, Ivanhoe Cambridge

As President and Chief Executive Officer of Ivanhoé Cambridge, Nathalie Palladitcheff is responsible for the Company’s overall strategy, growth and evolution. After a successful career based in France and the Indian Ocean, she joined Ivanhoé Cambridg… Read full bio

Sarah Ratcliffe

Chief Executive Officer, Better Buildings Partnership

Sarah has over 20 years’ experience working in the property sector on sustainability issues. She is CEO of the Better Buildings Partnership, a collaboration of the UK’s leading commercial property owners who aim to deliver market transformation throu… Read full bio

Dhruv Sharma

Chief Executive Officer, Marcena Capital

Dhruv ('Drew') Sharma has experience within Private Equity, Real Estate, and Infrastructure Investing. Prior to establishing Marcena Capital Ltd in 2014, Dhruv was Asset Allocation Director at Strategic Assets Partners LLP ('SAP'). Dhruv graduated wi… Read full bio

Ghada Sousou

Chief Executive, Sousou Partners

Ghada conducts senior management recruiting assignments for clients globally and is responsible for managing and building Sousou Partner’s clients which consists of General Partners and Limited Partners, across the largest and most successful real es… Read full bio

Elisabeth Stheeman

External member of the Financial Policy Committee, Bank of England

Elisabeth is an external member of the Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee (FPC) and an external member of the Bank of England’s FMI (Financial Market Infrastructure) Board. She was a member of the Supervisory Board of Aareal Bank AG, the de… 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

Per Wimmer

Wimmer Family Office

Per Wimmer is an astronaut, an adventurer and explorer, a philanthropist, entrepreneur, global financier, author and private island owner ( Per Wimmer is expected to be the first private Dane in space. He has successfully completed… Read full bio

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Allianz Real Estate
Almojel Co
AM Alpha
APG Asset Management
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership
Deutsche Finance International
Generali Real Estate
Oxford Properties
And many more

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By attending the Europe Forum you will join real estate’s most influential global network, PERE Global Passport. Membership will give you access to:

  • PERE Connect – our new tailored networking service
  • Content and insights to drive better decisions
  • Access to the investor directory
  • And much more …

Talk to our team to find out how the Forum and the PERE Global Passport can help grow your firm.

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Institutional Investors at the PERE Europe Forum 2023

The PERE Europe Forum provides an unrivalled platform for institutional investors and allocators investing in private real estate to gather.

A limited number of complimentary passes for the event are available for institutional investors. Check out the benefits of joining the conference and learn who among your peers attends. Apply for a complimentary pass for you or your team now.


Meet the biggest global funds

Network and arrange one-to-one meetings with the biggest and leading real estate managers.

Network with your peers

Build your network of peers, understand their strategies, challenges and allocation approach to real estate.

Get the latest insights

Take advantage of our world-class speaking faculty to stay aligned with developments and latest innovations in the market.

Explore opportunities

Find investment opportunities across traditional and emerging sectors, from life sciences, logistics, office, resi and more.

What to expect on the event day

Previous institutional investors that have attended include

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Abu Dhabi Investment Council
APG Asset Management
ASR Real Assets Investment Partners
Big Society Capital
Border to Coast Pension Partnership
BTV Management GmbH & Co.KG
CPP Investments
East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Ericsson Pension Foundation
GIC Real Estate
Greater Manchester Pension Fund
HSBC Insurance
Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance
ImmoFinRE Group
Irish Life Investment Managers
Ivanhoe Cambridge
Korea Investment Corporation
Kwasa Invest
Laval University Pension Fund
Local Pensions Partnership
Marcena Capital
Marwitz Family Office
Nest Corporation
Nippon Life Global Investors
NN Investment Partners
Opticrest S.A
Oxford Properties Group
Pension Protection Fund
Phoenix Group
ProSA-Leben Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH
Qatar Investment Authority
Schroders Investment Management
SEDCO Capital
SFO Group
Swiss Reinsurance
TCU Endowment Investment Management
The Rangoonwala Foundation
Wigan Acquisitions
Woodbourne Group
Zurich Insurance Company

Apply for a complimentary Institutional Investor pass

A limited number of complimentary passes are available for allocators and institutional investors to join the event.

To qualify for a complimentary pass, you must meet the eligibility criteria in representing a pension fund, insurance company, sovereign wealth fund, private wealth manager, foundation, endowment, family office or corporate investment division.

Apply for a pass and a member of our team will follow up with you to secure your pass.