Connecting the private real estate community with insightful market intelligence

Europe’s largest gathering of Private Real Estate leaders is going virtual for 2020.

Join us as we bring together leading investors, managers and advisors to understand the current real estate environment and to explore the trends that will influence your strategies.

The event will provide extensive opportunities to network virtually with a unique agenda designed to maximise networking opportunities throughout. Connect with your peers and make new connections through our one-to-one meetings and group discussions. Over 300 institutional investors and fund managers were in attendance at last year’s forum.

This forum is co-located with the PERE Debt & Finance Forum.

 

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Market Insights from 80+ speakers 

Hear from leading institutional investors, managers and 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 Europe 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 specific that gives you the advantage to secure capital commitments and finalise your next project over your peers. All without leaving your (home) office!

 

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Connect with the biggest investors in real estate

80+ Investors from over 68 organisations attended the forum in 2019. 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

Simon Mallinson

Executive Managing Director, Real Capital Analytics

PERE offers a great opportunity to network with senior industry professionals. Fantastic two days.

Joanne McNamara

Head of Investments - Europe, Oxford Properties

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

Colin Campbell

Chairman, Pradera

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

2019 Sponsors included:

This Forum is co-located with PERE Debt and Finance 2020

The PERE Debt and Finance Forum was successfully launched in 2019 and welcomed over 95 speakers across the two days as they discussed the biggest trends and latest developments within the real estate market.

Join us again in 2020 to connect with more than 300 leading investors, fund managers and advisors in one place.

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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 leading institutional investors, managers and 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.

5 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 5 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.

Meet the right people

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.

5 months access to the community

You will have 5 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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Michael Abel

Partner, TPG

Michael is a Partner at TPG, a leading global private investment firm with approximately $120 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 an… Read full bio

Tania Adir

Founder & CEO, Uncommon

Tania Adir is co-founder and CEO of Uncommon, owner-operator of design-led and experienced-focused flexible office spaces in London. With £250m backing from large institutional RE investors at the age of 28, Tania has grown Uncommon to 5 locations ac… Read full bio

Mark Allnut

Senior Managing Director, Greystar

Mark serves as Senior Managing Director and Business Leader for Greystar Europe and is tasked with growing Greystar into the dominant rental housing business in London and regional UK cities. He joined Greystar in 2014 to start the company's multifam… Read full bio

Adam Challis

Executive Director - EMEA Capital Markets Research & Strategy, JLL

Adam co-ordinates JLL Capital Markets Research & Strategy across Europe, Middle East & Africa. He overseas a network of research specialists that work closely with investors to build targeted property investment strategies as part of the 500+… 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

Tarek Daouk

Managing Partner, Smartotels Group Holdings

Tarek M. Daouk is Founder and Managing Partner at Smartotels Group Holdings Limited, a hotel real estate investment and asset management company focused on developing hotels under its proprietary lodging brands. Prior to founding Smartotels, Mr. Daou… Read full bio
Daniel Dejanovic, Cerberus Global Investments

Daniel Dejanovic

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

Mr. Dejanovic joined Cerberus in June 2006. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Dejanovic worked in the corporate finance arm of Ernst & Young in their London business modelling and valuation team from 2005 to 2006. From 2004 to 2005 Mr. Dejanovic wor… Read full bio

Robert Dobrzycki

Chief Executive Officer - Europe, Panattoni Europe

Robert oversees Panattoni Europe’s activities in the UK, Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. He set up the company’s CEE operations in Poland in 2005 and in 2014 was appointed CEO for Europe. In the 14 years of his mana… Read full bio

Christiane Eckert

Senior Investment Manager International Real Estate, ATP Real Estate

Christiane Eckert works as a Senior Investment Manager in the Real Estate division at ATP Pension, Denmark's largest pension and social security provider, one of the largest pension plans in Europe. Christiane holds a Master of Business Administratio… Read full bio

Mary Finnigan

Regional Vice President of Real Estate, WeWork EMEA

Mary is the Head of Transactions for EMEA at WeWork where she negotiates the leasing deals throughout Europe under which WeWork operates its premises. She specialises in real estate and has previously worked with and advised major European developers… Read full bio

Marc Gilbard

CEO, Moorfield

Marc has been the CEO of Moorfield since he joined in 1996. Over the last 23 years Marc has led Moorfield’s transformation from a small property company listed on the London Stock Exchange into one of the leading UK specialist real estate private equ… Read full bio

Roxana Isaiu

Director - Real Estate, GRESB

Roxana Isaiu is Director Real Estate for GRESB. Roxana holds an Msc in Corporate Finance and is responsible for the development and implementation of the ESG standards, as well as the benchmarking methodology for the real estate sector. Since joining… 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

Audrey Klein

Head of Fundraising - Europe, Kennedy Wilson Europe

Audrey Klein is the Head of Fundraising for Kennedy Wilson Europe. Prior to this she held Head of Fundraising roles at several firms but is best known for starting the European business out of London for the Park Hill Real Estate Group, a Division of… 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

Ramsey Mankarious

Chief Executive Officer, Cedar Capital

Ramsey Mankarious is Chief Executive of Cedar Capital Partners, a specialist hotel investment firm. Cedar has acquired hotels with a value in excess of €3 billion including the Savoy Hotel London, Four Seasons Geneva and the Mandarin Oriental Prague.… 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

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

Roelof Opperman

Managing Director - Real Estate Technology, Fifth Wall

Roelof Opperman is a Managing Director on the Real Estate Technology Investment team at Fifth Wall, where he focuses on technology and innovations within the multifamily, office, and hospitality real estate asset classes. Roelof has led Fifth Wall’s… 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

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

Peter Papadakos

Managing Director, Green Street Advisors

Peter is the Head of European Research at Green Street overseeing coverage of the Pan-European public and private market research. Peter has played a central role in helping global investors from private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds and insti… Read full bio

Alex Price

Chief Executive, Fiera Real Estate UK Division

Alex joined Fiera Real Estate in 2003, initially charged with creating the fund management business within Fiera Real Estate. He set up and managed the Palmer Capital Development Fund and its successor vehicle. He was promoted to Chief Executive in 2… Read full bio

Aditya Rajaram

Founder and Managing Director, Radar Holdings

Aditya K. Rajaram – Managing Director – Aditya Rajaram is a hospitality real estate expert working most recently at Ernst & Young as a Manager within their Transaction Real Estate Advisory Team. With over 15 years of experience in hospitality ope… Read full bio

Isabelle Scemama

CEO AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets, Member of AXA IM Management Board, AXA IM

Isabelle Scemama is Chief Executive Officer of AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets and chairs the Management Board. Her responsibilities include the definition of AXA IM - Real Assets’ strategy and its day-to-day management. Isabelle joined AXA IM… 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

Dhruv Sharma

CEO, Marcena Capital

Dhruv Sharma has experience within Private Equity, Real Estate, and Infrastructure Investing. Prior to establishing Marcena Capital, Dhruv was Asset Allocation Director at Strategic Assets Partners LLP, a regulated Multi-Family Office. In addition, D… 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

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

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
Chris Urwin Aviva Investors

Chris Urwin

Director of Research - Real Assets, Aviva Investors

Chris leads the research team, overseeing the production of property forecasts and preparation of key strategy and research reports. His team plays a key role in developing investment views of markets and sectors and identifying strategic opportuniti… Read full bio

Zach Vaughan

Managing Partner and Head of Brookfield’s Real Estate Activities in Europe, Brookfield Asset Management

Zach Vaughan is a Managing Partner in Brookfield’s Real Estate Group, responsible for Brookfield’s European real estate investments. In this role, he oversees all of Brookfield’s real estate activities, including investments, portfolio management and… Read full bio

Mark Versey

Chief Investment Officer, Aviva Investors Real Assets

Mark is a member of the Aviva Investors’ Executive team and a Director of the Aviva Investors Global Services Limited Board. He is responsible for leading and developing the Real Assets business which includes Infrastructure, Real Estate and private… Read full bio

Cornel Widmer

Managing Director - Head of Group Real Estate, Zurich

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

Bronny Wilson

Regional Head - UK and Ireland, Equiem

Bronny has led Equiem’s UK team since its inception in 2017, having headed up Client Services and Onsite Staffing in Equiem’s Australian business for five years prior. She has spearheaded the company’s stellar two years in the UK market, overseeing t… 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 - Tuesday 17th

PERE Europe 2020 Day 1
08:00 - 08:40

Registration & Networking

08:40 - 09:00

Introduction by PERE and welcome from the Chair

Bill Schwab
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Bill Schwab

CEO, LCI Investment Company

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09:00 - 09:20

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

Elisabeth Troni
  • 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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09:20 - 10:00

Keynote investor panel: 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
  • Downturn preparation: how are investors looking at their real estate portfolios in the aftermath of the recent 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 from will these take?
  • Should investors assume historically low yields are the new market norm?
  • Deployment strategies to cyclically time investments

Moderator: Edward Tran, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman

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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

CEO AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets, Member of AXA IM Management Board, AXA IM

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Franҫois Trausch

CEO, Allianz Real Estate

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10:00 - 10:45

Coffee & Networking

PERE Europe 2020 Day 1
10:45 - 11:15

Keynote interview

Karsten Kallevig
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Karsten Kallevig

Chief Investment Officer - Real Estate, Norges Bank Investment Management

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11:15 - 12:15

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

Anuj Mittal, James Seppala, Peter Stoll, Paul Tebbit, Mark Versey

Panel Session

  • Assessing the impact of recent disruption on private real estate investment
  • Where are leading fund managers seeing opportunities in the current downturn?
  • How have defensive portfolio strategies fared under the current market conditions?
  • 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
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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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Mark Versey

Chief Investment Officer, Aviva Investors Real Assets

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12:15 - 13:15

Networking Lunch

PERE Europe 2020 Day 1
13:15 - 13:30

Data Presentation

13:30 - 14:00

Delivering people-centric buildings: how occupier demands are changing real estate

Tania Adir, Mary Finnigan, Dhruv Sharma, Bronny Wilson

Panel Session

  • The flexible revolution: what’s working and what’s not?
  • The health & wellness trend: how important is it to tenants?
  • Need for speed: rating buildings by internet connectivity
  • Beyond location: what are the key drivers influencing real estate decisions
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Tania Adir

Founder & CEO, Uncommon

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Mary Finnigan

Regional Vice President of Real Estate, WeWork EMEA

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Dhruv Sharma

CEO, Marcena Capital

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Bronny Wilson

Regional Head - UK and Ireland, Equiem

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14:00 - 14:30

Hospitality investments and the impact of Covid-19

Michael Abel, Tarek Daouk, Ramsey Mankarious, Chris Urwin

Panel Session

  • To what extent is tourism and leisure spending recovering?
  • What is the state of the hospitality sector coming out of the crisis and how has it impacted return prospects for investors?
  • Will bank lendors support hotel owners in a medium-term downturn scenario and if so, how?
  • Can serviced apartments protect owners from a protracted downturn?
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Michael Abel

Partner, TPG

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Tarek Daouk

Managing Partner, Smartotels Group Holdings

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Ramsey Mankarious

Chief Executive Officer, Cedar Capital

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Chris Urwin Aviva Investors

Chris Urwin

Director of Research - Real Assets, Aviva Investors

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14:30 - 15:00

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

Peter Papadakos, Roxana Isaiu, Cornel Widmer

Panel Session

  • Reshaping your business to deliver social and financial returns
  • How to measure ESG commitments
  • Impact investing: creating economic value and positive outcomes for society
  • Increasing engagement with landlord and tenants

Moderator: 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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15:00 - 15:30

The right fit? Real estate investors explain what they look for in a partner or co-investor

Christiane Eckert, Zach Vaughan

Panel Session

  • Is operational expertise a real competitive differentiator?
  • Proving the method is functional and repeatable
  • Does a desire to consolidate manager relationships put a premium on operational prowess?
  • Getting transparency on remuneration
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Christiane Eckert

Senior Investment Manager International Real Estate, ATP Real Estate

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Zach Vaughan

Managing Partner and Head of Brookfield’s Real Estate Activities in Europe, Brookfield Asset Management

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15:30 - 16:00

Coffee & Networking

PERE Europe 2020 Day 1
16:00 - 16:45

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

Krysto Nikolic, Wilson Lamont, Richard Croft

Panel Session

  • 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?
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Krysto Nikolic

Managing Director and Head of Real Estate, Starwood Capital

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Wilson Lamont

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

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Richard Croft

Executive Chairman, M7 Real Estate

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16:45 - 17:30

Networking Roundtables

Networking Roundtables – Led by an expert moderator, the roundtables will create an informal environment to discuss and debate opportunities and challenges across different private real estate strategies. Delegates will be able to move around tables, maximizing networking and learning opportunities.

  • Regis vs WeWork management contracts vs long leases
  • Buy and operate vs lease and operate models
  • Where do more niche strategies fit in?
  • The rise of side products; triple net lease
  • One stop shop: dealing with manager consolidation
  • How to capitalize on an emerging opportunity
  • What exactly is co-living and how best to invest in the space?
  • First time funds; what do investors want to see before making a commitment?
17:30 - 18:30

Networking Drinks Reception

Agenda

Day 2 - Wednesday 18th

08:00 - 08:45

Investor breakfast (by invitation only)

PERE Europe 2020 Day 2
08:30 - 08:55

Registration & Networking

08:55 - 09:00

Welcome from the Chair

09:00 - 10:15

PERE Predictions: 2020 and beyond

Adam Challis, Brendan O'Regan

Europe’s rising stars – investing in cities outside London, Paris, Frankfurt and Amsterdam

At the beginning of this session, the audience will be polled to find out which “second-tier” city is their top pick for 2020.  The poll will be repeated at the end to see if our experts have been able to sway the vote.

Each speaker will have a maximum of 10 minutes to present the investment case for their chosen city before opening it up to discussion and debate from the floor.

We will also discuss the coronavirus crisis response in each city and how the real estate market has been impacted.

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Adam Challis

Executive Director - EMEA Capital Markets Research & Strategy, JLL

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Brendan O'Regan

Head of Property Funds, Irish Life Investment Managers

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10:15 - 11:00

Talking resi: how to best tackle Europe’s housing shortage

Mark Allnut, Aditya Rajaram, Neil Slater

Panel Session

  • Affordable housing: are rent caps/controls the right answer?
  • Pan-Europe vs. country-specific: what is the better approach?
  • The impact of opportunistic players: are higher returns realistic?
  • The role of local government and how to partner with housing authorities
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Mark Allnut

Senior Managing Director, Greystar

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Aditya Rajaram

Founder and Managing Director, Radar Holdings

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Neil Slater

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

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11:00 - 11:30

Coffee & Networking

PERE Europe 2020 Day 2
11:30 - 12:15

Cutting edge: how technology is changing real estate business models

Roelof Opperman, Audrey Klein

Panel Session

  • The impact of automation on tenants’ space needs
  • How greater data transparency affects commercial real estate investment activity
  • Who are the winners and losers from tech-related disruption?
  • Using tech and digitisation to improve the tenant and end user experience
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Roelof Opperman

Managing Director - Real Estate Technology, Fifth Wall

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Audrey Klein

Head of Fundraising - Europe, Kennedy Wilson Europe

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12:15 - 13:00

The future of real estate: redefining the owner/operator relationship

Marc Gilbard, Alex Price

Panel Session

  • Achieving value: active operational management versus passive ownership
  • Key considerations when choosing an operating partner
  • How owners are becoming more active operators by tackling tenant needs
  • Addressing labour shortages in the logistics industry
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Marc Gilbard

CEO, Moorfield

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Alex Price

Chief Executive, Fiera Real Estate UK Division

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13:00 - 13:45

Networking Lunch

PERE Europe 2020 Day 2
13:45 - 14:45

Under the microscope: case studies

High profile European RE deals examined. Get a behind the scenes look at what’s been happening in H1 2020

14:45 - 14:45

Close of conference

2020 Sponsor include

PERE Europe offers a unique opportunity for organisations to raise their profile by aligning themselves with the information provider for the private real estate industry.

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

2019 Sponsors included

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 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 businesses 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.

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