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Real Estate Disrupted

How Political, Demographic and Lifestyle Change Is Impacting Investment

  • European Real Estate Summit
  • Thursday, July 6, 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
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DLA Piper's European Real Estate Summit is an exclusive event that brings together more than 350 industry leaders to discuss trends and developments in European Real Estate. Our line-up of distinguished speakers will share insights and analysis on global trends as well as their impact on geographic regions and asset classes in the ever-evolving world of commercial real estate investment, finance and development.

This year's summit takes place at etc. venues, 155 Bishopsgate, London. Entrance to the summit is complementary but on an invitation-only basis. You are welcome to register your interest to attend by emailing events@dlapiper.com

Speakers

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Sam Zell

Sam Zell

Chairman

Equity Group Investments

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Sam Zell is the Chairman of Equity Group Investments (EGI), the private investment firm he founded more than 40 years ago. The firm's investments span industries and continents and include interests in finance, energy, transportation, communications, health care and real estate. Mr. Zell is recognized as a founding father of today's public real estate industry after creating three of the largest REITs in history.

He is also Founder and Chairman of Equity International, a private investment firm focused on building real estate-related businesses in international emerging markets. Mr. Zell has been particularly active in bringing Equity International's companies to the public markets.

Three of these investments are listed on the New York Stock Exchange: Gafisa, a leading homebuilder in Brazil; Xinyuan, a fast-growing regional homebuilder in China; and Homex, Mexico's leading homebuilder. A fourth, BR Malls, Brazil's largest retail property owner and operator, is listed on the Bovespa.

Schedule

08:00 am
BREAKFAST AND REGISTRATION
08:50 am Welcome
Opening remarks
Olaf Schmidt
Speakers
Olaf Schmidt

Olaf Schmidt

Co-chair Global Real Estate Sector

DLA Piper

09:00 am Keynote address
Global capital flows: risk allocation in times of market disruption and political turmoil
Philip Barrett
Speakers
Philip Barrett

Philip Barrett

Global Chief Investment Risk Officer

PGIM Real Estate

09:20 am Plenary panel discussion
Brexit, Trump and other surprises: how politics is influencing real estate investment
Moderator: Chris Staveley
Richard Johnson, Justin O'Connor, Antoine Bastien, Stefan Scholl and Rushabh Desai
Moderator
Chris Staveley

Chris Staveley

Head of Investor Client Relations EMEA

JLL

Speakers
Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson

Head of Business Development, Managing Director

UBS Real Estate

Justin O'Connor

Justin O'Connor

CEO

Savills Investment Management

Antoine Bastien

Antoine Bastien

Deputy Head Real Estate Finance Europe

Natixis

Stefan Scholl

Stefan Scholl

Head of Acquisitions and Sales - Europe

Deka

Rushabh Desai

Rushabh Desai

CEO Asia-Pacific

Allianz

10:05 am Breakout panel discussions
Destination Europe: the perspective of global capital on European real estate markets
Shirley Hsu, Chris Ludlam, Antoine Castro, John Panagakis and Max von Below
Speakers
Shirley Hsu

Shirley Hsu

CEO

UCF

Chris Ludlam

Chris Ludlam

Head of Real Estate Capital

Schroders

Antoine Castro

Antoine Castro

Managing Director - Head of Europe

Fosun Property Holdings

John Panagakis

John Panagakis

Head of Global Institutional Distribution

TH Real Estate

Max von Below

Max von Below

Executive Director - Global Investors Group

USAA RealCo

10:05 am Breakout panel discussions
Southern Europe: opportunities for bargains or is it too late to make adequate returns?
Jorge Duarte, José Manuel Llovet, Cristiano Stampa, Israel Casanova, Dario Valentino and Nelson Rego
Speakers
Jorge Duarte

Jorge Duarte

Senior Director, Portfolio Manager

Barings Real Estate Advisers Europe

José Manuel Llovet

José Manuel Llovet

Managing Director Retail

LAR

Cristiano Stampa

Cristiano Stampa

Senior Director Transactions

Invesco

Israel Casanova

Israel Casanova

Managing Director Spain and Portugal

Redevco

Dario Valentino

Dario Valentino

CEO

InvestiRE

Nelson Rego

Nelson Rego

CEO

Prime Yield

10:05 am Breakout panel discussions
Nordics: the challenges and opportunities of safe but low-yielding markets
Andrew Smith, Ben Segelman, Lorenz Merk, Nicholas Judd and Juho Puhakainen
Speakers
Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

Partner

Catella

Ben Segelman

Ben Segelman

Managing Director

Round Hill Capital

Lorenz Merk

Lorenz Merk

Partner

Avant Capital Partners

Nicholas Judd

Nicholas Judd

Founder & Head of Investment

90 North Real Estate Partners

Juho Puhakainen

Juho Puhakainen

Head of Real Estate

SEB

10:55 am
COFFEE
11:25 am Breakout panel discussions
Alternative asset classes: how the desire for risk diversification and higher yields is creating new investment products
Roberto Tribuno, Ruud Roosen, Markus Beran, David Ruiz and Charlie MacGregor
Speakers
Roberto Tribuno

Roberto Tribuno

Managing Director Italy

Orpea Group

Ruud Roosen

Ruud Roosen

Fund Director

Bouwfonds Parking Funds

Markus Beran

Markus Beran

Head of Origination International Investors

BerlinHyp

David Ruiz

David Ruiz

Director, CRE Special Situations Group

Deutsche Bank

Charlie MacGregor

Charlie MacGregor

CEO & Founder

The Student Hotel Group

11:25 am Breakout panel discussions
Multi-jurisdictional portfolio deals: the challenges of investing and divesting big capital
Lars Kreutzmann, Michael Eisenkolb, David Fletcher and Alexandre Fernandes
Speakers
Lars Kreutzmann

Lars Kreutzmann

Senior Vice President

Partners Group

Michael Eisenkolb

Michael Eisenkolb

Director, Special Property Finance

Aareal Bank

David Fletcher

David Fletcher

CEO

Pradera

Alexandre Fernandes

Alexandre Fernandes

Director, Head of Asset Management Europe

Sonae Sierra

11:25 am Breakout panel discussions
The evolving work-life balance: the impact of changing lifestyles on real estate
Kandarp Thakar, Davide Dattoli, Bruno Donjon de Saint Martin and Philip Ross
Speakers
Kandarp Thakar

Kandarp Thakar

Legal Director Real Estate

Uber

Davide Dattoli

Davide Dattoli

Co-Founder and CEO

Talent Garden

Bruno Donjon de Saint Martin

Bruno Donjon de Saint Martin

Managing Director

Unibail Rodamco

Philip Ross

Philip Ross

CEO

UnGroup

11:25 am Breakout panel discussions
Alternative lending: Solvency II, debt funds and mezzanine capital - what should we expect in the next 12 months?
Helmut Mühlhofer, Marc Fuhrmann, Sam Mellor, Patrick Walcher, Jorge Page and Sameer Dalamal
Speakers
Helmut Mühlhofer

Helmut Mühlhofer

Head of Debt and Capital Markets

Allianz

Marc Fuhrmann

Marc Fuhrmann

Director

Fortress Investment Group

Sam Mellor

Sam Mellor

Partner and Senior Portfolio Manager

Chenavari Investment Managers

Patrick Walcher

Patrick Walcher

Head of Commercial Real Estate Finance
Global Investors, Funds and UK

LBBW

Jorge Page

Jorge Page

Principal and GC

DRC Capital

Sameer Dalamal

Sameer Dalamal

Head of European Commercial Real Estate Credit

Och Ziff

12:15 pm Plenary panel discussion
London, Frankfurt, Paris - what is your preferred choice?
Moderator: Stephen Screene
Laurent Jacquemin, Philipp Schaper, Daniel Tochtermann, Michael Shields and Christian Nickels-Teske
Moderator
Stephen Screene

Stephen Screene

Head of Transactions and COO EMEA Capital Markets

Cushman & Wakefield

Speakers
Laurent Jacquemin

Laurent Jacquemin

Head of European Transactions

AXA IM Real Assets

Philipp Schaper

Philipp Schaper

Head of Transactions, Managing Director

Patrizia

Daniel Tochtermann

Daniel Tochtermann

Global Head of Real Estate Acquisition and Sales

Credit Suisse

Michael Shields

Michael Shields

Managing Director

ING Real Estate Finance

Christian Nickels-Teske

Christian Nickels-Teske

Head of Treasury Europe and Capital Markets

Prologis

13:00 pm Closing remarks
Closing
Antoine Mercier
Speakers
Antoine Mercier

Antoine Mercier

Co-chair Global Real Estate Practice

DLA Piper

13:05 pm
NETWORKING LUNCH
14:30 pm
CLOSE

Venue

The summit will take place at etc. venues, 155 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3YD, close to Liverpool St Station.

If you require hotel accommodation, the closest hotel to the venue is Andaz London Liverpool Street.

For further details please visit their websites below.

etc. venues
Andaz Hotel

What past delegates say

"The conference was among the most valuable and informative industry events that I have attended in a very long time and well worth making the trip from Korea."

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