EUROPEAN REAL ESTATE SUMMIT

Finding Profit in Uncertain Times
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2019 | LONDON

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DLA Piper's 4th European Real Estate Summit will be held at etc. venues, 155 Bishopsgate, London on November 20, 2019.

This year we will be introducing quick-fire debates alongside our traditional panel sessions and we are excited to hear some interesting and challenging viewpoints in these debates. We are delighted to welcome a fantastic selection speakers and panellists for this event, details of which can be found below.

More speakers are being confirmed all the time, please check back regularly!
 

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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.

2019 Schedule

08:00 - 09:00
Registration and Breakfast
09:00 - 09:05
Opening remarks
09:30 - 10:00
Panel discussion: Global Capital Flows - opportunities and challenges
Moderator: Stephen Screene
Louise Kavanagh, Philip Levinson and Martin Brühl
Moderator
Stephen Screene

Stephen Screene

Head of Transactions EMEA Capital Markets

Cushman & Wakefield

Speakers
Louise Kavanagh

Louise Kavanagh

Managing Director

Nuveen Real Estate

Philip Levinson

Philip Levinson

Managing Partner

Penmount Partners Pte Ltd

Martin Brühl

Martin Brühl

Member of the Managing Board, Chief Investment Officer

Union Investment Real Estate GmbH

10:00 - 10:20
Break
10:20 - 11:00
Hotels: Big vs Boutique
Moderator: Susan Samuel
Magnus Busch, Michelle Weiss, Stephen McCall and Jon Colley
Moderator
Susan  Samuel

Susan Samuel

Partner

DLA Piper

Speakers
Magnus Busch

Magnus Busch

Managing Director

Selina

Michelle Weiss

Michelle Weiss

Head of Hotel Properties

Aareal Bank

Stephen McCall

Stephen McCall

CEO

SACO

Jon Colley

Jon Colley

Head of Development, UK & Ireland

IHG plc

10:20 - 11:00
Integrating Physical and Digital: Disruption or Enabler?
Moderator: Anthony Day
Daniel Coheur, Aaron Block and Fionnuala Hogan
Moderator
Anthony  Day

Anthony Day

Partner

DLA Piper

Speakers
Daniel Coheur

Daniel Coheur

Co-Founder and CSO

Tokeny

Aaron Block

Aaron Block

Co-Founder and Managing Director

MetaProp

Fionnuala Hogan

Fionnuala Hogan

Managing Director

Goldacre

10:20 - 11:00
ESG and impact investing: A must-have or a nice-to-have?
Moderator: Catherine Pogorzelski
Robert Lie
Moderator
Catherine Pogorzelski

Catherine Pogorzelski

Partner

DLA Piper

Speakers
Robert Lie

Robert Lie

Global MD, Real Estate

Anthos Fund and Asset Management

11:00 - 11:40
Living Quarters as an Investment Class
Moderator: William Naunton
Daniel Gorzawski, Carrie Hiebeler and Andrea Auteri
Moderator
William Naunton

William Naunton

UK Head of Real Estate

DLA Piper

Speakers
Daniel Gorzawski

Daniel Gorzawski

Managing Director, Head of Europe

Harrison Street

Carrie Hiebeler

Carrie Hiebeler

Senior Investment Officer

Ventas Inc.

Andrea Auteri

Andrea Auteri

Managing Partner and co-founder

Elevation Advisors LLP

11:00 - 11:40
Trends in Logistics: is it now too big to fail?
Moderator: Rob Salter
Ben Bannatyne and Nick Cook
Moderator
Rob Salter

Rob Salter

Partner

DLA Piper

Speakers
Ben Bannatyne

Ben Bannatyne

President, Europe

Prologis

Nick Cook

Nick Cook

CEO

Gazeley

11:00 - 11:40
How to make retail great again
Moderator: Lorraine Reader
Moderator
Lorraine Reader

Lorraine Reader

Partner

DLA Piper

11:40 - 12:00
Break
12:00 - 12:15
Quick-fire debate: The future of work
Moderator: Susheela Rivers
Shirley Hsu
Moderator
Susheela  Rivers

Susheela Rivers

Co-Chair, Global Real Estate Sector Office Managing Partner, Hong Kong

DLA Piper

Speakers
Shirley Hsu

Shirley Hsu

CFO

TUS Pine Peak Group Limited

12:15 - 12:30
Future high returns for the risk taken - Asia or Europe?
Moderator: Susheela Rivers
Chiang Ling Ng and Philip Barrett
Moderator
Susheela  Rivers

Susheela Rivers

Co-Chair, Global Real Estate Sector Office Managing Partner, Hong Kong

DLA Piper

Speakers
Chiang Ling Ng

Chiang Ling Ng

CEO, Asia

M&G Real Estate

Philip Barrett

Philip Barrett

Managing Director and Global Head of Business and Investment Operations

PGIM Real Estate

12:30 - 12:55
Closing Keynote
12:55 - 13:00
Closing remarks
Antoine Mercier and Susheela Rivers
Speakers
Antoine Mercier

Antoine Mercier

Global Co-Chair, Real Estate

DLA Piper

Susheela  Rivers

Susheela Rivers

Co-Chair, Global Real Estate Sector Office Managing Partner, Hong Kong

DLA Piper

13:00 onwards
Lunch

Venue

The 2019 summit will be held at etc. venues, 155 Bishopsgate, London.

What past delegates say

"First class event, which has quickly established itself in the calendar."

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