EUROPEAN REAL ESTATE SUMMIT

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

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About

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
Susheela Rivers
Speakers
Susheela  Rivers

Susheela Rivers

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

DLA Piper

09:30 - 10:10
Panel discussion: Global Capital Flows - opportunities and challenges
Moderator: Stephen Screene
Alberto Agazzi, Martin Brühl, Louise Kavanagh and John Pattar
Moderator
Stephen Screene

Stephen Screene

Head of Transactions EMEA Capital Markets

Cushman & Wakefield

Speakers
Alberto Agazzi

Alberto Agazzi

CEO & GM, Head of Global Fund Management

Generali Real Estate S.p.A.

Martin Brühl

Martin Brühl

Member of the Managing Board, Chief Investment Officer

Union Investment Real Estate GmbH

Louise Kavanagh

Louise Kavanagh

Managing Director

Nuveen Real Estate

John Pattar

John Pattar

Head of Real Estate, Asia

KKR

10:10 - 10:30
Break
10:30 - 11:10
Hotels: Big vs Boutique
Moderator: Susan Samuel
Magnus Busch, Jon Colley, Stephen McCall and Michelle Weiss
Moderator
Susan  Samuel

Susan Samuel

Partner

DLA Piper

Speakers
Magnus Busch

Magnus Busch

Managing Director

Selina

Jon Colley

Jon Colley

Head of Development, UK & Ireland

IHG plc

Stephen McCall

Stephen McCall

CEO

edyn

Michelle Weiss

Michelle Weiss

Head of Hotel Properties

Aareal Bank

10:30 - 11:10
Integrating Physical and Digital: Disruption or Enabler?
Moderator: Anthony Day
Aaron Block, Daniel Coheur, Fionnuala Hogan and Nick Wright
Moderator
Anthony  Day

Anthony Day

Partner

DLA Piper

Speakers
Aaron Block

Aaron Block

Co-Founder and Managing Director

MetaProp

Daniel Coheur

Daniel Coheur

Co-Founder and CSO

Tokeny

Fionnuala Hogan

Fionnuala Hogan

Managing Director

Goldacre

Nick Wright

Nick Wright

Senior Director, Investors

CBRE

10:30 - 11:10
Impact investing: A must-have or a nice-to-have?
Moderator: Catherine Pogorzelski
Robert Lie, Ariel Shtarkman, Elisabeth Teo-Pennell and Alexander Tannenbaum
Moderator
Catherine Pogorzelski

Catherine Pogorzelski

Partner

DLA Piper

Speakers
Robert Lie

Robert Lie

Global MD, Real Estate

Anthos Fund and Asset Management

Ariel  Shtarkman

Ariel Shtarkman

Co-Founder and MD

Atom Assets / Orca Capital

Elisabeth  Teo-Pennell

Elisabeth Teo-Pennell

Business Development

Consultant

Alexander Tannenbaum

Alexander Tannenbaum

Managing Director

Credit Suisse Asset Management

11:10 - 11:20
Switch sessions
11:20 - 12:00
Living Quarters as an Investment Class
Moderator: William Naunton
Andrea Auteri, Daniel Gorzawski, Carrie Hiebeler and Laure Duhot
Moderator
William Naunton

William Naunton

UK Head of Real Estate

DLA Piper

Speakers
Andrea Auteri

Andrea Auteri

Managing Partner and co-founder

Elevation Advisors LLP

Daniel Gorzawski

Daniel Gorzawski

Managing Director, Head of Europe

Harrison Street

Carrie Hiebeler

Carrie Hiebeler

Senior Investment Officer

Ventas Inc.

Laure Duhot

Laure Duhot

Head of Investment and Capital Markets - Europe

Lendlease

11:20 - 12:00
Trends in Logistics: is it now too big to fail?
Moderator: Rob Salter
Ekaterina Avdonina, Ben Bannatyne, Nick Cook and Charlie Foster
Moderator
Rob Salter

Rob Salter

Partner

DLA Piper

Speakers
Ekaterina Avdonina

Ekaterina Avdonina

CEO & Founder

Mirastar

Ben Bannatyne

Ben Bannatyne

President, Europe

Prologis

Nick Cook

Nick Cook

CEO

Gazeley

Charlie Foster

Charlie Foster

Managing Director, European Group Head

RBC Capital Markets

11:20 - 12:00
How to make retail great again
Moderator: Lorraine Reader
Philip Levinson, Julie Pears, Berith Ironside, Graeme Torre and Laurence Kemball-Cook
Moderator
Lorraine Reader

Lorraine Reader

Partner

DLA Piper

Speakers
Philip Levinson

Philip Levinson

Managing Partner

Penmount Partners Pte Ltd

Julie  Pears

Julie Pears

Development Director and Head of Future Places

Ellandi

Berith Ironside

Berith Ironside

Managing Director, Head of Germany

Pradera

Graeme Torre

Graeme Torre

Head of Private Real Estate

APG Asset Management

Laurence Kemball-Cook

Laurence Kemball-Cook

CEO

Pavegen

12:00 - 12:20
Break
12:20 - 12:40
Quick-fire debate: The future of work
Moderator: Stuart Grant
Shirley Hsu and Jeremy Myerson
Moderator
Stuart  Grant

Stuart Grant

Managing Director

Stanhope Plc

Speakers
Shirley Hsu

Shirley Hsu

CFO

TUS Pine Peak Group Limited

Jeremy Myerson

Jeremy Myerson

Director

WORKTECH Academy

12:40 - 13:00
Future high returns for the risk taken - Asia or Europe?
Moderator: Stuart Grant
Philip Barrett and Chiang Ling Ng
Moderator
Stuart  Grant

Stuart Grant

Managing Director

Stanhope Plc

Speakers
Philip Barrett

Philip Barrett

Managing Director and Global Head of Business and Investment Operations

PGIM Real Estate

Chiang Ling Ng

Chiang Ling Ng

CEO, Asia

M&G Real Estate

13:00 - 13:15
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

13:15 onwards
Lunch

Venue

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

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