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
Louise Kavanagh and Philip Levinson
Speakers
Louise Kavanagh

Louise Kavanagh

Managing Director

Nuveen Real Estate

Philip Levinson

Philip Levinson

Managing Partner

Penmount Partners Pte Ltd

10:00 - 10:20
Break
10:20 - 11:00
Hotels: Big vs Boutique
Moderator: Susan Samuel
Magnus Busch
Moderator
Susan  Samuel

Susan Samuel

Partner

DLA Piper

Speakers
Magnus Busch

Magnus Busch

Managing Director

Selina

10:20 - 11:00
Integrating Physical and Digital: Disruption or Enabler?
Daniel Coheur and Aaron Block
Speakers
Daniel Coheur

Daniel Coheur

Co-Founder and CSO

Tokeny

Aaron Block

Aaron Block

Co-Founder and Managing Director

MetaProp

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

Catherine Pogorzelski

Partner

DLA Piper

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
Quick-fire debate: Future high returns - Asia or Europe?
Moderator: Susheela Rivers
Chiang Ling Ng
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

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