Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 8.00 am - 10.30 am
Location: DLA Piper, 3 Noble St, City of London, EC2V 7EE
DUTCH PROPERTY OPPORTUNITIES BREAKFAST
Does Netherlands' housing offer most investor value, or do commercial types present best opportunity in a rising cycle?
- 8.00 am - 8.30 am Breakfast
- 8.30 am - 10.00 am Panel discussion
- 10.00 am - 10.30 am Coffee / Networking
Head of Real Estate Finance Benelux
Berlin Hyp, Amsterdam
One of Germany's leading real estate and mortgage banks, Berlin Hyp in January became an independent sister of the Berlin Savings Bank group, reporting 2014 new business of ¤4bn. It specialises in high-volume RE financing for professional investors and housing companies. Mr. Bos has been head of real estate finance Benelux since 2008, and now heads the Amsterdam office. Previous posts included spells with ING Real Estate Finance and ABN Amro-Bouwfonds. He won his first post as a trainee with ABN Amro in 1998.
Patrizia Netherlands, Amsterdam
Fast-growing German listed property group Patrizia, managing ¤15bn in AUM, has in recent years expanded beyond its home market into the Nordics, UK and The Netherlands - where it now manages investments of ¤200m, some for Dutch clients. Mr. Helfrich was named as head Patrizia Netherlands at the unit's foundation in May 2014. With 20 years’ experience in European real estate he has held various real estate investment management positions for major companies such as CBRE Global Investors, ING REIM and JLL.
Head of Research, Bouwinvest REIM
With ¤6.7bn AUM, Bouwinvest REIM is a large independent manager in the Netherlands for institutional investors, with the Dutch Pension Fund of Construction workers as anchor investor. Before joining in 2011, Mr. Koot worked for realtor JLL where he worked on strategic advisory producing feasibility studies, publications, concept developments and scenario-analyses in CRE. Specialised in market research as the basis for advising, he graduated as Master of Real Estate Finance in 2006 from the University of Amsterdam.
ALLAN SAUNDERSON - MODERATOR
Property Investor Europe, Frankfurt
Dutch real estate, particularly its housing market, has surged in popularity among professional investors over the last 18 months, with domestic and foreign institutions identifying, as in Spain, a sharp turn higher of a lengthy down cycle. Residential property is especially sought after by cross-border Europeans, US and, increasingly also Asian investors pouring money in. Many are seeing the overbuilt office sector as ripe for conversions, while several other CRE segments such as Dutch health care are suddenly experiencing strong investment demand. Join this important event and find out more from the top experts in the Netherlands property market!
JAAP VAN DER BIJL
Managing Director Investor Relations
Syntrus Achmea Real Estate & Finance, Amsterdam
Syntrus Achmea is an asset manager, mainly for Dutch and international pension funds. With ¤16bn AUM, it is one of the largest real estate investors in the Netherlands. Mr. van der Bijl, managing director with the firm since 2013, is responsible for all client contact, portfolio management, sales, marketing and communications. He also gives direction to strategy development, with a strong international focus. Before joining the firm, he was senior head of investor relations northern Europe at Axa Real Estate.
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