Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 4.00 pm - 6.30 pm
Location: DTZ, 125 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1AR, UK
ASIA CAPITAL CLUB - London
The East-West Property Knowledge Bridge
The last meeting in 2014 of the Asia Capital Club launched by Property Investor Europe and international advisor DTZ, takes place on Tuesday 26 November in London. It will start with short presentations by DTZ and ACC supporting partners, providing investment assessments for pan-Europe in the short to medium term. These are designed to assist Asian members of ACC in their judgment of value, opportunity and risk.
Many Asian members are new to pan-Europe even if they know London and UK better. This closed-door forum is designed to bring Asian capital allocators and European real estate specialists together three times yearly in confidential discussions to exchange views and bridge the East-West knowledge gap. It will foster relationships and exchange information so that Asian investors who may be new, especially, to pan-Europe can benefit from the knowledge of European specialists.
The 90-minute in-the-round discussion, as always, will remain confidential so that sponsors and guests can freely exchange views. PIE will sum up general conclusions in a blog but will not cite detailed, attributable opinion.
ENTRY FEE: PIE Premium subscribers €275. Standard entry fee €495 (plus 20% VAT)
Corpus Sireo Investment Management, Luxembourg/Frankfurt
With some ¤16.2bn under management and 560 employees, Corpus Sireo, owned by three of Germany’s biggest municipal savings banks, ranks as one of Europe’s top real estate asset managers, and the biggest in the nation. Mr. Edwards, operating from Luxembourg and Frankfurt, is responsible for Corpus Sireo’s business with international clients wishing to invest in Germany and requiring asset management or advisory solutions for existing German investments.
Evidence Capital, Paris
Evidence Capital is a real estate advisory boutique, raising capital from institutional investors for a variety of real estate managers, and was founded by M. Laudet in 2011. With 15-years’ experience in real estate management and capital raising across Europe, he previously served as global head of investor relations at Amundi Real Estate, was responsible for real estate investments across Europe and Asia at Quilvest and capital raising for a hedge fund sponsored by Prudential Financial.
Head, EMEA Real Estate Practice
DLA Piper, Milan
With 4,200 lawyers in 30 countries and 76 offices throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East and the US, DLA Piper is one of the largest providers of legal services in the world. Hr. Schmidt is head of the EMEA and Asia Pacific Real Estate Practice, representing international investors, funds and asset managers with a focus on structuring and implementation of property transactions. He previously ran DLA Piper’s Italian Real Estate Practice and was elected Italian Real Estate Lawyer of the Year in 2008.
EY Corporate Finance, Real Estate M&A Advisory, Paris
EY Corporate Finance, part of the Ernst & Young advisory group, is a global player in real estate M&A advisory present in all major cities. In Europe the team focuses on portfolio and asset acquisitions & disposals, capital structuring/restructuring, and debt advisory. Before joining EY in 2013, he headed real estate M&A with Leonardo & Co in Paris. Prior posts include European Head of Real Estate Investment Banking with Société Générale, a principal with Fountain Capital Partners, MD with Deutsche Bank Real Estate Investment Banking, and director of Jones Lang LaSalle France. He is a former president of ULI France.
Global Head of Research
With 209 offices in 52 countries, DTZ is a global leader in property services offering end-to-end solutions to occupiers, developers, owners and investors. Mr. Vrensen leads a global team of over 100 researchers, recently focusing on property and asset backed securities research. With a strong background in public debt, private equity, valuation and consulting, he frequently speaks at industry events and has held a range of roles in the IPF, Bank of England Property Forum, CREFC, CFA Society and the European Securitisation Forum.
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