Thursday, 23 May 2013, 8.00 am - 10.30 am
Location: DLA Piper, 3 Noble Street, London EC2V 7EE, UK
GERMAN PROPERTY BREAKFAST
With yields in German core CRE at record lows, will capital now spread into secondary cities, assets?
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Managing Director, REAG Germany, Frankfurt
Member of the Advisory Board, REAG
The Real Estate Advisory Group is an international real estate service provider in investment advisory, technical services, environmental, research, hospitality, NPLs, and valuation. Mr. Bauer was formerly a director at Calliston Development, and before that worked in the field of real estate extensively in the US. A native of Chicago, he was educated in the US and Germany, and gained international working experience prior to REAG where he is responsible for Germany and central and eastern Europe.
ANDREW M. GROOM
Head of Valuation & Transaction Advisory Germany
Jones Lang LaSalle, Frankfurt
Global real estate services group Jones Lang LaSalle employs over 45,000 staff in 60 nations, and in Germany is now the largest realtor. Mr. Groom, who heads a 70-person valuation/due diligence team, led development of the VICTOR prime office indicator and is also responsible for key clients, business acquisition, portfolio strategy and risk assessment. With over 20 years’ experience, he has been based in Germany since 1992 and previously worked with other major realtors in Europe.
Bilfinger Real Estate Asset Management, Frankfurt
As part of the Bilfinger engineering and service group, Bilfinger Real Estate Asset Management manages over ¤6.8bn in commercial property in Europe on behalf of institutional investors. Prior to taking over as Managing Director, Hr. Mühlbauer held responsibility for the group's asset management in Germany’s central region and Sweden. Previous positions include COO at Hexagon and MD of project developer Koellmann. He has over 20 years’ experience in portfolio and real estate management and project development in Germany.
Union Investment Institutional Property, Hamburg
Union Investment Institutional Property, part of cooperative bank fund manager Union Investment, focuses on business with institutional clients, managing ¤3.2bn in one institutional RE and seven Special Funds. Dr. Schumacher is responsible for the institutional client management division, fund structuring and outsourcing controlling. He previously worked as head of indirect investments and MD for Generali in Cologne, Luxembourg and Paris. He was also personal advisor and head of office for the Berlin minister of finance.
Corestate Capital, Zug, Switzerland
Corestate Capital is a specialist private equity real estate investor. Hr. Winter founded Corestate in 2006 after heading the German unit of US Cerberus for some years. With 25 years of experience Hr. Winter has raised a total ¤1.3bn of equity for real estate investment. Representative transactions include the landmark, first-mover acquisition of Berlin municipal housing company GSW. More recently he has been involved in acquiring many distressed portfolios and special situations. He has extensive relationships in German politics, and is on the advisory committee of the IREBS real estate academy.