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Finance & Investment Summit :: Welcome
<a href='http://www.estatesgazetteevents.com/investmentsummit2016/networking'>Connect with professionals and high-level experts in the sector</a> who want to collaborate and share solutions
The uncertainty in the market created by Brexit is leading to a slow-down in activity and a more subdued approach to the UK. By September we could be seeing a more subdued or a much busier 4th quarter. At the Finance & Investment Summit you will meet and hear from institutional investors, private equity firms, banks and the listed sector.
 
Leading experts include:
 
Richard Dakin, Managing Director, CBRE Capital Advisors
Andrew Stanford, Regional Director, UK Residential Fund Manager, La Salle Investment Management
Rob Weaver, Director of Property, Property Partner
Richard Jackson, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Apache Capital Partners
Morgan Garfield, Managing Director, Ellandi
Nicola Horlick, CEO, Money & Co.
Peter Cosmetatos, Chief Executive Officer, CREFC Europe
John Feeney, Managing Director, Global Head of Commercial Real Estate, Lloyds Bank
Barry Fowler, Managing Director, Alternative Income Solutions, Aviva Investors
Chris J Tilbrook, Director, PwC
Clive Bull, Director, Deutsche Bank
Alex Price, Chief Executive, Palmer Capital
Paul Clark, The Crown Estate
 
New for this year:
 Master classes
 Closed roundtable discussions
 Exclusive VIP networking
 Informal debate sessions 

 

Who Should Attend?

    Institutional Investors

    Private equity firms

    Real estate debt providers

    Listed sector Fund Managers

Agenda Overview

Thursday 15 September

8:00
Registration and breakfast
9:00
Chair’s introduction
9:10
Life after the EU referendum: Global economic trends
  • Percentage of capital transactions from overseas
  • UK’s place in the global economy 
  • UK capital markets between where we will be likely to be in the market
9:50
Bull or bear - where are we in the market and where will we end up?
  • Are we midway through the cycle or at the top of the market?
  • Could it all go wrong? Are you a bull or a bear?
  • Are we likely to see an interest rate rise and if so what will be the impact of that?
  • Making money out of a flat market
  • Risk on/risk off?
  • What does institutional long-term capital want?
    • Fund raising and the case for real estate
    • Are many organisations now trading at a discount?
    • Will we see more M&A activity?
Richard Dakin, Managing Director, CBRE Capital Advisors
Paul Clark, The Crown Estate
Alex Price, Chief Executive, Palmer Capital
10:30
Will we see a raft of real estate assets entering the market in the next 2 years?
11:10
Refreshment break
11:40
PRS – Why now?
  • What transactions are actually taking place?
  • Is the PRS market finally becoming a reality?
  • How to secure assets in a highly competitive market
  • Long-term cash flow requirements vs. capital returns
  • Getting the customer service right
  • Competing with new investors
  • Are overseas investors driving up prices?
Chaired by Andrew Stanford, Regional Director, UK Residential Fund Manager, La Salle Investment Management
Panellists include: Rob Weaver, Director of Property, Property Partner
Richard Jackson, Co Founder and Managing Director, Apache Capital Partners
12:20
Retail
  • Understanding the needs of the consumer - how do new shopping patterns change retail investments? What is the impact of the Internet?
  • Where are the attractive investments within the retail sector?
  • Tenants demand and rental growth - is the sector under pressure or poised for a bounce back?
  • What role does retail play within the real estate portfolio and how does it compare to other sectors?
Morgan Garfield, Managing Director, Ellandi
13:00
Lunch
13:50
How do the new entrants to the market over the past 10 years compare to longer term investors in UK real estate?
In an investment market where private individuals are able to do deals on the same scale as Institutional Investors that has been a big change to the dynamic of the ownership of real estate in London. How do newer investors differ?
  • We have seen an internationalisation of the market. How do new investors behave? 
  • Are there changes in the way sovereign wealth funds and foreign investors treat property?
  • Is there less transparency in the market now? 
14:20
Helicopter view: The view from the pension landscape. Can real estate continue to count on investment from the pension funds?
Henri Vuong, Director of Research & Market Information, INREV
14:50
Refreshment break
15:20
Peer to peer lending – how quickly could it become non-periphery?
Nicola Horlick, CEO, Money & Co.
15:50
The future of the real estate debt markets
  • The impact of regulation on the UK banks
  • What are the relative strengths of different lender types?
  • Past and future impacts of regulation in shaping the market
  • How might the market settle over the coming years, both in terms of who does what kind of loan origination, and in terms of where different kinds of CRE risk end up?
  • Direction of BCBS travel (latest IRB proposals are interesting with good and bad implications)
  • The Vision project recommendations around the use of a long-term value metric in LTV and the proposed creation of a CRE loan database that would transform market information (albeit preserving loan and party-level confidentiality)
  • Evolving strategies as regards retention or distribution of risk
  • Attitudes (collaborative or competitive) towards (a) Fin Tech and (b) non-bank lenders
Chaired by: Peter Cosmetatos, Chief Executive Officer, CREFC Europe
John Feeney, Managing Director, Global Head of Commercial Real Estate, Lloyds Bank
Barry Fowler, Managing Director, Alternative Income Solutions, Aviva Investors
Chris J Tilbrook, Director, PwC
Clive Bull, Director, Deutsche Bank
Lorna Brown, Blackstone
16:50
Chair's conclusions
17:00
Drinks reception

Following a day of debate and discussion, join us for a relaxed drink to further conversation and make new connections in the industry

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Speakers

We are in the process of acquiring speakers for the 2016 edition of the Conference, so please check the agenda for updates as we finalise the speaker line-up

Past Attendees Include
Testimonials
Very insightful, interesting presentation and good quality speakers.
Sarah Blunn, Partner, RPC
An in depth look at a good range of topics.
Christopher Rook, Asset Manager, MCR Property
Very useful insight into investor sector and their views/attitudes.
Roy Partington, Underwriting Director, Conveyancing Risk Solutions
Very good quality speakers.
Edward Hine, Director, Edward Hine & Co
Interesting and stimulating event.
Robert Whiting, Asset Director, Essential Living
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