Emerging Europe Property Forum - London 2016

2016.11.08

Topics:

  • Investment opportunities in Emerging Markets in Europe - Political risk in Emerging Europe
  • Consequences of Brexit for Europe's property markets - Which region’s property markets will benefit most from Brexit?
  • Central and Eastern European (CEE) and Southeast Eruopean (SEE) markets in depth: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Turkey
  • Banking finance, alternative financing issues
  • Legal and regulation challenges in emerging property markets
  • Development opportunities in Central and Eastern Europe: where and what to develop?

2nd Emerging Europe Property Forum to be held in cooperation with RICS on the afternoon of 8 November 2016 at Parliament Square in London, focusing on the the most exciting Emerging Markets at one event in London. Presentations, interactive panel discussions, networking opportunities. Exclusive half-day conference in London.

It is without doubt an exciting time for the Central and Eastern European real estate industry as the market continues to perform well amid a world economy characterized by growing uncertainty and unpredictability. As a consequence of the recent Brexit referendum results and growing uncertainty around the world, both European and Central and Eastern European property markets are facing new challenges.

The event provides a platform for investors, developers and bankers to discuss and debate key aspects and drivers of the improving economic performance of the region and profitable opportunities investors should cast their eyes on.

Speakers:

  • Jeffrey Matsu, RICS, Senior Economist
  • Noah M. Steinberg FRICS, CEO-Chairman, Wing, Chairman of RICS in Hungary
  • Dr. Marcus Cieleack, Chief Economist and Head of Global Strategy, Patrizia
  • Jörn Stobbe FRICS, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, Managing Director
  • Balázs Hornok, Acquisitions Director Europe, Rockspring Property Investment Managers
  • Dr. Andrea Sartori, Global Head of Sports, and Head of Real Estate, Leisure and Tourism in Central & Eastern Europe, KPMG
  • Christopher Zeuner MRICS, Managing Director CEE, LaSalle Investment
  • Eric Assimakopoulos, Founder & Managing Partner, Revetas Capital
  • David Hutchings, International Partner, Head of Investment Strategy - EMEA Capital Markets, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Gijs Klomp MRICS, New Europe Property Investments, Investment Director
  • Thomas Mundy, Director EMEA Capital Markets Strategy & Research, JLL
  • Árpád Török MRICS, CEO, TriGranit
  • Georg Blaschke , Vice President - International Real Estate Finance Continental Europe, Helaba
  • CA Immo – Speaker to be confirmed

Participants:

AEW Europe, Arbitrage Real Estate, Arco Capital Corporation Ltd., Biris Goran SPARL, BNP Paribas Real Estate, Bogle Architects, Boxberg Capital Ltd., CA IMMO Real Estate Managment , CBRE Ltd | Valuation & Advisory Services, Chayton Capital, CMS Cameron McKenna Llp Hungarian Office, CPI Hungary Kft., Cushman & Wakefield, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG, Eastdil Secured Llc., easyHotel Plc., Europa Capital Llp., European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), First Title Insurance Plc., Helaba(Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen), Jones Lang LaSalle Kft., KPMG, LaSalle Investment Management, Leftfield Capital Offshore Property Investment, Lockton Companies Llp., Malcolm Hollis Llp., Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investment, New Europe Property Investments, NOVASTON Asset Management, Paragon Group of Companies, Patrizia Immobilien AG, Property Insurance Initiatives Limited, Resolute Asset Management, Revetas Capital, Rockspring Property Investment Managers, Rotemberg, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Santeam Hungary Kft., St James's Square, Stewart Information Services Corporation, Tandax Advisory Kft., Tippin Corporation, Transilvania Business, TriGránit Fejlesztési Zrt., Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii, Victorios Ltd., WING Kft. …

 

RICS, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, is a global, independent and self-regulating professional body in the real estate industry established in 1868 to serve the public interest by setting and upholding global professional standards of excellence and integrity in land, property and construction. RICS promotes and enforces professional standards and offers access to the most sought-after property professional status in the world as well as to great learning and networking events across the globe.

 

DETAILS:

Date: 8th November 2016

Place: RICS at Parliament Square - Lecture Hall, London, United Kingdom

MAP & Location

COST: EUR 225 / person

DISCOUNTS:

- 20% discount is available for 2 registrations,

- 25% on 3 or more,

- 30% for RICS members

Discounts can not be combined.

 

We do not send any kind of ticket or voucher. Each participant is added to the conference registration list upon online check-in, which also includes the lecturers and the sponsors' guests. The participants will only need a business card and a signature at the conference location, entering the event at the registration desk. Following a quick registration our guests may enter the area of the event.

 

OVERVIEW:

Portfolio Conferences are organized by NET Media Inc, member of Central European Media and Publishing Group. Portfolio Conferences cover 7 different industries and attract more than 8000 participants annually.

Portfolio Conferences a leading event hub of the CEE real estate industry. We organize real estate focused conferences, business breakfasts and workshops in Belgrade, Budapest, Bucharest and Vienna.

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is the official event partner for CEE Property Forum in Vienna, SEE Property Forum in Belgrade, Portfolio.hu Property Investment Forum in Budapest and RICS-Portfolio Valuation Conference.

Portfolio Conferences are characterised by high-level networking opportunity and unique professional content.

 

RICS is the world’s leading qualification when it comes to professional standards in land, property and construction.

We are an independent professional body, committed to setting and upholding the highest standards of excellence and integrity - providing impartial, authoritative advice on key issues affecting businesses and society. RICS is a regulator of both its individual members and firms enabling it to maintain the highest standards and providing the basis for unparalleled client confidence in the sector.


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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Program:
Anna Orcsik, Regional Manager CEE, E-mail: aorcsik@rics.org
Csanád Csűrös, Business Development Director, Mobile: +36 30 235 8149, E-mail: csuros@property-forum.eu

Sponsorship:
Attila Bacsa, Senior Sales Manager, Mobile: +36 30 650 9833, bacsa@property-forum.eu

Organization, general questions:
Fruzsina Koncsek, Event Organiser, Phone: +36 1 327 4088, E-mail: info@property-forum.eu
 

Emerging Europe Property Forum - London 2016

2016.11.08

Chair:

David Hutchings

International Partner, Head of Investment Strategy - EMEA Capital Markets , Cushman & Wakefield

David is the head of the European Investment Strategy team based in the Cushman & Wakefield Cross Border Capital Markets group. His main area of responsibility is in producing and managing investment and strategy research on behalf of the firm and our clients. He is editor to a number of the firm’s international capital markets publications and has a wide range of experience supporting both development and investment decision making with economic and property market analysis, risk and return analysis and strategy development. Recent successes for David and his team have included work on sales and acquisition strategies for a range of clients across the region as well as the development of a global investment strategy for a Sovereign Wealth Fund, supporting strategy development for an IPO in Asia and developing strategy to assist a fund raising in Europe

Noah Steinberg, FRICS

Chairman of RICS in Hungary, CEO-Chairman, WING

Noah M. Steinberg the Chairman and the CEO WING. He is an American citizen, but he has been working in Hungary since 1990, for Wallis, then with WING. Having over 15 years of experience in strengthening the cooperation among local and international companies, managing several companies present in the sales, services and real estate market. Works in his current position since 1999. He studied in Princeton college and at the Diplomat Academy of Vienna. He is married, the father of two, speaks 5 languages (English, German, French, Spanish, Hungarian).

Speakers:

Eric Assimakopoulos

Founder & Managing Partner, Revetas Capital

Eric has over 22 years of experience in the real estate sector, principally as a developer and investor. He is a US national and spent the majority of the last 15 years in Europe, initially investing in Belgium, Germany, and the Slovak Republic. Eric has completed over €1 billion of real estate transactions throughout US and Europe. In the 1990s, he founded and built the Gnome Group Inc into one of the most advanced data centre developers across the US and Europe. In 1999, Eric partnered with Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds and served as Chairman and CEO of Metronexus, a real estate investment platform investing $300 million in 300,000 square metres of real estate in the US and Europe. In 2002, he launched and built Bifrost Investment Group (predecessor to Revetas Capital) into a leading CEE investment and asset manager. Since 2009, he has actively developed a platform to restructure and recapitalise distressed real estate in CEE. By early 2013, Eric successfully restructured and recapitalised over €200 million of debt leading to the formation of Revetas Capital.

Georg Blaschke

Vice President - International Real Estate Finance Continental Europe, Helaba

Georg Blaschke is an educated banker and holds a university degree in business administration. He has almost 20 years of experience in real estate finance in USA, UK, France, Benelux and CEE. At professional posts in London, New York and Frankfurt he has been responsible for loan origination, credit management and business development. Now based in Frankfurt he is responsible for Poland in the loan origination team for "Continental Europe" at Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen (Helaba). Since the start of activities in these markets in 2006 the team has originated and underwritten financings of about EUR 4.0 billion.

Dr. Marcus Cieleback

Head of Global Strategy and Research, Patrizia AG

Balázs Hornok

Acquisitions Director Europe, Rockspring Property Investment Managers

Gijs Klomp MRICS

Investment Director, New Europe Property Investments

Gijs Klomp is currently working in the transaction department of NEPI covering the CEE markets. Gijs Klomp is a Dutch citizen and specialist in real estate management, who attended the Eindhoven University of Technology in The Netherlands. He had his first contact with the Romanian market back in 2000, during his internship and at "Ion Mincu" University of Architecture and Urbanism in Bucharest. Upon graduation in 2002, he joined ING Real Estate Investment Management in The Hague as a Research Analyst, covering the Dutch real estate market. After 3 years, Gijs Klomp relocated to Prague, taking over the CEE Research role. He was involved in numerous acquisitions and attained capital markets and property valuation proficiency. In 2006, Mr. Klomp set up the ING Real Estate Investment Management business in Romania, moving to Bucharest, where he lived for two years. He was responsible for sourcing investment opportunities in the office and retail sectors and as such explored several acquisition possibilities throughout Romania. ING Real Estate Investment Management (ING REIM) was bought in 2011 by US property company CBRE, and became CBRE Global Investors, while Mr. Klomp was promoted to CEE Transaction Manager. Starting May 2013, Gijs Klomp joined Jones Lang LaSalle in Romania as Managing Director, after 11 years spent in ING REIM and subsequently CBRE Global Investors. In early 2015, Mr. Klomp returned to CBRE head CBRE’s Romanian capital markets practice and later also became head of capital markets CEE. As of July 2016, he moved to New Europe Property Investments (NEPI), a public property company that specializes in retail real estate to become part of their investment team. NEPI is the largest retail property landlord in Romania and is expanding its geographical coverage through investments in the Czech Republic, Serbia and Slovakia. Also other CEE markets are currently being targeted.

Jeffrey Matsu

Senior Economist, RICS

Jeffrey Matsu is Senior Economist at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) covering global economic trends affecting real estate, property and land. He provides market analysis and thought leadership on key areas related to the world built environment. Prior to this, Jeff was a global macro economist at Morgan Stanley and served on the research staff at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington DC. He has also worked as a currency strategist at Principal Global Investors in London, as an economist at the US Department of Commerce, and as a renewable energy program manager for the State of Hawaii. Jeff holds degrees in economics from the University of Washington and Johns Hopkins University.

Thomas Mundy

Director EMEA Capital Markets Strategy & Research, JLL

Tom Mundy, is a director in JLL's Capital Markets research and strategy team in London. Prior to joining JLL Tom served as chief strategist for Russia's largest private bank and before that was an emerging markets equity strategist for Renaissance Capital's number one ranked strategy team in Moscow. Before this this Tom was instrumental in the development of a leading Russian hedge fund and was involved in all areas of the fund's development including capital raising and fund structuring. He has given policy advice to the central bank and government of Russia and Kazakhstan and is a graduate of Oxford University and University College London.

Dr. Andrea Sartori

Global Head of Sports, and Head of Real Estate, Leisure and Tourism in Central & Eastern Europe, KPMG

Andrea Sartori, the Global Head of Sports, and Head of Real Estate, Leisure and Tourism in Central & Eastern Europe of the KPMG, working in the Budapest office of the company since 1994. Prior to this, she was the manager of tourism development group of the company in Cape Town, South Africa. During the five years in Africa and the ten years spent in CEU, she completed over a hundred real estate related assignments, several marketing and financial feasibility studies, investment and transactional consultations, valuations, operative audits and business plans. In her carrier, Andrea cooperated in many mixed-use development projects, e.g. the feasibility of offices, commercial facilities, hotels, apartments, golf courses over in twenty countries of Europe, Middle East and Africa. She is often cited by leading professional papers, and she is a regular visiting presenter in international conferences and seminars.

Jörn Stobbe FRICS

Managing Director, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management

Árpád Török MRICS

Chief Executive Officer, TriGranit

Árpád Török has been in the international property development and advisory business for more than 20 years including 15 years with TriGranit, having previously held senior management positions at Cushman & Wakefield in Hungary and Greece. He was appointed to CEO of TriGranit in 2009, The company has since succeeded to obtain over 1 billion Euros in financing and refinancing to develop around 950,000 m² of projects completed or currently under construction. Born in 1973, Mr. Török holds an MBA in European business administration from the University of Lincoln.

Christopher Zeuner MRICS

Managing Director CEE, LaSalle Investment

Christopher Zeuner heads LaSalle’s Central European business and is responsible for managing and growing LaSalle’s business in the region and is focused predominantly on Poland and the Czech Republic. Christopher joined LaSalle in 2012, as part of LaSalle’s acquisition of JER Partners. Previously, Christopher Zeuner was Head of Business Development for GE Real Estate in Central and Eastern Europe and has lived in both Warsaw and Prague. Christopher chairs LaSalle’s Continental Europe Business Initiatives Group and chairs assessment panels for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Emerging Europe Property Forum - London 2016

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12:50-13:10 - Registration - Coffee

1st Session: Global picture

13:10 - 13:15

Welcome speech

13:15 - 13:35

Presentation: European property investment trends for 2017-2018 with special regards to CEE and Russia

Speaker:
Thomas Mundy, Director EMEA Capital Markets Strategy & Research, JLL

13:35 - 13:55

Presentation: Challenges for the real estate world in 2016-2017 - Brexit, new source of capital into Europe, outlook for the European economy

Speaker:
Jeffrey Matsu, Senior Economist, RICS

13:55 - 14:45

Panel discussion: European property investment debate

Impacts of Brexit: Which region’s property markets will benefit most from Brexit? Future of the EU, potential consequences of the US Presidential election. Long-term expectations regarding US and European interest rates. Are real estate investors worried about the slowing globalisation, the slowing of the world economy?

Chair: Noah Steinberg FRICS, Chairman of RICS in Hungary, CEO-Chairman, WING

Conversation participants:
Eric Assimakopoulos, Founder & Managing Partner, Revetas Capital
Dr. Marcus Cieleback, Head of Global Strategy and Research, Patrizia AG
Thomas Mundy, Director EMEA Capital Markets Strategy & Research, JLL
Jörn Stobbe FRICS, Managing Director, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management

14:45 - 15:10

Coffee break – Networking

2nd Session: Investment opportunities in Emerging Markets in Europe

15:10 - 15:25

Property lending in Emerging Europe

Speaker:
Dr. Andrea Sartori, Global Head of Sports, and Head of Real Estate, Leisure and Tourism in Central & Eastern Europe, KPMG

15:25 - 16:15

Panel discussion: Investing in Emerging markets in Europe – Where, how, why?

  • Investment opportunities in Emerging Markets in Europe. Recent transactions in Prague, Poland, Budapest, Bucharest.
  • Will Brexit have any negative or positive impact on CEE property investments?
  • New source of capital in CEE and SEE: South-African investors, Norwegian Government Pension Fund (Norges Bank Investment Management), etc.
  • Political risk in Emerging Europe. Is it significant for investors?
  • CEE real estate market within Europe: will the significance of the region increase?
  • Southeast Europe: time to invest now?
  • Terrible demographics trends all around in Central and Eastern Europe: should property owners and investors be worried?
  • Banking finance and alternative financing opportunities in CEE

Chair: David Hutchings, International Partner, Head of Investment Strategy - EMEA Capital Markets , Cushman & Wakefield

Conversation participants:
Georg Blaschke, Vice President - International Real Estate Finance Continental Europe, Helaba
Balázs Hornok, Acquisitions Director Europe, Rockspring Property Investment Managers
Gijs Klomp MRICS, Investment Director, New Europe Property Investments
Dr. Andrea Sartori, Global Head of Sports, and Head of Real Estate, Leisure and Tourism in Central & Eastern Europe, KPMG
Árpád Török MRICS, Chief Executive Officer, TriGranit
Christopher Zeuner MRICS, Managing Director CEE, LaSalle Investment

16:15

Closing remarks

16:15 - 16:30

Discover our history: RICS HQ Building Guided Tour followed by Group Photo Session

Emerging Europe Property Forum - London 2016

2016.11.08


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