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Investing in European Real Estate
For Full Fund Members Only AREF Full Fund Members are invited to join AREF and Intertrust at the following seminar: 'Investing in European Real Estate' seminar on Wednesday 31 May at the Ham Yard Hotel, London. At the event Intertrust will reveal the key findings from their recent research, 'Investing in European Real Estate'. They'll share insights into what the research results mean for the real estate industry in the UK, and explore investors’ views and the drivers of...
Ham Yard Hotel, 1 Ham Yard, London, W1D 7DT
Wednesday, 31 May, 2017 - 16:00
AREF Members' Summer Drinks Reception
This event is only open to AREF Members. Download the invitation here.Email:
Tuesday, 6 June, 2017 - 18:00
AREF Annual Dinner & Awards
The 2017 AREF Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony will be held on 20th September 2017. For further information, please email: 
The Dorchester Hotel
Wednesday, 20 September, 2017 - 18:00
AREF in Jersey
AREF will be running an event in Jersey on Wednesday 27th September.Further details to follow.
Wednesday, 27 September, 2017 - 15:15
A Review of Real Estate Fund Behaviour following the EU Referendum - Discussion Forum
Following the result of the EU Referendum in June last year, and the resultant impacts on many of the open-ended real estate funds available to retail investors, we commissioned John Forbes Consulting to undertake an independent review of the impact of the result on real estate funds, and to evaluate whether any improvements could be made to deal with market shocks in the future.  The review aims to assess the impact not only on clients but on the market as a whole, including: fund distributors,...
Eversheds Sutherland, 1 Wood Street, London, EC2V 7WS
Thursday, 30 March, 2017 - 08:30
AREF/IPF LGPS Seminar No.2 - Investment Pooling Update
Chair: John Forbes, John Forbes Consulting LLPSpeakers: Melville Rodrigues, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP & David Walker, Head of LGPS Investments, Hymans Robertson                    Panel: Jeff Houston, Head of Pensions, Local Government Association and Richard Tomlinson, Investment Manager, Lancashire County Pension Fund        Outline:In November 2016 the IPF and AREF ran a joint...
CMS Cameron Mckenna LLP, Cannon Place, 78 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 6AF
Tuesday, 21 March, 2017 - 08:30
Presentation of AREF/IPD Quarterly UK Property Fund Index (UK PFI)
A presentation from MSCI on the Index results and drivers of performance followed by market views and a Q&A.Registration and breakfast: 08.30 - Start: 09.00 - Finish: 10.30Confirmed speakers:Chair:  Kevin Aitchison, CEO, Knight Frank Investment ManagementSpeaker: Helene Demay, Vice President, Client Coverage, MSCIPanellists: Anne Copeland, Fund Manager, Kames Capital & Peter Martin, Investment Officer, The Medical Defence Union TO VIEW THE SLIDES FROM THIS EVENT, CLICK HERE. 
Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP, Adelaide House, London Bridge, London, EC4R 9HA
Wednesday, 8 March, 2017 - 08:30
Diversity in the Asset Management Sector
Harnessing the Power of Diversity in the Asset Management Sector – 7th March 2017 Professor Richard Crisp will be delivering a keynote speech on 'Harnessing the Power of Diversity'. There’s a well-established ethical case for promoting engagement with diversity, but there’s also a business case. The latest behavioural research is showing us that diversity experiences can have much broader benefits than previously thought – such as enhancing creativity and problem-solving skills. Richard will...
Venue: Osborne Clarke, One London Wall, London, EC2Y 5EB
Tuesday, 7 March, 2017 - 08:30
Cost Transparency Study – Consultation Launch
 08:00 Registration and coffee08:30 Welcome by INREV and AREF08:40 Presentation Cost Transparency Study - John Forbes, Consultant, John Forbes Consulting08:55 Panel discussion - Moderated by Neil Harris, SVP, GIC Real Estate (Europe)• John Forbes, Consultant, John Forbes Consulting• Oliver Hamilton, Principal Research Consultant, Aon Hewitt• Jamie Lyon, European CFO/COO, LaSalle Investment Management• Anthony Shayle, Global Real Estate Head of UK Debt Managing Director, UBS Global Asset Management09...
Arthur J Gallagher, The Walbrook Building, 25 Walbrook, EC4N 8AW
Thursday, 8 December, 2016 - 08:00