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Capital Gains Tax Roundtable
Many of you will be aware that in the Budget on 22 November 2017 the Chancellor announced changes to the taxation of capital gains on real estate disposals by non-residents. These changes are likely to affect many real estate funds. The AREF Tax Committee have put together an initial brief regarding this which can be viewed here.AREF are engaging with HMRC and HM Treasury on this matter.  As such, we would like to invite members to a discussion forum, where members can talk through and debate...
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP, 1 Wood Street, London, EC2V 7WS
Tuesday, 16 January, 2018 - 08:30
Disruptors in the Industry
Save the DateThe Association of Real Estate Funds invites members to 'Disruptors in the Industry' event on Tuesday 6th March at 09.00am - 11.00am.Kindly hosted by RBS. This event is for AREF members only.  More information and registration details will follow. 
Natwest Trustee and depositary services, 280 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4RB
Tuesday, 6 March, 2018 - 09:00
AREF Summer Drinks: Brexit Referendum two years on
Save the DateThe Association of Real Estate Funds invites members to the AREF Summer Drinks reception on 14 June 2018.This event is for AREF members only. More information and registration details will follow. 
UBS, 5 Broadgate, London, EC2M 2QS
Thursday, 14 June, 2018 - 17:30
AREF Annual Dinner
Save the Date The Association of Real Estate Funds invites members to the AREF Annual Dinner on Wednesday 26 September 2018. This event is for AREF members only.  More information and registration details will follow. 
Wednesday, 26 September, 2018 - 18:00
FULL: Open Ended Fund Pricing - Roundtable
EVENT SUMMARYPricing mechanisms for open ended real estate funds is an important topic which has always generated much attention. The open-ended fund pricing roundtable event, a joint initiative of AREF and INREV, was held in London, Tuesday 12th December, kindly hosted by UBS Asset Management. This followed on from the Munich event on 30th November. Both events were very well attended. In London, following an introduction from AREF’s CEO, John Cartwright, the Chair for the event, M&G’s...
UBS, 5 Broadgate, London, EC2M 2QS
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017 - 08:30
IPF Breakfast Briefing: GRESB ESG Assessments & INREV Guidelines
Time:  8.45am – 9.45am (Registration at 8.15am)   Speaker: Roxana Isaiu,  Director, ESG & Real Estate, GRESB  Outline: This one-hour session will look at:  The trends being identified by the annual GRESB Real Estate Assessment, which provides a basis for reporting, scoring and benchmarking of environmental, social and governance (ESG) management and performance of property companies and funds; and  How the GRESB reporting framework fits with the...
Carter Jonas, One Chapel Place, London, W1G 0BG
Tuesday, 31 October, 2017 - 08:45
Outlook for the Global Real Estate Market - Event Summary & Slides
 BREAKFAST SEMINAR After a brief introduction from AREF’s CEO, John Cartwright, Andrew Baum of Property Funds Research gave an overview of the global real estate market, with a particular focus on funds.  It is estimated that the institutional investable global universe for real estate is valued at around €23 trillion, versus a global stockmarket valued at around €50 trillion. The investable stock is roughly split one third in each of Europe, Asia and the Americas. Given the world’s...
Kindly sponsored by RBC Investor & Treasury Services, Montcalm Royal London House Hotel, 22-25 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1DX
Thursday, 19 October, 2017 - 08:30
IPF/AREF Joint Event: Real Assets - One Step Beyond
Read below a round-up of the event: Paul Richards, Head of European Real Estate, Mercer LLC Paul gave the audience a valuable insight into how investors are thinking and what he sees as key issues and secular trends for real assets. He said clients’ key concerns were focussed on dealing with a low interest rate environment, seeking capital growth and social impact considerations.Investors are looking for solutions, with an emphasis on cashflow over liquidity. They are looking at both ends of the...
Travers Smith LLP, 2-3 Hosier Lane, London, EC1A 9LX
Tuesday, 3 October, 2017 - 08:30
Driving Factors & the Future of Real Estate Fund Structures - Jersey Seminar
Which factors drive fund managers’ decisions & what is the business rationale behind their choices?How do investors choose their funds?What is the future of the real estate funds industry? This event will look at answering these questions, as well as discussing the various structures and jurisdictions used for real estate funds. Confirmed speakers/panellists:Cathryn Vanderspar, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland (link to biog)Jonathan Master, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland (link to biog)James...
The Pomme D'Or Hotel, Liberation Square, Jersey, JE1 3UF
Wednesday, 27 September, 2017 - 15:15