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Outlook for the Global Real Estate Market
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
AREF Annual Dinner & Awards
The 2017 AREF Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony will be held on 20th September 2017.All tables have now been sold for this year's event.Programme for the evening:6.30pm – Welcome drinks are served7.45pm – Call to Dinner8.00pm – Welcome8.10pm – Dinner10.30pm – Networking and post dinner drinks1.00am – CloseA cash bar is open all evening.Dress code:  Business attireRead more about our the AREF Awards here.For further information, please email: 
The Dorchester Hotel
Wednesday, 20 September, 2017 - 18:30
AREF Lunch Event: The Future of Real Estate Funds & Illiquid Assets
The UK property market faced a number of challenges as a result of the Brexit outcome of the EU referendum. One year on, this seminar offers the opportunity to hear from industry experts as they examine the industry’s response to the events and discuss the current issues affecting real estate funds.Registration 11:00 | Start 11:30 | Lunch 13:00 | Finish 14:00Confirmed speakers:Paolo Alonzi, Chief Operating Officer, Real Estate at Standard Life & Chair of AREF’s Public Affairs Committee (biography)Guy...
Standard Life, 30 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8EP
Tuesday, 4 July, 2017 - 11:00