Day 1

08:00 – Registration and breakfast

08:50 – Welcoming remarks

09:00 – Opening Keynote: 2019 real estate trends

09:30 – Opening Discussion: Property investment outlook 2019

• What is the current risk appetite for real estate investors?
• Chasing yields in an economically mature cycle
• Multi-family, senior housing, data centres, student accommodation, co-working spaces – what are the hottest sectors today, and what regions should investors be interested in?
• What should investors be looking for when evaluating a developer? And what should developers be doing to attract investors?

Panellists include:
Chris Chow, Managing Director, LaSalle Investment Management
Colin Lau, Founder, Bei Capital
Greg Lapham, Managing Director, BlackRock
Eduard Wehry, Managing Director, PGIM

10:10 – Property Company Presentations

11:00 – Spotlight on: Data Centres

• Why are Data Centres continuing to grow in relevance?
• How can investors get involved with investing in Data Centres?
• What needs to be considered before investing into this alternative asset class

Panellists include:
John Siu, Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield
Eric Solberg, CEO, The EXS Capital Group,

11:30 – REITs & Securities: Where next for the REIT market?

• The outlook for REITs in a low yield environment
• Which sectors should investors be looking for highest yields?
• Assessing the performance of the Asian REIT market
• The outlook for property IPOs
• What should developers consider when going public?
Panellists include:
Daniel Feldmann Associate Director, Real Estate Securities, Timbercreek Asset Management
Keith Wu, Chief Executive Officer, Henderson Sunlight Asset Management

12:00 –  Property company presentations

13:00 – Networking lunch

14:00 – Private Equity Panel: Private market trends

• Which sectors and markets are attracting PE money?
• What should PE funds be looking for a prosperous investment?
• Strategies for generating the best returns
• Partnerships: how can investors and investees develop a mutually successful investment outcome?

Panellists include:
Henry Lee, Managing Partner, Hendale Capital
Daniel Vovil, Co-Founder & President, Odyssey Capital Group

14:30 –  Property company presentations

15:30 – Debt finance panel: Sourcing and structuring debt funding for development projects

• Availability of debt finance in today’s investment environment
• Understanding the credit assessment criteria of key debt funding providers
• Assembling the right mix of lenders for a syndicated debt funding package
• Strategies to ensure the long-term finance support through to project completion

16:00 – Closing Remarks and drinks reception