|Date & Time:||November 13, 2019 7:45 am||Add to Calendar (.ics)|
|Venue:||British Land Office|
Improving the liquidity of commercial real estate is a well-documented ambition and a driver for both real estate owners and for investors. With technological advancements now ready to deliver a totally new class of investor through tokenisation, securitisation and fractionalisation, how should the real estate industry be responding?
Noel Manns, Chairman, The Pollen Estate
Confirmed panellists are:
David Church a Chartered Surveyor by qualification, has 35 years of experience across many aspects of real estate from valuation and asset management, at CBRE to equity research and sales at UBS and Deutsche Bank and investment banking at DB and Bank of America .
Most recently David ran the EMEA real estate gaming and lodging investment banking business at Bank of America Merrill Lynch from 2006 until 2015 ,taking the team to a market-leading position in equity capital markets and M&A.He rose to the position of Vice Chairman prior to resigning to establish Leon Partners an independent real estate advisory business with some of his team .
After 2 years the he sold the company to HFF and stayed on to build out HFF London as co head of the business. In 2019 HFF subsequently sold to JLL at which time David resigned to pursue a new opportunity.
David has worked on multiple IPOs, including Capital Shopping Centres, Canary Wharf Group and Kennedy Wilson Europe; take-privates, including Allied London and Bradford Property Trust; the defence of Capital Shopping Centres from Simon Property Group; and asset deals, including the sale and leaseback of Spire Hospitals, the acquisition of P3 Logistics Parks for TPG, the acquisition of The Trafford Centre for Intu the purchase and sale of The Broadgate Estate for Blackstone and the restructuring and sale of Grange Hotels,the largest hotel transaction in Europe .
Phil Clark, European Head of Property Investment, Aegon Asset Management
Phil leads AEGON Asset Management’s European Property Investment team having joined AAM in 2007 to establish it’s UK property investment business, Kames Capital. The UK Property Investment team was voted Property Fund Manager of the year in 2014 and 2017 by the UK Professional Pensions industry, and named best performing property pension fund manager (sub-£700m) by MSCI in 2019. AAM manages approximately $22bn of real estate across public, private, debt and equity strategies in Europe.
He has held a wide number of industry positions throughout his career including being Chairman of the Investment Property Forum Board. Phil is a regular attendee of the Bank of England Commercial Property Forum, current Chair of the RICS Commercial Property Forum and Co-Chair of the Property Industry Alliance Debt Group, which represents the UK real estate industry on real estate debt matters.
He is a Trustee and Board member of the University of London, sits on its investment committee and Chairs its Estates Strategy Committee. He is Middle Warden of the Guild of Investment Managers and a board member of Cass Business School Real Estate Advisory Board.
Phil is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, is an FCA Authorised Person, has a Bsc from Surrey University and an MA from City University, Cass Business School.
Roger Clarke, Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets.
Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets, Roger Clarke, has been a Senior Advisor to IPSX Group since January 2019, having been seconded from M7 Real Estate, a shareholder in IPSX. Roger has extensive experience in corporate transactions, particularly in equity capital markets but also in M&A and restructuring, with a specific sector focus on Real Estate.
Prior to joining M7 Real Estate in December 2016, Roger spent 20 years working in the European investment banking industry, including roles at NM Rothschild, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, JP Morgan Cazenove and Stifel Nicolaus, as well as undertaking a secondment to the UK Takeover Panel. He has acted on equity raisings, M&A deals and restructurings with a cumulative value of more than €50 billion. He studied Politics at Exeter University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen in London.