Espana GRI 2019
Espana GRI 2019

Espana GRI 2019

10 - 11 April

The Westin Palace, Madrid
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España GRI is a get-together of senior investors, lenders and developers active in the Spanish real estate market.

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Melina Peña
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Melina Peña
Club Manager - Spain & PortugalGRI Club
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Thiago Alves
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Thiago Alves
Portfolio Director - Pan EuropeanGRI Club
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Much like a conversation in your own living room, the discussion format enables you to interact and engage. Quickly find the right partners for your business, build high value relationships, and continue the conversation afterwards.

EXECUTIVE ATTENDEES

Alberto Nin Garaizabal
Alberto Nin Garaizabal
Brookfield
Antonio Simontalero Santurino
Antonio Simontalero Santurino
CBRE Global Investors
Borja Goday
Borja Goday
PATRIZIA
Cristina Pérez Liz
Cristina Pérez Liz
Kennedy Wilson
David Brush
David Brush
Merlin Properties
Guillermo Bergareche
Guillermo Bergareche
Credit Agricole CIB
Laurence Rapp
Laurence Rapp
Castellana Properties (Vukile)
Mark Tsocanos
Mark Tsocanos
The Baupost Group
Walter De Luna
Walter De Luna
Ibero Capital Management
Alberto Nin Garaizabal
Alberto
Alberto Nin Garaizabal
Vice PresidentBrookfield
Alberto is a Vice President at Brookfield Asset Management, where he’s responsible for sourcing, underwriting, structuring and executing real estate investments in Southern Europe. Prior to joining Brookfield in 2016, Alberto had worked since 2014 for H.I.G. Capital as part of the distressed and real estate principal investment team in Madrid. Previously he had worked for UBS Investment Bank, with roles both in London and Madrid, where he gained significant expertise in M&A, equity and debt transactions across several sectors, asset classes and jurisdictions.
Antonio Simontalero Santurino
Antonio
Antonio Simontalero Santurino
Country Manager IberiaCBRE Global Investors
Head of Investment Operations of CBRE Global Investors in Spain and Portugal. He's more than 18 years’ experience in RE investment management, financial management, corporate finance and management consulting. He's responsible for the Iberian business activities, managing a portfolio of EUR 3 bi invested in retail, logistic, offices and student housing. His past experience includes senior positions in asset and financial management of large RE portfolios. Before joining CBRE Global Investors (formerly ING RE), he worked for 6 years in the consulting industry: McKinsey & Co. and Andersen Consulting.He's a double degree in Business Adm (major in Finance) and Law by ICADE (Universidad Pontificia de Comillas). He's CFA charterholder since 2006.
Borja Goday
Borja
Borja Goday
MD, Country Manager & Head of AMPATRIZIA
- Since April 2015, Borja has been responsible for institutional relations, business origination and business development of PATRIZIA in Spain and Portugal Borja is a member of PATRIZIA European Investment Committee Country Head for Spain and Portugal. Managing Director at Patrizia. Responsible for Asset Management of c. €1.0 bn real estate portfolio in Iberia. -Since 2012, he has been at IEB as Professor - Master in Stock Markets and Financial Markets - During 2012 until 2015, he was at KMPG Spain as Director M&A for the Real Estate industry. - During 4 years, Borja was CEO- General Director at Sotogrande, a real estate company focused in luxury residential developments.
Cristina Pérez Liz
Cristina
Cristina Pérez Liz
Managing DirectorKennedy Wilson
Ms Perez Liz, based in Madrid, is the Managing Director of Kennedy Wilson Spain and has almost 20 years of investment banking, real estate and capital markets experience throughout Spain and the rest of Europe. Prior to joining Kennedy Wilson, she was a Managing Director of Banco Santander’s restructuring unit for medium size corporates, and had previously played different roles at PwC, and Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan in London . Over her career, Ms Perez has intervened in the completion of more than 25bn in European real-estate related transactions, including equity, direct lending, mezzanine, securitisation, and restructuring work.
David Brush
David
David Brush
CIOMerlin Properties
David Brush has over 30 years’ experience as a real estate professional. He started his career at Philadelphia National Bank in 1983 and moved to Bankers Trust (now part of Deutsche Bank) as a Vice President in 1987. During his 20-year tenure at Bankers Trust/Deutsche Bank Real Estate, Mr. Brush founded the Real Estate Opportunistic investing division, where he was a Global Head and CIO of the business for 13 years. During that time, he supervised the completion of over 150 transactions consisting of real estate acquisitions, equity investments, corporate recapitalisations and distressed loan portfolio acquisitions with an enterprise value in excess of $50,000 million.
Guillermo Bergareche
Guillermo
Guillermo Bergareche
MD, Head of Real EstateCredit Agricole CIB
1997-2001 – Education at CUNEF, Major in Finance. 2001-2003 – Lehman Brothers, Analyst, Mergers & Acquisitions, London. 2003-2008 – Crédit Agricole CIB, Associate Director, Project and Acquisition Finance, Madrid. 2009-2016 – Crédit Agricole CIB, Managing Director, Head of Real Estate and Hotel Group Spain, Madrid
Laurence Rapp
Laurence
Laurence Rapp
ChairmanCastellana Properties (Vukile)
Laurence Rapp is the Chairman of Castellana Property Socimi which focuses on the retail sector. He is the former Chairman of the South African Reit Association. Prior to joining the real estate industry some seven years ago, Laurence’s career was focused on investment banking.
Mark Tsocanos
Mark
Mark Tsocanos
PartnerThe Baupost Group
Mark is a Partner in Baupost’s Private Investment Group, focusing on real estate investments in Europe and the United States. Prior to joining Baupost, Mark served as an investor, asset manager, lender and workouts officer at Apollo Real Estate Advisors, Wexford Management, The Yarmouth Group and Citicorp Real Estate. Mark received his MBA from Columbia Business School and studied architecture at the Yale Graduate School of Art and Architecture. He earned a B.A. with a major in architecture from Columbia College.
Walter De Luna
Walter
Walter De Luna
CEO & FounderIbero Capital Management
Walter de Luna holds a PhD in economics and business finance from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), a degree in Law and Business Administration from Comillas Pontifical University (ICADE E3) and is an associate professor at the IE Business School. Earlier in his career, he was the CEO of Acciona Inmobiliaria. Prior to this, he was the General Director and Board member of SAREB from its creation in November 2012.Most of his career has been within ING, and he has been General Director of ING Real Estate for Spain and Portugal. At the beginning of his career he worked in different companies of Corporación Mondragón in the area of corporate finance.
Master Class
Judit Montoriol-Garriga
Judit Montoriol-Garriga
Senior Economist
CaixaBank
Economic Outlook 2019: entering a more mature phase of the cycle
Judit Montoriol-Garriga
Judit
Judit Montoriol-Garriga
Senior EconomistCaixaBank
Economista sénior en CaixaBank Research. Doctora en Economía por la Universitat Pompeu Fabra, antes de incorporarse a CaixaBank trabajó como economista en el Departamento de Supervisión y Regulación del Banco de la Reserva Federal de Boston, en EE. UU. Posteriormente fue profesora visitante de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona en el Departamento de Empresa. Sus áreas de estudio comprenden la banca y las finanzas corporativas, en particular el análisis de los efectos de las restricciones financieras sobre la disponibilidad de crédito bancario para las empresas y el uso de crédito comercial. Ha publicado su investigación en el Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Banking & Finance y Journal of Monetary Economics, entre otros
Commercial Bank mit allen Produkten für Immobilienkunden, insb. Finanzierung, ECM, DCM.
Judit Montoriol-Garriga
Judit
Judit Montoriol-Garriga
Senior EconomistCaixaBank
Economista sénior en CaixaBank Research. Doctora en Economía por la Universitat Pompeu Fabra, antes de incorporarse a CaixaBank trabajó como economista en el Departamento de Supervisión y Regulación del Banco de la Reserva Federal de Boston, en EE. UU. Posteriormente fue profesora visitante de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona en el Departamento de Empresa. Sus áreas de estudio comprenden la banca y las finanzas corporativas, en particular el análisis de los efectos de las restricciones financieras sobre la disponibilidad de crédito bancario para las empresas y el uso de crédito comercial. Ha publicado su investigación en el Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Banking & Finance y Journal of Monetary Economics, entre otros
Commercial Bank mit allen Produkten für Immobilienkunden, insb. Finanzierung, ECM, DCM.

DiscussionsDiscussions

Master Class
Master Class: Tech Immersion - Strategy and Innovation in Real Estate. Do or Die?
Commercial
Core Corporate Offices - Competitive, Expensive or More Creative?
Participants
Andrew JacksonFirst Title Insurance
Francisco SilvelaDrago
Ignacio FonsecaRivoli Asset Management
Jaime Enrique HugasConren Tramway
Miguel Torres LangAllianz Real Estate
Pere Viñolas SerraInmobiliaria Colonial SOCIMI, S.A
Philippe HeulinTishman Speyer Properties
Sony GanwaniIndo Capital
Xabier BarrondoGrupo GMP
Hospitality Disruption - Lifestyle, technology, or service?
Participants
Brian BetelActivum SG
Javier de Villanueva BaygualBest Western Hotels & Resorts
Jesús Abellán GómezArum Group
Logistics & Last Mile Delivery Hubs - Hey good looking!
Participants
Gustavo Cardozo LupiPrologis
Gustavo De LioGreenfield Invest
Ion SaraleguiEurofund Capital Partners
Javier MartinNuveen Real Estate
Jeff PymDelin Capital Asset Management
Joan VidiellaSpinnia
Joaquin Linares García de CossíoDeloitte
Reda KhatimPalm Capital
Shopping Centres vs Malls vs High Street Retail - Are the "physical" spaces surviving in the age of digital?
Participants
Alexandre FernandesSonae Sierra
Alfonso BrunetCastellana Properties Socimi S.A
Cristina Pérez LizKennedy Wilson
Dilip KhullarCadena Spain
Jan-Hendrik WallochECE Projektmanagement
Jorge GonzálezIntu Management Spain S.L.
José Urrutia del PozoIntu Management Spain S.L.
Raphael MartinCompagnie de Phalsbourg
Toby CooperThor Equities
Vanessa GeladoNeinver
Hospitality Products in Iberia - Sweet spot or overcrowded?
Participants
Cristina García-PeriGrupo Azora
Gregory GilbertBenson Elliot
Jesús Abellán GómezArum Group
José Luis Serra DiezOHL Desarrollos
Julio DelgadoQuinta da Ombria
Kirat DhillonPlatinum Estates Limited
Montse RiusHI Partners
Philippine DeryckeElaia Investments/ Batipart
Co-Working & Serviced Offices - One hit wonders or sure fire hits for the next cycle?
Participants
Carsten CzarnetzkiAEW Europe
Gerardo ManriqueCR Management
Howard PierceUrban Input
Juan Manuel Ortega MorenoInmobiliaria Colonial SOCIMI, S.A
Maxime ArmandUrban Campus
Nicolas MaciociaWeWork
Paco HugasConren Tramway
Core Corporate Offices - Competitive, Expensive or More Creative?
Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
Sales Director Western Europe
First Title Insurance
Francisco Silvela
Francisco Silvela
Director General de Adquisiciones
Drago
Ignacio Fonseca
Ignacio Fonseca
General Manager
Rivoli Asset Management
Jaime Enrique Hugas
Jaime Enrique Hugas
Partner
Conren Tramway
Miguel Torres Lang
Miguel Torres Lang
Head of Iberia
Allianz Real Estate
Pere Viñolas Serra
Pere Viñolas Serra
CEO
Inmobiliaria Colonial SOCIMI, S.A
Philippe Heulin
Philippe Heulin
Managing Director Head of Acquisitions
Tishman Speyer Properties
Sony Ganwani
Sony Ganwani
Country Manager
Indo Capital
Xabier Barrondo
Xabier Barrondo
CEO
Grupo GMP
Andrew Jackson
Andrew
Andrew Jackson
Sales Director Western EuropeFirst Title Insurance
Andrew Jackson is the Sales Director for Western Europe at First Title Insurance plc. Andrew is responsible for identifying and developing business opportunities within the region.
Francisco Silvela
Francisco
Francisco Silvela
Director General de AdquisicionesDrago
Francisco is Managing Director of the Acquisitions Department at Drago, an investment and property management firm which operates in Spain and Portugal since 2001 and in Miami since 2017. Before that, Francisco was a Director at Lazard as part of the European Real Estate coverage group and previously worked 2 years at UBS Warburg. Over the past 10 years, Francisco has advised or executed transactions in the real estate sector for €25bn. He Joined Drago in 2016.
Ignacio Fonseca
Ignacio
Ignacio Fonseca
General ManagerRivoli Asset Management
Presently working in Rivoli Asset Management, managing exclusively Blackstone’s offices portfolios in Spain from different socimis and funds, with a market value of over 1 billion Euros. Experience in management, acquisitions, brokerage and consultancy services in all kind of real estate products (offices, residential, retail, logistics, hotels, leisure and alternative assets). Since 2014 Ignacio has been part of Blackstone, as member of the European Asset Management platform, leading operations in Spain and Luxembourg. Previously he spent 8 years in several projects in CBRE.
Jaime Enrique Hugas
Jaime
Jaime Enrique Hugas
PartnerConren Tramway
Jaime is a partner at Conren Tramway. Before that, he co-founded and developed Tramway Capital into a real estate investment and asset management firm with his partner Paco Hugas. Jaime’s background is in private equity at Palamon and in investment banking at JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley in London. He has extensive experience in strategy and capital markets and has served on the board of several companies including asset backed operating businesses with opco-propco business models and not for profit organisations. Jaime has significant experience investing in asset backed retail and healthcare businesses with a variety of real estate formats and in secured loans.
Miguel Torres Lang
Miguel
Miguel Torres Lang
Head of IberiaAllianz Real Estate
Miguel Torres is the Head of Iberia of Allianz Real Estate since opening the Madrid office in July 2016. Before joining Allianz, Miguel worked for GE Capital over 20 years in the real estate and infrastructure sectors in Madrid, Mexico, New York and London. His last two assignments where has Head of GE Capital Real Estate in Mexico (2013-15) and Spain (2011-13). Miguel has an MBA from Columbia University in New York, and is a graduate of Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (Madrid) in business and economics (E2).
Pere Viñolas Serra
Pere
Pere Viñolas Serra
CEOInmobiliaria Colonial SOCIMI, S.A
Pere Viñolas is a Graduate and Master in Business Administration (MBA) at ESADE, Barcelona. He is also a graduate in business administration by the University of Barcelona, where he also studied Law. From 2008 he is the CEO of Inmobiliaria Colonial. Pere Viñolas has been Chief Executive Officer at Filo, Barcelona, a listed real estate company that went into a successful turnaround. He has been partner and Chief Executive Officer at Riva y Garcia, a Spanish independent investment bank, and also has been Dep. Chief Executive at the Barcelona Stock Exchange.
Philippe Heulin
Philippe
Philippe Heulin
Managing Director Head of AcquisitionsTishman Speyer Properties
Mr. Heulin is a Managing Director at Tishman Speyer, based in Paris. He currently oversees acquisition activities in France, as well as development operations in Spain. Previously, he worked in a number of financial and strategic capacities within the real estate and finance industry. Mr. Heulin holds an MS in finance and strategy from EMLYON Business School.
Sony Ganwani
Sony
Sony Ganwani
Country ManagerIndo Capital
Sony Ganwani,Indian origin,MBA from IE Business School & advanced LSE Management Program,started career in Morgan Stanley PWM and Private Equity and later raised & CoInvested in 2012-2013 over 100M€ Equity in residential and hotel REO/NPL with Value added strategy.2017 raised another fund to invest in lending,residential/hotels.
Xabier Barrondo
Xabier
Xabier Barrondo
CEOGrupo GMP
Xabier Barrondo has served as Business General Manager at the Gmp group since September 2013. Previously, he held executive posts at Metrovacesa and GE Real Estate, at the latter he was appointed to the position of CEO for Iberia and then CEO for Western Europe. Gmp is one of the leading property-owning developer groups in Spain, specialising in the office and business park segment and a pioneer in promoting sustainability, wellbeing and the health of occupants at its buildings. Aligned with this focus, one of its assets, Castellana 81, was the first building to be awarded WELL certification in Spain.
Hospitality Disruption - Lifestyle, technology, or service?
Brian Betel
Brian Betel
Managing Partner
Activum SG
Javier de Villanueva Baygual
Javier de Villanueva Baygual
Development Director, Spain and Portugal
Best Western Hotels & Resorts
Jesús Abellán Gómez
Jesús Abellán Gómez
CEO
Arum Group
Brian Betel
Brian
Brian Betel
Managing PartnerActivum SG
Brian has worked for 25 years in the RE sector investing and managing assets in 6 countries covering a wide range of products in Private Equity RE including CRE value add, turnarounds and residential, hotel and resort development in addition to alternative asset classes. Brian has a further specialty in debt and NPL acquisitions and workouts navigating insolvency processes to unlock value in distressed special situations. He spent 14 years in North America and Europe at a major PE fund with his final position as MD in Spain before opening the ASG Iberia office in Spain as the Managing Partner and setting up ASG Homes Propcorp as a Founding Partner currently developing multifamily residential projects in ten cities throughout Spain.
Javier de Villanueva Baygual
Javier
Javier de Villanueva Baygual
Development Director, Spain and PortugalBest Western Hotels & Resorts
Javier was recently appointed as the new Director of Development and Operations for Spain and Portugal in order to lead the strategy and growth plans of the hotel chain in the peninsula through its new image and new brands. De Villanueva has worked in the hotel sector since he was very young, he started at the reception of hotels while studying ADE. After his studies he started as a consultant in Deloitte and then in JLL where he participated in the most important hotel transactions of the moment in Spain. During the last years, he served as Director of Hotel Investment at BNP Paribas.
Jesús Abellán Gómez
Jesús
Jesús Abellán Gómez
CEOArum Group
Jesús Abellán holds a degree and MBA from ESADE (Barcelona). He also completed the FMP at Stanford University. He began his career on the treasury desk of Banc de Sabadell. Subsequently he spent five years as CFO of Cilsa, a subsidiary of Port de Barcelona, before becoming Head of Corporate Finance at Medgroup, a real estate investment and management company backed by George Soros’s real estate investment fund. He spent 12 years at Medgroup in different roles, ultimately becoming CEO. In 2009 he founded Impulse, specialized in managing real estate assets in different European countries. In 2017 he was appointed CEO of ArumGroup, company specialised in Development and Management of Resorts and Luxury Real Estate.
Logistics & Last Mile Delivery Hubs - Hey good looking!
Gustavo Cardozo Lupi
Gustavo Cardozo Lupi
SVP, Country Manager Spain
Prologis
Gustavo De Lio
Gustavo De Lio
Partner - Managing Director
Greenfield Invest
Ion Saralegui
Ion Saralegui
Managing Director
Eurofund Capital Partners
Javier Martin
Javier Martin
Senior Portfolio Manager
Nuveen Real Estate
Jeff Pym
Jeff Pym
CFO/Director
Delin Capital Asset Management
Joan Vidiella
Joan Vidiella
Managing Partner
Spinnia
Joaquin Linares García de Cossío
Joaquin Linares García de Cossío
Partner, Financial Advisory Real Estate
Deloitte
Reda Khatim
Reda Khatim
Managing Partner
Palm Capital
Gustavo Cardozo Lupi
Gustavo
Gustavo Cardozo Lupi
SVP, Country Manager SpainPrologis
Gustavo Cardozo is senior vice president and country manager for the Iberian market. Prior to January 2012, he was director of project management for Spain. He has vast experience in construction, development, acquisitions, dispositions, asset management and leasing of industrial real estate. Over the past few years, he has been able to position Prologis as the leading developer, owner and manager of industrial real estate in Spain. Upon moving to Spain in 1998, he worked as director of project management for large office, industrial and infrastructure developments for Gerens-Hill International. Previously, he was project manager of large touristic developments in Venezuela, Turks and Caicos Islands (BWI), and the U.S.
Gustavo De Lio
Gustavo
Gustavo De Lio
Partner - Managing DirectorGreenfield Invest
Experienced international managing director with a demonstrated history of working in the real estate and banking industry. Skilled in Deal making, Banking, Asset Management, Investment Properties, Cross Border and Real Estate Investment. Multi-national professional with a PDD focused in Corporate Finance, Barcelona from EADA and an MA in International Relations. Business sourcing and execution in Europe, USA and LatAm. Active in social and education development organizations.
Ion Saralegui
Ion
Ion Saralegui
Managing DirectorEurofund Capital Partners
Ion Saralegui se incorporó al Grupo Eurofund como director general de Eurofund Capital Partners en 2015. Entre 2010 y 2015 fue director de High Street & Tenant Representation de CBRE y anteriormente, y durante siete años, había ejercido como director de expansión de H&M para España y Portugal.
Javier Martin
Javier
Javier Martin
Senior Portfolio ManagerNuveen Real Estate
With more than 15 years’ real estate experience, Javier has been responsible for several assets, from Shopping Centres and Retail Parks to Logistic Warehouses, with a total GLA of 303,000 sqm, c. €400m AUM and c. €35m annual rent. He is responsible for Investment and Asset Management of Logistic assets, sourcing new investment opportunities in Spain and Portugal and leading the transaction process for logistics funds and mandates. Prior to joining the company in 2014, Javier was Property Manager at Cushman & Wakefield. He also worked for EXA and Negocenter, managing office assets. Prior to that, Javier was a Facility Manager for British Telecom in Spain. He started his professional career at Deloitte as a Financial Controller.
Jeff Pym
Jeff
Jeff Pym
CFO/DirectorDelin Capital Asset Management
Jeff is responsible for looking after our finances and banking relationships, and, also, is directly involved with raising capital with the team to grow the business. Jeff was previously consultant CFO for Tritax Big Box REIT, being part of the management team that launched the REIT in 2013, before becoming Chief Financial Officer for Tritax Management LLP in 2015. He has a wealth of experience having spent the last 24 years working across a range of real estate sub-sectors. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Moore Stephens in 1989 and holds a degree in Management Science and Physics from Keele University.
Joan Vidiella
Joan
Joan Vidiella
Managing PartnerSpinnia
Prior to founding SPINNIA, Joan developed his entire career in RE, both in Spain and abroad (UK, France, Germany, Poland, Portugal, Bahrain, the U.S. and Brazil), serving as Asset and Property Manager at Landscape (Bank Sabadell, with over €650 M AUM), International Director General at ESPAIS (developer with over €1 Bn investment), and Country Manager of SEGRO (REIT with €6 Bn AUM), among others. With more than €2.2 Bn of managed assets and €3.0 Bn in RE transactions, he is currently founder and managing partner of SPINNIA, a RE asset management company focused at sourcing, structuring and managing commercial RE projects. Education: BA (UB, Barcelona), MBA-MIM (ESADE, Barcelona), EFQM Model Assessor (Brussels) and MRICS (RICS, London).
Joaquin Linares García de Cossío
Joaquin
Joaquin Linares García de Cossío
Partner, Financial Advisory Real EstateDeloitte
Joaquin is partner of Real Estate at Deloitte Spain and he has more than 20 years of experience in the following areas: investments, strategy and management of assets and loans not only in the Residencial área, but also in the Commercial Real Estate. Before joining Deloitte, he was co-founder and leader of the Real Estate area in Copernicus Servicing, where he managed around 7 Billion euros in assets. Before founding Copernicus Servicing, Joaquín was Strategy Director fue Director de Estrategia of Real Estate Funds in ING Real Estate for South Europe, Portfolio Manager and Investments Director, executing more than 3 Billion Euros in sale purchase of Real Estate assets.
Reda Khatim
Reda
Reda Khatim
Managing PartnerPalm Capital
Reda Khatim is the Managing Partner of Palm Capital, which he launched in 2007. Palm is a pan European real estate investment firm, focusing on core plus and value add strategies. Palm has primarily invested in the UK and Spain. Palm has also recently raised a logistics focused pan European vehicle, targeting income opportunities in Northern Europe and development situations in Southern Europe. Prior to starting Palm, Reda was a founding principal of Citigroup Property Investors European opportunistic fund, €1.2bn pan European fund. He previously worked with Lonestar Funds in Europe and held various positions at Credit Suisse and Lazard. Reda holds a MBA from Harvard Business School
Shopping Centres vs Malls vs High Street Retail - Are the "physical" spaces surviving in the age of digital?
Alexandre Fernandes
Alexandre Fernandes
Director, Head of Investment and AM
Sonae Sierra
Alfonso Brunet
Alfonso Brunet
CEO
Castellana Properties Socimi S.A
Cristina Pérez Liz
Cristina Pérez Liz
Managing Director
Kennedy Wilson
Dilip Khullar
Dilip Khullar
Managing Director
Cadena Spain
Jan-Hendrik Walloch
Jan-Hendrik Walloch
Director Mergers & Acquisitions
ECE Projektmanagement
Jorge González
Jorge González
Finance & Corporate Director
Intu Management Spain S.L.
José Urrutia del Pozo
José Urrutia del Pozo
Asset Management Director
Intu Management Spain S.L.
Raphael Martin
Raphael Martin
CEO & Director General
Compagnie de Phalsbourg
Toby Cooper
Toby Cooper
Managing Director
Thor Equities
Vanessa Gelado
Vanessa Gelado
Investments & Strategy Director
Neinver
Alexandre Fernandes
Alexandre
Alexandre Fernandes
Director, Head of Investment and AMSonae Sierra
Alexandre Fernandes joined Sonae Sierra in 1997 as Development Manager of NorteShopping, later becoming the centre’s General Manager. In 2000 he was appointed Senior Asset Manager for Portugal and in 2002 he added Greece and Romania to his portfolio. Between 2008 and 2015 Alexandre oversaw all Sonae Sierra’s real estate investments in Portugal and Spain and is now responsible for Europe. Academic achievements: Degree in Electronics Engineering, Minho University; MSc in Management, University of Porto; MBA, ISEE University of Porto ; AMP, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid; Real Estate Executive Program, Harvard.
Alfonso Brunet
Alfonso
Alfonso Brunet
CEOCastellana Properties Socimi S.A
Bachelor in Business Administration with Concentration in Finance from Boston University (1994-98), Alfonso Brunet is since 2017, CEO of Castellana Properties REIT. Since the beginning of his professional career, Alfonso focused his work in the Real Estate sector. Between 1998 and 2006, he held different positions at CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) until he assumed the position of responsible for logistics and industrial assets. Later, between 2006 and 2017, he led Pradera Management in Spain, being in charge of national investments before assuming the position of Head of the Spanish office. In this position, he furthered his expertise in the Retail sector, among other areas, an area where he continues to work today as the CEO of CP REIT
Cristina Pérez Liz
Cristina
Cristina Pérez Liz
Managing DirectorKennedy Wilson
Ms Perez Liz, based in Madrid, is the Managing Director of Kennedy Wilson Spain and has almost 20 years of investment banking, real estate and capital markets experience throughout Spain and the rest of Europe. Prior to joining Kennedy Wilson, she was a Managing Director of Banco Santander’s restructuring unit for medium size corporates, and had previously played different roles at PwC, and Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan in London . Over her career, Ms Perez has intervened in the completion of more than 25bn in European real-estate related transactions, including equity, direct lending, mezzanine, securitisation, and restructuring work.
Dilip Khullar
Dilip
Dilip Khullar
Managing DirectorCadena Spain
Dilip is Cadena's Managing Director for Spain and in this capacity responsible for all aspects of Cadena's property development and investment activities on the Iberian Peninsula, having worked in Spain for 22 years. Prior to joining Cadena, Dilip held senior positions with US developer Hines and was Managing Director of Canadian investor and developer TrizecHahn Spain. Dilip holds undergraduate and post graduate degrees in Economics and Land Economy and an Advanced Certificate in innovation, management and technology from the MIT Sloan School of Business. He is a UK trained Chartered Surveyor, a member of the Urban Regeneration Council of the Urban Land Institute Europe and a partner of the business think tank the Círculo de Empresarios.
Jan-Hendrik Walloch
Jan-Hendrik
Jan-Hendrik Walloch
Director Mergers & AcquisitionsECE Projektmanagement
Jan-Hendrik Walloch has joined ECE in 2008 and is Director of Mergers & Acquisitions for Turkish, Spanish, Portuguese, Hungarian and German markets. He holds a degree in Business Administration and was working as a senior portfolio manager in the investment management team of Deutsche Genossenschafts-Hypothekenbank AG from 1999. In 2007 he joined Deutsche Industriebank AG as Director with responsibility for the commercial real estate structured finance portfolio.
Jorge González
Jorge
Jorge González
Finance & Corporate DirectorIntu Management Spain S.L.
Jorge leads the finance and corporate organization of Intu in Spain. Within his role of Director of Finance and Corporate, Jorge leads a group of more than 10 seasoned professionals who look after the financials, compliance and tax matters of the different intu companies in Spain. He plays a very active role in corporate transactions of Intu including new deals, financing and planning. Previously, Jorge worked for GE Capital for almost 12 years in several finance positions across Europe. His last assignment was Finance Director for GE Real Estate in Iberia.
José Urrutia del Pozo
José
José Urrutia del Pozo
Asset Management DirectorIntu Management Spain S.L.
Jose leads the Asset Management team at intu Spain since January 2014. He studied industrial engineering at the Comillas Pontifical University (ICAI), holds a masters in Industrial Management by the University of Birmingham and a PDG by IESE Business School. He has over 20 years’ experience in development direction, investment and asset management, mainly for large shopping centres but also properties with other purposes. He previously worked for British Land, Metrovacesa, Procisa and the Continente Group (currently Carrefour), among others.
Raphael Martin
Raphael
Raphael Martin
CEO & Director GeneralCompagnie de Phalsbourg
Raphaël Martin es presidente de Compañía de Phalsbourg, filial española de la compañía francesa Compagnie de Phalsbourg y responsable de la actividad de la empresa en España.
Toby Cooper
Toby
Toby Cooper
Managing DirectorThor Equities
Toby Cooper is a Managing Director, European Investments at Thor Equities, with a primary focus on London and Northern Europe. Mr. Cooper was previously a Fund Manager at DTZ Investors– and was responsible for constructing and managing the retail and leisure components of its UK Direct Property Funds for institutional and private clients – including overseeing more than £2 billion worth of transactions in London and rest of UK. Prior to that, he worked in the European Investment Valuations department at DTZ, focusing on acquisitions in the UK and Western Europe. Mr. Cooper graduated from Kingston University with a BA (Hons) degree in real estate investment. He is MRICS qualified.
Vanessa Gelado
Vanessa
Vanessa Gelado
Investments & Strategy DirectorNeinver
Vanessa Gelado is Fund, Investments and Strategy Director at NEINVER. In 2016, Vanessa led the restructuring of the IRUS European Retail Property Fund, a closed ended RE fund that had been launched in 2007. Vanessa, who counts with more than 15 years of experience, started her career as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley in London. She then joined Tishman Speyer where she successfully completed the firm’s Leadership Development Program before becoming the Portfolio Manager of the Tishman Speyer European Real Estate Venture VI, a closed ended real estate fund with more than €1 billion in commitments. She then joined Drago Capital, where she was Managing Director in charge of Acquisitions and Investor Relations.
Hospitality Products in Iberia - Sweet spot or overcrowded?
Cristina García-Peri
Cristina García-Peri
Head of Corporate Development & Strategy
Grupo Azora
Gregory Gilbert
Gregory Gilbert
Principal, Head of Iberia
Benson Elliot
Jesús Abellán Gómez
Jesús Abellán Gómez
CEO
Arum Group
José Luis Serra Diez
José Luis Serra Diez
Director of Expansion
OHL Desarrollos
Julio Delgado
Julio Delgado
CEO
Quinta da Ombria
Kirat Dhillon
Kirat Dhillon
Managing Director
Platinum Estates Limited
Montse Rius
Montse Rius
Managing Director Finance and Corporate
HI Partners
Philippine Derycke
Philippine Derycke
Presidenta & Consejera Delegada
Elaia Investments/ Batipart
Cristina García-Peri
Cristina
Cristina García-Peri
Head of Corporate Development & StrategyGrupo Azora
Cristina García-Peri is Head of Corporate Development and Strategy for the Azora Group, a private equity investment and asset management group managing c. €5bn of real estate assets in Spain and internationally. Prior to joining the Azora Group in 2011, she worked for 16 years in the investment- banking sector at both Merrill Lynch (2 years) and JP Morgan (14 years), where she held various positions in the area of Mergers and Acquisitions for 4 years and for 10 years as Managing Director responsible for Corporate Equity Derivatives for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Her last two years in investment banking took place at Merrill Lynch where, in addition to continuing to lead Corporate Equity Derivatives.
Gregory Gilbert
Gregory
Gregory Gilbert
Principal, Head of IberiaBenson Elliot
Gregg is a Principal and Head of Iberia at Benson Elliot, a pan-European real estate private equity fund investing across all asset classes. He dedicates his time to originating and analysing new equity and debt investment opportunities across Europe, with a primary focus on Spain and Portugal. In addition, Gregg manages Benson Elliot’s current investments in Spain. Gregg joined Benson Elliot in 2011 from Colony Capital, where he worked on debt and equity investments across Europe. Earlier in his career Gregg was a consultant at ERA, advising clients on the market and financial feasibility of large-scale hotel, residential, and leisure developments across the United States, Asia,
Jesús Abellán Gómez
Jesús
Jesús Abellán Gómez
CEOArum Group
Jesús Abellán holds a degree and MBA from ESADE (Barcelona). He also completed the FMP at Stanford University. He began his career on the treasury desk of Banc de Sabadell. Subsequently he spent five years as CFO of Cilsa, a subsidiary of Port de Barcelona, before becoming Head of Corporate Finance at Medgroup, a real estate investment and management company backed by George Soros’s real estate investment fund. He spent 12 years at Medgroup in different roles, ultimately becoming CEO. In 2009 he founded Impulse, specialized in managing real estate assets in different European countries. In 2017 he was appointed CEO of ArumGroup, company specialised in Development and Management of Resorts and Luxury Real Estate.
José Luis Serra Diez
José
José Luis Serra Diez
Director of ExpansionOHL Desarrollos
Jose Luis is Director of Expansion at OHL Developments, the RE Division of Grupo OHL. Jose Luis is based in Madrid and he is responsible for identifying and developing business opportunities internationally (European and Americas Regions). During his 4 years at OHL Developments he has been involved in the development of The Canalejas Project in Madrid; The Old War Office Project in London and The Mayakoba Project in Riviera Maya. Jose Luis holds a BA in Business from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE).
Julio Delgado
Julio
Julio Delgado
CEOQuinta da Ombria
Julio Delgado has a degree in Business and Economy by Seville University and a master degree in Hotels Management, by Madrid Polytechnic University. He also has a Master in Golf Management by Wales University/EADE, a General Manager Program in Cornell University New York and another Master in Real Estate Management, by Law and Economy Institute of Barcelona, among other courses. Julio has particular expertise on five star resorts management, standing out as CEO/GM at: PGA Catalunya Resort***** ; Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa***** in Italy ; La Manga Club Golf Resort***** in Cartagena ; La Cala Resort***** in Malaga, Resort Barceló Envía Golf & Spa***** in Almeria, among several other professional experiences on luxury tourism sector.
Kirat Dhillon
Kirat
Kirat Dhillon
Managing DirectorPlatinum Estates Limited
Kirat Dhillon is a Managing Director at Platinum Estates Limited based in London. Platinum is boutique real estate investment and advisory firm serving ultra high-net-worth clients. Established in 2012 we operate a highly focused investment platform, pursuing niche opportunities across Europe.
Montse Rius
Montse
Montse Rius
Managing Director Finance and CorporateHI Partners
Montse Rius is Managing Director Finance & Corporate Development at HI Partners, a Spanish leading real estate lodging company which currently owns 65 hotels representing circa 18,000 rooms, and member of Hispania’s Board of Directors. With over 15 years of experience in the sector, she began her career in the Corporate Finance Department at Ernst&Young and later joined Riva y Garcia. During this period, she executed M&A operations and capital market deals (right issues and IPOs). Additionally she is also Chairman of the Urban Land Institute Barcelona.
Philippine Derycke
Philippine
Philippine Derycke
Presidenta & Consejera DelegadaElaia Investments/ Batipart
Philippine Derycke is Head of Spain for Batipart group and CEO of Elaia Investment Spain (EIS). She was COO and CIO of EIS operations from 2016 to June 2017. She was previously in charge of international acquisitions within the French company Eurosic SIIC SA and has been actively envolved in the development of the Spanish companies. Philippine worked for four years as a senior real estate investment manager at Unibail-Rodamco. Previously, she worked in the real estate divisions of Carrefour and UBS.
Co-Working & Serviced Offices - One hit wonders or sure fire hits for the next cycle?
Carsten Czarnetzki
Carsten Czarnetzki
Country Head Spain
AEW Europe
Gerardo Manrique
Gerardo Manrique
Director
CR Management
Howard Pierce
Howard Pierce
Managing Partner
Urban Input
Juan Manuel Ortega Moreno
Juan Manuel Ortega Moreno
CIO
Inmobiliaria Colonial SOCIMI, S.A
Maxime Armand
Maxime Armand
COO & Co-Founder
Urban Campus
Nicolas Maciocia
Nicolas Maciocia
Head of Real Estate, Southern Europe
WeWork
Paco Hugas
Paco Hugas
Partner
Conren Tramway
Carsten Czarnetzki
Carsten
Carsten Czarnetzki
Country Head SpainAEW Europe
Carsten is Country Head for Spain as well as portfolio manager for AEW Europe Value Investors, a core-plus/value-add fund actively acquiring office assets across Europe. Carsten has over 15 years’ experience in acquiring and managing real estate assets throughout the US and Europe. Prior to joining AEW, Carsten was a Director at Generali, previously also working at Deutsche Bank M&A, JER Partners and Starwood Capital Group. Carsten is a German national, fluent in English, Spanish and French.
Gerardo Manrique
Gerardo
Gerardo Manrique
DirectorCR Management
Gerardo is a Director in the CR Investment Management team. Before joining CR, Gerardo spent 12 years at Citigroup, the last 5 of which were spent in the EMEA Real Estate finance team, where he executed over €3.5bn of European real estate debt. Gerardo has experience structuring complex financing structures for portfolios in a wide range of asset classes. Prior to that, he developed his career in corporate credit risk, and investment banking. Gerardo received a BS in Economics from ITAM, as well an MBA from IESE Business School.
Howard Pierce
Howard
Howard Pierce
Managing PartnerUrban Input
Howard has been working in the real estate sector since 1993 first in the London market and since 1998 in Spain. His UK experience was in the valuation, investment and agency areas of business. He is a founding partner of Urban Input (2004) and has been involved on both the investor relations and transaction sides of the business. Howard has a BSc (Hons) in Land Management from Reading University and is on the RICS Continental European Educational Standards Board.
Juan Manuel Ortega Moreno
Juan
Juan Manuel Ortega Moreno
CIOInmobiliaria Colonial SOCIMI, S.A
He joined Jones Lang Lasalle (JLL) in January 2001 and carried out various roles such as Senior Consultant in the Office Leasing Department and Head of the Residential Agency Division in Spain. In November 2005, he joined UBS Bank where he worked in Investment Management in the real estate sector and as Property Manager in Spain. Between 2011 and 2014, he was head of the Capital Markets area of JLL.
Maxime Armand
Maxime
Maxime Armand
COO & Co-FounderUrban Campus
Nicolas Maciocia
Nicolas
Nicolas Maciocia
Head of Real Estate, Southern EuropeWeWork
Nicolas is the Head of Real Estate, France & Southern Europe for WeWork. He is responsible for sourcing new locations, negotiating leases, working with landlords, external consultants and teams across WeWork to ensure business needs are met across the region. Nicolas holds a MSc in Hospitality Management and Real Estate from ESSEC Business School.
Paco Hugas
Paco
Paco Hugas
PartnerConren Tramway
Partner at Conren Tramway. Before that, he co-founded and developed Tramway Capital into a real estate investment and asset management firm with his partner Jaime Hugas. Prior to launching Tramway Capital, Paco was a partner at B Capital Partners, a real estate investment and asset management firm where he led sourcing, structuring and execution of real estate investments with private equity real estate opportunity funds. Paco developed his earlier career at DTZ and at Savills, co-leading the agency and investment department. He took part in transactions across most real estate market segments: office, industrial, logistics, retail and hotels.
Finance & Investment
Finding value through JV's - The only way in but any way up?
Participants
Alexandre PessegueiroSonae Sierra
Ignacio MeylánSAREB
Óscar Bernaldo de QuirosRound Hill Capital
Pedro BarcelóPatron Capital Europe
Teodoro DíezDrago
Global Investors - Have they priced domestic investors out of the playground?
Participants
Alberto Nin GaraizabalBrookfield
Antonio Simontalero SanturinoCBRE Global Investors
Audrey KleinCORESTATE Capital Partners
Cristina Pérez LizKennedy Wilson
Javier Muñoz NeiraKPMG S.A
Kris Van LanckerOptimus Global Investors
Laurence RappCastellana Properties (Vukile)
Miguel Torres LangAllianz Real Estate
Minh PhamSwiss Life Asset Managers
NPLs & NPAs - Ironstrong Iberia or has the shine worn off?
Participants
Carlos Portocarrero de las HerasClifford Chance
Mafalda DuarteLX Partners
Manuel EnrichSAREB
Debt vs Equity - With increasing competition, how does one find yields?
Participants
Alex MackenzieBlackstone
Alvaro ÍñiguezDrago
Eduardo GarcíaClifford Chance
Guillermo BergarecheCredit Agricole CIB
Ignacio Sánchez de LamadridCredit Agricole CIB
Jaime MartinezAQ Partners
Javier Ricote MateosCaixaBank
José Antonio Alarcón HernándezBanco Sabadell
Jose Garcia CedrunChenavari
José Ignacio Tramuns PladellorensBanco Sabadell
Manuel Gilpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG
Miguel LainezCale Street Partners
Thibault VallaLaSalle Investment Management UK
Walter De LunaIbero Capital Management
Finding value through JV's - The only way in but any way up?
Alexandre Pessegueiro
Alexandre Pessegueiro
Head of Asset Management - Spain
Sonae Sierra
Ignacio Meylán
Ignacio Meylán
Director de Venta Institucional
SAREB
Óscar Bernaldo de Quiros
Óscar Bernaldo de Quiros
Vice President Iberia
Round Hill Capital
Pedro Barceló
Pedro Barceló
Managing Director
Patron Capital Europe
Teodoro Díez
Teodoro Díez
Director de Asset Management
Drago
Alexandre Pessegueiro
Alexandre
Alexandre Pessegueiro
Head of Asset Management - SpainSonae Sierra
As Head of Asset Management at Sonae Sierra in Spain since July 2015, Alexandre Pessegueiro is in charge of the management of the group's assets in the country. Pessegueiro has almost 20 years' experience in the real estate sector working for Sonae Sierra since 2000. From 2004 to 2007 he was a coordinator of financial services and was subsequently named coordinator of the Treasury Management and Pan-European Shared Service Department. Before taking on his current position, he was Asset Manager of Sonae Sierra in Spain where he was evolved in several acquisitions, dispositions and joint venture agreements of real estate schemes. Alexandre Pessegueiro has a degree in Business Administration from the School of Economics.
Ignacio Meylán
Ignacio
Ignacio Meylán
Director de Venta InstitucionalSAREB
Head of Institutional Sales at Sareb since 2017. Previously, he has hold other roles in the company: he was responsible for supervising the performance of the portfolio granted to Spanish Servicer Solvia under Ibero Agreement, and he led the structuring of the first joint venture vehicle undertook by Sareb in 2013. Before joining Sareb, he held positions as leader of servicing entities, management and advising in Hipoges. He started his career in debt management and real estate assets in Multigestión Iberia and previously was the Director of administration and finance in a real estate company. Nacho has an Executive Master in Real Estate from IE Business School and Bachelor´s Degree in Business Administration from USP CEU.
Óscar Bernaldo de Quiros
Óscar
Óscar Bernaldo de Quiros
Vice President IberiaRound Hill Capital
Vice President of Round Hill Capital. He graduated from Architecture and Business Studies, and specialized in Corporate Finance. During his career he has covered a wide range of opportunistic and value add products in Private Equity RE, including hotels, residential, resort developments and retail, in addition to alternative assets. After working at Colliers Real Estate in both Capital Markets and Corporate Finance, he recently joined Round Hill Capital.
Pedro Barceló
Pedro
Pedro Barceló
Managing DirectorPatron Capital Europe
Mr. Barcelo manages Patron’s office in Barcelona and has responsibility for the origination, due diligence, execution, structuring, financing and asset management of investments in Spain, where he has undertaken investments above 500m over different real estate asset classes over the past 13 years. Mr. Barcelo formally joined Patron in 2004, after working as loan originator at Hypo Real Estate Bank International, where he spent three years focusing on project & corporate loan origination, initially in London and subsequently in Madrid. Previously, Mr. Barcelo worked for a year at Enron in the investment department in London and also worked for two years at Hines in the development of the Diagonal Mar mixed used project in Barcelona.
Teodoro Díez
Teodoro
Teodoro Díez
Director de Asset ManagementDrago
Teodoro is Managing Director of the Asset Management Department at Drago, an investment and property management platform which operates in Spain and Portugal since 2001 and in Miami since 2017. Before that, he was 6 years in Axa Real Estate, responsible for the management of a diversified portfolio over €300 million in assets. Prior to that, he worked in Grupo LAR for over 2 years. Drago has assets under management over €800 million. He Joined Drago in 2014.
Global Investors - Have they priced domestic investors out of the playground?
Alberto Nin Garaizabal
Alberto Nin Garaizabal
Vice President
Brookfield
Antonio Simontalero Santurino
Antonio Simontalero Santurino
Country Manager Iberia
CBRE Global Investors
Audrey Klein
Audrey Klein
Managing Director
CORESTATE Capital Partners
Cristina Pérez Liz
Cristina Pérez Liz
Managing Director
Kennedy Wilson
Javier Muñoz Neira
Javier Muñoz Neira
Partner Head of Asset Management
KPMG S.A
Kris Van Lancker
Kris Van Lancker
Managing Director
Optimus Global Investors
Laurence Rapp
Laurence Rapp
Chairman
Castellana Properties (Vukile)
Miguel Torres Lang
Miguel Torres Lang
Head of Iberia
Allianz Real Estate
Minh Pham
Minh Pham
‎Senior Fund & Portfolio Manager
Swiss Life Asset Managers
Alberto Nin Garaizabal
Alberto
Alberto Nin Garaizabal
Vice PresidentBrookfield
Alberto is a Vice President at Brookfield Asset Management, where he’s responsible for sourcing, underwriting, structuring and executing real estate investments in Southern Europe. Prior to joining Brookfield in 2016, Alberto had worked since 2014 for H.I.G. Capital as part of the distressed and real estate principal investment team in Madrid. Previously he had worked for UBS Investment Bank, with roles both in London and Madrid, where he gained significant expertise in M&A, equity and debt transactions across several sectors, asset classes and jurisdictions.
Antonio Simontalero Santurino
Antonio
Antonio Simontalero Santurino
Country Manager IberiaCBRE Global Investors
Head of Investment Operations of CBRE Global Investors in Spain and Portugal. He's more than 18 years’ experience in RE investment management, financial management, corporate finance and management consulting. He's responsible for the Iberian business activities, managing a portfolio of EUR 3 bi invested in retail, logistic, offices and student housing. His past experience includes senior positions in asset and financial management of large RE portfolios. Before joining CBRE Global Investors (formerly ING RE), he worked for 6 years in the consulting industry: McKinsey & Co. and Andersen Consulting.He's a double degree in Business Adm (major in Finance) and Law by ICADE (Universidad Pontificia de Comillas). He's CFA charterholder since 2006.
Audrey Klein
Audrey
Audrey Klein
Managing DirectorCORESTATE Capital Partners
Managing Director for Equity Raising for Institutional Investors globally (ex-Germany), Responsible for Establishing (new) client contacts for the Corestate Group within institutional investors outside of Germany; advising, supporting and implementing product ideas; leading our London-based client relations team; Supporting, assisting and advising the Corestate Group with respect to back-to-frontprocess (in particular related to sourcing of the right deals, structuring of deals in line with the needs of the client base and preparing and implementing sales and after sales activities in relation to aforementioned functions); developing new standards.
Cristina Pérez Liz
Cristina
Cristina Pérez Liz
Managing DirectorKennedy Wilson
Ms Perez Liz, based in Madrid, is the Managing Director of Kennedy Wilson Spain and has almost 20 years of investment banking, real estate and capital markets experience throughout Spain and the rest of Europe. Prior to joining Kennedy Wilson, she was a Managing Director of Banco Santander’s restructuring unit for medium size corporates, and had previously played different roles at PwC, and Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan in London . Over her career, Ms Perez has intervened in the completion of more than 25bn in European real-estate related transactions, including equity, direct lending, mezzanine, securitisation, and restructuring work.
Javier Muñoz Neira
Javier
Javier Muñoz Neira
Partner Head of Asset ManagementKPMG S.A
Javier Muñoz Neira cuenta con más de 30 años de experiencia en el sector financiero. Ha sido responsable del sector financiero de KPMG en España entre los 2008 y 2011. Asimismo, fue responsable de auditoría de este sector entre 2008 y 2018, y Global Lead Partner de cuentas estratégicas desde 2004 hasta 2018. Como responsable de Asset Management, dirige la prestación de servicios transversales y multisectoriales relacionados con la cadena de inversión de los flujos de capital (inversores, distribuidores, gestores de activos, servicing, vehículos, portfolios, etc.) aplicando un enfoque más amplio e integrado que permite a los clientes aprovechar las sinergias de nuestros servicios.
Kris Van Lancker
Kris
Kris Van Lancker
Managing DirectorOptimus Global Investors
Kris has over 20 years’ experience as an investment professional. After 15 years in senior positions at various investment banks in the City of London, where he successfully executed a wide range of investment solutions and strategic deals for his clients, he founded Optimus Global Investors. Optimus, with its global customer base, sources and advices on real estate investment opportunities in Spain. Kris is also Investment Manager at Optimus Investments, which specializes in acquiring and developing undervalued, small-mid size centrally-located residential buildings in Madrid. Kris speaks 6 languages, holds degrees in International Business and Economics and is a Financial Conduct Authority UK qualified Investment Advisor.
Laurence Rapp
Laurence
Laurence Rapp
ChairmanCastellana Properties (Vukile)
Laurence Rapp is the Chairman of Castellana Property Socimi which focuses on the retail sector. He is the former Chairman of the South African Reit Association. Prior to joining the real estate industry some seven years ago, Laurence’s career was focused on investment banking.
Miguel Torres Lang
Miguel
Miguel Torres Lang
Head of IberiaAllianz Real Estate
Miguel Torres is the Head of Iberia of Allianz Real Estate since opening the Madrid office in July 2016. Before joining Allianz, Miguel worked for GE Capital over 20 years in the real estate and infrastructure sectors in Madrid, Mexico, New York and London. His last two assignments where has Head of GE Capital Real Estate in Mexico (2013-15) and Spain (2011-13). Miguel has an MBA from Columbia University in New York, and is a graduate of Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (Madrid) in business and economics (E2).
Minh Pham
Minh
Minh Pham
‎Senior Fund & Portfolio ManagerSwiss Life Asset Managers
Mr. Pham is a Senior Fund & Portfolio Manager at Swiss Life Asset Managers, responsible for acquisitions in France, Belgium and Luxembourg for Swiss Life’s German and Swiss funds, as well as sourcing, structuring and executing deals in Italy, Spain and Portugal for the group. Prior to that, he was at GE Real Estate in a number of roles, the last one being European Head of Portfolio Management, as well as at Lehman Brothers Real Estate Partners where he was a Principal responsible for investments in France. Mr. Pham also worked as a project engineer for the City of Vancouver. Mr. Pham holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from McGill University, a Masters in Engineering from the University of British Columbia and an M.B.A. from INSEAD.
NPLs & NPAs - Ironstrong Iberia or has the shine worn off?
Carlos Portocarrero de las Heras
Carlos Portocarrero de las Heras
Head of Real Estate
Clifford Chance
Mafalda Duarte
Mafalda Duarte
CFO
LX Partners
Manuel Enrich
Manuel Enrich
Director, Investor Relations
SAREB
Carlos Portocarrero de las Heras
Carlos
Carlos Portocarrero de las Heras
Head of Real EstateClifford Chance
Carlos is partner in Clifford Chance since 2002 and specialises in complex transactions, such as acquisition/sale of real estate portfolios, NPLs portfolios, sale & leaseback and real estate joint ventures. He has recently advised Värde Partners on the acquisition of the Aliseda servicing platform and the credit card business from Banco Popular, TPG on the acquisition of the ServiHabitat real estate asset servicing platform, Bankia on the sale of the Foster Tower, Kennedy Wilson on the acquisition of a portfolio of retail assets. Carlos Portocarrero was the Partner responsible for the major sales and leasebacks carried out by banks in Europe.
Mafalda Duarte
Mafalda
Mafalda Duarte
CFOLX Partners
Manuel Enrich
Manuel
Manuel Enrich
Director, Investor RelationsSAREB
Manuel graduated in Business Administration from Denver University (Colorado, USA) and holds an MBA from the University of Notre Dame. He has worked almost his whole career in Investor Relations. He joins Sareb from the consultancy King Worldwide Investor Relations, where he worked for the past four years. He was also the Founder and Managing Partner of Logical IR Solutions, Director of Strategy and External Relations at Parquesol Inmobiliaria, CEO of Eurocofin Investor Relations, Director of Equities at AB Asesores Bursatiles, Director of Investor Relations at Bankinter, and CEO of Link Securities, among other roles. He founded the Spanish Association of Investor Relations, being an Honorary Member and serving on it's Board.
Debt vs Equity - With increasing competition, how does one find yields?
Alex Mackenzie
Alex Mackenzie
Principal
Blackstone
Alvaro Íñiguez
Alvaro Íñiguez
Director General
Drago
Eduardo García
Eduardo García
Capital Markets, Partner
Clifford Chance
Guillermo Bergareche
Guillermo Bergareche
MD, Head of Real Estate
Credit Agricole CIB
Ignacio Sánchez de Lamadrid
Ignacio Sánchez de Lamadrid
MD, Head of Structured Finance
Credit Agricole CIB
Jaime Martinez
Jaime Martinez
Investment Director
AQ Partners
Javier Ricote Mateos
Javier Ricote Mateos
Senior Director Real Estate
CaixaBank
José Antonio Alarcón Hernández
José Antonio Alarcón Hernández
Director Estrategia y Análisis
Banco Sabadell
Jose Garcia Cedrun
Jose Garcia Cedrun
Director of Real Estate
Chenavari
José Ignacio Tramuns Pladellorens
José Ignacio Tramuns Pladellorens
Head of CRE Structuring EMEA
Banco Sabadell
Manuel Gil
Manuel Gil
Head of Real Estate Finance Spain
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG
Miguel Lainez
Miguel Lainez
Principal
Cale Street Partners
Thibault Valla
Thibault Valla
Director
LaSalle Investment Management UK
Walter De Luna
Walter De Luna
CEO & Founder
Ibero Capital Management
Alex Mackenzie
Alex
Alex Mackenzie
PrincipalBlackstone
Alex Mackenzie is a Principal in the Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies business, based in London. Before joining Blackstone, he spent five years at Oaktree Capital Management as a Senior Vice President, focusing on the acquisition and asset management of RE equity and distressed debt investment opportunities in the UK and Europe. Prior to that, he worked in Deutsche Bank’s Real Estate Special Situations Group as a Vice President focused on acquisition of RE NPL portfolios and origination of high yield loans in the US and the UK. Mr. Mackenzie received a BS in Economics from the Wharton School, as well as a BA in Economic History from the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated cum laude.
Alvaro Íñiguez
Alvaro
Alvaro Íñiguez
Director GeneralDrago
Alvaro is Managing Director of D Debt Solutions, a platform dedicated to provide specialized financing to the real estate sector. Before that, he was Senior Manager at PWC, responsible for companies restructuring and real estate projects. Prior to that, he worked in IREA refinancing real estate companies. He began his career in 2005 working at CBRE in the Corporate Finance team. Alvaro has been involved in NPLs transactions and debt refinancing procedures for a global amount of €5bn and over €40 bn involving M&A
Eduardo García
Eduardo
Eduardo García
Capital Markets, PartnerClifford Chance
Eduardo joined Clifford Chance as a lawyer of the Banking & Capital Markets Group of the Madrid Office in 1998. He was named partner within the Capital Markets department in May 2011. He specialises in Real Estate Finance, Portfolios, Structure Finance, Project Finance and has a broad expertise in Acquisition Finance. Eduardo also specialises in PFI / PPP, all of them in a Spanish and international context. Eduardo has worked on a significant number of innovative transactions in the capital markets area. He advises both credit institutions and corporate entities.
Guillermo Bergareche
Guillermo
Guillermo Bergareche
MD, Head of Real EstateCredit Agricole CIB
1997-2001 – Education at CUNEF, Major in Finance. 2001-2003 – Lehman Brothers, Analyst, Mergers & Acquisitions, London. 2003-2008 – Crédit Agricole CIB, Associate Director, Project and Acquisition Finance, Madrid. 2009-2016 – Crédit Agricole CIB, Managing Director, Head of Real Estate and Hotel Group Spain, Madrid
Ignacio Sánchez de Lamadrid
Ignacio
Ignacio Sánchez de Lamadrid
MD, Head of Structured FinanceCredit Agricole CIB
1990-1996– Education at SAN PABLO CEU, Dual program: BSc in Business Administration and Law Degree. Madrid 1995-1996- South Bank University, Major in Finance. London 1997-2000 – Schroder Salomon Smith Barney (Citigroup), Associate, Investment Banking Department. Madrid. 2002-2006 – Crédit Agricole CIB, Associate Director, Project Finance Iberia. Madrid. 2007-2010 – Crédit Agricole CIB, Director, Head of Project Finance Iberia. Madrid. 2011-2016 – Crédit Agricole CIB, Managing Director, Head of Structured Finance Iberia. Madrid.
Jaime Martinez
Jaime
Jaime Martinez
Investment DirectorAQ Partners
Jaime joined Oquendo capital in 2017 to later be part of the founding team of AQP, Previously, Jaime worked for 11 years at Citigroup, where he was most recently responsible for Spanish Real Estate clients. He also worked at Lehman Brothers in London.
Javier Ricote Mateos
Javier
Javier Ricote Mateos
Senior Director Real EstateCaixaBank
Javier Ricote Mateos, Senior Director of the Commercial Real Estate Structured Finance team at Caixabank - CIB. With 15 years of experience in Investment Banking and Structured Finance, developing functions in origination and structuring of Syndicated, Corporate and Project Finance operations, national and international. Since 2008 he has been part of the Real Estate Structured Finance team and since 2014 he has been a Senior Director of Real Estate at Caixabank. The CaixaBank team is one of the main spanish lenders and market leaders in structured commercial operations of Commercial Real Estate, with special mention to the financing of projects of Shopping Centers, Offices and Hotels
José Antonio Alarcón Hernández
José
José Antonio Alarcón Hernández
Director Estrategia y AnálisisBanco Sabadell
José A. Alarcón is Head of Real Estate Strategy at Banc Sabadell, with a portfolio under management of nearly €24 billion (including REOs and REDs), annual REO sales over €2 billion and annual new development financing over €1,5 billion. He joined the Group in 2009 after having developed his career in construction and Real Estate. He is a Civil Engineer (UPC), has a Degree in Business Administration (UB) and MBA (ESADE).
Jose Garcia Cedrun
Jose
Jose Garcia Cedrun
Director of Real EstateChenavari
José has over 13 years of real estate experience. Jose is responsible for the investment activity of Chenavari in Spain. Recently, he has acquired several NPL portfolios in exceeds of €600M in Spain and originated direct lending over a total amount of €100M. He was also board member of Merlin Properties Socimi. Prior to this, José was Director of the Investment Team at Drago Capital (a €2.7B real estate private equity manager) and participated in all the deals structured by Drago over the last decade with a total investment volume of €3.0bn predominantly in the Iberia region. He holds a degree in Business Administration from the Complutense University of Madrid and a MA Real Estate Business Management from ICADE.
José Ignacio Tramuns Pladellorens
José
José Ignacio Tramuns Pladellorens
Head of CRE Structuring EMEABanco Sabadell
José-Ignacio Tramuns is the Head of CRE Structuring EMEA at Banco Sabadell. He joined Banco Sabadell in 2006 as a member of the Structured Real Estate Finance team, and afterwards was the CIO-Real Estate in BanSanbadell Inversión, with more than €1 billion under management. Prior to joining Banco Sabadell, he gained experience in Real Estate and Private Banking in firms such as Aguirre Newman and Morgan Stanley. He graduated in Economics with an MBA from ESADE Business School.
Manuel Gil
Manuel
Manuel Gil
Head of Real Estate Finance Spainpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG
Manuel Gil is Head of Real Estate Finance Spain at pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, based in Madrid. Manuel’s experience in the commercial property finance industry spans nearly 20 years, starting at the former Eurohypo in Frankfurt (and later Madrid), moving on to RBS in Madrid for over 5 years, and then on to pbb, where he has held various underwriting and origination positions over the last decade from which he has participated in a number of Iberian as well as pan-European, Central Eastern, German and UK deals covering the whole spectrum of real estate asset classes and financing structures, including workouts. At present he heads up pbb’s Spanish Real Estate Finance operations, focusing of deal origination.
Miguel Lainez
Miguel
Miguel Lainez
PrincipalCale Street Partners
Miguel is a principal in Cale Street’s investment team, involved in sourcing, structuring and executing transactions across asset classes and geographies. Before joining Cale Street, Miguel spent three years at Goldman Sachs, where he was part of the EMEA Real Estate and Leisure M&A team. Miguel has an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA in Law and in Business from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas – ICADE.
Thibault Valla
Thibault
Thibault Valla
DirectorLaSalle Investment Management UK
11-year experience in European RE investment on both the debt and equity side: 7-year in transactions at GERE (Paris, Madrid and London offices) both equity and debt side and 4-year origination/execution role in the debt and special situations investments (construction finance and Mezzanine finance/preferred equity investment against standing assets in UK and Continental Europe). French native, fluent in English and Spanish
Walter De Luna
Walter
Walter De Luna
CEO & FounderIbero Capital Management
Walter de Luna holds a PhD in economics and business finance from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), a degree in Law and Business Administration from Comillas Pontifical University (ICADE E3) and is an associate professor at the IE Business School. Earlier in his career, he was the CEO of Acciona Inmobiliaria. Prior to this, he was the General Director and Board member of SAREB from its creation in November 2012.Most of his career has been within ING, and he has been General Director of ING Real Estate for Spain and Portugal. At the beginning of his career he worked in different companies of Corporación Mondragón in the area of corporate finance.
Residential
Rethinking Residential - Rising rents, gentrification and home ownership, any way forward for development?
Participants
Brian BetelActivum SG
Ignacio OcejoKronos Investment Group
Ignacio Pareja SierraMomentum Reim
Javier BallesterTaylor Wimpey España
Javier CornejoCornex Capital
Joaquín RosQ21
Jordi Sans DomenechVolumetric
Mauricio MesaCordia Romania (Futureal Group)
Tomás GonzálezDeloitte
Victor Perez AriasActivum SG
PRS, Co-living & Purpose Built Student Housing - How far off are we from an institutional asset class?
Participants
Alberto López Balbasby Urbania
Alberto VallsDeloitte
Antonio Simontalero SanturinoCBRE Global Investors
Carlo MattaCA Ventures
Fabrizio AgrimiVBARE
Jeffrey Sújar BlancoSyllabus by Urbania
Juan Manuel AcostaGreystar
Juan PepaStoneshield Capital
Maxime ArmandUrban Campus
Michael AbelTPG
Olivier SchwendRound Hill Capital
Pablo Erik Alvargonzalez RamosUrsus Kapital
Rethinking Residential - Rising rents, gentrification and home ownership, any way forward for development?
Brian Betel
Brian Betel
Managing Partner
Activum SG
Ignacio Ocejo
Ignacio Ocejo
Partner Responsible for Spain & Portugal
Kronos Investment Group
Ignacio Pareja Sierra
Ignacio Pareja Sierra
CEO
Momentum Reim
Javier Ballester
Javier Ballester
Director General
Taylor Wimpey España
Javier Cornejo
Javier Cornejo
CEO
Cornex Capital
Joaquín Ros
Joaquín Ros
CEO
Q21
Jordi Sans Domenech
Jordi Sans Domenech
General Manager
Volumetric
Mauricio Mesa
Mauricio Mesa
General Manager, Cordia Romania
Cordia Romania (Futureal Group)
Tomás González
Tomás González
Director
Deloitte
Victor Perez Arias
Victor Perez Arias
CEO
Activum SG
Brian Betel
Brian
Brian Betel
Managing PartnerActivum SG
Brian has worked for 25 years in the RE sector investing and managing assets in 6 countries covering a wide range of products in Private Equity RE including CRE value add, turnarounds and residential, hotel and resort development in addition to alternative asset classes. Brian has a further specialty in debt and NPL acquisitions and workouts navigating insolvency processes to unlock value in distressed special situations. He spent 14 years in North America and Europe at a major PE fund with his final position as MD in Spain before opening the ASG Iberia office in Spain as the Managing Partner and setting up ASG Homes Propcorp as a Founding Partner currently developing multifamily residential projects in ten cities throughout Spain.
Ignacio Ocejo
Ignacio
Ignacio Ocejo
Partner Responsible for Spain & PortugalKronos Investment Group
I started my career in Metrovacesa in the 90's where I occupied several positions. From 1998 to 2001 I was Regional Director for Andalucia. In 2001 I was hired from Grupo Lar as Regional Director of Andalucia. In 2006 I came to Madrid as General Director of Spain and Portugal for residential offices and industrial business. In 2014 I started with Kronos.
Ignacio Pareja Sierra
Ignacio
Ignacio Pareja Sierra
CEOMomentum Reim
Ignacio es socio fundador de Momentum REIM y responsable de desarrollo de negocio desde 2008. Estudió Derecho en ICADE y Administración de Empresas en UNED.Tiene un Master en Gestión de PYMEs por la EOI y Máster Dirección de negocios inmobiliarios de ICADE. De 2004 a 2012 ha sido profesor de Postgrado de ICADE. En el año 2000 comenzó su carrera profesional en la división de consultoría inmobiliaria de Arthur Andersen.Tras años experiencia en el sector ocupó el puesto de CEO en Grupo Gesfesa y Director General Adjunto en Grupo Vemusa, empresas inmobiliarias centradas en el negocio de promoción residencial y terciaria. MOMENTUM nace en 2008 con la convicción de que el cambio de ciclo generaría buenas oportunidades de negocio inmobiliario.
Javier Ballester
Javier
Javier Ballester
Director GeneralTaylor Wimpey España
35 years at TW ES Started professional career at TW ES in 1980’s. Became Managing Director in 1988. Senior Executive Development Programme from Cranfield University Management of Real Estate Companies from IESE
Javier Cornejo
Javier
Javier Cornejo
CEOCornex Capital
Javier es CEO y fundador de Cornex Capital, creada en 2004. Especializado en identificar, originar y asesorar operaciones de inversión inmobiliaria en Barcelona y Madrid, todo tipo de activos con volumen de inversión mayor de €500M en los últimos años. Dirige transacciones complejas, refinanciaciones, y restructuraciones de empresas inmobiliarias, buscando operaciones donde generar valor, negocia en nombre de los inversores, logrando acuerdos, gestiona los activos hasta desinvertir, y realizar obteniendo la mayor rentabilidad posible. Javier estudió Historia del Arte, Management y Urbanismo.
Joaquín Ros
Joaquín
Joaquín Ros
CEOQ21
Joaquín Ros has more than 20 years’ experience in the Spanish Real Estate sector, as Director of Real Estate companies: Founder & CEO of Q21 Real Estate SL., a developer growing strongly in the residential market with a current portfolio of more than 1600 homes on the market. Director General of Grupo Pinar, developer specialized in homes in Spain, Portugal and Brazil, which managed and completed investments totaling over 1.5 billion euros. Financial Director at GMP, one of the largest developers and managers in the office sector in Spain. During his time at GMP, Joaquín Ros participated in the acquisition and management of real estate valuing 1.5 billion euros.
Jordi Sans Domenech
Jordi
Jordi Sans Domenech
General ManagerVolumetric
Jordi Sans is General Manager of Volumetric. Member of the family owners.Since 1999 leads real estate division of Grup Volumetric, and with his team of professionals has developed 270,000 sqm of land and built 437,000 sqm, mainly residential. He has also managed refurbishment projects, logistics, commercial and office buildings. In 2006 he started up partner companies in Poland, Romania and Hungary recruiting local management teams and adapting to each country the systems and working philosophy of the group. In those countries we have built 1,150 homes. Under his management Volumetric has developed projects continuously since 2000.
Mauricio Mesa
Mauricio
Mauricio Mesa
General Manager, Cordia RomaniaCordia Romania (Futureal Group)
Mauricio is since 2016 General Director at CORDIA (FUTUREAL GROUP) Romania and since 2019 also for Spain. With projects worth € 3 billion, Futureal has become a dominant player in the Central European property market. We are engaged in large-scale mixed use urban renewal projects, residential, office and retail development, redevelopment projects and commercial property investments, as well as providing structured finance solutions. With our residential arm CORDIA we are investing in major cities in Spain in the middle and upper middle segment of the market, mainly for first residence. Available equity for Spain is EUR 100+ million. Actively looking for investment opportunities.
Tomás González
Tomás
Tomás González
DirectorDeloitte
Tomas joined Deloitte’s Financial Advisory industry group in the Real Estate area in 2015. He is currently the Director of Deloitte's Real Estate industry group in Spain and leading the RE Servicing practice in Spain During his professional career, Tomas has worked as a Business Development Management in BBVA Consumer Finance and a Consultancy Director in Quadratia.
Victor Perez Arias
Victor
Victor Perez Arias
CEOActivum SG
Consejero Delegado de ASG Homes. Previamente, desde enero de 2016, Victor ocupó el puesto de Managing Director de ASG Iberia. Antes de unirse a ASG, Víctor trabajó en CBRE España como Director de Optimización de Activos y Gestión del Desarrollo, y miembro no Ejecutivo del Consejo. Era responsable del análisis de las nuevas operaciones y la generación de nuevas inversiones "fuera de mercado" y activos con gestión y promoción. Antes de CBRE, Víctor fue Director General y miembro del Consejo de IDL Inverdolsa, grupo inmobiliario español con actividades de promoción, de inversión y construcción. Víctor ha estado involucrado en promociones por un valor de más de 500 millones de €. Comenzó su carrera en CBRE
PRS, Co-living & Purpose Built Student Housing - How far off are we from an institutional asset class?
Alberto López Balbas
Alberto López Balbas
Managing ​Partner
by Urbania
Alberto Valls
Alberto Valls
Head of Real Estate
Deloitte
Antonio Simontalero Santurino
Antonio Simontalero Santurino
Country Manager Iberia
CBRE Global Investors
Carlo Matta
Carlo Matta
Head of Europe
CA Ventures
Fabrizio Agrimi
Fabrizio Agrimi
Director General
VBARE
Jeffrey Sújar Blanco
Jeffrey Sújar Blanco
CEO
Syllabus by Urbania
Juan Manuel Acosta
Juan Manuel Acosta
Managing Director/ Head of Spain
Greystar
Juan Pepa
Juan Pepa
Managing Partner
Stoneshield Capital
Maxime Armand
Maxime Armand
COO & Co-Founder
Urban Campus
Michael Abel
Michael Abel
Partner
TPG
Olivier Schwend
Olivier Schwend
Acquisitions & Global Investment MGMT
Round Hill Capital
Pablo Erik Alvargonzalez Ramos
Pablo Erik Alvargonzalez Ramos
Founder
Ursus Kapital
Alberto López Balbas
Alberto
Alberto López Balbas
Managing ​Partnerby Urbania
Co-founder and Managing Director of by Urbania. ​Founder of ​Syllabus the student housing company owned by Urbania. Mr. Lopez is directly involved in the execution of all transactions – originating, underwriting, financing and asset managing properties. Mr. Lopez has successfully transacted in several countries and negotiated strategic joint ventures and lead fund raising efforts with hedge funds and PE funds. In addition to co-overseeing all investment and development activities of the firm​.​ ​He​ ​chairs the Board of ​Syllabus, a first class student living concept with over ​25​00 beds in Spain and an aggressive growth plan to become the market leader in off-campus residences.
Alberto Valls
Alberto
Alberto Valls
Head of Real EstateDeloitte
Alberto Valls (MRICS) is the Head of Real Estate at Deloitte Spain. He is a member of the Deloitte Global Real Estate Leadership Committee. Alberto started his career 23 years ago at Arthur Andersen and became a partner of Deloitte in 2008. He is specialized on Real Estate Advisory, M&A, Capital Markets (IPOs), Debt Advisory and Restructuring. He focuses on the execution of domestic and cross-border Real Estate transactions
Antonio Simontalero Santurino
Antonio
Antonio Simontalero Santurino
Country Manager IberiaCBRE Global Investors
Head of Investment Operations of CBRE Global Investors in Spain and Portugal. He's more than 18 years’ experience in RE investment management, financial management, corporate finance and management consulting. He's responsible for the Iberian business activities, managing a portfolio of EUR 3 bi invested in retail, logistic, offices and student housing. His past experience includes senior positions in asset and financial management of large RE portfolios. Before joining CBRE Global Investors (formerly ING RE), he worked for 6 years in the consulting industry: McKinsey & Co. and Andersen Consulting.He's a double degree in Business Adm (major in Finance) and Law by ICADE (Universidad Pontificia de Comillas). He's CFA charterholder since 2006.
Carlo Matta
Carlo
Carlo Matta
Head of EuropeCA Ventures
Carlo heads the CA Ventures’ European platform and he is responsible for all development activity, acquisitions and operations in the region. Prior to that he had set-up and served as CEO for Actis London development platform in West Africa where he developed $500m of commercial class A assets. Between 2002 and 2010, he spent eight years as MD with Hines Europe. His time with Hines included responsibilities for the development of large mix-use scheme Porta Nuova in Milan, the pan-European Hines European Development Fund and the Hines CalPERS Spain Fund. He is a registered architect, graduated from the Politecnico di Torino (Italy) and received an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin
Fabrizio Agrimi
Fabrizio
Fabrizio Agrimi
Director GeneralVBARE
Fabrizio Agrimi has a wide knowledge and experience of real estate industry in Spain as well as internationally. Prior to joining VBARE Iberian Properties SOCIMI in November 2017, he was Managing Director and Partner in Altan Capital, part of the Altamar Group and one of the leading international real estate investment manager in Spain. Previously he was part of the Investment team at Aguirre Newman, where he participated in the acquisition and sale of numerous real estate assets. He also worked in Milan and London in the distinguished law firm Vita Samory, Fabrini as part of the M&A, Private Equity and Financial Services team.
Jeffrey Sújar Blanco
Jeffrey
Jeffrey Sújar Blanco
CEOSyllabus by Urbania
Jeffrey holds a Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering and more than 20 years’ experience in Management and Business Development in the Real Estate area. In 2018 he joined Urbania International as CEO of Syllâbus, Urbania subsidary, leading the company’s operations as well as strategy, investment advisory and structuring. Syllâbus is a Property Development Company specialised in the delivery of prime Student Accommodation. Nowadays, he is also Proffesor at IE School of Architecture and Design. Prior to Syllâbus, Jeffrey held a position as Vice-President and Managing Director at Hill International and he was Development Director of Shopping Centre Specialist at Sonae Sierra.
Juan Manuel Acosta
Juan
Juan Manuel Acosta
Managing Director/ Head of SpainGreystar
Prior to joining Greystar, Mr. Acosta worked within CBRE’s Global Investment Partners (“CBRE GIP") as well at ING Real Estate, where he was responsible for sourcing, acquisitions and portfolio management across Continental Europe. Since joining CBRE GIP in 2011, Juan has been responsible for the acquisition and management of over €2.5bn of assets including €1.5bn of residential and student housing opportunities throughout Continental Europe. Juan started his career in 2003 at PwC Argentina in the advisory practice before joining ING Group in 2007. Juan received his MSc in International Finance at Amsterdam University.
Juan Pepa
Juan
Juan Pepa
Managing PartnerStoneshield Capital
Juan co-founded Stoneshield Capital in 2018 and serves as Co-Managing Partner of the Firm. Previously he was at the Lone Star Funds for a decade. Whilst at Lone Star he was responsible for sourcing, RE underwriting, structuring, and ongoing supervision of over EUR10bn of European Commercial RE debt and equity investments. Since 2008 and until his departure he was involved in investments across a diverse pool of asset classes (office, retail, hotels, clinics, residential and industrial assets) and countries (Germany, UK, Netherlands, France, Belgium and Switzerland). In his last year he headed Spain and Portugal. Previously to Lone Star Juan worked at the Global Special Situations Group for RE at Citigroup.
Maxime Armand
Maxime
Maxime Armand
COO & Co-FounderUrban Campus
Michael Abel
Michael
Michael Abel
PartnerTPG
Michael is a Partner and a member of TPG Real Estate’s Investment Committee and TPG Europe’s Executive Committee. Before joining TPG, he worked for Europa Capital and in the Private Equity Real Estate divisions of J.P.Morgan and Lehman Brothers. He holds a Diplome de Grande Ecole and MSc in Management from ESCP Europe, and speaks German, Spanish, English, Portuguese and French. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of A&O Hotels and Hostels and Campo Properties, and is also a member of the board at Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity, a non-profit organization that supports seriously ill children.
Olivier Schwend
Olivier
Olivier Schwend
Acquisitions & Global Investment MGMTRound Hill Capital
Olivier Schwend is a Senior Vice President at Round Hill Capital and focuses on Southern European Investments based out of London. Before joining Round Hill Capital, he was involved in building up the German Office platform with Blackstone from scratch, focusing on acquisitions and asset management. Prior to that, he worked in Jones Lang LaSalles’ Corporate Finance division focusing on large scale portfolio transactions and equity raising and Goldman Sachs Realty Management Division focusing on portfolio management of NPL portfolios. Olivier holds a BS in International Business from Maastricht Universiteit and a Degree in Real Estate Private Equity from EBS Universität, Oestrich-Winkel and is fluent in German, French, Spanish & English.
Pablo Erik Alvargonzalez Ramos
Pablo
Pablo Erik Alvargonzalez Ramos
FounderUrsus Kapital
Founder of URSUS Kapital with over 20 years of pan-European experience across various real estate sectors like office, retail, residential and industrial/logistics. Over the last 10 years URSUS Kapital has invested and managed value-add residential and retail portfolios on behalf of private clients in Berlin​, Madrid and Barcelona​. Prior to founding URSUS Kapital he was the Pan-European Fund Manager for Healey & Baker Investment Managers (formerly part of Cushman & Wakefield) in London and worked for GE Capital Real Estate in Madrid and Paris where he was Business Development Director of Acquisitions for Spain and Portugal. Additionally he has worked for UBS in London and Deutsche Bank in Madrid.
Regions
Portugal - Small but mighty?
Participants
Javier Ricote MateosCaixaBank
José Ignacio Tramuns PladellorensBanco Sabadell
Juan Carlos Calle LlorenteCaixaBank
Manuel Puerta da CostaBPI Gestão de Activos
Pablo Alvarez RenduelesING Wholesale Banking - España
Pedro CoelhoSquare Asset Management
Vittorio Calvi di BergoloLX Partners
Bottled up Madrid & Barcelona - How can we solve the expensive product problem?
Participants
Félix Llorente SanzWilcox
Joaquín CastellvíStoneweg
Jordi Sans DomenechVolumetric
Lucía Martínez-NoriegaMorgan Stanley
Martin FarinolaGAM International Management
Philippe CamusShaftesbury Asset Management Group
Portugal - Small but mighty?
Javier Ricote Mateos
Javier Ricote Mateos
Senior Director Real Estate
CaixaBank
José Ignacio Tramuns Pladellorens
José Ignacio Tramuns Pladellorens
Head of CRE Structuring EMEA
Banco Sabadell
Juan Carlos Calle Llorente
Juan Carlos Calle Llorente
Director Real Estate Finance
CaixaBank
Manuel Puerta da Costa
Manuel Puerta da Costa
Executive Board Member
BPI Gestão de Activos
Pablo Alvarez Rendueles
Pablo Alvarez Rendueles
Director
ING Wholesale Banking - España
Pedro Coelho
Pedro Coelho
Partner and Board Member
Square Asset Management
Vittorio Calvi di Bergolo
Vittorio Calvi di Bergolo
Managing Director
LX Partners
Javier Ricote Mateos
Javier
Javier Ricote Mateos
Senior Director Real EstateCaixaBank
Javier Ricote Mateos, Senior Director of the Commercial Real Estate Structured Finance team at Caixabank - CIB. With 15 years of experience in Investment Banking and Structured Finance, developing functions in origination and structuring of Syndicated, Corporate and Project Finance operations, national and international. Since 2008 he has been part of the Real Estate Structured Finance team and since 2014 he has been a Senior Director of Real Estate at Caixabank. The CaixaBank team is one of the main spanish lenders and market leaders in structured commercial operations of Commercial Real Estate, with special mention to the financing of projects of Shopping Centers, Offices and Hotels
José Ignacio Tramuns Pladellorens
José
José Ignacio Tramuns Pladellorens
Head of CRE Structuring EMEABanco Sabadell
José-Ignacio Tramuns is the Head of CRE Structuring EMEA at Banco Sabadell. He joined Banco Sabadell in 2006 as a member of the Structured Real Estate Finance team, and afterwards was the CIO-Real Estate in BanSanbadell Inversión, with more than €1 billion under management. Prior to joining Banco Sabadell, he gained experience in Real Estate and Private Banking in firms such as Aguirre Newman and Morgan Stanley. He graduated in Economics with an MBA from ESADE Business School.
Juan Carlos Calle Llorente
Juan
Juan Carlos Calle Llorente
Director Real Estate FinanceCaixaBank
Juan Carlos Calle Llorente is Director in the Commercial Real Estate Structured Finance team at Caixabank. With 18 years of experience in CaixaBank, and 7 years in the area of Investment Banking and Structured Finance, developing functions in origination and structuring of syndicated, corporate and project finance operations, national and international. Since 2012 he has been part of the Real Estate Structured Finance team and since 2016 he is Director in the Commercial Real Estate Finance department at Caixabank. CaixaBank team has stood out in recent years as one of the main financiers and market leaders in structured commercial operations of Commercial Real Estate, with special mention to the financing of projects of Shopping Centers.
Manuel Puerta da Costa
Manuel
Manuel Puerta da Costa
Executive Board MemberBPI Gestão de Activos
Manuel Puerta da Costa, CFA is Executive Member of the Board in BPI Asset Management. He has been with BPI for 23 years and holds a Degree in Economics from Faculdade de Economia do Porto as well as a Master in International Finance and a CFA – Chartered Financial Analyst certification earned in 1995. He is responsible since 2011 for the Real Estate team which manages open ended and closed ended Funds as well as Pension Fund money allocated to Real Estate Assets. Before that he headed BPI´s Private Banking Asset Management division and prior to 2000 he was Equity Capital Markets head.
Pablo Alvarez Rendueles
Pablo
Pablo Alvarez Rendueles
DirectorING Wholesale Banking - España
Pablo Alvarez-Rendueles is a Director at ING, based in Madrid. Pablo, who has over 16 years work experience in real estate and banking, started his career working for GE Capital Real Estate in Madrid and London, prior to moving into Banking in 2006 with Royal Bank of Scotland, later moving Unibail Rodamco, pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, prior to joining ING in 2015. He focuses on origination, execution and portfolio management of domestic and cross-border structured real estate finance in Spain and Portugal.
Pedro Coelho
Pedro
Pedro Coelho
Partner and Board MemberSquare Asset Management
55 years, married 2 sons From 2002 - 2017 Square Asset Management - Partner : Managing the highest Portuguese performance balanced portfolio over the last 8 years in a row according to MSCI/IPD; from 1990 - 2000 ESAF Espírito Santo Activos Financeiros SGPS - Real Estate Managing Director Investments: Portugal, Brazil, Russia.
Vittorio Calvi di Bergolo
Vittorio
Vittorio Calvi di Bergolo
Managing DirectorLX Partners
Bottled up Madrid & Barcelona - How can we solve the expensive product problem?
Félix Llorente Sanz
Félix Llorente Sanz
CEO
Wilcox
Joaquín Castellví
Joaquín Castellví
Partner, Head of Acquisitions
Stoneweg
Jordi Sans Domenech
Jordi Sans Domenech
General Manager
Volumetric
Lucía Martínez-Noriega
Lucía Martínez-Noriega
Vice President
Morgan Stanley
Martin Farinola
Martin Farinola
Portfolio Manager
GAM International Management
Philippe Camus
Philippe Camus
CEO
Shaftesbury Asset Management Group
Félix Llorente Sanz
Félix
Félix Llorente Sanz
CEOWilcox
8000 residential units developed, 300000 m2 Logistics under development, 50000m2 retail High STREET under management, 16000m2 Houses for seniors under development, 120 Student Housing units recently open. TRAINING: • IESE - Senior Business Management Program • Bachelor of Business Administration and Management. • Technician in Business Administration and Management • Master in Financial Management • High Executive program RE Management and Valuations • High Executive degree grade: Private equity and structured finance • Executive Administration Program. PROFESSIONAL PROFILE: • General Director of Grupo Wilcox • Vice President of AEDHE • Member of the Board of Directors of CEIM • Member of ULI and ICSC.
Joaquín Castellví
Joaquín
Joaquín Castellví
Partner, Head of AcquisitionsStoneweg
He has been directly involved in real estate transactions totaling € 2.0 billion at major consultancy firms, investment bank (Rothschild) and developers. He has originated, underwritten, financed, and asset managed a wide range of properties within the European Market with a strong focus on Spain, including offices, industrial/Logistics, residential development, retail, and serviced apartments.
Jordi Sans Domenech
Jordi
Jordi Sans Domenech
General ManagerVolumetric
Jordi Sans is General Manager of Volumetric. Member of the family owners.Since 1999 leads real estate division of Grup Volumetric, and with his team of professionals has developed 270,000 sqm of land and built 437,000 sqm, mainly residential. He has also managed refurbishment projects, logistics, commercial and office buildings. In 2006 he started up partner companies in Poland, Romania and Hungary recruiting local management teams and adapting to each country the systems and working philosophy of the group. In those countries we have built 1,150 homes. Under his management Volumetric has developed projects continuously since 2000.
Lucía Martínez-Noriega
Lucía
Lucía Martínez-Noriega
Vice PresidentMorgan Stanley
Martin Farinola
Martin
Martin Farinola
Portfolio ManagerGAM International Management
Martin Farinola is an Investment Manager and a member of GAM’s Real Estate Finance Team. He joined GAM in October 2015 from Renshaw Bay, an alternative asset management and advisory firm where he was a partner. Prior to that he worked at Goldman Sachs International where he helped establish the European secondary CRE whole loan trading platform. He also shared responsibility for the pricing, structuring, syndication, managing and credit risk of European CRE products, including performing and non-performing loans, new origination, derivatives and CMBS. Before that he was a Director at BlackRock Inc. in London and New York managing a large portfolio of below investment grade CMBS and non-CMBS subordinate debt in Europe and US.
Philippe Camus
Philippe
Philippe Camus
CEOShaftesbury Asset Management Group
CEO of the Shaftesbury Asset Management Group (SAM Group), Philippe has over 25 years experience in Continental European real estate. The Group is qualified as an Alternative Investment Fund Manager in Luxembourg and is creating a family of Continental European real estate investment funds, ranging from opportunistic to core plus. The Group is actively seeking acquisitions in Spain, Germany, Ireland and France.

TimetableTimetable

Wednesday, April 10th 2019
Close See complete schedule
03:00pm - 04:00pm
Economic Outlook 2019: entering a more mature phase of the cycle
04:45pm - 05:45pm
Hospitality Disruption - Lifestyle, technology, or service?
Core Corporate Offices - Competitive, Expensive or More Creative?
Finding value through JV's - The only way in but any way up?
06:15pm - 07:15pm
Portugal - Small but mighty?
Bottled up Madrid & Barcelona - How can we solve the expensive product problem?
Thursday, April 11th 2019
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09:30am - 10:30am
Global Investors - Have they priced domestic investors out of the playground?
11:15am - 12:15pm
Logistics & Last Mile Delivery Hubs - Hey good looking!
NPLs & NPAs - Ironstrong Iberia or has the shine worn off?
Master Class: Tech Immersion - Strategy and Innovation in Real Estate. Do or Die?
12:45pm - 01:45pm
Hospitality Products in Iberia - Sweet spot or overcrowded?
Shopping Centres vs Malls vs High Street Retail - Are the "physical" spaces surviving in the age of digital?
Rethinking Residential - Rising rents, gentrification and home ownership, any way forward for development?
03:15pm - 04:15pm
Debt vs Equity - With increasing competition, how does one find yields?
04:45pm - 05:45pm
Co-Working & Serviced Offices - One hit wonders or sure fire hits for the next cycle?
PRS, Co-living & Purpose Built Student Housing - How far off are we from an institutional asset class?

Advisory BoardAdvisory Board

Brian Betel
Brian Betel
Managing Partner
Activum SG
http://www.activumsg.com
Activum Iberia SG invests in niche value add commercial real estate include shopping center and hotel repositioning and residential development opportunities, enhancing assets through hands-on management.
Cristina García-Peri
Cristina García-Peri
Head of Corporate Development & Strategy
Grupo Azora
Grupo Azora (hereinafter "Azora") is an independent asset manager, leader in Spain, which started its activity in 2003 and manages assets with a value of approximately 5,000 million euros.
Cristina Pérez Liz
Cristina Pérez Liz
Managing Director
Kennedy Wilson
Kennedy Wilson is a vertically integrated global real estate investment and services company with over $18.1 billion in assets under management.
David Brush
David Brush
CIO
Merlin Properties
http://www.merlinproperties.com/
MERLIN Properties SOCIMI S.A. is one of the leading RE company (Ibex 35) focused on the acquisition & management of CRE assets in Iberia.
Dilip Khullar
Dilip Khullar
Managing Director
Cadena Spain
Retail centre development and investment in retail centres requiring an active asset management strategy.
Félix Llorente Sanz
Félix Llorente Sanz
CEO
Wilcox
http://www.wilcox.es/
Investor/co-INVESTOR / Developer (Residential, Retail, Logistics, Student Housing, Hospital-Houses for Seniors).
Jordi Sans Domenech
Jordi Sans Domenech
General Manager
Volumetric
RE developments in Catalonia, Poland, Romania & Hungary. Nowadays we strengthen our growth by creating partnerships with land owners and investors
Pedro Abella Langa
Pedro Abella Langa
Principal
H.I.G. Capital
Walter De Luna
Walter De Luna
CEO & Founder
Ibero Capital Management
Ibero Capital Management provides financial solutions for any real estate development project in Spain. We can provide from the acquisition of the plot and the development of the project until the delivery of the finished product anywhere in the country.
Brian Betel
Brian
Brian Betel
Managing PartnerActivum SG
Brian has worked for 25 years in the RE sector investing and managing assets in 6 countries covering a wide range of products in Private Equity RE including CRE value add, turnarounds and residential, hotel and resort development in addition to alternative asset classes. Brian has a further specialty in debt and NPL acquisitions and workouts navigating insolvency processes to unlock value in distressed special situations. He spent 14 years in North America and Europe at a major PE fund with his final position as MD in Spain before opening the ASG Iberia office in Spain as the Managing Partner and setting up ASG Homes Propcorp as a Founding Partner currently developing multifamily residential projects in ten cities throughout Spain.
Cristina García-Peri
Cristina
Cristina García-Peri
Head of Corporate Development & StrategyGrupo Azora
Cristina García-Peri is Head of Corporate Development and Strategy for the Azora Group, a private equity investment and asset management group managing c. €5bn of real estate assets in Spain and internationally. Prior to joining the Azora Group in 2011, she worked for 16 years in the investment- banking sector at both Merrill Lynch (2 years) and JP Morgan (14 years), where she held various positions in the area of Mergers and Acquisitions for 4 years and for 10 years as Managing Director responsible for Corporate Equity Derivatives for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Her last two years in investment banking took place at Merrill Lynch where, in addition to continuing to lead Corporate Equity Derivatives.
Cristina Pérez Liz
Cristina
Cristina Pérez Liz
Managing DirectorKennedy Wilson
Ms Perez Liz, based in Madrid, is the Managing Director of Kennedy Wilson Spain and has almost 20 years of investment banking, real estate and capital markets experience throughout Spain and the rest of Europe. Prior to joining Kennedy Wilson, she was a Managing Director of Banco Santander’s restructuring unit for medium size corporates, and had previously played different roles at PwC, and Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan in London . Over her career, Ms Perez has intervened in the completion of more than 25bn in European real-estate related transactions, including equity, direct lending, mezzanine, securitisation, and restructuring work.
David Brush
David
David Brush
CIOMerlin Properties
David Brush has over 30 years’ experience as a real estate professional. He started his career at Philadelphia National Bank in 1983 and moved to Bankers Trust (now part of Deutsche Bank) as a Vice President in 1987. During his 20-year tenure at Bankers Trust/Deutsche Bank Real Estate, Mr. Brush founded the Real Estate Opportunistic investing division, where he was a Global Head and CIO of the business for 13 years. During that time, he supervised the completion of over 150 transactions consisting of real estate acquisitions, equity investments, corporate recapitalisations and distressed loan portfolio acquisitions with an enterprise value in excess of $50,000 million.
Dilip Khullar
Dilip
Dilip Khullar
Managing DirectorCadena Spain
Dilip is Cadena's Managing Director for Spain and in this capacity responsible for all aspects of Cadena's property development and investment activities on the Iberian Peninsula, having worked in Spain for 22 years. Prior to joining Cadena, Dilip held senior positions with US developer Hines and was Managing Director of Canadian investor and developer TrizecHahn Spain. Dilip holds undergraduate and post graduate degrees in Economics and Land Economy and an Advanced Certificate in innovation, management and technology from the MIT Sloan School of Business. He is a UK trained Chartered Surveyor, a member of the Urban Regeneration Council of the Urban Land Institute Europe and a partner of the business think tank the Círculo de Empresarios.
Félix Llorente Sanz
Félix
Félix Llorente Sanz
CEOWilcox
8000 residential units developed, 300000 m2 Logistics under development, 50000m2 retail High STREET under management, 16000m2 Houses for seniors under development, 120 Student Housing units recently open. TRAINING: • IESE - Senior Business Management Program • Bachelor of Business Administration and Management. • Technician in Business Administration and Management • Master in Financial Management • High Executive program RE Management and Valuations • High Executive degree grade: Private equity and structured finance • Executive Administration Program. PROFESSIONAL PROFILE: • General Director of Grupo Wilcox • Vice President of AEDHE • Member of the Board of Directors of CEIM • Member of ULI and ICSC.
Jordi Sans Domenech
Jordi
Jordi Sans Domenech
General ManagerVolumetric
Jordi Sans is General Manager of Volumetric. Member of the family owners.Since 1999 leads real estate division of Grup Volumetric, and with his team of professionals has developed 270,000 sqm of land and built 437,000 sqm, mainly residential. He has also managed refurbishment projects, logistics, commercial and office buildings. In 2006 he started up partner companies in Poland, Romania and Hungary recruiting local management teams and adapting to each country the systems and working philosophy of the group. In those countries we have built 1,150 homes. Under his management Volumetric has developed projects continuously since 2000.
Pedro Abella Langa
Pedro
Pedro Abella Langa
PrincipalH.I.G. Capital
Pedro is a Principal of H.I.G. Capital’s Real Estate team based in Madrid with responsibility for sourcing & executing RE transactions in Spain & Portugal. Pedro has over 30 years’ experience in the RE sector, and prior to joining H.I.G. he was in charge of the Spanish investment activities of Stam Europe, RE Fund Manager and AM. Prior to joining Stam Europe, he was the Development and Commercial Director of the French Developer Nexity in Spain for 7 years. He began his career with CBRE handling different roles.Pedro holds a diploma of Estates Management from the Alcalá de Henares University and is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS). He also serves on a number of boards. Pedro speaks Spanish, English & French.
Walter De Luna
Walter
Walter De Luna
CEO & FounderIbero Capital Management
Walter de Luna holds a PhD in economics and business finance from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), a degree in Law and Business Administration from Comillas Pontifical University (ICADE E3) and is an associate professor at the IE Business School. Earlier in his career, he was the CEO of Acciona Inmobiliaria. Prior to this, he was the General Director and Board member of SAREB from its creation in November 2012.Most of his career has been within ING, and he has been General Director of ING Real Estate for Spain and Portugal. At the beginning of his career he worked in different companies of Corporación Mondragón in the area of corporate finance.
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Deloitte is one of the world’s leading firms, delivering outstanding management, consulting and advisory services in 154 countries.
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Investment and Asset Management Platform which operates in Spain and Portugal since 2001 and in Miami since 2017.
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Plaza de las Cortes, 7 Madrid, Spain 28014
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Participants includeParticipants include

Alberto López Balbas
Alberto López Balbas
by Urbania
Alberto Nin Garaizabal
Alberto Nin Garaizabal
Brookfield
Alberto Valls
Alberto Valls
Deloitte
Alex Mackenzie
Alex Mackenzie
Blackstone
Alexandre Fernandes
Alexandre Fernandes
Sonae Sierra
Alexandre Pessegueiro
Alexandre Pessegueiro
Sonae Sierra
Alfonso Brunet
Alfonso Brunet
Castellana Properties Socimi S.A
Alvaro Íñiguez
Alvaro Íñiguez
Drago
Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
First Title Insurance
Antonio Simontalero Santurino
Antonio Simontalero Santurino
CBRE Global Investors
Audrey Klein
Audrey Klein
CORESTATE Capital Partners
Brian Betel
Brian Betel
Activum SG
Carlo Matta
Carlo Matta
CA Ventures
Carlos Álvarez Ramallo
Carlos Álvarez Ramallo
Google Spain
Alberto López Balbas
Alberto
Alberto López Balbas
Managing ​Partnerby Urbania
Co-founder and Managing Director of by Urbania. ​Founder of ​Syllabus the student housing company owned by Urbania. Mr. Lopez is directly involved in the execution of all transactions – originating, underwriting, financing and asset managing properties. Mr. Lopez has successfully transacted in several countries and negotiated strategic joint ventures and lead fund raising efforts with hedge funds and PE funds. In addition to co-overseeing all investment and development activities of the firm​.​ ​He​ ​chairs the Board of ​Syllabus, a first class student living concept with over ​25​00 beds in Spain and an aggressive growth plan to become the market leader in off-campus residences.
Alberto Nin Garaizabal
Alberto
Alberto Nin Garaizabal
Vice PresidentBrookfield
Alberto is a Vice President at Brookfield Asset Management, where he’s responsible for sourcing, underwriting, structuring and executing real estate investments in Southern Europe. Prior to joining Brookfield in 2016, Alberto had worked since 2014 for H.I.G. Capital as part of the distressed and real estate principal investment team in Madrid. Previously he had worked for UBS Investment Bank, with roles both in London and Madrid, where he gained significant expertise in M&A, equity and debt transactions across several sectors, asset classes and jurisdictions.
Alberto Valls
Alberto
Alberto Valls
Head of Real EstateDeloitte
Alberto Valls (MRICS) is the Head of Real Estate at Deloitte Spain. He is a member of the Deloitte Global Real Estate Leadership Committee. Alberto started his career 23 years ago at Arthur Andersen and became a partner of Deloitte in 2008. He is specialized on Real Estate Advisory, M&A, Capital Markets (IPOs), Debt Advisory and Restructuring. He focuses on the execution of domestic and cross-border Real Estate transactions
Alex Mackenzie
Alex
Alex Mackenzie
PrincipalBlackstone
Alex Mackenzie is a Principal in the Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies business, based in London. Before joining Blackstone, he spent five years at Oaktree Capital Management as a Senior Vice President, focusing on the acquisition and asset management of RE equity and distressed debt investment opportunities in the UK and Europe. Prior to that, he worked in Deutsche Bank’s Real Estate Special Situations Group as a Vice President focused on acquisition of RE NPL portfolios and origination of high yield loans in the US and the UK. Mr. Mackenzie received a BS in Economics from the Wharton School, as well as a BA in Economic History from the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated cum laude.
Alexandre Fernandes
Alexandre
Alexandre Fernandes
Director, Head of Investment and AMSonae Sierra
Alexandre Fernandes joined Sonae Sierra in 1997 as Development Manager of NorteShopping, later becoming the centre’s General Manager. In 2000 he was appointed Senior Asset Manager for Portugal and in 2002 he added Greece and Romania to his portfolio. Between 2008 and 2015 Alexandre oversaw all Sonae Sierra’s real estate investments in Portugal and Spain and is now responsible for Europe. Academic achievements: Degree in Electronics Engineering, Minho University; MSc in Management, University of Porto; MBA, ISEE University of Porto ; AMP, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid; Real Estate Executive Program, Harvard.
Alexandre Pessegueiro
Alexandre
Alexandre Pessegueiro
Head of Asset Management - SpainSonae Sierra
As Head of Asset Management at Sonae Sierra in Spain since July 2015, Alexandre Pessegueiro is in charge of the management of the group's assets in the country. Pessegueiro has almost 20 years' experience in the real estate sector working for Sonae Sierra since 2000. From 2004 to 2007 he was a coordinator of financial services and was subsequently named coordinator of the Treasury Management and Pan-European Shared Service Department. Before taking on his current position, he was Asset Manager of Sonae Sierra in Spain where he was evolved in several acquisitions, dispositions and joint venture agreements of real estate schemes. Alexandre Pessegueiro has a degree in Business Administration from the School of Economics.
Alfonso Brunet
Alfonso
Alfonso Brunet
CEOCastellana Properties Socimi S.A
Bachelor in Business Administration with Concentration in Finance from Boston University (1994-98), Alfonso Brunet is since 2017, CEO of Castellana Properties REIT. Since the beginning of his professional career, Alfonso focused his work in the Real Estate sector. Between 1998 and 2006, he held different positions at CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) until he assumed the position of responsible for logistics and industrial assets. Later, between 2006 and 2017, he led Pradera Management in Spain, being in charge of national investments before assuming the position of Head of the Spanish office. In this position, he furthered his expertise in the Retail sector, among other areas, an area where he continues to work today as the CEO of CP REIT
Alvaro Íñiguez
Alvaro
Alvaro Íñiguez
Director GeneralDrago
Alvaro is Managing Director of D Debt Solutions, a platform dedicated to provide specialized financing to the real estate sector. Before that, he was Senior Manager at PWC, responsible for companies restructuring and real estate projects. Prior to that, he worked in IREA refinancing real estate companies. He began his career in 2005 working at CBRE in the Corporate Finance team. Alvaro has been involved in NPLs transactions and debt refinancing procedures for a global amount of €5bn and over €40 bn involving M&A
Andrew Jackson
Andrew
Andrew Jackson
Sales Director Western EuropeFirst Title Insurance
Andrew Jackson is the Sales Director for Western Europe at First Title Insurance plc. Andrew is responsible for identifying and developing business opportunities within the region.
Antonio Simontalero Santurino
Antonio
Antonio Simontalero Santurino
Country Manager IberiaCBRE Global Investors
Head of Investment Operations of CBRE Global Investors in Spain and Portugal. He's more than 18 years’ experience in RE investment management, financial management, corporate finance and management consulting. He's responsible for the Iberian business activities, managing a portfolio of EUR 3 bi invested in retail, logistic, offices and student housing. His past experience includes senior positions in asset and financial management of large RE portfolios. Before joining CBRE Global Investors (formerly ING RE), he worked for 6 years in the consulting industry: McKinsey & Co. and Andersen Consulting.He's a double degree in Business Adm (major in Finance) and Law by ICADE (Universidad Pontificia de Comillas). He's CFA charterholder since 2006.
Audrey Klein
Audrey
Audrey Klein
Managing DirectorCORESTATE Capital Partners
Managing Director for Equity Raising for Institutional Investors globally (ex-Germany), Responsible for Establishing (new) client contacts for the Corestate Group within institutional investors outside of Germany; advising, supporting and implementing product ideas; leading our London-based client relations team; Supporting, assisting and advising the Corestate Group with respect to back-to-frontprocess (in particular related to sourcing of the right deals, structuring of deals in line with the needs of the client base and preparing and implementing sales and after sales activities in relation to aforementioned functions); developing new standards.
Brian Betel
Brian
Brian Betel
Managing PartnerActivum SG
Brian has worked for 25 years in the RE sector investing and managing assets in 6 countries covering a wide range of products in Private Equity RE including CRE value add, turnarounds and residential, hotel and resort development in addition to alternative asset classes. Brian has a further specialty in debt and NPL acquisitions and workouts navigating insolvency processes to unlock value in distressed special situations. He spent 14 years in North America and Europe at a major PE fund with his final position as MD in Spain before opening the ASG Iberia office in Spain as the Managing Partner and setting up ASG Homes Propcorp as a Founding Partner currently developing multifamily residential projects in ten cities throughout Spain.
Carlo Matta
Carlo
Carlo Matta
Head of EuropeCA Ventures
Carlo heads the CA Ventures’ European platform and he is responsible for all development activity, acquisitions and operations in the region. Prior to that he had set-up and served as CEO for Actis London development platform in West Africa where he developed $500m of commercial class A assets. Between 2002 and 2010, he spent eight years as MD with Hines Europe. His time with Hines included responsibilities for the development of large mix-use scheme Porta Nuova in Milan, the pan-European Hines European Development Fund and the Hines CalPERS Spain Fund. He is a registered architect, graduated from the Politecnico di Torino (Italy) and received an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin
Carlos Álvarez Ramallo
Carlos
Carlos Álvarez Ramallo
Agency Relationship ManagerGoogle Spain
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