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GRI Light Industrial & Logistics
Europe eSummit 2021

Identify new equity partners, debate transactions, resilient portfolio strategies, pricing and upcoming trends

 
 

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20th - 22nd April

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Kirsty Stevens
Kirsty Stevens
Kirsty Stevens
Global Head, Content & Production | Senior Director, UK Accounts
GRI Club
0787150599
12 years experience within conference production in infrastructure, tax, finance and real estate. Previously working with RICS for four years helping drive the global CPD rollout. I have been with GRI Club for over 4 years, from Sales Director, UK Markets Director, Content Director and now as Global Head of Content with Sales Specialty within our Europe and USA markets. Ask me about our European events,asset class specialisms and connecting wtih investors globally. BA Hons in Philosophy from Kings College London, hobbies include Rugby, Theatre Production and Time Out Tastemaker.

With transactions never better for Light Industrial & Logistics real estate and tenant demand growing, it seems the once ugly duckling is every investor’s favourite swan. Yet, with yields becoming tighter and tighter, Brexit and  Coronavirus disrupting global supply chains, what are the best strategies to advance new partnerships and find value in these asset classes?

Join the global GRIClub Platform to discuss such challenges and opportunities through candid peer to peer discussions. Navigate the current challenges presented by demand, purchasing and future trends.

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Some participants from the past edition

20th April | 10:00 - 11:30

Europe Logistics & Light Industrial
Continued upswing, any black swans?

- Welcome Address & Key Trends Analysis: Survey questions and audience voting followed by feedback and analysis from the fireside chat hosts
- Opening Flash Data Presentation with Q&A
- Fireside Chat: Intimate and frank conversation with our discussion hosts
  • COVID Impacts on Supply Chains & Turning Nearshoring into Diversified Opportunities
  • E-Commerce - Demand on light industrial and logistics, follow the occupational markets - where are the new bright spots?
  • What does 2021 have in store for Europe?
  • Destination last mile! Investment reality vs trends
  • Strategy Battle! Core, Core+, Value Add or Spec?
  • Rise of JV’s - How to compete for capital and equity?
20th April | 14:00 - 15:15

Equity & Capital
Tighter and tighter or ‘spec’ marks the spot?

  • Supply & Land Scarcity - How to find value in stock?
  • Raising Capital For Spec Dev & BTS - Institutional appetite, debt & JVs
  • Raising (Institutional) Capital - Where are capital streams coming from?
  • Asset Types - Last Mile, Bog Boxes & Light Industrial; what’s the investors’ darling?
  • Dry Powder - Plenty of money but nowhere to spend?
  • Yields - Still competitive or overpriced?
21st April | 08:30 - 09:30

France
Core Logistics vs Light Industrial Sub Sectors, where will the money go?

  • Location strategy - What’s best to optimise logistics blueprint?
  • Paris Slowdown - Why are big ticket light industrial deals slow off mark?
  • Speculative Supply Increase - Which logistics products suit and where?
  • Letting Transactions - What’s up, what’s down?
*Smaller groups, designed for networking and connecting inbound capital with local markets.
21st April | 08:30 - 09:30

CEE Market Transparency

Rents, underwriting & where to invest?

  • Incoming Supply - Nearshoring boom or oversupplied playing field?
  • Financing - Struggle or success?
  • Which regions at what prices?
  • Rental Growth - Underwriting investor confidence?
  • Big Boxes vs City Light Industrial - What asset types will be the way to go?
*Smaller groups, designed for networking and connecting inbound capital with local markets.
21st April | 10:00 - 11:15
E-Commerce & Europe Expansion
Location, location vs product availability
  • Repositioning Retail - Long term growth or short fix?
  • Smart Investments - Follow the rent return fundamentals
  • E commerce penetration creating demand across Europe - What opportunities to buy, sell?
  • Product pricing vs availability and locations
  • Strategies in saturated markets? UK, France, Germany, Netherlands?
  • Spain, Italy, Czech & Portugal hidden gems?
21st April | 14:00 - 15:00

Germany Urban Supply
Land scarcity, on-shoring & yield compression a perfect storm?

  • Manufacturing Output & Investment Appetite - Out of crisis faster or more troubles ahead?
  • Land Scarcity & Yield Compression - Oversupply concerns or still room to grow?
  • How to handle yield compression? Expenses being driven down by German capital or still overpriced?
  • Urban Logistics and Super Light Industrial Deals - Mainstream or niche opportunities?
*Smaller groups, designed for networking and connecting inbound capital with local markets.
21st April | 14:00 - 15:00
UK
Buying boom, what’s working and where?
  • eCommerce Saturation, Nearshoring & Supply Chain Challenges
  • London Deals - Pros & Cons
  • Strategic Locations - Which sub sectors strong and where?
  • Repurposing Distressed Retail - Quick fix for logistics boom, or long term yielding?
*Smaller groups, designed for networking and connecting inbound capital with local markets.
21st April | 15:15 - 16:15
Netherlands  Yields
Expenses being driven down by domestic capital or still overpriced?
  • Is further yield compression  overhyped?
  • Eco-Friendly Last Mile - How much is ESG impacting investor/developer appetite?
  • Pricing - Will the upwards pressure in secondary locations continue?
  • Rotterdam vs Amsterdam - Which occupational market demands are steering Grade A Industrial Stock?
  • Brexit Opportunities - Chance to reposition supply chains in favour for Netherland’s market?
*Smaller groups, designed for networking and connecting inbound capital with local markets.
21st April | 15:15 - 16:15
Spain, Portugal & Italy
Value add vs new developments, what are the best entry strategies? 
  • Strategic Locations - Last Mile Light Industrial vs Large scale sites facilitating Western EU
  • Finding Value - Countries evenly matched or some more resilient?
  • Cold Storage, Food, Pharma, E-Commerce and Auto - What occupational demand drivers are fuelling products and pricing?
  • Capital Allocations - Challenges and opportunities
*Smaller groups, designed for networking and connecting inbound capital with local markets.
22nd April | 10:00 - 11:15

Occupational Market Shifts

How is the changing landscape permanently reshaping demand?

  • Customer Expectations - Innovation, Sustainability & Location
  • Unique customer solutions - How might BTS help improve operational and supply chain efficiency?
  • Last Touch® Logistics - Trend acceleration driven by changing consumer behaviors, but does demand justify the cost?
  • Urban Logistics, A Competitive Advantage – Rents, barriers and necessities
  • Highly Specialized Customer Needs - How wide is capital interest across logistics sub sectors like, light industrial, multi-level, cold-chain etc?
  • Supply Chain Resilience - Bracing for future disruptions, what do customers tell us today and what trends are shaping; stock buffering, nearshoring and structural change?


22nd April | 14:00 - 15:15

Futureproofing Through ESG 
Making modern urban life sustainable through the coming decades
 

  • Accommodating the Needs of Different Stakeholders
  • What Impacts Might e-Commerce Growth Have on Sustainability?
  • Understanding Labour Challenges & the Role of Investors
  • Location & Asset Evolution - Assessing the potentials of commercialising ESG
  • Long Term Benefits in Portfolio & Customer Retention

Agenda

Monday, November 29th 2021
Close See complete schedule
09:00am - 10:00am

Some participants from the past edition

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http://www.prologis.com
Schiphol | Netherlands
Prologis, is the global leader in logistics real estate with a focus on high-barrier, high-growth markets, with a portfolio of 73M sqm, in 19 countries and apprx. 5,100 customers.
https://gazeley.com/
https://gazeley.com/
+44 020 7901 4455
London | United Kingdom
GLP is a leading global investment manager and business builder in logistics, real estate, infrastructure, finance and related technologies. Our combined investing and operating expertise allows us to create value for our customers and investors. We operate across Brazil, China, Europe, India, Japan, the U.S. and Vietnam and have over US$100 billion in assets under management. Learn more at www.glp.com/global/
http://www.kennedywilson.com
London | United Kingdom
Kennedy Wilson is an investment manager and co-investor with approximately € 13billion in assets under management.
http://www.panattonieurope.com/en/
Warsaw | Mazowieckie | Poland
Panattoni Europe is part of the Panattoni Development Company, one of the largest industrial developers in the world, with 26 offices in North America and Europe.
https://www.nova-ambiente.com/
London | United Kingdom
Specialist Environmental, and Technical advisory business to the real estate industry. - Environmental & technical risk and liability assessment. - Active asset / portfolio management and performance reporting. - Meeting investment and sustainability / ESG mandates. -Integrate risk assessment and management / resilience strategies into operational planning throughout the property lifecycle. - Working with our bespoke online collaborative environmental management / data platforms 
https://www.iwgplc.com/
London | London, City of | United Kingdom
IWG is the leading global workspace provider with more than 3300 business centers across the globe. IWG has built an unparalleled network of office, co-working and meeting spaces for companies to use in every city in the world. Through our network of workspaces, IWG enables businesses to enhance productivity and connect over 2.5 million like-minded professionals.
https://cms.law/en/FRA/Office/Paris
Neuilly-Sur-Seine | France
CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats is one of the leading international corporate law firms. It is ranked 2nd largest law firm in France by revenue. Its deep roots, unique positioning and highly recognised expertise enable it to deliver innovative, high-value-added solutions in Tax, Business, Corporate and Employment law. CMS provides a wide range of expertise across 19 expert practice and sector areas including Banking and Finance, Commercial, Competition, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Employment, et
http://www.colliers.com/en-pl/poland
Warsaw | Poland
Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 68 countries, our more than 15,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert advice to maximize the value of property for real estate occupiers, owners and investors. For more than 25 years, our experienced leadership, owning approximately 40% of our equity, has delivered compound annual investment returns of almost 20% for shareholders. In 2019, corporate revenues were more than $3.0 billion ($3.5 billion including affiliates), with $33 billion of assets under management in our investment management segment.
http://www.duffandphelps.it
Milan | Italy
Duff & Phelps, A Kroll Business provides real estate advisory services tailored to meet the requirements of specific jurisdictions and aims to develop and increase the value of individual assets or properties. REAG has a network of over 750 professionals across Europe. Duff & Phelps is the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor with expertise in complex valuation, dispute and legal management consulting, M&A, real estate, restructuring, governance and regulatory consulting. The firm’s more than 2,000 employees serve a diverse range of clients from offices around the world.
http://www.wolftheiss.com/
http://www.wolftheiss.com/
+48 22 378 8900/ 48 22 378847
Warsaw | Poland
Wolf Theiss is one of the leading law firms in CEE and SEE. We have built our reputation on a combination of unrivalled local knowledge and strong international capability. We opened our first office in Vienna 60 years ago. Our team now brings together over 340 lawyers from a diverse range of backgrounds, working in offices in 13 countries throughout the CEE and SEE region. Over 80% of our work involves cross-border representation of international clients, and we offer full range of services.
http://www.wework.com
London | United Kingdom
WeWork is a global network of workspaces where companies and people grow together. We transform buildings into dynamic environments for creativity, focus, and connection. More than just the best place to work, though, this is a movement toward humanizing work. We believe that CEOs can help each other, offices can use the comforts of home, and we can all look forward to Monday if we find real meaning in what we do.
https://www.smeg.pt/
https://www.smeg.pt/
+351 214 704 360
Lisbon | Portugal
Smeg is an Italian manufacturer of designer appliances. Appliances designed with the collaboration of top architects worldwide. This combination of performance, style and attention to detail is the perfect expression of products made in Italy.

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Alex Nuhi
Alex Nuhi
AKNO Group
Alexander Heubes
Alexander Heubes
Frasers Property Industrial
Alfredo Girón Nanne
Alfredo Girón Nanne
Commodus Real Estate
Allan Busse
Allan Busse
Nova Ambiente Group
Andreas Trumpp
Andreas Trumpp
Savills
Andrew Smith
Andrew Smith
LondonMetric
Andy Robinson
Andy Robinson
Village Vita
Angus Marshall-Andrew
Angus Marshall-Andrew
Logistics Capital Partners
Anita Simaza
Anita Simaza
AS Real Estate
Anna Pandey
Anna Pandey
Russian Direct Investment Fund
Anni Hönicke
Anni Hönicke
Gulf Islamic Investments
Anthony Butler
Anthony Butler
Mirastar
Arantxa Prado
Arantxa Prado
Panattoni Europe - Madrid
Artur Mokrzycki
Artur Mokrzycki
Panattoni Europe
Alex Nuhi
Alex Nuhi
Group Deputy ChairmanAKNO Group
Italy
Alex Nuhi is Group Deputy Chairman of the AKNO Group (www.aknogroup.com), a leader in the development and construction of logistics business parks for the past 50 years. With more than 16 years of experience, Alex has played a key role in the Group’s growth and expansion into multiple countries and sectors. To date, AKNO operates across Europe and North America with an existing portfolio of over 1,000,000 sqm in logistics and commercial assets (office and hospitality), plus an additional 2,500,000 sqm in the pipeline. Alex holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Università Bocconi and a MBA from SDA Bocconi
Alexander Heubes
Alexander Heubes
MD EuropeFrasers Property Industrial
Germany
Alexander Heubes is the Managing Director Europe for Frasers Property Industrial. Alexander joined the multi-national industrial and logistics market leading business in April 2020. In Europe, the business currently manages approx. € 1.7 billion (AUM) which corresponds to approximately 1.5M sqm as at 30 September 2020 The European business is managed from offices in Amsterdam, Cologne and Munich. Previously, Alexander spent almost 13 years with Prologis, a U.S. owner/developer of logistics real estate.  Today he is leading the European team of over 60 employees at Frasers Property Industrial,focusing on providing market-leading solutions for customers, portfolio management and sustainable growth through new developments and acquisitions.
Alfredo Girón Nanne
Alfredo Girón Nanne
Investment AnalystCommodus Real Estate
Germany
Allan Busse
Allan Busse
Managing DirectorNova Ambiente Group
United Kingdom
Allan has over 28 years’ experience in environmental consultancy throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. Allan specialises in multi-site, multi-national property transaction support services and was instrumental in developing our unique environmental risk assessment and management service for clients with significant property portfolios across Europe. Within Nova-Ambiente Allan focuses primarily on business and product development and is currently spear-heading the drive to assist clients with meeting their sustainability commitments.
Andreas Trumpp
Andreas Trumpp
Head of Research EuropeSavills
Germany
Andreas Trumpp MRICS is Head of Research & Strategy EU at Savills IM since February 2019. He is responsible for an analysis team in London, Milan, Munich & Stockholm. Between 2015 and 2019 he was Head of Research Germany at Savills IM and responsible for supporting the Investment & Fundraising teams of the strategic market analysis. From 2006 - 2015 he worked for Colliers International, from 2009 as Head of Research Germany. 2004 - 2006 he worked for project developers in the areas of location research and development & research. Since June 2014 he is MRICS. 2013 - 2019 he held a lectureship at the Technical University of Munich on the subject of Real Estate Research & Location & Market Analysis.
Angus Marshall-Andrew
Angus Marshall-Andrew
Director - Asset ManagerLogistics Capital Partners
United Kingdom
Angus joined Logistics Capital Partners (LCP) in August 2018 and brings extensive experience of both acquiring and asset managing commercial real estate across Europe. Prior to LCP, Angus was Head of the London office and Interim Head of Fund Management at Internos Global Investors (now Principal Real Estate Europe) with responsibility for €1.6bn of pan-European assets.
Anita Simaza
Anita Simaza
FounderAS Real Estate
Netherlands
Founder of AS REAL ESTATE since 2020, a pan European advisory for Logistics & Industrial real estate, connecting developers, investors, owner-occupiers and advisors with cross border capital. Anita was previously Head of Logistics & Industrial Europe at BNP Paribas Real Estate, responsible for coordinating investment activities for the company in the sector and working on pan European and single country transactions. Prior to this, Anita was Director European Valuations at Prologis in Amsterdam, responsible for all valuation related workflows across Europe. Anita worked earlier with Knight Frank in London in the European Valuations team and qualified as MRICS with Savills in Exeter in the residential development department.
Anna Pandey
Anna Pandey
Head of Real Estate InvestingRussian Direct Investment Fund
Russia
Anna Pandey is Advisor with Russian Direct Investment Fund. Anna has over 15 years of global investing and financial services experience living and working in Russia, USA and Hong Kong.Prior to joining RDIF and moving to Russia, Anna was Head of Real Estate Asia Pacific with GE Asset Management (GEAM) and spent 3 years in Hong Kong, where she was responsible for establishing operations and leading GEAM real estate strategy in Asia Pacific. GEAM is an investment manager with $120B AUM. Anna spent over 12 years at GEAM in its alternative investments group. GEAM alternatives investments group manages $13B in assets for GE Pension and other institutional investors.
Anni Hönicke
Anni Hönicke
Advisor, Consultant, Challenger, CoachGulf Islamic Investments
Germany
Anni made her way into the Real Estate Industry as a Banker. During the 1990's until 2007 she held various senior positions at Eurohypo in International Real Estate Lending. Between 2007 and 2019 she was Global Head of Real Estate Lending at DekaBank. Since then Anni is working on her own advising and consulting RE Investment Companies and PropTechs. For Companies undergoing a change process or for Start-Ups she acts as challenger and coach. Anni's priority is her Senior Advisor Role for Gulf Islamic Investments (GII), an UAE-based financial services Company regulated by ESCA.
Anthony Butler
Anthony Butler
CIO & Co-FounderMirastar
United Kingdom
Anthony has over 27 years of real estate experience primarily managing multi-asset class investments in both UK and Europe as well as US and Asia. He co-foundered Mirastar with Ekaterina Avdonina, which is a joint venture in conjunction with M7 Real Estate. He acts as the Chief Investment Officer and leads the investment strategy and execution as well as sitting on the board. Prior to this, he worked as the CIO at DCAM, which was a European logistics developer, asset manager and investor. Previously he was the Global Co-Head of Transactions and Global Head of Indirect Investments for Generali Real Estate (AUM c€27B).
Arantxa Prado
Arantxa Prado
Panattoni Europe - Madrid
Spain
Artur Mokrzycki
Artur Mokrzycki
Head of Capital Markets EuropePanattoni Europe
Luxembourg
Artur Mokrzycki holds the position of Head of Capital Markets Europe. Artur is responsible for investor management and relationships including capital sourcing and structuring for the Panattoni platform across Europe. Artur Mokrzycki has 20 years experience in the real estate investment management. He joined Panattoni Europe from AEW Europe where he held various positions including Managing Director for Central Europe and fund manager. In these capacities he was responsible for debt and equity raising, acquisitions and management of a € 1,3 bn real estate portfolio. Artur is civil engineer, graduate from Polytechnique Cracow, Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris and holds a MBA from HEC Paris.
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