CEE GRI 201914 - 15 May, Warsaw

Overview

GRI Global Club hosts CEE GRI 2019, a get together of senior international and local real estate investors, developers and lenders active in CEE & SEE. The collegial discussions enable you to interact and engage - much like an after-dinner conversation in your own living room. Identify like-minded peers, build relationships, and continue the conversation afterwards.

Mathieu Giguere
Head of Real Estate, CEE
Amazon
Poland
Biography:
As Head of Real Estate CEE / SEU Mathieu is responsible for the expansion and management of Amazon's real estate portfolio across the CEE & SEU (interim position) regions. Currently active in Poland, Czech Republic, France, Italy and Spain with a large / growing RE portfolio comprising fulfilment centres as well as other types of industrial / logistic facilities.
Hadley Dean
CEO
Echo Polska Properties (EPP)
Poland
Biography:
Hadley Dean is Chief Executive Officer of Echo Polska Properties from 2016. He has over 20 years of real estate experience, having worked in London, Warsaw, Central Europe and recently in Helsinki. He holds a diploma from Sheffield Hallam University in property valuation and management as well as BSC from Newcastle University. He spent 13 years living in Poland whilst working at Colliers International, helping building its business and then running Central and Eastern Europe operations. He is a Member of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
Paul Betts
Managing Director CEE
M7 Real Estate
Biography:
Paul is Managing Director of M7 in Central Europe, based in Prague but responsible for operations across the Central European region. Paul has been working in real estate for 26 years and has been based overseas for over 22 years in Central Europe and France. Prior to joining M7 in May 2015, Paul was Head of EMEA Logistics at Jones Lang LaSaller responsible for all business services offered within the Logistics sector across the EMEA region. Prior to this Paul was a Partner of King Sturge and Managing Director of the French operations. Previously, Paul was located in Prague for King Sturge becoming Managing Director in 1995. Paul is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and has a BSc (Hons) in Urban Estate Surveying.
Joseph De Leo
Senior Partner
Benson Elliot
United Kingdom
Segment: Pan-European Investor
Biography:
Joseph has over 20 years’ experience in the real estate industry across Europe and North America. Joseph joined Benson Elliot in 2008 and co-heads all investment and asset management activity. Before joining Benson Elliot, he was a Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group in Frankfurt, Germany where he built and managed a team of 40 real estate professionals with investments of €5.5bn, and led c. €700m of exits and re-financings. Prior to joining Fortress, Joseph was a Vice President at Oxford Properties Group in Toronto, Canada and worked at Borealis Capital Corp, where he managed a C$3.8bn retail investment business.
Ramon Spoladore
Head of Central Eastern Europe
Generali Real Estate
Czech Republic
Biography:
Ramon Spoladore has spent most of his professional career within the real estate investment department of the Generali Group, which he joined in 2002. Prior to taking up his new position, he had been Head of Investments and Asset Management at Generali Real Estate CEE for two and a half years, contributing to strengthening GRE in the region. An Italian citizen, Ramon holds a Degree in Business Administration from the University of Trieste, and a Master in Real Estate from Bocconi University in Milan.
Scott Dwyer
Group COO
Atrium European Real Estate
Poland
Biography:
Scott Dwyer is the COO for Atrium European Real Estate responsible for managing Atrium European asset portfolio of 59 properties of 1.1 million m2 with a market value of €2.6 billion. Prior, Scott was CEO for Atrium Poland Real Estate Management. Before, he was Portfolio Manager for Heitman's European Private Equity Group. Previously, he was based in Netherlands as General Manager for ING Real Estate's development and restructuring activities where he oversaw various developments and standing investments throughout Europe. Before that, he was M.D. of Central Europe for Unibail-Rodamco, responsible for the acquisition, development and management of quality retail space in 8 countries. Scott received a BB from UTS in Sydney, and is a CPA.
Brian Patterson
Managing Partner
White Star
Poland
Christopher Zeuner
Head of Europe
Poland
Segment: Opportunistic Private Equity
Biography:
As the Head of Europe, Chris is responsible for managing Amstar’s existing €900 million portfolio in Europe and growing the firm’s European platform. Most recently, Mr. Zeuner was head of LaSalle Investment Management’s Central European business, where he executed upon all of LaSalle’s €300 million of transactions in the region since 2012. In addition, Mr. Zeuner was also Head of Acquisitions at LaSalle for Northern, Central and Southern Europe. Prior to LaSalle, he was Managing Director at JER Partners, a US-based real estate private equity group that was sold to LaSalle in 2012. Before JER, he was head of CEE acquisitions and business development at GE Real Estate where he acquired more than €1.4 billion of investments throughout CEE
Timetable

Warsaw, 14 - 15 May

Day one


17:00 - 18:00 Registration & Welcome Drinks


18:00 - 19:00 Keynote


19:00 - 22:00 Dinner

Day two


09:30 - 10:30 Discussions


10:30 - 11:00 Networking break


11:00 - 12:00 Discussions


12:00 - 13:15 Networking Lunch


13:15 - 14:15 Discussions


14:15 - 14:45 Networking break


14:45 - 15:45 Discussions


15:45 - 16:00 Networking Break


16:00 - 17:00 Discussions


17:00 - 18:00 Farewell Drinks

Advisory Board Members
Michael AbelMichael AbelManaging DirectorTPG
Robert MartinRobert MartinFounding Partner, Head of Central EuropeEuropa Capital
Ramon SpoladoreRamon SpoladoreHead of Central Eastern EuropeGenerali Real Estate
Troy JavaherTroy JavaherManaging DirectorLincoln Property Company
Árpád TorokÁrpád TorokCEOTriGranit Development Corporation
Edgar RosenmayrEdgar RosenmayrManaging Director & CEOKULCZYK SILVERSTEIN PROPERTIES Sp. z o.o.
Yannis DelikanakisYannis DelikanakisFounding PartnerBluehouse Capital Advisors Ltd.
Nebil SenmanNebil SenmanManaging PartnerGriffin Real Estate
Gábor FutóGábor FutóFounder & OwnerFutureal
Patrick ZehetmayrPatrick ZehetmayrManaging DirectorErste Group Bank AG
Christopher ZeunerChristopher ZeunerHead of EuropeAmstar
Ian WorboysIan WorboysCEOP3 Logistic Parks
Michael Abel
Managing Director
TPG
United Kingdom
Segment: Private Equity
Biography:

Michael is a Managing Director and a member of TPG Real Estate’s Investment Committee and is based in London. He joined TPG from Europa Capital and started his career 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 TriGranit and A&O Hotels and Hostels.

Robert Martin
Founding Partner, Head of Central Europe
Europa Capital
United Kingdom
Biography:
Robert is a Founding Partner of Europa Capital and is Head of Central Europe. He is responsible for investment origination, acquisition, and asset management across the Region and is a member of the Investment Committee for all Europa’s funds. Before starting Europa in 1998, Robert worked at St Quintin and Herring Baker Harris in London. He is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and has a BSc in Land Management from Reading University and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA).
Ramon Spoladore
Head of Central Eastern Europe
Generali Real Estate
Czech Republic
Biography:
Ramon Spoladore has spent most of his professional career within the real estate investment department of the Generali Group, which he joined in 2002. Prior to taking up his new position, he had been Head of Investments and Asset Management at Generali Real Estate CEE for two and a half years, contributing to strengthening GRE in the region. An Italian citizen, Ramon holds a Degree in Business Administration from the University of Trieste, and a Master in Real Estate from Bocconi University in Milan.
Troy Javaher
Managing Director
Lincoln Property Company
United Kingdom
Segment: Developer /Investor
Biography:
Mr. Troy Javaher is currently Managing Director of European operations for Lincoln Property Company. Lincoln Property Company (LPC) was founded in Dallas in 1965 and has developed more than 12.6 million square meters of commercial projects and 212,000 multi-family units at a total cost of over $30 billion. An American national, Troy Javaher was previously the Head of Capital Markets for Central and Eastern Europe for JLL. He has a Masters in Real Estate from Columbia University in New York and has professional work experience in the region since 1998.
Árpád Torok
CEO
TriGranit Development Corporation
Hungary
Segment: Real Estate Platform
Biography:
Árpád has been in the international real-estate business for more than 2 decades including 16 years with TriGranit. Previously he held senior management positions at Cushman & Wakefield in Europe. Was appointed to CEO of TriGranit in 2009, the company has since succeeded to obtain over 1 billion Euros in financing and refinancing to develop around 950,000 m² of projects completed or currently under construction. TriGranit - one of the largest fully integrated real estate investment, development and management platforms in CE.
Edgar Rosenmayr
Managing Director & CEO
KULCZYK SILVERSTEIN PROPERTIES Sp. z o.o.
Yannis Delikanakis
Founding Partner
Bluehouse Capital Advisors Ltd.
LUXEMBOURG
Biography:

Founding Partner. Bluehouse Capital is a private equity investment management firm with a focus in the property markets of Emerging Europe, which include Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Serbia, operating through its local offices in the region. Prior to this, Mr. Delikanakis served for five years as the General Manager of real estate for the Technical Olympic Group and as Executive Vice President and Executive Vice Chairman of the NYSE-listed homebuilder Technical Olympic USA, Inc. Mr. Delikanakis is a graduate of the Advanced Management Development Program in RE from Harvard University and holds a M.Sc. in project management from the University of Texas at Austin.

Nebil Senman
Managing Partner
Griffin Real Estate
Poland
Segment: Investor
Biography:
Nebil Senman is a Managing Partner of Griffin Real Estate, a leading and dynamically-growing investment group operating in CEE's commercial real estate market. Previously, Nebil held positions for nine years as Senior Vice President and Supervisory Board Member of Oaktree’s German and Polish real estate funds and operations worth several billion Euro. Before joining Oaktree, Nebil spent eight years within the real estate advisory and corporate finance division at Ernst & Young Real Estate (previously Arthur Andersen) where he held different managerial positions. Nebil is a graduate of universities in Berlin, Paris (ESCP-EAP) and London. He holds an MBA and a degree in civil engineering, and a post-graduate diploma in real estate management.
Gábor Futó
Founder & Owner
Futureal
Hungary
Segment: Development Partner
Biography:
Gabor Futo is founder of Futureal Group. Under his leadership Futureal has become one of the leading real estate developer and investor in the CEE region with a team of over 300 top professionals and with project pipeline of over 1.6 billion Euro, including more than 6,000 residential units and over 500,000 sqm of commercial space. Cordia, its residential arm, is the number one residential developer in Hungary and is also active in Poland, Romania, Germany and the USA.
Patrick Zehetmayr
Managing Director
Erste Group Bank AG
Biography:
Mr. Patrick Zehetmayr is Head of Group Commercial Real Estate Financing at Erste Group Bank AG. Prior to that, he was a Member of the Board at Immorent AG. He had experiences at Erste Group Bank AG as Head of Relationship Management for the Group Larges Corporates Business, Head of Debt Capital Markets, Treasury and as a Trader for Fixed Income Derivatives. He speaks English and German.
Christopher Zeuner
Head of Europe
Poland
Segment: Opportunistic Private Equity
Biography:
As the Head of Europe, Chris is responsible for managing Amstar’s existing €900 million portfolio in Europe and growing the firm’s European platform. Most recently, Mr. Zeuner was head of LaSalle Investment Management’s Central European business, where he executed upon all of LaSalle’s €300 million of transactions in the region since 2012. In addition, Mr. Zeuner was also Head of Acquisitions at LaSalle for Northern, Central and Southern Europe. Prior to LaSalle, he was Managing Director at JER Partners, a US-based real estate private equity group that was sold to LaSalle in 2012. Before JER, he was head of CEE acquisitions and business development at GE Real Estate where he acquired more than €1.4 billion of investments throughout CEE
Ian Worboys
CEO
P3 Logistic Parks
Czech Republic
Segment: Industrial Developer
Biography:
Ian is a 36 year veteran of the warehousing market having started his career as an industrial agent at Strutt and Parker in London in 1981. After 16 years Ian became a developer with Gazeley Properties for 10 happy years where he started up their European business. He briefly joined Parkridge before starting up the Panattoni Western European business as MD. In 2009 Ian joined P3 as CEO of Europe and has seen P3 grow into a multibillion euro company. He recently headed up the sale of P3 from TPG and Ivanhoe Cambridge for EUR 2.4bil. to GIC. Ian and his team will now guide P3 through the next stage of its growth as an investor, developer and asset manager of warehouses across Europe
Format
The Experience

NOT YOUR TYPICAL CONFERENCE

A GRI is a get together of senior international and local real estate investors, developers and lenders. The discussion format enables you to interact with everyone in the room. Quickly find the right partners for your business, build high value relationships, and continue the conversation afterwards.

FORMAT

GRI has no speakers, no presentations. Instead, you have a selection of closed-door discussions where everyone can participate. Much like a conversation in your own living room, the dynamic environment allows you to engage with your peers in an informal and collegial setting.

Join

PARTICIPATE AS A DELEGATE

Delegate slots are available for anyone senior currently active in real estate. Immerse yourself in a dynamic environment of informal group discussions where everybody participates. Discuss the latest opportunities, challenges and trends with top level decision makers.

PARTICIPATE AS A DISCUSSION CO-CHAIR

Available exclusively to senior-level investors, developers and lenders that confirm their participation in advance, chairing a discussion at CEE GRI is a way of attending while enjoying greater visibility, reduced rates and other benefits. Register as a delegate or co-chair 

SPONSORSHIP

The GRI has a limited number of commercial packages available and our sponsorship team will be happy to tailor a package to ensure you maximise your return on investment.

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JOIN INDUSTRY LEADERS AS A CO-CHAIR

Available selectively to senior-level Investors, Developers and Lenders confirmed in advance, co-chairing is a way of attending while enjoying greater visibility, reduced rates and other benefits.

As a discussion Co-chair you do no more and no less than anyone else. Just bring your experience and opinions. Discussion co-chairs are featured in the marketing brochure, profiled on the website and event program book, and enjoy reduced rates to attend.

Each discussion has a limited number of places and these fill up fast.

If you are interested in co-chairing contact

Svetlana Fedosova
Director, Russia & CEE
+44 207 7121 5098 | [email protected] | www.ceegri.com

 

Agenda
Warsaw, 14 - 15 May
Finance & Investment
  • CEE Investment Cycle - Macro fundamental goldrush or miscalculating crash prices?
  • Debt Finance - Is liquidity still strong or are institutional lenders lessening support?
  • Opportunistic and Value Add - Is the risk vs return warranted and properly understood by investors?
  • Global Investment Appetite - South African slowdown, Asian acceleration or Europe optimism?
Regions
  • SEE Yield Hunt - Intelligent strategy or misunderstood risk driven by desperation?
  • Poland - New rating, new money, same old problems?
Asset Classes
  • New Build Student Housing - Forever cyclical proof or unbankable in a downturn?
  • Hospitality Growth - New models or new cities?
  • Retail - Impervious to e-commerce global woes or next to suffer?
  • Shopping Centre Success - F&B, entertainment, mixed use or A-locations?
  • Future of offices - Deep transformation or just shallow fad adjustments?
  • Proptech and Digitalisation - For visionary investors or forever the startups playground?
  • Warehousing & Logistics - Europe’s safe haven or dangerous product bubble brewing?
  • Scale Up for Resi - BTR retreat for institutions or illiquidity ambush?
Svetlana Fedosova

Svetlana Fedosova

Club Director, CEE & Russia

+ 44 (0)20 7121 5098

+ 44 (0) 7564 09 7070

[email protected]
Zdravko Tumbovski

Zdravko Tumbovski

Account Manager - CEE

+ 44 (0)20 7121 5089

+ 44 (0) 7391 50 3020

[email protected]
Svetlana Fedosova
+ 44 (0)20 7121 5098 / + 44 (0) 7564 09 7070
Club Director, CEE & Russia
GRI Club
UK
Zdravko Tumbovski
+ 44 (0)20 7121 5089 / + 44 (0) 7391 50 3020
Account Manager - CEE
GRI Club
UK

Club Partner

Colliers International
Colliers International

A Colliers International oferece um portfólio completo de soluções imobiliárias em todo o mundo. Através de uma forte cultura de especialização e de uma visão compartilhada de iniciativas, integramos os recursos de 13.500 profissionais em mais de 482 escritórios com a finalidade de entregar experiências memoráveis para clientes e parceiros. Isso significa escutar e compreender as necessidades dos clientes, elaborar estratégias personalizadas e propor serviços integrados que realmente agreguem valor a cada novo negócio imobiliário. Contamos ainda com uma sólida plataforma global que nos permite conhecer com profundidade o mercado local, regional e global. É assim que nossos profissionais trabalham, sempre com o objetivo de construir uma parceria duradoura e de confiança com cada cliente.

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