España GRI 2018Madrid, 22 y 23 de Mayo

Visión General

España GRI es un encuentro de inversores de alto nivel, promotores y entidades financieras activas en el sector inmobiliario español.

Al igual que una conversación en su propia sala de estar, el formato de debates de GRI le permite participar activamente e interactuar con todos los presentes en la sala. Durante las sesiones de debate, los participantes pueden identificar rápidamente a los potenciales socios de negocio, comenzar a construir relaciones claves, y continuar la conversación después.

Cristina García-Peri
General Manager
Hispania Activos Inmobiliarios
Biography:
Cristina is the General Manager of Hispania and heads up Corporate Development for Azora Group. She is also Board Member of Evo Banco (Spanish commercial bank) and President of Plan Internacional España. Prior to joining the Azora Group in 2011, she worked for 16 years in the investment-banking sector at both Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan. She started her career in investment banking at J.P. Morgan, where she held various positions in M&A for four years and during ten years as Managing Director responsible for Corporate Equity Derivatives for EMEA. Her last two years took place at Merrill Lynch where, in addition to continuing to lead Corporate Equity Derivatives, she also was responsible for Equity Capital Markets for Spain and Portugal.
Miguel Pereda
Managing Director
Grupo Lar
Spain
Segment: Investor/Developer
Biography:
Miguel Pereda has over 25 years experience in the real estate sector. Currently he is CEO and member of the executive board of Grupo Lar, a RE company with vast experience in the sector that operates in Europe and Latam. He also is Director of Lar España Real Estate which in March'14 was the 1st REIT to be floated in Spain. Earlier in his career in RE, Miguel Pereda held for 6 years the position of CEO of Grupo Lar Grosvenor. He holds a degree in Economics and Business Studies from the UCM, a Master’s Degree in Tax Consultancy from ICADE and an MBA from the IE, the Breakthrough Program for Senior Executives taught by the IMD and a RE program at HBS. He received in 2015 the Fellow designation, as an Eminent Member by RICS.
Rafael Avilés Uruñuela
Senior Advisor - Spain
Ares Management
Spain
Biography:
Rafael Aviles is currently Senior Advisor for AML where he started as MD for Iberia July 2013 upon AREA Property Partners’ merger into Ares. Both at Ares, and previously at AREA since 2010, he has had the responsibility for the Iberian business. He has over 30 years experience in real estate, including investment and development of commercial and residential property. Mr. Aviles studied Naval Architecture and Engineering at Madrid University and has a degree from IE in Madrid. He was a Director and then MD for Grosvenor Spain and a Director of Grosvenor Continental Europe from 2002 to 2010. Before Grosvenor, he had been investment partner at JLL and MD at Procisa and Hammerson Spain during the 90’s.
Mark Tsocanos
Partner
The Baupost Group
United States
Segment: Investment Manager
Biography:
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.
Daniel Dejanovic
Head, European Real Estate
Cerberus European Capital Advisors
United Kingdom
Segment: Private Equity
Biography:
Daniel Dejanovic, Head of European Real Estate and Managing Director of Cerberus Global Investments B.V. Mr. Dejanovic joined Cerberus in June 2006. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Dejanovic worked in the corporate finance arm of Ernst & Young in their London business modelling and valuation team from 2005 to 2006. From 2004 to 2005 Mr. Dejanovic worked for the Australian subsidiary of China Light and Power (CLP) in Business Development and Project Finance. From 1998 to 2004, Mr. Dejanovic worked for the Australian subsidiary of Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited and Hong Kong Electric Holdings Limited in various rolls across Corporate Treasury, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Commercial Analysis. Mr. Dejanovic
Minh Pham
‎Senior Fund & Portfolio Manager
SwissLife France
France
Brian Betel
Managing Partner
ASG Iberia Advisors
Spain
Segment: Private Equity Real Estate Investment
Biography:
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.
David Brush
CIO
Merlin Properties
Spain
Segment: Acquisition & Management of Commercial R
Biography:
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.
Discussions
Tuesday. May 22nd, 2018
Discussion: 03:00pm to 04:15pm
Flujo de Capital Extranjero - Sentimiento inversor, ¿en pleno crecimiento o paulatinamente desvaneciendo?
Flujo de Capital Extranjero - Sentimiento inversor, ¿en pleno crecimiento o paulatinamente desvaneciendo?

Head of European Real Estate & Senior MD
Cerberus Global Investments
Partner
The Baupost Group
Partner, Corporate & Commercial Law
Garrigues
CEO
Activum SG Capital Management
Discussion: 05:00pm to 06:00pm
Fuentes de financiación: Tradicional vs Alternativa - ¿Pocas opciones para muchos proyectos?
MD Corporate & Acquisition Finance & RE
CaixaBank
MD, Head of Structured Finance
CIB
Director Estrategia y Análisis
Banc Sabadell
Global Head of Capital Markets
H.I.G. Capital
Head of Real Estate Finance Spain
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG
Director Red Santander España
Banco Santander
Director
HIG Capital
Director
Eastdil Secured
High Street Retail vs Centros y Parques Comerciales- ¿Dónde están las mejores oportunidades?
Director, Head of Investment and AM
Sonae Sierra
Managing Director
Kennedy Wilson
Head of Real Estate Iberia
Deutsche Asset Management
Chief Executive Officer
Neinver
Managing Director
Cadena Spain
Director Mergers & Acquisitions
ECE Projektmanagement
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
IBA Capital Partners
Partner
DS & Partners
CEO
Grupo Lar: Lar España RE Socimi
Executive Director, Private Equity Funds
AEW Europe
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
IBA Capital Partners
Presidente
Grupo Baraka
Director Comercial
Grupo Baraka
Discussion: 06:30pm to 07:30pm
Alternativos en Residencial: “Built to Rent”, Tercera Edad, Vivienda Asistida. ¿Cómo está evolucionando…
Alternativos en Residencial: “Built to Rent”, Tercera Edad, Vivienda Asistida. ¿Cómo está evolucionando el mercado?

Managing Partner
ASG Iberia Advisors
CEO
Q21
Managing Director/ Head of Spain
Greystar
Founder
Ursus Kapital
Partner, Head of Spain
Alpine Grove Partners
Barcelona y Madrid- ¿Qué productos "Core" quedan? ¿Existen mejores oportunidades para productos "Value-…
Barcelona y Madrid- ¿Qué productos "Core" quedan? ¿Existen mejores oportunidades para productos "Value- Add"?

Sales Director Western Europe
First Title Insurance plc
Directora General Corporativa
Inmobiliaria Colonial
Partner, Head of acquisitions
Stoneweg
Investment Director
FREO Group
Wednesday. May 23rd, 2018
Discussion: 09:30am to 10:30am
Inversión Global e Institucional - ¿Cuál es la perspectiva del inversor global con respecto al panorama…
Inversión Global e Institucional - ¿Cuál es la perspectiva del inversor global con respecto al panorama español?

Vice President
Brookfield
Head of Real Estate
Clifford Chance
Managing Director
Kennedy Wilson
MD, Regional Head of France & Spain
FREO Group
Managing Partner
Spinnia
Investment Director
GAM International Management
Vice President
Morgan Stanley
‎Senior Fund & Portfolio Manager
Swiss Life Asset Managers
Senior Advisor - Spain
Ares Management
Managing Partner
Palm Capital
Discussion: 11:15am to 12:15pm
Oficinas - ¿Crecimiento y cambios mayormente impulsados por el sector TIC? ¿Será el formato co-working…
Oficinas - ¿Crecimiento y cambios mayormente impulsados por el sector TIC? ¿Será el formato co-working el protagonista?

Country Head Spain
AEW Europe
Managing Director, Head of Spain
FREO Group
CIO
Merlin Properties
Founding Partner
Urban Input
CIO
Inmobiliaria Colonial
Partner
Conren Tramway
Residencial - La Estrella del momento -¿ Seguirá en crecimiento o se puede pronosticar una caída?
Managing Partner
ASG Iberia Advisors
CEO
Dazia Capital Real Estate
CEO
Wilcox
Partner, Real Estate
Deloitte
Partner Responsible for Spain & Portugal
Kronos Investment Group
General Manager
Volumetric
CEO
Metrovacesa
Partner Real Estate
TREA Real Estate
Board Member
Uniq
Partner
The Baupost Group
Presidente
Grupo Inmobiliario Ferrocarril
Discussion: 12:45pm to 01:45pm
Deuda vs Capital - ¿Es deuda la nueva preferencia?
Principal
Blackstone
Founding Partner
Oquendo Capital
Capital Markets, Partner
Clifford Chance
Principal
Tyndaris Real Estate
Managing Director
GIV Partners
MD, Head of Real Estate
Crédit Agricole CIB
Partner
Conren Tramway
Partner, Real Estate
Deloitte
Head of Real Estate Finance Spain
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG
Principal
Cale Street Partners
Head of Iberia
Allianz Real Estate
Director
ING Wholesale Banking - España
Discussion: 03:30pm to 04:45pm
Daniel Dejanovic
Head of European Real Estate & Senior MD
Cerberus Global Investments
Biography:
Mr. Dejanovic joined Cerberus in June 2006. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Dejanovic worked in the corporate finance arm of Ernst & Young in their London business modeling and valuation team from 2005 to 2006. From 2004 to 2005 Mr. Dejanovic worked for the Australian subsidiary of China Light and Power (CLP) in Business Development and Project Finance. From 1998 to 2004, Mr. Dejanovic worked for the Australian subsidiary of Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited and Hong Kong Electric Holdings Limited in various roles across Corporate Treasury, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Commercial Analysis.
Mark Tsocanos
Partner
The Baupost Group
United States
Segment: Investment Manager
Biography:
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.
Óscar De Santiago Torrente
Partner, Corporate & Commercial Law
Garrigues
Biography:
Oscar has a wealth of experience in the area of real estate law, both on the more traditional side, taking in sale and purchase, construction and lease transactions, and in more finance-related aspects, in the form of the financing and refinancing of real estate development projects and the taking up of stakes in property companies by acquiring equity and/or under mezzanine arrangements. In recent years, he has worked in close collaboration with some of Spain’s leading financial institutions through the entire process for the award of assets, divestments, portfolio reorganizations or the disposal of portfolios under an array of methods.
Saul Goldstein
CEO
Activum SG Capital Management
Biography:
ActivumSG manages more than 1 billion euros of discretionary capital investing in Germany and Spain. Prior to establishing ActivumSG, Saul headed the European real estate investment team which advised the Cerberus Capital Management companies on German and European investment opportunities. In a nine-and-a-half year career at Cerberus, Saul helped to open and run investment advisory offices for the Cerberus management companies in 4 countries. He advised on investments in real estate, real estate debt, NPLs and operating businesses.
Carlos Mazarío
MD Corporate & Acquisition Finance & RE
CaixaBank
Biography:
Managing Director de Corporate and Acquisition Finance and Real Estate Finance en Caixabank – CIB. Con 20 años de experiencia en Banca de Inversión y Financiación Estructurada, los primeros 10 en labores de M&A y los últimos 10 en Financiación Corporativa, de Adquisiciones, de Private Equity y Real Estate. Con responsabilidad sobre el equipo de Real Estate desde 2016. El equipo CaixaBank se ha destacado en los últimos años como uno de los principales financiadores y líderes de mercado en operaciones estructuradas de Commercial Real Estate, con mención especial a la financiación de proyectos de Centros Comerciales, Oficinas y Hoteles.
Ignacio Sánchez de Lamadrid
MD, Head of Structured Finance
CIB
Spain
Biography:
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.
José Antonio Alarcón Hernández
Director Estrategia y Análisis
Banc Sabadell
Biography:
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).
Kyle Fox
Global Head of Capital Markets
H.I.G. Capital
United Kingdom
Biography:
Kyle Fox is the Global Head of Capital Markets for H.I.G. Capital and is responsible for sourcing financings and other capital structure alternatives across the firm’s investment strategies at the fund level. She manages and cultivates capital market relationships across a broad array of institutions including corporate and investment banks, funds, and institutional investors. Prior to joining H.I.G. Capital, Kyle held various roles in banking including securitisation and relationship management at Deutsche Bank and Lloyds. She also has experience in principle investing and providing advisory services for middle market and distressed assets.
Manuel Gil
Head of Real Estate Finance Spain
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG
Biography:
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.
Manuel Iturbe
Director Red Santander España
Banco Santander
Spain
Natale Giostra
Director
HIG Capital
United Kingdom
Segment: Property Company
Biography:
Natale is a Director of H.I.G. Realty in London. Natale has more than fifteen years of real estate credit experience, employing both senior and mezzanine strategies across Europe. Natale is responsible for investment origination, transaction structuring and in particular with a focus on credit for the European portfolio investments. Prior to joining H.I.G., Natale was the Head of the newly established Real Estate Finance department at Gatehouse Bank (owned by the Kuwait Investment Authority), where he was responsible for originating and structuring credit investment opportunities in Europe. Earlier in his career, Natale worked for Goldman Sachs in Italy and almost 10 years at CBRE as European Head of the Debt & Structured Finance department
Per Mario Floden
Director
United Kingdom
Segment: Real Estate Investment Banking
Biography:
Per Mario is a senior member of the Eastdil debt placement team. He has over 18 years of structured finance and real estate experience. Before joining Eastdil he was the head of real estate at StormHarbour Securities, focused on restructuring advisory, recapitalisations and REO/NPL sales in peripheral countries. Prior to that he was director of European real estate structured finance at Eurohypo and helped set up ABN Amro's structured real estate capital team. Per Mario's prior experience also includes ABS/CMBS structuring across Europe.
Alexandre Fernandes
Director, Head of Investment and AM
SPAIN
Biography:
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.
Cristina Pérez Liz
Managing Director
Kennedy Wilson
Spain
Biography:
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.
Daniel Gálvez
Head of Real Estate Iberia
Deutsche Asset Management
SPAIN
Biography:
Daniel is the Head of Real Estate Iberia at DWS. He joined DWS to the Real Estate division in 2013 where they currently have a portfolio of ca. €1.7bn of assets under management in Spain and Portugal. Prior joining DWS, Daniel has worked for institutional investors, banks and specialized funds such as Unibail-Rodamco, Santander Private Banking and APN Property Group.
Daniel Losantos Egea
Chief Executive Officer
Neinver
Biography:
Daniel Losantos is CEO at NEINVER since October 2015; a leading property development, investment and asset management company with operations in the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and Spain. Daniel joined the company in 2011 and became Managing Director in 2012. He previously worked at the finance boutique A&G for several years. He is an Industrial Engineer by the “Universidad Pontificia de Comillas ICAI” and holds an MBA from Columbia.
Dilip Khullar
Managing Director
Cadena Spain
Spain
Biography:
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
Director Mergers & Acquisitions
ECE Projektmanagement
Biography:
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.
Jesús Valderrama
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
IBA Capital Partners
Spain
Segment: Asset and Fund Manager
Biography:
Co-Founder and Managing Partner of IBA Capital Partners. He graduated in Economic and Business Sciences and specialized in Finance from the University of Bayreuth, Germany. His career started at the International Department of the Eurohypo Bank. He worked for some years at the bank's headquarters in Frankfurt (Germany) and was the operations manager of the bank in Spain. Jesús started the introduction of the bank into Latin America (Mexico).
Luca Delli Santi
Partner
DS & Partners
Biography:
Responsible with the business development activity of the firm.
Miguel Pereda
CEO
Grupo Lar: Lar España RE Socimi
Biography:
Miguel Pereda has over 25 years experience in the real estate sector. Currently he is CEO and member of the executive board of Grupo Lar, a RE company with vast experience in the sector that operates in Europe and Latam. He also is Director of Lar España Real Estate which in March'14 was the 1st REIT to be floated in Spain. Earlier in his career in RE, Miguel Pereda held for 6 years the position of CEO of Grupo Lar Grosvenor. He holds a degree in Economics and Business Studies from the UCM, a Master’s Degree in Tax Consultancy from ICADE and an MBA from the IE, the Breakthrough Program for Senior Executives taught by the IMD and a RE program at HBS. He received in 2015 the Fellow designation, as an Eminent Member by RICS.
Nikos Koulouras
Executive Director, Private Equity Funds
AEW Europe
United Kingdom
Biography:
Nikos is an Executive Director in the Private Equity Funds at AEW Europe. He is based out of London and is responsible for deal origination and execution in Southern Europe and CEE. Nikos has been involved in over €2bn of transactions across retail, office, logistics and residential. Prior to joining AEW in 2015, Nikos was a Director and Co-Head of Real Estate at Salamanca Group, where he executed and managed investments in residential, commercial and retail developments across CEE, Spain, UK and Brazil. Nikos started his career as an architect before joining the Real Estate team at Merrill Lynch. Nikos holds an MBA from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Architecture from RMIT.
Thierry Julienne
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
IBA Capital Partners
Spain
Segment: Asset and fund manager
Biography:
Founding Partner and Managing Director of IBA Capital Partners. He graduated in Economics and Business Sciences and is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Former development manager in STIM Paris (Bouygues real estate), Director of Constructa Asset Management in Spain and Portugal, Director of Capital Markets at Auguste-Thouard Colliers (Spain), Co-Founder and Director of Capital Markets at EXA Real Estate Advisors (Spain).
Trinitario Casanova Abadía
Presidente
Grupo Baraka
Biography:
President and founder of Grupo Baraka, Trinitario has a vast experience in the real estate sector. He started his career over 30 years ago in Murcia, a city that became his hometown although he was born in Orihuela where he worked under the supervision of his father in the fruit exporting area. He is a self-taught and self-made successful business man who has been able to position himself as one of the main RE figures in Spain. Besides his extensive professional career, in 2014 Trinitario founded a non-profit foundation named after his father –Fundación Trinitario Casanova- devoted to contribute to the development and well-being of our society in various areas.
Trinitario Casanova Pujante
Director Comercial
Grupo Baraka
Biography:
President and founder of Grupo Baraka, Trinitario has a vast experience in the real estate sector. He started his career over 30 years ago in Murcia, a city that became his hometown although he was born in Orihuela where he worked under the supervision of his father in the fruit exporting area. He is a self-taught and self-made successful business man who has been able to position himself as one of the main RE figures in Spain. Besides his extensive professional career, in 2014 Trinitario founded a non-profit foundation named after his father –Fundación Trinitario Casanova- devoted to contribute to the development and well-being of our society in various areas.
Alberto Valls
Head of Real Estate
SPAIN
Biography:
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
Alexandre Pessegueiro
Head of Asset Management - Spain
Biography:
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.
Miguel Arimont Lincoln
Business Development Director
VICA GROUP
Biography:
Miguel Arimont, with more than a decade in Real Estate experience, MBA from IE Business School and recognized international experience, acts as Business Development Director for VICA Group, a Real Estate Holding acting in many segments of Real Estate areas, including investing, brokerage, and developing Real Estate Projects.
Oscar de Navas Cabre
Investment Director
Spain
Segment: Commercial Real Estate
Biography:
Oscar de Navas joined FREO Group in 2015 and is responsible for FREO’s Spain investment operations. He brings more than 10 years of experience in Commercial Real Estate with focused expertise in real estate investment transactions, asset management, and portfolio and asset valuation. Leaded transactions amounting more than €400m and managed a multi asset class portfolio (office, logistic and retail) of more than 20 assets and 300,000 sqm. Broad Real Estate experience. Worked for GE Capital Real Estate the last 8 years, Aguirre Newman 2 years and Accenture 2 years. Executive MBA from IESE Business School in 2014.
Pedro Barceló
Managing Director
Patron Capital Europe
Biography:
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.
Rafael Avilés Uruñuela
Senior Advisor - Spain
Ares Management
Spain
Biography:
Rafael Aviles is currently Senior Advisor for AML where he started as MD for Iberia July 2013 upon AREA Property Partners’ merger into Ares. Both at Ares, and previously at AREA since 2010, he has had the responsibility for the Iberian business. He has over 30 years experience in real estate, including investment and development of commercial and residential property. Mr. Aviles studied Naval Architecture and Engineering at Madrid University and has a degree from IE in Madrid. He was a Director and then MD for Grosvenor Spain and a Director of Grosvenor Continental Europe from 2002 to 2010. Before Grosvenor, he had been investment partner at JLL and MD at Procisa and Hammerson Spain during the 90’s.
Vanessa Gelado
Investments & Strategy Director
Neinver
Biography:
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.
Brian Betel
Managing Partner
ASG Iberia Advisors
Spain
Segment: Private Equity Real Estate Investment
Biography:
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.
Joaquín Ros
CEO
Q21
Spain
Biography:
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.
Juan Manuel Acosta
Managing Director/ Head of Spain
Greystar
Biography:
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.
Pablo Erik Alvargonzalez Ramos
Founder
Ursus Kapital
SPAIN
Biography:
ounder 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.
Rohit Wanchoo
Partner, Head of Spain
Alpine Grove Partners
Spain
Biography:
Rohit Wanchoo is a Partner, and head of Spain. He also is a member of the macroeconomic research team. Prior to joining Grove in 2008, Mr. Wanchoo worked at Lehman Brothers in the firm’s Global Power Investment Banking Group, and at the United Nations as part of the UN Millennium Project. Mr. Wanchoo received a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, a master’s degree in Public Administration in International Development from Harvard Kennedy School, and a master’s in Business Administration from MIT Sloan School of Management.
Andrew Jackson
Sales Director Western Europe
First Title Insurance plc
Biography:
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.
Carmina Ganyet i Cirera
Directora General Corporativa
Inmobiliaria Colonial
Biography:
Carmina Ganyet inició su trayectoria profesional en el sector financiero en Caixa de Catalunya. El año 1991 ingresó en la firma de auditoría Arthur Andersen en Barcelona, especializándose en auditoría del sector financiero. En 1995 entró a formar parte del grupo “La Caixa” como responsable de Control de Gestión del Grupo Financiero, Inmobiliario y Asegurador de Caixa Holding (actual Criteria). En el año 2000, fue nombrada Directora del Área Operativa y Financiera de Colonial. En enero 2009 pasó a desempeñar las funciones de Directora General Corporativa de Colonial y es miembro del Consejo de Administración de Société Foncière Lyonnaise.
Joaquín Castellví
Partner, Head of acquisitions
Stoneweg
Spain
Segment: Fund Managers
Biography:
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.
Oscar de Navas Cabre
Investment Director
Spain
Segment: Commercial Real Estate
Biography:
Oscar de Navas joined FREO Group in 2015 and is responsible for FREO’s Spain investment operations. He brings more than 10 years of experience in Commercial Real Estate with focused expertise in real estate investment transactions, asset management, and portfolio and asset valuation. Leaded transactions amounting more than €400m and managed a multi asset class portfolio (office, logistic and retail) of more than 20 assets and 300,000 sqm. Broad Real Estate experience. Worked for GE Capital Real Estate the last 8 years, Aguirre Newman 2 years and Accenture 2 years. Executive MBA from IESE Business School in 2014.
Alberto Nin Garaizabal
Vice President
Biography:
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.
Carlos Portocarrero de las Heras
Head of Real Estate
Spain
Segment: Law firm
Biography:
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.
Cristina Pérez Liz
Managing Director
Kennedy Wilson
Spain
Biography:
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.
Emanuele Dubini
MD, Regional Head of France & Spain
France
Segment: Investment Management Company
Biography:
Emanuele Dubini joined FREO Group in 2015 and is responsible for FREO’s activities in France, Spain and Italy. He brings 25 years of experience in the industry and was previously Managing Director for GE Capital Real Estate in France, Italy and Spain for equity and lending activity. Prior to that he was at BNP Paribas Real Estate and BNL Fondi Immobiliari heading the Capital markets team, Advisory and Consultancy in Italy. Earlier in his career he was Managing Director of Asset Management and board member of selected JVs between Pirelli Re and Morgan Stanley at Pirelli Italy.
Joan Vidiella
Managing Partner
Spinnia
SPAIN
Biography:
A multilingual, multicultural professional with more than twenty years of first class commercial and corporate real estate expertise. Joan has worked on both the occupier and investment sides of the business in commercial (office, logistics-industrial), hospitality and residential sectors across Europe, the Middle East and the Americas, and has held senior roles at several top FTSE 100 and IBEX companies. Strong relationship management skills and in-depth understanding of the property development process. Specialties: RE Investment structuring and management, Corporate real estate, Development, Property management. Large experience at strategy deployment to preserve capital and achievement of long-term appreciation through performance.
Jon Rickert
Investment Director
GAM International Management
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor
Biography:
Jon Rickert is an Investment Director and head of GAM’s Real Estate Finance Team. He is responsible for developing and executing real estate debt investment strategies on behalf of the firm’s clients. Before joining GAM in October 2015, he was a partner and head of real estate at Renshaw Bay. Jon joined J.P. Morgan in 1997 as one of the original members of US CMBS origination business and was head of real estate structured finance business in EMEA. He was also responsible for the European real estate distressed debt business and its commercial and residential mortgage servicing businesses in the UK and Germany. Jon began his career working for various property companies acquiring and developing real estate in the US.
Lucía Martínez-Noriega
Vice President
Morgan Stanley
Minh Pham
‎Senior Fund & Portfolio Manager
Swiss Life Asset Managers
France
Biography:
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.
Rafael Avilés Uruñuela
Senior Advisor - Spain
Ares Management
Spain
Biography:
Rafael Aviles is currently Senior Advisor for AML where he started as MD for Iberia July 2013 upon AREA Property Partners’ merger into Ares. Both at Ares, and previously at AREA since 2010, he has had the responsibility for the Iberian business. He has over 30 years experience in real estate, including investment and development of commercial and residential property. Mr. Aviles studied Naval Architecture and Engineering at Madrid University and has a degree from IE in Madrid. He was a Director and then MD for Grosvenor Spain and a Director of Grosvenor Continental Europe from 2002 to 2010. Before Grosvenor, he had been investment partner at JLL and MD at Procisa and Hammerson Spain during the 90’s.
Reda Khatim
Managing Partner
Palm Capital
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor
Biography:
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
Andrés Pan De Soraluce
CEO
OHL Desarrollos
Biography:
Under Andreas' leadership, OHL Desarrollos is developing Ciudad Mayakoba, consisting of 408 hectares for multi-segment RE. Through OHL Desarrollos, he is co-investor and developer of the Canalejas Project, one of the largest hotel and RE projects in Spain. The project covers over 70,000sqm, which will be transformed into the first Four Seasons hotel in Spain, 30 branded residences, an exclusive shopping centre and car park. In addition, in December 2015 OHL Desarrollos acquired, in consortium with co-investor, the 250-year leasehold of the Old War Office, 57 Whitehall in London, former Ministry of War of Great Britain during the I and II World War. The asset will be re-developed into a high-end international hotel with branded residences.
Cristina García-Peri
General Manager
Hispania Activos Inmobiliarios
Biography:
Cristina is the General Manager of Hispania and heads up Corporate Development for Azora Group. She is also Board Member of Evo Banco (Spanish commercial bank) and President of Plan Internacional España. Prior to joining the Azora Group in 2011, she worked for 16 years in the investment-banking sector at both Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan. She started her career in investment banking at J.P. Morgan, where she held various positions in M&A for four years and during ten years as Managing Director responsible for Corporate Equity Derivatives for EMEA. Her last two years took place at Merrill Lynch where, in addition to continuing to lead Corporate Equity Derivatives, she also was responsible for Equity Capital Markets for Spain and Portugal.
Gregory Gilbert
Principal, Head of Iberia
Benson Elliot Capital Management
United Kingdom
Biography:
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
CEO
Arum Group
Spain
Biography:
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-Maria Pont
Presidente
Pierre & Vacances Center Parcs
Biography:
Más de 15 años de experiencia como directivo en desarrollo y gestión de hoteles y resorts, Jose Mª Pont ha desarrollado más de 3.000 unidades residenciales y gestionado inversiones en hoteles y resorts por más de 500M€ a lo largo de los últimos 15 años a lo largo de la costa española.
Marc Rahola Matutes
CEO & Founder
OD Group
Spain
Biography:
Marc is the CEO & founder of OD Group, who as a member of a family specialized in the hospitality sector, began his professional career at a young age. Throughout his trajectory, he has acquired a strong experience in the hotel industry with more than 20 years in the sector. Nowadays, Marc is leading the international expansion of OD Hotels, furthermore he is MBD of different private equity funds (Ocean Group Capital SICAR, Ocean Group Capital II SICAV-SIF, Mastertech Capital SCR and Fivalbolsa Gestión Activa SICAV). Marc holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona and a Master in Taxation from the Center for Financial Studies.
Neville Graham
Managing Director International Member
Best Western Hotels & Resorts
Biography:
Neville joined Best Western Hotels & Resorts in 2006 with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Hospitality Industry. Neville previously held a sales role in the Burlington Hotel in Dublin, Ireland as well as having brand experience with both Hyatt and Choice hotels in both sales and catering/convention services. In his current role as Managing Director of International Member Services for Best Western Hotels & Resorts, Neville oversees hoteliers and owners relationships in various international regions and is currently focussed on the current relaunch of the various Best Western brands for Spain and Portugal.
Carsten Czarnetzki
Country Head Spain
AEW Europe
United Kingdom
Biography:
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.
Daniel Mayans Asián
Managing Director, Head of Spain
Spain
Segment: Commercial Real Estate
Biography:
Daniel Mayans joined FREO Group in 2015 and is responsible for FREO’s Spain operations. He brings over 18 years of experience in Commercial Real Estate and worked previously for GE Capital Real Estate for almost 9 years where he was the Head of Asset Management in Spain and managed a portfolio of €1,2bn. Before GE he worked for Metrovacesa as Portolio Manager where he also managed a portfolio of €500mm. Earlier in his career he worked for Aguirre Newman heading the Office and Retail department. Daniel holds a law degree from the FERT University and a Masters in Executive Management from IESE Business School in Barcelona.
David Brush
CIO
Merlin Properties
Spain
Segment: Acquisition & Management of Commercial R
Biography:
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.
Howard Pierce
Founding Partner
Urban Input
Biography:
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
CIO
Inmobiliaria Colonial
Biography:
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.
Paco Hugas
Partner
Conren Tramway
Biography:
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.
Brian Betel
Managing Partner
ASG Iberia Advisors
Spain
Segment: Private Equity Real Estate Investment
Biography:
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.
Daniel Mazin
CEO
Dazia Capital Real Estate
Biography:
30 años de experiencia Daniel cofundó Dazia Capital Real Estate en 2013, donde desde su posición de Consejero Delegado dirige las operaciones de la compañía supervisando los departamentos de desarrollo de negocio, estrategia, financiación y estructuración. De 1985 a 2000 Daniel formó parte del área de energía y trading de Glencore AG y posteriormente entre 2000 y 2014 dirigió los departamentos de Inmobiliario y Energías Renovables en el Family Office familiar. Daniel es Licenciado en Economía por la London School of Economics.
Félix Llorente Sanz
CEO
Wilcox
Spain
Segment: Inversor / Desarrollador
Biography:
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.
Gonzalo Gallego
Partner, Real Estate
SPAIN
Biography:
Gonzalo is Partner of Real Estate specialized in developers, funds, financial entities and servicers. He began his professional career as an investment analyst at CEPSA and move to A.T. Kearney as an associate for 4 years. Then joined the family real estate development group Akra Urbana, where he created the boutique consultancy firm Quadratia, specialist in managing residential assets (REDs/REOS) for banks, developers, and investors which he managed for 12 years prior to joining Deloitte.
Ignacio Ocejo
Partner Responsible for Spain & Portugal
Kronos Investment Group
Spain
Biography:
Ignacio Ocejo is a Partner at Kronos Investment Group, an investment management platform with offices in London and Madrid. Kronos focuses on distressed real estate investments with an emphasis on non-performing loans backed by land or residential properties. Previous to Kronos, Ignacio was at Grupo Lar during 12 years, six of which acting as Managing Director of Grupo Lar Spain. He has over 25 years of experience in Real Estate with more than 55 thousand units developed in Spain and Portugal.
Jordi Sans Domenech
General Manager
Volumetric
Spain
Segment: Real Estate Developer
Biography:
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.
Jorge Pérez de Leza
CEO
Metrovacesa
Segment: Developer
Biography:
Jorge P. de Leza is CEO of Metrovacesa since the end of 2016. Previously he was the Head of Europe for Grupo Lar during 12 years. Prior to that he worked at The Boston Consulting Group in the Madrid and San Francisco Offices. He is an Industrial Engineer from Comillas University and holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Juan Roig
Partner Real Estate
TREA Real Estate
Biography:
Licenciado en Económicas. Cuenta con más de 25 años de experiencia en el sector inmobiliario. Fue Director General de DTZ Real State para España y de Layetana Inmobiliaria. Posteriormente fundó Activa Consulting & Asset Management, desde donde ha estado ofreciendo servicio de asesoramiento inmobiliario a inversores.
Mario Chisholm
Board Member
Uniq
Spain
Segment: Developer
Biography:
During spells at Citi and Goldman Sachs (lending) as well as Benson Elliot and Och-Ziff (investment), Mario has successfully closed real estate related debt and equity transactions in multiple asset classes and across a number of geographies. In 2014, Mario set up SVS RE, which amongst other things is managing a hotel development in Paris, but is mainly focusing its attention on Spain via UNIQ Residential. Mario holds a position in the Urban Land Institute's YL European Steering Committee and is a board member of EnergyDeck, which underlines his commitment sustainable investing. Mario speaks English, Spanish, German and French fluently.
Mark Tsocanos
Partner
The Baupost Group
United States
Segment: Investment Manager
Biography:
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.
Rafael González-Cobos
Presidente
Grupo Inmobiliario Ferrocarril
SPAIN
Biography:
- Letrado Asesor de Empresas y Licenciado en Derecho por ICADE - Profesor de la Universidad Politécnica en dicho Master - Master en Dirección de Empresas Constructoras e Inmobiliarias por la Escuela Superior de Arquitectura de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid - Presidente Nacional de GECOPI, Asociación de Empresas Gestoras de Cooperativas y Proyectos Inmobiliarios - Presidente de ONNOVO GESTION INMOBILIARIA, S.L. , sociedad gestora de cooperativas y empresas municipales - Presidente de UBICA, Foro de reflexión para el futuro del sector inmobiliario - Presidente de GRUPO INMOBILIARIO FERROCARRIL, S.A. y otras empresas inmobiliarias - Participación en la redacción de planes de vivienda municipales, autonómicos, así como estatales
Alex Mackenzie
Principal
Biography:
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.
Daniel Herrero
Founding Partner
Oquendo Capital
Biography:
Daniel Herrero holds over 20 years of professional experience in the fields of Mezzanine, Corporate Finance (M&A) and Financial Consultancy Services. In 2007 Daniel co-founded Oquendo Capital, EUR 407 million focused on providing junior debt to mid-sized Spanish companies. Since 2007 Oquendo has invested in excess of €300million in 26 companies. In 2002, he was a cofounder of Oquendo Corporate, a leading independent firm specialised in providing financial and M&A advisory services to middle market and family owned companies as well as private equity investors. Prior to Oquendo Daniel developed his professional career in London, with top international Investment Banking firms Deutsche Bank, Bankers Trust/BT Wolfenshon and Merrill Lynch.
Eduardo García
Capital Markets, Partner
SPAIN
Biography:
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.
Enrique Zouein
Principal
Tyndaris Real Estate
United Kingdom
Biography:
Enrique is a Principal at Tyndaris Real Estate. Prior to joining Tyndaris, Enrique worked for Kildare Partners and H.I.G. Capital as part of their distressed principal investments team, having started his career at Houlihan Lokey in their special situations group in Europe. He has extensive knowledge in structuring and executing real estate and corporate transactions across asset classes, jurisdictions and investment products including preferred equity, mezzanine and senior debt, NPLs, secondary loans and direct equity.
Ezequiel Rodríguez Failde
Managing Director
GIV Partners
United States
Segment: Investor
Biography:
Ezequiel Rodriguez is a managing director at GIV Partners, responsible for the company’s global investment strategy including European acquisitions. Over the past 20 years, he has been involved in the acquisition and management of opportunistic, core and value added transactions in excess of $8bn. Leading both expansion and turnaround strategies. Prior to joining GIV Partners, he held positions at JP Morgan, UBS AG, and PGIM/Prudential RE. Including as regional head Europe of UBS REIM and member of its global management and investment committees, as CEO of PGIM RE Mexico and member of its LatAm executive and investment committees, and as Principal at the Peabody Funds of JP Morgan & O’Connor Capital Partners in Europe and the Americas.
Guillermo Bergareche
MD, Head of Real Estate
Crédit Agricole CIB
Spain
Biography:
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
Jaime Enrique Hugas
Partner
Conren Tramway
Biography:
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.
Javier García Mateo
Partner, Real Estate
Biography:
Javier García-Mateo is a Real Estate Partner in the Financial Advisory division (FA). Throughout his professional career, he has advised on real estate projects and developed high-level jobs in the areas of Finance, Industry and Services. Javier has led projects for a large number of companies with exposure to the Real Estate sector and has also worked in the preparation and evaluation of strategy plans, Due Diligence, asset valuation, urban planning and real estate transactions
Manuel Gil
Head of Real Estate Finance Spain
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG
Biography:
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
Principal
Cale Street Partners
Biography:
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.
Miguel Torres Lang
Head of Iberia
Allianz Real Estate
Biography:
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).
Pablo Alvarez Rendueles
Director
ING Wholesale Banking - España
Biography:
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.
David Brush
CIO
Merlin Properties
Spain
Segment: Acquisition & Management of Commercial R
Biography:
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.
Gustavo Cardozo Lupi
SVP, Country Manager Spain
SPAIN
Biography:
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.
Juan Carlos Ortega Páramo
Director, Industrial & Logistics
Neinver
Reda Khatim
Managing Partner
Palm Capital
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor
Biography:
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
Roberto Roca
Investment Director & Head of Spain
Orion Capital Managers
Spain
Biography:
Roberto is Investment Director with primary responsibility for Orion Capital Manager’s Spanish activities. Prior to joining Orion, he was MD of Cordillera Capital, a REIM company based in Paris. Previously, he held senior positions at AEW Europe and LaSalle Investment Management, leading teams that invested over 1.5 billion Euros in retail, office, hotel & logistics assets across Europe. His past experience includes the development of shopping centers, offices & logistics platforms in LatAm, France and the UK He received a Bachelor of Arts from Haverford College, a Masters of Architecture from Rice University and an M.B.A. from INSEAD. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and serves on the International Council of Haverford College.
Alberto López Balbas
Senior ​Partner
Urbania International
Spain
Segment: Developer
Biography:
Co-founder and Managing Director of Urbania international. ​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.
Antonio Simontalero Santurino
Head of Investment Operations Iberia
CBRE Global Investors
Biography:
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.
Juan Manuel Acosta
Managing Director/ Head of Spain
Greystar
Biography:
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.
Raj Kotecha
Co-founder & Managing Director
Amro Real Estate Partners
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor & Operator
Biography:
Raj is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Amro Real Estate Partners, a successful real estate investment firm specialising in the purpose built student housing and multifamily residential sectors with a track record of £350M GDV of schemes completed and under development in the UK and Europe. He graduated with a 1st class degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and holds a Masters Degree in Finance from Cambridge University. Raj began his career as a strategy consultant and has been a real estate investor for over twenty years.
Francisco Cavaleiro de Ferreira
Managing Director Portugal & Spain
Multi Portugal
Biography:
Francisco Cavaleiro was a student at the Portuguese Military College and later in the Military Portuguese Naval University. He has Engineering Degree by Lusófona University and a Graduation at Harvard University - Harvard Business School. He was Partner & General Manager at Thermohidraulica and started his shopping management career in Sonae Sierra Portugal. In 2002 he incorporated Multi Portugal at Almada Forum as General Manager and later as Regional Manager. In 2011 he was appointed as Spain Country Manager and since 2014 he is the Iberia Managing Director for Multi Corporation. During his career, he was also an Invited Teacher at Portuguese Catholic University and since 2013 he is the President of the Portuguese Cancer Society
Javier Ricote Mateos
Senior Director Real Estate
CaixaBank
José Ignacio Tramuns Pladellorens
Head of CRE Structuring EMEA
Banc Sabadell
Biography:
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.
Rachel Lupiani
Real Estate Advisor
Oaktree Capital Management
Biography:
Rachel Lupiani has over 19 years’ experience working as a real estate investment professional. In her current role with Oaktree Capital’s Real Estate and Distressed Debt Funds, her main responsibilities include sourcing and underwriting real estate opportunities in Spain, Portugal, France and Italy and assisting in asset management for certain transactions. Prior to joining Oaktree in 2013, Ms. Lupiani spent 11 years working for The Carlyle Group’s European Real Estate Fund and 3 years at LaSalle Investment Management. She graduated with a B.A. from Washington University, an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and an Executive Master from ESCP Europe.
Fabrizio Agrimi
Director General
VBARE
Biography:
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.
Manuel Enrich
Director, Investor Relations
SAREB
Spain
Segment: Asset Management
Biography:
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.
Pablo Serrano de Haro
Head of Tax at Clifford Chance Spain
Spain
Segment: Law Firm
Biography:
Pablo joined Clifford Chance in 2001. He advises high quality international investors on the structuring of their investments and is very active on the incorporation of all type of investment funds (real estate funds –specifically REITs-, debt funds, equity funds, etc). He also enjoys extensive experience on large corporate restructurings and M&A cross border transactions. He recently advised Orion on the acquisition, jointly with Cerberus, of a majority stake in Sotogrande and Autonomy Spain Real Estate SOCIMI on its flotation on the MAB.
Agenda

Tuesday. May 22nd, 2018

14.00 - 15.00 Registro


15.00 - 16.15 Keynote


16.15 - 17:00 Networking


17.00 - 18:00 Debate


18:00 - 18:30 Networking


18.30 - 19.30 Debate


19.30 - 20.00 Cóctel de recepción


20:00 - 22.30 Cena de networking

Wednesday. May 23rd, 2018

09.00 - 09.30 Registro


09.30 - 10.30 Debate


10.30 - 11.15 Networking


11.15 - 12.15 Debate


12:15 - 12:45 Networking


12.45 - 13.45 Debate


13.45 - 15.30 Almuerzo


15.30 - 16.45 Debate


16.45 - 18.00 Cóctel de cierre

 

Venue

Westin Palace Madrid
Plaza de las Cortes, 7, 28014 Madrid

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Networking Dinner

InterContinental Madrid
Paseo de la Castellana, 49, 28046 Madrid, Spain


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Loredana Carollo

Club Director

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Loredana Carollo
loredana.carollo@griclub.org
+ 44 (0)20 7121 5065
Club Director
GRI Club
Biography:

Loredana Carollo is the Director Andean & Southern Cone and is responsible for the GRI meetings in Argentina, Colombia, Chile and Peru. She is Venezuelan- Italian and has lived in Caracas, Washington DC, Barcelona and London. Loredana holds a Bachelor of Social Communications from Universidad Santa María in Caracas, her hometown.

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PARTICIPANTES 2017
Saul GoldsteinSaul GoldsteinCEOActivum SG Capital Management
Carsten CzarnetzkiCarsten CzarnetzkiCountry Head SpainAEW Europe
Nikos KoulourasNikos KoulourasExecutive Director, Private Equity FundsAEW Europe
Diego RivasDiego RivasSocioAlantra
Miguel Torres LangMiguel Torres LangHead of IberiaAllianz Real Estate
Rohit WanchooRohit WanchooPartner, Head of SpainAlpine Grove Partners
Raj KotechaRaj KotechaCo-founder & Managing DirectorAmro Real Estate Partners
Francisco Guijarro ZubizarretaFrancisco Guijarro ZubizarretaOf CounselAndersen Tax & Legal Iberia
Maite Hernández FalcóMaite Hernández FalcóPartnerAndersen Tax & Legal Iberia
Sebastian-Dominik JaisSebastian-Dominik JaisPartner, Non-Performing LoansApollo Global Management
Rafael Avilés UruñuelaRafael Avilés UruñuelaSenior Advisor - SpainAres Management

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Saul Goldstein
CEO
Activum SG Capital Management
Biography:
ActivumSG manages more than 1 billion euros of discretionary capital investing in Germany and Spain. Prior to establishing ActivumSG, Saul headed the European real estate investment team which advised the Cerberus Capital Management companies on German and European investment opportunities. In a nine-and-a-half year career at Cerberus, Saul helped to open and run investment advisory offices for the Cerberus management companies in 4 countries. He advised on investments in real estate, real estate debt, NPLs and operating businesses.
Carsten Czarnetzki
Country Head Spain
AEW Europe
United Kingdom
Biography:
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.
Nikos Koulouras
Executive Director, Private Equity Funds
AEW Europe
United Kingdom
Biography:
Nikos is an Executive Director in the Private Equity Funds at AEW Europe. He is based out of London and is responsible for deal origination and execution in Southern Europe and CEE. Nikos has been involved in over €2bn of transactions across retail, office, logistics and residential. Prior to joining AEW in 2015, Nikos was a Director and Co-Head of Real Estate at Salamanca Group, where he executed and managed investments in residential, commercial and retail developments across CEE, Spain, UK and Brazil. Nikos started his career as an architect before joining the Real Estate team at Merrill Lynch. Nikos holds an MBA from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Architecture from RMIT.
Diego Rivas
Socio
Alantra
Miguel Torres Lang
Head of Iberia
Allianz Real Estate
Biography:
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).
Rohit Wanchoo
Partner, Head of Spain
Alpine Grove Partners
Spain
Biography:
Rohit Wanchoo is a Partner, and head of Spain. He also is a member of the macroeconomic research team. Prior to joining Grove in 2008, Mr. Wanchoo worked at Lehman Brothers in the firm’s Global Power Investment Banking Group, and at the United Nations as part of the UN Millennium Project. Mr. Wanchoo received a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, a master’s degree in Public Administration in International Development from Harvard Kennedy School, and a master’s in Business Administration from MIT Sloan School of Management.
Raj Kotecha
Co-founder & Managing Director
Amro Real Estate Partners
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor & Operator
Biography:
Raj is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Amro Real Estate Partners, a successful real estate investment firm specialising in the purpose built student housing and multifamily residential sectors with a track record of £350M GDV of schemes completed and under development in the UK and Europe. He graduated with a 1st class degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and holds a Masters Degree in Finance from Cambridge University. Raj began his career as a strategy consultant and has been a real estate investor for over twenty years.
Francisco Guijarro Zubizarreta
Of Counsel
Andersen Tax & Legal Iberia
Maite Hernández Falcó
Partner
Andersen Tax & Legal Iberia
Sebastian-Dominik Jais
Partner, Non-Performing Loans
Apollo Global Management
Biography:
Dr. Jais joined Apollo Management in 2010 and is a Partner in Apollo ’s European Principal Finance Funds. Prior to joining Apollo Management, Dr. Jais was a Vice President at Hudson Germany, where he was responsible for the screening, execution and closing of distressed investments and real estate opportunities on behalf of Lone Star Funds. Prior to that, Dr. Jais was an associate in the European Securitization group at Citigroup in London with a focus on large commercial real estate loans. He graduated summa cum laude from the Technical University in Munich and holds a PhD from the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel. Dr. Jais is a native German speaker.
Rafael Avilés Uruñuela
Senior Advisor - Spain
Ares Management
Spain
Biography:
Rafael Aviles is currently Senior Advisor for AML where he started as MD for Iberia July 2013 upon AREA Property Partners’ merger into Ares. Both at Ares, and previously at AREA since 2010, he has had the responsibility for the Iberian business. He has over 30 years experience in real estate, including investment and development of commercial and residential property. Mr. Aviles studied Naval Architecture and Engineering at Madrid University and has a degree from IE in Madrid. He was a Director and then MD for Grosvenor Spain and a Director of Grosvenor Continental Europe from 2002 to 2010. Before Grosvenor, he had been investment partner at JLL and MD at Procisa and Hammerson Spain during the 90’s.
Jesús Abellán Gómez
CEO
Arum Group
Spain
Biography:
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.
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