Real estate activity in Europe is building momentum in fund raising and deal flow. There is no doubt that investors have a different approach and set of needs when deploying capital in the current market. The impact of regulation and tax reform continues to shape the industry and there is a significant push to optimize and reform operating models. Join us for our fifth annual real estate forum.
Our keynote speaker is Mark Grinis, EY’s Global Real Estate Fund Leader, to speak about EY’s global real estate funds report “Trends in Real Estate Private Equity". We will have three panels discussing the following topical issues:
We have invited industry experts from BNP Paribas Investment Partners, Credit Suisse, Hines Luxembourg S.à r.l., Crestbridge S.A., Dechert LLP, Elvinger, Hoss & Prussen, Lone Star Capital Investments S.à r.l. and ManagementPlus (Luxembourg) S.A. who will share their views on how the business is developing in Luxembourg and international markets.
The latest edition of our annual ETF Survey, entitled “2015 and Beyond”, moderated by Bernard Lhoest, includes market makers and investors for the first time, making it our broadest and most inclusive overview of the industry yet. The results show that the market is expected to continue to grow, with Europe primed to do well. The future of the market will see increased competition and innovation, with liquidity initiatives and regulation top priorities. We will start with a keynote speech by Deborah Fuhr, from ETFGI, on ETFs: Exploring Global Market and User Trends. We will then present the results of our ETF survey which will explore how the industry is evolving around Europe and also include perspectives from Asian and American ETF participants.This will be followed by another keynote speech by Michèle Eisenhuth, from Arendt & Medernach, on ETF Industry regulatory and knowledge update followed by a Q&A session.