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Open Ended Fund Pricing - Roundtable
Pricing mechanisms for open ended real estate funds is an important topic which has always generated much attention.During this breakfast seminar, we will discuss market insights and context on the various fund pricing mechanisms used in the European market by describing the key issues faced by investors and what fund managers use to address these issues.Confirmed speakers/panellists:Chair: Nick Brown, M&G (link to biography)Michael Hornsby, Partner, EY (link to biography)Robert White, Partner,...
UBS, 5 Broadgate, London, EC2M 2QS
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017 - 08:30
AREF Summer Drinks: Brexit Referendum two years on
Save the DateThe Association of Real Estate Funds invites members to the AREF Summer Drinks reception on 14 June 2018.This event is for AREF members only. More information and registration details will follow. 
UBS, 5 Broadgate, London, EC2M 2QS
Thursday, 14 June, 2018 - 17:30
AREF Annual Dinner
Save the Date The Association of Real Estate Funds invites members to the AREF Annual Dinner on Wednesday 26 September 2018. This event is for AREF members only.  More information and registration details will follow. 
Wednesday, 26 September, 2018 - 18:00
IPF Breakfast Briefing: GRESB ESG Assessments & INREV Guidelines
Time:  8.45am – 9.45am (Registration at 8.15am)   Speaker: Roxana Isaiu,  Director, ESG & Real Estate, GRESB  Outline: This one-hour session will look at:  The trends being identified by the annual GRESB Real Estate Assessment, which provides a basis for reporting, scoring and benchmarking of environmental, social and governance (ESG) management and performance of property companies and funds; and  How the GRESB reporting framework fits with the...
Carter Jonas, One Chapel Place, London, W1G 0BG
Tuesday, 31 October, 2017 - 08:45
Outlook for the Global Real Estate Market - Event Summary & Slides
 BREAKFAST SEMINAR After a brief introduction from AREF’s CEO, John Cartwright, Andrew Baum of Property Funds Research gave an overview of the global real estate market, with a particular focus on funds.  It is estimated that the institutional investable global universe for real estate is valued at around €23 trillion, versus a global stockmarket valued at around €50 trillion. The investable stock is roughly split one third in each of Europe, Asia and the Americas. Given the world’s...
Kindly sponsored by RBC Investor & Treasury Services, Montcalm Royal London House Hotel, 22-25 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1DX
Thursday, 19 October, 2017 - 08:30
IPF/AREF Joint Event: Real Assets - One Step Beyond
Read below a round-up of the event: Paul Richards, Head of European Real Estate, Mercer LLC Paul gave the audience a valuable insight into how investors are thinking and what he sees as key issues and secular trends for real assets. He said clients’ key concerns were focussed on dealing with a low interest rate environment, seeking capital growth and social impact considerations.Investors are looking for solutions, with an emphasis on cashflow over liquidity. They are looking at both ends of the...
Travers Smith LLP, 2-3 Hosier Lane, London, EC1A 9LX
Tuesday, 3 October, 2017 - 08:30
Driving Factors & the Future of Real Estate Fund Structures - Jersey Seminar
Which factors drive fund managers’ decisions & what is the business rationale behind their choices?How do investors choose their funds?What is the future of the real estate funds industry? This event will look at answering these questions, as well as discussing the various structures and jurisdictions used for real estate funds. Confirmed speakers/panellists:Cathryn Vanderspar, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland (link to biog)Jonathan Master, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland (link to biog)James...
The Pomme D'Or Hotel, Liberation Square, Jersey, JE1 3UF
Wednesday, 27 September, 2017 - 15:15
AREF Annual Dinner & Awards
The 2017 AREF Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony will be held on 20th September 2017.All tables have now been sold for this year's event.Programme for the evening:6.30pm – Welcome drinks are served7.45pm – Call to Dinner8.00pm – Welcome8.10pm – Dinner10.30pm – Networking and post dinner drinks1.00am – CloseA cash bar is open all evening.Dress code:  Business attireRead more about our the AREF Awards here.For further information, please email: 
The Dorchester Hotel
Wednesday, 20 September, 2017 - 18:30