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The End of Fund Life Project – Report Launch Event

AREF hosted
Tuesday 27 September 2016
08:00 For 08:30 start

The End of Fund Life Project – Report Launch Event

To be held at:
Stephenson Harwood's Office, 1 Finsbury Circus, London, EC2M 7SH

Presentation of End of Fund Life Report:
– Deborah Lloyd, Deborah Lloyd Consulting (biography)
– Rachel Portlock, Consultant (biography)

Chair: John Forbes, John Forbes Consulting LLP (biography)

Panelists will include:
– Laure Duhot, Grainger plc
– Alistair Dryer, Aviva Investors (biography)
– Paul Edwards, Legal & General Investment Management (biography)
Kieran Farrelly, The Townsend Group (biography)

AREF, INREV and IPF are pleased to invite their members and other real estate professionals to the upcoming End of Fund Life Project Report Launch Event on 27 September 2016 in London.

In the past few years, a growing number of funds have reached the end of their life and the process to liquidate, restructure or extend has been undertaken.  The success of this procedure appears to have been somewhat mixed leaving some investors and fund managers, no doubt, frustrated and disappointed.  This led to INREV, AREF and IPF setting up the End of Fund Life Project.

The Project Team, consisting of senior real estate professionals, undertook an extensive period of consultation, with over 30 industry representatives being interviewed from the UK, Europe and the US about their knowledge and experiences in the process of winding up or extending real estate funds in the last 10 years.  In addition, three workshops were held in Amsterdam, Jersey and London to attain feedback.

The Project Team are now ready to launch their findings in a report which outlines guiding principles and best practice to help improve the end of fund life experience for all those involved.

To book a place on the event please email:

For further information on the End of Fund Life Project and for up-to-date information on the event please see the project website, at

Download the presentation slides

Download the End of Fund Life Report.

Missed the event?  Watch the webinar here.


Stephenson Harwood
1 Finsbury Circus
London EC2M 7SH