25 May 2022 9am – 9.45am + Add to calendar Webinar Webinar

Investor webinar: Private/ Unlisted REITS and the effect of Inflation 
(from indirect real estate investors' perspective)

Wednesday 25th May 2022

We have changed the date and format of this event, it will now be taking place on the 25th May via webinar. 

Our investor members are invited to join this fantastic webinar to consider highly topical issues from leading commentators. 

This webinar is open to AREF Investor members only (by this we mean indirect investors only, rather than those investing in direct property). This webinar is run in association with the Real Estate Investors' Forum (REIF) and PropertyMatch. 

Register now to avoid disappointment.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Welcome and housekeeping: Sam Whitham, Unlisted Real Estate Fund Secondaries Broker at PropertyMatch
  • Moderator: Melville Rodrigues, Head of Real Estate Advisory, Apex Group & REIF Co-ordinator
  • Speaker: Aisling Colgan, Real Estate Tax at Deloitte assesses the market impact of UK Private REITs (operational from April 2022)
  • Speaker: Jennet Siebrits, Head of UK Research, CBRE considers inflation and effect on our real estate market. Are lessons from the past helpful now and going forward?

Aisling Colgan

Real Estate Tax, Deloitte

Aisling specialises in large scale, complex real estate transactions for major real estate companies and funds. She has a particular focus on UK REITs and co-leads Deloitte’s market-leading REITs practice.

Since 2007, Aisling has worked on a number of major REIT transactions, including launches/IPOs, capital raises, acquisitions, disposals, takeovers, refinancing and restructurings, as well as joint ventures. She is currently working on a number of REIT IPOs and conversions, as well as advising a number of large institutional investors on the set-up of ‘institutional’ REITs.

Melville Rodrigues

Head – Real Estate Advisory, Apex Group

Melville's practice focuses on the launch and operation of funds, including funds which hold underlying real estate investments in the UK as well as internationally. The funds have attracted institutional, private and retail investors.

In addition to servicing clients, he has been involved in representing industry bodies in their dialogue with the Treasury and the FCA. He is a regular contributor to the real estate press.

Jennet Siebrits

Head of UK Research, UK, CBRE

Jennet is an Executive Director at CBRE. She is an economist with over twenty years experience. Jen joined CBRE 15 years ago to set up the residential research team. She is currently head of UK research, with a focus is on the big issues in the real estate world; identifying trends, analysing the market, and providing clients with unrivalled insight and ideas. Jen regularly produces bespoke reports for clients that help inform their strategic decision making process. In addition, she produces a wide ranging programme of thought leadership looking at issues such as placemaking, premium pricing and the impact of regeneration. Jen spends a significant amount of time presenting to client (developer and buyers) to keep them up to date with market developments.


Wednesday 25th May 2022 (this event has been moved from the 10th May)


09.00 Webinar start
09.45 Webinar end

Webinar details:

Call details will be sent to member ahead of the event.


AREF MembersThis webinar is FREE and open to all staff from AREF Investor member firms (view our list of members here). We would also encourage AREF FutureGen members from Investor firms to join this event. 

To book:

Please register using this link, or click the button below. Alternatively you can contact us on Info@aref.org.uk