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Autumn Conference 2017

14 November - 15 November

All change… Join us as we look forward 5-10 years.. an opportunity not to be missed

Our 2017 Autumn Conference will be held on 14 & 15 November at etc Venues, 155 Bishopsgate

This Conference will provide a platform for commercial real estate (CRE) finance market participants to connect, learn and discuss the latest innovations, trends and challenges facing the industry. A must-attend, well-timed event for the industry.

The morning of Tuesday, 14 November will be dedicated to YPREF, click here to register. The main conference will begin post lunch and will close at 17:00 on Wednesday, 15 November.
Our conferences continue to attract an unprecedented number of delegates and sponsors, we expect this trend to continue as our focus expands to encourage participation and involvement from across a changing and challenging market. As the industry association for our sector, we are able to organise unparalleled, thought-provoking and engaging events.
It is our aim to engage participants from the wider CRE marketplace, promote borrower participation, encourage innovation and build clarity and transparency in the market.  An outline programme will be released in September.

BECOME A SPONSOR at the largest CRE Debt Conference in Europe

SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE

Early bird rate (until 31 August)

CREFC Europe member: £935 + VAT

Non-member: £1265 + VAT

    Platinum Sponsors

    Deutsche Bank’s Commercial Real Estate Group (CRE) provides financing to public corporations, private equity groups and individuals owning or acquiring commercial real estate assets in all property types including hotel and lodging, industrial, manufactured housing, multifamily, office and retail across the Americas, Asia and Europe.

    In addition, CRE, through its Real Estate Special Situations Group, is an active investor in distressed commercial mortgages and other real estate debt instruments acquired in the secondary market from other financial institutions and non-bank lenders globally.

    Deutsche Bank’s Corporate Trust division sits within Issuer Services in the Global Transaction Bank. The group provides third party ancillary services to a variety of transactions in the real estate sector. Roles such as SPV administrator, Escrow agent and paying agent sit alongside the traditional trustee services to offer a complete administrative solution to CMBS, loans, bonds and other real estate transactions.

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    Gold Sponsors

    Our real estate finance lawyers have the deep market knowledge and transactional experience to guide our clients through complex and challenging financings in markets throughout the world. We represent both lenders and borrowers in the full spectrum of financings – from conventional commercial loans to sophisticated capital market and securitised transactions.

    Our London team specialises in large CMBS transactions and as a result, our finance, tax and restructuring lawyers are among the most experienced in the market.  The team at Paul Hastings is better able to lead a CMBS transaction through the legal, regulatory, rating agency and investor hurdles than any other legal team in the market.

     

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    Silver Sponsors

    CBRE Capital Advisors combines financial expertise with property insight to drive true client advantage. Uniquely positioned as a real estate investment advisory business within CBRE, the leading global real estate services company, the team offers independent Capital Markets advisory and global institutional investor distribution. It combines this with unmatched real estate experience in all aspects of investment. CBRE Capital Advisors understands the fundamental drivers of capital and real asset performance, and creates solutions for clients, ensuring that every aspect of an investment is delivering optimum returns.

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    CoStar Group provides transparency and drives efficiency in the commercial property sector through real time data and insight. Thousands of property professionals now use CoStar Suite & Propex, where 400,000 commercial buildings are tracked for investment opportunities and transactions; space availability and deals; tenants moving in and lease expiries. Whether acquiring, managing or disposing of assets, both investors and their advisors can use CoStar to spot and analyse opportunities; benchmark and report on the performance of assets; and identify and contact potential buyers or sellers in every market.

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    HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. With around 4,400 offices in both established and emerging markets, we aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.

    Our Infrastructure and Real Estate group sits within the Global Banking & Markets division, an international wholesale business serving major corporate, institutional and government clients. It has a broad international network with offices in more than 60 countries and territories, with strong expertise across developed and emerging economies.

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    McCracken Financial Solutions Corp. is a leading full service vendor in the commercial real estate lending industry. McCracken’ s solution, Strategy, incorporates loan accounting, asset management, servicing, and investor reporting into a comprehensive solution for the entire loan life cycle. Easily accessible tools integrate business process management, business rules, and comprehensive information about the borrower, collateral, and loan history. The combination automates monitoring for risk indicators and initiates user-defined business processes to mitigate risk, meet regulatory requirements, and complete covenant compliance. Want a more proactive way to manage your portfolios? Take a look at McCracken.

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    Bronze Sponsors

    DRC Capital LLP is an independent investment adviser focusing on the commercial real estate debt sector in Europe. Through its London-based dedicated debt investment platform, it offers advisory and origination services to borrowers and investors seeking high quality returns from commercial real estate. The company has been at the forefront of developing debt structures for the commercial real estate sector. DRC adopts an opportunistic approach focussed on high quality commercial real estate assets for both new and existing debt.

    –       Investment focus: acquisition financing, interim financing, refinancing, debt acquisitions
    –       Geographic focus: Western Europe, particularly the UK, Germany and France.  Also the EU, Norway, Switzerland
    –       Asset focus: commercial real estate, particularly offices, hotels, retail and light-industrial

    Since 2008, the DRC team has successfully arranged over £1bn worth of debt investments for its institutional investor client base

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    Eastdil Secured, as the wholly owned real estate investment banking subsidiary of Wells Fargo and Company, specialises in arranging capital transactions within the private and public real estate debt and equity capital markets. Such transactions include the sales of properties, CRE mortgage loans, and corporate entities; the placement of mortgage, mezzanine, and entity level debt financings; and arranging joint ventures, recapitalisations, and platform level equity raises.

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    GÖRG is one of Germany’s leading independent business law firms with 270 lawyers at six offices in Berlin, Cologne, Essen, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg and Munich, GÖRG advises on the core areas of business law. GÖRG has a leading reputation in restructuring and insolvency and is top ranked in corporate, real estate, banking and finance as well as in procurement law. Clients include renowned companies both in Germany and abroad, as well as the public sector. GÖRG has a wealth of experience, particularly in advising banks and financial service providers, real estate and energy companies.

     

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    Reed Smith is a leading international law firm with over 1800 lawyers in 26 offices throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the United States. Founded in 1877, the firm represents leading international businesses from FTSE 100 corporations to mid-market and emerging enterprises. Its lawyers execute the full range of strategic, domestic and cross-border transactions, provide litigation and other dispute resolution services in multi-jurisdictional and high-stake matters and deliver regulatory counsel. Reed Smith is a pre-eminent advisor to industries including financial services, real estate, life sciences, health care, energy and natural resources, advertising, technology and media, shipping, manufacturing, and education.

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