ANREV Japan Briefing - Low risk / core investments in European real estate in a high pricing environment

14 Jun 2018

Location: Tokyo

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"Low risk / core investments in European real estate in a high pricing environment"

ANREV briefing was successfully hosted on 14 June 2018 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Tokyo. We would like to thank leading European real estate investment managers PATRIZIA and Rockspring (now part of PATRIZIA) and global law firm Greenberg Traurig for sponsoring the event. 


Date : Thursday 14 June 2018
Time : 17:00 – 20:15 ( Registration 16:45)
Venue : Grand Hyatt Hotel, Residence Basil, 2F
16:45 – 17:00  Registration
17:00 – 17:10  Welcome remarks by ANREV
17:10 – 17:30 The Evolution of the European Property Fund Management Industry
  and the Path to Consolidation
  1. Adapting to a tougher regulatory environment
  2. 2 + 2 = 5” means… the right combination!
  Speaker: Robert Gilchrist – Chief Strategy Officer, PATRIZIA AG
  (formerly CEO, Rockspring Property Investment Managers)
17:30 – 17:50 “Low risk / core investment in European real estate in a high
  pricing environment”
  1. The changing environment in Europe – pricing, economy and
  2. Core investing in residential – exposed to interest rate risk
  3. The solution – A “dynamic core approach in winning cities”
  Speaker: Jose Pellicer, group head of research, PATRIZIA
17:50 – 18:30 Investing in German Real Estate – legal framework and
  financing structures
  1. Legal framework for residential real estate investments in Germany
  2. Financing with German mortgage lenders – requirements and alternatives
  Speakers: Claudia Hard, Head of Finance, and
  Dr. Henning Sieber, Shareholder Real Estate M&A,
  Greenberg Traurig Germany
18:30 – 20:15 Networking drinks

Company profile:

PATRIZIA Immobilien

PATRIZIA Immobilien AG has been active as an investment manager in the real estate market across Europe for more than 30 years. PATRIZIA’s activities include the acquisition, management, repositioning and sale of residential and commercial real estate through its own licensed investment platforms.
As a global provider of real estate investments in Europe, PATRIZIA operates as a respected business partner of large institutional investors and retail investors in all major European countries.
On completing the takeovers of recently acquired real estate investment management companies PATRIZIA will manage almost EUR 40 billion of real estate assets, primarily as a portfolio manager for insurance companies, pension fund institutions, sovereign funds, savings and cooperative banks and as co-investor. For further information, please visit:

Rockspring Property Investment Managers

Rockspring Property Investment Managers LLP, part of PATRIZIA Immobilien AG, is a professional investment fiduciary specialising in the acquisition and management of commercial property throughout the UK and continental Europe on behalf of major institutional clients - either directly for single-client accounts or through the Group’s series of tax-efficient, co-mingled investment funds. Originally established in 1984, Rockspring is authorised and regulated by the FCA.
The acquisition of Rockspring was completed in March 2018 by PATRIZIA Immobilien AG, a global provider of real estate investments in Europe, providing PATRIZIA with a London-based fund management hub with a focus on discretionary capital for global clients.  For further information please visit:

Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. More than 400 real estate attorneys form one of the largest real estate teams among leading global law firms.  Greenberg Traurig offers real estate capabilities worldwide and a large number of skilled real estate practitioners with strong domestic market and international experience. In Europe, the real estate teams resident in the UK, Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, and an affiliated Greenberg Traurig office in Italy, working closely with the  global real estate network. In Germany, approximately 60 lawyers provide legal advice predominantly on transactions in the real estate, technology and infrastructure sectors. Greenberg Traurig’s London office has established itself as a multidisciplinary law firm with over 80 lawyers who provide high calibre legal services in the core practices M&A, Real Estate and Equity & Debt Capital Markets.

While size is only one dimension of Greenberg Traurig, the firm is  recognized for its focus on clients’ commercial objectives and a culture of collaboration. Greenberg Traurig stands for practical approaches to complex legal issues, a steadfast work ethic, and commitment to client service. Greenberg Traurig was founded in the U.S. in 1967. For more information please visit