09 May 2019
DLA Piper offices, 160 Aldersgate St, London EC1A 4HT
REFI Europe Breakfast Briefing: Hotel Real Estate Investment
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Join REFI Europe for our May Breakfast Briefing, where we will be discussing the topic of Hotel Real Estate Investment.


08:00 Networking & Snacks
08:30 Panel discussion – Hotel Real Estate Investment
10:00 End

Discussion points:

  • Are institutional funds becoming more interested in hotels?
  • Which countries and cities are the most attractive for investment?
  • What investment opportunities are available in the hotels sector – portfolios, independent hotels, assets operated by large hotel chains?
  • What impact has the expansion of the budget hotels segment had?
  • What new hotel concepts are emerging?

Speaker panel:

Patrick Saade, Managing Director, Co-Head European Transactions focusing on hotel disposal assignments, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group
Patrick is responsible for the management of successful hotel and portfolio sales campaigns, including evaluation of opportunities, production of marketing materials, financial underwriting, buyer interaction, day-to-day management and closing.


Susan Samuel, Real estate Lawyer, DLA Piper
Susan has over 22 years of real estate investment and development experience, focussed in the hospitality and leisure sectors. Susan acts for global hotel operators such as Hilton, Selina and for investors and developers of hotel assets.


Vincent Mezard, Head of Hospitality, AXA IM Real Assets
Vincent Mezard is Head of Hospitality at AXA IM – Real Assets. He is responsible for supporting the continued growth of AXA IM – Real Assets’ existing hotel portfolio and our well-established partnerships with major hotel brands.


Bumjoo Maclennan, Director – Hotel Transactions, EuropeInvesco Real Estate
Bumjoo Maclennan is a Director of Hotel Transactions for the Hotel Fund Management team at Invesco Real Estate, a dedicated specialist team who manage IRE’s investment in the hotel real estate sector. Bumjoo has 18 years of hospitality and real estate experience.


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