16 Jun 2020
REFI Europe Webinar: How sustainable are the record levels of investment in Germany?

Date: Tuesday 16 June 2020
Time: 9am – 10am BST
Topic: How sustainable are the record levels of investment in Germany?

We have also put together a post event report including key learnings from the session, which you can download here.

The webinar’s sponsor, Invesco, has also provided this free whitepaper called What are the fundamentals driving institutional investment in German real estate?

Discussion points:
• How much has Covid-19 impacted German real estate investments and which markets in particular?
• What are the fundamentals driving institutional investment in German real estate?
• Are opportunities limited to the Big 7 for institutional investors?
• What is the best strategy to find opportunities in the Big 7 where competition is strong?


Lars Reubekeul, Partner, DLA Piper

Lars Reubekeul has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the German and pan European real estate markets, which helps his clients to create investment opportunities and strategic property portfolios. Along with his highly experienced, multilingual team, Lars advises on national and cross-border real estate projects.

Lars has a pragmatic, solution-oriented approach and sees relationships and trust as the key drivers of his practice. This enables him to steer his clients successfully through the challenges of the often complex real estate matters. Lars’ clients include institutional investors, funds, private equity houses, asset management platforms, family offices and corporates. In addition to his interest in Proptech, he has detailed market knowledge of all real estate asset classes with a particular focus on retail and office as well as on data centres.

Lars heads jointly with Fabian Mühlen the German Real Estate group of DLA Piper.


Enrico Imbraguglio, Head of Marketing & Distribution, Optimum Asset Management

Enrico has over 25 years of experience in Finance and a significant track record achieved working in top tier international banks, such as JP Morgan, Banca Intesa and ABN AMRO. After obtaining a degree in Business at the University of Turin, he started his career as junior swap trader with responsibilities in managing derivatives books. In 2002, he moved to the distribution side of the business, to use his risk management skills to better address Pension Funds needs through multi assets products and “tailor made” ALM solutions. Enrico joined Optimum Asset Management in September 2013 as Managing Director.


Christian Eder, Director – Research, Europe, Invesco Real Estate

Christian Eder joined Invesco Real Estate (IRE) in April 2013, and is as a Director within the Research department. He has fifteen years of experience in real estate research across several European markets and sectors.Prior to joining IRE, Christian was a Manager within the Investment Department at Cordea Savills (now Savills Investment Management). In addition to his research responsibilities, he also held the role of Assistant Portfolio Manager.Christian studied at the Technical University Munich and the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich and holds a Diploma in Geography. As part of his studies, Christian completed additional subjects in Real Estate Research and Management and Geographical Retail Research. He is based in the Munich office.


Sandra Ludwig , German Head of Retail Investment, JLL

Sandra Ludwig joined JLL ​​ in 2010. Initially, Team Leader in Hamburg for Retail Investment, she heads the nationwide retail investment unit since 2016. In this function, she acts at the interface between new trade trends, the interests of international investors and the future design of German city centers. Sandra Ludwig is a regular keynote speaker at trade and real estate conferences.


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