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2023 Real Estate & Private Wealth Management Symposium

August 2, 2023 | InterContinental Singapore | Singapore


Raffles Family Office and Institutional Real Estate, Inc are partnering to create a cutting-edge real estate and private wealth management symposium for global thought leaders on Wednesday, 2 August 2023, at Intercontinental Hotel in Singapore. 

 This is an exclusive, invitation-only Asia family-office wealth forum that is designed to connect the institutional real estate community with Asia’s private wealth community to provide practical and actionable insights into global emerging trends, opportunities and best practices for private-family wealth to create stronger and more profitable real estate partnerships.

 Our theme for 2023 is: “Think different”. At this event, we will examine how macro trends and micro trends connect to reveal new opportunity sets and risks in our shifting world. See our agenda below for topics and speakers.

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*Agenda subject to change

Wednesday, August 2, 2023
7:30 a.m. Registration opens
8:00 a.m. Continental breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome and overview
Speaker(s) and Panelist(s):

Joe Kwan

Managing Partner, Real Estate, Raffles Family Office

Reno Sio

Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Institutional Real Estate, Inc.

9:15 a.m. Special Address: Singapore as international wealth hub with Dr. Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman
Speaker(s) and Panelist(s):

Dr. Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Second Minister for Education & Foreign Affairs

9:30 a.m. Macro-overview of emerging economic & investment themes within Asia
  • How are global trends in growth, inflation and interest rates impacting opportunities and risks within Asia?
  • What are key emerging investment themes that apply across asset classes in general and specifically to real estate equity and debt strategies within Asia?
  • What countries within Asia are best positioned growth moving forward and why?
Speaker(s) and Panelist(s):

James Cheo, CFA, CAIA, FRM

Chief Investment Officer, Southeast Asia, HSBC Global Private Banking and Wealth

10:15 a.m. Raffles group: Current and future family office trends?
  • What are the top priorities for family offices going into third quarter of 2023?
  • How are they evolving and changing, moving forward amidst the global intergenerational wealth transfer?
  • How did your business strategies/investment decisions change in the past 12-months amidst market volatility and uncertainty?
  • How do you view the main challenges and opportunities to real estate investment in Asia?
Moderator(s):

Chi-man Kwan

Group CEO & Founder, Raffles Family Office

Speaker(s) and Panelist(s):

Tim Hartnoll

Executive Chairman, X-Press Feeders

Dr. Lee Oi Kum

Chairperson, Family Business Network Asia

11:00 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. Fundamental drivers of real estate capital flows: Equity & Debt
  • What are the drivers of capital into different real estate strategies today?
  • What is the outlook for various global strategies moving forward?
  • What are some of the return ranges different strategies and sectors are expected to archive moving forward?
  • What makes real estate a unique long term investment allocation?
Moderator(s):

Yvonne Chan

Former CNA news anchor, Media Trainer

Speaker(s) and Panelist(s):

Marcus Meijer

CEO of MARK & Chairman of Crossbay

Simon Treacy

CEO, Private Equity Real Estate, Real Assets, CapitaLand Investment

Rodney Walt

Head of EG Private Wealth, EG

Peter Young

CEO & Co-Founder, Q Investment Partners

12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Designing and managing real estate portfolios: Institutional and private-family office view
  • Defining global investable universe (Asia, North America, Europe)
  • Examine trade-offs of real estate quadrants (private equity, public equity, private debt, public debt)
  • Examine trade-offs of various strategies and vehicles
  • Discuss best practices in building and managing an institutional real estate portfolio
Moderator(s):

Christine Li

Head of Research, Asia Pacific, Knight Frank

Speaker(s) and Panelist(s):

Kian-Jin Khoo

Head of Private Wealth, Asia Pacific, JLL

Brian Klinksiek

Global Head of Research & Strategy, LaSalle Investment Management

David Green Morgan

Global Head of Real Assets Research, MSCI

2:00 p.m. Fireside Chat Part I: Keynote Emerging Geopolitical & Macro Trends
Moderator(s):

Yvonne Chan

Former CNA news anchor, Media Trainer

Speaker(s) and Panelist(s):

Kishore Mahbubani

Distinguished Fellow, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore

2:45 p.m. Fireside Chat Part II: Tying Geopolitical & Macro Trends back to Real Estate
Moderator(s):

Yvonne Chan

Former CNA news anchor, Media Trainer

Speaker(s) and Panelist(s):

Joe Kwan

Managing Partner, Real Estate, Raffles Family Office

David Green Morgan

Global Head of Real Assets Research, MSCI

3:00 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. Global real estate: Defining opportunity sets
  • How is the cost of debt creating and redefining values and opportunities?
  • What are emerging value-added and opportunistic strategies?
  • Examine logistics, data centres, student housing and multifamily
  • What contrarian strategies and emerging alternative-asset strategies are most appealing, and why?
Moderator(s):

Graham Mackie

Head of Asia-Pacific, ex-China & India, Tishman Speyer

Speaker(s) and Panelist(s):

Albert Behler

Chairman, CEO & President, Paramount Group

Suchad Chiaranussati

Chairman, SC Capital Partners

James Choi

Managing Director, Harrison Street

Adam Pillay

Executive Director, Greystar

4:30 p.m. Advisory Board Wrap-Up

A panel discussion with advisory board reviewing key themes and questions from the event.

Moderator(s):

Yvonne Chan

Former CNA news anchor, Media Trainer

Speaker(s) and Panelist(s):

Kian-Jin Khoo

Head of Private Wealth, Asia Pacific, JLL

Brian Klinksiek

Global Head of Research & Strategy, LaSalle Investment Management

Peter Young

CEO, Co-Founder, Q Investment Partners

5:00 p.m. Closing remarks
Speaker(s) and Panelist(s):

Chi-man Kwan

Group CEO & Founder, Raffles Family Office

5:15 p.m. Thank you cocktail reception
6:00 p.m. Adjourn
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Co-Chairs:

Joe Kwan
Managing Partner, Real Estate
Raffles Family Office

Reno Sio
Managing Director, Asia Pacific
Institutional Real Estate, Inc.

Advisory Board:

Kian-Jin Khoo
Head of Private Wealth, Asia Pacific
JLL

Brian Klinksiek
Global Head of Research & Strategy
LaSalle Investment Management

Simon Treacy
CEO, Private Equity Real Estate, Real Assets
CapitaLand Investment

Peter Young
CEO & Co-Founder
Q Investment Partners

  • Hotel & Venue
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InterContinental Singapore

80 Middle Road

Singapore ,

80 MIDDLE ROAD, SINGAPORE 188966

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  • Contact
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Reno Sio
Managing Director, Asia Pacific
+1 925-365-6196
r.sio@irei.com

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