WEBINAR

    The Return To University 
    An Overview And Outlook For The UK PBSA Sector

    Webinar | The Return To University - An Overview And Outlook For The UK PBSA Sector


    As the new academic year gets underway in the UK, we would like to keep you updated on the impact the pandemic is having on university life and what it means for the UK purpose-built student accommodation sector (“PBSA”).  Following our previous webinar in June on PBSA (click here to watch it), we will welcome a panel of PBSA experts for a lively discussion exploring the current state of the UK PBSA market. What impact has the pandemic had on student applications from the UK and overseas? How have universities and accommodation operators adapted to the new normal?

    What Can You Expect To Learn From This Webinar?

    • The impact on transaction volumes, yields and values
    • Do the long-term fundamentals of the sector remain, and can PBSA still be considered resilient in times of crisis?
    • What lies ahead post-pandemic
    • A Q&A with our panel of experienced investors and operators
    The purpose of the webinar is to present information on an asset class that might be considered appropriate for direct investment. This webinar/content is not designed to offer or solicit any investment products that might be managed or provided by the presenters in their respective markets. Attendees are reminded that they should seek independent investment advice in investments.
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    Speakers

    RAJ KOTECHA

    Co-Founder & MD, Amro Real Estate Partners
     
    Raj is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Amro Real Estate Partners, a real estate investment firm specialising in the student housing and multifamily residential sectors with a track record of £350M GDV of schemes completed and under development in the UK and in Iberia. He graduated with a 1st class degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and holds a Masters Degree in Finance from Cambridge University.

    ANDREW WHITELEY

    Equity Partner, Maven Capital Partners

    Andrew is an equity Partner at Maven Capital where he has helped run their real estate division for the past 7 years.  Andrew has 25 years’ investment experience built up at organisations including Credit Suisse Asset Management, Jupiter Asset Management & New Star Asset Management (Henderson Investors), of which 15 years has been spent in direct real estate investment and development.  At Maven, Andrew leads a team that to date is responsible for the development of 13 direct let purpose built student accommodation properties in the UK comprising a total of 2,035 beds and an aggregate market value of approximately £250 million.

    DANIEL RADNOR

    Head of Investment Strategy, The Mansion Group
     
    Daniel heads up Investment Strategy at The Mansion Group. The Mansion Group currently has over 2,200 beds under management but has originated and operated over 10,000 beds since its incorporation in 2007. Since joining in 2011, Daniel has worked on open ended funds, private trusts and separate accounts covering deal origination, structuring, portfolio management and stakeholder engagement. Prior to joining The Mansion Group, Daniel worked at Moody’s within the analytical arm of the business where he was responsible for the EMEA team working with investment banks, hedge funds and collateral managers in the asset backed securities sector delivering quantitative investment analysis and portfolio management services.

    SELINA WILLIAMS

    Executive Director & Head of Investment, IP Investment Management

    Selina heads up IP Investment Management’s Hong Kong business and is group Head of Investment. She is a Chartered Surveyor with 15 years’ experience in real estate investment in Europe and Asia, previously working for DTZ in London. She is currently a Responsible Officer and board director of IPIM, and sits on the Investment Committee. Selina’s experience in purpose-build student accommodation investment includes the acquisition and investment management of 12 properties comprising 2,180 beds with a GDV of approximately £225 million.

    MATT DENNESS

    Director, Head of Investor Relations and Business Development

    Matt Denness is the Head of Investor Relations and Business Development at IP Investment Management and is based in the Hong Kong office, where he has lived for 20 years.  Previously with Hansard Global, Peak Capital and having run his own distribution company, he has over 25 years of business development, sales management and capital raising experience.  He currently oversees all aspects of new business development, fundraising and sales management in both the Hong Kong and Singapore offices.

     

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