PARIS, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MIPIM Asia, the world's property market in Asia Pacific, provides an exciting outline of its Investment Summit, featuring more than 20 expert-led conferences on the latest investment trends and development opportunities in the region, covering financing, infrastructure and sustainability. Organised by Reed MIDEM, a division of Reed Exhibitions, MIPIM Asia's 7th edition will take place in Hong Kong, November 7-9.
MIPIM Asia 2012 is proud to announce two keynote addresses, which will provide in-depth insight into the impact of the current economic outlook on the Asian property market. Global economic advisor Dr. Yuwa Hedrick-Wong will discuss global wealth creation on Thursday 8 November at 9:30 am, while Dr. Joy Yang, Chief Economist for Greater China at Mirae Asset Securities and Michael Buchanan, Managing Director and Chief Asia Pacific Economist at Goldman Sachs (Asia), will co-present a comparative review of the past year and its impact for 2013, on Wednesday 7 November at 10:15 am.
Some 70 investment companies have already confirmed their participation at MIPIM Asia next November, including industry heavyweights such as Angelo Gordon Asia, Axa Real Estate, CLSA Capital Partners, IVG Immobilien, Hong Leong International, or Kenedix.
This year, a new private leaders' programme dedicated to indirect investments and entitled "LPs morning" is launched to enable discussions and networking with key representatives of institutional investors, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, etc. LPs workshops will take a closer look at the changing landscape of investment allocation to real estate, the private equity model and the evolving relationship between limited partners and general partners. Leading companies will join these cutting-edge debates, including major investors such as APG Asset Management Asia, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Construction Workers Mutual Aid Association of Korea, GE Asset Management, Ping An Trust, and Washington State Investment Board.
On Wednesday 7 November, 10 topic-based lunch tables will allow further exchanges with targeted industry leaders on investment issues such as China joint ventures, Asia Pacific REITS, capital raising, direct versus indirect investments, and real estate debt financing.
MIPIM Asia delegates will also have other opportunities to share knowledge and connect with new potential business partners, thanks to matchmaking formats like Link-In sessions with conference speakers between thematic tracks, as well as Power Meetings for rapid networking on a one-to-one basis.
The 2012 Investment Summit is part of the new three-in-one MIPIM Asia which this year combines the Investment Summit with a Retail Summit and sustainable development exhibition zone, thus providing a comprehensive platform for knowledge and network among shopping centres developers, investors in retail real estate and retailers.
For more information on the Investment Summit programme, please click here.
To consult MIPIM Asia press kit with full information on the 2012 edition, please click here.
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7-9 November 2012 –Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
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