Mingtiandi returns to Singapore on 14 November and Asia’s biggest names in real estate will be joining us for the city-state’s largest gathering of investors, developers and advisors of 2023.
The second annual Mingtiandi Singapore Focus Forum brings speakers from top pension fund managers including Ivanhoe Cambridge, Oxford Properties and APG, together with leading private equity firms such as Warburg Pincus, Gaw Capital, ESR and SC Capital for a full day of interviews and panel discussions covering topics developed by Mingtiandi’s industry-leading editorial team.
Following the success of Mingtiandi’s North Asia-focused Hong Kong Forum, which attracted more than 200 senior industry executives in June, the Singapore Forum will concentrate on opportunities and strategies for Southeast Asia and is expected to bring in more than 220 attendees from around the region.
Tickets for the event at the Conrad Centennial hotel in Singapore, which is sponsored by Yardi, are available at early-bird discounts through Friday, 20 October.
Southeast Asia Industrial in the Spotlight
The forum will open with a keynote panel featuring Alessandro Fiascaris, head of Asia Pacific for Oxford Properties; George Agethen, co-head of Asia Pacific for Ivanhoé Cambridge and Jeremy Lake, managing director for investment sales and capital markets with Savills Singapore, as these investment veterans provide an overview of the outlook for the market for Southeast Asia’s primary financial hub and the broader region.
Following that open session, Mingtiandi founder Michael Cole will interview Warburg Pincus managing director for Singapore, Fan Li, together with Fion Ng, COO of Vietnam’s BW Industrial and Kevin Kow, group CEO and president director with Indonesia’s NWP Property.
With both BW and NWP established as Warburg Pincus portfolio companies focused on industrial real estate, the three business leaders will be sharing from their experiences developing and managing warehouses, workshops and other assets in Southeast Asia’s most promising economies.
Later in the morning a panel on Singapore commercial markets will feature senior executives from Gaw Capital and TE Capital Partners, along with other speakers to be named in the coming days, for a look at the prospects for the region’s hottest office locations.
Closing out the morning will be a panel dedicated to industrial ventures across Southeast Asia, featuring Jai Mirpuri, head of Singapore development and Thailand for ESR, along with Mark Gladu, a senior director with the logistics and industrial capital markets team for Asia Pacific at JLL, with additional speakers to be named soon.
Lodging, Outbound Investment and Private Credit
Following a networking lunch, the forum, which will also be streamed to an expected online audience of more than 500 additional viewers, will continue with a panel on lodging investment, featuring Suchad Chiaranussati, founder and chairman of SC Capital Partners and Sarah Winbur, senior portfolio manager for APG Asset Management, with additional speakers to be named shortly.
With Singapore growing in importance as a global financial hub, the afternoon sessions will also a panel on outbound investment featuring Kian Jin Khoo, head of private wealth with the capital markets team for Asia Pacific at JLL, along with senior directors from a leading Singapore family office and global insurer to be named in the coming days.
The closing session in the event is dedicated to one of the industry’s hottest sectors this year, private credit strategies, with speakers including Rai Katimansah, managing director for special situations and direct lending with SC Capital Partners and Foster Lee, senior director for credit investments with Gaw Capital.
Sponsorship Opportunities Available
The event will close with a network cocktail gathering at the hotel, starting from 5:30 PM.