Investing in Office assets across Europe, London

LIFE London

19:00 - 21:00 27 November 2018

Lansdowne Club

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Please join us

for a panel discussion on

“Investing in Office assets across Europe”


Matteo Cidonio, Founding partner, GWM Capital Advisors LLP
Samer Honein, Client Executive, LaSalle
Stephan von Barczy, Head of French Capital Markets, JLL


moderated by
Karl Abawatt, Founding partner, GG Capital

on Tuesday 27th November 2018
7 to 9pm

at The Lansdowne Club
9 Fitzmaurice Place, London W1J 5JD

The panel will talk about investing in office assets in Europe. The discussion will compare investing in different European cities, and identifying best value in today’s market. The panel will also discuss Brexit and its potential impact on their respective markets.  

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Members : free
Non-members : £50
Please note that priority is given to fully paid-up members.

This event is generously hosted by Spiro Youakim.                             

About our panel

Matteo Cidonio
Matteo is a shareholder of GWM Group Holding SA and Managing Partner of GWM Capital Advisors LLP, the Investment Advisor of selected funds managed by GWM Group, authorized and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority. Matteo has over 20 years’ experience in the real estate investments and finance sector. Prior to joining GWM Matteo was managing director of BNP Paribas, CIB division, heading the RE division for Europe ex-France and before that he held a similar role within the global RE group of Lehman Brothers. Matteo executed over €20 bn of RE transactions in Europe, including investments in offices, healthcare, retail, and residential asset classes and private and public debt and equity fund raisings. Matteo has executed over €15 bn of RE transaction in Italy, with counterparties including institutional investors, property companies, public entities, and professional investors. Matteo holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Universita’ Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, in Milan.

Samer Honein
Samer is a Client Executive within LaSalle’s Client Capital Group. He joined the team in September 2014 and is responsible for managing and developing relationships with clients and prospect in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as Azerbaijan, France and Belgium. Samer previously worked at LaSalle’s Acquisitions team, sourcing investments opportunities and executing acquisitions as well as developing Strategic Partnerships in France. Samer has 17 years of experience in real estate.
Prior to this, he spend four years as a project engineer in Lebanon then joined JLL’s Research department in Paris and covered roles in the Valuation Department and the Capital Markets team.
Samer holds an MBA from ESLSCA in Paris and a MSc in Civil Engineering from The Lebanese University, Beirut. He is a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Stephan von Barczy
Stephan is currently Head of French Capital Markets Group (a team of 50 real estate professionals in Paris, Lyon and Marseille) in Jones Lang LaSalle France. The team specialises in sales and acquisition advice in offices, retail, logistics and residential investment for national and international clients.
On an operational basis, he manages himself large sales and acquisitions on standing investments for core clients as well as Client relation management with selected French and German Investors
He holds degrees from the University of Hamburg and ESCP Paris.