Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) today have emerged as an easy exit option for asset owners. Large Asset owning businesses and Real Estate Private Equity firms look at REITs as an exit point. They have further facilitated the integration between Capital Markets and Real Estate Markets, than ever before, fulfilling their essential role in providing the opportunity to benefit from large, diversified holdings of real estate.
This two-day REITs masterclass course will take you through the transformational journey of REITs, giving you a detailed step by step approach, from understanding the dynamics of REITs to building your assets in public markets.
Why Should You Attend?
- Gain comprehensive insight into the origin, evolution, industry landscape and growth of REIT.
- Know how to interpret and analyse REIT financial statements, analysts/ Management reports and Valuation in detail.
- Understand the business model and market landscape of REIT Industry, particularly in perspective to Asia.
- Learn effective valuation methods and techniques to value REIT.
- Be enlightened with the philosophy of creating and taking REIT public.
What to Expect?
Lecture: Interactive series of presentation supported by in-depth group discussions.
Case Studies and Exercises: Allow you to apply the new theory and concepts in real-life context.
After this programme, you will be able to:
§Explain REIT origins and its aggressive global growth.
§Describe performance and trends of REIT in Asian Market.
§Classify the nature of REIT you own.
§Strategize the growth of your REIT and assets.
§Define REIT complex terminologies.
§Analyse REIT Performance through Financial Statements and Analyst reports.
§Value your REIT assets by using different valuation methods.
§Specify the benefits and process of making your REIT public.
Who Should Attend?
§Developers/ Building Owners/Quantity Surveyors/ Property Managers/ Facility Managers
§Investment Manager / Portfolio Managers or Anyone seeking to enhance knowledge and skills in REIT industry
§A fair understanding of Real Estate sector, investment, valuation, and accounting principles and concepts.
About the Trainer
Vishal Goel, MRICS
Partner, Private Equity Firm – Argil RE
Vishal Goel, an alumnus of Harvard Business School and Harvard Design School, is a senior Real Estate investment advisor with over 17 years’ experience across ASEAN markets. He has extensive exposure to global real estate investment practices and has successfully managed due diligence processes, property/asset origination/execution, asset development and project management, financing, asset management and leasing, tenant/broker relationship and underwriting processes. He has hands-on experience in establishing and managing multiple regional offices and mentoring the cross dimensional team of professionals. He is experienced in understanding and navigating Real Estate regulatory framework in various Asian markets.
Vishal is presently a partner with Singapore-based Private Equity firm. Before this, he was Managing Director (Core Platform) for a leading Singapore-based Private Equity fund and was responsible for fundraising, identification of acquisition target and, asset management of 2 Mn SFT office portfolios.
Previous positions include being Managing Director/ Head of India Operations for an NYSE-listed Real Estate Investment Trust. During the period, he initiated India operations and created national footprint through grounds up development (1 Mn SFT), acquisitions and leasing, with a committed capital of USD 500 Million. .Vishal started his career with Ernst & Young’s Transaction Advisory vertical and started a Real Estate Advisory Practice for the India region. He has worked with several big bulge investors like D E Shaw, Citi, Lehman as an investment advisor.
He is involved in several industry boards and collaborates with various Asian governments to improve the regulatory framework for real estate investments. He has an interest in understating and facilitating cross-border deals for the Asian REIT community, including property/asset valuation, asset acquisition, and growth strategy in new geographies.