Media Advisory - REALpac/IPD Canada Real Estate Investment Forum

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2013 /CNW/ -


WHAT:  REALpac/IPD Canada Property Index Results Presentation. The Index allows investors, fund
managers, researchers and consultants to track the performance of funds against like for like
comparables, monitor risk and identify cost saving opportunities. The REALpac / IPD Canada Annual
Property Index measured in excess of $100 billion of gross market value of directly-held commercial real
estate as of the end of 2012.
 
WHERE:  Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Street West, Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, ON M5V
3G5.
 
WHEN:  Wednesday February 13, 2013, 3:00PM - 6:00PM
 
  3:00PM Registration & Networking
     
  3:30PM  Welcome and Introduction
    Simon Fairchild, IPD and Carolyn Lane, REALpac
     
  3:35PM  Canadian Economic Perspective
    Carl Gomez, Bentall Kennedy
     
  3:55PM  REALpac/IPD Canada Annual Property Index Results
    Simon Fairchild, IPD
     
  4:20PM Panel Discussion
    Moderator: Stephen Taylor, Morguard
    Kevin J.E. Adolphe, Manulife Real Estate
    Brad Cutsey, Dundee Securities
    Luke Schmidt, Greystone
    Kurt Winkelmann, MSCI
     
  5:10PM   Thank you & Wrap up
     
  5:15PM   Cocktail reception
     
RSVP: Media please RSVP to Carolyn Lane, VP, Membership, Marketing & Communications by 12 noon
on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, clane@realpac.ca. Please register and show your press identification
at the Registration Desk.

About IPD

IPD provides real estate benchmarking and portfolio analysis services to clients in over 30 countries around the world. These services incorporate more than 1,500 funds containing nearly 70,000 assets, with a total capital value of over USD 1.4 trillion. Each year, IPD produces more than 120 indices helping real estate market transparency and performance comparisons, as well as nearly 600 benchmarks for client portfolios. IPD is a subsidiary of MSCI Inc., a leading provider of investment decision support tools to investors globally, and clients include real estate investors, managers, consultants, lenders and occupiers.

About MSCI

MSCI is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to around 6,200 clients worldwide, ranging from large pension plans to boutique hedge funds. We offer a range of products and services - including indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics, and governance tools - from a number of internationally recognized brands such as Barra, RiskMetrics, IPD and ISS. Located in 22 countries around the world, and with over 2,700 employees, MSCI is dedicated to supporting the increasingly complex needs of the investment community with groundbreaking new products, high quality data, superior distribution and dedicated client support.

About REALpac

REALpac is Canada's premier industry association for investment real property leaders. Our mission is to collectively influence public policy, to educate government and the public, and to ensure stable and beneficial real estate capital and property markets in Canada. REALpac Members currently own over $180 billion in real estate assets located in the major centres across Canada. Members include real estate investment trusts, publicly traded and large private companies, banks, brokerages, crown corporations, investment dealers, life companies, lenders, and pension funds. Visit us at www.realpac.ca.

 

SOURCE: Real Property Association of Canada

For further information:

Carolyn Lane, REALpac, clane@realpac.ca, 416-998-6078.