More than 400 North American Real Estate investors and executives to
TORONTO, April 4, 2013 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) - CIBC will
host its 18th annual Real Estate Conference on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at the
Fairmont Royal York.
The conference will feature three panel discussions that will focus on
key issues facing the industry.
The Transaction Landscape/Property Markets Panel will look at recent and expected trends in commercial real estate
related to property markets in the corporate merger and
Moderators: Scott Antoniak, Executive Director, Canadian Real Estate
Investment Banking, CIBC World Markets Inc. and Melissa Li, Executive
Director, Mergers & Acquisitions, CIBC World Markets Inc.
Panelists: Jon Love, Managing Partner, KingSett Capital Inc; Armin
Martens, President & Chief Executive Officer, Artis REIT; Bradley
Trotter, Managing Director, GE Real Estate Capital; Blair Welch,
Managing Partner, Slate Properties Inc; and Paul Zemla, Chief
Investment Officer, Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP.
The Canadian Retail Landscape Panel will discuss the changes and increased competition in Canada's retail
Moderators: Alex Avery, Executive Director, Institutional Equity
Research, CIBC World Markets Inc. and Allan Kimberley, Managing
Director & Vice Chair, Canadian Real Estate Investment Banking, CIBC
World Markets Inc.
Panelists: Donald Clow, President and Chief Executive Officer, Crombie
REIT; Dori Segal, President and Chief Executive Officer, First Capital
Realty Inc; Michael Turner, Senior Vice-President, Real Estate
Management, Oxford Properties Group; and Frederic Waks, Executive
Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, RioCan REIT.
The Globalization of Real Estate and Capital Flows Panel will examine financing and investing in equity and debt securities in
the real estate space.
Moderators: Jeff Appleby, Executive Director, Canadian Real Estate
Investment Banking, CIBC World Markets Inc. and Dan Nowlan, Managing
Director & Co-Head, Equity Capital Markets, CIBC World Markets Inc.
Panelists: Thomas Farley, President & Chief Operating Officer,
Brookfield Office Properties Inc; Russell Goin, Executive
Vice-President, Investments, Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited;
Patrick Handreke, President & Chief Executive Officer, Northam Realty
Advisors Limited; Robert Landin, Chief Executive Officer, Milestone
Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust; and Michael Missaghie,
Portfolio Manager, Sentry Investments.
The conference will open with a market overview presented by Chris Bell
and Mark Johnson, Managing Directors and Group Co-Heads, Canadian Real
Estate Investment Banking, CIBC World Markets Inc. Avery Shenfeld,
Chief Economist at CIBC will also provide an overview of the global
economy and the outlook for the North American Real Estate market.
The event is by invitation only. Media wishing to attend are required to
register in advance by calling (416) 980-4048. More information on the
conference, including an agenda and a list of presenting companies can
be found at: http://conferences.cibcwm.com/login.asp?cid=REALESTATE2013 (password REIB13). A live audiocast will be available from this link on
the day of the conference.
CIBC's wholesale banking business provides a range of integrated credit
and capital markets products, and investment banking to clients in key
financial markets in North America and around the world. We provide
innovative capital solutions and advisory expertise across a wide range
of industries as well as top-ranked research for our corporate,
government and institutional clients.
For further information:
Media contact: Tom Wallis, Communications and Public Affairs, CIBC at (416) 980-4048 / firstname.lastname@example.org