• BALTIC REAL ESTATE
    INVESTMENT FORUM 2018

    Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva, Konstitucijos ave. 20, Vilnius
    May 24 - 25
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Main topics:

  • Financing of RE: CRE finance – evolution or reinventing the old?
  • Development of RE in the Nordics: territory development, conversion, redevelopment cases
  • Is it the moment to invest in Proptech?
  • Do we finally have sufficient pipeline of attractive targets in Baltics to drive investment market activity to a new heights?
  • Alternative Investment: what is the potential residential niches and of industrial RE?
  • Today's challenges of the traditional shopping centres and retail: what are the expections of customers, retail and investors?
  • Office perspectives in the Baltics: what it take to win the competition for your tenants?
  • AFTERPARTY / NETWORKING powered by NEWSEC (Carre Terrace, Gedimino pr. 9)

Speakers

Lars Christensen
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Lars Christensen
International economist, Money Doctor, CEO & founder of Markets & Money Advisory (Denmark)


Lars Christensen
International economist, Money Doctor, CEO & founder of Markets & Money Advisory (Denmark)
Thomas Weeden
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Thomas Weeden
Country Manager at IWG (Norway)

  • Manages all IWG brands in Norway, Regus and Spaces
  • Recently opened the first Spaces in the Nordic/Baltic region, in a 6200 sqm building in the city centre of Oslo.

Previous work experience has been different roles within sales and sales management as well as Sr. Management roles in Norwegian and international companies within Telco, IT, Consultancy Services and premium consumer goods.

  • AC Nielsen Media Research, Account Manager
  • TANDBERG (Cisco), Sales Manager
  • Voss Water, VP Business Development
  • Software Quality Systems.

Thomas Weeden
Country Manager at IWG (Norway)
Sergei Svets
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Sergei Svets
Investment Manager at Corum AM (Netherlands)

Sergei Svets
Investment Manager at Corum AM (Netherlands)
Antanas Anskaitis
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Antanas Anskaitis
Investment manager at Northern Horizon Capital (Lithuania)


Antanas Anskaitis
Investment manager at Northern Horizon Capital (Lithuania)
Joseph Dignan
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Joseph Dignan
Kintechi founder (UK)

Joseph Dignan
Kintechi founder (UK)
Aare Tammemäe
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Aare Tammemäe
Senior partner at Redgate Capital (Estonia)

Aare Tammemäe
Senior partner at Redgate Capital (Estonia)
Chris Igwe
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Chris Igwe
Partner at MORE OR LESS, Co-Chair ULI Europe Retail and Entertainment Council (France)

Chris Igwe is one of the world’s leading authorities on global retail and highly sought after for his knowledge and insights. 

Based in Paris, he is special advisor to global brands, owners and investors on strategic matters at his own consultancy firm, Chris Igwe International. He is also Managing Partner at More Or Less, representing exclusively tenants in their lease-related problems. From 2007 to 2015 he was Head of Retail, France and EMEA at CBRE, and before that, Head of Real Estate Europe at Foot Locker and then Gap.

Chris is a frequent international keynote speaker and conference moderator. He is Co-Chair of ULI (Urban Land Institute) Retail and Entertainment Council, Member of ICSC’s European Research Group and Member of MAPIC Steering Committee.

Chris Igwe
Partner at MORE OR LESS, Co-Chair ULI Europe Retail and Entertainment Council (France)
Žygimantas Mauricas
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Žygimantas Mauricas
Luminor Chief Economist (Lithuania)

Žygimantas Mauricas
Luminor Chief Economist (Lithuania)
Marius Jakulis Jason
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Marius Jakulis Jason
Lawyer, Senior Partner of AAA Law, investor, owner of the hotel enterprises (Lithuania)

Marius Jakulis Jason, lawyer, investor, moved from NYC to Vilnius in 1992, to live and work in Lithuania, owner of the hotel enterprises: Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square VilniusRadisson Blu Royal Astorija Hotel VilniusPark Inn by Radisson Vilnius Airport Hotel & Business CentreNordic Airport Hotels Fund 

Marius Jakulis Jason
Lawyer, Senior Partner of AAA Law, investor, owner of the hotel enterprises (Lithuania)
Marek Pärtel
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Marek Pärtel
Co-founder and CEO of EstateGuru (Estonia)

Marek is a co-founder and CEO of EstateGuru. Marek has been actively engaged in real estate business since 2002, having carried out development and investment projects in several European markets. Marek is also a co-founder of a leading residential property development group Invego (invego.ee).  In 2014, EstateGuru.co was launched and is now lending in 8 European markets. EstateGuru is currently in the middle of an equity raise (A-round) which will be the first round for institutional investors. Aside from developing EstateGuru, Marek is a passionate squash player, as he has represented Estonia in various international competitions among the national squash team.
 

Marek Pärtel
Co-founder and CEO of EstateGuru (Estonia)
Marcis Budlevskis
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Marcis Budlevskis
Lease Dpt Director, Member of Board at Linstow Center Management (Latvia)

- Director of Leasing and Business Development, Linstow Center Management 1998 – now

- 1997 – 1998 Managing Director of DMB Marketing

- 1996 – 1997 Large/corporate client manager Unibanka (current SEB)

- Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Riga Business School

- BA Degree in Business Management, Marketing – Concordia University Wisconsin

- Member of ICSC, previously:

- Chair of Baltic Committee of ICSC for more than 5 years

- Member of European Advisory Board of ICSC Europe for 3 years

Marcis Budlevskis
Lease Dpt Director, Member of Board at Linstow Center Management (Latvia)
Kasper Fabritius
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Kasper Fabritius
Head of Solutions, Senate Properties (Finland)

Kasper Fabritius academic background consists of a master’s degree from the Aalto University with major in construction economics and management and a minor in real estate management. Further Mr Fabritius have a minor in organization and management from the Hanken School of Economics.

During his almost 20 year professional career Kasper Fabritius has been engaged in management consulting, real estate development and sales and marketing tasks in Scandinavia as well as in German Speaking Europe.

For the past 10 years Mr. Fabritius has worked at Senate Properties, the real estate company of the Finnish government, with responsibilities in the field of leasing, facility and consulting services as well as operative managerial tasks and business development tasks. At the moment Kasper Fabritius is responsible for the Senate Properties solution sales nationwide.

Kasper Fabritius
Head of Solutions, Senate Properties (Finland)
Andrė Baldišiūtė
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Andrė Baldišiūtė
DO ARCHITECTS founder and partner (Lithuania)

Andrė Baldišiūtė
DO ARCHITECTS founder and partner (Lithuania)
Nicolai Kobliakov
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Nicolai Kobliakov
Founder of Senior Group (France)

I am a serial entrepreneur of aged-care domain. I've started a couple of successful Long-Term-Care facilities networks ("Senior Group" in Russia and "Senior Baltic" in Latvia). My objective is to rise the senior care in Europe to the level when nobody will be afraid of aging. Hope to reach this objective before my generation enters to the third age.

Nicolai Kobliakov
Founder of Senior Group (France)
Viljar Arakas
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Viljar Arakas
CEO, EfTEN Capital (Estonia)

Viljar Arakas
CEO, EfTEN Capital (Estonia)
Elina Chodzkaitė - Barauskienė
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Elina Chodzkaitė - Barauskienė
Head of Manufacturing projects at Invest Lithuania (Lithuania)

Ms. Elina Chodzkaite - Barauskiene has an experience of over 6 years in site selection, project implementation, negotiation, managing international relationships, sales and marketing, and country branding. She oversees manufacturing investment projects with a focus on developing industries of strategic importance to the national economy, including Life Sciences, Automotive and Industrial Machinery. Her client portfolio includes Thermo Fisher Scientific, Hollister and Continental. 

Elina graduated from the University College London, reading BA Politics and Eastern European studies as well as obtained a Master's degree at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, Austria.  

Elina Chodzkaitė - Barauskienė
Head of Manufacturing projects at Invest Lithuania (Lithuania)
John Afseth
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John Afseth
Chairman of the Board, Carpe Diem Afseth AS (Norway)


John Afseth
Chairman of the Board, Carpe Diem Afseth AS (Norway)
Guido Wolf
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Guido Wolf
Investment Director at KS Holding (Lithuania)

Guido Wolf is Investment Director at KS Holding, a company developing core real estate for Kesko-Senukai in the Baltic States. He has been involved in property investment, development and management across the Baltics for the past decade.

 

Guido Wolf
Investment Director at KS Holding (Lithuania)
Frank Reul
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Frank Reul
Head of Development for Orbis & AccorHotels Eastern Europe (Romania)

Frank Reul
Head of Development for Orbis & AccorHotels Eastern Europe (Romania)
Dainius Vilčinskas
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Dainius Vilčinskas
Head of Corporate Competence Centre, Baltic Banking at Swedbank (Lithuania)

Dainius Vilčinskas
Head of Corporate Competence Centre, Baltic Banking at Swedbank (Lithuania)
Audronė Nakrošienė
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Audronė Nakrošienė
Director of Executive MBA at ISM University of Management and Economics (Lithuania)

Audronė Nakrošienė
Director of Executive MBA at ISM University of Management and Economics (Lithuania)
Janusz Mitulski
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Janusz Mitulski
Director International Hotel Development for Central & Eastern Europe at Marriott International (Poland)

Janusz Mitulski (MRICS) is Director of International Hotel Development at Marriott International. He is responsible for the hotel chain’s growth across Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltic Countries.

Before joining Marriott International in 2015, Janusz was a partner at the consultancy Horwath HTL Poland, where he headed up the Hotel and Tourism Consultancy Team for over 6 years. Before this he worked for the Qubus Hotel chain in Poland, where he served as General Manager of two hotels, and later Sales and Marketing Director for the entire chain for over 5 years. He has extensive strategic and operational experience within the growing Polish hotel market.

Over the past 15 years, Janusz has been intensely involved in developing and championing the Polish hotel industry. He was a Vice President and member of the Supervisory Board of the Chamber of Polish Hotel Industry for last 7 years and has been a guest lecturer at multiple hotel schools. He has authored a Hotel Guidebook and co-founded the Hotel & Tourism Trends industry conference.  Janusz Mitulski is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and studied MBA from the University of Economics in Poznań. Janusz is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Janusz Mitulski
Director International Hotel Development for Central & Eastern Europe at Marriott International (Poland)
Martin Rekor
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Martin Rekor
Managing partner at Lumi Capital (Estonia)

Martin Rekor
Managing partner at Lumi Capital (Estonia)
Mindaugas Strėlis
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Mindaugas Strėlis
Partner, member of the board, Head of Capital Markets at Orion Securities (Lithuania)

Mindaugas Strėlis
Partner, member of the board, Head of Capital Markets at Orion Securities (Lithuania)
Indrė Jonaitytė-Gricė
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Indrė Jonaitytė-Gricė
Associate Partner at Ellex Valiunas (Lithuania)

Indrė Jonaitytė-Gricė
Associate Partner at Ellex Valiunas (Lithuania)
Ralfs Jansons
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Ralfs Jansons
Board Chairman of Domuss (Latvia)

Domuss, Ltd. www.domuss.lv, the Real Estate Development arm of the US investment fund NCH Capital www.nchcapital.com. € 500+ million have been invested since 1996 in Latvia, including shopping center ‘Riga Plaza’, residential developments Gypsum Factory www.gipsafabrika.lv, Mezaparka Rezidences www.mezaparks.lv, Felicity Apartments www.felicityapartments.lv (first BREEAM residential building in the Baltics), Nordic Villages www.nordicvillages.lv (middle-class village program in Riga Metro area), and many other projects.

Ralfs Jansons
Board Chairman of Domuss (Latvia)
Domas Dargis
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Domas Dargis
Managing Director at EIKA (Lithuania)

Domas Dargis
Managing Director at EIKA (Lithuania)
Svetlana Cimmere
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Svetlana Cimmere
CFO and Board Member at Towers Construction Management AS (Latvia)

Svetlana manages investment into the most ambitious private capital real estate project in Latvia -  ‘”Z Towers”. She is an experienced Chief Financial Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the FMCG production and real estate industry. Skilled in Business Planning, Mergers & Acquisitions, Risk Management and Corporate Finance. Her passion lies in performance improvement which she pusues since working for PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Svetlana Cimmere
CFO and Board Member at Towers Construction Management AS (Latvia)
Kęstutis Sasnauskas
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Kęstutis Sasnauskas
CEO at Eastnine (Sweden)

Kęstutis Sasnauskas
CEO at Eastnine (Sweden)
Tarmo Kase
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Tarmo Kase
Ober-Haus Group CEO (Estonia)

Tarmo Kase
Ober-Haus Group CEO (Estonia)
Jekaterina Kolosova
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Jekaterina Kolosova
Managing Director Baltic Countries at Nordic and Baltic Property Group (Latvia)

Jekaterina Kolosova
Managing Director Baltic Countries at Nordic and Baltic Property Group (Latvia)
Andres Trink
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Andres Trink
Chaiman of the Management Board at Merko (Estonia)

Andres Trink
Chaiman of the Management Board at Merko (Estonia)
Andrejs Konstantins
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Andrejs Konstantins
Managing director at VGP Baltic SIA (Latvia)

Andrejs Konstantins
Managing director at VGP Baltic SIA (Latvia)
Eimantas Kiudulas
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Eimantas Kiudulas
CEO and a Board Member of Klaipeda FEZ (Lithuania)

Eimantas has been the CEO and a Board Member of Klaipeda FEZ since 2001.

He is a pioneer in developing successful free economic zone practices in the Baltics – Klaipeda FEZ was the first operating special free economic zone in Lithuania and the first in the Baltic states to be recognised by the Financial Times (as early as 2010). Eimantas was actively involved in all stages of Klaipeda FEZ’s development and the establishment of its strategic line, which stands out for the added value it offers investors. He also initiated the establishment of the Free Economic Zones Association in Lithuania and led the organisation until 2017.

Mr Kiudulas is an active partner for public institutions in developing an attractive business environment for investors in Lithuania and fostering regional change. He was a key player in preparing investment offers to bring worldwide market leaders to Klaipeda FEZ, including the top PET producer in the world – Indorama, the top global manufacturer of wiring harnesses – Yazaki, and many others. A forward-thinking and pragmatic approach, international experience and leadership have made him a Board Member at several leading companies in Lithuania.

Eimantas Kiudulas
CEO and a Board Member of Klaipeda FEZ (Lithuania)
Bernardas Velikonis
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Bernardas Velikonis
Investment advisor / CRE Transactions at NEWSEC (Lithuania)


Bernardas Velikonis
Investment advisor / CRE Transactions at NEWSEC (Lithuania)
Mareks Klavins
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Mareks Klavins
Bonava Latvia Country Manager (Latvia)

Head of the leading residential real estate developer in Latvia. More than 20 years experience in residential real estate and construction business in Latvia.

Mareks Klavins
Bonava Latvia Country Manager (Latvia)
Saulė Zabulionytė
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Saulė Zabulionytė
CEO at Akropolis Group (Lithuania)


Saulė Zabulionytė
CEO at Akropolis Group (Lithuania)
Martynas Babilas
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Martynas Babilas
Head of Corporate solutions Baltics at Newsec (Lithuania)


Martynas Babilas
Head of Corporate solutions Baltics at Newsec (Lithuania)
Daniel Kraft
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Daniel Kraft
Partner at Stronghold Invest AB (Sweden)

Daniel Kraft
Partner at Stronghold Invest AB (Sweden)
Šarūnas Legeckas
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Šarūnas Legeckas
CEO and Co-founder at Hyperb (Lithuania)

Šarūnas Legeckas
CEO and Co-founder at Hyperb (Lithuania)
Mindaugas Kulbokas
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Mindaugas Kulbokas
Head of research and analysis at Newsec (Lithuania)


Mindaugas Kulbokas
Head of research and analysis at Newsec (Lithuania)
Martynas Žibūda
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Martynas Žibūda
Head of development at EIKA (Lithuania)

Martynas Žibūda
Head of development at EIKA (Lithuania)
Kimmo Virtanen
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Kimmo Virtanen
Director of Scandinavia, Russia and the Baltic States at Christie&Co (Finland)

Mr Virtanen career at the international hotel sector spans over 25 years, and he has been leading the Christie & Co Nordic operations since 2008 from the Helsinki office, and has been involved with over 300 hotel projects & hotels in the Nordic region and elsewhere in Europe, assisting owners, investors, operators and developers with Market & Feasibility Studies, Valuations, Due Diligence, Strategic Consulting and Brokerage. He has wealthy of operational experience in operations, but also from banking sector. He also helds three university degrees in the sector.

Kimmo Virtanen
Director of Scandinavia, Russia and the Baltic States at Christie&Co (Finland)
Tony Bishop
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Tony Bishop
Quadrum Sales and Leasing Director Lithuania

Tony Bishop
Quadrum Sales and Leasing Director Lithuania
Aurimas Martinkėnas
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Aurimas Martinkėnas
M.M.M. projektai project director

Aurimas Martinkėnas
M.M.M. projektai project director
Mindaugas Statulevičius
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Mindaugas Statulevičius
CEO at Lithuanian Real Estate Development Association, Founder at PropTech Baltic

Mindaugas Statulevičius
CEO at Lithuanian Real Estate Development Association, Founder at PropTech Baltic

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