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Which is the best investor choice?

The Portuguese investment market is becoming increasingly sophisticated, allowing for different types of vehicles, from corporate formats to funds and governance models. Join us to understand this reality, and to make the most profitable decisions for your investments.
Choosing a vehicle model depends on the type of assets you invest in, your investor profile, your tax regime, and your expectations. Find out what best suits you!

Real estate financing, the different debt models and financing options for your projects and assets will be some of the topics under debate, establishing an overview of how to build more adequate profitable investments.
Don’t miss the opportunity to meet professional operators in one morning and find out how they can help you. Essential for investors, developers, and all kinds of consultants!



08h30 - 09h00 Registration of participants

09h00 - 09h30 Welcoming by Iberian Property & MORAIS LEITÃO LAW

Opening Session - New Opportunities for the Market

  • Inês Drummond, CMVM

09h30 – 10h30 – Portuguese Economic Outlook for Real Estate market

Interest rates and the economic cycle are a challenge for investing in the property market. Where are we in the cycle, and how can players react to a context of higher interest rates? How will developers and investors react and adapt in this new world.... what can we expect in the near future?

  • Carlos Albuquerque, Presidente, Fundação Económicas, ISEG

Round table discussion

  • Manuel Puerta da Costa, CFA
  • António Nogueira Leite, Board Member, Hipoges
  • João Pratas, Presidente, APFIPP 
  • Paula Carvalho, Economista Chefe, BPI 

10:30 - 10h50 Networking coffee break

10h50 - 12h00 – Comparative analysis of Portuguese Investment Vehicles – The best route for each kind of real estate player’s & the future of listing alternative

Presented by Morais Leitão Law

Round table discussion

  • António Gil Machado, Partner, Grupo Iberinmo
  • Miguel Costa, Tax & Structuring Director, Sonae Sierra
  • João Cristina, Portugal Diretor, MERLIN Properties
  • Pedro Coelho, CEO, Square Asset Management 
  • João Lino de Castro, CEO, Lynx Asset Management 
  • Pedro Seabra, CEO, Refundos / Explorer

12h00 - 13h10 - How to finance real estate development and investment?

From traditional banking industry to new alternative funding vehicles…. Is the bond market finally able to be a financing source in Portugal?

  • Amadeo Gimenez, Director, Debt and Structured Finance, EMEA | JLL

Round table discussion

  • Filipe Lowden Marques, Partner Morais Leitão
  • José Cardoso Botelho, CEO, Vanguard Properties
  • Pablo Álvarez-Rendueles, Head of Origination Real Estate. ING Spain & Portugal
  • André David Nunes, CIO Arrow Global Portugal
  • Tiago Brandão, Country Head, Incus Capital

13h10 – 13h15 - Final remarks conclusion

The Location

Hotel Pestana Palace
R. Jau 54, 1300-314 Lisboa