Past Events old

The PFF hold a number of free events for members throughout the year.

Laxfield Seminar

April 2019

Emma Huepfl of Laxfield Capital and Peter Cosmetatos of CREFC Europe gave a joint presentation overviewing the current landscape for UK real estate debt.

Emma gave insights into how capital supply and lending appetite interacts with current demand for finance, and her thoughts about successful partnership of equity and debt later in the cycle.

Peter gave a thematic presentation on wider structural considerations and gave an overview on how the trade body is working to create an industry which is sustainable for the long term and protects the interests of investors and borrowers alike by working towards market stability.

David Murrin Seminar

January 2019

The PFF was pleased to host the return of David Murrin, discussing the key forces shaping geopolitical risk & the implications for investment in the real estate market, part 2.

The main discussions around the different stages of the empire model, and how this can be applied to modern day business. Further information and slides are available on request.

LIBOR Seminar

September 2018

This joint seminar with CREFC Europe, the property lenders’ trade association, provided an expert but user-friendly update on progress towards the transition from Libor to new reference rates that are less susceptible to manipulation. Speakers from the LMA and Chatham Financial highlighted how much remained unclear, and what smart market participants should be doing to prepare.

CREFC Europe’s Peter Cosmetatos moderated a discussion with panellists from Lloyds and Grosvenor.

Robert Peston Seminar

June 2018

Hot off the press, the PFF was pleased to host an event with Robert Peston. Discussions took place on a range of topics, outlining the key risk drivers in the UK, EU and the US; forming conclusions on how to navigate the economic rapids in the coming years.

Further information and slides are available on request.

Previous Events


Sponsor event

 CMS – 20th March – ESG ratings

Greenberg Traurig and Langham Hall

Sponsor event

5th December – CFO breakfast/roundtable

REIT breakfast

24th November – CMS’ offices – CMS, Cannon Place, 78 Cannon St, London EC4N 6AF