Property Forum’s next virtual event will take a closer look at the immediate and long-term effects of the coronavirus lockdown of real estate financing in CEE. Hear the economic outlook of Commerzbank’s Senior EM Strategist and listen to the discussion of influential bankers. Participants will also have the chance to ask questions and share their personal experiences.
With the vast majority of industry professionals now working from home, online meetings are becoming part of the daily routine. Property Forum is now organising a series of online panel discussions on the potential impacts of the coronavirus crisis on various segments of the property market. You can join the discussion on your computer, phone or tablet, wherever you are. As an audience member, you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions during the discussion.
Our next virtual event, on the immediate and long-term effects of the coronavirus lockdown of real estate financing in CEE, will start with a CEE outlook presented by Commerzbank’s Senior EM Strategist.
Senior EM Strategist
Tatha Ghose is the senior EM economist for Commerzbank in London, currently in charge of EMEA countries. Tatha holds a masters degree in economics from the Delhi School of Economics and has held positions at Unilever, NatWest, Dresdner Kleinwort and now Commerzbank. He has 20 years’ emerging market experience spanning China and Asia, to CEEMEA countries. More »
The panel will be moderated by Csanád Csűrös, CEO of Property Forum, with the following speakers joining:
Executive Director, Loan Syndication
Erste Group Bank AG
Hannes Wimmer is responsible for Real Estate Loan Syndication at Erste Group Bank AG which is heading the Austrian savings bank sector. Based in Erste’s Viennese headquarters he manages the syndication of real estate transactions in Austria and CEE. Hannes Wimmer has worked in various positions in the industry including origination as well as restructuring, accumulating a 20 years’ experience in the field. Erste Group Commercial Real Estate is the specialist of Erste Group for real estate financing, investment, asset management, real estate development and technical advisory in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe. In total across the region, Erste Group manages a commercial real estate portfolio of more than €13 billion with an annual deal flow of more than €2.5 billion.
Head of Real Estate Finance CEE
Mr. Számely held various positions in the property/finance market over the last 18 years including major international property consulting firms and retail developers. His education includes MKKE – Economics Budapest, an MPhil in Land Economy from Cambridge University, and an MSc in Real Estate from BKE-BME-TNTU, Budapest-Nottingham UK. He is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), a Member of the Board at RICS Magyarország and RICS Europe. More »
HYPO NOE Landesbank für Niederösterreich und Wien AG
MD, Head of Real Estate Finance International Clients & CEE
Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG
Dr. Walter Hampel is a Managing Director for Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG and is based in Munich, dealing with international clients across Europe as well as overseeing the bank’s activities in the CEE markets. Walter has been active in the CEE property markets for more than twenty-five years
Romulus is just 50 years old out of which 23 years he has professionally devoted to the Romanian banking system. He went through the trading desk in Treasury, he was Branch Manager, Head of the Corporate Automotive unit, Head of Corporate Banking and Head of Structured Finance for different local and subsidiaries of international banks. Banca Transilvania, his current employer, is now the largest bank in Romania by assets.
- What kind of recession are we looking at?
- How will COVID-19 affect real estate financing?
- Can you close a financing deal without leaving your house?
- Is the lockdown completely rewriting CEE's risk map?
- Has this crisis changed which are the preferred and no-go asset classes?
- Is COVID-19 going to accelerate the digitization of real estate financing?
More information on the event is available on our website.