Paul Shearer is joined by the episode sponsor and host, Roger Clarke (IPSX) to discuss corporate finance and what options are available to commercial real estate owner-occupiers when they consider their properties and assets. Paul and Roger are joined by Fergal O’Reilly (EY Corporate Finance), and Nick Compton (JLL).
Topics covered in this episode:
What does IPSX listing/ ownership look like from the corporate perspective?
What does corporate real estate mean in the UK?
The difference between generic and specific assets, and how they sit within the UK corporate real estate landscape.
The benefits of owner-occupation for corporates.
How companies handle the ownership of property, and where it sits on their balance sheets.
Roger outlines the key considerations when preparing for, and listing, a corporate property on IPSX.
Nick lays out the wider landscape of options for corporations looking to monetise their real estate assets.
How IPSX fits into the market for corporates raising capital through real estate.
IPSX’s abilities to interact with global companies and properties.
Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets, Roger Clarke, has been a Senior Advisor to IPSX Group since January 2019. He now joins the business full time. Roger has extensive experience in corporate transactions, particularly in equity capital markets but also in M&A and restructuring, with a specific sector focus on Real Estate. Roger joins from M7 Real Estate, where he was Head of Corporate Finance, with responsibility for executing significant corporate transactions. Previously he was Chief Executive of Tunstall, M7’s wholly owned subsidiary focused on alternative lending. Prior to joining M7 Roger spent 20 years working in the European investment banking industry, including roles at NM Rothschild, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, JP Morgan Cazenove and Stifel Nicolaus, as well as undertaking a secondment to the UK Takeover Panel. https://www.ipsx.com/
Paul Shearer has worked extensively in both Television and Radio in front of and behind the camera as an actor, writer and presenter and script editor. He has also worked for over thirty years in the corporate communications sector for many of the UK’s blue chip companies producing internal videos on a wide variety of subjects. As a journalist he has written for both The Times and The Financial Times on residential property. He has written and presented video work on commercial property for consulting real estate agents GVA Bilfinger as well as Capita Real Estate.
Fergal O’Reilly is an Associate Partner in the Real Estate Corporate Finance team at EY. His focus is on leading real estate M&A transactions and resolving complex financing situations that have a high value or particular strategic importance to clients. He joined EY in 2008, having previously been a Partner with King Sturge LLP, where he qualified as a Chartered Surveyor. https://www.ey.com/
Nick Compton has been head of Corporate Capital Markets at JLL for the past four years, joining from CBRE where he spent 20 years specialising in multinational corporates, private equity investors and public sector bodies. https://www.jll.co.uk/
To find out more visit https://www.ipsx.com/