New York – Mizuho Americas today announced that on June 28 it will host its first Global REIT / Real Estate Conference at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York City. The conference will bring together international companies and the investment community to debate the implications of the changing global REIT and real estate environment, as well as provide an exclusive opportunity to interact with C-suite leaders from the US, Japan and Asia.
The event will be highlighted by a keynote lunch featuring renowned real estate investor Sam Zell, Founder & Chairman of Equity Group Investments; and Jonathan Litt, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Land and Buildings Investment Management LLC and noted REIT activist investor.
In addition, Mizuho global REITs analysts Rich Anderson and Haendel St. Juste (USA), Yosuke Ohata (Japan) and Alan Jin (Hong Kong / Singapore) will provide attendees with a comprehensive view of the sector across multiple geographies.
“Our global reach and wealth of expertise across geographies and sectors are major differentiators of our research platform,” stated Matt DeSalvo, Head of Equities, Mizuho Americas. “We are proud to showcase the depth of our international research efforts across REITs and real estate with a forum that delivers unique insights and in-depth exchange of ideas.”
The more than thirty participating companies includes such notable names as Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Boston Properties, Federal Realty Investment Trust, Kenedix Retail REIT Corporation, Link Asset Management Limited, Mitsui Fudosan Logistics REIT and Spring REIT.
The Global REIT / Real Estate Conference is the latest in a series of global events and conferences Mizuho Americas has created in order to provide exclusive insight to both clients and investors across a variety of industries.
The second annual Global Mizuho Investor Conference (MIC) NY is scheduled for December 4-5, 2017. The MIC offers Mizuho's clients a global forum to explore issues impacting the global economic landscape with prominent decision-makers and executives in a one-on-one setting across a multitude of sectors, including energy, financials, healthcare, industrials, REITs, TMT, utilities, consumer and protein.
About Mizuho Americas
Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. With professionals in offices throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Chile, Mizuho’s operations in the Americas connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast global network. Learn more at mizuhoamericas.com
Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG). Mizuho Financial Group is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, offering comprehensive financial and strategic services including private banking and venture capital through its subsidiaries. The group has over 900 offices and 56,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia. At the end of 2016, its total assets were $1.8 trillion. Learn more about Mizuho Financial Group at mizuho-fg.co.jp/english.