• Wandsworth Property Network

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    Wandsworth Property Network welcomes: Panel focused on Raising Funds through equity for Development Deals Build to Rent- The Opportunities with Andy Pointon Andy Pointon Andy joined Allsop in 2006, working in the Commercial National Investment team and rising to Partner in 2015. Using his understanding of complex investment transactions and forward funding of commercial development, he has transferred his expertise into becoming a specialist Build to Rent investment and development advisor. Using his established institutional contact base, Andy understands key investor requirements in the BTR market. His skill is to evolve the concept of a BTR scheme into reality, from core BTR sector principles through to viability and eventual funding. Predominantly advising developers, Andy works closely with design and professional teams to create an opportunity suitable for investors. He also advises investors on acquisitions and underwriting of investment criteria. Andy leads the Build to Rent team at Allsop who have advised on over £1bn of investment/development, valuation and consultancy projects to date. He has a wide client base ranging from SME developers/landowners, through to large national developers and national/international investment funds. About the Panellists: Alexandra Thur Willow Isle Capital provides equity investment and other property finance brokering (bridging, development finance and stretched debt) to developers, while providing strong, highly competitive returns at scale for investors. Everyone involved is aligned with the success of each development, all while enabling more homes to be built. Evan Maindonald MELT Homes is a group of property development and investment companies which was originally formed in 2002. In the last seventeen years, we have we’ve built over 100 properties in London, Gloucestershire and Kent with with values of over £22m. Manish Kataria Manish Kataria CFA is a professional investor with 18 years’ experience in fund management and UK property investment. He has managed investment portfolios for JPMorgan and other blue chip investment houses. Within property, he invests in and owns a range of assets including developments, HMOs, BTLs and serviced accommodation. InvestLikeAPro was set up so anyone can invest like a pro. Nicholas Wallwork Leading real estate market commentator, investor, developer and author. Dedicated to supporting landlords and investors across the property industry through www.propertyforum.com. Globally published author of “Investing in International Real Estate For Dummies” and “Brexit For Dummies”. Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated track record of working on successful developments and investments in the real estate industry. Specific expertise in HMO's & micro studio apartment developments. Rob Wilkinson Rob Wilkinson is an award winning co-founder of FCA approved property crowdfunding platform Crowd with Us. He is heading a specialist team that provides investors with a variety of debt and equity-based property development investments. He built his own house and eventually moved into property development and fundraising for property development. This eventually culminated in the founding of Crowd with Us. Sebastain Steane Sebastian joined Mortar Capital in January 2018, as Development Manager. Mortar Capital is the Principal and Joint Venture residential development arm of Pacific Investments. He is responsible for Mortar Capital’s deal structure and flow, and takes an active role throughout the development lifecycle in all of Mortar Capital's deals. Sebastian began his career in Finance, before moving into Real Estate, originally with Balfour Beatty, and most recently with Arcadis, where he managed their Joint Venture development consultancy business.. This event will be filmed and photographed