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Confirming its proactive spirit, which is an essential part of its “DNA”, Prime Yield is focused on communicating with its stakeholders in “key moments”, either through its own exclusive events or in initiatives where it intervenes at the invitation of other entities and partners.
Prime Yield present at Prodexpo-Real Estate Conference – 21-22 October 2020, Athens
Prime Yield has participated in another event, Prodexpo, the most important real estate meeting in Greece. The company was represented by Panos Charalambopoulos, Managing Director of Solum Property Solutions, an associated company of Prime Yield in Greece. He held a presentation on the accuracy of valuations and participated in the panel discussion on investment and valuations. This is the largest real estate conference in Greece, celebrating its 21st edition this year and taking place in an online format, bringing together the most influential players the domestic and international markets.
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Presentation “Residential Market Barometer” – 9 October 2020, SIL, Lisbon
Prime Yield, part of Gloval, presented the first edition of the “Residential Market Barometer” to the market during real estate exhibition SIL-Salão Imobiliário de Portugal. Assuring all security measures, the presentation took place on the afternoon of October 9th at the CasaSapo stand, the company’s partner in this quarterly study.
José Velez, Executive Director of Prime Yield, presented the main conclusions of this first barometer, stating that market behaviour in the post-Covid period is identical to that of the beginning of the 2010 crisis, but with asking prices 60% higher in the case of Porto and 76% higher in the case of Lisbon.
The Residential Market Barometer is a new quarterly publication developed by Prime Yield in association with Portal CasaSapo/InfoCasa.pt and it was created to monitor the evolution of asking prices of apartments in the Lisbon and Porto Metropolitan Areas, also presenting a brief review of the economic context and the real estate market situation. In this first edition, of October 2020, the analysis is focused on the post-Covid price evolution, aiming to draw a parallel with the evolution observed during the previous crisis that affected the country and its economy between 2010 and 2013.
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“The Valuation of Businesses – To Live with the pandemic” – 21 July 2020, online
Nelson Rêgo, CEO of Prime Yield, part of Gloval, participated in the debate “The Valuation of Businesses”, integrated in the cycle of online conferences “To Live with the pandemic”. Organized by the Portuguese certified accountant’s association – Ordem dos Contabilistas Certificados -, this cycle started on May 7 and will run until July 30, with weekly virtual meetings. The session integrated by Prime Yield took place on July 21st.
Nelson Rêgo, who addressed valuation in the real estate market, highlighted the challenges that the pandemic brought to this activity. On the one hand, in the procedures, which had to be changed due to the constraints imposed by the confinement, including the impossibility / limitation in physical visits to the properties. On the other hand, uncertainty about the future is also an added challenge at this time, namely because it makes it difficult to make estimates as to the potential of a property for generating income, a crucial factor in real estate valuation. Nelson also stressed that valuations by only one criterion can be misadjusted, thus defending a multifaceted approach.
Prime Yield participates in the 6th CMS NPL Forum Week – July 2, 2020
Represented by its CEO, Nelson Rêgo, Prime Yield, part of Gloval, was invited to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the NPL industry in Portugal, a debate integrated in the 6th NPL Forum Week organized by the law firm CMS.
The session took place on July 2, on a virtual stage, debating the current context, impact, strategies and future vision of the NPL industry in Portugal.
Nelson Rêgo addressed the performance of the real estate market in this post-Covid period, highlighting the trend of relocation of residential demand and the sharp drop in demand for offices and retail. For Prime Yield’s CEO, the important question arising is whether the number of REO’s will increase or not when Economy starts to recover.
Prime Yield debates “Valuations in Quarantine times” – July 1, 2020
Questions related to real estate valuations during the pandemic were highlighted in the last “Questions and Answers” session promoted online by ESAI, with the answers given by Nelson Rêgo, CEO of Prime Yield, part of Gloval.
The session, exclusively online, took place on July 1st and covered topics such as the pre-Covid real estate market, in addition to the challenges facing the real estate appraiser during these quarantine times. The importance of accessing “good” information was also highlighted.
Prime Yield joins webinar about “Digital Transformation in Real Estate” – 30th June 2020
Nelson Rêgo, CEO of Prime Yield, part of Gloval, has participated in the webinar hosted by Exame Informática on “Digital Transformation in Real Estate”, which took place on June 30th.
The meeting, which brought together brokers and banking representatives, focused on how the real estate sector accelerated the processes of digital transformation, now even more due to the pandemic.
On the occasion Nelson Rêgo highlighted the importance of investing in technology and innovation and how these have always been part of Prime Yield’s DNA. The launch of the first independent AVM for real estate appraisals – Prime AVM – is an example of this.
Prime Yield moderates the NPL Virtual session focused in Southern Europe – 16th June 2020
Nelson Rêgo, Managing Director of Prime Yield and Head of Business Development for Investment Funds at Gloval, has moderated the latest Virtual NPL session “Distressed Real Estate: South Europe”
The online event took place on June 16th and has integrated several market experts from Portugal, Spain and Greece. One of the main conclusions of the session is that we are in a demand crisis, with panelists mainly debating the housing and office markets. And, as for the NPLs market, this is a different crisis than in 2008, so the reactions will be different. In the market there will be new NPLs assets, and investors, although facing much uncertainty, will continue to be interested in Spain, Italy and Greece, without forgetting the potential of Portugal.
The NPL Virtual event is organized by Smith Novak and includes 17 debate sessions, between May 25th and June 25th. Prime Yield has moderated session 10.
Prime Yield participates once again in the “NPL Europe” conference – 5th and 6th March 2020, London
Prime Yield has, once again, participated in the leading European conference on distressed credit, “NPL Europe”. Held on March 5th and 6th, this event took place in London. The company has integrated the debate panel focused on the real estate market, held on the conference’s first day. Nelson Rêgo, the company’s CEO, was one of the speakers in the panel. In addition, Prime Yield released, firsthand, the 2020 Spring edition of “Keep an Eye on the NPL & REO Markets”, a research focused on the NPL & REO trading potential in Portugal, Spain, Greece and Brazil, markets where the company operates and is fully active. This research gives an update on the NPL status and deal potential for these countries, also including a look over each one’s Economy and Real Estate market. The “NPL Europe” conference gathered over 250 delegates of 100 companies and from 30 different countries. This event is organized by SmithNovak and it’s now on its 10th edition.
Prime Yield present at “NPL Iberia” – 28th and 29 th November 2019, Madrid
Prime Yield has participated in the leading conference “NPL Iberia”, that took place on the 28h and 29th November in Madrid. Organized by Smith Novak and celebrating its 2nd edition, this is a leading event focused on the Iberian distressed debt market. Prime Yield, part of Gloval, was one of the sponsors, also intervening on the block dedicated to “Iberia Servicing”, which took place on the first day of the event. The company was represented by Estanislao de la Quadra Salcedo, Managing Director of Gloval Valuation. Besides participating in the event both as a sponsor and a speaker, Prime Yield also presented, firsthand, its latest edition of the research “Investing in NPL in Iberia”.
Prime Yield speaks at “Las Socimis y Sigis…” conference – 27th November 2019, Madrid
Almost closing a year of active participation in conferences and debates, Prime Yield has participated in the conference “Las Socimis y Sigis – Análisis, retos y perspectivas de futuro”, which took place at IESE in Madrid on the 27th November.
Organized by ASOCIMI, an association that represents over thirty SOCIMIs (the Spanish Reits), this event brought together several industry experts and gave an insight into the two REITs regimes in Iberia. Nelson Rêgo, Director of Prime Yield, part of Gloval, was responsible for presenting the context and legal framework of the SIGIs, the Portuguese REITs.
Prime Yield present at Prodexpo-Real Estate Conference, 21-22 October 2019, Athens
Following a year of strong presence in real estate and NPL focused conferences all over the world, Prime Yield has participated at Prodexpo, the leading real estate conference in Greece. The event, that celebrates its 20th anniversary, took place on the 21st and 22th of October in Athens. The conference agenda includes a list of hot topics such as property trends, urban development, smart buildings, investment issues, new geographies and other core industry topics. Prime Yield has participated in the discussion panel “Global Real Estate Trends & Issues”, on the first day of the conference, represented by its CEO Nelson Rêgo; and was also present in the panel that debated “Property Valuations: a Key Factor within the Economic Cycle – The transmission to Automated Valuations Models (AVM)”. This panel took place on the 22th October, previous to the conference’s ending. Panos Charalambopoulos, Managing Director of Solum Property Solutions, an associated company of Prime Yield in Greece, was the company’s representative.
Prime Yield at Debtwire Week 2019, 15-17 October 2019, London
Prime Yield was one of the companies speaking during the Debtwire Week 2019, held at the Waldorf Hilton, in London, from 15th to 17th October. The event featured a range of viewpoints on the themes that will dictate yields in the year to come, receiving over 1.000 attendees and 120 expert speakers. The NPL markets were one of the themes debated and the one in which Prime Yield was an active voice. Francisco Virgolino, in representation of the company, spoke at the debate panel “New Global Markets – Where Next?”, focusing in the Brazilian NPL market. This panel debated the opportunities in NPL’s emerging markets such as Brazil, India or China and took place in the morning of the second day of the event, the 16th October.
Prime Yield participates in Master Class in Real Estate Financing and Non-Performing Loans, October 15, INDEG-ISCET Lisbon
The Master Class on “Real Estate Financing and Non-Performing Loans” took place on October 15th at INDEG-ISCET Executive Education. The event was attended by Nelson Rêgo, CEO of Prime Yield, part of Gloval, who addressed the theme of the bad credit market (NPL’s). During the Master Class, the contributors have analyzed the real estate financing landscape and answered several questions, including: where are we currently? Is finance available to investors and property developers in Portugal? Are Portuguese banks available to finance the market? As for bad credit, have the banks already solved much of the problem? These and other questions were debated by Nelson Rêgo and other market specialists such as Gonçalo Nascimento Rodrigues (Professor of the Real Estate Investment Program), Luís Vaz Pereira (Professor of the Real Estate Investment Program) and Rui Bairrada (Dr. Finance).
Prime Yield speaks at SIL investment Pro – Powered by APPII, 10th October 2019, Lisbon
Focused on real estate investment and development, this conference took place in Lisbon, at October 10th, during the 2019 edition of the real estate exhibit SIL – Salão Imobiliário de Portugal. The event was organized by APPII, the Portuguese real estate developers and investors association, and has invited Nelson Rêgo, CEO of Prime Yield part of Gloval, to be a speaker in the discussion panel dedicated to the Portuguese real estate market in the international economic context. Francisco Sottomayor (CGD), Ricardo Guimarães (Confidencial Imobiliário) and Ricardo Sousa (Century 21) were the other speakers participating in this panel, the first one of the conference. The most important challenges for international investors, with the presence of several Portuguese and foreign developers; and the new ways for tourism, with developers, investors and hotel operators, were the other two themes debated during the conference.
Prime Yield participates in “Portugal as a real estate investment opportunity” conference, 10th September, Madrid
Prime Yield was one of the companies speaking at a real estate industry meeting held in Madrid which was dedicated to “Portugal as a real estate investment opportunity”. The event took place at September 10th, from 8h45 am to 11h30 am, in the Spanish headquarters’ office of lawyers Uría & Menéndez. Nelson Rêgo, CEO of Prime Yield, represented the company, presenting a comparative analysis of the commercial real estate market in the four main Iberian cities, but also focusing in the opportunities generated in alternatives asset classes.
Presentation “Investment Guide for SOCIMIs and SIGIs 2019”, 5 June 2019, Lisbon
Prime Yield, part of Gloval, and DLA Piper have presented the “INVESTMENT GUIDE FOR SOCIMIs AND SIGIs 2019” in Lisbon. This ground-breaking initiative provides a comparative analysis of SOCIMIs, a huge success in Spain, with the recently-launched Portuguese SIGIs. The guide comprises a legal approach to these vehicles that promote real estate investment, besides of giving an overview of the Portuguese and Spanish real estate markets.
The event took place at DLA Piper headquarters in Lisbon, on June 5th, hosting a session with the participation of Nelson Rêgo (Prime Yield), who presented the current moment of the Iberian real estate market; Luís Filipe Carvalho (DLA Piper Lisboa), responsible for presenting the legal context of SIGI, and Orson Alcocer (DLA Piper Madrid), who detailed the legal framework of the Spanish SOCIMIs. Manuel Puerta da Costa, member of the board of APFIPP and president of APAF, has opened the session in Lisbon.
Presentation “Investment Guide for SOCIMIs and SIGIs 2019”, 4 June 2019, Madrid
Prime Yield, part of Gloval, and DLA Piper have presented the “INVESTMENT GUIDE FOR SOCIMIs AND SIGIs 2019” in Madrid, in an event that took place in DLA Piper’s headquarters at the Spanish capital on June 4th. This ground-breaking initiative provides a comparative analysis of SOCIMIs, a huge success in Spain, with the recently-launched Portuguese SIGIs, comprising a legal approach to these vehicles that promote real estate investment, besides of giving an overview of the Portuguese and Spanish real estate markets.
The event was opened by Roberto Rey Perales, President and CEO of Prime Yield, hosting a session with the key findings of the Guide, with the participations of Nelson Rêgo (Prime Yield), who presented the current moment of the Iberian real estate market; Luís Filipe Carvalho (DLA Piper Lisboa), responsible for presenting the legal context of SIGI, and Orson Alcocer (DLA Piper Madrid), who detailed the legal framework of the Spanish.
2nd International Summit NPL Greece, 29th May 2019, Athens
Prime Yield has participated in the NPL Greece conference held in Athens on 29th May, an event that has discussed the state of the art of the NPL market in Greece, which continues to record the highest ratio of NPEs amongst member states in Europe. The event is an organization of SmithNovak.
Besides being a sponsor of the event, Prime Yield in association with Solum RE, was represented in the debates by Panos Charalambopoulos MRICS REV, who has integrated the panel about ” Greek Distressed Residential Market”. Prime Yield’s latest report about the Greek NPL market was available for all attendees of the event. The research is named “Keep an Eye on the NPL&REO Markets”, providing an outlook over the Portuguese, Spanish. Greek and Brazilian markets.
Conference “NPL Europe – 9th edition”, London, 7-8 of March 2019
Prime Yield has reinforced its presence in the “NPL Europe” conference, a leading European event focused on the NPL market and organized by Smith Novak. On the event’s 9th edition, the company was both a sponsor and a panelist. Nelson Rêgo, the company’s CEO, was the moderator of the panel debating the Servicing Plataforms, which took place on the conference’s day one (March 7th, 12h15). Besides including an initial kick-off keynote speech by Phil Walker (Hipoges), the debate panel included the participation of Iheb Nafaa (Servihabitat), Manuel Enrich (Sareb), Matilde Vazquez (Situs), Riccardo Sigaudo (Banca Ifis) and Gonzalo Gutiérrez de Mesa (Finsolutia).
Strongly focusing on the NPL&REO markets in Europe and Latin America, Prime Yield took the opportunity to release, first hand at this leading event, its newest report “Keep an Eye on the NPL&REO Markets”, that provides an outlook over the Portuguese, Spanish. Greek and Brazilian markets.
“NPL Europe” is one of the largest events focused on the European NPL market, gathering over 350 delegates from 200 companies active in this industry and discussing the market’s latest developments, information and trends. The conference’s 9th edition took place in London, on the 7th and 8th March.
NPL Europe 2018 – Autumn Conference”, 13-14th September 2018
The company integrated the debates focused on Portugal and Brazil during the “NPL Europe 2018 – Autumn Conference”, held in London in 13-14th September, and released the Autumn updates of its NPL researches for Portugal and Brazil.
This was the 8th edition of the leading Pan-European event for the Non-Performing Loans (NPL) market, in which Prime Yield participated on the Portuguese market session and on the one focused in emerging markets (including Brazil). Nelson Rêgo, CEO of Prime Yield, has integrated the Portugal session, that took place in Day 1, 15h45 pm. As for the panel dedicated to Brazil, which took place also in Day 1 (12h15 pm), Prime Yield was represented by José Antonio Santos, Managing Director for Brazil. Prime Yield also released, first hand in this event, its Autumn updates on the recent researches developed about NPL markets in Portugal and Brazil, which are focused on the key data and transaction potential for 2018 and 2019 in both countries.
Debtwire Portugal Breakfast 2018, 21 June 2018
Prime Yield was represented at the Debtwire Portugal Breakfast 2018, held in Lisbon on 21st June, by its CEO, Nelson Rêgo, who was one of the invited participants to the discussion panel dedicated to «Opportunities for investors in the Portuguese NPL Market».
Organized by Debtwire in partnership with DLA Piper, the event took place at the Four Seasons Hotel Ritz, gathering several national and international experts from the asset investment and debt restructuring industry to jointly discuss opportunities in the Portuguese market from NPL.
Prime-Yield discussed the market status at MozamReal 2018
Prime-Yield took part in the largest discussion forum about the Mozambican real estate sector, held on June 20th in Maputo. Catarina Esteves, the company’s director in Mozambique, was one of the speakers at this conference.
The representative took the stage for the panel discussion on the status quo of the Mozambican real estate market. Moderated by Nuno Sá Fialho, from Broun Property Group, the debate brought together the input of several experts with the aim of not only analysing the market’s historical and current performance, but above all to identify its future prospects.
The MozamReal Real Estate Forum was held at the Blu Radisson Hotel & Residence in Maputo. Organized by API Events, the one-day event focused on the Mozambican real estate market, being a platform for private and public investors, developers and industry professionals to discuss the challenges and opportunities of this sector, as well as a privileged moment of networking.
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Conference “Opportunities for Investments in Portugal – 360 Degrees”, held in São Paulo, 6 June 2018
Portuguese property market presented by Prime Yield at an event in Brazil, at the headquarters of Riviera Investimentos. The presentation of Prime Yield, by Nelson Rêgo, CEO of the company, approached the residential market in Lisbon and Cascais, mainly focusing on prices (per sq.m) and their evolution, will be the central theme of this communication.
Conference “Portugal: What is Hot, What is Not”, 10 April 2018
The company has moderated the panel about rehabilitation and tourism at the fully attended conference promoted by online newspaper ECO and DPL Piper, held in April 10th.
Under the theme “Rehabilitation also is Real Estate and Tourism”, the discussion panel was moderated by Nelson Rêgo, CEO of Prime Yield. The debate took place precisely in the same day that the company launched its newest edition of the research “Urban Rehabilitation for Residential Use in Lisbon”, co-developed with DLA Piper.
Conference “NPL Europe 2018” in London, 8th and 9th March 2018
Prime Yield joined in “NPL Europe – Spring Conference 2018), held in London, 8th and 9th March.
After integrating the Autumn edition of the most important event about NPL in Europe, Prime Yield is once again participating in the Spring Conference 2018 of “NPL Europe”. Prime Yield’s CEO, Nelson Rêgo, is one of the panellists in the block dedicated to the Portuguese NPL market, along with VdA, Finsolutia, Montepio Bank, AnaCap or JP Morgan representatives. The block is chaired by Nuno Azevedo Neves, from DLA Piper.
Conference “Real Estate Disrupted” in London, 6 July 2017
Prime Yield was one of the companies invited to join the panel discussions at the “Real Estate Disrupted” conference, hosted by DLA Piper and held in London on 6 July. Nelson Rêgo, CEO of Prime Yield, was one of the speakers at the panel discussions on real estate opportunities in Southern Europe, which took place in the morning and which, among other topics, addressed the issue of NPLs and how they could constitute an opportunity for investors interested in Portugal.
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Seminar “Real Estate Investment in Portugal – Challenges and Opportunities”, 30 June 2017
Invited to speak at the event by Belzuz Abogados, the law firm that organized the seminar, Prime Yield was represented by Nelson Rêgo, its CEO. The companys communication began with the presentation of the key indicators of the tourist market in Portugal, also presenting a picture of property investment in Lisbons urban rehabilitation market, disclosing the main findings of the companys most recent research “Rehabilitation for Residential Use in Lisbon | 2017 “. This event took place at Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon.
Presentation of the Research about urban rehabilitation in Porto, 4 November 2016
Following the Lisbon’s edition launched early in the year, Prime Yield released the research “Rehabilitation for Residential Use in Porto”. The report was presented on the 4th November 2016 in Porto. Full room at Sheraton Hotel to attend the presentation of this innovative initiative focused on the rehabilitation for residential use in Porto. About 100 people participated in this session, where José Velez, executive director of Prime Yield, highlighted the most important findings of this new report that now analyses Porto, after the launch of the research focused in Lisbon that was released in the beginning of 2016.
Presentation of the Research about urban rehabilitation in Lisboa, 25 February 2016
Prime Yield has publicly presented its latest research “Rehabilitation for Residential Use in Lisbon”. The highly participated session took place in a breakfast meeting in Lisbon in 25th February. The presentation was attended by over 40 people from both the property industry and public entities and was held in the headquarters of SRS Advogados, which associated Prime Yield in this research contributing with the legal insight. Prime Yield presented the main conclusions of this new research, stating at the time that the research will have future editions.
Sessions “Internationalization Tools in the Property Market”, April, May and June 2012, Lisboa
Prime Yield integrated, as a speaker, the workshops organized by Vida Imobiliária, presenting the property market in each of the countries approached and also sharing its internationalization experience. The cycle comprised three workshops focused in Brazil, Mozambique and Angola.
Conference “Investir Brasil. A Oportunidade é hoje!”, 13 October 2011, Lisboa
Prime Yield associated this conference in order to reinforce its position as a leading company in the Portuguese-Speaking markets. The event discussed the main opportunities, challenges and features of property investment in Brazil; gathering the most important companies and associations of this industry both in Brazil and Portugal.
Conference Prime Yield in Brazil: “Investimento e Avaliação Imobiliária – A experiência europeia e a realidade brasileira”, 26 November 2010
Marking the company’s entry on the Brazilian market, Prime Yield promoted this conference to bridge the gap between the best practices in the European Valuation sector and the Brazilian reality.
Conference Prime Yield in Portugal: “O Investimento Imobiliário nos Mercados Lusófonos”, 21 May 2010
The conference aimed to provide the attendees with a global vision about opportunities emerging in Angola, Brazil, Cabo Verde and Mozambique. The event invited speakers with high professional experience in these markets and in the following areas:
- Appropriated investment vehicles in the Portuguese-Speaking markets
- Financing property development
- Support to Internationalization process
- Specific features for analysing property investment in these countries.