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Thursday, October 10 • 10:00am - 10:45am
Breakout Session: Go Fund Me – Investment & Funding

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In recent years, hotels have emerged as a sophisticated, accepted and secure asset class for investment. However, as supply levels reach their peak, performance levels falter and other asset classes return to the fore, is the bubble about to burst? This ever-popular session will discuss where opportunities remain in creative financing, emerging partnerships for securing finance and whether the UK will continue to remain attractive for investment.

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Diane Scott

Senior Hotel Consultant, Katten Muchin Rosenman UK
Diane joined Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP in January 2017 after retiring from Lloyds Bank where she had been a career Banker for 40 plus years. Over her last 13 years with Lloyds Bank Diane held the position of Director - Business Development Hotels where she built up a niche specialisation... Read More →
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Jens Blomdahl

Senior Vice President, KSL Capital Partners
Mr Blomdahl joined KSL in July 2013.  Previously, he was an Analyst in the Gaming and Leisure Division of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.  Mr Blomdahl earned his B.S., summa cum laude, from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.
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Lissa Engle

Managing Director, Berkeley Capital Group
Lissa Engle is Founder and Managing Director of Berkeley Capital Group, a full cycle investment management firm specialised in the hospitality sector across the UK and Europe. Berkeley Capital partners with land and property owners, and investors including institutional funds, private... Read More →
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Dan Williams

Senior Director, Hotel & Real Estate Finance, Clydesdale Bank
Dan Williams is a Senior Director in the Hotel & Real Estate Finance team at Clydesdale Bank, responsible for managing and growing the bank’s hotel investment and development portfolio across the UK. Dan has 11 years’ experience in the banking sector, undertaking a number of roles... Read More →
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Emma Young

Head of Hotel Finance, Corporate Banking, Allied Irish Bank (GB)
Emma Young has over 18 years banking experience and has spent the past 10 years concentrating on the provision of hotel finance. Emma has extensive knowledge and understanding of the hotels sector with experience of managing corporate borrowers ranging in scale from medium to large... Read More →

Thursday October 10, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am BST
Deansgate 2