ULI Asia Pacific Thought Leadership Webinar Series: China REITs – Making a Comeback?


Friday, July 31st, 2020
12:00pm - 12:15pm HKT


Webinar This webinar will be hosted by Zoom HONG KONG
Investors have been awaiting the introduction of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) in China for many years, but despite several false starts the concept never managed to gain traction. The announcement in April this year, however, that China would launch a pilot plan for a domestic REIT industry has rekindled interest among investors, even though, at least on paper, the ‘C-REIT’ structure is aimed only at financing infrastructure projects in operation for at least three years.

In this presentation, Mayer Brown partner David Ellis will explain how the new C-REITs will differ from other Asian REITs, as well as challenges still to be overcome before China can emerge as a significant REIT market.

Join us for the latest edition of the ULI Asia Pacific Thought Leadership Webinar Series, where our Corporate Partners can share innovative ideas, concepts, industrial insights, and best practices across the region.



David Ellis

Partner, Mayer Brown

David focuses on private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and commercial transactions with particular emphasis on the real estate sector. He is recommended by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2010/11) and considered by them to provide "a helpful dose in cynicism and coolness, combined with a high level of efficiency".