EVENT: Emerging Property Funds Management Leadership Series 2017/18 - Melbourne

The Emerging Property Funds Management Leadership Series is a five-part series of interactive sessions for an exclusive group of aspiring leaders in property funds management.


With over 35 years’ experience and being privileged to have partnered with significant property fund managers on a number of transactions, we'd like to take this opportunity to give back and support tomorrow's leaders in the sector.

We have created this interactive five-part series aimed at tomorrow's leaders who are looking to learn more about the ‘business’ of property funds management, entrepreneurs looking to break into the sector and developers looking to establish a property funds management business. 
We are also delighted to bring you highly regarded leading industry speakers from APN Property Group, Property Funds Association, Open Corp, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and McMahon Clarke.

Benefits of attending

  • Network with today and tomorrow’s leaders in the sector

  • Learn what worked well and what didn’t work well from industry leaders

  • Learn the pitfalls and traps industry veterans experienced during their journey

  • Learn how to protect your personal & business assets

  • Understand the market trends in the asset class

  • Recognise methods to raise your debt and equity

  • Understand what structure is best for a tax effective exit for your investors

  • Identify strategies to raise your debt and equity

  • Master your compliance obligations - learn how to obtain an AFSL and stay compliant

Event details

Date: 5 sessions hosted on a monthly basis starting Tuesday, 24 October 2017
Time: 5.45pm - 8.00pm (canapes and refreshments provided)
Venue: ShineWing Australia, Level 10, 530 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Format: Interactive class-room style format where our expert guest speakers will share their insight and expertise on a key component of the property fund management process
Cost: $800 per person for the series or group booking for up to 3 people for $1,600 (prices exclude GST)

This includes:

  • Five 2-hour sessions and networking opportunities with speakers and attendees

  • Soft and hard copies of speaker presentations and handouts

  • Automatic inclusion to our Emerging Property Funds Leadership Series, including invitations to future networking events

Session topics and dates 

Session 1: Fundamentals for Success, Property Funds - Tuesday, 24 October 2017
Speakers/Panelists: Howard Brenchley (APN Property Group), Paul Healy (Property Funds Association), Stephen O'Flynn (ShineWing Australia)
This introductory session will provide a brief overview of the series structure. You will hear first-hand from industry specialists the key lessons they’ve learnt, what challenged them the most, what worked, what didn’t and tips on building the right team.

Session 2: Fundamentals for Success, Personal and Business Issues - Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Speakers/Panelists: Daren McDonald (ShineWing Australia) and Abi Chellapen (ShineWing Australia)
How do you separate your business fund from your personal assets? In this second session you will learn how to protect yourself, your funds and the appropriate ownership structures recommended to protect your investment and maximise your return.

Session 3: Fund Structuring - Tuesday 20 February 2018
Speakers/Panelists: Howard Brenchley (APN Property Group) , Matthew Chun (Development & Property Consultant) and Simon Tucker (ShineWing Australia)
You may have a plan, but do you know which fund structure will give you the best competitive advantage? The industry experts will talk you through the fund structure matrix which covers local and international equity, fee structure and more.

Session 4: Debt and Equity - Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Speakers/Panelists: Warren Boothman (Open Corp), Tony Schiavello (ShineWing Australia), Dan Freeman (Commonwealth Bank of Australia)
This session covers everything you need to consider and what to avoid in modern-day financing. Identify both the traditional and alternative methods for obtaining funding, how to strike a deal with the banks and how best to raise your debt and equity.

Session 5: Legal, Regulatory and Compliance - Tuesday 17 April 2017
Speakers/Panelists: Brendan Ivers (McMahon Clarke) and Rami Eltchelebi (ShineWing Australia)
Ensuring your i’s are dotted and t’s are crossed are important for the property funds management industry. Our experts will talk you through the documentation and practical application involved in your fund set-up and provide tips on avoiding common pit-falls to ensure you stay compliant.

More information

Know someone interested in property fund management? You are welcome to direct any interested property professionals to this web page or to the ShineWing Australia Marketing team via marketing@shinewing.com.au.