On the 24th February QuotedData hosted the first of four Round the World Investment Trust panel discussions. The topic discussed was ‘COVID has accelerated online retailing – what does its growth mean for European real estate?’
The panel participants were Evert Castelein, abrdn European Logistics Income and Matthew Norris, Gravis Capital. You can watch the panel discussion here.
Evert Castelein – Fund Manager
To find out more about abrdn European Logistics Income, watch Evert Castelein’s fund presentation here.
Evert has been one of the key persons responsible for the launch of ASELI in December 2017. Before this he worked for six years as Fund Manager of the Aberdeen European Balanced Property Fund. Evert joined the company in 2008 as a senior analyst within the property research and strategy team. Besides research and portfolio analysis, Evert has been responsible for the asset management of a small German and Swedish Fund. Previously, he worked for FGH Bank, a market leader in the financing of Dutch commercial real estate, as a research analyst. Evert graduated with a Masters degree in Economic Geography from the University of Groningen and has a Masters of Science in Real Estate (MSRE). He speaks Dutch, English, French, German and Frysian. For more information, click here.
Matthew Norris – Fund Manager, Director of Real Estate Securities
Matthew is responsible for the oversight of the VT Gravis UK Listed Property Fund and the VT Gravis Digital Infrastructure Income Fund.
Matthew has more than two decades investment management experience and has a specialist focus on real estate securities. He served as an Executive Director of Grosvenor Europe where he was responsible for global real estate securities strategies. He joined Grosvenor following roles managing equity funds at Fulcrum Asset Management and Buttonwood Capital Partners. He also provides expert input to research projects run by EPRA, which focus on the importance of emergent real estate sectors.
Matthew graduated with a degree in Economics & Politics from the University of York. He is a CFA charter holder and holds the Investment Management Certificate. For more information, click here.