Event Profile

CAIA Zurich - Outlook on International Real Estate

April 11, 2024
All times listed are in local time
KV Business School Zurich
Sihlpostgasse 2
Zurich, ZH 8004 
Free Event
CAIA Zurich cordially invites you to an insightful event delving into the outlook of international real estate.

Join us as we explore the macroeconomic factors and structural trends shaping various segments and geographies within the real estate landscape. Our discussions will encompass:
  • valuation considerations post the notable interest rate fluctuations of 2022/2023,
  • current expectations on monetary policy,
  • the pivotal role of ESG principles,
  • international real estate within the context of a Swiss investor's portfolio.
We look forward to your participation in this engaging session.
18:00 - Registration

18:30 - Welcome by Chapter Zurich Committee

18:35 - Introduction to International Real Estate presentation by Thomas Veraguth, Head CIO Swiss & Global Real Estate Strategy at UBS

18:55 - Panel Discussion about Outlook on International Real Estate, in collaboration with:
  • Thomas Breitenmoser, CFA, CAIA - Head Investment Consulting, Controlling & Research at Complementa
  • Arista Dharsono - Global Head of Sustainability at Asia Green Real Estate
  • Thomas Veraguth - Head CIO Swiss & Global Real Estate Strategy at UBS
Olivier P. Müller, CFA, CAIA - CAIA Zurich Chapter Executive

19:40 - Q&A

19:50 - Aperitif & networking
Please register early for this event as space is limited.
Important notes before the event:
  • Kindly note that registrations must be completed in advance, as walk-ins will not be permitted. Given the event's limited capacity, we encourage you to register as early as possible to secure your spot. If the attendance limit is expanded, we will promptly notify you.
  • Registering a guest is possible for this event, but we kindly request that each guest completes their registration individually.
  • In the spirit of responsible event management, we request that you inform us at least 48 hours in advance if you are unable to attend. Your timely cancellations contribute to minimizing food and energy waste and are greatly appreciated.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. 

If you have questions or concerns regarding registration for this event, please contact CAIA EMEA Chapter Relations.

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Thomas Breitenmoser
Organization: Complementa AG

Thomas Breitenmoser studied economy and business administration at the University of Applied Sciences in Zurich and completed the dual degree Executive MBA in Asset and Wealth Management at the University of Lausanne and Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, USA). He held management positions at Swisscanto/ZKB, JPMorgan Asset Management, Merill Lynch Investment Managers and Credit Suisse. He was also president of the Foundation Board and the Investment Committee of JPMorgan Chase Suisse Pension Fund.

Arista Dharsono
Organization: Asia Green Real Estate

Arista Dharsono is responsible for sustainability at Asia Green Real Estate. She has 15 years of experience in sustainable real estate operations and project management in both Asia and Europe. Prior to her current role in the firm, she led the Asia Green Real Estate operations team in Jakarta and worked in sustainable real estate at Allianz Commercial in Munich. Arista Dharsono holds an MBA degree from the Liverpool John Moores University, a Master in Engineering from the Stuttgart Technology University of Applied Sciences, and a Bachelor in Architecture from Parahyangan Catholic University. With Bahasa Indonesia as her mother tongue, she speaks fluent English and is proficient in German.

Olivier Müller

Olivier P. Müller is moderating this event in his capacity as volunteer Zurich Chapter Executive at CAIA Association. Professionally, he is in the fund structuring business which he is building up. Previously he was at Credit Suisse where he held several leadership positions in investment solutions and equity research. Earlier positions included investment strategy, product management and portfolio management. Olivier P. Müller holds a MSc in Business and Economics, is a CAIA Charterholder, and has the CFA, CIPM and FRM designations.

Thomas Veraguth
Organization: UBS Wealth Management

After graduating in economics in 1995, Thomas Veraguth started his professional career at Credit Suisse as an industry analyst. After more than nine years of experience he joined an independent asset manager in Zurich. His main tasks were structuring tracker certificates and managing funds. He worked also as a head of research for Vietnamese securities. Thomas Veraguth joined UBS Wealth Management Research (WMR) in 2009. He currently works as a global real estate analyst and strategist and is head of CIO Swiss & Global Real Estate Strategy. Thomas Veraguth has also been a lecturer in economics and bank management at the Kaleidos University of Applied Science in Zurich.