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REIT School 2020: Analyst Training In Real Estate Investment Trusts

June 22-24, 2020
Chicago, IL
The Gleacher Center

S&P Global Market Intelligence is closely monitoring coronavirus (COVID-19), including advice from the World Health Organization. As a company, our top priority is the safety and well-being of our delegates, speakers, partners, colleagues, and vendors at our events. We currently intend to proceed as planned with this event. We will notify registered attendees should circumstances change.

REIT School™: Analyst Training in Real Estate Investment Trusts will give you a comprehensive introduction to the sector through lectures, group discussions and case studies led by a diverse slate of active practitioners, with a unique opportunity to network with attendees from across the spectrum of REITs and REIT finance.

What you'll gain:

  A comprehensive picture of the REIT sector and an understanding of a company's position within it

  An enhanced ability to communicate with professionals working on Wall Street or within REITs

  An introduction to proven methodologies for evaluating REITs as targets, investments or competitors

  An understanding of options for accessing capital and their effects on the balance sheet

  Improved analysis and forecasting techniques through an understanding of the impact of leverage levels, re-equitization and transactions at both the property and corporate levels

  Knowledge of the multiple approaches to valuation in the sector

Topics include:

  Real estate market cycles, the state of the sector and the competitive and strategic issues going forward

  The sources of financial data necessary for evaluating a REIT’s economic health and risk-return profile

  How fixed income analysts look at REITs and the qualitative factors, quantitative measures and benchmarks underlying REIT credit analysis

  Strategies for accessing the capital markets and managing capital

  Methods of evaluating acquisitions and dispositions at the property and corporate levels Issues surrounding REIT M&A

  Methodologies for valuing companies and structuring deals


This program presumes familiarity with basic accounting and corporate finance concepts as well as a basic understanding of the REIT financial structure. Prior to the program, participants will receive materials for the Investing in REITs case study as well as suggested reading for those new to the sector.

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Optional Product Training: Market Intelligence Real Estate Product Training

REIT School: Analyst Training In Real Estate Investment Trusts Agenda


Event Pricing

    • Registration Fee
    • Early Bird RateExpires on May 8, 2020
    • Client Rate*:
    • $1,795 / delegate
    • $1,595 / delegate
    • Non-Client Rate:
    • $2,095 / delegate
    • $1,780 / delegate

*Current clients include any firm that currently subscribes to products/services offered by S&P Global Market Intelligence, excluding other conferences and training classes.


The Gleacher Center
450 N Cityfront Plaza Dr
Chicago, IL, US

Nearby Hotels:

Loews Hotel Chicago 4 min walk (0.2 miles)
Sheraton Grand Chicago 3 min walk (0.1 miles)
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile 5 min walk (0.2 miles)
Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile 4 min walk (0.2 miles)

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