Join S&P Global Market Intelligence, and S&P Global Ratings as we invite REIT Industry experts to discuss REIT securities and company analysis, coupled with expert commentary on current market conditions. To complement this webinar and preserve the educational aspect that has long been associated with REIT School, we are including three educational training sessions throughout the day that will take a deep-dive into central themes surrounding commercial real estate.
Webinar Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (ET)
In addition to registering for the REIT School Express webinar, to join the educational sessions, please register here to receive access to the sessions.
Session 1 - Introduction to REITs
Time: 9:00 - 9:45 am (ET)
Summary: Overview of the REIT market – what they are, why they matter to the broader Real Estate market, how they operate and how they are analyzed.
Session 2 - REIT Capital Raising and M&A
Time: 1:00 - 1:45 pm (ET)
Summary: How and why do REITs make the decision to raise capital, how does this impact their operations and their valuation, how does “the market” evaluate M&A transactions in the REIT space.
Session 3 - ESG – Why it matters to REITs
Time: 2:15 - 3:00 pm (ET)
Summary: Overview of current challenges and opportunities facing REITs as it applies to ESG. What is relevant for companies to report, and investors/lenders/analysts to consider with regard to ESG? What are the different reporting frameworks, and what will the market look like in 5-10 years?