February 8, 2011

Andrew Farkas on Panel at The Wharton School

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will hold its Spring Members Meeting on Wednesday, April 27th and Thursday, April 28th at The Rittenhouse in Philadelphia. The meeting is going to cover major economic issues with experts on panels replying to questions and addressing important topics related to property markets, capital markets and the economy. Andrew Farkas, Chairman and CEO of Island Capital Group, is going to take part in the discussion “Capital Markets—Which Way is Up?” Farkas is one of four panelists who will provide answers, perspectives and outlooks to questions dealing with trends of capital rates. They are also going to cover areas within the real estate investment world, including risks, debt, equity and how to manage them.

Andrew Farkas is going to be joined on the panel by Michelle Felman, Mark D. Gibson and Dean S. Adler, while Asuka Nakahara, Associate Director of the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at The Wharton School, is the moderator. The discussion will last approximately an hour and will lead to the next part of the meeting where keynote speaker Ronnie Chan, Chairman and CEO of Hang Lung Properties, will give his perspective on “The Future of China and Its Investment Risk.”