Michael Cochran is a Managing Director at Eastdil Secured and co-head of its European platform. Mike focuses on providing strategic direction and capital raising capabilities to private and public entities for large, complex transactions. Over the course of his career, Mike has been involved in over $50 billion of investment banking transactions including: sales, financings, recapitalizations, joint venture structuring, property acquisitions, REIT securities offerings, mergers, loan sales and tenant representations.
Mike was previously a partner at Secured Capital before its merger into Wells Fargo’s subsidiary, Eastdil Realty in 2006. Earlier in his career, Mike held senior real estate investment banking positions at Goldman Sachs and CS First Boston. Mike earned an MBA degree at Harvard University and a BS degree at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mike is a Global Trustee of the Urban Land Institute and on the Executive Committee of ULI Europe and ULI United Kingdom, heading its Capital Markets Council.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
3.55PM – 4.55PM
Royal Lancaster London
With caution entering the markets as the end of the cycle looks ever closer, where are investors finding value around the globe? And how does such a competitive market impact on fees and margins? How will investors hedge against potential interest rate rises and an uncertain geopolitical backdrop for investing? As the provision of affordable housing rises up the agenda, along with a focus on social as well as financial value, what appetite do investors have for this style of investing and how does it fit with their fiduciary responsibilities?