APAC Data Center Forum Focuses on Japan and Korea

Opportunities for investing in digital infrastructure in Japan and Korea, as well as strategies for creating more sustainable server facilities, are in the spotlight this week in Mingtiandi’s APAC 2022 Data Center Forum.

The series of online events on MTD TV, sponsored by Yardi, will feature experts from some of the industry’s best-known traders, investors and advisers in its third and final week, as we take a closer look at some of the most major markets in the region. and the most critical challenges.

save now buttonThe first session of the week will take place at 10:00 a.m. HK time on Tuesday, September 20, as we delve into some of the most recent plans to enter the Japanese and Korean markets, with executives from three major investment and a seasoned advisor.

On the show, viewers will hear from Diarmid Massey, General Manager of ESR’s Data Center Division; Jing Zhou, senior director of alternative and strategic transactions at Nuveen; Bob Tan, Executive Director of JLL’s Capital Markets Team Data Center Practice Group; and Sam Lee, managing director of business and market development at EdgeConneX, a data center developer and operator backed by private equity firm EQT.

Sustainability challenges addressed

The Data Center Forum will continue at 10:00 a.m. HK time on Thursday, September 22 with a session on Sustainable Data Center Innovation, which examines the challenges faced by investors and operators looking to balance the demand for more cloud computing capacity and needs. reduce greenhouse gas emissions and achieve carbon neutrality.

In the sustainability panel, Mingtiandi will welcome Joe Gooi, Managing Director of SC Zeus Data Centers from SC Capital Partners; Josephine Yip, Senior Director of Investments and Asset Management for Asia-Pacific at Ivanhoé Cambridge; Tan Bee Lay, director of sustainability with fractional investing platform SDAX; and Alton Wong, executive director at Cushman & Wakefield, head of advisory services and co-head of sustainability services for the firm’s Greater China division.

On the road to Singapore

Following the conclusion of the APAC 2022 Data Center Forum this week, Mingtiandi will welcome guests to our first ever event in Singapore on October 18th.

The Singapore Focus Forum 2022 features speakers from Warburg Pincus, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Oxford Properties and Allianz Real Estate, among more than 25 industry leaders on the program, for a full day of on-stage discussions at the ParkRoyal Collection Marina Bay Hotel .

The show, which will also air on MTD TV, includes an interview with Warburg Pincus executive Jeffrey Perlman and includes panels covering office, industrial and value-added strategies in the Lion City, as well as sessions on Singaporean investment in Australia and development of the REIT sector in the Asian financial centre.

Sponsorship opportunities and tickets for the Singapore forum are still available and more information can be found here.

Melvin B. Baillie