IP REAL ESTATE - MIPIM, the annual real estate convention in Cannes, will for the first time hold a summit for leading institutional investors.

RE-Invest will bring together pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and insurance companies to discuss the most important real estate issues identified by IP Real Estate.

The roundtable discussions will be attended by a number of leading global institutions, including GIC Real Estate, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, the First Swedish National Pension Fund (AP1), the Dutch Railway Pension Fund (SPF) and MN Services.

The central theme of RE-Invest will be: What is the future of fund management, and is there a need for a new model?

Filippo Rean, director at MIPIM, said: "For the first time at MIPIM, a wide-ranging event will enable international institutional investors to meet and discuss issues which are specific to them."