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​JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group expands EMEA transaction team

EMEA, 22 September 2015 – Erik Jacobs joins JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group as Executive Vice President of EMEA Capital Markets. Based in London, Erik will primarily concentrate on hotel transactions across the EMEA region from a debt as well as equity standpoint.

Erik joins JLL from Invesco Real Estate where he was responsible for hotel acquisition and disposals throughout Europe.

“Joining JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality group is an exciting opportunity to work with the global market leader in hotel real estate space at a very exciting time in the cycle.” Said Erik Jacobs, Executive Vice President, EMEA Capital Markets, JLL’s Hotel & Hospitality Group.

Christoph Härle, CEO EMEA, JLL’s Hotel & Hospitality Group added, “With hotel investor sentiment strong and expectations of accelerating trading growth across EMEA, we are very pleased to welcome Erik to JLL. His wealth of hotel transactional experience across many markets in Europe will further add to the strengths of our team and client offering in London and across EMEA.”

Prior to Invesco Erik worked at Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds focusing on hotels and hospitality related investments.


About JLL
JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $4.7 billion and gross revenue of $5.4 billion, JLL has more than 230 corporate offices, operates in 80 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 58,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.4 billion square feet, or 316.0 million square meters, and completed $118 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2014. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $56 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.
In Russia and CIS JLL has offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kiev. JLL, Russia & CIS was voted Consultant of the Year in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014  and 2015 at the Commercial Real Estate Awards, Moscow; Consultant of the Year at the Commercial Real Estate Awards 2009, St. Petersburg; Consultant of the Year at the RCSC Awards in 2015, and The Best Real Estate Consultancy in Ukraine at the Ukrainian Property Awards in 2013.