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Professional services firm appoints real estate investment experts Oscar Chan and Dominic Ho
HONG KONG, 4 November 2013 – Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL), the global professional services firm specialised in real estate, today announced it has appointed Oscar Chan as Regional Director and Dominic Ho as National Director to its China Capital Markets team. The appointment of Ho and Chan further strengthens the firm’s investment services, and in particular its focus on the China market. Their industry experience will enable the firm to establish closer ties between the Hong Kong and China markets, and deliver best in class investment advice to clients.
Oscar Chan joins JLL from his position as Executive Director at CBRE and has extensive experience acting for clients active in the China market. Dominic Ho joins also joins from CBRE where he was a Senior Director in the Investment Department. He has almost ten years’ experience working in China real estate investment, including almost five years at DTZ.
Anthony Couse, Managing Director in Shanghai and Head of China Capital Markets, Jones Lang LaSalle said: “We are very pleased to welcome Oscar and Dominic to the China Capital Markets team. Their experience in the acquisition and sale of properties in China will be extremely valuable to clients, further strengthening the firm’s connections between each market. The appointment of experts on the China market demonstrates our commitment to developing the leading capital markets service in the region.”
Ho and Chan will be based at Jones Lang LaSalle in Hong Kong, working closely with the Hong Kong Capital Markets team to help clients in the acquisition and disposure of real estate in China. The appointment of Ho and Chan further strengthens the team’s capacity to identify Chinese investment opportunities for clients, ensure they receive optimum value on the disposal of an asset or portfolio, and to facilitate transactions, whether as buyers or sellers.
Joseph Tsang, Managing Director in Hong Kong and Head of Hong Kong Capital Markets, Jones Lang LaSalle said, “Dominic and Oscar have extensive knowledge of the workings of the real estate sector in China, and this will allow them to achieve the best results for investment clients. They will work with their colleagues in the Hong Kong Capital Markets team to help clients direct capital in and out of Hong Kong.”
Stuart Crow, Head of Asia Pacific Capital Markets at Jones Lang LaSalle said, “The Capital Markets business at Jones Lang LaSalle is continuing its exceptional growth in Asia. I am confident that by recruiting the best professionals in the region we will maintain our position as market leaders and continue to achieve outstanding results for our clients.”
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About Jones Lang LaSalle Jones Lang LaSalle (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. With annual revenue of $3.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle operates in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services to a property portfolio of 2.6 billion square feet and completed $63 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2012. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $47.7 billion of real estate assets under management.
Jones Lang LaSalle has over 50 years of experience in Asia Pacific, with over 26, 100 employees operating in 79 offices in 14 countries across the region. The firm was named ‘Best Property Consultancy’ in three Asia Pacific countries at the International Property Awards Asia Pacific 2013, and won nine Asia Pacific awards in the Euromoney Real Estate Awards 2013. www.ap.joneslanglasalle.com
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