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Scania sign global real estate agreement with JLL


LONDON, STOCKHOLM, 26 March 2014 - Scania, the Swedish automotive industry manufacturer, has signed a global framework agreement with JLL.

The agreement appoints JLL as Scania’s preferred provider for global commercial real estate consultancy and advisory services. Scania is a global company with a sales and service organisation in more than 100 countries.  

Services within agreement scope include:
  • Project & Development Services (construction, refurbishment, planning)
  • Transactions (land and property purchases/disposals, leasing, sale & leaseback transactions)
  • Valuation services
JLL can also provide additional services such as facilities management, workplace strategy, lease administration and site location analysis at the request of Scania.

Jan Andark, Head of Scania Real Estate Services said: “We have a large number of real estate projects globally. Appointing an outsourced adviser will enable us to efficiently manage multiple global workstreams through a single point of contact at JLL near our Head Office in Södertälje, Sweden.” 

Marie Cronstrom, Head of Corporate Solutions, JLL Sweden added: “There is a growing trend among Swedish multinational corporates to outsource real estate advice for multiple markets. Appointing an expert adviser enables companies to maximise productivity gains without sacrificing any control or speed of execution.”

Vincent Lottefier, Global Director and Chief Executive Officer - Corporate Solutions, Europe, Middle East & Africa for JLL said: “Having worked alongside Scania since 2012 I am delighted that JLL now have a formal relationship in place, allowing us to provide a full range of valuable real estate consulting services for the foreseeable future.

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Notes to Editors:

About Scania
Scania’s objective is provide the best profitability for its customers throughout the product life cycle by delivering optimised heavy trucks and buses, engines and services – thereby becoming the leading company in its industry. Scania’s operations are based on the company’s core values, its focus on working methods and dedicated employees. Scania is a global company with a sales and service organisation in more than 100 countries. Scania’s production units are located in Europe and Latin America. Scania has approximately 37,500 employees. Of these, some 16,000 work with sales and services in Scania’s own subsidiaries worldwide. Scania’s Head Office is located in Södertälje, Sweden. 
To found out more about Scania, please visit www.scania.com

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. With annual revenue of $4 billion, JLL operates in 75 countries worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3 billion square feet and completed $99 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2013. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $47.6 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit www.jll.com.

JLL has over 50 years of experience in Asia Pacific, with over 27,500 employees operating in 80 offices in 15 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.jll.com/asiapacific 

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