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JLL Bolsters Strategic Advisory and M&A Business

Industry veteran Kevin Stahl joins Capital Markets

​NEW YORK, September 20, 2016– JLL today announced real estate investment banking veteran Kevin Stahl has joined the firm's Capital Markets platform as Managing Director. Based in New York, Stahl will expand JLL's advisory capabilities with a focus on real estate mergers and acquisitions (M&A), strategic advisory, recapitalizations, structured portfolio transactions and large private equity raises. Stahl will work with JLL's Capital Markets experts around the country to offer clients strategic advice, capital solutions and transaction execution through a unique combination of corporate finance, capital markets and real estate expertise.

"Kevin's experience in advising public and private companies across the full spectrum of M&A, advisory and capital raising transactions is the perfect complement to our growing capital markets advisory capabilities.  By providing both company and real estate-level advice and execution, we will be uniquely positioned to deliver a full suite of advisory and transaction services to our clients," said Blake Lacher, Managing Director, lead for JLL's Structured Capital.

Jonathan Geanakos, President – Americas Capital Markets for JLL added, "Our expanded advisory capabilities enhance JLL's ability to bring a truly integrated, full-service capital markets product offering to our public and private real estate clients. Kevin's experience and focus is an excellent addition to JLL's global capital markets platform and expands an important strategic growth initiative for our firm."

Stahl brings more than 20 years of experience to the firm and previously held roles as Partner and head of the real estate advisory business at Perella Weinberg Partners and Managing Director and Co-Head of U.S. Real Estate Investment Banking at RBC Capital Markets. He will work within JLL Securities, JLL's registered broker dealer and holds Series 7, 24, 63 and 79 licenses.

JLL Capital Markets is a full-service global provider of capital solutions for real estate investors and occupiers. The firm's in-depth local market and global investor knowledge delivers the best-in-class solutions for clients — whether a sale, financing, repositioning, advisory or recapitalization execution. In 2015 alone, JLL Capital Markets completed $140 billion in investment sale and debt and equity transactions globally. The firm's Capital Markets team comprises more than 2,000 specialists, operating all over the globe.


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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 $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6.0 billion, JLL has more than 280 corporate offices, operates in more than 80 countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 4.0 billion square feet, or 372 million square meters, and completed $138 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2015. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $59.1 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit