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Buenos Aires

JLL Adds Buenos Aires Hotel Advisory and Asset Management Expert

Fernanda L’Hopital joins JLL as a Vice President 


BUENOS AIRES, May 16, 2018 – JLL today announced Fernanda L'Hopital has joined the firm as a Vice President of Strategic Advisory & Asset Management in Latin America. She will be based in the firm's Buenos Aires office, partnering with Managing Director Ricardo Mader and Senior Vice President Santiago Berraondo to support the firm's South American investor clients seeking to maximize their profit, minimize their risk and enhance the management their hotel assets in the region.

"The addition of Fernanda underscores our commitment to hiring the best talent to serve the requirements of an increasingly global client base, especially in the rapidly growing Spanish-speaking South American markets," said Clay Dickinson, Managing Director for the Latin America region based in Miami. "Fernanda's experience and client network will further strengthen our South American team, allowing key leaders Ricardo Mader and Santiago Berraondo to better support and develop the increasingly capital markets- and transaction-oriented nature of our business there." 

L'Hopital comes to JLL from Argentina Investment and Trade Promotion Agency, where she was responsible for investment promotion and facilitation in the real estate, transport and logistics and financial services sectors. Previously, she was with HVS South America for 10 years, where she was responsible for consulting services and operations in Spanish-speaking South American countries. She has worked with investors throughout the analysis, decision-making and implementation phases of their projects. L'Hopital has an MBA from Universidad del CEMA in Buenos Aires and attended an Advanced Marketing Executive Program. She is fluent in Spanish and English.

"There is tremendous demand for hotel advisory and asset management support in South America. I am excited to join a firm that is committed to building their hotel practice both regionally and globally to support their clients' needs, wherever they may be. I am looking forward to being a part of this team and serving the firm's global clientele," said L'Hopital.

JLL's Hotels & Hospitality Group has completed more transactions than any other hotels and hospitality real estate advisor over the last five years globally, totaling more than $77.5 billion worldwide. Between negotiating property deals, the group's 350-person global team also closed more than 5,300 advisory, valuation and asset management assignments. To find out more visit: www.jll.com/hospitality.

 

About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2017, JLL had revenue of $7.9 billion and fee revenue of $6.7 billion; managed 4.6 billion square feet, or 423 million square meters; and completed investment sales, acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $170 billion. At the end of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of 82,000. As of December 31, 2017, LaSalle had $58.1 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 www.jll.com.