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JLL strengthens Capital Markets team

​Moscow, 02 December, 2015 – Global property consultancy JLL is today announcing the appointment of Evgeniy Semenov as Regional Director in the Capital Markets team, Russia & CIS. 

Evgeniy’s professional experience exceeds 20 years of successfully advising on investment in the Russian commercial real estate market. Prior to working at JLL, Evgeniy was Deputy General Director of RG Development where he was responsible for the investment and commercial strategy of the company. Prior to that, Evgeniy spent nine years with Knight Frank and left the company in the position of Partner, Head of Capital Markets.

Over the course of his career, Evgeniy has completed multiple investment transactions valued at more than USD 1.5 bn, and the team under his leadership has advised on deals totally valued at more than USD 3 bn. His portfolio includes the sales of Citydel, Silver City, and 1, Arbatskaya square business centres, Summit multifunctional centre (incl. Intercontinental hotel) in Moscow, and the X5 Retail Group warehouse complex in Lobnya.

Evgeniy holds an MBA from California State University and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).

Tom Devonshire-Griffin, Managing Director, JLL, Russia & CIS, commented: “Whilst we continue to be market leaders in our investment advisory business, I’m delighted to announce the arrival of Evgeniy Semenov to further strengthen our Capital Markets department. Evgeniy is well known in the market as a highly qualified expert, and this appointment will allow us to cater for the returning demand for quality assets in Russia, from both local and international investors. In his new role, Evgeniy will focus on advising the company’s local investment clients for acquisition, disposition, and financing of commercial real estate assets in Russia.”

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 $57.2 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.