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JLL boosts Debt Advisory team

LONDON, 05 March 2015 – JLL has appointed Claudio V. Sgobba as a director within its EMEA Debt Advisory team.

Claudio brings over 10 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry to the role, with a background in investment and commercial banking and principal direct investments across North America, the Middle East and Europe.

At JLL, Claudio will provide expert debt advice to investors and institutions looking to raise capital to invest in the real estate market.

Prior to joining JLL, Claudio worked at Standard Chartered Bank in Dubai, as a MENA Real Estate coverage banker. In this role he covered debt financing, private placements and high-level advisory mandates for range high profile investors and institutions.

Chris Holmes, Head of EMEA Debt Advisory at JLL said: “As Middle Eastern investment in real estate continues gather momentum, it’s imperative that the market moves to cater to this need. Claudio’s appointment brings the perfect mix of expertise and contacts which will enable us to offer a best in class services to high net worth individuals and institutions from these geographies. It takes our total complement to over 20 debt professionals across our European debt business.”

Claudio will be based in JLL’s UK headquarters at 30 Warwick Street, London.