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Financial Services Sector

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Property solutions for Financial Services

Whether you need to find the best office location, create a workplace that will help you attract & retain the best talent or develop a comprehensive real estate strategy that will deliver real operational efficiency and cost savings, JLL can help. We provide property solutions for Financial Services businesses that will allow you to plan and grow your business with confidence. Enabling you to liberate capital, reduce costs, increase workplace productivity and improve sustainability performance.

We understand the challenges

The Financial services sector has entered a brave new world. Fee pressure and increased regulatory burden has impacted profitability. Rapid digitisation and disruption from fintech firms have evolved the operational landscape which is more competitive than ever. Cyber security is a major concern. The war for talent has intensified, challenging the attraction and retention of required talent. New risks have emerged from political uncertainty. Lower for longer interest rates and an uncertain economic outlook create new performance pressures. These will not go away anytime soon.

In this increasingly volatile climate, raising capital from and creating efficiency within your real estate portfolio has never been more relevant.

  • BANKING

  • HEDGE FUNDS

  • INSURANCE

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How can JLL help you?

We can work in partnership with you to help find solutions for many of the current issues your business will face. By exploring the themes outlined below, we will help you set up an effective property strategy to ensure you are prepared for a dynamic future.​​

TECHNOLOGY & DATA:

  • £3.3tn in revenue for traditional financial services is at risk of being displaced by fintech*
    (*Accenture 2015)
  • How far will automated processes take the future business?
  • How can real estate data assimilation analysis enable you to uncover new insight?

FIGHT FOR TALENT:

  • 72% of banking and cap markets CEOs see the limited availability of key skills as a threat to growth*
    (*PWC CEO Survey 2016)
  • Can your workplace help to attract and retain talent?

HIGHLY REGULATED ENVIRONMENT & CHANGING LEGISLATIONS:

  • Compliance costs added more than 10% to the aggregate CIB cost/income ratio in 2014*
    (*Roland Berger Aug 2015)
  • How will your property portfolio management strategies be impacted?

COST PRESSURE & REVENUE CHALLENGES:

  • Optimising your real estate portfolio can deliver real savings
  • What is your firm doing to drive costs out of your business?
  • Do you have access to market intelligence that can enable you to benefit from a strong market?

M&A & REAL ESTATE CONSOLIDATION:

  • Is your business prepared to combine and accommodate the change?
  • Pre-merger and post-merger reporting, cost, people and efficiency can all be positively impacted with an effective real estate plan

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Hedge fund trends in London

Our paper explores hedge fund trends in London. It examines what the future may hold for the industry and how it could develop in the context of prevailing property market conditions.