JLL bolsters Nordics Capital Markets team with three senior hires
New Head of Nordic Capital Markets role reflects growing investor activity in, and demand for, Nordic real estate
STOCKHOLM, January 10, 2020 – JLL has today announced three senior appointments to its Nordics Capital Markets team. Thomas Persson joins as Head of JLL Capital Markets in the Nordics, while Daniel Anderbring and Sara Vesterlund join JLL’s Swedish Capital Markets team as Head and Deputy Head, respectively. These hires will be instrumental in strengthening JLL’s existing team as investor activity in and from the region grows.
Persson joins JLL from Swedish real estate developer Magnolia Bostad, where he was Head of Business Generation. He has over 20 years of industry experience in the Nordics, having held various senior positions with Catella Corporate Finance and Cushman & Wakefield. In this newly created role, Persson will be the strategic lead for major transactions across Sweden, Finland, Norway, and Denmark. He will work closely with existing capital markets teams in the region to offer a coordinated and trusted approach for clients looking to access investment opportunities in these markets. Persson will be based in Stockholm.
Anderbring joins JLL as Head of Capital Markets, Sweden from Cushman & Wakefield where he also headed the Capital Markets team. Anderbring will be supported by Sara Vesterlund, Deputy Head of Capital Markets, Sweden, who also joins from Cushman & Wakefield. Both have extensive experience having worked in the Swedish real estate market for a number of years.
Matthew Richards, EMEA Board sponsor for the Nordics and CEO Capital Markets, EMEA, JLL, said: “I am pleased to welcome this incredible trio to the team. The Nordics are a very important real estate market where we have advised on some of the largest transactions for both private equity and institutional investors. Investors are attracted to the strong fundamentals which underpin these markets and we expect the amount of capital targeting the region to increase.
Through their extensive experience in the Nordics, all three hires will be instrumental in strengthening JLL’s market-leading investment business, connecting our wider services and ensuring we offer sustainable solutions for our clients.”
Linus Ericsson, CEO JLL Sweden, commented: “We have built a strong and successful team that has helped us reach unprecedented transaction volumes in the region over the last year. We’re now taking the next step forward as we expand and look to offer clients in the region a coordinated approach to our services and seamless access to JLL’s global platforms.
We have a series of large-scale deals in the pipeline and this newly added expertise will complement our existing and growing capabilities in the Nordics.”
Thomas Persson, Head of Capital Markets, Nordics, JLL, said: “I am excited to be returning to the advisory side and look forward to working with the investment teams across the region. With increasing flows of domestic capital targeting international portfolios and more interest from overseas investors for Nordic real estate, I see fantastic opportunities ahead for JLL’s market-leading advisory team.”
JLL has advised on Nordic portfolios transactions totaling over 15 billion SEK.
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