JLL expands EMEA supply chain and logistics advisory capabilities through specialist acquisition in France

May 09, 2019

PARIS, 9 May 2019 – JLL has acquired the French supply chain consulting business Vincia. This supports JLL’s plans to expand its Industrial and Logistics business and strengthen its supply chain platform by investing in key markets with strong growth potential across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Established 20 years ago in Aix-en-Provence, France, Vincia specialises in helping clients in the manufacturing and distribution services sectors to enhance their performance in the areas of service, cost and quality.

Charles Boudet, Managing Director, JLL France, said: "At a time of changing purchasing behaviour and the widespread introduction of omni-channel services, the logistics and supply chain market presents new opportunities for our clients. This acquisition strengthens our expertise in the sector and is key to enhancing our ambitions to grow our supply chain and logistics operations in France and beyond.”

Laurent Vallas, Regional Director and Industrial and Logistics Assets Sponsor, JLL France, commented: "The acquisition of Vincia enables us to respond to the growing market demand for supply chain consulting services. It is an expansion of our capabilities in the sector which follows our acquisition of GCL Europe in 2014."

Fabrice Mattei and Pascal Querro, Co-founders of Vincia, added: "We have worked with JLL for a number of years on key projects. These shared experiences have always delivered great value to our clients and have proven that we share the same principles and culture of excellence. We are delighted to join JLL and we see this as an opportunity to grow our business and to better serve our clients.”

This transaction will expand JLL’s supply chain and logistics platform which currently provides services to landlords, occupiers and developers with more than 250 dedicated experts across 18 locations in EMEA.

About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. Our vision is to reimagine the world of real estate, creating rewarding opportunities and amazing spaces where people can achieve their ambitions. In doing so, we will build a better tomorrow for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $16.3 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of over 91,000 as of March 31, 2019. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.