Jones Lang LaSalle appointed by Gemalto to advise on worldwide real estate operations
PARIS, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Jones Lang LaSalle announced today that Gemalto, world leader in digital security present in 43 countries with more than 10,000 employees, has appointed the firm as adviser for its worldwide real estate operations.
The global contract will be managed from Jones Lang LaSalle France. It will include all consulting and transactional support across all Gemalto's assets, including offices, research centres and operating plants. It will cover leasing, lease renegotiations, disposals and site redevelopments.
Lease administration management will be delivered by Jones Lang LaSalle in Warsaw, Poland.
Commenting on the appointment Xavier Chanay, Senior Vice President Purchasing, Gemalto said: "Within the context of managing growth, we were seeking a partner that could offer global capability along with client service standards that align with our own high-aspirations. Our experience of working with Jones Lang LaSalle for the past five years showed their capacity to propose innovative solutions on extended geographies. With this new contract, we have decided to reinforce and extend this partnership to all our premises worldwide."
Vincent Lottefier, Global Director and CEO Corporate Solutions, Europe, Middle East & Africa for Jones Lang LaSalle said, "This appointment also reinforces the growing trend where European companies appoint global advisers to help them run their commercial real estate. We are excited to have been appointed to work with Gemalto and look forward to supporting their global strategic and operational activities."
About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (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. With annual revenue of $3.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle operates in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services to a property portfolio of 2.6 billion square feet and completed $63 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2012. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $46.7 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit www.jll.com.
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