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JLL strengthens capital markets capabilities with appointment of Joacim Sjöberg as head of capital markets in the Nordics

Strategic appointment supports JLL’s ambition to build best-in-class real estate advisory across the Nordic region


JLL has strengthened its capital markets offering in the Nordics with the strategic appointment of Joacim Sjöberg as head of capital markets for the Nordic region. Effective 1 June 2017 and based in Sweden, Mr. Sjöberg will focus on developing the large real estate portfolio and structured transactions businesses, as well as strengthening JLL's finance solutions offering across the Nordic countries of Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway. 

Mr. Sjöberg brings with him more than 25 years of relevant experience from senior roles within Swedbank Corporate Finance, HSH Nordbank, Öhman Fondkommision, Alfred Berg ABN Amro Corporate Finance and Hemfosa Fastigheter. 

Daniel Gorosch, managing director of JLL in Sweden, said: "Joacim's significant experience and knowledge combined with our existing experience in real estate and debt advisory will ensure that JLL's capital markets team is uniquely placed to be the most complete financial real estate adviser in the Nordic region - a geography which is receiving increasing interest from international investors. His appointment fits perfectly with our ambition to build a best-in-class real estate consultancy business which helps clients navigate complex transactions, understand the market and achieve their investment ambitions."

Mr. Sjöberg will lead the capital markets management team for the Nordic region together with Tom Lindahl, head of capital markets in Sweden, Linus Ericsson, head of debt and financial advisory in Sweden, and Christian Hohenthal, head of capital markets in Finland.  ​

The formation of a Nordic-wide capital markets team is the first step in JLL's ambition to create a joined up, full service platform across the region. In total, 75 professionals are employed within capital markets business throughout the Nordic countries, which includes affiliated partners Akershus Eiendom in Norway and Sadolin Albaek in Denmark. JLL's capital markets and corporate finance teams have over 800 employees across the EMEA region. 

 

Combining in-country expertise in 27 markets with 100 pan-EMEA capital markets specialists, JLL delivers $225m of transactions for clients each working day, across multiple specialist sectors and transaction types, including acquisitions, sales, M&A and financing.