JLL’s Capital Markets team is the undoubted leader and most experienced investment team both in Poland and across the CEE/SEE region. Over the years, JLL has been involved in the majority of key investment transactions. The company advised in the sales and acquisitions of the most iconic flagship assets across the CEE and SEE, and also in the big platform deals in the region.
Name of company JLL
Department Department head/team leader Tomasz Trzósło, Managing Director JLL Poland, Head of Capital Markets Poland
Short description of the company and team JLL’s Capital Markets team is the undoubted leader and most experienced investment team both in Poland and across the CEE/SEE region. Over the years, JLL has been involved in the majority of key investment transactions. The company advised in the sales and acquisitions of the most iconic flagship assets across the CEE and SEE, and also in the big platform deals in the region.
The biggest transactions between October 2015 and September 2016 1. Full strategic advisory mandate to Griffin Real Estate, Oaktree and PIMCO for the disposal of a 75% stake in Echo Prime Properties €1.2 billion commercial real estate platform in Poland. JLL fully advised in the structuring, marketing and negotiating this transaction. It was the largest ever transaction of income generating real estate assets in the CEE region and the largest ever real estate investment transaction in Poland. The deal comprised 16 retail and office assets across the country. It also involved full strategic advisory to the clients by JLL.
2. The acquisition of TriGranit’s real estate platform along with a portfolio of office and retail assets located in Poland (Bonarka for Business, Bonarka City Center), Hungary and Slovakia (buy side advisory to TPG).
3. Sale of the iconic Stary Browar in Poznań (€290 million, sell side advisory to Fortis Nowy Stary Browar, owned by Grażyna Kulczyk).
Value of the transactions between October 2015 and September 2016 The volume of investment transactions concluded with JLL strategic advisory amounted to an impressive €3 billion between Q4 2015 and Q3 2016. In 2016 Q1-Q3 JLL transacted properties of over €1.62 billion – a 65% share of the agent market (number 1).
The year on year results of the department with regard to the number and the value of finalised transactions (in EUR) The volume of investment transactions concluded in Poland with JLL strategic advisory amounted to an impressive €3 billion between Q4 2015 and Q3 2016 (29 deals). Between Q4 2014 and Q3 2015 the volume exceeded €1.5 billion in 21 transactions.
The biggest and the most profitable transactions between October 2015 and September 2016 divided into sectors Office/Retail (mixed portfolio): A 75% stake in Echo Prime Properties' €1.2 billion commercial real estate platform in Poland (six office and ten retail assets, strategic sale and structuring advisory), TriGranit real estate platform along with Bonarka for Business and Bonarka City Center in Kraków (buy side advisory to TPG). Retail: Stary Browar in Poznań (€290 million, sell side advisory to Fortis Nowy Stary Browar, owned by Grażyna Kulczyk), Karolinka in Opole and Pogoria in Dąbrowa Górnicza (€221m, sell side advisory to BlackRock), Galeria Sfera in Bielsko-Biała (sell-side advisory to Bielsko Business Center), Focus Park in Zielona Góra and Focus Mall in Piotrków Trybunalski (€161 million, sell side advisory to Aviva Investors Polish Retail Fund, PSPA signed, closing Q4), Galeria Warmińska in Olsztyn (€150 million, sell side advisory to Libra Project 2, PSPA signed), Platan Zabrze (€51.8 million, sell side advisory to IVG), Futura Retail Park in Wrocław (€27 million, buy side advisory to Encore+), Krokus in Kraków (buy side advisory to Mayland), Ferio Konin (buy side advisory to Union Investment), Galeria Sandomierz (sell side advisory to Euro Real Estate Investments LLP), Retail Park Zabrze (sell side advisory to Plan 40). Office: Gdański Business Center A&B in Warsaw (€186 million, sell side advisory to HB Reavis, deal about to close), Dominikański in Wrocław (117 million, buy side advisory to Union Investment), Prime Corporate Center in Warsaw (sell side advisory to Golub GetHouse), Pixel in Poznań (32.2 million, sell side advisory to Garvest Real Estate), Opera Office in Gdańsk (sell side advisory to Euro Styl), Okraglak & Kwadraciak in Poznań and Forum 76 in Łódź (buy side advisory to Benson Elliot/Sharow Capital), Warsaw Corporate Center (sell side advisory to MEAG), Quattro FIVE in Kraków (sell side advisory to Buma Group), Zaułek Piękna in Warsaw (sell side advisory to Invesco), Aleja Pokoju 5 in Kraków (buy side advisory to Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate), Wiśniowy Business Park C, D, E, F (buy side advisory to Valad), Sterlinga Business Center&Neptun Office Center in Łódź and Gdańsk (buy side advisory to GTC). Industrial: NBGI Portfolio (sell side to NBGI), Amazon Fulfillment Center in Wrocław and Poznań (buy side advisory to GLL), Immofinanz Industrial Portfolio (buy side advisory to Blackstone), Gate One and Modularna in Warsaw (sell side advisory to Raiffeisen).
Please say why your team should be considered for the award Why JLL?
JLL has led the way in market defining deals of real estate platforms, including Echo platform structuring, marketing and placement, acquisition of TriGranit platform and the assets, acquisition of Immofinanz Industrial portfolio, or Blackrock’s sale of its Silesian retail portfolio.
JLL maintains its leading position in the investment advisory sector over a number of years (65% Poland’s agent market share in Q1-Q3 2016, 63% in 2015).
Unparalleled professionalism, in-depth market knowledge, experience and a 'laser focus' on ethics account for our long-term cooperation with clients, illustrated by JLL’s performance of €3 billion transacted in the Q4 2015 – Q3 2016 period.
JLL has in-depth knowledge of major and smaller markets and excels in sales/acquisitions of both prime and opportunistic products, and big real estate platforms.
Company website www.jll.pl
Name of company
JLL
Department Department head/team leader
Tomasz Trzósło, Managing Director JLL Poland, Head of Capital Markets Poland
Short description of the company and team
JLL’s Capital Markets team is the undoubted leader and most experienced investment team both in Poland and across the CEE/SEE region. Over the years, JLL has been involved in the majority of key investment transactions. The company advised in the sales and acquisitions of the most iconic flagship assets across the CEE and SEE, and also in the big platform deals in the region.
The biggest transactions between October 2015 and September 2016
1. Full strategic advisory mandate to Griffin Real Estate, Oaktree and PIMCO for the disposal of a 75% stake in Echo Prime Properties €1.2 billion commercial real estate platform in Poland. JLL fully advised in the structuring, marketing and negotiating this transaction. It was the largest ever transaction of income generating real estate assets in the CEE region and the largest ever real estate investment transaction in Poland. The deal comprised 16 retail and office assets across the country. It also involved full strategic advisory to the clients by JLL.
2. The acquisition of TriGranit’s real estate platform along with a portfolio of office and retail assets located in Poland (Bonarka for Business, Bonarka City Center), Hungary and Slovakia (buy side advisory to TPG).
3. Sale of the iconic Stary Browar in Poznań (€290 million, sell side advisory to Fortis Nowy Stary Browar, owned by Grażyna Kulczyk).
Value of the transactions between October 2015 and September 2016
The volume of investment transactions concluded with JLL strategic advisory amounted to an impressive €3 billion between Q4 2015 and Q3 2016. In 2016 Q1-Q3 JLL transacted properties of over €1.62 billion – a 65% share of the agent market (number 1).
The year on year results of the department with regard to the number and the value of finalised transactions (in EUR)
The volume of investment transactions concluded in Poland with JLL strategic advisory amounted to an impressive €3 billion between Q4 2015 and Q3 2016 (29 deals). Between Q4 2014 and Q3 2015 the volume exceeded €1.5 billion in 21 transactions.
The biggest and the most profitable transactions between October 2015 and September 2016 divided into sectors
Office/Retail (mixed portfolio): A 75% stake in Echo Prime Properties' €1.2 billion commercial real estate platform in Poland (six office and ten retail assets, strategic sale and structuring advisory), TriGranit real estate platform along with Bonarka for Business and Bonarka City Center in Kraków (buy side advisory to TPG). Retail: Stary Browar in Poznań (€290 million, sell side advisory to Fortis Nowy Stary Browar, owned by Grażyna Kulczyk), Karolinka in Opole and Pogoria in Dąbrowa Górnicza (€221m, sell side advisory to BlackRock), Galeria Sfera in Bielsko-Biała (sell-side advisory to Bielsko Business Center), Focus Park in Zielona Góra and Focus Mall in Piotrków Trybunalski (€161 million, sell side advisory to Aviva Investors Polish Retail Fund, PSPA signed, closing Q4), Galeria Warmińska in Olsztyn (€150 million, sell side advisory to Libra Project 2, PSPA signed), Platan Zabrze (€51.8 million, sell side advisory to IVG), Futura Retail Park in Wrocław (€27 million, buy side advisory to Encore+), Krokus in Kraków (buy side advisory to Mayland), Ferio Konin (buy side advisory to Union Investment), Galeria Sandomierz (sell side advisory to Euro Real Estate Investments LLP), Retail Park Zabrze (sell side advisory to Plan 40). Office: Gdański Business Center A&B in Warsaw (€186 million, sell side advisory to HB Reavis, deal about to close), Dominikański in Wrocław (117 million, buy side advisory to Union Investment), Prime Corporate Center in Warsaw (sell side advisory to Golub GetHouse), Pixel in Poznań (32.2 million, sell side advisory to Garvest Real Estate), Opera Office in Gdańsk (sell side advisory to Euro Styl), Okraglak & Kwadraciak in Poznań and Forum 76 in Łódź (buy side advisory to Benson Elliot/Sharow Capital), Warsaw Corporate Center (sell side advisory to MEAG), Quattro FIVE in Kraków (sell side advisory to Buma Group), Zaułek Piękna in Warsaw (sell side advisory to Invesco), Aleja Pokoju 5 in Kraków (buy side advisory to Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate), Wiśniowy Business Park C, D, E, F (buy side advisory to Valad), Sterlinga Business Center&Neptun Office Center in Łódź and Gdańsk (buy side advisory to GTC). Industrial: NBGI Portfolio (sell side to NBGI), Amazon Fulfillment Center in Wrocław and Poznań (buy side advisory to GLL), Immofinanz Industrial Portfolio (buy side advisory to Blackstone), Gate One and Modularna in Warsaw (sell side advisory to Raiffeisen).
Please say why your team should be considered for the award
Why JLL?
JLL has led the way in market defining deals of real estate platforms, including Echo platform structuring, marketing and placement, acquisition of TriGranit platform and the assets, acquisition of Immofinanz Industrial portfolio, or Blackrock’s sale of its Silesian retail portfolio.
JLL maintains its leading position in the investment advisory sector over a number of years (65% Poland’s agent market share in Q1-Q3 2016, 63% in 2015).
Unparalleled professionalism, in-depth market knowledge, experience and a 'laser focus' on ethics account for our long-term cooperation with clients, illustrated by JLL’s performance of €3 billion transacted in the Q4 2015 – Q3 2016 period.
JLL has in-depth knowledge of major and smaller markets and excels in sales/acquisitions of both prime and opportunistic products, and big real estate platforms.
Company website
www.jll.pl

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