JLL bolsters China Capital Markets strategic expansion with two senior hires
Dominic Ho and Jessie Xu re-join China Capital Markets team
Shanghai, February 21, 2022— JLL announced the appointment of Dominic Ho as the Head of Transactions, Capital Markets, China and Jessie Xu as Operations Director, China and Head of Capital Markets, North China. The appointments are testament to the company’s ambition of strategic expansion in China’s capital markets. Reporting directly to Eric Pang, Head of Capital Markets, JLL China, the two senior hires will be responsible for providing domestic and international clients with a comprehensive and effective transaction platform across all asset types.
Dominic Ho brings more than 15 years of experience in Greater China real estate investment to JLL. He will be responsible for sourcing major transactional opportunities through his established network and expanding JLL’s existing clients reach in China.
Dominic is re-joining JLL from a reputable international real estate consultancy firm where he has spent the past five years as Executive Director and concluded a number of major transactions across China. In his prior roles, he had also headed up JLL West China Capital Markets team.
Core to Jessie Xu’s role will be establishing deep partnerships with JLL Capital Markets hubs and teams. She will work closely with JLL’s regional professionals to provide consistent operational and technology delivery to service the evolving needs of our clients. She will also be responsible for leading the Capital Markets, JLL North China team.
Prior to her appointment, Jessie was in charge of corporate acquisition and development in Kuaishou and oversaw the acquisition of its headquarters. She was also a former key member of the JLL North China team.
In 2021, China commercial real estate investment reached to USD39 billion, a 21% increase from the previous year. The market saw active transactions of retail, logistics, and data centre assets. In the fast-growing market with more diversified investment options, investors need in-depth expertise and more versatile financing solutions.
Eric Pang, Head of Capital Markets, JLL China: “We are excited to welcome Dominic and Jessie back to the firm. Their appointment is a strategic expansion of our business in response to the changing condition in China and the increasing demand of investor clients who are eager for customised solutions to meet more sophisticated capital strategies. Our strong track record proved our client’s trust and the team’s reputation and capability in the industry. We will remain steadfast in providing better investment opportunities and advisory to our clients.”
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