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regions and markets may focus on different property types to a greater or lesser extent depending on local requirements, market conditions and the strength of the business
opportunities we perceive from time to time.
work for a broad range of clients. They represent a wide variety of industries in markets throughout the world. Our clients vary greatly in size and complexity. They include
for-profit and not-for-profit entities of all kinds, public-private partnerships and governmental ("public sector") entities. Increasingly, we are also offering services to middle-market companies
seeking to outsource real estate services or with which we want to beome familiar as they grow and develop their different needs of our services. Through LaSalle, we invest for clients on a global
basis in both publicly traded real estate securities, private real estate assets and debt obligations. As an example of the breadth and significance of our client base, we provide services to
approximately half of the Fortune 500 companies and approximately 81% of the Fortune 100 companies.
believe our market reach strengthens the long-term value of the enterprise in a number of ways, including by: (1) reducing the potential impact of episodic volatility or
disruption in any specific region; (2) enhancing the expertise of our people through knowledge sharing among colleagues across the globe; and (3) allowing us to in identify and react to
emerging trends and risks quickly.
have grown our business by expanding our client base and the range of our services and products, both organically and through a series of strategic acquisitions and mergers in
alignment with our strategy. Our extensive global platform and in-depth knowledge of local real estate markets enable us to serve as a single-source provider of solutions for the full spectrum of our
clients' real estate needs. We began to establish this network of services across the globe through the 1999 merger of the Jones Lang Wootton companies (founded in England in 1783) with those of
LaSalle Partners Incorporated (founded in the United States in 1968).
2005 through 2016, we completed more than 100 acquisitions as part of our global growth strategy. These acquisitions have given us additional share in key geographical markets,
expanded our capabilities in certain service areas, and further broadened the global platform we make available to
our clients. These acquisitions have also increased our presence and product offering globally, and have included acquisitions in the following locations:
were incorporated in 1997. Our principal executive offices are located at 200 East Randolph Drive, Chicago, IL, 60601, and our telephone number is (312) 782-5800. Our website
is www.jll.com. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang Lasalle Incorporated. The content of our website is not a part of this prospectus.