Chris Holmes, JLL

Chris runs a team of seven professionals based in London and a further 26 across key European markets who specialise in sourcing and arranging debt packages for development projects and standing investments. This activity encompasses all sub property sectors and a range of client and investor groups.

Chris joined JLL in September 2013 from a previous career in commercial and investment banking focussed on CMBS, commercial real estate and renewable energy.  He worked in structured finance in debt capital markets with securitised debt products and worked cross border in Western Europe. To date, Chris has advised numerous real estate owners on their debt requirements having arranged over £5 bn of financing including: Canary Wharf Group – Lead Manager for Securitisation issuance.

Chris worked in capacity as Lead Manager whilst at Credit Suisse by arranging construction wrapped structures to assist developing 4 million sq ft in early 2000s. Currently working on transactions involving over £500mn of debt as well as high profile disposals such as 8 Canada Square.