JLL appoints Ryuta Takeuchi as Head of Capital Markets, Japan
Highly respected global real estate leader joins JLL from Mitsubishi Corporation
Tokyo, 4 April 2023 – JLL (NYSE: JLL) today announced the appointment of Ryuta Takeuchi as Head of Capital Markets, Japan. Based in Tokyo, Takeuchi will be responsible for JLL’s Capital Markets platform across the country and will partner with the firm’s extended global Capital Markets team to facilitate inbound investment opportunities into Japan’s commercial real estate market and advise domestic capital owners on outbound investment.
Takeuchi will draw on over 25 years of Japanese real estate experience to lead and formulate the strategy of JLL’s brokerage and advisory services business in this priority market. In this capacity, he will be responsible for facilitating capital transactions across all asset classes and sectors, as well as providing investor clients access to JLL’s suite of equity and debt advisory services.
“Japan is firmly established as one of the world’s most attractive and dynamic commercial real estate markets and we expect more domestic and global investors to allocate funds to the space. We’re excited to welcome Takeuchi to JLL and with his broad experience in the Japan and global real estate industry, we’re confident we will provide our clients with a competitive advantage that meets the demands for more sophisticated investment advisory solutions in Japan,” says Toshinobu Kasai, CEO, JLL Japan.
Ryuta Takeuchi, JLL
Takeuchi joins JLL from Mitsubishi Corporation where he was President and CEO of Diamond Reality Management Incorporated, its global real estate investment arm. For Mitsubishi Corporation, Takeuchi oversaw assets under management of over US$8 billion through private real estate investment trusts (REITs) and private funds in Japan and other global markets in this position from 2021 to 2023.
Takeuchi joined Mitsubishi Corporation in 1996 and held a variety of leadership positions including Head of Executive Management and Strategy Planning Office in its Urban Development Group, Managing Director and CEO of MC Asset Management in Europe. He was also Co-CEO of UBS-Mitsubishi Corporation General Partner – UBS- PREMF Limited, a joint venture private funds business with UBS.
“Investors have long desired a greater exposure to Japanese real estate but increasingly understand the value of on-the-ground expertise and advisory bring when deploying capital. Takeuchi’s standing as one of the leading professionals in Japan real estate investment will be a major asset to our clients looking to expand their investment footprint in one of the world’s most dynamic property sectors,” says Stuart Crow, CEO, Capital Markets, Asia Pacific, JLL.
“The diversity of Japan’s domestic real estate industry provides us with a major opportunity to form deeper partnerships with local investors, developers, funds and owners. Under Takeuchi’s leadership we are confident of expanding our platform and solution offering to meet the evolving requirements of Japan’s sophisticated domestic market,” says Rohit Hemnani, Chief Operating Officer, Capital Markets, Asia Pacific, JLL.
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