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Jerry Cain Joins JLL’s Global Funds Advisory Platform

JLL boosted its global funds advisory platform with the announcement that Jerry Cain (pictured above right), a veteran capital advisor with deep experience advising U.S. and global funds, has joined the firm as Head of Global Funds Advisory in the Americas. His appointment is part of the company’s long-term strategy to grow its capital raising and investment advisory capabilities globally.

Cain, who most recently was a Director in Lazard Freres’ Private Capital Advisory Group, is based in New York and will report to Matilde Attolico, the head of the Global Funds Advisory team and Blake Lacher (above left), who leads Investment Banking & Advisory services for the Americas.

Lacher says, “[Cain] has a great track record in raising private capital. We see a tremendous opportunity to assist global capital sources access the Americas, either in traditional fund formats, or in a range of joint venture or partnership structures.

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