Bucharest, 10 March 2015 – JLL is very pleased to announce that Silviana Badea is to join on March 9th, 2015 as the new Head of Capital Markets in Romania to support its strong position, following a strict selection process. In her new role, Silviana will take over the rapidly growing business and will coordinate the 8 current exclusive sales mandates of JLL. She will continue to promote Romania as a target for investors, considering the latest record transactions signed last year and the increased interest coming from new players that plan to enter the market.
Badea joins JLL after 5 years as Country Manager for Valad in Romania, where she was responsible for their industrial and office assets, following 5 years in another consultancy company. She has accumulated 10 years’ experience in all sectors of the market, on investment and agency side, as well as extensive understanding and knowledge of the Asset Management challenges.
JLL’s EMEA Management Board member Richard Batten, who oversees the CEE region, said: “We are delighted that Silviana is joining as our new Head of Capital Markets in Romania, with a great track record in investment business and a wide field of international contacts. Silviana is highly regarded in the market and will bring a depth of experience and skills that will complement our existing team in Bucharest and provide the leadership vision to oversee our next phase of growth. “
Silviana Badea said: “It is privilege for me to take over this role at JLL, which already has an established market-leading position in investment consultancy services, historically being involved in every landmark transactions since 2007. I am excited by the opportunity and look forward in assisting our clients drive new international capital flows. Romania is my country and it offers great, yet often still untapped, opportunities for prime properties with limited risk in the long run.”