Executive Vice President, Hotels & Hospitality Group, JLL
Executive Vice President of JLL, Claudia Bisignani is head of Hotel & Hospitality, Italy overseeing the hotel advisory and transaction services. With over 18 years of experience in Corporate Finance, Real Estate and Hotel Industry, Claudia combines international experience and deep understanding of the industry dynamics characterizing the domestic market.
Claudia has a unique track record advising hotel investors and operators, private equity groups, institutional investors, property companies and developers covering the full spectrum of asset classes from budget to luxury hotels and resorts, portfolios or single assets. Expertise providing an array of services in capital markets and advisory to include high-profile investment sale transactions, valuations, buy side advice, feasibility studies, lease and management contract negotiations, with relevant contributions to the development of the student housing in Italy.
Claudia started her carrier in the Investment Banking division of Morgan Stanley based in Milan and London and then joined the Transaction Services of PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Rome. She gained significant experience advising corporate and private equity clients on domestic and cross border M&A transactions (Spain, UK, Switzerland, USA, Canada and Chile).
Claudia has a Degree in Business Administration and Finance. She completed the Professional Development Programme earning a Certification in Advanced Hotel Real Estate: Capital Markets, Deal Structuring and Risk Management at the Cornell University.
Lecturer at the Executive Real Estate & Finance (EREF) and Master in Real Estate & Finance (MAREF) and the Executive Hotel Management Master at Luiss Business School in Rome.
Claudia is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in Italy and is fluent in English and Spanish.