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Current Responsibilities
Yves is directly responsible for the development and management of the Southern Europe business (France, Italy, Spain and Portugal). He leads a team of 30 professionals who provides transaction and development advice, leasing and management contract negotiation, sale and leaseback structuring together with debt finance sourcing, valuation reports, feasibility studies and general real estate advice.

Yves Marchal has an extensive knowledge of the hospitality sector. He has been involved in numerous high profile hotel instructions and major international negotiations both in France and in the EMEA Region. He has been dealing with asset and corporate transactions, sales and purchase of French and European single or portfolio hotels, in urban and resort locations, for more than 3 Billion Euros. He was recently involved in the purchase of 160 B&B hotels, the sale of the Hotel de Crillon in Paris and the valuation of Melia Hotels’ global portfolio.

Positions Yves began his career in 1980 as financial consultant at SCET, a subsidiary of Caisse des depots et Consignations. Since 1986 he has held management roles in several prominent hotel companies and real estate groups throughout France, including Regional Manager of Pierre & Vacances, Partner Managing Director of Adagio Hotels (sold to Accor) and Managing Director of Citadines where he has contributed to the development, opening and running, throughout France and Europe, of around 10 hotels and 30 apart hotels. Before joining Jones Lang LaSalle in 1999, he worked for Comptoir Des Entrepreneurs Bank (a subsidiary of AGF Insurance) in the distressed Asset division, to asset manage and dispose of their hotel portfolio.

Education and Affiliations
Institut Supérieur de Gestion – MBA