News release

JLL reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2020 results with record operating cash flow

Strong close to year, highlighted by Capital Markets improvement, as COVID-19 impact continued

08 February 2021

CHICAGO, February 9, 2021 — Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL) today reported operating performance for 2020 with fourth-quarter diluted earnings per share of $4.80 and adjusted diluted earnings per share1 of $5.29, and full-year diluted earnings per share of $7.70 and adjusted diluted earnings per share1 of $9.46.

  • Fourth-quarter Consolidated revenue was $4.8 billion and fee revenue1 was $2.0 billion, decreases of 12% and 19%, respectively
    • Pandemic continued to impact transaction-based service lines; Americas Capital Markets generated notable quarterly improvement
    • Continued resilience from Property & Facility Management demonstrated strength of global platform
    • LaSalle reflected expected lower incentive fees following an exceptional 2019
  • Margin performance continued to benefit from cost mitigation actions, which more than offset lower transactional revenue
  • Record full-year $1.1 billion operating cash flow reflected strong cash collections and drove ability to pay down credit facility

"Our resilient 2020 performance demonstrated the diversification of the JLL global platform and our commitment to provide outstanding service to our clients," said Christian Ulbrich, JLL CEO. "With disciplined financial management, we successfully leveraged our investments to drive efficiency gains and prioritized debt reduction to fortify our strong financial position. We accomplished this while realizing the benefits of integrating HFF into our Capital Markets platform, realigning our cost structure and increasing cash return to shareholders. JLL enters 2021 poised to lead in a post-pandemic environment and generate substantial value for all stakeholders over the long term."


A propos de JLL

JLL (NYSE : JLL) est une société leader du conseil, spécialisée en immobilier et dans la gestion des investissements. JLL façonne le futur de l'immobilier pour un monde meilleur, grâce à l'utilisation de technologies parmi les plus avancées, en créant des opportunités stimulantes, des environnements de travail uniques et des solutions immobilières durables, pour ses clients, ses collaborateurs et les différentes communautés qui composent le groupe. JLL est une société du Fortune 500 ayant un revenu annuel de 16,6 milliards de dollars, qui réalise des opérations dans plus de 80 pays et qui compte près de 91 000 collaborateurs au 31 décembre 2020. JLL est le nom de marque déposé de Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. Pour plus d'informations, visitez jll.com