Agent CBRE Group has announced the acquisition of i Consulting SA, a valuation and consulting services business based in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The i Consulting team of 16 professionals will join CBRE’s Swiss business, which employs more than 100 people in four offices across Switzerland.
It will strengthen CBRE’s valuations and consultancy service offer in key markets including Lausanne, Geneva and the Swiss Romandie region, where a large number of Swiss corporations are headquartered.
Across continental Europe, CBRE employs a team of more than 500 Valuation & Advisory professionals in 25 countries.
'This acquisition enhances our continental European Valuations business and within Switzerland, brings market-leading valuations and consultancy expertise together with our strengths in capital markets and leasing, enabling us to provide a full range of world-class services for occupiers and investors,' said Marco Hekman, CBRE’s president, advisory services, Continental Europe.
Yvan Schmidt, i Consulting’s founding Partner, said; 'CBRE’s scale and broad service offering will enable us to deliver more advantages to our clients and as an integral part of the CBRE platform, we look forward to continuing to enhance our service capabilities and increase our client base.'