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Hospitality capital markets

Hotels are a truly global asset class, yet dealing in hotel investments requires an in-depth knowledge of hotel operations coupled with intimate familiarity with the local real estate markets in which they trade.  Our Hospitality Capital Markets team provides a complete advisory service to investors, whether buying, selling or holding hotel assets and businesses, combining operational understanding with up-to-the-minute real estate knowledge.

Hotels and hospitality assets are owned and operated under a myriad of complex structures unlike any other real estate class.  Our investment professionals live and breath hospitality, with diverse backgrounds from hotel operations, real estate and corporate finance.  We advise all types of investors from private individuals through to global institutions, navigating the various interests of brands, operators, asset managers, equity capital and debt providers. 

Sale

The sale of a hotel carries the additional complexities of business interruption and confidentiality concerns.  More than just brokers, our professionals ensure a sale process is run tightly and efficiently, always in its clients’ best interests.   If you are looking to sell a property, we will help you to maximise your return and minimise your risk.

Acquisition

You may be wishing to acquire a hospitality asset or platform for short, medium or long-term gain, whether to grow an existing portfolio or enter a new market.  We can identify the most suitable opportunities in the market, whether budget, midscale, upscale or luxury, from city centre to resort locations.  

Investment knowledge

If you are looking to transact in the hospitality sector, our team of experts will become part of your team, via extensive due diligence reporting and real-time market data and deep operational expertise coupled with on the ground professionals who understand every aspect of real estate investment in their local markets.

How We Can Help

Market advice

Our experts will explain hospitality investment markets to help you understand past cycles, current sentiment and forecast future returns.  We can guide you through the various operating structures, whether leased, managed, franchised or owner-operated businesses.  We provide independent advice on when it is best to invest and what type of assets to invest in.

Investment strategy

We provide independent advice on acquisition and disposal strategy, underwritten by our extensive sector knowledge, focused research and deep understanding of market cycles.  We understand the nuances of the factors that drive value and marketability, such as branding, management contract terms, capital expenditure requirements etc.

Agency service

Our global capital markets network means that we are able to match international capital with the right investment opportunities, ensuring our clients sell efficiently and optimise pricing.  

Debt financing

Combining the skills of real estate debt advisors with the sector specialism that capital requires, we advise on loan structuring, origination, restructuring and re-financing solutions across the capital stack. We maintain strong relationships with domestic and international lenders and have the knowledge and capability to structure and arrange the optimal debt package.

More about our EMEA Corporate Finance capability here.

Adding Value – The Advantages Of Our Approach

Complete service

We offer a seamless and complete advisory service, involving professionals versed in operations, valuations, asset management, project and cost management, finance and investment sales and acquisitions, always seeking to optimise our client’s position.  

International reach

Through our global network you will have access to overseas capital and opportunities.  Hotels appeal to a truly diverse and global investor audience.  We leverage our global connections to ensure that key decision makers are fully appraised of the deal.   

Innovative approach

We have developed tried and tested processes, but are never happy to stand still.  Our approach is tailored to your individual needs and preferences.  We constantly mine our network to bring solutions to our clients, whether sourcing new capital or formulating innovative operating structures. 

Experience and Resources

Our team has the confidence of experience and the energy of a young team that is the fastest growing specialist adviser in the market. 

With specialist teams across the world, our capital markets professionals are connected to leverage market knowledge and investment expertise to enable investors and occupiers to meet their goals.

Absolute discretion teamed with unsurpassed market knowledge and expertise are just some of the reasons why clients have been working with us for nearly 100 years. We have delivered some of the biggest deals across the globe and achieve significant returns for investors year after year.

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