Tag Archives: IILG

Heartbreakup Hotel- Hilton Will Split Into Three Publicly Traded Companies Later This Year

Hilton Worldwide Holdings(HLT) announced this morning that it has filed Form 10 registration statements for two previously announced spinoffs of its real estate and timeshare businesses.  CEO Christopher J. Nassetta said the spins will be completed later this year. Following the transactions, Nassetta will continue to lead Hilton, which will be an asset-lite fee-based business. On a pro forma… Read More »

Time-Shares A Wasting – Starwood’s Vistana Spinoff, Reverse Morris Trust Merger with Interval Slightly Delayed

With all of the world focused on Starwood’s (HOT) buyout and the exciting bidding war between Anbang and Marriott International (MAR) it was easy to forget about the planned spinoff of Vistana, its timeshare business. It always seemed to get lumped into the bids, but as a reminder, the company will merge into the Interval Leisure Group (IILG)… Read More »

Vistana Timeshare Spinoff Still On Despite Marriott Purchase Of Starwood Hotels

Last month, we reported speculation that Starwood Hotels(HOT) would be acquired by one of three Chinese hoteliers or Hyatt Hotels(H).  An acquisition was indeed in the offing, but by a company unmentioned in those previous reports- Marriott International(MAR). Marriott announced yesterday that it would be acquiring Starwood for $12.2 billion. Not to worry, spinoff fans. Starwood’s spinoff of… Read More »

Starwood Holders Will Share Time With ILG In Reverse Morris Trust Spin Of Vistana

It looks a bidding war has emerged for Starwood Hotels (HOT), with three Chinese players and Hyatt Hotels (H) all chasing the well respected hospitality brand. Kudos to those i-bankers for drumming up the interest, especially given the fact that the Chinese government rarely lets its corporate citizens get into bidding wars. While M&A is always exciting to… Read More »