Tag Archives: VAC

Gone With The Wynd! Wyndham To Separate Its Timeshare Business

Following the lead of many of its peers, Wyndham Worldwide (WYN) announced that it would spin off its timeshare business into a standalone entity. The new timeshare company will become the largest timeshare company in the world (at least by revenues – $3.4b) and include both Wyndham Vacation Ownership and RCI, a timeshare exchange program. The hotel company generated… Read More »

Hilton’s Three Way Split Coming Right Away In 2017

There is just something exciting about a three-way split. It’s just such a radical transformation and in some ways it’s hard to believe that a company like hotelier Hilton Worldwide (HLT) could pull it off. ITT sure, but Hilton? January 3rd is the day though when Hilton will officially spin off a) Hilton Grand Vacations, its timeshare business… Read More »

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 »

Starwood Thinks It’s Time To Say Goodbye To Its Timeshare Business

While releasing strong Q4 results, Starwood Hotels (HOT) also announced plans to spinoff its timeshare business, Starwood Vacation Ownership. The timeshare unit reported revenues of $640m in 2014, representing a little over 10% of the overall company’s total. According to the press release, the company ‘has successfully sold more than $6 billion of vacation ownership intervals to over… Read More »

Marriott Vacations Worldwide No Longer Sharing Time With Marriott International

  Marriott Vacations Worldwide(VAC) which we discussed previously, has now completed its spinoff.  Timeshares are a challenging industry; they sell a product that many buyers seem unhappy with. Goldman Sachs started the company with a Neutral rating, and in the current economic environment is likely to be challenging for the new company. The former parent, Marriott International(MAR), has… Read More »

No Vacation Club At Marriott International

After a busy Halloween, it is time to look ahead to the next spinoff opportunities.  Luckily we won’t have to wait long as Marriott International’s (MAR) board of directors recently approved the spinoff of its vacation club, Marriott Vacations Worldwide. The distribution is expected to take place on November 21st (to shareholders as of Nov 10th) and shareholders… Read More »