Private equity eyes opportunities

    While the hotel sector, among many others, remains largely becalmed by virus shutdowns, investors are getting used to jumpy public markets, dramatic share value losses, and concerns over liquidity. But the wall of investment capital continues to seek suitable safe havens, while private equity buyers will once more be looking for opportunities. Blackstone has just [...]

    Meininger mooted for sale

    Cox & Kings is reported to be working with Lazard on a possible sale of Meininger, to help reduce the parent group’s debt. The hybrid budget brand has been on a self-described “rapid expansion spree”, targeting Europe as the sector continues to attract investors. Meininger currently has 28 hotels in operation, with a pipeline of [...]