June 14, 2022

Willkie represented Choice Hotels in its approximately $675 million acquisition.

On June 13, Willkie client Choice Hotels International, Inc. announced that it entered into a definitive agreement with Radisson Hotel Group to acquire Radisson Hotel Group Americas for approximately $675 million.

Choice Hotels will acquire the franchise business, operations and intellectual property of Radisson Hotels in the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. The acquisition will add Radisson's nine hotel brands, 624 hotels and over 68,000 rooms to Choice Hotels’ portfolio and enhance its presence in the upscale and core upper-midscale hospitality segments, particularly on the West Coast and in the Midwest U.S.

Choice Hotels International, Inc. is one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, with approximately 7,000 hotels in 35 countries and territories.

The Willkie team was led by partners Adam Turteltaub and Jonathan Kubek and included partners David Mortlock, Mark Holdsworth, Genevieve Dorment, Guy Inbar and Wesley Powell.