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Greenberg Traurig Advises On Hotel Deal Valued At Approximately £858 Million

LONDON – 6 August 2018 -- A multidisciplinary London-based team at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP advised InterContinental Hotels Group plc on its arrangements with French real estate investor Covivio (formerly Foncière des Régions) to rebrand and operate 12 high-quality open hotels and one pipeline hotel in the UK following the acquisition of the hotels by Covivio from Starwood Capital Group. The deal was closed on 25 July with the overall transaction being valued at approximately £858 million.

The Greenberg Traurig team, who worked closely with IHG's inhouse legal and development teams, was led by Shareholder Kate Eades (Shld-LON-CP). Assisting were Sarah Moyles (Shld-LON-CP); Graham Iversen (Shld-LON-Tx); Cate Sharp (Shld-LON-Env); Trevor Cosgrove (Shld-LON-RE); Matthew J. Priday (Shld-LON-RE); Naomi Feinstein (Shld-LON-EMP); Amrik Bhella (Assoc-LON-CP); Charlotte Irvine (Assoc-LON-CP); Ashia Danga (Assoc-LON-RE); Aonghus Heatley (Assoc-LON-Env); Harriett Gibby (Assoc-LON-RE); Rob Collier-Wright (Assoc-LON-EMP); Harry Glatman (LC-LON-CP); and Chloe Capone (LC-LON-CP).

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.

About Greenberg Traurig's London Office: Greenberg Traurig in London has established itself as a multidisciplinary law firm, with more than 80 lawyers and growing. The London office provides partner-led advice to domestic and international clients on a range of matters across the legal spectrum. Lawyers at Greenberg Traurig in London advise U.K. and multinational clients operating in many different sectors, including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, energy, real estate, financial services, automotive, retail, and communications.

About Greenberg Traurig's Corporate Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice comprises more than 450 lawyers in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America who regularly advise public and privately held companies, entrepreneurs, and investment funds on global mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, private equity and venture capital, underwritten and syndicated offerings, commercial finance and syndicated lending, cross-border transactions, and general corporate matters. The group’s industry experience includes transactions in a wide range of fields, from the pharmaceutical, medical devices, and life sciences fields, to representations involving clients in the aviation, banking, consumer products, energy, food and beverage, health care, manufacturing, media, technology, and telecommunications sectors.