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Interstate Hotels to Merge With Aimbridge Hospitality

Paul, Weiss is representing leading independent multinational hotel operator Interstate Hotels & Resorts in its merger with Aimbridge Hospitality, North America’s largest independent hotel management firm, creating a global leader in third-party hotel management services. Interstate is a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, LLC. The combined company will manage a portfolio of more than 1,400 branded and independent properties in 49 states and 20 countries. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The Paul, Weiss team representing Kohlberg and Interstate includes corporate partners Angelo Bonvino and Thomas de la Bastide and counsel Julie Martinelli and Bruce Gruder; litigation partner Aidan Synnott; tax partner Lindsay Parks; intellectual property partner Chuck Googe; real estate partner Meredith Kane; employee benefits counsel Reuven Falik; antitrust counsel Marta Kelly; international trade counsel Richard Elliott; and environmental counsel William O’Brien.

August 29, 2019

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