Choice Hotels International acquires Radisson Hotel Group Americas (2023)

It uniteshighly complementary companies, with nine brands, 624 hotels and more than 68,000 rooms

It marks the latest step in Choice's strategy to expand its portfolio of hotel brands into high-turnover travel segments and locations

Expands Choice's customer reach to include some of the most recognized brands in the industry

Radisson Hotel Group will continue to grow and manage the Radisson businesses in EMEA and APAC, aiming to double the portfolio by 2025

ROCKVILLE, MD.InBRUSSEL,June 13, 2022/PRNewswire/ --Choice Hotels International, Inc.(NYSE: CHH) and Radisson Hotel Group today announced that Choice Hotels has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the franchise business, operations and intellectual property of RadissonHotel Group Americas for approximately$675 million. The addition of Radisson's nine hotel brands in the Americas is the latest chapter in Choice's successful strategy to expand its growth capabilities, bringing the company's best-in-class franchise platform to neighboring hotel segments and a new group of hotel owners. The added 624 hotels with more than 68,000 rooms expand Choice Hotels' presence in the luxury and upper mid-range hospitality segments, particularly in the West Coast and Midwestthe United States.

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The acquisition of some of the industry's most recognized brands expands Choice Hotels' customer reach in the luxury segment, as well as more business travelers and a broader demographic within Choice Hotels' core segment. The combination enhances Choice's ability to offer a more holistic product offering across all categories and continue to respond to consumer trends that are expected to drive future travel demand, such as telecommuting, rising pensions and road travel.

The transaction brings Choice Hotels industry leading RevPAR (Revenue per Available Room) growth performance to a new group of hotel franchisees and investors and provides new growth opportunities to expand Choice Hotels presence in additional locations.Canada,Latin AmericaInthe Caribbean. Consistent with Choice Hotels' long-term strategy to grow in higher revenue segments, Radisson brands typically have higher room counts and are in higher RevPAR markets, leading to higher royalty income per hotel.

Patrick Passions, President and CEO of Choice Hotels, said, "Choice has an established history of smart acquisitions in new areas where our world-class franchise engine can drive our future growth. This transaction brings together two highly complementary companies, reinforcing each other."

The transaction unlocks significant value potential for the Radisson brands in the Americas. Choice Hotels has deep exposure to the American franchisee community and will be strongly committed to the success of Radisson franchisees, many of whom already have franchise agreements with Choice Hotels.

Pacious continues, “Our long history of building mutually beneficial relationships with our franchisees has resulted in the best voluntary retention rate in the category and these franchisees are the source of the majority of our new hotel growth. Existing and New Owners Our hoteliers will benefit from the enhanced business capabilities of the combined companies, including our award-winning loyalty program, proprietary tools and emerging technologies that enable them to increase revenue, reduce their hotels' operating costs, reach new customers and respond to evolving trends in the sector."

Federico J. González, CEO of Radisson Hotel Group, said: “Since the introduction of our strategic transformation plan in 2017, the Radisson Hotel Group has been committed to the global success of the Radisson brands and expanding the overall footprint of our global operations . delivered strong results, doubling the number of rooms signed annually in EMEA and APAC, making Radisson Blu the number one premium brand for more than 10 years and making Radisson the fastest growing luxury brand in EMEA. We are confident that Choice Hotels is the owner with the right long-term strategy, resources and management team to successfully accelerate the growth of the Radisson business in the Americas. The Radisson Hotel Group will continue to leverage the power of operational excellence to build our EMEA and APAC business on a significant growth path, aiming to double the portfolio in these markets by 2025. Together with Choice, we will work to ensure customers continue to enjoy the highest level of service and a superior brand experience.”

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Tom Boy, interim CEO of Radisson Hotel Group Americas, said: "Our partners are working hard to consolidate the strength of our brands, build a better commercial engine and deliver best-in-class solutions to franchisees and customers. We are thrilled that the Radisson family of brands in the Americas will join Choice Hotels. We believe this acquisition will drive growth in a highly competitive market and enable stronger performance for our franchisees."

transaction details

Choice Hotels will acquire the business, operations and intellectual property of the Radisson Hotels franchisethe United States,Canada,Latin AmericaInthe Caribbean, for about$675 million, including the real estate value of three private assets. The acquisition will be financed with cash and revolver grants. Radisson Hotel Group Americas comprises the franchise agreements, operations and intellectual property of Radisson Hotels inthe United States,Canada,Latin AmericaInthe Caribbean, and includes 10 Radisson Blu hotels, 130 Radisson hotels, 9 Radisson Individuals, 1 Park Plaza hotel, 4 Radisson RED hotels, 453 Country Inn & Suites by Radisson and 17 Park Inn by Radisson hotels, as well as the Radisson Inn & Suites Collection Brands. Choice Hotels will independently own and control the brands in the Americas and partner with Radisson Hotel Group to drive the growth, continuity and success of the brands. The transaction is not expected to change Choice Hotels' current capital allocation strategy of dividend distribution policy and planned share repurchases.

The transaction has been unanimously approved by the Board of Directors of Choice Hotels and is expected to close in the second half of 2022, subject to regulatory approval and customary closing requirements.

Credit Suisse Securities (VS) LLC is acting as financial advisor to Choice Hotels on the transaction andWilkie Farr& Gallagher is acting as legal counsel. Baker McKenzie serves as legal counsel to Radisson Hotel Group.

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Radisson Hotel Group Americas represents the companies and brands of Radisson Hotelsthe United States,Canada,Latin AmericaInthe Caribbean. Het merkportfolio van Radisson Hotel Group Americas omvat Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson RED, Radisson Individuals, Radisson Inn & Suites,Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, brought together under the common name of Radisson Hotels Americas.

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About Radisson Hotel Group

The Radisson Hotel Group is one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel groups with nine distinct brands, more than 1,700 hotels in operation and under development, more than 260,000 rooms, and a presence in more than 120 countries and territories. More than 100,000 team members worldwide work for the Radisson Hotel Group and the hotels licensed in its systems. The Group's overriding promise is Every Moment Matters with the signature Yes I Can! service ethics.

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