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Latham Represents Hilton in Acquisition of Majority Controlling Interest in Sydell Group

April 4, 2024
Cross-practice team advises on the transaction that will expand the NoMad Hotel brand globally.

Hilton has announced it has acquired a majority controlling interest in Sydell Group to expand the NoMad Hotels brand from its existing London flagship location to high-end markets around the world. The addition of NoMad to Hilton’s brand portfolio marks the global hospitality leader’s entry into the fast-growing luxury lifestyle hotel market with a meticulously designed brand defined by exceptional food and beverage, interior design, and service.

Latham & Watkins LLP advised Hilton in the transaction with a corporate team led by New York partner Amber Banks and Chicago partner Owen Alexander, with associates Michael Magstadt and Claudia Wang. Advice was also provided on real estate matters by New York partner Michelle Kelban, Century City partner Meghan Cocci, London partner Quentin Gwyer, with associates Ana De Santiago Ayon, Gina Garrett, and Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff; on compensation and benefits matters by Washington, D.C. partners Dave Della Rocca and Nikhil Kumar, London partner Kendall Burnett, with associate Gina Richards; on labor and employment matters by Los Angeles partner Joe Farrell; on UK tax matters by London partner Helen Lethaby, with associate Lina Le Roux; on US tax matters by New York partner Eric Kamerman, with associate Lukas Kutilek; on intellectual property/data privacy matters by Washington, D.C. partner Morgan Brubaker, London partner Fiona Maclean, with associate Caroline Toman; on antitrust matters by Brussels partner Héctor Armengod; on anticorruption/antibribery matters by London/Washington, D.C. partner Nathan Seltzer, with associate Faiza Hasan; on sanctions matters by associate Eric Green; on finance matters by associate Ellen Fischer; on insurance matters by Los Angeles partners Drew Levin and Harrison White; and on UK corporate matters by London partner Richard Butterwick and associate Aimee Godfrey.