CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre advised the Spanish group, RIU Hotels & Resorts, in connection with the purchase of the four star Radisson Blu Resort Marina & Spa Hotel, Saint Martin, from the US group Carlson.
The group RIU Hotels & Resorts has more than 100 hotels in 16 countries which welcomes more than 3.5 million guests per year and employs a total of 27,107 people.
The Carlson group has more than 1,300 hotels in operation and in development in more than 80 countries and territories; more than 900 restaurants in more than 60 countries and territories and a majority interest in Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the world leader in business travel management, which operates in more than 150 countries and territories. The trade signs of the Carlson Radisson Blu group, Radisson®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn by Radisson, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, Hotel Missoni, T.G.I. Friday’s® and Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) are among the most famous and most respected in the sector.
The RIU Hotels & Resorts group was advised by CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre, represented by Arnaud Hugot, partner, Alexandre Morel and Solenne Gilles for corporate aspects; Michel Collet, partner and Benoît Bailly for tax aspects; Aline Divo, partner, Céline Cloché-Dubois and Charlotte Felizot for real property aspects as well as by Caroline Froger-Michon for employment law aspects.
Carlson was advised by cabinet Baker & McKenzie, represented by Eric Lasry, partner, and Guillaume Nataf for corporate aspects, Hervé Quéré, Senior Counsel, for tax aspects, Laetitia Ternisien, Local Partner, and Eleonore d’Anthonay for the employment law aspects as well as by Gonzague Basso, Senior Colleague, for banking law aspects.
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