These Firms Steered The Largest First-Half Hotel M&A Deals

By Andrew McIntyre (July 17, 2019, 11:42 AM EDT) -- Slaughter and May, Kirkland and Clifford Chance were among various law firms that landed work on the largest hotel mergers and acquisitions deals of the first half, three of which were above the $1 billion mark.

Slaughter and May represented U.K. hospitality company Whitbread PLC on its deal to return approximately $2.5 billion to shareholders, while Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Clifford Chance LLP guided the second-largest deal of the half, Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division's roughly $2.1 billion purchase of B&B Hotels.

Meanwhile, Brown Rudnick LLP, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, Bishop & Sewell LLP and various other law firms...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!