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August 30, 2015 12:28 AM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of KSL Advisors, LLC

Company Overview

KSL Capital Partners, LLC is a private equity firm specializing in acquisition of underperforming and undercapitalized businesses, add-on acquisitions, and buyout investment. The firm primarily invests in travel and leisure businesses with a focus on the hotel, resorts, hospitality, recreation, clubs, real estate, and travel services sectors. It seeks to invest in North America with a focus on United States. It seeks to invest a minimum of $20 million in its portfolio companies and can invest up to $400 million of equity in any one transaction. The firm prefers a variety of structural approaches in investments, including complete ownership, joint ventures, minority interests, preferred equit...

100 Fillmore Street

Suite 600

Denver, CO 80206

United States

Founded in 2005

Phone:

720-284-6400

Fax:

720-284-6401

Key Executives for KSL Advisors, LLC

Co-Founder, Managing Director and Founding Partner
Age: 56
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Age: 42
Director of Finance
Partner and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 52
Partner
Age: 40
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

KSL Advisors, LLC Key Developments

KSL Advisors Reportedly Mulls Acquisition Of Chapter Hotels From Swire Properties Limited

Swire Properties Limited (SEHK:1972) reportedly is on the cusp of selling its last UK property assets. KSL Advisors, LLC is in talks to buy Swire Properties regional hotels business, Chapter Hotels, for around £40m. Christie + Co is appointed to explore a sale of Chapter Hotels.

Investors Mull Bid For Center Parcs

Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties Co., Ltd. (SEHK:3699) and Fosun International Limited (SEHK:656)reportedly is seeking acquistion of Center Parcs (UK) Group Limited from The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX). Blackstone is considering either selling Center Parcs to new backers or floating it on the London stock exchange. The owners are understood to have placed a price tag of around £2.5 billion on the businessThe Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) has mandated Bank of America, Merrill Lynch Barclays PLC (LSE:BARC), Deutsche Bank AG (BUSE:DEUTSCHEBANK) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) to advise in the listing process of Center Parcs (UK) Group Limited. Rothschild was appointed to gauge appetite among suitors and has already received firm interest from at least three parties. As per sources, preliminary bids have been lodged by CVC Capital Partners Limited and BC Partners. The CVC Capital Partners is understood to be working with GIC Pte. Ltd., Singaporean sovereign wealth fund, while the latter has joined forces with KSL Advisors, LLC. Center Parcs (UK) Group Limited reported pre-tax earnings of £147 million in 2014.

CVC Is Rumored To Prepare Bid For Blackstone’s Center Parcs

CVC Capital Partners Limited is preparing a bid for Center Parcs (UK) Group Limited, said two people with knowledge of the matter. The private-equity firm has held talks with advisers about financing options for The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) company, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks are private. CVC is the second buyout firm to mount a bid for Center Parcs after BC Partners made an offer in December. BC Partners has added KSL Advisors, LLC to its bidding consortium which also includes the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, one person said. Spokesmen for Blackstone, CVC and BC Partners declined to comment. Spokesmen for CPPIB and KSL did not respond to e-mail requests seeking comment, while a spokeswoman for Center Parcs referred requests to Blackstone.

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