Vail to Buy Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort for $1.05 Billion

  • Transaction offers 43% premium for Whistler’s shareholders
  • Whistler CEO Dave Brownlie to join Vail senior leadership team

Whistler Blackcomb 'Leader in Summer Business'

Two of North America’s biggest ski resort operators are combining in a C$1.4 billion ($1.05 billion) deal that allows them to benefit from currency swings on either side of the U.S.-Canada border and offers stability as climate change becomes a bigger issue.

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