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UK Head of Hotels & Leisure Group
Tom is the UK Head of the Hotels & Leisure Group at CMS in London, where he is a corporate partner. As such, he specialises in mergers & acquisitions and in particular company and business acquisitions and joint ventures in the hotel sector, for clients such as Accor, Algonquin, CitizenM, Oaktree Capital, Malmaison, Moorfield Group, Quinn Property Holdings, The Royal Bank of Scotland and a number of private investors. Tom has taken a leading role on a number of high-profile portfolio transactions, including more recently the disposal of a UK portfolio of 42 Marriott hotels and the disposal of the Malmaison and Hotel du Vin group as well as many single asset transactions.
He also advises owners, investors, developers and banks extensively on hotel management and franchise agreements across most brands and operators, including Accor, Carlson Rezidor, Choice, easyHotel, Hilton, IHG, Macdonald, Marriott, Six Senses, Starwood, Wyndham and many other brands. He has also advised a number of global and niche operators on their standard form management agreements.
He advises banks on the corporate and management agreement aspects of hotel acquisition & development financings; refinancings; and restructurings of hotel portfolios.