Hospitality Investment Sales & Capital Raising
The Carlton Group provides debt, equity, investment sale and capital market services to the world’s premiere hospitality companies and operators. Carlton Group executives have executed some of the largest investments sales and debt and equity capitalizations in the hospitality industry. With a deep portfolio of domestic and international investors, Carlton Group’s proven record of connecting capital to worthwhile hospitality investments has uniquely positioned the group as a leader in hospitality capital raising. In addition to our trusted investment sales and recapitalization expertise, Carlton Group also provides strategic advice for the rebranding and repositioning of hospitality assets to domestic and international brands. In addition to our equity expertise, Carlton Group’s history of top-tier hospitality relationships has put us at the forefront of hospitality consulting. Close relationships with the best resorts, hotels and restaurants in the world gives Carlton Group unique insight into how premiere brands maintain and improve upon their success. With a hand in major markets across the globe, Carlton Group is also able to identify market opportunities for hospitality brands looking to consolidate or expand internationally. Be it through investment or consulting services, we’re always working to find the best returns for our clients.
The Carlton Approach
Carlton Group’s access to a diverse array of investment capital makes us a leader in global hospitality. They key to our success is a unique capital markets platform that combines traditional debt and equity sources with non-traditional funding methods to create multi-tiered capital stacks. Carlton Group connects hospitality players with global institutional investors, numerous private sources of equity and debt capital - including endowments, family offices, high net-worth individuals, pension funds, multi-strategy funds, insurance companies and other balance sheet investors. Our global presence and personal relationships we’ve developed over decades gives Carlton Group unprecedented access to readily available, liquid capital from trusted investment partners. Our reputation and our record speak for themselves. We’ve completed over $1 billion in hospitality transactions in the past two years alone. Our minimum transaction size is typically $50 million with no maximum.
Carlton Group has been a leader in hospitality investment sales for over 20 years, and our recent deals indicate the mountains of capital that we’re able to move for our clients. During 2013, we completed several billion dollars in hospitality transactions, with nearly $1 billion in closings in November and December alone. In Europe, we recently closed the Westin Valencia for one of Spain’s largest financial institutions and a 250 million Euro recapitalization of the Four Seasons in Milan - arguably one of the largest single asset hotels transactions in the Eurozone.