ALIS Merger & Acquisition of the Year 2021

In case of any questions, please contact Michael Murphy, Committee Chair.

About the Award

The ALIS Merger & Acquisition of the Year Award recognizes an acquisition of a controlling stake in a portfolio of hotels, company, or brand ownership entity in the Americas region between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021. Merger & Acquisition nominations are reviewed according to specific ranking criteria by the ALIS Merger & Acquisition of the Year Award Committee to determine three finalists. The finalist information is then reviewed and voted on by delegates of ALIS to determine the winner, who will be announced at ALIS, January 24-26, 2022.

Ranking Criteria

Nominations are reviewed according to the following criteria:
  • Investment Criteria: What were the acquisition pricing metrics, financing specifics, yield, and anticipated return on investment, as well as any strategic value implications?
  • Complexity of Deal: How active were both buyer and seller as well as brand and/or operator in structuring/completing the merger/acquisition?
  • Unique Challenges: Were there any unique challenges faced during this merger/acquisition?
  • Renovations/Expansions: Are there any recent or planned renovations or expansions?
Please click the ‘Submit Nomination’ button above to send your nomination form.
Nomination forms must be submitted by Friday, December 3, 2021.

In case of any questions, please contact Michael Murphy, Committee Chair.