With over 30 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, our multidisciplinary team has assisted prominent national and international hotel, resort and time-share owners, developers, brand and independent managers, franchisors and franchisees, lenders and investors in hotel financing, development, franchising, operations, and acquisition and disposition matters. We have also represented restaurant developers, owners, operators, franchisors and franchisees in a multitude of transactional and litigation matters. We have worked on projects in the United States and around the world, including projects in the Caribbean and throughout Europe, Latin America and Asia.
Clients come to us for advice on a broad range of issues, the most common of which include:
A Locke Lord team led by Will Becker (Dallas) represented Ashford Inc. in its completed combination with Remington Holdings, LP.
A Locke Lord team led by Will Becker (Dallas) represented Braemar Hotels & Resorts Inc., a real estate investment trust, in the public offering of 1,600,000 shares of 8.25% Series D cumulative preferred stock at a price of $25 per share for gross proceeds of $40 million.
A Locke Lord team led by Scott Arrington and Steve Peterson (both of Houston) represented Twin Point Capital in its equity investment in Flix Entertainment LLC to fund the continued growth and development of Flix Brewhouse, the world’s only combination first-run cinema and dine-in microbrewery.
A Locke Lord team led by Andrew Hughes and Paul Mahoney (both of Providence) represented Silver Oak Services Partners, a lower-middle market private equity firm focused exclusively on business, healthcare and consumer services companies, and its portfolio company Accent Food Services (Accent), in the sale of Accent to Audax Private Equity.