January 13, 2020 (NEW YORK) – For the second consecutive year, Proskauer has been recognized by Law360 in its 2019 Practice Group of the Year awards in the Hospitality category. The award honors the law firms behind the major deals and wins that resonated throughout the legal industry in the past year.
Proskauer has advised on numerous industry-transforming hospitality deals over the past year, including Leisure Acquisition’s $1.115 billion merger with Gateway Casinos & Entertainment; Accor’s $451 million sale of a 5% stake in Huazhu Group Limited and its acquisition of Tribe, Australia’s first integrated modular hotel brand; APG Real Estate’s investment in two joint ventures in the hotel sector, City ID and Harrington Hall Hotel; and the formation of Eagle Hospitality Real Estate Investment Trust, a new $1.2 billion REIT, and its initial public offering on the mainboard of the Singapore Exchange.
Proskauer’s hospitality lawyers are at the cutting edge of the legal and commercial trends transforming the industry and regularly work with clients on innovative strategies as they expand their operations. The breadth of our experience is vast, but the level of sophisticated and complex matters we handle is the true hallmark of our group. With lawyers “on the ground” in key markets around the world, including New York, London, Hong Kong and Los Angeles, we provide seamless global coverage to our hospitality clients, no matter the jurisdiction.
Jeff Horwitz and Yuval Tal co-head the Firm’s internationally recognized Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure Group. In addition, Yuval heads our Hong Kong and Beijing offices, and Jeff co-heads our Private Equity Real Estate practice. Jeff is also a two-time Law360 MVP in the Hospitality category, having made hospitality a principal focus of his work for 35 years.