May 12, 2007 |
Casino company Riviera Holdings Corp., which had rebuffed a takeover bid from investors including Barry Sternlicht, said it had received a buyout offer of $373.9 million from a group led by Ian Bruce Eichner and Dune Capital Management.
July 28, 1997 |
Starwood Lodging Trust, the nation's largest hotel real estate investment trust, may agree to buy Westin Hotels & Resorts this week, people familiar with the talks said. Seattle-based Westin could fetch as much as $1.5 billion in a sale, analysts said. Buying Westin would give Starwood Lodging a well-known upscale hotel brand to affix to its string of more than 100 hotels. Starwood Lodging wants its own brand to save costly franchisee fees it pays for other hotel flags.
April 7, 2006 |
A group of private investors has agreed to buy hotel-casino operator Riviera Holdings Corp. for $211.5 million, with an eye on the company's Las Vegas Strip property, the company said Thursday. The investment group, Riv Acquisition Holdings Inc., will pay $17 a share. Shares of Las Vegas-based Riviera rose 80 cents Thursday to $18.94.
September 22, 2004 |
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., operator of the Sheraton, Westin and W Hotels brands, has named former Coca-Cola Co. President Steven J. Heyer as chief executive to succeed company founder Barry S. Sternlicht, effective Oct. 1. The firm said Sternlicht would assume the position of executive chairman, reducing his day-to-day role to focus on long-term strategies for the firm as well as capital investment and real estate matters. Shares of Starwood rose $1.69 to $46.26 on the NYSE.
November 21, 2007 |
Third Wave Acquisition Corp., a so-called blank-check company headed by Starwood Hotels and Resorts founder Barry Sternlicht, filed with regulators Tuesday to raise as much as $350 million in an initial public offering. The Greenwich, Conn., company said in a registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it would offer 35 million units at a price of $10 each.
November 20, 2001 |
WCB Properties and Starwood Capital Group bought an office and retail complex in San Diego for $71 million, one of the largest office property sales in the metropolitan area this year. The two firms purchased the 389,000-square-foot Hazard Center, in the city's Mission Valley area, from Connecticut General Life Insurance, according to broker Cushman & Wakefield, which represented the seller. The property's 15-story, granite-clad office tower is fully leased, with such tenants as Aetna Inc.