Hospitality, Gaming, & Leisure
Helping clients build exceptional experiences and rewarding opportunities
The hospitality, gaming, and leisure industry has confronted a number of challenges in recent years, including a radically changing consumer base, intensifying competition, and the reshaping of the industry through digital technology. For many organizations, the impacts of a global pandemic has made the future even more uncertain. Many industry leaders are contending with budget shortfalls while being forced to redefine traditional business models, adopt new technologies, and build even more exceptional experiences and rewarding opportunities for consumers.
We help our clients Protect, Create, and Recover ValueTM by advising on strategy and business development, project management, contract analysis, risk assessment, operational realignment, restructuring, and acquisitions.
Ankura’s cross-functional team of experts and advisors brings a wealth of expertise working with hotels, restaurants, and the global tourism industry as well as gaming properties such as casinos, resorts, and racetracks. Having served as trusted advisors through multiple industry downturns, our specialists provide the experience and skills necessary to develop well‐defined and executable strategies that manage cost, protect asset value, and maximize recovery.
We deliver stability to unstable situations and create value through strategic, operational, and financial solutions.
Our team drives alignment and collaboration to develop and execute viable restructuring plans that consider the value of all stakeholders.
Our team of experts and advisors are trusted partners who drive finance-enabled business performance.
We deliver innovative solutions that address today’s most complicated data challenges. Whether it be addressing operational challenges, predicting performance, assessing risk, or uncovering trends, our models and algorithms simplify the complex and drive informed decision-making.
Ankura practitioners design and deliver enabling technology and complex algorithms that reduce costs, increase productivity, and drive value creation.
Thorough financial, operational, technological, and cultural due diligence to assess deal opportunities and counterparties and understand the risks and opportunities on the horizon.
Regional Hotel Management Company
Informing International Acquisition of 40+ Hotels
Ankura provided commercial and operational due diligence services to one of the largest US-based third-party hotel management companies in their efforts to acquire a portfolio of 40+ predominantly mid-scale branded hotels.