Sidley is representing Gaw Capital Partners, a leading real estate-focused private equity firm, on its joint venture with KKR to acquire the Hyatt Regency Tokyo from Odakyu Electric Railway Company.
The Hyatt Regency Tokyo is a 746-room luxury hotel in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The investment represents a rare opportunity to acquire an iconic full-service hotel in one of the busiest business and retail districts in the world.
The transaction is expected to be completed by Q2 2023, subject to regulatory approvals and closing conditions.
The Sidley team was led by Charlie Wilson and Ji Ung Kim, and included Sarangan Rajesh Kumar (M&A and Private Equity).