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IHG acquires Six Senses in US$300m deal
13 Feb 2019 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
The acquisition includes all of the Six Sense brands and operating companies
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has acquired wellness resort brand Six Senses from Pegasus Capital Advisors for a reported US$300m in cash.

The sale includes the management of 16 Six Senses hotels and resorts, 37 spas, and sister spa management companies Evason and Raison d’Etre. Following the acquisition, Six Senses is now expected to grow to 60 hotels within the next 10 years.

“This is an exciting new era for Six Senses,” said Six Senses CEO Neil Jacobs. “IHG believes in our purpose to merge the two platforms of wellness and sustainability to promote personal health, and the health of the planet. Joining forces with IHG means we can use a wealth of systems and operational excellence to grow our brand and reach new markets without losing our quirky personality and playful touch. It’s been a great pleasure to work with Pegasus over the last six years and we would never have reached this milestone without their vision and deep involvement.”

Over the next 12 months, Six Senses will open properties in locations including the private island of Krabey in Cambodia, a circuit of five lodges in Bhutan, and a 14th-century-old restored fort in Rajasthan.

Upcoming openings also include a desert hideaway in Israel’s Negev Desert, the transformation of a series of 19th-century mansions in Istanbul and the group’s first project in North America, a contemporary duo of twisting towers designed by Bjarke Ingles located in Manhattan’s West Chelsea neighbourhood and along the High Line.

Additional projects are currently under way in Austria, Brazil, Mainland China, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan and Thailand.

"Six Senses' attractive development pipeline provides us with a platform for high-quality growth," said Keith Barr, CEO of IHG. "With the power of the IHG enterprise, we believe we can expand acquisition continues the progress we've made against the strategic initiatives we outlines a year ago, which included a commitment to adding new brands in the fast growing US$60bn luxury segment."

IHG also recently acquired and repositioned Regent Hotels & Resorts. In addition to the InterContinental brand, it also operates Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, for which IHG has secured a presence in 14 countries since its acquisition of the brand in 2015.

The acquisition of Six Senses takes IHG’s portfolio of open and pipeline luxury hotels to 400 hotels, and 108,000 bedrooms, globally.


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IHG acquires Six Senses in US$300m deal
13 Feb 2019 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
The acquisition includes all of the Six Sense brands and operating companies
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has acquired wellness resort brand Six Senses from Pegasus Capital Advisors for a reported US$300m in cash.

The sale includes the management of 16 Six Senses hotels and resorts, 37 spas, and sister spa management companies Evason and Raison d’Etre. Following the acquisition, Six Senses is now expected to grow to 60 hotels within the next 10 years.

“This is an exciting new era for Six Senses,” said Six Senses CEO Neil Jacobs. “IHG believes in our purpose to merge the two platforms of wellness and sustainability to promote personal health, and the health of the planet. Joining forces with IHG means we can use a wealth of systems and operational excellence to grow our brand and reach new markets without losing our quirky personality and playful touch. It’s been a great pleasure to work with Pegasus over the last six years and we would never have reached this milestone without their vision and deep involvement.”

Over the next 12 months, Six Senses will open properties in locations including the private island of Krabey in Cambodia, a circuit of five lodges in Bhutan, and a 14th-century-old restored fort in Rajasthan.

Upcoming openings also include a desert hideaway in Israel’s Negev Desert, the transformation of a series of 19th-century mansions in Istanbul and the group’s first project in North America, a contemporary duo of twisting towers designed by Bjarke Ingles located in Manhattan’s West Chelsea neighbourhood and along the High Line.

Additional projects are currently under way in Austria, Brazil, Mainland China, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan and Thailand.

"Six Senses' attractive development pipeline provides us with a platform for high-quality growth," said Keith Barr, CEO of IHG. "With the power of the IHG enterprise, we believe we can expand acquisition continues the progress we've made against the strategic initiatives we outlines a year ago, which included a commitment to adding new brands in the fast growing US$60bn luxury segment."

IHG also recently acquired and repositioned Regent Hotels & Resorts. In addition to the InterContinental brand, it also operates Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, for which IHG has secured a presence in 14 countries since its acquisition of the brand in 2015.

The acquisition of Six Senses takes IHG’s portfolio of open and pipeline luxury hotels to 400 hotels, and 108,000 bedrooms, globally.


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Clean, green, beauty machine: Voya unveils seaweed-infused hand cleanser
Irish sustainable lifestyle and luxury skincare brand Voya has unveiled a new hand cleanser, made with 70 per cent alcohol and nourishing organic wild seaweed.
Davines Group receives prestigious sustainability award
The Davines Group, alongside Davines hair care and Comfort Zone skincare, has been recognised as "Best Performer of the Year" by the prestigious Best Performance Award by SDA Bocconi Management School – one of the most well-respected universities in Italy.
ESPA launches Active Nutrients range with three fresh new products
ESPA has unveiled its Active Nutrients collection, incorporating its existing best- selling Optimal Skin line.
G.M. Collin develops gentle dual-action cleanser designed to cleanse and treat skin
Luxury skincare and spa product house G.M. Collin has launched a new oil-based cleanser to purify and hydrate skin.
Iyashi Dôme sets industry standard for touchless infrared sauna technology
Iyashi Dôme has been an industry pioneer for 20 years and is responsible for creating the authentic Japanese long infrared sauna.
Biologique Recherche refreshes Le Grand Sérum using Nobel-prize-winning technology
French skincare specialist Biologique Recherche has reformulated its iconic Le Grand Sérum with a powerful anti-ageing active compound called TélomerActiv©.
Yon-Ka debuts triple-action overnight mask to encourage cell renewal and smooth skin
French skincare brand Yon-Ka has unveiled its first resurfacing overnight mask complete with triple-action effectiveness.
Safe Space appointed official SUITMATE distributor for Great Britain
Safe Space, supplier of lockers and changing room solutions to the fitness and leisure industry, has been named official distributor for SUITMATE, the swimsuit water extractor.
Petra Roberts offers customisable yoga and spa accessories
A new company which sources and customises a wide range of yoga accessories, as well as singing bowls, tingsha bells and water bottles, for luxury spas has been launched by Petra Roberts.
Elemis adds new overnight recovery moisturiser to Ultra Smart Pro-Collagen line
British skincare brand Elemis has unveiled the Pro-Collagen Night Genius cream, the latest addition to its best-selling Ultra Smart Pro-Collagen range.
Oakworks upgrades signature massage beds with new sustainable features
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New water wall from Tills Innovations aims to boost ambience and wellbeing
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