An Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting, chaired by Sébastien Bazin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AccorHotels, was held today at the Group’s head office.
Quorum was established at 74.43%.
A 99.67% majority of shareholders approved the resolution for the asset contribution by way of spin-off, governed by the laws on demergers, from the Company to AccorInvest.
This approval marks a new step in Project Booster. Shareholders will meet again at a General Assembly in the second half of 2017 to decide on the opening of AccorInvest capital to investors.
AccorInvest’s business will have 960 owned and leased hotels, comprising more than 130,000 guest rooms, most of which are in Europe. The gross asset value of these properties is €6.6 billion
AccorHotels is a world-leading travel & lifestyle group and digital innovator offering unique experiences in more than 4,100 hotels, resorts and residences, as well as in over 10,000 of the finest private homes around the globe. Benefiting from dual expertise as an investor and operator, AccorHotels operates in 95 countries. Its portfolio comprises internationally acclaimed luxury brands including Raffles, Sofitel Legend, SO Sofitel, Sofitel, Fairmont, onefinestay, MGallery by Sofitel, Pullman and Swissôtel; the popular midscale and boutique brands of 25hours, Novotel, Mercure, Mama Shelter and Adagio; the much-prized economy brands including JO&JOE, ibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget and the regional brands Grand Mercure, The Sebel and hotelF1. AccorHotels provides innovative end-to-end services across the entire traveler experience, notably through the recent acquisition of John Paul, the world leader in concierge services.
With an unmatched collection of brands and a rich history spanning close to five decades, AccorHotels, along with its global team of more than 250,000 dedicated women and men, has a purposeful and heartfelt mission: to make every guest Feel Welcome. Guests enjoy access to one of the world's most rewarding hotel loyalty programs – Le Club AccorHotels.
AccorHotels is active in its local communities and committed to sustainable development and solidarity through PLANET 21, a comprehensive program that brings together employees, guests and partners to drive sustainable growth.
Accor SA shares are listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange (ISIN: FR0000120404) and traded in the United States on the OTC market (Code: ACRFY)
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