HICAP’s commitment to the regional hotel investment community extends beyond hosting networking events and conferences.
The HICAP Deal Of the Year Awards highlight the most dynamic deals and developments and honor the ongoing achievements of our industry’s leaders. Applications for the 2018 Deal of the Year Awards are NOW CLOSED.
REGGIE SHIU DEVELOPMENT OF THE YEAR AWARD FINALISTS
Yotel Singapore Orchard
The Murry Hong Kong, A Niccolo Hotel
Fairmont Maldives, Sirru Fen Fushi
MERGER & ACQUISITION OF THE YEAR AWARD FINALISTS
Mantra Group Acquisition by Accorhotels
Acquisition of KSL Capital Partenrs’ Outrigger Asia Pacific Assets by Singha Estate
IHG Acquires Majority Stake in Regent Hotels & Resorts
TRANSACTION OF THE YEAR AWARD FINALISTS
Cheval Blanc Randheli
Sheraton Fiji Resorts, Westin Denerau Island Resort & Denerau Golf & Racquet Club
Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay
Reggie Shiu Development of the Year – Nomination period is now CLOSED. The deadline for submissions was 31 August 2018
This Award recognizes the single development of the year representing the accomplishments of material market impact in a variety of ways including: overcoming challenges to completion, scale, innovation, quality, performance, and return on investment.
The Award is named after Reggie Shiu, formerly of Accor Asia Pacific and a pioneer of the regional hotel industry. Mr Shiu and most of his family perished tragically in the Asian Tsunami of 2005.
We welcome nominations from the entire industry. A select committee of industry peers then vote to create a shortlist of three deals, from which the final winner is determined by delegate votes immediately prior to HICAP.
General Guidelines for Reggie Shiu Development of the Year Qualification:
– Recognizes an outstanding single development – newly built, redeveloped or repositioned (after significant renovation or enhancement)
– All nominees must be located in Asia Pacific
– All nominees for Development of the Year must have opened between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018.
2018 Reggie Shiu Development of the Year Committee:
Robert V. R. Hecker, Horwath HTL – Chair
Bill Barnett, C9 Hotelworks Co. Ltd.
Mike Batchelor, JLL
Regina M. Di Benedetto, Aareal Bank Asia Limited
Ian Lien, SC Capital Partners Group
Eric J. Levy, TSI
Yuval Tal, Proskauer
HICAP Deal of the Year – Nomination period is now CLOSED. The deadline for submissions was 31 August 2018.
The HICAP Single Asset Transaction and M&A Deal of the Year Awards are given to the transaction, merger or acquisition of the year representing the most significant and/or dynamic deals. All nominees for Deal of the Year must have closed or completed between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018.
Nominations were open to the entire industry. A committee of industry peers votes to create a shortlist of three deals for each category, the final winners from which are determined by delegate votes immediately prior to HICAP.
General Guidelines for Deal of the Year Qualification:
Single Asset Transaction of the Year
NOMINATION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED
M&A Deal of the Year
NOMINATION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED
2018 Deal of the Year Committee:
Andrew P.B. McGeoch, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner – Chair
Baron R. Ah Moo, BLI Capital Group
Andrew Heithersay, SC Capital Partners Group
Scott Hetherington, JLL
Benjamin Allan Hirasawa, Clyde & Co Singapore
Robert McIntosh, CBRE Hotels
Roy Melick, Baker McKenzie
Peter T. Meyer, Lodgis Hospitality
Zoe Wu, Horwath HTL