Malmaison ‘on the blocks again’

THE private equity owner of hotel chains Malmaison and Hotel du Vin is looking to offload the 29 hotels, just two years after acquiring the business.

KSL Capital Partners is offering the group, which includes Malmaison's Liverpool and Manchester hotels and Hotel du Vin's properties, to prospective buyers through advisers from UBS.

Reports suggest that while there is less than a month before the deadline for offers, KSL will only sell if there is an attractive offer tabled.

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