Fattal raises 315m to purchase 30 European motels


Israeli resort chain operator Fattal Holdings (1998) Ltd. (TASE: FTAL) has reported that it has raised €315 million from Israeli institutional traders led by Harel Insurance coverage Investments and Monetary Companies (TASE: HARL) and Menorah Mivtachim Group (TASE: MMHD) with a purpose to develop its resort portfolio in Europe. The quantity raised might improve to €400 million if Leumi Companions and different traders be part of the deal.

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Fattal intends shopping for 30 motels and the corporate, managed by David Fattal (65%) plans focusing its acquisitions on Western Europe, primarily in Germany, Spain and the UK however the firm stated it could additionally think about acquisitions in Poland, Greece and Portugal. The corporate stated that it has already purchased two motels with 260 rooms in Malaga and Majorca in Spain for €40 million.

Fattal at present sees a chance within the wake of the Covid pandemic and believes that though some restrictions are nonetheless in place in some EU nations, occupancy ranges and bookings point out that the disaster is for essentially the most half over, and the Russia-Ukraine struggle has not impacted tourism in Western Europe.

Fattal CFO Shahar Aka stated, “The Covid disaster has created a chance in Europe to purchase resort belongings at engaging costs. The corporate’s administration has been uncovered to many alternatives on the continent in latest months and we imagine that extra alternatives will likely be created throughout 2022 as resort house owners who will likely be required to refinance loans that they’ve taken up to now from banks might encounter financing issues.”

As of March 2022, Fattal was working 192 motels which have been open out of 227 within the chain. The corporate operates 170 motels in Europe and 57 in Israel. Fattal operates in 19 nations and has 64 motels in Germany and 48 motels within the UK.

In March 2022, Fattal recorded common occupancy of 60% in its Israeli motels in contrast with 74% earlier than the outbreak of the Covid pandemic in 2019. Common occupancy in Europe was 52.8% in contrast with 79% previous to the pandemic in 2019.

Printed by Globes, Israel enterprise information – en.globes.co.il – on April 17, 2022.

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