Marriott's Acquisition Of Starwood Has Antitrust Authorization From Saudi Arabia And Mexico
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced it has received authorization from competition authorities in Saudi Arabia and Mexico to proceed with its acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: HOT) in a merger transaction.
Stockholders of both Marriott and Starwood overwhelmingly approved proposals related to the transaction on April 8.
Until legal close, the companies will continue to operate as separate and independent entities.
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Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 7,600 properties under 30 leading brands spanning 133 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts all around the world. The company offers Marriott Bonvoy™, its highly-awarded travel program. For more information, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com. In addition, connect with us on Facebook and @MarriottIntl on Twitter and Instagram.