Fairmont and Kingdom Complete Share Exchange

On September 23, 2002, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Inc. (FHR) and Kingdom I (USA), Ltd., completed a share exchange of Kingdom’s 16.5 per cent interest in Fairmont Hotels Inc. (FHI), the Fairmont hotel management company, for shares of the public company FHR. As a result of this transaction, FHR issued 2,875,000 shares to Kingdom, equivalent to approximately 3.7 per cent of FHR’s issued and outstanding shares. The value of the deal is undisclosed.

With the closing of the share exchange, FHR now holds an 83.5 per cent controlling interest in FHI, North America’s largest luxury hotel management company.

FHRI was represented in Canada by McCarthy Tétrault LLP, with a team that included Eric Spindler, Iain Morton, David Woollcombe, Stu Miller and Tara Cutler, assisted by senior vice-president and general counsel Terence Badour, FHRI. David Friedman, Thomas Greenberg and Ivana Vujic of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York acted for FHRI in the U.S. Kingdom was represented by Bruce Gilchrist, Kerri Sikorski and Nancy O’Neil of Hogan & Hartson LLP in Washington, D.C.


Ivana Vujic Stuart M. Miller Bruce W. Gilchrist Iain R. Morton David J. Friedman Eric F. Spindler David E. Woollcombe Thomas W. Greenberg Nancy O'Neil


McCarthy Tétrault LLP Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Hogan & Hartson LLP