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In Focus: Moves in adjacent spaces, hybrid investment opportunities

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This week on In Focus, Julie Rey-Gore and Patrick Whyte are discussing opportunities in Adjacent Spaces and how it is making an impact in investment news. 

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    Video - In Focus
    HB Titan's Investment Director, Alastair Carmichael, joins us this week to discuss why they are bullish about the hotel sector.  Alastiar leads HB Titan's lending and investment activity in the UK and Europe.  Carmichael agrees that while hospitality has been one of the hardest hit sectors, it has the fundamentals to enable a quick bounce back, having seen the potential from the brief relaxation to travel resrictions last summer
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    Luxury hospitality firm Rosewood Hotel Group could raise as much as $400 million from special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) listing.
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    Results
    Choice Hotels, the franchise-only operator well known for its Comfort brand, says it has negotiated pandemic-struck 2020 better than peers, with RevPAR around 25 percentage points better than rivals in the fourth quarter.
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    Hotels in Europe are taking a bigger hit from the COVID-19 pandemic than properties in all other regions, if fourth quarter and full year figures from Hilton Worldwide, one of the biggest hotel companies the world, is a guide.
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    Results
    Pandox adopted a determinedly optimistic tone as it published full year results on 11 February. “We are preparing for a brighter future,” said CEO Anders Nissen. The upbeat assessment came despite a sharp reversal in recovery trends in October, November and December 2020 and admission that current conditions were “bad.”
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    Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced one-off top up grants for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses worth up to £9,000 per property to help businesses through to the Spring.