U.S. Hilton in talks to buy U.K. Hilton company

10/14/2005 | Reuters · BBC · Guardian (London), The

Hilton Hotels is in talks to buy the U.K.-based Hilton Group in a deal that could bring together the separate companies that share the Hilton brand. Hilton Hotels owns, manages or franchises more than 2,300 hotels, while the Hilton Group has more than 400 hotels under the Hilton and Scandic brands, as well as ownership of the Ladbrokes gambling company.

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