Financial Management

Financial Management

Financial Management

Providing owners with rigorous financial management, forecasting and detailed reporting, delivering industry-leading EBITDA and cash conversion. 

Maximising Owner Returns

From Opex to Capex, asset management to analysis, we’re a safe pair of hands with a proven record of maximising owner returns and enhancing asset value.

With a 360 approach, we have invested in a full suite of in-house reporting designed to enhance our rigorous financial management, which is essential to any hotel owner operator.

Proprietary Tools for Asset Management

As a global player in asset management, we have developed proprietary tools, which are embedded into all hotels, in order to optimise the control environment and profitability of each and every hotel.

Our proprietary tools include a suite of bespoke reporting tools to plan payroll, provide weekly real-time profit forecasts and cash flow forecasting, including working capital requirements. 

We have regular reviews in place to ensure asset protection and to review GOP and EBITDA. 

Your business is our business too.

Don't just take our word for it - some case studies are below to show our financial success. Get in touch today to talk to us about working with you to deliver industry-leading returns. 

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Gary Zhao

Group Finance Director

Our ongoing financial support includes: 

  • Month-end reviews including GOP and EBITDA
  • KPI Analysis & Benchmarking
  • Weekly real-time profit forecasts
  • Payroll planning tools to optimise daily resourcing
  • Procurement and cost-effectiveness to optimise margins across the business
  • Debtor management
  • Internal control systems to protect assets
  • Planned FF&E, including future capital expenditure
  • Cash flow forecasting, including working capital requirements
  • Preparation of annual budget
  • Financial modelling & investment analysis
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Case Studies

We acquire 21 hotels and deliver a 200%+ growth in EBITDA over 3 years

We led the seamless acquisition of a large portfolio of hotels in locations complementing the existing Kew Green Hotels portfolio.

The opportunity existed to retain the brand, all trade and assets whilst significantly enhancing profit conversion. We agreed a wholesale capital expenditure programme with the global brand franchiser to fully transform the hotels, alongside implementing restructuring aligned to Kew Green Hotels’ structures and revenue strategies within the first three months.  

We delivered EBITDA growth of 62% between FY2014 and LTM February 2015. EBITDA grew by 151% from FY2014 to FY2015 with margin expansion of 17% from 11.3% to 28.1% over the same period, as a result of the realisation of the significant cost synergies. 

Our industry-leading expertise led to an overall 200%+ increase in EBITDA between 2014 and 2017.

Rebranding a mid-scale hotel portfolio delivering a RevPAR growth of 48%

We took over the management contract for four mid-scale properties situated in UK urban locations which were not benefitting from any market compression. 

As experienced operators, we successfully repositioned, rebranded and refurbished and delivered a cumulative RevPAR growth of 48% over four years, this compared to the regional market RevPAR growth of 13.6% growth in the same window.

We also delivered a healthy improvement in EBITDA, with an 8% improvement on margin added over the four year period, and further augmented by the 24% uplift in total top-line sales.

Managing and subsequently acquiring a small hotel portfolio delivering significant operational performance improvements

We jointly invested and took over the management of a small UK hotel portfolio as its previous owners went into administration. Undertaking an orderly handover from the existing global brand to Kew Green Hotels management, we implemented a rebrand into Holiday Inn Express within 7 days with minimal business disruption. We’re known for our lightning-fast reactions. 

We improved profit margins and service delivery, and delivered favourable buying terms through our network of group contracts.

We delivered a 21% increase in Revenue from FY2012 to FY2017 and a 100% increase in EBITDA during the same period.