In December 2016, Cain International invested in SBE, the global lifestyle hospitality company. Established in 2002 by Founder and CEO Sam Nazarian, SBE develops, manages and operates award-winning hotels, residences, restaurants and nightclubs. Through exclusive partnerships with cultural visionaries, SBE is devoted to creating extraordinary experiences throughout its proprietary brands with a commitment to authenticity, sophistication, mastery and innovation.
Following the acquisition of Morgans Hotel Group, the pioneer of boutique lifestyle hotels, SBE has an unparalleled global portfolio featuring over 20 world-class lifestyle hotel properties in 9 attractive gateway markets and more than 136 global world-renowned hotels, entertainment and food & beverage outlets. The company is uniquely positioned to offer a complete lifestyle experience – from nightlife, food & beverage and entertainment to hotels and residences, and through its innovative customer loyalty and rewards programme, The Code, as well as its award-winning, hospitality-focused international real estate development subsidiary, Dakota Development – all of which solidify SBE as the preeminent leader across hospitality.
The company’s established and upcoming hotel brands include SLS Hotel & Residences, Delano, Mondrian, Redbury, Hyde Hotel & Residences, Clift, Hudson, Sanderson and St Martins Lane. In addition, SBE has the following internationally acclaimed restaurants and lounges: Katsuya, Cleo, The Bazaar by José Andrés, Fi’lia by Michael Schwartz, Umami Burger, Hyde Lounge and Skybar. More information about SBE can be obtained at sbe.com.