Sonder closes SPAC merger to go public
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Sonder closes SPAC merger to go public

US: Next-generation lodging firm Sonder will officially debut on the public markets today (19 January) after announcing the closure of its delayed business combination with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Gores Metropoulos II. The business combination was approved at a special meeting of Gores Metropoulos II stockholders on Friday, and

Sonder acquires management of hotel in France
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Sonder acquires management of hotel in France

France: Sonder Holdings Inc has expanded into France having acquired the management and operations of Hotel Atala in Paris. The 48-bedroom property, located close to the Champs-Elysées, features several suites with views of the Eiffel Tower, a garden and terrace, as well as work from notable artists displayed throughout. To

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Sonder to go public via SPAC merger worth $2.2bn

US: Short-term lodging company Sonder has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with special purpose acquisition company [SPAC] Gores Metropoulos II, sponsored by an affiliate of The Gores Group, to go public via a merger. The combined technology-driven hospitality company is expected to have a pro forma enterprise

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Sonder expands corporate affairs team

UK: Daniel Dyball has joined the company as senior director of public policy, EMEA and will be passed in London. In his new role, Dyball will be focus on growing Sonder’s business responsibly and sustainably across Europe. The company aims to help the countries in which it operates by sustaining