Case | HBS Case Collection | November 2012 (Revised November 2013)

Generator Hostels: The Way Out

by Nicolas P. Retsinas and Lisa Strope


Josh Wyatt, Director of Patron Capital Partners, needs to make an exit decision for a successful investment in Generator Hostels. After five years of explosive growth and in the middle of a financial crisis, Wyatt needs to evaluate Patron's alternatives: IPO the platform, seek a strategic investor or sell the platform outright.

Keywords: Hotel; real estate; Finance; Property; Accommodations Industry; European Union;


Retsinas, Nicolas P., and Lisa Strope. "Generator Hostels: The Way Out." Harvard Business School Case 213-069, November 2012. (Revised November 2013.)