Vail Resorts-Whistler merger’s impact on Summit unknown for now

9th August, 2016 by

By Kevin Fixler

Vail Resorts, Inc., has swallowed the big kahuna in Whistler Blackcomb — the British Columbia ski area that’s the largest resort in North America — but what that might mean for Summit County’s resorts is still hard to foresee.The Broomfield-based resort conglomerate and the holdings company for the Canadian ski area announced the merger north of roughly $1 billion in a joint press release Monday morning. Vail will acquire all of Whistler’s stock in the deal — the priciest acquisition in the company’s three-decades long history. The pact should be finalized this fall, and Vail plans to offer Whistler as …

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