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 Hilton Hotels Corporation In Discussions to
Acquire Hilton Group's Lodging Business
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif - Oct. 14, 2005 -- Hilton Hotels Corporation (NYSE:HLT) said today that the company is currently engaged in discussions with U.K.-based Hilton Group PLC with respect to a potential acquisition of the latter company's lodging business. While discussions are ongoing, a definitive agreement has not been signed, and there can be no assurance that any transaction will result from such discussions. 

Hilton Hotels Corporation does not intend to make any further announcements with respect to these discussions until either a definitive agreement is reached or such discussions terminate. 


Hilton Hotels Corporation
Marc Grossman, 310-205-4030

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