Denver-based private equity firm KSL Capital Partners has acquired Village Urban Resorts from De Vere Group. Village, a U.K. hotel and lifestyle company, has 25 existing properties and three new properties under development in Aberdeen, Glasgow, and Edinburgh. KSL intends to grow the business by reinvigorating the existing portfolio and expanding into new markets. Gary Davis, who previously served as CEO of Malmaison and Hotel du Vin, will serve as CEO of Village. Davis previously oversaw the expansion of Village from 2007 to 2011 and the global expansion programs at Hard Rock Café and Planet Hollywood.