Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) - Get Report  rose 1% amid reports the time-share operator was seeing strong buyout interest in early discussions.

StreetInsider reported Wednesday that Hilton Grand Vacations is seeing "robust" interest from private-equity firms and at least one strategic bidder in early rounds of bidding.

Hilton Grand Vacation shares rose 1% to $32.95. 

The stock is up about 20% since the New York Post reported Aug. 19 that Apollo Global Management (APO) - Get Report  was interested in buying the company and that Blackstone "could also be a suitor," citing sources.

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