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Merlin Entertainments PLC (MERL.L)

MERL.L on London Stock Exchange

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Merlin Entertainments To Build Legoland Park In South Korea
Monday, 7 Jan 2019 06:00am EST 

Jan 7 (Reuters) - Merlin Entertainments PLC ::MERLIN ENTERTAIN - LEGOLAND KOREA AGREEMENT.MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS PLC - TOTAL COST OF RESORT, INCLUDING ON-SITE ACCOMMODATION, IS EXPECTED TO BE KRW 290 BILLION (£205 MILLION).MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS - CONFIRMS IT ENTERED INTO PARTNERSHIP WITH GANGWON PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT TO BUILD LEGOLAND PARK IN SOUTH KOREA.MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS PLC - REMAINING FUNDING OF KRW 80 BILLION (£56 MILLION) WILL COME FROM LL DEVELOPMENTS, INVESTMENT ARM OF GANGWON PROVINCE.MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS - LEGOLAND PARK IN SOUTH KOREA SCHEDULED TO OPEN BY 2022.MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS - WILL INVEST KRW 210 BILLION (£148 MILLION) INTO DEVELOPMENT OF RESORT, WHICH WILL BE FULLY OWNED AND OPERATED BY MERLIN.MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS PLC - ALSO IN ADVANCED DISCUSSIONS WITH THIRD PARTIES ABOUT A NUMBER OF SITES FOR LEGOLAND PARKS IN CHINA.MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS PLC - CONTINUES TO SEE OPPORTUNITY FOR 20 LEGOLAND PARKS AROUND WORLD, OVER TIME.  Full Article

Merlin Entertainments Says Revolving Credit Facility Increased To 600 Mln Pounds
Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 06:30am EDT 

April 19 (Reuters) - Merlin Entertainments PLC ::SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED REFINANCING OF CERTAIN OF ITS BANKING FACILITIES..REVOLVING MULTI-CURRENCY CREDIT FACILITY INCREASED FROM £300 MILLION TO £600 MILLION WITH REPAYMENT DATE EXTENDED TO APRIL 2023..CONTINUES TO EXPECT A FINANCING CHARGE OF APPROXIMATELY £50 MILLION IN 2018..  Full Article

Merlin targets New York for its third Legoland park in North America
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 03:16am EDT 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS PLC ::‍MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS ANNOUNCES LEGOLAND® NEW YORK​.‍IT WILL OPEN A LEGOLAND PARK IN NEW YORK, ITS THIRD IN NORTH AMERICA​.‍EXPECTED TO OPEN IN 2020 AND IDEALLY POSITIONED WITHIN A TWO-HOUR CATCHMENT OF 23 MILLION PEOPLE​.‍RESORT IS EXPECTED TO GENERATE MORE THAN 1,000 JOBS IN ADDITION TO 800 CONSTRUCTION JOBS IN ITS DEVELOPMENT​.‍HAS ANNOUNCED ITS INTENTION TO OPEN A LEGOLAND PARK IN SOUTH KOREA AND THERE ARE PLANS FOR FURTHER PARKS IN CHINA​.  Full Article

Merlin Entertainments enters partnership with Entertainment One
Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 01:00am EDT 

Oct 17 (Reuters) - MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS PLC ::MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS ENTERS GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP WITH ENTERTAINMENT ONE TO DEVELOP NEW PEPPA PIG ATTRACTIONS​.CO TO HAVE EXCLUSIVE MULTI-TERRITORY RIGHTS TO ROLL OUT NEW ATTRACTION FORMATS, THEMED ACCOMMODATION, INCLUDING PEPPA PIG.‍DEAL COVERS ALL TERRITORIES EXCLUDING UK AND IN CHINA, RIGHTS WILL BE LICENSED TO MERLIN ON A NON-EXCLUSIVE BASIS​.EXPECTS TO OPEN IN-PARK AREAS IN 2 RESORT THEME PARKS IN 2018; EXPECTED FIRST STANDALONE ATTRACTION WILL OPEN IN 2019​.  Full Article

Merlin Entertainments says not talking to SeaWorld about a deal
Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017 06:57am EDT 

Oct 11 (Reuters) - MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS PLC ::MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS STATEMENT REGARDING SEAWORLD.CONFIRM THAT MERLIN IS NOT INVOLVED IN ANY DISCUSSIONS THAT MIGHT LEAD TO ACQUISITION OF SEAWORLD OR ITS CONSTITUENT PARTS - SPOKESPERSON.  Full Article

Greene King taps Merlin Entertainments' Nick Mackenzie as CEO

Jan 15 Pub operator Greene King Plc on Tuesday named Nick Mackenzie chief executive officer, replacing long-time boss Rooney Anand who stepped down in November last year.