Edition:
United Kingdom

Merlin Entertainments PLC (MERL.L)

MERL.L on London Stock Exchange

328.10GBp
15 Nov 2018
Change (% chg)

-9.80 (-2.90%)
Prev Close
337.90
Open
337.70
Day's High
337.70
Day's Low
324.90
Volume
1,362,597
Avg. Vol
2,321,637
52-wk High
415.70
52-wk Low
304.40

Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Merlin Confirms Roll Out Of First Five Peppa Pig World Of Play Attractions
Tuesday, 5 Jun 2018 

June 5 (Reuters) - Merlin Entertainments PLC ::MERLIN EXPECTS TO OPEN BEAR GRYLLS ADVENTURE IN BIRMINGHAM, UK AND LITTLE BIG CITY - BEIJING LATER THIS YEAR.CONFIRMS ROLL OUT OF ITS FIRST FIVE PEPPA PIG WORLD OF PLAY ATTRACTIONS.  Full Article

Merlin Entertainments Says Completed Offering Of $400 Mln 5.75% Senior Notes Due 2026
Thursday, 10 May 2018 

May 10 (Reuters) - Merlin Entertainments PLC ::MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS PLC - COMPLETES ITS OFFERING OF ITS $400 MILLION 5.75% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2026.MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS PLC - NOTES BEAR INTEREST AT AN ANNUAL RATE OF 5.75% AND WERE ISSUED AT 100% OF THEIR NOMINAL VALUE..MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS PLC - NOTES WERE OFFERED IN A PRIVATE PLACEMENT AND THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC OFFERING OF NOTES.MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS - PROCEEDS OF ISSUANCE WERE USED TO REPAY TWO TERM LOANS, AND REDUCE DRAWING ON REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY.  Full Article

Merlin targets New York for its third Legoland park in North America
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 

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 

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 

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

Merlin Entertainments to raise 200 mln euros via note offering
Friday, 10 Mar 2017 

Merlin Entertainments Plc : Offering of eur 200 million of its euro-denominated 2¾% senior notes due 2022 . Notes are being offered as additional notes under indenture dated 19 march 2015 pursuant to which company issued eur 500 million . Proceeds will be used to repay borrowings under company's senior facilities agreement and for general corporate purposes .Notes are being offered in a private placement and there will be no public offering of notes.  Full Article

Merlin Entertainments appoints Fraser Montgomery to the board
Thursday, 22 Dec 2016 

Merlin Entertainments Plc :Announces appointment of Fraser Montgomery, commercial director to its executive board effective 1 January 2017.  Full Article

Photo

Strong sterling weighs on FTSE 100

LONDON Britain's top stock index missed out on a global rebound on Tuesday, lagging European peers and Wall Street as Brexit optimism and data showing fast-rising wages lifted sterling, acting as an accounting drag for multinationals and exporters.