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Merlin Entertainments PLC (MERL.L)

MERL.L on London Stock Exchange

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25 Mar 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Merlin Entertainments To Build Legoland Park In South Korea
Monday, 7 Jan 2019 

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 

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 

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

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