Merlin Entertainments, owner of Madame Tussauds and Alton Towers, has rejected a request to consider taking the business private from US activist investor ValueAct Capital, its second-largest shareholder with a 9% stake. Merlin says it “remains in the best interests of all its shareholders” for it to continue to pursue its current strategy.
RNS Number: 9616 Z Merlin Entertainments plc 23 May 2019 Merlin Entertainments plc. Response to ValueAct Capital Announcement. The Board of Merlin notes the announcement made by ValueAct Capital.
RNS Number: 0660 Y Merlin Entertainments plc 03 May 2019 MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS PLC. LEGOLAND Windsor Resort Hotel, Winkfield Road, Windsor, SL4 4 AY on Friday 3 May 2019 at 11.00 a.m.. In accordance with the UK Listing Authority's Listing Rule 9.6. 2, copies of all the Resolutions passed by Merlin Entertainments plc shareholders have been submitted to the National...
RNS Number: 9587 X Merlin Entertainments plc 03 May 2019. Merlin has made good strategic progress to date, opening seven new Midway attractions, including two new Peppa Pig World of Play sites in Dallas and Michigan.. On 5 April we completed the disposal of our two Australian ski resorts, for a total consideration of A $174 m..
RNS Number: 5665 X Merlin Entertainments plc 30 April 2019 Merlin Entertainments plc. In accordance with DTR 5.6. 1 of the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Company notifies that as at the date of this announcement it has a single class of shares in issue being ordinary shares of 1 pence each, with a total number of...
RNS Number: 9364 V Merlin Entertainments plc 11 April 2019 Merlin Entertainments plc. 11 April 2019 NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES GRANT OF AWARDS UNDER THE COMPANY'S PERFORMANCE SHARE PLAN The Company announces that on 9 April 2019 the following persons discharging managerial responsibilities, as set...
RNS Number: 9380 V Merlin Entertainments plc 11 April 2019 Merlin Entertainments plc. The Company announces that the following persons discharging managerial responsibilities have on 9 April 2019 been granted options to purchase 1 pence ordinary shares in the capital of the Company pursuant to the Company's All Employee Share Plan at an exercise price per...
As Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates over 120 attractions, 18 hotels and 6 holiday villages in 25 countries and across 4 continents. On 22 February 2019, Merlin announced the sale of Hotham Ski Resort and Falls Creek Ski Resort to Vail Resorts, Inc. for a consideration of A $174 million, subject to...
RNS Number: 1796 V Merlin Entertainments plc 04 April 2019 Merlin Entertainments plc 4 April 2019 NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES PERFORMANCE SHARE PLAN- VESTING OF 2016 AWARD. The following disclosure is made in accordance with Article 19 of the Market Abuse Regulation.. Following such vesting, the...
RNS Number: 3126 U Merlin Entertainments plc 28 March 2019 Merlin Entertainments plc. NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES. The Company announces that each of the following people, each being a Person Discharging Managerial Responsibility, has on 25 March 2019 been granted nil cost Conditional Share Awards in...
RNS Number: 3133 U Merlin Entertainments plc 28 March 2019 Merlin Entertainments plc 28 March 2019 NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES DEFERRED BONUS PLAN- VESTING OF 2016 AWARD. Following such vesting, the following person sold a proportion of the shares in order to satisfy the relevant employment taxes and...
RNS Number: 3117 U Merlin Entertainments plc 28 March 2019 Merlin Entertainments plc. Notice of Annual General Meeting. The Company's Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 3 May 2019 at LEGOLAND Windsor Resort Hotel, Winkfield Road, Windsor, SL4 4 AY, commencing at 11.00 am..
RNS Number: 3298 T Merlin Entertainments plc 19 March 2019 Merlin Entertainments plc. Availability of 2018 Annual Report and Accounts. The 2018 Annual Report and Accounts for the Company is now available to view at www.merlinentertainments.biz.
RNS Number: 0345 T Merlin Entertainments plc 15 March 2019 TR-1: S tandard form for notification of major holdings. This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange. RNS is approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as a Primary Information Provider in the United Kingdom.
Merlin Entertainments, owner of attractions including Legoland, Alton Towers and Madame Tussauds, says it saw a 4.9% rise in pre-tax profits to �285m in 2018, boosted by a record 67 million visitors.
Merlin Entertainments Plc (MERL.L) Announced, in its results for the year ended 29 December 2018, that its revenue stood at �1.69 billion, compared to �1.59 billion in the preceding year. Profit after tax was �230.0 million, compared to �209.0 million. The company’s diluted earnings per share was 22.50p, compared to 20.50p. The company declared a dividend of 8.00p per share.
RNS Number: 3540 R Merlin Entertainments plc 28 February 2019. Merlin Entertainments plc- 2018 Preliminary Results. Merlin Entertainments, Europe's leading and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, reports results for the year ended 29 December 2018..
Merlin Entertainments Plc (MERL.L) Announced the disposal of its Australian ski resorts, Hotham and Falls Creek, to Vail Resorts, Inc for a price of A$174 million. Furthermore, the company will report its 2018 Preliminary Results on 28 February 2019.
RNS Number: 8062 Q Merlin Entertainments plc 22 February 2019 Announcement re: disposal of Ski Resorts. The purchase price is A $174 million, subject to certain adjustments related to the timing of closing, which represents a multiple of 8.8 x 2018 EBITDA. It will see the business transfer to a company with a strong track record in ski resort development, and we wish...
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The owner of Legoland and Madame Tussauds, the theme park operator runs 117 attractions spread across 24 countries and four continents. Its stated aim is to become the worldwide leader in branded, location-based, family entertainment. It also runs the Alton Towers Resort in the UK and Heide Park, Germany's third-largest theme park.

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