Merlin Entertainments Overview

  • Founded
  • 1998
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 10,000
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt
  • Financing Rounds
  • 16
  • Investments
  • 14

Merlin Entertainments General Information

Description

Operator of entertainment centers, amusement parks and entertainment facilities. The company primarily operates theme parks and has three business segments: Midway Attractions, LEGOLAND Parks, and Resort Theme Parks. The Midway Attractions segment, which accounts for the largest percentage of revenue, operates 100 attractions globally that are typically smaller, indoor venues. These brands include Madame Tussauds, The London Eye, and the London Dungeon. The LEGOLAND segment operates several large LEGO-based theme parks around the world. These parks are either owned, leased, or under operational control through a management contract. The Resort Theme Park segment operates other large, outdoor entertainment-based attractions.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Leisure Facilities
Primary Office
  • Link House
  • 25 West Street
  • Poole BH15 1LD
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 01202 000000

Merlin Entertainments Timeline

2018201920202021
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Merlin Entertainments Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Post-Val Status Debt

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Merlin Entertainments Comparisons

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Merlin Entertainments Competitors (4)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Omni Hotels & Resorts Corporation Dallas, TX 0000
0000 00000 000000 Private Equity-Backed Boca Raton, FL 0000 000000000000
0000000 00000 & 00 Corporate Backed or Acquired San Francisco, CA 0000 000000&0
000 0000 000000 00 Corporate Backed or Acquired Burbank, CA 000000 00000 000000&0
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Merlin Entertainments Executive Team (16)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Nick Varney Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Alistair Windybank Chief Financial Officer
John Jakobsen Chief Operating Officer, LEGOLAND Resorts Group
Fiona Eastwood Chief Operating Officer, Midway Attractions Group
Justin Platt Chief Strategy Officer
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Merlin Entertainments Board Members (21)

Name Representing Role Since
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0000 0000000000 Self Chairman & Board Member 000 0000
0000 000000 Merlin Entertainments Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
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Merlin Entertainments Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Merlin Entertainments Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Merlin Entertainments Investments & Acquisitions (14)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 00000000 21-Jun-2016 000000000 00000000 Leisure Facilities
000 000 00000 25-Feb-2016 000000000 000.00 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure 000 0000000
000000000 23-Sep-2013 000000000 00000 00 Buildings and Property
000000 000 0000000 30-Mar-2012 000000000000000000 00000 Hotels and Resorts
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium 03-Mar-2011 Buyout/LBO Leisure Facilities
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Merlin Entertainments Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
SeaLife Helsinki Leisure Facilities Helsinki, Finland 2002
000000000 Hotels and Resorts Verona, Italy 0000
0000000 000000 Leisure Facilities Warwick, United Kingdom
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