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Lego family leads $6 billion deal to take Madame Tussauds owner private

The consortium will pay £4.55 ($5.75) per share for Merlin Entertainments, a 14% premium over the stock's closing price on Thursday. Including debt, the deal values the company at nearly £6 billion ($7.6 billion). The shares traded at £4.50 ($5.70) on Friday.Read more





Lego Family Team Up With Blackstone For 6 Billion Deal For Merlin Theme Parks

The Lego family led by billionaire Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen and his three heirs will take theme park group Merlin Entertainments which owns Madame Tussauds Alton Towers and The London Eye private in a 59 billion 47 billion deal owner of Lego
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Owner of Legoland and Madame Tussauds is selling itself for 61 billion

The owner of Legoland theme parks aims to go private in a 61-billion that the Danish family behind the Lego empire agreed to buy it in a joint offer with private equity firm Blackstone Group and Canadian pension fund CPPIB The deal continues a
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Blackstone Lego owner in 6B Madame Tussauds deal

The family behind toy giant Lego AS is teaming up with Blackstone Group LP and a Canadian pension fund to buy the owner of Madame Tussauds wax museums and Legoland theme parks in a deal that values the company at GBP477 billion 604 billion
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Legoland Florida gets new owner Lego familyBlackstone Group joint venture

Kirkbi Invest the private holding firm for the Danish family that owns Lego include Legoland Madame Tussauds Sea Life Aquarium and more welcomed more than 67 million visitors globally This new deal is expected to lead to more investments
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Premarket Heres what you need to know before the bell

3 Tussauds deal The Danish family behind Lego has partnered with Blackstone to take Merlin Entertainments private in a deal that values the owner of Madame Tussauds at 47 billion 6 billion Merlin Entertainments operates theme parks and other
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AP Madame Tussauds owner Merlin Entertainments MERL said today it had agreed to be acquired by the investment vehicle of Legos founding family and private equity firm Blackstone BX in a deal valuing the company and its debt at nearly 76 billion
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