Merlin Entertainments to be bought by investment group
Merlin Entertainments, the company which owns Alton Towers Resort and Thorpe Park Resort, have today announced that they have agreed the terms of a £4.8bn offer for the company from a group of investors, including KIRKBI Invest who own the LEGO Group. In the deal announced this morning, KIRKBI have formed a new company, Berkely Bidco,