Merlin seeks £200m for unknown acquisition

Merlin Entertainment, operator of Madame Tussauds and Legoland, has approached its banking syndicate in the hope of raising roughly £200m from the uncommitted lines built into its loan documentation. The funds would be for an acquisition, the identity of which has not been disclosed even to investors.

  • 25 Nov 2011
UniCredit is acting as co-ordinator for the loan, which is a bullet loan with margins of 500bp and with a maturity of July 2017, in line with the company’s existing term loan ‘B’. The loan is being raised on a bookbuilding basis and is expected to be denominated ...

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