Merlin Entertainments

Merlin Entertainments is the largest European entertainments company operating in Europe. Our aim is to deliver unique, memorable and rewarding experiences to millions of visitors across our growing estate. With 11 brands established in markets all over the world, our ability to offer memorable experiences to guests and families worldwide is one of our greatest strengths.

Poole, GB
Size (employees)
18,821 (est)+9%
Merlin Entertainments was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Poole, GB

Merlin Entertainments Office Locations

Merlin Entertainments has offices in Poole, Las Vegas, Chicago, London and in 14 other locations
Poole, GB (HQ)
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Merlin Entertainments Financial Metrics

Merlin Entertainments's revenue was reported to be £1.3 b in FY, 2015 which is a 2% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

1.3 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

1.1 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

170 m

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2017)

4.8 b

Closing share price (21-Jul-2017)


Cash (26-Dec-2015)

152 m
Merlin Entertainments's current market capitalization is £4.8 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


1.2 b1.2 b1.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

170 m181 m193 m

Gross profit

1 b1.1 b1.1 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

762 m757 m794 m

Pre tax profit

172 m226 m237 m

Net Income

145 m162 m170 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


264 m285 m152 m

Accounts Receivable

12 m16 m20 m

Current Assets

358 m372 m260 m


1.4 b1.5 b1.6 b


961 m942 m923 m

Total Assets

2.7 b2.8 b2.7 b

Accounts Payable

28 m31 m41 m

Current Liabilities

270 m274 m266 m

Total Liabilities

1.8 b1.7 b1.6 b

Retained Earnings

145 m142 m106 m

Total Equity

940 m1.1 b1.1 b

Financial Leverage

2.9 x2.6 x2.4 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

365 m357 m325 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(83 m)(148 m)(243 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(27 m)(64 m)(67 m)
GBPY, 2015


73.8 k

Financial Leverage

2.4 x

Merlin Entertainments Operating Metrics

Merlin Entertainments's Theme Park Visitors was reported to be 61.2 m in FY, 2016, which is a 1% increase from the previous period
FY, 2015FY, 2016

Theme Park Visitors

60.5 m61.2 m

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