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Legoland's owner may want to buy some SeaWorld Entertainment parks

Legoland's owner may want to buy some SeaWorld Entertainment parks

For the second time in as many months, there is talk of a possible purchase of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. parks by Legoland’s owner, Merlin Entertainments.

News of the revived interest, reported Wednesday by Bloomberg, comes amid continued struggles by SeaWorld to reverse slumping attendance and revenue, most notably at its Orlando, Fla., and San Diego marine parks.

According to Bloomberg, Merlin’s interest appears to be focused on the Orlando company’s Florida and Virginia Busch Gardens parks, where thrill rides, live entertainment...

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