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THE MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS GROUP ACQUIRES 1.2 MILLION GALLON AQUARIUM

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. — United Kingdom-based The Merlin Entertainments Group has purchased Underwater Adventures Aquarium located underneath the 4.2 million-square-foot Mall of America in Bloomington. The Minnesota Aquarium LLC sold the attraction to Merlin Entertainments for an undisclosed amount. Merlin Entertainments is the world’s leading operator of aquaria through its SEA LIFE brand, which includes 28 sites. The company, which has an existing portfolio of six United States attractions, plans to invest $5 million to improve the property that holds more than 1.2 million gallons of water. Los Angeles-based Samuels & Co. is exclusively representing Merlin Entertainments in its expansion in the North American market.

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