Definitive agreements signed to acquire Merri-Bowl Lanes and BAM! Entertainment Center
Bowlero Corp. (NYSE: BOWL), the global leader in bowling entertainment, announced today they have entered into definitive agreements to acquire Merri-Bowl Lanes and BAM! Entertainment Center in Michigan. These acquisitions mark the company’s 4th and 5th locations in the state and are expected to close in the fall of 2023.
Located in Livonia, MI, Merri-Bowl Lanes is a traditional 35,000-square-foot center featuring 40 lanes of bowling. This location is a family-fun destination, showcasing a diverse array of entertainment experiences, including league play, youth and adult tournaments, parties, and events.
BAM! Entertainment Center, located in Holland, is a one-stop entertainment destination featuring 29 lanes of bowling and a multitude of dynamic offerings, including a laser tag arena, axe throwing, a high ropes course, and an expansive arcade. This entertainment center is also home to VIP party rooms, extensive menu options, and full-service bars.
“Our expansion in Michigan furthers our commitment to contributing a world-class experience across the country,” stated Thomas Shannon, Founder, President, and CEO of Bowlero Corp. “These acquisitions align with our ongoing strategic growth initiatives of buy, build and convert. We look forward to our continued growth as we welcome these additions to our portfolio.”
About Bowlero Corp
Bowlero Corp. is the global leader in bowling entertainment, media, and events. With more than 325 bowling centers across North America, Bowlero Corp. serves more than 30 million guests each year through a family of brands that includes Bowlero and AMF. In 2019, Bowlero Corp. acquired the Professional Bowlers Association, the major league of bowling, which boasts thousands of members and millions of fans across the globe. For more information on Bowlero Corp., please visit BowleroCorp.com