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Escape Hunt PLC

09 March 2021

9 March 2021

Escape Hunt plc (AIM: ESC)

("Escape Hunt", "Group" or the "Company")

Completion of French Acquisition

Further to its announcement on 26 February 2021, Escape Hunt, a global leader in the growing escape rooms sector, is pleased to confirm that it has completed the acquisition of its French and Belgian master franchise partner, BGP Escape.

Commenting, Richard Harpham, Escape Hunt's CEO, said:

"Prior to COVID, the French/Belgian territory was a very strong performer for Escape Hunt and it is a pleasure to welcome our new colleagues into our Group. We are excited about the prospects for the region and are delighted to be the owner of the business for the next stage in its journey."

 
 Enquiries 
 Escape Hunt plc 
  Richard Harpham (Chief Executive Officer) 
  Graham Bird (Chief Financial Officer)               +44 (0) 20 7846 
  Kam Bansil (Investor Relations)                                3322 
 Shore Capital - NOMAD and Joint Broker 
  Tom Griffiths, David Coaten (Corporate Advisory)    +44 (0) 20 7408 
  Fiona Conroy (Corporate Broking)                               4050 
 Zeus Capital - Joint Broker 
  John Goold                                          +44 (0) 20 3829 
  Daniel Harris                                                  5000 
 IFC Advisory - Financial PR 
  Graham Herring                                      +44 (0) 20 3934 
  Florence Chandler                                              6630 
 

Notes to Editors

About Escape Hunt plc

The Escape Hunt Group is a global leader in providing escape-the-room experiences delivered through a network of owner-operated sites in the UK, an international network of franchised outlets in five continents, and through digitally delivered games which can be played remotely. Its products enjoy consistent premium customer ratings and cater for leisure or teambuilding, in small groups or large, and are suitable for consumers, businesses and other organisations. Having been re-admitted to AIM in May 2017, the Company has a strategy of creating high quality premium games and experiences delivered through multiple formats and which can incorporate branded IP content. (https://escapehunt.com/)

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