Is Lego its own company?
Lego (/ˈlɛɡoʊ/ LEG-oh, Danish: [ˈle̝ːgo]; stylised as LEGO) is a line of plastic construction toys that are manufactured by The Lego Group, a privately held company based in Billund, Denmark.
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Who are Legos shareholders?
The LEGO Group is 25%-owned by the LEGO Foundation through the Koldingvej 2, Billund A/S share of ownership in LEGO A/S. The remaining 75% is owned through KIRKBI A/S by the Kirk Kristiansen family. The LEGO Group is engaged in the development of children’s creativity through play and learning.
Did Disney buy Legos?
Copenhagen, Denmark, April 1, 2015 – In an effort to expand their range of merchandising around the world, The Walt Disney Company has acquired the toy giant LEGO after a $4.01 billion transaction took place between Disney and The LEGO Group.