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  • sam_0534 sam_0534 Nov 22, 2013 10:27 AM Flag

    BX taking more profits out of NLSN..more dividends to BX

    BX still owns 35 million shares.. secondry will sell maybe 8 million around $40..... been seeling since they tookit public..Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NLSN), (the “Company”) a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, today announced that Valcon Acquisition Holding (Luxembourg) S.à r.l. (the “Selling Shareholder”) intends to offer for sale in an underwritten secondary offering 30,000,000 shares of its common stock pursuant to the Company’s shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares to be sold by the Selling Shareholder are attributable to affiliates of The Blackstone Group, The Carlyle Group, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Thomas H. Lee Partners, Hellman & Friedman, AlpInvest Partners and Centerview Capital. The last reported sale price of the Company’s common stock on November 21, 2013 was $40.21 per share.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

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