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The Blackstone Group L.P. Message Board

sam_0534 183 posts  |  Last Activity: 9 hours ago Member since: Feb 8, 1998
  • NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Nielsen N.V.(NLSN) announced a secondary common stock offering of 20 million shares at $ 47.20 per share on Tuesday. A secondary market offering is a registered offering of a large block of securities that have been issued to the public that have been held by large investors or institutions and the proceeds of the sale go to these holders. The shares were sold by Valcon Acquisition Holdings (Luxembourg), who will offer the underwriter an option to purchase an additional 3 million shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.(GS) is the underwriter in the offering. The shares sold are attributable to affiliates of The Blackstone Group(BX) , The Carlyle Group(CG) and other private equity firms such as Thomas H. Lee Partners, Hellman & Friedman and AlpInvest Partners. Neilsen shares were down 0.5% in trading.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • BX is a great it cheap...

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

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    by elkay239 May 30, 2014 10:38 AM
    sam_0534 sam_0534 May 30, 2014 2:02 PM Flag

    disappointing but I wont be selling.. just need to have faith..sellers in May go away till fall..

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

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