Nielsen CEO David Calhoun Lands At Private-Equity Giant Blackstone

By | Thursday November 21, 2013 @ 8:39am PST

David Calhoun did a lot of good turning around Nielsen‘s fortunes when he joined as CEO of the ratings company in 2006 after being a top lieutenant at Jack Welch’s GE. (In this town, that success did not … Read More »

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Comcast Agrees To Pay Blackstone $1B For 50% Of Universal Orlando

Executives at Universal Orlando can breathe a little easier this evening now that Comcast has agreed to pay The Blackstone Group $1.025 billion for its 50% stake in the theme park. The deal consolidating ownership at Comcast-controlled NBCUniversal means the park will … Read More »

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Private-equity Blackstone Group Wants Out of Universal Orlando

By | Wednesday March 16, 2011 @ 2:02pm PDT

A holding company that oversees the theme parks said in a regulatory filing this week that the private-equity group has offered to sell its 50% stake in the Florida parks to NBC Universal, which owns the rest of the venture. Comcast-owned NBCU has until June 12 to make a call … Read More »

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