Blackstone, Carlyle, KKR to Sell Shares in Nielsen
April 27, 2015
Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) has announced that Blackstone, The Carlyle Group and KKR intend to sell 20 million shares of its common stock in a secondary offering. As of market close on Friday, Nielsen's share price was $45.95, which would value the offering at $919 million. Nielsen is a global performance management company that seeks to provide clients with total audience measurement and retail performance measurement services.