Onex Puts Up $950M For Nielsen Trade-Show Business

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 3:59 PM EDT) -- Canadian private equity house Onex Corp. will fork over $950 million for the trade-show operations of Nielsen Holdings NV, freeing up the company to focus on its better-known and more lucrative consumer analytics segments, the pair said Monday.

A $350 million chunk of the investment will be drawn from Onex's latest fund, a $4.7 billion effort. Of that buy-in, the firm's share as a limited partner is roughly $85 million, it said. The firms did not outline financing plans for the remainder of the consideration....
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