Carlyle To Buy Getty Images
Posted on 8/15/2012 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version |
The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG
) and Getty Images management announced today they have formed a partnership to acquire Getty Images, Inc., from Hellman & Friedman for $3.3 billion. Carlyle will acquire slightly over 50% of the company. Getty Images Co-Founder and Chairman Mark Getty and the Getty family will roll substantially all of their ownership interests into the transaction. CEO and co-founder Jonathan Klein will also invest equity in the company.
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