The Blackstone Group L.P. is an American-based alternative asset management and financial services company that specializes in private equity , credit and marketable alternative investment strategies, as well as financial advisory services, such as mergers and acquisitions (M&A), restructurings and reorganizations , and private placements . [ 2 ] Blackstone's private equity business has been one of the largest investors in leveraged buyout transactions over the last decade, while its real estate business has actively acquired commercial real estate.
Merlin Entertainments Group Ltd is a British operator of amusement parks and other attractions.
CVC Capital Partners is a private equity firm with approximately US$46 billion in funds focused on management buyouts . Since 1981, CVC has completed over 250 investments across a wide range of industries and countries.