Published: October 13, 2009 at 2:05 PMThis explains a lot!
Published: October 13, 2009 at 4:58 PMWait, I thought Marvel was buying Universal and Busch Gardens was buying World's of Fun to compete with Blackstone buying Disney.
Mr. Niles, could you please publish some sort of friggin' chart?
Published: October 14, 2009 at 3:02 AMWaitaminute... I thought a brand new ownership group called The TPI Collective was buying Worlds of Fun?!
Published: October 14, 2009 at 3:48 AMMr Niles writes: NBC Universal, in any case, would retain its ownership of Universal Studios Hollywood and 50% stake in Universal Orlando. (The other 50%, of course, being owned by Blackstone Group
I Respond: Sir, I have asked you this before: Do we have confirmation that Blackstone actually holds 50% of Universal Orlando?
Published: October 14, 2009 at 5:54 AMWhy doesn't Blackstone just by Comcast and Disney and make the monopoly complete? lol
Published: October 14, 2009 at 11:22 AMIn response to the question about Blackstone and Universal:
Universal Orlando operates the Universal Studios theme parks and related facilities in Orlando, Florida. Investment Type:
Equity - Joint Control (Corporate Partnership)
Theme Parks / Leisure
Type Of Business:
Theme park operator