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Leica Says Blackstone Agrees to Buy Indirect Minority Holding

October 19, 2011

Oct. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Leica Camera AG said BCP Lisa Germany GmbH, a company indirectly controlled by investment funds advised by the Blackstone Group LP, agreed to acquire an indirect minority holding in the company. The transaction is expected to end in the fourth quarter of the year and BCP Lisa will then indirectly hold 43.9 percent of Leica’s share capital.

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