3i Buys VNU Group

3i Group has agreed to acquire substantially all of Dutch careers classified and B2B magazine group VNU Business Media Europe from VNU, which is controlled by a private equity consortium that includes AlpInvest Partners, Blackstone Group, Carlyle Group, Hellman & Friedman, KKR and Thomas H. Lee Partners. No financial terms were disclosed www.vnu.com www.netratings.com< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />