Private equity powerhouse Blackstone is gearing up to IPO SeaWorld. It's already made about a 61% return on the $1 billion it invested in buying the company from Anheuser-Busch Inbev , showing that Blackstone is a better investor than Bud was. But should you help Blackstone make even more money, by participating in the SeaWorld IPO?

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The article Blackstone Prices Its SeaWorld IPO: Should You Buy? originally appeared on Fool.com.

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