Blackstone (BX) agrees to acquire Vivint for $2B from initial investors Goldman Sachs (GS),...

|About: The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX)|By:, SA News Editor

Blackstone (BX) agrees to acquire Vivint for $2B from initial investors Goldman Sachs (GS), Jupiter and Peterson, Vivint CEO Todd Pedersen tells Bloomberg, confirming earlier speculation. The company provides home-security, energy-management and solar-power leases to over 670K North America households.