To do with the Blackstone Group (which invested in and holds a 44-45% share of Leica Camera AG).

Stefan Daniel Interview Offers Clues

In a new THEME interview with Stefan Daniel - he offers some tantalizing clues on the future direction of Leica, the "M10" and more. Read more below for the highlights of the interview.

Blackstone Acquires 44% Share of Leica

The Blackstone Group has acquired 44% of the Leica shares from ACM (the Kaufmann family) as an investor, which will allow Leica to expand internationally. Additional information here on Reuters and here on n-tv (translate to English). Here's the full press release...