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Nature’s Bounty sells $3 billion share to KKR

Investment giant KKR & Co., which owns stakes in everything from GoDaddy to Hicksville’s Broadway Mall, is buying a majority share of The Nature’s Bounty Company Inc., the Ronkonkoma-based vitamin and food supplement maker formerly known as NBTY Inc. Financial details were not released, but insiders peg the purchase price at $3 billion. The current Nature’s Bounty owner, international investment firm The Carlyle Group, is keeping a “significant” percentage of the company, according to reports. The…