Blum Capital’s Largest Share Holdings in $1 Billion Portfolio

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Blum Capital Partners’ top holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 24 stocks at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $1.276 billion.

  • Cb Richard Ellis Group Inc. (NYSE:CBG): On 06/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 24,158,547 shares with a market value of $606,621,130. This comprised 32.47% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 24,160,514 shares with a market value of $325,200,519. This comprised 25.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,967. About Company: CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. is a global commercial real estate services firm. The Company offers a range of services to occupiers, owners, lenders, and investors in office, retail, industrial, multi-family, and other commercial real estate assets. CB Richard Ellis offer services such as advice and execution assistance for property leasing and sales, forecasting, and valuations.
  • Itt Educational Services Inc. (NYSE:ESI): On 06/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 4,145,538 shares with a market value of $324,346,884. This comprised 17.36% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 4,145,538 shares with a market value of $238,700,086. This comprised 18.71% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: ITT Educational Services, Inc. provides technology-oriented postsecondary degree programs in the United States. The Company’s institutes offer associate, bachelor, and master degree programs, as well as non-degree diploma programs.
  • Career Education Corp. (NASDAQ:CECO): On 06/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 15,950,599 shares with a market value of $337,355,163. This comprised 18.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 15,950,599 shares with a market value of $208,155,320. This comprised 16.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Career Education Corporation provides private, for-profit postsecondary education in the United States and Canada. The Company’s schools offer a variety of bachelor’s degree, associate degree, and non-degree programs, with a core curricula of information technologies, visual communication and design technologies, business studies, and culinary arts.
  • Sba Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:SBAC): On 06/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 2,164,516 shares with a market value of $82,662,863. This comprised 4.42% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 2,164,516 shares with a market value of $74,632,511. This comprised 5.85% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: SBA Communications Corporation owns and operates wireless communications infrastructure in the United States. The Company offers both site leasing and site development services. SBA leases antenna space on its multi-tenant towers to a variety of wireless service providers under long-term lease contracts. The Company also offers site development consulting and construction.
  • Avid Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:AVID): On 06/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 8,647,761 shares with a market value of $162,923,819. This comprised 8.72% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 8,647,761 shares with a market value of $66,933,668. This comprised 5.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Avid Technology, Inc. develops, markets, sells, and supports a variety of software and systems for creating and manipulating digital media content. The Company develops and sells digital editing systems and newsroom computer systems, as well as digital audio systems. Avid’s products are used worldwide in production and post-production film, video, and television facilities.
  • Sei Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC): On 06/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 3,620,747 shares with a market value of $81,503,016. This comprised 4.36% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 3,733,747 shares with a market value of $57,425,029. This comprised 4.5% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 113,000. About Company: SEI Investments Company provides global investment solutions and business solutions. The Company integrates technology, research, information services, financial products, and asset management advice to serve banks, mutual fund and pension plan sponsors, insurance companies, money managers, and individual investors.
  • Collective Brands Inc. (NYSE:PSS): On 06/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 3,633,739 shares with a market value of $53,379,624. This comprised 2.86% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 3,633,739 shares with a market value of $47,093,258. This comprised 3.69% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Collective Brands, Inc. retails footwear and related accessories. The Company, through its various retail stores, offers a wide range of branded footwear products.
  • Jda Software Group Inc. (NASDAQ:JDAS): On 06/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 1,470,394 shares with a market value of $45,420,470. This comprised 2.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 1,788,300 shares with a market value of $41,917,753. This comprised 3.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 317,906. About Company: JDA Software Group, Inc. provides software solutions that address the supply chain management, business process, analytic application, and e-commerce requirements of the retail industry. The Company’s products include enterprise systems, in-store systems, and analytic applications. JDA also offers a variety of retail specific professional services.
  • Moneygram International Inc. (NYSE:MGI): On 06/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 17,195,362 shares with a market value of $57,088,601. This comprised 3.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 17,195,362 shares with a market value of $40,065,192. This comprised 3.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: MoneyGram International, Inc. provides payment services to consumers and businesses through a network of agents and its financial institution customers. The Company enables consumers to make payments and to transfer money around the world.
  • Carefusion Corporation (NYSE:CFN): On 06/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Blum Capital Partners reported holding 1,150,000 shares with a market value of $27,542,501. This comprised 2.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,150,000. About Company: CareFusion Corporation provides health care products and services. The Company offers products that focus on breaking the cycle of harmful medication errors and reducing hospital acquired infections. CareFusion’s products include IV pumps, automated dispensing and patient identification systems, electronic infection surveillance service, and ventilation and respiratory products.

(Note: Data regarding Blum Capital Partners’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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