Private equity powerhouse Blackstone (NYSE:BX) 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 (NYSE:BUD), 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?

Maybe not. And in this video, Motley Fool contributor Rich Smith names three stocks that might serve you better.

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