NEWS4 January 2016

ComScore and Rentrak merger moves closer to completion

M&A News North America

US -- comScore and Rentrak have both scheduled shareholder meetings for January 28 in order to seek approval for the proposed merger.

The merger was originally announced in October of last year as audience measurement firm comScore agreed to acquire its rival Rentrak in an all-stock deal valued at $732m.

The closing of the merger remains subject to approval by comScore and Rentrak shareholders. The two companies expect to close the deal promptly after this approval is gained.