NEWS14 May 2013

Nielsen shareholders put 35m shares up for sale

Financials North America

US — Ratings company Nielsen Holdings has announced that 35m shares of common stock are to be sold.

The shares are not being sold by the company but by certain existing shareholders and the selling shareholders will grant the underwriters of the offering the option of buying an additional 5,250,00 shares.

JP Morgan Securities, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank Securities and Goldman Sachs are acting as joint bookrunning managers of the offering and the prospectus is available by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at

UPDATE @ 12.27PM:

The 35m shares have been priced at $35.01 per share.