NEWS29 January 2016

Shareholders approve comScore-Rentrak merger

M&A Media News North America

US — In separate meetings, shareholders of the two companies have voted to approve Rentrak becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of comScore. 

The merger, which was announced in October of last year, will see audience measurement firm comScore acquire its rival Rentrak in an all-stock deal valued at $732m. In separate meetings, comScore shareholders voted to approve the issuance of shares of comScore common stock in connection with the merger, and Rentrak shareholders voted to approve the merger. 

The deal is expected to close by the end of today.