NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE: NLSN), a leading global provider of
information and insights into what consumers buy and watch, today
announced that the secondary public offering of its common stock has
been priced at $30.25 per share. An aggregate of 30 million shares are
being sold by certain existing shareholders. No shares are being sold by
the company in this offering, and it will not receive any proceeds from
the offering. In addition, the selling shareholders have granted the
underwriters of the offering an option to purchase an additional 4.5
million shares at the public offering price less the underwriting
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC are the joint
bookrunning managers of the offering and representatives of the
underwriters. Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse Securities
(USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Wells
Fargo Securities, LLC are also bookrunning managers of the offering.
The company has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus)
with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") for the offering to
which this communication relates. You may obtain a copy of the
preliminary prospectus supplement, the accompanying prospectus and the
final prospectus supplement, when available, for free by visiting EDGAR
on the SEC website at www.sec.gov.
Copies of the preliminary prospectus for this offering may also be
obtained, when available, from J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. c/o
Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY
11717, or by telephone at (866) 803-9204, or from Morgan Stanley & Co.
LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New
York, NY 10014, or by telephone at (866) 718-1649.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the
solicitation of any offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these
shares in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale
would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the
securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global information and
measurement company with leading market positions in marketing and
consumer information, television and other media measurement, online
intelligence, mobile measurement, trade shows and related assets.
Nielsen has a presence in approximately 100 countries, with headquarters
in New York, USA and Diemen, The Netherlands. For more information,
Nielsen Holdings N.V.
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Source: Nielsen Holdings N.V.