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Nielsen Company Statement on Legacy Data Collection Practice

The Nielsen Company recently became aware that one of our BuzzMetrics legacy data collection practices does not live up to our current standards. This practice involved registering as an individual user on some websites and then collecting publicly available data.  We take nothing more seriously...

The Nielsen Company Reports Third Quarter 2010 Results

New York, USA – October 28, 2010 – The Nielsen Company B.V., a leading global information and measurement company, today announced its financial results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2010. Reported revenues for the three months ended September 30, 2010 were $1,289 million,...

Hope for a Full Global Economic Recovery in 2010 Diminishes

Key Findings: One in Four North Americans and One in Five Europeans Have No Discretionary Income Rising Food Prices Top Concerns for One in Four Asians Increasing Utility Prices Biggest Concern for Europeans NEW YORK – October 25, 2010 – After an upbeat start to the year with two consecutive...

The Nielsen Company Prices Offering of $750 Million Senior Notes

New York, New York – October 1, 2010 – The Nielsen Company B.V. (“Nielsen”) announced that on September 30, 2010 its indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries, Nielsen Finance LLC and Nielsen Finance Co., priced an offering of $750 million aggregate principal amount of 7.75% senior notes due 2018...

The Nielsen Company Announces $500 Million Debt Offering

New York, New York – September 30, 2010 – The Nielsen Company B.V. (“Nielsen”) today announced that its indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries, Nielsen Finance LLC and Nielsen Finance Co., are proposing to issue $500 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2018 (the “Notes”)...

Nielsen Unveils New Online Advertising Measurement

Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings in Development with Industry Leaders Including Facebook, Procter & Gamble and Verizon Wireless; Broader Industry Participation Welcomed New York – September 27, 2010 – The Nielsen Company today announced the development of Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings,...