Nielsen Announces Pricing of Secondary Common Stock Offering

Fri Feb 15, 2013 7:00am EST

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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 $32.55 per share. An
aggregate of 38.5 million shares are being sold by certain existing
shareholders, an increase of 3.5 million shares from the offering size
previously announced. 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 5.775 million shares at the public offering price less the
underwriting discount. 

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Citigroup and Goldman, Sachs & Co. are acting as
joint 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
Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement for this offering may also be
obtained from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions,
1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by telephone at (866) 803-9204,
from Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue,
Edgewood, New York 11717, or by telephone at (800) 831-9146, or from Goldman,
Sachs & Co., Attn: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282,
telephone: 866-471-2526, facsimile: 212-902-9316, e-mail: 

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

About Nielsen

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, visit

Nielsen Holdings N.V.
Investor Relations:
Liz Zale, +1 646-654-4593
Media Relations:
Kristie Bouryal, +1 646-654-5577

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