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The Nielsen Company

The Nielsen Company
1923 FOUNDED
PUBLIC STATUS
40K-45K EMPLOYEES
NLSN STOCK SYMBOL
63 INVESTMENTS
$21.22 SHARE PRICE (As of Wednesday Closing)
Description

Nielsen Holdings PLC offers marketing and client analytics services to retailers and media companies. The company specialises in two segments: Buy and Watch. The Buy segment provides retail transactional measurement data and consumer behaviour analytics information to the consumer packaged goods industry. The Watch segment collects and analyses media usage behaviour data for various forms of media, including television, radio, online, and mobile. The generated analytics are used within the media industry to determine advertising inventory values. Maximum revenue comes from the United States of America region.

Website
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Stock Exchange
NYS
Primary Office
  • 85 Broad Street
  • New York, NY 10004
  • United States
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The Nielsen Company Stock Performance

52 wk Range Market Cap Prev. Close EPS Average Volume Shares
$17.94 - $27.57 $7.55B $21.22 -$3.54 3.85M 356M

The Nielsen Company Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM
30-Sep-2019
FY 2018
31-Dec-2018
FY 2017
31-Dec-2017
FY 2016
31-Dec-2016
Enterprise Value 16,427,063 16,644,761 20,947,515 22,694,185
Revenue 6,465,000 6,515,000 6,572,000 6,309,000
EBITDA (781,000) 179,000 1,838,000 1,748,000
Net Income (1,258,000) (712,000) 429,000 502,000
Total Assets 14,343,000 15,179,000 16,866,000 15,730,000
Total Debt 8,880,000 8,387,000 8,441,000 7,926,000
Public Fundamental Data provided by Morningstar, Inc. disclaimer

The Nielsen Company Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Post-Val Valuation/
EBITDA
Debt Status

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The Nielsen Company Competitors (14)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
GfK Private Equity-Backed Nuremberg, Germany 0000 00000 00000000000 00000
0000000 00000000 Formerly PE-Backed New York, NY 0&0
000 00000000000 00 Corporation New York, NY 00000 00000000
00000 000000000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired London, United Kingdom 000 000000&0
00000000 Formerly VC-backed Reston, VA 0000 00000 000000 - 000 00000
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The Nielsen Company Investments & Acquisitions (63)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 10-Jan-2020 000000000000000000 Systems and Information Management
000000000 18-Sep-2019 000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 000000 00000
000000 20-Aug-2019 00000 00000 00 Media and Information Services (B2B)
00000000 00000000 07-Mar-2019 000000000000000000 Other Commercial Services
Sorenson Media 21-Feb-2019 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Other Commercial Services 00000 00000
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The Nielsen Company Exits (13)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000 0000000000 22-Jul-2014 000000000000000000 Completed
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000 000000 0000 25-Nov-2013 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 000 0000000 000000
00000 00000000 000 24-Aug-2011 000000000 000 Completed
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00000000 01-Jan-2009 0000000000 Completed
  • 12 buyers
Project Apollo 01-Feb-2007 Joint Venture Completed
  • 2 buyers
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The Nielsen Company Subsidiaries (23)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Cannabiz Consumer Group Other Commercial Services Chicago, IL 2016
0000000 00000000 Accelerator/Incubator Caesarea, Israel 0000
000000000 Business/Productivity Software New York, NY 0000
000000000 000000 0 Systems and Information Management Mumbai, India 0000
0000000 Systems and Information Management Toronto, Canada 0000
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The Nielsen Company Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Participating Rounds Investor Since Board Seat Contact Info

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The Nielsen Company Executive Team (81)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
David Kenny Chief Executive Officer, Chief Diversity Officer & Board Member
Chris Morley Global President of Games and Esports
Howard Appelbaum President, Nielsen Entertainment
David Anderson Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer
Giovanni Tavolieri Chief Technology Officer

52 Former Executives

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The Nielsen Company Board Members (18)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Info
00000 00000 The Nielsen Company Chief Executive Officer, Chief Diversity Officer & Board Member 000 0000
00000 0000000 00. Self Chairman & Board Member 000 0000
000000 000000-000000 Self Director 000 0000
000000 000000 The Nielsen Company Board Member 000 0000
00000 000000 Self Board Member 000 0000

11 Former Board Members

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