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Nielsen Holdings PLC (NLSN.N)

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Hertz Global Holdings Inc Names Jamere Jackson As CFO
Monday, 20 Aug 2018 

Aug 20 (Reuters) - Hertz Global Holdings Inc ::HERTZ GLOBAL HOLDINGS, INC. ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.HERTZ GLOBAL HOLDINGS INC - THOMAS C. KENNEDY, HERTZ'S CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER ("CFO"), HAS RESIGNED.HERTZ GLOBAL HOLDINGS INC - EFFECTIVE ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2018, JAMERE JACKSON WILL JOIN COMPANY AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.HERTZ GLOBAL HOLDINGS INC - JACKSON SERVED AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER OF NIELSEN HOLDINGS PLC FROM MARCH 2014 TO AUGUST 2018.  Full Article

Nielsen Says CFO Jamere Jackson Tendered Resignation Effective September 10
Monday, 20 Aug 2018 

Aug 20 (Reuters) - Nielsen Holdings Plc ::NIELSEN HOLDINGS PLC SAYS ON AUGUST 15, JAMERE JACKSON, CFO OF NIELSEN HOLDINGS PLC TENDERED HIS RESIGNATION EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 - SEC FILING.  Full Article

Elliott Management accumulates more than 8 pct stake in Nielsen Holdings; plans to push Nielsen to sell itself - WSJ
Monday, 13 Aug 2018 

Aug 12 (Reuters) - :ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT CORP HAS ACCUMULATED A STAKE OF MORE THAN 8% IN TV-RATINGS COMPANY NIELSEN HOLDINGS - WSJ, CITING SOURCES.ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT PLANS TO PUSH NIELSEN HOLDINGS TO SELL ITSELF - WSJ, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Nielsen CEO, Mitch Barns, To Retire At Year’S End
Thursday, 26 Jul 2018 

July 26 (Reuters) - Nielsen Holdings PLC ::NIELSEN HOLDINGS - ATTWOOD OF CARLYLE GROUP TO ASSUME MORE ACTIVE ROLE & WILL DIRECT SEARCH FOR NEW LEADERSHIP .NIELSEN CEO, MITCH BARNS, TO RETIRE AT YEAR’S END.JAMES ATTWOOD NAMED EXECUTIVE CHAIR OF BOARD.ADDITIONALLY, NIELSEN BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNOUNCED THAT IT IS CONDUCTING AN IN-DEPTH STRATEGIC REVIEW OF ITS BUY SEGMENT.BARNS WILL RETIRE AT END OF 2018.  Full Article

Snapchat Integrates Nielsen Premium Audience Segments
Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 

July 18 (Reuters) - Nielsen Holdings PLC ::SNAPCHAT INTEGRATES NIELSEN PREMIUM AUDIENCE SEGMENTS.NIELSEN - INTEGRATION WILL ALLOW ADVERTISERS & AGENCIES TO BUY INVENTORY ON SNAPCHAT USING NIELSEN-BRANDED AUDIENCE SEGMENTS.NIELSEN - OFFERING WILL ALLOW CLIENTS ACCESS TO AUDIENCE DATA ACROSS MORE THAN 30,000 SEGMENTS.NIELSEN - ADVERTISERS & MARKETERS CAN CREATE & CONNECT WITH PERSONALIZED AUDIENCE SEGMENTS.  Full Article

Nielsen Holdings Says Unit Entered Amendment No. 4 Relating To Fourth Amended & Restated Credit Agreement, Dated April 22, 2014
Friday, 6 Jul 2018 

July 6 (Reuters) - Nielsen Holdings PLC ::NIELSEN HOLDINGS SAYS UNIT ENTERED AMENDMENT NO. 4 RELATING TO FOURTH AMENDED & RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT, DATED APRIL 22, 2014 - SEC FILING.NIELSEN HOLDINGS- AMENDMENT PROVIDES FOR REFINANCING & REPLACING EXISTING TRANCHE A REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY WITH $850 MILLION REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY.NIELSEN HOLDINGS PLC - AMENDMENT PROVIDES FOR REFINANCING & REPLACING EXISTING CLASS A TERM LOANS WITH NEW $1.13 BILLION CLASS A TERM LOANS.NIELSEN HOLDINGS PLC - AMENDMENT PROVIDES FOR REFINANCING & REPLACING EXISTING CLASS B-2 EURO TERM LOANS WITH EUR 545.2 MILLION CLASS B-2 EURO TERM LOANS.NIELSEN HOLDINGS - AMENDMENT PROVIDES FOR INCURRING INCREMENTAL TERM LOANS IN FORM OF CLASS B-4 TERM LOANS IN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF $75 MILLION.  Full Article

CBS And Nielsen Collaborate To Advance Dynamic Ad Insertion In Live Broadcasts
Monday, 14 May 2018 

May 14 (Reuters) - CBS Corp ::CBS AND NIELSEN COLLABORATE TO ADVANCE DYNAMIC AD INSERTION IN LIVE BROADCASTS.  Full Article

Nielsen Increases Quarterly Dividend
Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 

April 19 (Reuters) - Nielsen Holdings PLC ::NIELSEN INCREASES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND.NIELSEN HOLDINGS PLC - APPROVED AN INCREASE IN COMPANY'S QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.01 TO $0.35 PER COMMON SHARE.  Full Article

Activision Blizzard Partners With Nielsen On Esports Brand Valuation
Monday, 16 Apr 2018 

April 16 (Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc ::ACTIVISION BLIZZARD PARTNERS WITH NIELSEN ON ESPORTS BRAND VALUATION.ACTIVISION BLIZZARD SAYS IS PARTNERING WITH NIELSEN TO MEASURE AND VALUE ESPORTS BRAND INVESTMENTS ACROSS THE CO'S MULTIPLE LEAGUES & TITLES.  Full Article

Nielsen Holdings ‍reaffirms 2017 financial outlook and announces 2018 guidance​
Thursday, 9 Nov 2017 

Nov 9 (Reuters) - Nielsen Holdings Plc :Nielsen Holdings Plc - ‍Reaffirms 2017 financial outlook and announces 2018 guidance​.Nielsen Holdings Plc - ‍Expects to deliver $500 million in annualized cost savings and significant margin expansion over next three years​.Nielsen Holdings Plc - ‍Targets 4% constant currency revenue CAGR and double-digit GAAP EPS CAGR through 2020​.Nielsen Holdings Plc - ‍Nielsen targets a double-digit GAAP earnings per share CAGR through 2020​.Nielsen Holdings Plc - Sees ‍full year 2018 free cash flow of about $800 million​.Nielsen Holdings Plc sees ‍full year 2018 total revenue growth on a constant currency basis about 3%​.Nielsen Holdings Plc - ‍Leveraging technology and machine learning to automate data collection for Nielsen's buy and watch segments​.Nielsen Holdings Plc sees ‍full year 2018 GAAP net income per share $1.40 - $1.46​.FY2017 earnings per share view $2.63, revenue view $6.57 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY2018 earnings per share view $2.80, revenue view $6.82 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

Sept 12 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Wednesday: