Nielsen OKs sale to VCs

A court meeting and special meeting of shareholders of audience measurement, data and analytics specialist Nielsen have approved the previously announced definitive agreement for Nielsen to be acquired by a private equity consortium composed of Evergreen Coast Capital Corp.an affiliate of Elliott Investment Management L.P., and Brookfield Business Partners L.P. together with institutional partners. Shareholders approved the $28.00 (€27.93) per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $16 billion, including the assumption of debt.

Source: Nielsen OKs sale to VCs