Frequently asked questions

What does Nielsen Do?

Nielsen is a leading global data and analytics company that provides a holistic and objective understanding of the media industry. It has three essential solutions: 1) Audience Measurement, 2) Audience Outcomes and 3) Gracenote Content Services. Nielsen offers its clients and partners simple solutions to complex questions and helps optimize the value of their investments and growth strategies. Nielsen is the only company that can offer de-duplicated cross-media audience measurement. Audience is EverythingTM to Nielsen and its clients, and Nielsen is committed to ensuring that every voice counts. Nielsen offers measurement and analytics service in nearly 60 countries.

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Where can I find out more about Nielsen’s strategy?

There are many valuable resources on the Investor Relations website. The quarterly earnings calls and Investor Day transcripts located in the Financials & Filings are a great resource.

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When did Nielsen sell its Global Connect business?

Nielsen sold its Global Connect business to affiliates of Advent International in March 2021.

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Where is the Company’s corporate headquarters?

675 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10010

Telephone: (646) 654-5000

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Who are the members of the Company’s Board of Directors?

You can view our Board of Directors and Management team by visiting the Corporate Governance section of our Investor Relations website.
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When does Nielsen’s fiscal year end?

December 31st
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Who are the company’s independent registered public accountants?

Ernst & Young LLP

5 Times Square

New York, NY 10036

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Where can I find all of Nielsen’s SEC filings? Where can I download and view quarterly and annual reports?

Quarterly and annual reports, as well as other SEC filings, can be accessed on the Financials & Filings section of the Nielsen Investor Relations website or directly from the SEC at
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How can I receive email alerts from Nielsen Holdings plc?

To receive alerts on our Events, Documents, Press Releases and closing stock price information, sign up for our email alerts.
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How do I contact the Investor Relations department with a question or request?

You can contact Nielsen Investor Relations by emailing
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When was the Company’s Initial Public Offering?

January 26, 2011
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On what stock exchange are Nielsen shares traded, and what is the ticker symbol?

Nielsen is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker NLSN. For more detailed stock information, please visit our Stock Information.
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What is Nielsen’s CUSIP number?

N63218 106
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Does Nielsen pay dividends?

Nielsen does pay dividends and will make quarterly announcements regarding dividends.
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Does Nielsen have a direct stock purchase plan?

Nielsen does not currently have a direct stock purchase plan.
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Who is the Company’s transfer agent, and what is their contact information?

Our transfer agent, Computershare, can help you in a variety of shareholder-related services including change of address, lost stock certificates, stock transfer, account status and other administrative services. You can contact our transfer agent at: 866-332-7309.

Shareholders wishing to transfer their stock should send their written request, stock certificate(s) and other required documentation to:

Nielsen N.V.

c/o Computershare

P. O. Box 43006

Providence, RI 02940-3006, USA

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How do I transfer stock, change the address on my shareholder account, or replace a lost stock certificate?

Please contact the transfer agent through their website at
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Do you have another question that hasn’t been answered?

Please submit your question using the Information Request form.
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