Neustar Launches $250 Million Share Repurchase Program

  Neustar Launches $250 Million Share Repurchase Program

Business Wire

STERLING, Va. -- May 2, 2013

Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized
a share repurchase program for up to $250million of its Class A common shares
beginning May 7,2013 through December 31, 2013. Purchases completed under the
stock trading plan will be in accordance with guidelines specified under Rule
10b5-1 and Rule 10b-18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934. Concurrent
with this authorization, the company has terminated its current share
repurchase program which has remaining $51.7million. Prior to the
termination, the Company repurchased $248.3 million of its common stock at an
average purchase price of $31.07, plus commissions.

About Neustar, Inc.

Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR) is a trusted, neutral provider of real-time
information and analysis to the Internet, telecommunications, information
services, financial services, retail, media and advertising sectors. Neustar
applies its advanced, secure technologies in location, identification, and
evaluation to help its customers promote and protect their businesses. More
information is available at  www.neustar.biz.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995

This press release includes information that constitutes forward-looking
statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provision of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, without limitation,
statements about the company’s expectations, beliefs and business results in
the future, such as the duration of the repurchase program. The company has
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regions and industries in which the company operates; the uncertainty of
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operating results due to such factors as disruptions to the company’s
operations, modifications to or terminations of its material contracts, the
financial covenants in the company’s secured credit facility and their impact
on the company’s financial and business operations; the company’s indebtedness
and the impact that it may have on the company’s financial and operating
activities and the company’s ability to incur additional debt; the variable
interest rates borne by the company’s indebtedness and the effects of changes
in those rates; its ability to successfully identify and complete
acquisitions, integrate and support the operations of businesses the company
acquires, increasing competition, market acceptance of its existing services,
its ability to successfully develop and market new services, the uncertainty
of whether new services will achieve market acceptance or result in any
revenue, and business, regulatory and statutory changes in the communications
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Contact:

Neustar, Inc.
Investor Relations Contact
Dave Angelicchio, 571-434-3443
InvestorRelations@neustar.biz
or
Media Contact
Kim Hart, 202-533-2934
Kim.Hart@neustar.biz