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Company Overview of Nielsen Finance LLC

Company Overview

Nielsen Finance LLC is based in New York, New York. Nielsen Finance LLC operates as a subsidiary of ACN Holdings Inc.

770 Broadway

New York, NY 10003

United States

Phone:

646-654-5000

Key Executives for Nielsen Finance LLC

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 59
Head of Human Resources
Vice President
Age: 61
Vice President
Director and Executive Advisor to the Supervisory Board
Age: 65
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Nielsen Finance LLC Key Developments

Nielsen Finance LLC Enters into Amendment No. 2 Related to Fourth Amended and Restated Credit Agreement

On October 4, 2016, Nielsen Finance LLC entered into Amendment No. 2 relating to its Fourth Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of April 22, 2014, by and among the company, the other borrowers party, the guarantors party, the lenders and agents party thereto from time to time, and Citibank, N.A., as administrative agent. The Existing Credit Agreement, as amended pursuant to the Amendment Agreement, is referred to herein as the Amended Credit Agreement. Among other things, the Amended Credit Agreement provides for an incremental facility of Class B-2 Euro Term Loans in an aggregate principal amount of EUR 379,949,723.48 the proceeds of which were used to replace or refinance the existing Class B-2 Term Loans, and to repay certain other indebtedness, and a new class of term loans (the Class B-3 Term Loans) in an aggregate principal amount of $1,900,000,000, the proceeds of which were used to replace or refinance in full a like amount of company’s applicable existing Class B-1 Term Loans maturing May 30, 2017 and Class B-2 Dollar Term Loans maturing April 15, 2021 and to repay certain other indebtedness. The Incremental Class B-2 Euro Term Loans will mature in full on April 15, 2021 and are required to be repaid in equal quarterly installments in an aggregate annual amount equal to 1.00% of the original principal amount of Incremental Class B-2 Euro Term Loans, with the balance payable on April 15, 2021. The Class B-3 Term Loans will mature in full on October 4, 2023 and are required to be repaid in equal quarterly installments in an aggregate amount equal to 1.00% of the original principal amount of Class B-3 Term Loans, with the balance payable on October 4, 2023. Class B-2 Euro Term Loans will bear interest equal to the euro currency rate plus an applicable margin, which is equal to 2.50%. Class B-3 Term Loans bear interest equal to, at the election of Nielsen Finance, a base rate or euro currency rate plus an applicable margin, which is equal to 2.50% (in the case of euro currency loans) or 1.50% (in the case of base rate loans).

Nielsen Finance LLC Enters into Amendment to Fourth Amended and Restated Credit Agreement

On March 30, 2016, Nielsen Finance LLC entered into amendment no. 1 relating to its fourth amended and restated credit agreement, dated as of April 22, 2014, by and among Nielsen Finance, the other borrowers party thereto, the guarantors party thereto, the lenders and agents party thereto from time to time, and Citibank, N.A., as administrative agent. The existing credit agreement, as amended pursuant to the amendment agreement, is referred to herein as the ‘amended credit agreement’. Among other things, the amended credit agreement provides for additional class A term loans in an aggregate principal amount of $500,000,000. The net proceeds from the additional class A term loans are anticipated to be used for general corporate purposes. The additional class A term loans will mature in full on April 30, 2019 and are required to be repaid in quarterly installments ranging from 1.369% to 4.11% of the original principal amount, with the balance payable on April 30, 2019. The additional class A term loans bear interest equal to, at the election of Nielsen Finance, a base rate or euro currency rate, in each case plus an applicable margin which ranges from 0.50% to 1.25% or 1.50% to 2.25%. The specific applicable margin is determined by the company’s total leverage ratio.

Nielsen Finance LLC and Nielsen Finance Co., Price $750 Million Aggregate Principal Amount of 5.00% Senior Notes Due 2022

Nielsen Finance LLC and Nielsen Finance Co., priced $750 million aggregate principal amount of 5.00% senior notes due 2022 in a private offering that is exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the 'Securities Act'). The total size of the offering of the Notes has been increased from $650 million to $750 million. The Notes will trade interchangeably with the $750 million aggregate principal amount of 5.00% Senior Notes due 2022 and the $800 million aggregate principal amount of 5.00% Senior Notes due 2022, issued by Nielsen Finance LLC and Nielsen Finance Co. on April 11, 2014 and July 8, 2014, respectively. The Notes are anticipated to be issued on February 25, 2015 and will mature on April 15, 2022, unless earlier redeemed or repurchased.

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