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Nielsen IPO pulls in $1.6B at $23 a share

Nielsen Holdings, the consumer measurement firm known for its dominance in TV ratings, priced shares in its initial public offering above the expected range Tuesday.

Nielsen sold 71.4 million shares for $23 each, raising about $1.6 billion, an underwriter said. The company sold $250 million worth of mandatory convertible subordinated bonds alongside the IPO. Get the full story »

TV ratings firm Nielsen sets IPO for next month

Nielsen, which provides ratings on television viewing among other media services, has targeted next month for an initial public offering of stock, CNBC’s Kate Kelly reported Thursday.

The company is in talks regarding the timing, but it intends to begin a road show for investors during the Jan. 10-14 workweek, Kelly cited sources as saying. Pricing the shares to be sold through the IPO could then follow, possibly in late January, she said. Get the full story »

GM’s IPO oversubscribed, still open, sources say

General Motors Co. is still accepting investor orders for shares in its initial public offering and is not expected to close the order books until early next week, three people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

The IPO is expected to price around the top end of the range and exercise the full greenshoe, two sources said. Get the full story »