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Nielsen: Arbitron acquisition to be 13c accretive to EPS 12 months after close

Excluding estimated transaction costs and purchase accounting adjustments, the acquisition is expected to be approximately 13c accretive to adjusted EPS 12 months after the close and approximately 19c accretive to adjusted EPS 24 months after the close. Cost synergies associated with the acquisition are expected to be at least $20M and will be largely driven by the integration of technology platforms and data acquisition efforts.