Nielsen, NetRatings merger complete


The Nielsen Company and NetRatings on Friday completed the previously announced merger of NetRatings with a wholly owned subsidiary of The Nielsen Company. The merger was approved by the stockholders of NetRatings at a special meeting held earlier today.  As a result of the merger, NetRatings became a privately held company, wholly owned by The Nielsen Company and its subsidiaries. Shares of NetRatings' common stock, which prior to the merger traded on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol "NTRT," were delisted from trading as of the close of the market Friday.