SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) October 22, 2012
Nielsen Holdings N.V.
The Nielsen Company B.V.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
New York, New York 10003
1112 XL Diemen
+31 20 398 8777
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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|Item 2.02||Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
On October 22, 2012, Nielsen Holdings N.V. (the Company) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012.
A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|Press Release, dated October 22, 2012, issued by Nielsen Holdings N.V. pertaining to the financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: October 22, 2012
NIELSEN HOLDINGS N.V.
THE NIELSEN COMPANY B.V.
/S/ JEFFREY R. CHARLTON
|Name:||Jeffrey R. Charlton|
Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller
(Principal Accounting Officer)