Arbitron Company

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Arbitron Company

A company that provides clients with information about American radio markets; examples of such information include demographics, size and the products people in different markets are likely to buy. It provides similar information about online and other forms of broadcasting markets. It is based in New York.
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Arbitron first sued Renda Broadcasting in Jacksonville in June of last year.
Univision Radio's commitment to the PPM radio ratings service is one more vote of confidence in the value and utility of Arbitron's electronic ratings for radio," said Carol Hanley, executive vice president, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Arbitron Inc.
This agreement is contingent upon Arbitron paying USD4.
According to a Clear Channel official, the country's largest radio group will not renew a batch of Arbitron subscriptions, about half a dozen of which recently have come up for renewal.
Laughlin and other station managers have asked Arbitron to develop methodology to identify persons of Latino descent so appropriate weights for language dominance can be applied to the quarterly results.
Under the terms of the transaction, Arbitron shareholders will receive only $48.
Under the terms of the proposal, public shareholders of Arbitron will receive $48.
On December 18, 2012, Arbitron and Nielsen announced that they had entered into a definitive agreement providing for Nielsen to acquire Arbitron for $1.
The Arbitron sale investigation centers on whether Arbitron's shareholders are receiving adequate compensation for their shares in the buyout, whether the transaction undervalues Arbitron's stock, and whether Arbitron's board attempted to obtain the highest share price for all shareholders prior to agreeing to the deal.
Critical to the Court's reversal was its finding that Arbitron failed to demonstrate that it would suffer "permanent and irreparable harm.
Through its Scarborough Research joint venture with The Nielsen Company, Arbitron provides additional media and marketing research services to the broadcast television, newspaper and online industries.