BENSALEM, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 3, 2018--Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces an investigation on behalf of Nielsen Holdings plc (“Nielsen” or the “Company”) (NYSE: NLSN) investors concerning the Company and its officers’ possible violations of federal securities laws.

On July 25, 2018, Nielsen announced that James Attwood would assume the role of Executive Chairman of the Board and Mitch Barns, current CEO, would retire at the end of 2018. This news came at the same time the Company announced poor second quarter results, falling below analysts’ projections. For the second quarter Nielsen reported adjusted earnings per share of $0.20, compared to analysts’ projections for $0.37 per share. The Company also projected that 2018 revenue would decline 1% year over year. On this news shares of Nielsen declined sharply in value.

If you purchased Nielsen securities, have information or would like to learn more about these claims, or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Howard G. Smith, Esquire, of Law Offices of Howard G. Smith, 3070 Bristol Pike, Suite 112, Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020 by telephone at (215) 638-4847, toll-free at (888) 638-4847, or by email to  howardsmith@howardsmithlaw.com, or visit our website at www.howardsmithlaw.com.

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CONTACT: Law Offices of Howard G. Smith

Howard G. Smith, Esquire

215-638-4847

888-638-4847

howardsmith@howardsmithlaw.com

www.howardsmithlaw.com

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