Arbitron - Ownership and Business Overview

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Arbitron Ownership

Who owns Arbitron?

Arbitron is owned by Nielsen. It was acquired on September 30, 2013.

Arbitron Business Overview

Where is Arbitron headquartered?

Arbitron is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland.

How many employees does Arbitron have?

Arbitron has 1,292 employees.

What sector is Arbitron in?

Arbitron is a media company.

When was Arbitron founded?

Arbitron was founded in 1912.

Media M&A Summary in 2013

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Arbitron, Inc.

9705 Patuxent Woods Drive,
Columbia, Maryland 21046
United States,
(410) 312-8000
www.arbitron.com

Arbitron, Inc., is a provider of media and marketing research firm serving the media radio, television, cable, and out of home the mobile industry, as well as advertising agencies and advertisers around the world. Arbitron businesses include: measuring network and local market radio audiences across the United States; surveying the retail, media, and product patterns of U.S. consumers; providing mobile audience measurement and analytics in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia; and developing application software used for analyzing media audience and marketing information data.


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