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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Arbitron, Inc. - ARB

NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Arbitron, Inc. ("Arbitron" or the "Company") (ISIN: US03875Q1085) (CUSIP: 03875Q108) concerning the proposed acquisition of Arbitron, Inc. by Nielsen Holdings N.V. in a transaction valued at approximately $1.26 billion in cash.

The investigation concerns whether the Arbitron directors are breaching their fiduciary duties by failing to adequately shop the Company and maximize shareholder value. Under the terms of the agreement, Arbitron shareholders will be entitled to receive $48.00 per share in cash for each share of Arbitron common stock. However, the price to EBITDA multiples for the Company are below comparable transactions.

Arbitron shareholders seeking more information about this acquisition are advised to contact Robert Willoughby at rswilloughby@pomlaw.com or 212-661-1100 or 888-476-6529, ext. 237.

The Pomerantz Firm, with offices in New York, Chicago and San Diego, is acknowledged as one of the premier firms in the areas of corporate, securities, and antitrust class litigation. Founded by the late Abraham L. Pomerantz, known as the dean of the class action bar, the Pomerantz Firm pioneered the field of securities class actions. Today, more than 75 years later, the Pomerantz Firm continues in the tradition he established, fighting for the rights of the victims of securities fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, and corporate misconduct. The Firm has recovered numerous multimillion-dollar damages awards on behalf of defrauded investors. See www.pomerantzlaw.com.

CONTACT: Robert Willoughby Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP 212-661-1100 ext. 237 rswilloughby@pomlaw.comSource:Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP