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Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS)

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Monday 27 November, 2006

Taylor Nelson Sofres

Holding(s) in Company

Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC
27 November 2006

Taylor Nelson Sofres plc (TNS) has today received a notification dated 24
November 2006 from The Capital Group Companies, Inc., on behalf of its
affiliates, including Capital International, Inc., Capital Guardian Trust
Company, Capital International S.A. and Capital International Limited regarding
a change to a notifiable interest in the ordinary share capital of TNS.

Together they hold a notifiable interest in 17,481,857 ordinary shares of 5p
each in TNS, representing 3.99% of the total issued share capital of TNS.

The Capital Group Companies, Inc is interested in the shares comprised in this
notification by virtue of the holdings forming part of the funds managed on
behalf of investment clients by the affiliate companies mentioned above.

Affiliates and Names of Registered Holders

Capital Guardian Trust Company 1,450,000

State Street Nominees Limited 111,100

Chase Nominees Limited 1,191,300

Midland Bank plc 147,600

Capital International Limited 13,945,557

State Street Nominees Limited 141,700

Bank of New York Nominees 3,734,469

Northern Trust 1,555,992

Chase Nominees Limited 2,205,796

Midland Bank plc 125,600

Bankers Trust 14,000

Morgan Guaranty 331,700

Nortrust Nominees 2,374,900

MSS Nominees Limited 33,700

State Street Bank & Trust Co. 1,128,000

Lloyds Bank 18,600

Citibank NA 214,900

HSBC Bank plc 903,000

Mellon Bank NA 146,800

Northern Trust AVFC 408,100

KAS UK 23,600

Bank One London 144,900

JP Morgan Chase Bank 54,800

Raiffeisen Zentral Bank 275,000

Fortis Bank 6,200

Nordea Bank 75,800

Bayerische Hypo Und Vereinsbank AG 28,000

Capital International S.A. 2,053,600

Chase Nominees Limited 323,000

Midland Bank plc 10,200

Pictet & Cie, Geneva 37,100

Morgan Stanley 19,000

J.P. Morgan 1,481,000

State Street Bank & Trust Co. 44,900

HSBC Bank plc 115,000

JP Morgan Chase Bank 23,400

Capital International, Inc. 32,700

HSBC Bank plc 32,700

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