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Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS)

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Wednesday 29 November, 2006

Taylor Nelson Sofres

Japanese Agreed Merger

Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC
29 November 2006

For release at 0700                                             29 November 2006

                            Taylor Nelson Sofres plc                            

Taylor Nelson Sofres plc (TNS) has signed an agreement to merge its custom
research business in Japan, Taylor Nelson Sofres NRC Ltd, with Infoplan Inc., a
subsidiary of McCann Erickson. The merger, which is subject to contract and
expiry of the statutory 30 day minimum waiting period, is expected to complete
on 1 January 2007 and TNS will have a controlling interest in the merged
business. The gross assets of Infoplan Inc., at 31 December 2005, were Japanese 
yen 685.4 million (£3.1 million).

For more information, please contact:

Janis Parks, Head of Investor Relations                      +44 (0)20 8967 1584



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