Taylor Nelson Sofres plc (TNS) has today received notification from Fidelity
International, regarding a change to a notifiable interest in the ordinary
share capital of TNS.
The notification was made on behalf of FMR Corp. and its direct and indirect
subsidiaries, Fidelity International Limited and its direct and indirect
subsidiaries and Mr Edward C. Johnson 3d, a principal shareholder of FMR Corp.
and Fidelity International Limited.
It was stated that the notification constituted separate notifications of the
interests (of the above parties) in the shares which were combined solely for
the purposes of clarity and efficiency, and that nothing should be taken to
indicate that FMR Corp. and its direct and indirect subsidiaries, Fidelity
International Limited and its direct and indirect subsidiaries or Mr Edward C.
Johnson 3d act as a group or in concert in respect of the disclosed interests,
or that they were required to submit the notifications on a joint basis.
Registered Owner Management Company Holding in TNS
Fidelity Pension Management JP Morgan, Bournemouth 2,682,808
Fidelity Pension Management Northern Trust London 1,112,980
Fidelity Pension Management State Str Bk and Tr Co Lndn 641,900
Fidelity Pension Management HSBC Bank plc 424,300
Fidelity Pension Management Bank of New York Brussels 303,200
Fidelity Pension Management Mellon Bank 238,300
Fidelity Mgmt Trust Company State Street Bank and Tr Co 685,700
Fidelity Mgmt Trust Company Mellon Bank NA 560,641
Fidelity Mgmt Trust Company Northern Trust Co 34,400
Fidelity Mgmt & Research JP Morgan Chase Bank 4,859,800
Fidelity Mgmt & Research Bank of New York 48,700
Fidelity Mgmt & Research State Street Bank and Tr Co 32,100
Fidelity Investment Services JP Morgan, Bournemouth 7,822,760
Fidelity Invts Mgmt (Hong Bermuda Trust Far East HK 288,000
Fidelity International Brown Bros Harrimn Ltd Lux 6,086,255
Fidelity International JP Morgan, Bournemouth 4,815,600
Fidelity International HSBC Bank plc 162,500
Fidelity International Brown Bros Harriman and Co 152,300
Fidelity International BNP Paribas, Paris 133,200
Fidelity International Northern Trust Co 69,300
Fidelity International ING Luxembourg 31,600
Fidelity Investments Japan Nomura Trust and Banking 119,300
Fidelity Investments Japan Master Trust Bank of Japan 118,900
Fidelity Investments Japan Trust&Cust Svcs BK Ltd, Toko 58,500
Fidelity Investments Bank of New York Europe Ldn 4,145,800
This holding of 35,628,844 represents 8.19% of the share capital of TNS.