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Tuesday 03 July, 2007

Taylor Nelson Sofres


Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC
03 July 2007

3 July 2007

                    TNS acquires Conversa Global New Zealand

Taylor Nelson Sofres plc ("TNS") today announces the acquisition of Conversa
Global, a leading custom market information business in New Zealand. The
acquisition creates New Zealand's largest research consultancy and further
strengthens TNS' leading position in the Asia Pacific region.

David Lowden, Chief Executive of TNS, said: "Conversa Global has established a
strong presence in the New Zealand market through its ability to deliver added
value, via what we believe to be a unique combination of commercial and market
information experience. The combination of TNS and Conversa Global will offer
services and insights not currently available in the New Zealand market."

Conversa Global revenue for the year ended 31 March 2007 was £5.6 million. Gross
assets at that date were £0.3 million (£: $NZ 2.75).

For further information, please contact:

Janis Parks, Head of Investor Relations     +44 (0)20 8967 1584
Ash Spiegelberg, Brunswick                  +44 (0)20 7404 5959

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About TNS:

TNS is a global market insight and information group.

Our strategic goal is to be recognised as the global leader in delivering
value-added information and insights that help our clients to make more
effective decisions.

As industry thought leaders, our people deliver innovative thinking and
excellent service to global organisations and local clients worldwide.  We work
in partnership with our clients, meeting their needs for high-quality
information, analysis and foresight across our network of over 70 countries.

We are the world's foremost provider of custom research and analysis, combining
in-depth industry sector understanding with world-class expertise in the areas
of new product development, segmentation and positioning research, brand and
advertising research and stakeholder management.  We are a major supplier of
consumer panel, media intelligence and internet, TV and radio audience
measurement services.

TNS is the sixth sense of business.

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