Taylor Nelson Sofres plc (TNS) received, on 10 July 2007, a Directive
Transparency Report from Capital Group International, Inc., concerning the
notifiable interest in the ordinary share capital of TNS held by Capital Group
The report stated that Capital Group International, Inc now indirectly
exercises control over voting rights associated to 11,320,086 shares,
constituting 2.65% of the current voting rights of TNS and therefore ceases to
have a notifiable interest in the company's shares.
Holdings of Capital Group International Inc management companies and funds
Capital Guardian Trust Company (US) 1,477,300 (0.35%)
Capital International Limited (UK) 8,955,786 (2.10%)
Capital International S.A. (Switzerland) 854,300 (0.2%)
Capital International, Inc (US) 32,700 (0.007%)
TNS were informed in a notification dated 16 March 2007 that the indirect
interests of Capital Group International, Inc and Capital Research and
Management Company would be reported separately from that date.