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Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS)

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Monday 25 February, 2008

Taylor Nelson Sofres

Holding(s) in Company

Taylor Nelson Sofres plc (TNS) has received a notification from FIL Limited,
previously Fidelity International Limited, regarding a change to a notifiable
interest in the ordinary share capital of TNS.

The notification was made on behalf of FIL Limited and confirmed that that
company, which acts a parent company for various direct and indirect
subsidiaries, indirectly exercises control over voting rights associated to
20,836,780 shares, constituting 5.05% of the current voting rights of TNS.

Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights are
effectively held

Fidelity Pension Management         Bank of New York Brussels           155,400
Fidelity Investments International  Bank of New York Europe London    3,432,400
Fidelity Investment Management      Bermuda Trust Far East Hong Kong    750,623
(Hong Kong)                                                                    
Fidelity International Limited      BNP Paribas, Paris                  100,800
Fidelity International Limited      BNP, Paribas, Paris                  57,900
Fidelity International Limited      Brown Brothers Harriman Ltd Lux   1,403,200
Fidelity Investments Japan          Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.       233,900
Fidelity International Limited      Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.       161,000
Fidelity Gesilon                    CDC Finance                         300,900
Fidelity Investments International  JPMorgan, Bournemouth               372,500
Fidelity International Limited      JPMorgan, Bournemouth             3,191,700
Fidelity Investment Services Ltd    JPMorgan, Bournemouth             9,354,657
Fidelity Investments Japan          Master Trust Bank of Japan          321,000
Fidelity Investments Japan          Nomura Trust and Banking            211,300
Fidelity International Limited      Northern Trust Co                   135,100
Fidelity Pension Management         Northern Trust London               654,400

TNS were informed in a notification dated 23 March 2007 that the indirect
interests of Fidelity International Limited, now FIL Limited, and FMR Corp.
will be reported separately by Fidelity following the implementation of the
Transparency Directive.