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Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS)

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Tuesday 06 May, 2008

Taylor Nelson Sofres

Offer Rejection

Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC
06 May 2008


NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO
WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OF SUCH JURISDICTION INCLUDING
AUSTRALIA, CANADA, JAPAN AND THE UNITED STATES


                             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

06 May 2008

                        Taylor Nelson Sofres plc ("TNS")


The Board of TNS notes the announcement made this morning by WPP Group PLC 
("WPP") in response to TNS's rejection of WPP's unsolicited proposal for TNS made 
on 3 May 2008 (the "Proposal").  As announced on 4 May the Board of TNS met to
consider the Proposal and unanimously rejected the Proposal on the basis that it
substantially undervalues the company even on a standalone basis.

In accordance with Rule 2.10 of the Takeover Code, as at 6 May 2008, TNS had
412,408,252 ordinary shares of 5 pence in issue excluding shares held in
treasury. The ISIN reference for these securities is GB0001915395.

Enquiries:

Press enquiries to Brunswick                       +44 7834 502 430
David Yelland

TNS                                                +44 20 8967 1584
Janis Parks, Head of Investor Relations

Deutsche Bank (Lead financial advisor to TNS)      +44 20 7545 8000
Kristian Bagger
Gavin Deane

JPMorgan Cazenove (Financial advisor to TNS)       +44 20 7588 2828
Hugo Baring

Deutsche Bank (Joint corporate broker to TNS)      +44 20 7545 8000
Charles Wilkinson

JPMorgan Cazenove (Joint corporate broker to TNS)  +44 20 7588 2828
Malcolm Moir



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