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Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS)

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Tuesday 22 July, 2008

Taylor Nelson Sofres

Holding(s) in Company


Taylor Nelson Sofres plc (TNS) has received notification from Deutsche Bank AG,
confirming a change to a notifiable interest in the voting rights associated to
the share capital of TNS.

The notification states that Deutsche Bank AG now has an interest in the voting
rights associated to 42,489,489 ordinary 5p shares in the capital of TNS. This
interest constitutes 10.22% of the current voting rights.

The interest comprises a direct interest in voting rights associated to
40,560,633 shares and an indirect interest in voting rights associated to
1,928,856 shares, which respectively represent 9.76% and 0.46% of the current
voting rights.

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TNS has also received notification from The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc (GS Inc),
confirming a change in their notifiable interest in voting rights associated to
the share capital of TNS.

The notification states that The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc now has an interest,
both directly and indirectly, in the voting rights associated to 24,706,767
ordinary 5p shares. This constitutes 5.94% of the current voting rights.

Undertakings through which the voting rights are effectively held

The interest in 500,000 shares arose from a beneficial interest held by
Goldman, Sachs & Co., a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of GS Inc. This is a
direct interest and constitutes 0.12% of the current voting rights.

The interest in 20,853,980 shares arose from an interest held by Goldman Sachs
& Co., a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of GS Inc, acting as custodian for its
customers. This is an indirect interest.

The interest in 3,055,783 shares arose from an interest held by Goldman Sachs
Asset Management International, a wholly owned subsidiary of GS Inc acting as
discretionary manager. This is an indirect interest.

The interest in 297,004 shares arose from an interest held by Goldman Sachs
Asset Management, LP a wholly owned subsidiary of GS Inc acting as
discretionary manager. This is an indirect interest.