Taylor Nelson Sofres plc (TNS) has received notification from The Goldman Sachs
Group, Inc (GS Inc), re-confirming that GS Inc has ceased to have a notifiable
interest in voting rights associated to the share capital of TNS.
The notification states that the interests of GS Inc have now reduced below 3%
of the current voting rights of TNS.
The notification further states that GS Inc has ceased to have a notifiable
interest as a result or their no longer including in their aggregate notifiable
holding the position held by Goldman, Sachs & Co., a wholly owned direct
subsidiary of GS Inc, acting as custodian for its customers, because of the
application of the custodian exemption in DTR 5.1.3R(2) to those positions.