Rule 8.3 – Taylor Nelson Sofres

2008-07-17 09:15:00

                                                                                                                        

                                                                                                                        FORM 8.3

                                                            

                                                            

                        DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

                                             (Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code)





1.      KEY INFORMATION



Name of person dealing  (Note 1)                    Citadel Group

Company dealt in                                    Taylor Nelson Sofres Plc

Class of relevant security to which the dealings    Common Stock

being disclosed relate (Note 2)

Date of dealing                                     16 July 2008





2.      INTERESTS, SHORT POSITIONS AND RIGHTS TO SUBSCRIBE



(a)     Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 3)



                                                                   Long                                  Short



                                                         Number              (%)               Number               (%)



(1) Relevant securities                                                                                               

    

(2) Derivatives (other than options)                   15,527,056           3.737%                                    

    

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell                                                                           

    

Total                                                  15,527,056           3.737%                                    





(b)     Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3)



Class of relevant security:                                        Long                                  Short

                         

                                                         Number              (%)               Number               (%)



(1) Relevant securities                                                                                               

    

(2) Derivatives (other than options)                                                                                  

    

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell                                                                           

    

Total                                                                                                                 





(c)     Rights to subscribe (Note 3)



Class of relevant security:                         Details



                                                    







3.      DEALINGS (Note 4)



(a)     Purchases and sales



Purchase/sale                               Number of securities                     Price per unit (Note 5)



                                                                                     



                                                                                     



        

        



(b)     Derivatives transactions (other than options)

 

Product name,            Long/short (Note 6)          Number of securities (Note 7)           Price per unit (Note 5)

e.g. CFD

CFD                      Long                         1,853                                   2.6975

                                                                                              

CFD                      Long                         780,659                                 2.70266

                                                                                              

        

        



(c)     Options transactions in respect of existing securities



(i)     Writing, selling, purchasing or varying



Product name,            Writing,           Number of securities    Exercise    Type, e.g.       Expiry       Option money

e.g. call option         selling,           to which the option     price       American,        date         paid/received

                         purchasing,        relates (Note 7)                    European etc.                 per unit (Note

                         varying etc.                                                                         5)

                                                                                                              





(ii)    Exercising



Product name, e.g. call option              Number of securities                     Exercise price per unit (Note 5)

                                                                                     

                                                                                     

                                                                                     







(d)     Other dealings (including new securities) (Note 4)





Nature of transaction (Note 8)              Details                                  Price per unit (if applicable) (Note 5)



                                                                                     







4.      OTHER INFORMATION



Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives





Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other person relating to the

voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future

acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced.  If none,

this should be stated.













Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9)                                          NO





Date of disclosure                                                        17 July 2008

Contact name                                                              Matthew Oswald

Telephone number                                                          020 7645 9861

If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected          n/a

If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10)                  n/a





Notes



The Notes on Form 8.3 can be viewed on the Takeover Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk





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