Citadel Investment Group (Europe) Ltd
LSE : TTM

September 17, 2008 10:15 ET

Rule 8.3 - Taylor Nelson Sofres

                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        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 September 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)                      20,261,389        4.86%                                     
                                                                    
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell                                                                           
    
Total                                                     20,261,389        4.86%                         0               0.00%
                                                                                                                               

(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)

Purchase                                                                      4,633                                       2.355
Purchase                                                                     22,518                                       2.375
Purchase                                                                      3,538                                        2.44
Purchase                                                                     25,000                                      2.4825
Purchase                                                                     22,921                                         2.5
Purchase                                                                     18,729                                      2.5075
Purchase                                                                      4,806                                      2.5175
Purchase                                                                      3,869                                       2.525
Purchase                                                                      6,208                                        2.53
Purchase                                                                      1,676                                      2.5425
Purchase                                                                     14,101                                      2.5475
Purchase                                                                     15,562                                       2.555
Purchase                                                                      9,932                                       2.565
Purchase                                                                      2,073                                        2.58
Purchase                                                                      3,520                                      2.5825
Purchase                                                                      7,640                                       2.585
Purchase                                                                      4,271                                        2.59
Purchase                                                                      6,969                                         2.6
Purchase                                                                      5,959                                       2.605
Purchase                                                                      5,219                                      2.6125
Purchase                                                                      6,154                                      2.6175
Purchase                                                                      3,071                                      2.6225
Purchase                                                                      5,783                                       2.625
Purchase                                                                     13,391                                        2.63
Purchase                                                                     15,698                                       2.635
Purchase                                                                      6,307                                      2.6375
Purchase                                                                      5,719                                        2.64
Purchase                                                                     18,271                                      2.6425
Purchase                                                                      2,119                                       2.645
Purchase                                                                      6,851                                      2.6475
Purchase                                                                     11,603                                        2.65
Purchase                                                                     15,487                                      2.6525
Purchase                                                                      6,871                                       2.655
Purchase                                                                      2,822                                      2.6775
Purchase                                                                     13,333                                        2.68
Sale                                                                         28,211                                        2.35
Sale                                                                         37,395                                        2.37
Sale                                                                         11,945                                        2.39
Sale                                                                          2,180                                      2.5125
Sale                                                                          8,344                                       2.515
Sale                                                                         12,367                                      2.5275
Sale                                                                          2,651                                      2.5475
Sale                                                                          7,649                                       2.565
Sale                                                                          2,389                                      2.5675
Sale                                                                         14,398                                      2.5725
Sale                                                                         19,619                                       2.575
Sale                                                                         27,723                                      2.5775
Sale                                                                          7,838                                        2.59
Sale                                                                          2,910                                      2.6175
Sale                                                                         22,298                                       2.625
Sale                                                                         21,222                                      2.6275
Sale                                                                         18,545                                        2.63
Sale                                                                          4,657                                      2.6325
Sale                                                                         13,758                                      2.6375
Sale                                                                          2,544                                        2.64
Sale                                                                         11,769                                       2.645
Sale                                                                          3,941                                      2.6475
Sale                                                                          8,378                                      2.6575
Sale                                                                          5,162                                      2.6625
Sale                                                                          4,164                                       2.665
Sale                                                                          1,982                                        2.67
Sale                                                                          1,977                                      2.6725
Sale                                                                          8,597                                       2.675
Sale                                                                          8,011                                      2.6775
        
        

(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
                                                                                              
        
        

(c)     Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i)     Writing, Saleing, purchasing or varying

Product name,            Writing,           Number of securities    Exercise    Type, e.g.       Expiry       Option money
e.g. call option         Saleing,           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 September 2008
Contact name                                                              Pierre Montpeyroux
Telephone number                                                          020 7645 6721
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


Contact Information

  • Citadel Investment Group (Europe) Ltd