Citadel Investment Group (Europe) Ltd
LSE : TTM

October 09, 2008 10:15 ET

Rule 8.3 - Taylor Nelson Sofres Plc

                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        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                                     8 October 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)                      20,344,639        4.76%                                     
                                                                    
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell                                                                           
    
Total                                                     20,344,639        4.76%                                     
                                                                    

(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                                                                      3,469                                      2.4075
Purchase                                                                     62,070                                         2.4
Purchase                                                                      2,178                                       2.415
Purchase                                                                     15,200                                      2.4025
Purchase                                                                     19,336                                       2.435
Purchase                                                                      7,944                                        2.42
Purchase                                                                     12,105                                      2.4325
Purchase                                                                     13,710                                      2.4375
Purchase                                                                      7,848                                        2.43
Purchase                                                                      6,240                                        2.39
Purchase                                                                     17,743                                       2.405
Purchase                                                                      3,273                                       2.395
Purchase                                                                     17,243                                        2.38
                                                                                                                               
Sale                                                                        -26,006                                        2.37
Sale                                                                        -74,229                                       2.415
Sale                                                                        -18,481                                      2.3975
Sale                                                                        -10,617                                      2.4175
Sale                                                                         -8,741                                       2.385
Sale                                                                         -3,897                                        2.42
Sale                                                                        -10,792                                      2.4275
Sale                                                                         -2,018                                      2.4325
Sale                                                                         -2,528                                        2.36
Sale                                                                         -8,624                                      2.3925
Sale                                                                         -2,878                                        2.43
Sale                                                                        -16,837                                      2.4225
Sale                                                                        -26,315                                        2.41
Sale                                                                         -3,708                                       2.355
Sale                                                                         -3,707                                      2.3625
        
        

(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                                                        9 October 2008
Contact name                                                              Mary Murphy
Telephone number                                                          020 7645 9765
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