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Thursday 27 December, 2007

Goldman Sach Ast Mnt

Rule 8.3- (Reuters Group)

Goldman Sachs Asset Management Intl
24 December 2007



                                                                        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)               (GS) GOLDMAN SACHS ASSET MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL

Company dealt in                               REUTERS GROUP PLC

Class of relevant security to which the        Ordinary Shares
dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)

Date of dealing                                21 December 2007




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                     13446486 (1.06%)                     0 (0%)

(2) Derivatives (other than options)

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell

Total                                       13446486 (1.06%)                     0 (0%)





(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

Security       Product Type     Purchase/sale                   Number of securities           Price per unit (Note 5)
Identifier

GB0002369139   ORD / CMN        Purchase                        17232                          6.2895 GBP




(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, selling, purchasing or varying

Product name,        Writing, selling, Number of securities Exercise   Type, e.g.     Expiry     Option money
                     purchasing,       to which the option             American,
e.g. call option     varying etc.      relates (Note 7)     price      European etc.  date       paid/received per
                                                                                                 unit (Note 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.


None




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


Date of disclosure                                                24 December 2007

Contact name                                                      Peter Highton


Telephone number                                                  +44-207-774-1935

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

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



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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