Glazer Capital LLC
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March 29, 2010 10:30 ET

Form 8.3 - Skillsoft plc

                                                                          FORM 8.3
  
                                 IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL
  
      DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER
                               RULES, 2007 (AS AMENDED)
  
              DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES
                               REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE
  
  1.  KEY INFORMATION

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   Name of person dealing (Note 1)           Glazer Capital, LLC
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   Company dealt in                          Skillsoft plc
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   Class of relevant security to             ADS
   which the dealings being disclosed
   relate (Note 2)
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   Date of dealing                           26 March 2010
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  2.   INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS
  
   (a)   Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of
         relevant security dealt in (Note 3)

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                                                    Long                 Short
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                                             Number       (%)      Number       (%)
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   (1) Relevant securities                   1,924,756 (2.03%)    
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   (2) Derivatives (other than options)                           
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   (3) Options and agreements to                                  
       purchase/sell
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   Total                                     1,924,756 (2.03%)   
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   (b)   Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company,
         other than the class dealt in (Note 3)

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   Class of relevant security:                      Long                 Short
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                                             Number       (%)      Number       (%)
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   (1) Relevant securities
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   (2) Derivatives (other than options)
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   (3) Options and agreements to
      purchase/sell
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   Total                                     NA
   
  
  
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  3.  DEALINGS (Note 4)                                                            
 
   (a) Purchases and sales

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   Purchase/sale              Number of relevant securities       Price per unit
                                                                  (Note 5)
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   Purchases                  100                                 10.45                 

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   (b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

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   Product name,    Nature of               Number of relevant     Price per
   e.g. CFD         transaction (Note 6)    securities (Note 7)    unit (Note 5)
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   NA                                                                                  
                                                                                    
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   (c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities
 
   (i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

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   Product     Writing,     Number of       Exercise  Type,      Expiry   Option      
   name, e.g.  selling,     securities to   price     e.g.       date     money
   call        purchasing,  which the                 American,           paid/
   option      varying      option relates            European            received
               etc.         (Note 7)                  etc.                per unit
                                                                          (Note 5)
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   Put option  Buying       51,000          10        American   04/10    0.10        
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   (ii)Exercising

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

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   (d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 4)

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   Nature of transaction      Details                           Price per unit     
   (Note 8)                                                     (if applicable)
                                                                (Note 5)
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  4.  OTHER INFORMATION                                                            
  
  Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives
  
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   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.
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   NA                                                                               
                                                                                    
  
  
   Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9)                NO
   
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   Date of disclosure                         03/29/10                               
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   Contact name                               David Barlow                           
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   Telephone number                           212-808-7308                           
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   If a connected EFM, name of                                                       
   offeree/offeror with which connected
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   If a connected EFM, state                                                         
   nature of connection (Note 10)
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