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December 16, 2009 07:00 ET

Notification of Major Interest in Shares

               

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi
                                                                                                                           
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer                                  Allocate Software  PLC
of existing shares to which voting rights are
attached: ii
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                                                           
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares          
already issued to which voting rights are attached
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments            
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                                                                      
Other (please specify):                                                                                               
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the                              BlackRock UK Emerging Companies Hedge Fund
notification obligation: iii
4. Full name of shareholder(s)                                                            N/A
 (if different from 3.):iv
5. Date of the transaction and date on                                            14th December 2009
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                                                 15th December 2009
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                                         Holding has gone above 5%
reached: vi, vii

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix
Class/type of          Situation previous            Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares                 to the triggering
                       transaction
if possible using
the ISIN CODE
                       Number         Number         Number         Number of voting            % of  voting rights x
                       of             of             of shares      rights
                       Shares         Voting
                                      Rights
                                                     Direct         Direct xi    Indirect xii   Direct         Indirect
                       N/A            N/A            N/A            N/A          3,600,000      N/A            6.02%
GB0004368766


B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial             Expiration     Exercise/                  Number of voting              % of voting
instrument                    date xiii      Conversion Period xiv      rights that may be            rights
                                                                        acquired if the
                                                                        instrument is
                                                                        exercised/ converted.
                                                                                                      

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial       Exercise      Expiration    Exercise/       Number of voting rights         % of voting rights xix,
instrument              price         date xvii     Conversion      instrument refers to            xx
                                                    period xviii                                    
                                                                                                    Nominal       Delta
                                                                    
                                                                                                                  

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                                       Percentage of voting rights
3,600,000                                                     6.02%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi



Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:                                                                                              
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease                                                                        
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold                                                                          
voting rights:

                                                              
13. Additional information:                                   
                                                              BlackRock Compliance Disclosures Team
14. Contact name:                                             Stuart Watchorn
15. Contact telephone number:                                 
                                                              020 7743 5741; stuart.watchorn@blackrock.com

Note: Annex should only be submitted to the FSA not the issuer
Annex: Notification of major interests in sharesxxii
                                                                                                                           
A: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification obligation
Full name                                                     BlackRock Inc
(including legal form of legal entities)

Contact address                                               33 King William Street, London EC4R 9AS
(registered office for legal entities)

Phone number & email                                          
                                                              020 7743 5741; stuart.watchorn@blackrock.com
Other useful information                                      Stuart Watchorn
(at least legal representative for legal persons)

                                                                                                                           
B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable
Full name                                                                                                                  

Contact address                                                                                                            

Phone number & email                                                                                                       

Other useful information                                                                                                   
(e.g. functional relationship with the person or legal
entity subject to the notification obligation)
                                                                                                                           
C: Additional information

For notes on how to complete form TR-1 please see the FSA website.

Contact Information

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