Glazer Capital LLC
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March 26, 2010 04:30 ET

Rule 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                           25 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                   1,924,656 (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                                      1,924,656 (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              50,000                                 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/received
 option      varying      option relates            European          per unit
             etc.         (Note 7)                  etc.              (Note 5)
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  NA                                                                                      
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  (ii) Exercising

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 Product name,              Number of securities                Exercise price     
 e.g. call                                                      per unit (Note
 option                                                         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                                                                               
                                                                                    
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  Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9)                NO

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   Date of disclosure                         03/26/10                               
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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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Contact Information

  • Glazer Capital LLC