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Datum International Ltd
LSE : DATP

April 06, 2011 11:58 ET

Holding in Company

For filings with the FSA include the annex                     
For filings with issuer exclude the annex                      

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi
                                                                                                                           
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer                                  DATUM INTERNATIONAL 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):    Placing of new shares.                                                                     
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the                                        HARGREAVE HALE LIMITED
notification obligation: iii
4. Full name of shareholder(s)                                                   DISCRETIONARY CLIENTS
 (if different from 3.):iv
5. Date of the transaction and date on                                               31 MARCH 2011
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                                                    04 APRIL 2011
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                                                    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     Indirect     Direct xi   Indirect xii   Direct     Indirect
GB00B0CM0C50         0              0                         3,777,778                3,777,778                 5.4176%
                     
                                                                                                                 

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
3,777,778                                                     5.4176%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi
1,666,673 of these shares are held for unit trusts operated by Marlborough Fund Managers Ltd for which Hargreave Hale Ltd
manages the investments on a discretionary basis. The remaining balance is held on behalf of other discretionary clients.


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:

                                                              Shares acquired as part of placing and which takes
13. Additional information:                                   discretionary holding over the 5% threshold.
14. Contact name:                                             David Clueit
15. Contact telephone number:                                 01253 754739


Contact Information

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