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August 22, 2011 09:09 ET

Rule 8.3 - Autonomy Corporation Plc

                                                                                          FORM 8.3
                                                 
                     PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY
              A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE
                                                 
                                                 
                            Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")
                                                 
1.      KEY INFORMATION

(a)Identity of the person whose positions/dealings are being    Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP
   disclosed:
(b)Owner or controller of interests and short positions         
   disclosed, if different from 1(a):
   The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is
   insufficient
(c)Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant        Autonomy Corporation Plc
   securities this form relates:
   Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree
(d)If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/         N/A
   offeree, state this and specify identity of offeror/
   offeree:
(e)Date position held/dealing undertaken:                       19 August 2011
(f)Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are they today    No
   disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party
   to this offer?

2.      POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(a)     Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to
        which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)

Class of relevant security:                                  0.33p Ordinary

                                                  Interests                  Short positions

                                              Number             %            Number           %
(1)Relevant securities owned and/or                                                                
   controlled:
(2)Derivatives (other than options):         4,175,000        1.715%                             
(3)Options and agreements to                                                                       
   purchase/sell:

   TOTAL:                                    4,175,000        1.715%   
                                                          
  
Class of relevant security:                       3.25% convertible bonds due March 2015

                                                  Interests                  Short positions

                                               Number            %            Number           %
(1)Relevant securities owned and/or                 0            0%                             
   controlled
(2)Derivatives (other than options):                                                              
(3)Options and agreements to                                                                      
   purchase/sell:
   
   TOTAL:                                           0            0%                             

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details  of  any open derivative or option positions, or agreements to purchase or  sell  relevant
securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).

(b)     Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors' and other executive options)

Class of relevant security in relation to       
which subscription right exists:

If  there  are  positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one  class  of  relevant
securities  of  the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate)  for
each additional class of relevant security.

3.      DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(a)     Purchases and sales

 Class of relevant security     Purchase/sale       Number of securities         Price per unit
                                       
  3.25% Convertible Bonds           Bought                3,000,000                   148
  3.25% Convertible Bonds           Bought                3,000,000                 146.375
  3.25% Convertible Bonds           Bought                5,000,000                  146.10
  3.25% Convertible Bonds            Sold                 1,000,000                  146.30
  3.25% Convertible Bonds            Sold                10,000,000                   147

 (b)    Derivatives transactions (other than options)

  Class of         Product               Nature of dealing               Number of      Price per
  relevant       description     e.g. opening/closing a long/short       reference         unit
  security        e.g. CFD        position, increasing/reducing a        securities
                                        long/short position
  0.33p ORD          CfD              Opening a long position             200,000        2524.93
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           150,000        2520.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           175,000        2520.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           175,000        2514.73
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           175,000        2510.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           175,000        2509.91
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           100,000        2505.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position            75,000        2505.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           175,000        2500.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           100,000        2500.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position            75,000        2499.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           175,000        2498.90
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           175,000        2494.52
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position            75,000        2492.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           100,000        2491.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           175,000        2490.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position            75,000        2490.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position            75,000        2490.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           100,000        2489.99
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           150,000        2488.62
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           100,000        2487.34
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           100,000        2481.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position            75,000        2479.96
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position            75,000        2475.89
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           100,000        2475.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position            75,000        2470.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           100,000        2470.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           100,000        2469.91
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position            75,000        2467.39
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position            75,000        2452.38
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position            75,000        2452.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           100,000        2452.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           100,000        2452.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           175,000        2452.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Increasing a long position           175,000        2452.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD              Opening a short position            178,840        2550.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD            Increasing a short position           145,400        2500,00
  0.33p ORD          CfD            Increasing a short position           230,214        2490.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD            Increasing a short position             450          2472.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Reducing a short position             48,465        2490.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Reducing a short position            484,650        2479.00
  0.33p ORD          CfD             Reducing a short position             21,789        2478.00

(c)     Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i)     Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

 Class of     Product       Writing,      Number of    Exercise       Type       Expiry    Option
 relevant    descriptio    purchasing,   securities    price per      e.g.        date     money
 security      n e.g.       selling,      to which       unit      American,               paid/
                call      varying etc.     option                   European              received
               option                      relates                    etc.                per unit
                                                                                          

(ii)    Exercising

  Class of relevant        Product description     Number of securities       Exercise price per
       security             e.g. call option                                         unit
                                                                            
                                                                            

(d)     Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

 Class of relevant           Nature of dealing                Details          Price per unit (if
      security         e.g. subscription, conversion                               applicable)
                                                                               

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

Where  there  have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the  offeror  or
offeree named in 1(c), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class
of relevant security dealt in.

4.      OTHER INFORMATION

(a)     Indemnity and other dealing arrangements

Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or understanding, formal or
informal, relating to relevant securities which may be an inducement to deal or refrain from
dealing entered into by the person making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person
acting in concert with a party to the offer:
If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"
None

(b)     Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the person
making the disclosure and any other person relating to:
(i) the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option; or
(ii)the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any
    derivative is referenced:
If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"
None

(c)     Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?                                     No


Date of disclosure:                               22 August 2011

Contact name:                                     Moana Moore
                                                  
Telephone number:                                 0203 100 1049
                                                  

Public  disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service  and
must  also  be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk.  The Panel's  Market
Surveillance  Unit  is  available for consultation in relation to the  Code's  dealing  disclosure
requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

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