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Friday 09 December, 2005

SThree plc

Over-allotment shares

SThree plc
09 December 2005


THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO THE
UNITED STATES, CANADA, AUSTRALIA OR JAPAN

9 December 2005
                                   STHREE plc
                             Over-allotment shares

Further to the announcement dated 11 November 2005 in relation to the offering
of ordinary shares of 1 p each in SThree plc ('SThree'), SThree is pleased to
announce that UBS has:

-          sold 2,242,905 over-allotment shares on behalf of Simon Arber; and

-          sold 2,242,904 over-allotment shares on behalf of Bill Bottriell

The total number of over-allotment shares comprised in the over-allotment
arrangements was therefore 4,485,809 taking the total number of ordinary shares
subject to the offering to 44,204,541

UBS (the stabilisation manager) announces that the stabilisation period has now
ended. UBS confirms that the following transactions were effected during the
stabilisation period:

  Trade Date           Highest Price Paid              Lowest Price Paid

  14 November                   200                            200
  15 November                   200                            200
  16 November                   200                            198
  17 November                   198                            198
  23 November                   196                            196

Stabilisation Period -

Commencement:            11 November 2005

End (last transaction):   7 December 2005

                                    - ENDS -

This document has been issued by SThree and is the sole responsibility of
SThree.

UBS Limited ('UBS') is acting exclusively for SThree in relation to the Global
Offer and no one else and will not be responsible to anyone other than SThree
for providing the protections afforded to clients of UBS Limited nor for
providing any advice in relation to the Global Offer, the contents of this
announcement or any other matter referred to herein.

Investec Bank (UK) Limited and Oriel Securities Limited, each of which is
authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Services
Authority, are advising SThree in relation to the Global Offer and no one else
and will not be responsible to anyone other than SThree for providing the
protections afforded to the customers of Investec Bank (UK) Limited and Oriel
Securities Limited nor for providing any advice in relation to the Global Offer
or any other matter referred to herein

The information contained herein does not constitute an offer to sell or the
solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there by any sale of the securities
referred to herein in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale
would be unlawful prior to registration, exemption of registration or
qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
The price and value of the securities referred to herein may go up as well as
down. Persons needing advice should consult a professional adviser.
These materials are not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the
United States, Australia, Canada or Japan. This document does not constitute an
offer of securities for sale in the United States, nor may the securities be
offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from
registration as provided in the US Securities Act of 1933, and the rules and
regulations thereunder. No securities are being registered for offer or sale in
the United States and no public offering of the securities in the United States
will be made.


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