SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Information Statement Pursuant to Rules 13d-1 and 13d-2
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. 3)*
ALLOT COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.
|(Name of Issuer)|
Ordinary Shares, par value NIS 0.10
|(Title of Class of Securities)|
December 31, 2008
|(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)|
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
¨ Rule 13d-1(b)
x Rule 13d-1(c)
¨ Rule 13d-1(d)
|*||The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting persons initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter disclosures provided in a prior cover page.|
The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be filed for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Act) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).
CUSIP No. M0854Q105
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON
Brookside Capital Partners Fund, L.P.
EIN No.: 04-3313066
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
SEC USE ONLY
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
United States of America
5. SOLE VOTING POWER
6. SHARED VOTING POWER
7. SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
8. SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES ¨
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*
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|Item 1(a).||Name of Issuer|
The name of the issuer to which this filing on Schedule 13G/A relates is Allot Communications, Ltd. (the Company).
|Item 1(b).||Address of Issuers Principal Executive Offices|
The principal executive offices of the Company are located at 22 Hanagar Street, Neve Neeman Industrial Zone B, Hod Hasharon 45240, Israel.
|Item 2(a).||Name of Person Filing|
This Statement is being filed on behalf of Brookside Capital Partners Fund, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (the Brookside Fund). Brookside Capital Investors, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (Brookside Investors) is the sole general partner of the Brookside Fund. Brookside Capital Management, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (Brookside Management), is the sole general partner of Brookside Investors. Mr. Domenic J. Ferrante is the sole managing member of Brookside Management.
|Item 2(b).||Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence|
The principal business address of each of the Brookside Fund, Brookside Investors, Brookside Management and Mr. Ferrante is 111 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02199.
Each of the Brookside Fund, Brookside Investors and Brookside Management is organized under the laws of the State of Delaware. Mr. Ferrante is a citizen of the United States.
|Item 2(d).||Title of Class of Securities|
The class of equity securities of the Company to which this filing on Schedule 13G/A relates is Ordinary Shares, par value NIS 0.10 (Ordinary Shares).
|Item 2(e).||CUSIP Number|
The CUSIP number of the Companys Ordinary Shares is M0854Q105.
|Item 3.||If this statement is filed pursuant to §§ 240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a: Not applicable.|
|(a)||¨ Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o).|
|(b)||¨ Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 73c).|
|(c)||¨ Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).|
|(d)||¨ Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).|
|(e)||¨ An investment adviser in accordance with §13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E).|
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|(f)||¨ An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).|
|(g)||¨ A parent holding company or control person in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).|
|(h)||¨ A savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).|
|(i)||¨ A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment|
|Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3).|
|(j)||¨ Group, in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).|
|x If this statement is filed pursuant to §240.13d-1(c), check this box.|
|Item 4(a).||Amount beneficially owned|
As of the close of business on December 31, 2008, the Brookside Fund owned 3,426,638 Ordinary Shares. The Brookside Fund acts by and through its general partner, Brookside Investors. Brookside Investors acts by and through its general partner, Brookside Management. Mr. Domenic J. Ferrante is the managing member of Brookside Management and thus is the controlling person of Brookside Management. No person other than the respective owner referred to herein of the Ordinary Shares is known to have the right to receive or the power to direct the receipt of dividends from or the proceeds from the sale of such Ordinary Shares.
|Item 4(b).||Percent of Class|
As of the close of business on December 31, 2008, the Brookside Fund owned 15.57% of the Ordinary Shares of the Company. The aggregate percentage of Ordinary Shares reported owned by the Brookside Fund is based upon 22,008,249 Ordinary Shares outstanding, which is the total number of Ordinary Shares outstanding as of December 31, 2007, based on representations made in the Companys Form 20F filed June 27, 2008 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
|Item 4(c).||Number of shares as to which such person has:|
|sole power to vote or to direct the vote:||3,426,638 Ordinary Shares|
|shared power to vote or to direct the vote:||0 Ordinary Shares|
sole power to dispose or to direct the
|3,426,638 Ordinary Shares|
shared power to dispose or to direct the
|0 Ordinary Shares|
|Item 5.||Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class|
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|Item 6.||Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person|
|Item 7.||Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary which Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company:|
|Item 8.||Identification and Classification of Members of the Group|
|Item 9.||Notice of Dissolution of Group|
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By signing below, the undersigned certifies that, to the best of its knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.
Dated: February 17, 2009
|BROOKSIDE CAPITAL PARTNERS FUND, L.P.|
|By:||/s/ Domenic J. Ferrante|
Name: Domenic J. Ferrante
Title: Managing Director
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