Northern Venture Trust PLC.
15 January 2010
NORTHERN VENTURE TRUST PLC ("The Company")
PURCHASE OF OWN SHARES AND TOTAL VOTING RIGHTS
The Company announces that on 14 January 2010 it purchased for cancellation under an existing authority granted by shareholders 150,000 ordinary shares of 25p each in the market at a price of 67.0p, representing approximately 0.25 per cent of the Company's issued share capital. There remain 59,439,418 ordinary shares in issue.
In conformity with the Transparency Directive, the Company notifies the market that the capital of the Company consists of 59,439,418 ordinary shares with a nominal value of 25p each, with voting rights.
The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in treasury.
Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 59,439,418 (the "Figure").
The Figure may be used by a shareholder or other person as the denominator for the calculations by which he will determine if he is required to notify the voting rights he holds in relation to the Company, or a change to those voting rights, under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
Alastair Conn/Christopher Mellor, NVM Private Equity Limited - 0191 244 6000
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