Announcements

Northern 3 VCT PLC.




TIDMNTN

9 December 2009

NORTHERN 3 VCT PLC ("The Company")

PURCHASE OF OWN SHARES AND TOTAL VOTING RIGHTS

The Company announces that on 8 December 2009 it purchased for
cancellation under an existing authority granted by shareholders
60,000 ordinary shares of 5p each in the market at a price of 76.9p,
representing approximately 0.21 per cent of the Company's issued
ordinary share capital. There remain 28,880,287 ordinary shares in
issue.

In conformity with the Transparency Directive, the Company notifies
the market that the capital of the Company consists of 28,880,287
ordinary shares with a nominal value of 5p, with voting rights.

The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in treasury.

Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is
28,880,287 (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.

Enquiries:

Alastair Conn/Christopher Mellor, NVM Private Equity Limited - 0191
244 6000
Website: www.nvm.co.uk

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December 09, 2009 08:46 ET (13:46 GMT)