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Northern Investors Company PLC.




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NORTHERN INVESTORS COMPANY PLC ("the Company")

RESULT OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The Company announces that at the annual general meeting held on 23 June 2010
all of the resolutions set out in the notice of meeting were duly passed by
shareholders.

The resolutions included those to re-elect as directors Mr Michael Denny, Mr
Frank Neale and Mr Mark Nicholls.

The resolutions included the following special resolution amending the Company's
constitution:

That:

a the articles of association of the company be amended by deleting
all the provisions contained in the company's memorandum of association
(including those relating to the objects of the company and the share capital of
the company) which by virtue of Section 28 of the Companies Act 2006 are treated
as provisions of the company's articles of association; and

b the articles of association, in the form produced to the meeting
and signed by the chairman of the meeting for the purposes of identification, be
adopted as the articles of association of the company in substitution for and to
the exclusion of the existing articles of association.


In accordance with the Listing Rules, copies of the resolution proposed and
passed which amended the company's constitution has been submitted to the UK
Listing Authority and will shortly be available for inspection at the UK Listing
Authority's Document Viewing Facility which is situated at The Financial
Services Authority
25 The North Colonnade
Canary Wharf
London
E14 5HS

Details of proxy voting on the resolutions put to shareholders at the annual
general meeting are as follows:

+--+-------------------------------------+----------+--------+-------+---------+
|No|Resolution | For|Discret-|Against| Vote|
| | | | ionary| | withheld|
+--+-------------------------------------+----------+--------+-------+---------+
|1 |To receive the | 8,914,874| Nil| Nil|4,583,531|
| |financial | | | | |
| |statements for | | | | |
| |the year ended | | | | |
| |31 March 2010 | | | | |
+--+-------------------------------------+----------+--------+-------+---------+
|2 |To declare a |13,490,307| Nil| Nil| 8,098|
| |final dividend of | | | | |
| |5.5p per share in | | | | |
| |respect of the | | | | |
| |year ended | | | | |
| |31 March 2010 | | | | |
+--+-------------------------------------+----------+--------+-------+---------+
|3 |To approve the |13,469,120| NIl| 24,399| 4,886|
| |directors' | | | | |
| |remuneration | | | | |
| |report in respect | | | | |
| |of the year ended | | | | |
| |31 March 2010 | | | | |
+--+-------------------------------------+----------+--------+-------+---------+
|4 |To re-elect |13,458,670| Nil| 26,701| 13,034|
| |Mr E M P Denny | | | | |
| |as a director | | | | |
+--+-------------------------------------+----------+--------+-------+---------+
|5 |To re-elect |12,295,412| Nil| 8,609|1,194,384|
| |Mr F L G Neale | | | | |
| |as a director | | | | |
+--+-------------------------------------+----------+--------+-------+---------+
|6 |To re-elect Mr M P Nicholls as a |13,480,403| Nil| 10,916| 7,086|
| |director | | | | |
+--+-------------------------------------+----------+--------+-------+---------+
|7 |To reappoint |13,477,370| Nil| 14,229| 6,806|
| |KPMG Audit Plc | | | | |
| |as independent | | | | |
| |auditors | | | | |
+--+-------------------------------------+----------+--------+-------+---------+
|8 |To authorise the |13,488,130| Nil| Nil| 10,275|
| |directors to fix | | | | |
| |the remuneration | | | | |
| |of the | | | | |
| |independent | | | | |
| |auditors | | | | |
+--+-------------------------------------+----------+--------+-------+---------+
|9 |To authorise the |13,483,594| Nil| 5,692| 9,119|
| |directors to | | | | |
| |allot shares | | | | |
| |pursuant to | | | | |
| |Section 551 of the | | | | |
| |Companies Act | | | | |
| |2006 | | | | |
+--+-------------------------------------+----------+--------+-------+---------+
|10|To disapply |13,472,900| 1,200| 9,888| 14,417|
| |Section 561 of the | | | | |
| |Companies Act | | | | |
| |2006 in relation | | | | |
| |to certain | | | | |
| |allotments of | | | | |
| |equity securities | | | | |
+--+-------------------------------------+----------+--------+-------+---------+
|11|To authorise the |13,469,114| Nil| 17,972| 11,319|
| |Company to make | | | | |
| |market purchases | | | | |
| |of ordinary | | | | |
| |shares in | | | | |
| |accordance with | | | | |
| |Section 701 of | | | | |
| |the Companies Act | | | | |
| |2006 | | | | |
+--+-------------------------------------+----------+--------+-------+---------+
|12|To adopt new articles of |13,472,075| 1,200| 1,978| 23,152|
| |association | | | | |
+--+-------------------------------------+----------+--------+-------+---------+

Enquiries:

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



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June 23, 2010 09:38 ET (13:38 GMT)