Northern Investors Company PLC.

7 December 2011



Northern Investors Company PLC (the "Company") announces that at the general meeting held on 7 December 2011 the special resolution set out in the notice of meeting was duly passed by shareholders.

In accordance with the Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules, a copy of the resolution proposed and passed has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at and is also available on the NVM Private Equity website at

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

ResolutionForDiscretionaryAgainstVote withheld
THAT the Company be and is generally and unconditionally authorised to make market purchases of ordinary shares of 25 pence each, provided that:
  1. the maximum aggregate number of ordinary shares that may be purchased is 4,267,000; 

  2. the price which may be paid for an ordinary share shall be 300 pence, exclusive of all expenses, which shall be both the maximum and the minimum price for the purpose of Section 701 of the Companies Act 2006; and 

  3. the authority conferred by this resolution shall expire at the conclusion of the Company's next annual general meeting or on 31 March 2012, whichever is the earlier. 



Christopher Mellor, NVM Private Equity Limited - 0191 244 6000

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