Northern Investors Company PLC.

13 December 2012



Further to the announcement made on 13 December 2012 in respect of the purchase for cancellation of 3,000,000 ordinary shares pursuant to the tender offer by Oriel Securities, Northern Investors Company PLC (the "Company") notifies the market, in conformity with the Transparency Directive, that the capital of the Company consists of 12,128,440 ordinary shares with a nominal value of 25p, with voting rights.

The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in treasury.

Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 12,128,440 (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 Rules and Transparency Rules.


Nigel Guy/Christopher Mellor, Northern Investors Company PLC - 0191 244 6000

Joe Winkley/ Maha Saeed, Oriel Securities Limited - 0207 710 7600

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