Announcements

Northern Investors Company PLC.


RNS Number:7493V
Northern Investors Co PLC
15 December 2005


NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS/PERSONS DISCHARGING
MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND CONNECTED PERSONS


This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required
by DR 3.1.4R(1).


(1) An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction relating
to the shares or debentures of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 16, 23 and
24.


(2) An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating
the shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8,13, 14, 16, 23 and
24.


(3) An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a
director/person discharging managerial responsibilities should complete boxes 1
to 3 and 17 to 24.


(4) An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial instrument
relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a debenture) should complete
boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.


Please complete all relevant boxes should in block capital letters.
1. Name of the issuer 2. State whether the notification relates to (i) a

transaction notified in accordance with DR

3.1.4R(1)(a)

NORTHERN INVESTORS COMPANY PLC
; or


(ii) DR 3.1.4(R)(1)(b) a disclosure made in
accordance with section 324 (as extended by
section 328) of the Companies Act 1985; or

(iii) both (i) and (ii)

Both (i) and (ii)


3. Name of person discharging managerial 4. State whether
notification relates to a person

responsibilities/director connected with a person discharging

managerial responsibilities/director named in 3

JOHN CORBITT BARNSLEY and identify the connected person

N/A


5. Indicate whether the notification is in 6. Description of shares
(including class),
respect
debentures or derivatives or financial
of a holding of the person referred to in 3 or
instruments relating to shares
4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial

interest3
ORDINARY SHARES OF 25 PENCE


AS IN 2 ABOVE


7. Name of registered shareholders(s) and, if 8. State the nature of
the transaction

more than one, the number of shares held by

each of them

MARKET PURCHASE

Speirs & Jeffrey Client Nominees LIMITED


9. Number of shares, debentures or financial 10. Percentage of issued
class acquired (treasury

instruments relating to shares acquired shares of that class should not be taken into

account when calculating percentage)

5,000
0.03%


11. Number of shares, debentures or financial 12. Percentage of issued
class disposed (treasury

instruments relating to shares disposed shares of that class should not be taken into

account when calculating percentage)

N/A N/A


13. Price per share or value of transaction 14. Date and place of
transaction


202 PENCE 14 DECEMBER 2005, LONDON


15. Total holding following notification and total 16. Date issuer informed
of transaction

percentage holding following notification

(any treasury shares should not be taken into 14 DECEMBER 2005

account when calculating percentage)

23,000 ORDINARY SHARES OF 25 PENCE, 0.12%


If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by
the issuer complete the following boxes


17. Date of grant 18. Period during which or date on which it can
be exercised


19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the 20. Description of shares or
debentures involved

option (class and number)


21. Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) 22. Total number of shares
or debentures over
or
which options held following notification
indication that price is to be fixed at the
time

of exercise


23. Any additional information 24. Name of contact and telephone number for

queries


C D MELLOR 0191 244 6012


Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making
notification

CHRISTOPHER DAVID MELLOR

COMPANY SECRETARY

__________________________________________________________


Date of notification ____15 December 2005_______________________________________


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