Announcements

Northern Investors Company PLC.


RNS Number:0570W
Northern Investors Co PLC
21 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 MARTIN GRAHAM HAMILTON-SHARP 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

TD WATERHOUSE 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)

10,000

0.05%


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


200 PENCE 21 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 21 DECEMBER 2005
account when calculating percentage)


10,000 ORDINARY SHARES OF 25 PENCE, 0.05%


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 ____21 December 2005_______________________________________


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