Announcements

Northern Investors Company PLC.

For filings with the FSA include the annex
For filings with issuer exclude the annex
TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are
attached:
ii
NORTHERN INVESTORS COMPANY PLC
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
Other (please specify): Change of Holding as Result of Tender Offer X
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation:
iii
JOSEPH ROWNTREE CHARITABLE TRUST
4. Full name of shareholder(s)  (if different from 3.):iv Rock (Nominees) Ltd
25 Luke Street
London
EC2A 4AR
Account Designation: 1802363
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached:
v
4 March 2014
6. Date on which issuer notified: 6 March 2014
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
vi, vii
10%
      


8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to sharesviii, ix
Class/type of
shares

if possible using
the ISIN CODE
Situation previous
to the triggering
transaction
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number
of
Shares
Number
of
Voting
Rights
Number
of shares
Number of voting
rights
% of  voting rights x
DirectDirect xiIndirect xiiDirectIndirect
GB00B08S4K30 1324667 1324667 854137 854137 9.786%
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Expiration
date
xiii
Exercise/
Conversion Period
xiv
Number of voting
rights that may be
acquired if the
instrument is
exercised/ converted.
% of voting
rights
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Exercise priceExpiration date xviiExercise/
Conversion period
xviii
Number of voting rights instrument refers to% of voting rights xix, xx
NominalDelta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rightsPercentage of voting rights
854137 9.786%
                  


9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
xxi
n/a
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder: n/a
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:
n/a
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:
n/a

13. Additional information:
14. Contact name: Jackie Turpin
15. Contact telephone number: 01904 627810
   



This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Northern Investors Co PLC via Globenewswire

HUG#1766960