Announcements

Northern Investors Company PLC.

9 DECEMBER 2014

NORTHERN INVESTORS COMPANY PLC

PORTFOLIO UPDATE

On 3 December 2013 Northern Investors Company PLC ("Northern Investors") announced the sale of its investment in Alaric Systems Limited, which provides payment processing and fraud prevention software, to a subsidiary of NCR Corporation.

The announcement stated that Northern Investors could become entitled to receive further sale proceeds of up to £0.91 million over the period to December 2017, to be recognised in the financial statements as and when received.

Northern Investors is now pleased to announce the receipt of an initial tranche of additional sale proceeds amounting to £0.45 million, equivalent to approximately 5.2 pence per Northern Investors ordinary share, which was not recognised in the unaudited half-yearly financial statements for the six months ended 30 September 2014 which were published on 11 November 2014.  The company may become entitled to receive the residual further proceeds of up to £0.46 million over the period to December 2017 but this contingent asset has not yet been recognised in the financial statements.

For further information, please contact:

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

Oriel Securities
Neil Winward/Mark Bloomfield                 020 7710 7600

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Source: Northern Investors Co PLC via Globenewswire

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