Announcements

Northern Investors Company PLC.

10 JULY 2018

NORTHERN INVESTORS COMPANY PLC

UNAUDITED NET ASSET VALUE AS AT 30 JUNE 2018

Northern Investors Company PLC (“the Company”) is a private equity investment trust managed by NVM Private Equity LLP.  The Company was launched in 1984 and has been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1990.  In July 2011 shareholders approved a change in investment strategy whereby the Company ceased making new investments and began an orderly realisation of its portfolio with a view to returning capital to shareholders.  The Company has subsequently returned a total of £90.7 million to shareholders by way of tender offers, redemptions of B shares and dividend distributions.

The unaudited net asset value per ordinary share as at 30 June 2018 was 230.1 pence (31 March 2018 (audited) 232.1 pence).

For the purposes of calculating the net asset value per share, unquoted investments are carried at fair value as at 30 June 2018 as determined by the directors.

Net assets at 30 June 2018 comprised the following:

  % of 
 £  000    net assets 
Unquoted investments at fair value as determined  
 by the directors 5,701  99.2  
Net current assets/(liabilities):  
 Cash and near-cash balances 1,885  32.8  
 Provision for performance-related management fee  (1,784)(31.0)
 Other debtors less creditors (57)(1.0)
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Net assets 5,745  100.0  
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The number of ordinary shares in issue at 30 June 2018 was 2,496,767 (31 March 2018 2,496,767).

Enquiries:

Northern Investors Company PLC
Nigel Guy/James Bryce                                                 0191 244 6000

Stifel Nicolaus Europe
Neil Winward/Mark Bloomfield/Gaudi le Roux                  020 7710 7600

Website:  www.nvm.co.uk

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