Announcements

Northern Venture Trust PLC.




TIDMNVT

10 MAY 2010

NORTHERN VENTURE TRUST PLC ("the Company")

PURCHASE OF OWN SHARES AND TOTAL VOTING RIGHTS

The Company announces that on 10 May 2010 it purchased for cancellation under an
existing authority granted by shareholders 200,000 ordinary shares of 25p each
in the market at a price of 67.0p, representing approximately 0.34 per cent of
the Company's issued share capital. There remain 59,139,418 ordinary shares in
issue.

In conformity with the Transparency Directive, the Company notifies the market
that the capital of the Company consists of 59,139,418 ordinary shares with a
nominal value of 25p each, with voting rights.

The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in treasury.

Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 59,139,418 (the
"Figure").

The Figure may be used by a shareholder or other person as the denominator for
the calculations by which he will determine if he is required to notify the
voting rights he holds in relation to the Company, or a change to those voting
rights, under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

Enquiries:

Alastair Conn/Christopher Mellor, NVM Private Equity Limited - 0191 244 6000
Website: www.nvm.co.uk <http://www.nvm.co.uk/>


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