Announcements

Northern Venture Trust PLC.

15 DECEMBER 2011

NORTHERN VENTURE TRUST PLC

RESULT OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Northern Venture Trust PLC ("the Company") announces that at the annual general meeting held on 14 December 2011 all of the resolutions set out in the notice of meeting were duly passed by shareholders.

The resolutions included the re-election as directors of Mr Michael Denny, Mr John Hustler and Mr Ross Peters.

Details of proxy voting on the resolutions put to shareholders at the annual general meeting are as follows:

Number Resolution For Discretionary Against Vote withheld
1 To receive the financial statements for the year ended 30 September 2011 and the Directors' and independent auditors' reports thereon 7,041,191 177,004 0 8,333 7,226,528
2 To declare a final dividend of 3.0p per share in respect of the year ended 30 September 2011 7,033,924 177,004 0 15,600 7,226,528
3 To approve the Directors' remuneration report in respect of the year ended 30 September 2011 6,444,167 223,295 359,497 199,569 7,226,528
4 To re-elect as a director Mr E M P Denny 6,776,326 198,004 169,126 83,072 7,226,528
5 To re-elect as a director Mr J R Hustler 6,887,142 198,004 92,205 49,177 7,226,528
6 To re-elect as a director Mr R S Peters 6,854,744 230,293 70,543 70,948 7,226,528
7 To re-appoint KPMG Audit Plc as independent auditors of the Company 6,820,748 240,101 84,349 81,330 7,226,528
8 To authorise the Directors to fix the independent auditors' remuneration 6,975,420 200,374 29,132 21,602 7,226,528
9 To authorise the Directors to allot shares pursuant to Section 551 of the Companies Act 2006 6,936,466 177,004 49,749 63,309 7,226,528
10 To disapply Section 561 of the Companies Act 2006 in relation to certain allotments of equity securities and the sale of treasury shares 6,814,256 168,834 104,371 139,067 7,226,528
11 To authorise the Company to make market purchases shares in accordance with Section 701 of the Companies Act 2006 6,898,530 177,004 147,994 3,000 7,226,528

Enquiries:

Christopher Mellor, NVM Private Equity Limited - 0191 244 6000
Website:  www.nvm.co.uk

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