Announcements

Northern Venture Trust PLC.

21 DECEMBER 2012

NORTHERN VENTURE TRUST PLC

ISSUE OF EQUITY AND TOTAL VOTING RIGHTS

Northern Venture Trust PLC ("the Company") announces that on 21 December 2012 it allotted 302,338 ordinary shares of 25p each to shareholders who agreed to subscribe for shares under the terms of the Company's Dividend Investment Scheme.  The subscription price was 85.9p per share.  Following the above allotment, there are 71,502,210 ordinary shares in issue.

Application will be made at the earliest practicable opportunity for these shares, which will rank pari passu with existing ordinary shares, to be admitted to the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and to trading on the London Stock Exchange's market for listed securities.

In conformity with the Transparency Directive, the Company notifies the market that the capital of the Company consists of 71,502,210 ordinary shares with a nominal value of 25p each.  All the shares have voting rights.

The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in treasury.

Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 71,502,210 (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 Rules and Transparency Rules.

Enquiries:

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

Neither the contents of the NVM Private Equity Limited website nor the contents of any website accessible from hyperlinks on the NVM Private Equity Limited website (or any other website) is incorporated into, or forms part of, this announcement.




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