Northern Venture Trust PLC.

18 JULY 2013



Northern Venture Trust PLC ("the Company") announces that at the general meeting held on 18 July 2013 all of the resolutions set out in the notice of meeting were duly passed by shareholders.

In accordance with the Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules, a copy of the resolutions proposed and passed (including the resolution which amended the Company's articles of association and a copy of the amended articles of association) have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at and is also available on the NVM Private Equity website at:

Resolutions 1 to 3 were duly passed on a show of hands and details of proxy voting on the resolutions put to shareholders at the general meeting are as follows:

Number Resolution For Discretionary Against Vote withheld
1 To authorise the Directors to allot shares pursuant to Section 551 of the Companies Act 2006 in connection with the Offer 11,421,591 217,974 320,103 7,245
2 To disapply Section 561 of the Companies Act 2006 in relation to certain allotments of equity securities pursuant to the Offer 11,305,809 217,974 420,422 22,708
3 To amend the articles of association 11,351,321 217,974 367,723 29,895

Resolution 4 was duly passed on a poll vote and the result is as follows:

NoResolutionForAgainstVoted total% of issued share capitalVote
4 To authorise amendments to the management and investment advisory agreement dated 6 November 1997 between the Company and the Manager 9,147,992 2,545,906 11,693,898 15.41% 273,015


Christopher Mellor, NVM Private Equity Limited - 0191 244 6000

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