Northern Venture Trust PLC.

18 DECEMBER 2015



Northern Venture Trust PLC ("the Company") announces that at the annual general meeting held on 17 December 2015 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 Nigel Beer, Mr Simon Constantine, Mr Hugh Younger and Mr Tim Levett.

In accordance with the Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules, a copy of the resolutions proposed and passed has 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:

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 annual accounts and financial statements for the year ended 30 September 2015 and the directors' and independent auditor's reports thereon 9,355,774 410,168 28,465 8,333
2 To declare a final dividend of 3.0p per share in respect of the year ended 30 September 2015 9,352,707 450,033 0 0
3 To approve the Directors' remuneration report in respect of the year ended 30 September 2015 8,883,513 433,526 341,066 144,635
4 To re-elect as a director Mr N J Beer 9,191,278 457,138 80,354 73,970
5 To re-elect as a director Mr S J Constantine 9,233,548 457,138 44,686 67,368
6 To re-elect as a director Mr H P Younger 9,238,779 457,138 35,817 37,817
7 To re-elect as a director Mr T R Levett 9,141,210 464,299 138,374 58,857
8 To appoint KPMG LLP as independent auditor of the Company 8,809,421 484,592 324,393 184,334
9 To authorise the audit committee to fix the remuneration of the independent auditor 9,054,599 491,185 205,838 51,118
10 To authorise the Directors to allot shares pursuant to Section 551 of the Companies Act 2006 9,207,766 464,125 32,969 97,880
11 To disapply Section 561 of the Companies Act 2006 in relation to certain allotments of equity securities and the sale of treasury shares 9,009,309 464,125 187,884 141,422
12 To authorise the Company to make market purchases of shares in accordance with Section 701 of the Companies Act 2006 9,240,337 490,691 59,212 12,500


Christopher Mellor, NVM Private Equity LLP - 0191 244 6000

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Source: Northern Venture Trust PLC via Globenewswire