Northern Venture Trust PLC.

20 DECEMBER 2017



Northern Venture Trust PLC ("the Company") announces that at the annual general meeting held on 19 December 2017 all of the resolutions set out in the notice of meeting were duly passed by shareholders.

The resolutions included those to re-elect as directors Mr Richard Green, Mr Tim Levett and Mr David Mayes.

In accordance with the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure Guidance 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 and approve the annual accounts and financial statements for the year ended 30 September 2017 together with the directors' and independent auditor's reports thereon 14,175,029 506,830 0 64,356
2 To declare and approve a final dividend of 3.0p per share in respect of the year ended 30 September 2017 14,229,094 506,830 4,318 5,973
3 To approve the Directors' remuneration report in respect of the year ended 30 September 2017 13,309,458 506,830 366,292 563,635
4 To re-elect as a director Mr R J Green 13,995,107 509,138 64,833 177,137
5 To re-elect as a director Mr T R Levett 13,745,143 509,138 316,435 175,499
6 To re-elect as a director Mr D A Mayes 13,939,177 509,138 27,511 270,389
7 To appoint KPMG LLP as independent auditor of the Company 13,647,117 525,166 345,749 228,183
8 To authorise the audit committee to fix the remuneration of the independent auditor 14,101,935 516,830 65,540 61,910
9 To authorise the Directors to allot shares pursuant to Section 551 of the Companies Act 2006 14,091,667 509,138 64,939 80,471
10 To disapply Section 561 of the Companies Act 2006 in relation to certain allotments of equity securities and the sale of treasury shares 13,883,168 520,562 229,722 112,763
11 To authorise the Company to make market purchases of shares in accordance with Section 701 of the Companies Act 2006 13,925,513 509,138 298,557 13,007


Christopher Mellor, NVM Private Equity LLP - 0191 244 6000

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Source: Northern Venture Trust PLC via Globenewswire