Announcements

Northern Venture Trust PLC.


RNS Number:0730K
Northern Venture Trust PLC
17 December 2007

NORTHERN VENTURE TRUST PLC


17 DECEMBER 2007


NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS/PERSONS DISCHARGING

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND CONNECTED PERSONS


This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required
by DR 3.1.4R(1).


(1) An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction relating to the
shares or debentures of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 16, 23 and 24.


(2) An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating the
shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8,13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.


(3) An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a director/
person discharging managerial responsibilities should complete boxes 1 to 3 and
17 to 24.


(4) An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial instrument
relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a debenture) should complete
boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.


Please complete all relevant boxes should in block capital letters.
1. Name of the issuer 2. State whether the notification relates to (i)
a

transaction notified in accordance with DR

3.1.4R(1)(a)
NORTHERN VENTURE TRUST PLC


; or


(ii) DR 3.1.4(R)(1)(b) a disclosure made in

accordance with section 324 (as extended by

section 328) of the Companies Act 1985; or


(iii) both (i) and (ii)


Both (i) and (ii)


3. Name of person discharging managerial 4. State whether
notification relates to a person

responsibilities/director connected with a person discharging

managerial responsibilities/director named in
3
Ross Stevenson PETERS
and identify the connected person

N/A


5. Indicate whether the notification is in 6. Description of shares
(including class),
respect
debentures or derivatives or financial
of a holding of the person referred to in 3
or instruments relating to shares

4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial

interest3 ORDINARY SHARES OF 25 PENCE


AS IN 2 ABOVE


7. Name of registered shareholders(s) and, if 8. State the nature of the
transaction

more than one, the number of shares held by

each of them

MARKET PURCHASE

Pershing Keen Nominees Limited


9. Number of shares, debentures or financial 10. Percentage of issued
class acquired
(treasury
instruments relating to shares acquired
shares of that class should not be taken
into

15,000 account when calculating percentage)


0.04%
11. Number of shares, debentures or financial 12. Percentage of issued
class disposed
(treasury
instruments relating to shares disposed
shares of that class should not be taken
into

N/A account when calculating percentage)


N/A
13. Price per share or value of transaction 14. Date and place of
transaction


70 PENCE 14 DECEMBER 2007, LONDON


15. Total holding following notification and 16. Date issuer informed of
transaction
total

percentage holding following notification
14 DECEMBER 2007
(any treasury shares should not be taken
into

account when calculating percentage)


35,000 ORDINARY SHARES OF 25 PENCE, 0.09%


If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by
the issuer complete the following boxes


17. Date of grant 18. Period during which or date on which it can

be exercised


19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the 20. Description of shares or
debentures involved

option (class and number)


21. Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) 22. Total number of shares
or debentures over
or
which options held following notification
indication that price is to be fixed at the
time

of exercise


23. Any additional information 24. Name of contact and telephone number for

queries


C D MELLOR 0191 244 6012


Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making
notification

CHRISTOPHER DAVID MELLOR

COMPANY SECRETARY

__________________________________________________________


Date of notification ____17 December 2007________________


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