Announcements

Northern Venture Trust PLC.




TIDMNVT

3 April 2009

NORTHERN VENTURE TRUST PLC ("The Company")

ISSUE OF ORDINARY SHARES, RESULT OF SHARE OFFER AND TOTAL VOTING
RIGHTS

The Company announces that on 3 April 2009 it allotted to 46
subscribers 430,887 ordinary shares of 25p each under the offer to
Qualifying Shareholders (as defined in the Circular dated 27 February
2009) ("the Offer"). The new ordinary shares were issued at a price
of 73p per share.

Application will be made at the earliest practicable opportunity for
these 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.

The Company also announces that as at the closing of the Offer on
Friday 3 April 2009, applications had been received under the Offer
for 737,591 ordinary shares with a total subscription price of
GBP538,441. The Offer is now closed.

In conformity with the Transparency Directive, the Company notifies
the market that the capital of the Company consists of 39,929,862
ordinary shares with a nominal value of 25p each and 20,612,249 C
shares with a nominal value of 75p each. All the shares have voting
rights. The Company does not hold any ordinary shares or C shares in
treasury. Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the
Company is 60,542,111 (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 and Transparency Rules.

Enquiries:

Alastair Conn/Christopher Mellor, NVM Private Equity Limited - 0191
244 6000

Website: www.nvm.co.uk

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