Announcements

Northern Venture Trust PLC.




TIDMNVT

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS/PERSONS DISCHARGING
MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND CONNECTED PERSONS

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|1. |Name of theissuer |2. |State whether the notification |
| |Â | |relates to (i) a |
| |Â | |transaction notified in accordance|
| |NORTHERN VENTURE TRUST PLC | |withDTR 3.1.2 R |
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| | | |; or |
| | | |Â |
| | | |(ii) a disclosure made in |
| | | |accordance with section 793 of the|
| | | |Companies Act 2006; |
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| | | |Â |
| | | |(i) |
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|3. |Name ofperson discharging |4. |State whether notification relates|
|Â |managerial | |to aperson |
| |responsibilities/director | |connected with aperson discharging|
| |Â | |managerial |
| |NIGEL JONATHAN BEER | |responsibilities/director named in|
| | | |3 |
| | | |and identify theconnected person |
| | | | |
| | | |No |
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|5. |Indicate whether the notification |6. |Description ofshares (including |
| |is in respect | |class), |
| |of a holding of theperson referred | |debentures or derivatives or |
| |to in 3 or | |financial |
| |4 above or in respect of a | |instruments relating toshares |
| |non-beneficial | |Â |
| |interest3 | |ORDINARY SHARES OF 25 PENCE |
| |Â | |Â |
| |AS IN 3 ABOVE | | |
| |Â | | |
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|7. |Name of registered shareholders(s) |8. |State the nature of the |
| |and, if | |transaction |
| |more than one, the number ofshares | |Â |
| |held by | |Â |
| |each of them | |MARKET PURCHASE |
| |Â | | |
| |NIGEL JONATHAN BEER | | |
| |Â | | |
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|9. |Number ofshares, debentures or |10.|Percentage of issuedclass acquired|
| |financial | |(treasury |
| |instruments relating toshares | |sharesof that class should not be |
| |acquired | |taken into |
| |Â | |account when calculating |
| |14,722 | |percentage) |
| |Â | |Â |
| |Â | |0.025% |
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|11.|Number ofshares, debentures or |12.|Percentage of issuedclass disposed|
| |financial | |(treasury |
| |instruments relating toshares | |sharesof that class should not be |
| |disposed | |taken into |
| |Â | |account when calculating |
| |N/A | |percentage) |
| | | |Â |
| | | |N/A |
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|13.|Price pershare or value of |14.|Date and place of transaction |
| |transaction | |Â |
| |67.5 PENCE | |18 December 2009, LONDON |
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|15.|Total holding following |16.|Date issuer informed of |
| |notification and total | |transaction |
| |percentage holding following | |Â |
| |notification | |18 December 2009 |
| |(anytreasury shares should not be | |Â |
| |taken into | | |
| |account when calculating | | |
| |percentage) | | |
| |Â | | |
| |14,722 ORDINARY SHARES OF 25 PENCE,| | |
| |0.025% | | |
| |Â | | |
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If aperson discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by
the issuer
complete the following boxes

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|17.|Date of grant |18.|Period during which or date on which it can|
| | | |be exercised |
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|19.|Total amount paid (if any)|20.|Description ofshares or debentures involved|
| |for grant of the | |(class and number) |
| |option | |Â |
| |Â | | |
| |Â | | |
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|21.|Exercise price (if fixed |22.|Total number ofshares or debentures over |
| |at time of grant) or | |which options held following notification |
| |indication that price is | |Â |
| |to be fixed at the time | | |
| |of exercise | | |
| |Â | | |
| |Â | | |
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|23.|Any additional information|24.|Name of contact and telephone number for |
| | | |queries |
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| | | |C D MELLOR 0191 244 6012 |
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|Name and signature of duly authorised officer ofissuer responsible for making |
|notification |
|CHRISTOPHER DAVID MELLOR |
|COMPANY SECRETARY |
|__________________________________________________________ |
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|Date of notification ____21 DECEMBER 2009________________ |
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