Announcements

Northern Venture Trust PLC.




TIDMNVT

17 MARCH 2010

NORTHERN VENTURE TRUST PLC ("The Company")

PURCHASE OF OWN SHARES AND TOTAL VOTING RIGHTS

The Company announces that on 13 January 2010 it purchased for cancellation
under an authority granted by shareholders at the annual general meeting held on
13 January 2010 all of its 42,219,238 deferred shares of 25p each for an
aggregate consideration of 43p.

In conformity with the Transparency Directive, the Company notifies the market
that the capital of the Company consists of 59,339,418 ordinary shares with a
nominal value of 25p each, with voting rights.

The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in treasury.

Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 59,339,418 (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 <http://www.nvm.co.uk/>


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