DJ Northern 3 VCT plc Interim Management Statement

17th January 2011


17 JANUARY 2011



Northern 3 VCT PLC presents its interim management statement for the three
months ended 31 December 2010. This constitutes the company's second interim
management statement for the financial year ending 31 March 2011, as required by
the UK Listing Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rule 4.3. This statement
has been prepared solely to provide additional information in order to meet the
requirements of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules and should not be relied
on by shareholders, or any other party, for any other purpose.

The unaudited net asset value per ordinary share as at 31 December 2010 was
90.8p (30 September 2010 89.3p). The net asset value is stated before deducting
the interim dividend of 2.0p per share in respect of the year ending 31 March
2011, which was declared on 9 November 2010 and was paid to eligible
shareholders on 14 January 2011.

The number of ordinary shares in issue at 31 December 2010 was 38,790,760.
During the three months ended 31 December 2010 no new shares were issued and no
shares were re-purchased by the company for cancellation.

For the purposes of calculating the net asset value per share, quoted
investments are carried at bid price as at 31 December 2010 and unquoted
investments are carried at fair value as at 31 December 2010 as determined by
the directors.

During the three months ended 31 December 2010 the following significant
investment transactions took place:

New investments:

Name of company Business activity invested

Cawood Scientific Analytical laboratory testing services for 825
land-based industries

IS Pharma (AIM quoted)* Speciality pharmaceuticals and medical devices 149

*Additional investment in existing portfolio company



The directors are not aware of any other events or transactions which have taken
place between 30 September 2010 and the date of publication of this statement
and which have had a material effect on the financial position of the company.

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


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