DJ – Northern 3 VCT plc Issue of Equity

30th March 2010


31 March 2010

NORTHERN 3 VCT PLC ("the Company")

Issue of ORDINARY Shares

The Company announces that on 31 March 2010 it allotted to 151 subscribers
2,143,564 ordinary shares of 5p each under the 2009/10 Offer for Subscription.
The new ordinary shares were issued at a price of 95p 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.

In conformity with the Transparency Directive, the Company notifies the market
that the capital of the Company consists of 35,920,800 ordinary shares with a
nominal value of 5p each. All the shares have voting rights.

The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in treasury.

Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 35,920,800 ("the

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.


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