DJ Northern 3 VCT plc Transaction in Own Shares

19th January 2011


19 JANUARY 2011

NORTHERN 3 VCT PLC ("the Company")


The Company announces that on 19 January 2011 it purchased for cancellation
under an existing authority granted by shareholders 200,000 ordinary shares of
5p each in the market at a price of 75.5p, representing approximately 0.52 per
cent of the Company's issued ordinary share capital. There remain 38,590,760
ordinary shares in issue.

In conformity with the Transparency Directive, the Company notifies the market
that the capital of the Company consists of 38,590,760 ordinary shares with a
nominal value of 5p, with voting rights.

The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in treasury.

Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 38,590,760 (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 Rules and Transparency Rules.


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

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January 19, 2011 11:27 ET (16:27 GMT)