Northern Inv. Co PLC – Holding(s) in Company

27th September 2006


RNS Number:6348J
Northern Investors Co PLC
28 September 2006

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1. Name of listed company

Northern Investors Company PLC

2. Name of shareholder having a major interest

North Yorkshire Pension Fund

3. Please state whether notification indicates that it is regarding the holding
of the shareholder named in 2 above; in respect of a nonbeneficial interest; or
in the case of an individual holder if it is a holding of that person’s spouse
or children under the age of 18

As in 2 above

4. Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number of
shares held by each of them

Greenwood Nominees Limited

5. Number of shares / amount of stock acquired

6 Percentage of issued class (any treasury shares held by the listed company
should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

7. Number of shares / amount of stock disposed

1,182,000

8 Percentage of issued class (any treasury shares held by the listed company
should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

5.99%

9. Class of security

Ordinary shares of 25p

10. Date of transaction

20 September 2006

11. Date listed company informed

27 September 2006

12. Total holding following this notification

Nil

13. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification (any
treasury shares held by the listed company should not be taken into account when
calculating percentage)

Nil%

14. Any additional information

15. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

Christopher Mellor (0191 244 6012)

16. Name and signature of duly authorised officer of the listed company
responsible for making this notification

Christopher Mellor (Company Secretary)

Date of notification

28 September 2006

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