Northern Venture Tst – Issue of Equity

21st March 2006

RNS Number:1584A
Northern Venture Trust PLC
21 March 2006

Northern Venture Trust PLC (‘The Company’)

Issue of C Shares

The Company announces that on 21 March 2006 it issued and allotted to 255
subscribers 3,662,885 C Shares of 75p each under the 2005/06 Offer for
Subscription. The new C Shares were issued at a price of 100p per share.
The issued share capital of the Company is now 38,973,040 Ordinary Shares
and 11,440,188 C Shares.

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.


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