6 FEBRUARY 2017
NORTHERN 3 VCT PLC
UNAUDITED NET ASSET VALUE AS AT 31 DECEMBER 2016
Northern 3 VCT PLC ("the Company") is a Venture Capital Trust ("VCT") launched in 2001 and managed by NVM Private Equity LLP. The Company's objective is to provide high long-term tax-free returns to investors through a combination of dividend yield and capital growth, by investing in a portfolio of investments mainly comprising unquoted venture capital holdings. In order to maintain approval by HM Revenue & Customs as a VCT, the Company is required to comply on a continuing basis with the provisions of Section 274 of the Income Tax Act 2007.
The unaudited net asset value per ordinary share as at 31 December 2016 was 107.2 pence (30 September 2016 107.1 pence). The net asset value is stated before deducting the interim dividend of 2.0 pence per share in respect of the year ending 31 March 2017, which was paid to eligible shareholders on 27 January 2017.
For the purposes of calculating the net asset value per share, quoted investments are carried at bid price as at 31 December 2016 and unquoted investments are carried at fair value as at 31 December 2016 as determined by the directors.
During the three months ended 31 December 2016 there were no significant investment acquisitions or disposals.
The number of ordinary shares in issue at 31 December 2016 was 65,880,055. During the three months ended 31 December 2016 no new shares were issued by the Company and no shares were re-purchased for cancellation.
Alastair Conn/Christopher Mellor, NVM Private Equity LLP - 0191 244 6000
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