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For best results when printing this announcement, please click on the link below: http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/8knews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20130218:nHUGcWVT NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS/PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND CONNECTED PERSONS 1. Name of the issuer 2. State whether the notification relates to (i) a NORTHERN INVESTORS COMPANY PLC transaction notified in accordance with DTR 3.1.2 R ; or (ii) a disclosure made in accordance with section 793 of the Companies Act 2006; (i) 3. Name of person discharging managerial 4. State whether notification relates to a person responsibilities/director connected with a person discharging JOHN CORBITT BARNSLEY managerial responsibilities/director named in 3 and identify the connected person No 5. Indicate whether the notification is in respect 6. Description of shares (including class), of a holding of the person referred to in 3 or debentures or derivatives or financial 4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial instruments relating to shares interest ORDINARY SHARES OF 25 PENCE BENEFICIAL INTEREST OF THE PERSON NAMED IN 3 ABOVE 7. Name of registered shareholders(s) and, if 8. State the nature of the transaction more than one, the number of shares held by MARKET PURCHASE each of them SPEIRS & JEFFREY CLIENT NOMINEES LIMITED 9. Number of shares, debentures or financial 10. Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury instruments relating to shares acquired shares of that class should not be taken into N/A account when calculating percentage) N/A 11. Number of shares, debentures or financial 12. Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury instruments relating to shares disposed shares of that class should not be taken into 30,000 account when calculating percentage) 0.247% 13. Price per share or value of transaction 14. Date and place of transaction 280 PENCE 15 FEBRUARY 2013, LONDON 15. Total holding following notification and total 16. Date issuer informed of transaction percentage holding following notification 15 FEBRUARY 2013 (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage) 67,159 ORDINARY SHARES OF 25 PENCE, 0.554% If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by the issuer complete the following boxes 17. Date of grant 18. Period during which or date on which it can be exercised 19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the 20. Description of shares or debentures involved option (class and number) 21. Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or 22. Total number of shares or debentures over indication that price is to be fixed at the time which options held following notification of exercise 23. Any additional information 24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries C D MELLOR 0191 244 6012 Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making notification CHRISTOPHER DAVID MELLOR COMPANY SECRETARY __________________________________________________________ Date of notification ____18 FEBRUARY 2013 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Northern Investors Co PLC via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1678970