8 APRIL 2021
NORTHERN VENTURE TRUST PLC
INVESTEE COMPANY – INTENTION TO FLOAT
The board of Northern Venture Trust PLC (the “Company”) notes the announcement made today that musicMagpie PLC, the holding company of Entertainment Magpie Group Limited and one of the Company’s investee companies, is to seek to have its shares admitted to trading on AIM, RNS Number: 8246U.
Assuming the placing and admission takes place, it is expected that the value of the Company’s investment in musicMagpie PLC will increase by comparison with its current carrying value as reflected in the Company’s unaudited net asset value as at 31 December 2020, which was announced on 25 February 2021. The Board intends to make a further announcement that will quantify the impact, after pricing has been finalised and the admission has taken place.
Simon John/James Bryce, NVM Private Equity LLP – 0191 244 6000
Martin Glanfield, Chief Financial Officer Mercia Asset Management PLC – 0330 223 1430
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