Northern Venture Trust PLC is a venture capital trust specializing in direct and fund of funds investments. Within direct, the fund seeks to invest in middle market, later stage, mature, and buyouts. Within fund of funds, it makes private equity fund investments. The fund typically invests between £2 million ($3.1 million) and £10 million ($15.59 million) in companies with enterprise values between £10 million ($15.59 million) and £30 million ($46.77 million). It focuses on long-term equity and loan investments in a portfolio of quoted and unquoted shares and securities.
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 4SN
Founded in 1995
Northern Venture Trust PLC Reports Audited Earnings Results for the Year Ended September 30, 2015
Nov 12 15
Northern Venture Trust PLC reported audited earnings results for the year ended September 30, 2015. Income was £3.1 million against £3.3 million last year. Return on ordinary activities before tax was £6.8 million against £6.6 million last year. This strong overall result meant that the company’s investment adviser, NVM Private Equity, earned a performance-related management fee of £319,000 against £206,000 last year, equivalent to 0.3 pence per share against 0.2 pence per share last year. Return on ordinary activities after tax was £6.8 million or 7.2 pence per share against £6.6 million or 7.1 pence per share last year. Net asset value per share was 83.0 pence against 87.8 pence at September 30, 2014. Net cash inflow from operating activities was £0.7 million against £0.07 million last year.
Northern Venture Trust PLC, Annual General Meeting, Dec 17, 2015
Nov 12 15
Northern Venture Trust PLC, Annual General Meeting, Dec 17, 2015.
Northern Venture Trust plc Declares Interim and Special Dividend for the Year Ending September 30, 2015, Payable July 17, 2015; Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2015
May 20 15
The directors of Northern Venture Trust PLC have declared an unchanged interim dividend of 3.0 pence per share in respect of the year ending September 30, 2015. In view of the successful investment realizations achieved during the period, the directors are also to declare a special dividend of 6.0 pence per share, which will be paid as a second interim dividend for the current year. Both dividends, totaling 9.0 pence per share, will be paid on July 17, 2015 to shareholders on the register on June 19, 2015.
The company reported unaudited earnings results for the six months ended March 31, 2015. For the period, the company reported income of GBP 1,753,000 compared to GBP 1,717,000 a year ago. Return on ordinary activities before tax was GBP 3,648,000 compared to GBP 4,950,000 a year ago. Return on ordinary activities after tax was GBP 3,583,000 or 3.8 pence per share compared to GBP 4,950,000 or 5.3 pence per share a year ago. Net asset value per share as at March 31, 2014 was GBP 89.1 pence compared to GBO 96.0 pence a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was GBP 479,000 compared to net cash outflow from operating activities of GBP 528,000 a year ago.