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Tuesday 03 May, 2016

Panmure Gord &Co plc

Appointment of Non-Executive Chairman

RNS Number : 0216X
Panmure Gordon & Co. plc
03 May 2016

For Immediate Release               

3 May 2016




Panmure Gordon & Co. plc

("Panmure Gordon" or the "Company")


Appointment of Non-Executive Chairman


Panmure Gordon (AIM: PMR), the independent institutional stockbroker and investment bank, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Adcock as non-Executive Chairman with effect from 19 May.   Andrew will succeed Ed Warner who, as previously announced on 17 February 2016, is stepping down at the conclusion of the AGM to be held on 18 May 2016.


Andrew John Adcock, aged 62, has over 30 years' experience in the City of London. A seasoned corporate broker, Andrew was instrumental in the establishment of BZW as a major corporate broking franchise prior to the business being sold to CSFB (now Credit Suisse).  He is Chairman of Majedie Investments plc, JP Morgan European Investment Trust plc and Victory Park Specialty Lending Investments plc, all of which are investment companies.  Andrew is an independent non-Executive Director of Foxtons Group plc, where he chairs the remuneration committee, and a non-Executive Director of F&C Global Smaller Companies plc and Kleinwort Benson Bank Limited. He is Chair of The Samuel Courtauld Trust and also a Director of the Courtauld Institute of Art. He was previously Managing Partner of Brompton Asset Management and, until 2009, served as Vice Chairman of Citigroup Corporate Finance.  Prior to this Andrew was a partner at Lazard LLC.   Andrew holds an M.A. in Law and History of Art from the University of Cambridge.


Andrew Adcock commented: "It will be a privilege to chair Panmure Gordon. Ed Warner has served as an excellent Chairman and guided the Company with a steady hand through some turbulent times. We wish him all the very best in the future."


Patric Johnson, said: "Andrew's considerable experience in both broking and investment banking is invaluable.  His appointment has my full support as well as that of the Board and I very much look forward to working with him."


Further information concerning Mr Adcock


Mr Adcock's directorships (current and within the previous 5 years) are as follows:



Courtauld Institute of Art

F&C Global Smaller Companies plc

Foxtons Group Plc

JP Morgan European Investment Trust plc

Kleinwort Benson Bank Limited

Majedie Investments plc

Majedie Portfolio Management Limited

The Samuel Courtauld Trust

VPC Specialty Lending Investments plc



Brompton Asset Management Group LLP - LLP member

Brompton Assets Limited

Brompton Asset Management Holdings Limited

Brompton Investment Limited

Brompton Investment Funds Limited

Brompton Investment Management Limited

Brompton Property Investment Management Limited

Brompton Real Estate Investment Management Limited

Kleinwort Benson Group Limited



Mr Adcock is not currently beneficially interest in the issued share capital of the Company.


There is no further information required relating to Andrew Adcock to be disclosed under paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules.






Panmure Gordon

Patric Johnson, Chief Executive Officer                                                                                             020 7886 2500

Philip Tansey, Chief Finance Officer                                                                                                   020 7886 2500


Buchanan (financial PR)                                                                                                                            020 7466 5000

Mark Edwards/Helen Chan/Stephanie Watson

[email protected]


Grant Thornton Corporate Finance (Nominated Adviser)

Philip Secrett/Salmaan Khawaja/Jen Clarke                                                                                    020 7383 5100


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