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Panmure Gordon hires Bill Dale as Director of Research

Panmure Gordon is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Dale as Director of Research to lead the expansion of its post-MiFID II research offering. Bill will be responsible for growing Panmure Gordon’s research coverage of UK growth and mid-cap companies by expanding and developing the team across key sectors.

Prior to joining Panmure Gordon, Bill’s research experience included working for UBS and Nomura. His responsibilities at UBS included co-heading the utilities pan-European research team, where he was top ranked in Institutional Investor and Extel surveys, and a Global Coordinator of Utilities research. At Nomura he was Head of European Product Management and Deputy Head of European Equity Research.

Bill’s extensive experience will help him focus Panmure Gordon’s research product on becoming more impactful, offering greater commercial value to corporate and institutional clients. He takes on the role from Barrie Cornes, a highly respected insurance sector analyst, who will now focus on his market-leading research of insurance companies.

Alan MacDonald, Head of Equities at Panmure Gordon, said:

“Bill is a strong addition to our equity research team and will ensure we continue to grow and strengthen our offering, differentiating us following the introduction of MiFID II.”

“I am grateful to Barrie for his work to date as our Head of Research. He has built a substantial following for his insightful research and I am delighted that he will continue to lead the market with his coverage of the insurance industry.”

Panmure Gordon has been growing its capabilities following the appointment of Ian Axe as Chief Executive. Recent hires include Adrian Collins as a Managing Director in its Private Capital Solutions business and John Muncey as Head of Investment Banking.

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