1876

Gordon & Co established by Harry Panmure Gordon at 1 Hatton Court, Threadneedle Street. The firm was renamed Panmure Gordon & Co the following year.

1885

The firm undertakes placement for Chinese Imperial Government gold loan. Panmure Gordon becomes renowned for trading for foreign governments.

1890

Harry earns the moniker "Boss Brewery Broker" for his expertise in carrying out new issues for more than 20 English and American breweries in up until the end of the 1890s.

1914

Panmure Gordon & Co brokers on 12 different Chinese Government and railway issues worth over £40m.

1914-18

World War 1. By this time, Panmure Gordon had become broker to host of foreign governments as diverse as the Royal Siamese government, the State of Bahia and the Servian (Serbian) government.

1923

Firm moves to 1 St Michael Alley, Cornhill, London.

1937

Work continues apace acting as broker for foreign governments, recording an issue for the Kingdom of Iraq.

1939-45

Firm moves to 1 St Michael Alley, Cornhill, London.

1950s

Post-war reinvigoration of the firm. New partners arrive and Panmure Gordon conducts the first post-war conversion issue for the Japanese Government. Funds raised help to rebuild Japanese cities.

1961

Firms merges with Windsor & Mabey and moves to 21 Austin Friars, London.

1950-70

A time of great take-over activity. Companies are merging faster than ever before. Panmure Gordons success rate is high, including the 'Battle for British Aluminium Tubes' (1959); we act for Tube Investments.

1976

Panmure Gordon celebrates its centenary with a banquet for partners and staff at Grosvenor House.

1987

Panmure Gordon is acquired by National Bank of North Carolina (subsequently NationsBank).

1996

The firm is acquired by German bank, WestLB.

2004

WestLB sells Panmure Gordon to Lazard.

2005

Panmure Gordon & Co becomes independent and lists on AIM through reverse takeover of Durlacher Corporation.

2007

Panmure Gordon & Co acquires US growth investment bank, ThinkEquity Partners.

2009

Panmure Gordon welcomes QInvest, the leading investment bank in Qatar, as a strategic investor.

2012

ThinkEquity sold to its management. Panmure Gordon moves London office to new headquarters at One New Change.

2015

Panmure Gordon acquires the research-led equity capital markets business Charles Stanley Securities.

2016

Panmure Gordon makes a significant strategic investment in PrimeXtend, to expand into global execution and prime services.

2017

Panmure Gordon is acquired by Ellsworthy Limited, an entity owned and controlled by QInvest LLC and by a wholly owned subsidiary of a fund managed by Atlas Merchant Capital LLC.

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