Appointment of Non-Executive Director: 1 October 2007

Panmure Gordon & Co. plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Bax to the Board as a non-executive Director with immediate effect.

Panmure Gordon & Co. plc (“Panmure Gordon”)

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Panmure Gordon & Co. plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Bax to the Board as a non-executive Director with immediate effect.

Simon Tristan Bax, aged 48, has extensive financial and operating experience primarily in the media and entertainment industry. Having qualified as an accountant with Stoy Hayward, he relocated from London to New York and quickly moved into the media arena, acting as Chief Financial Officer for WCRS North America, Chiat/Day Advertising and Fox Filmed Entertainment. He most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of Pixar Animation Studios, which he joined in May 2004, until completion of the sale of the company to Disney in 2006.

Simon is currently Vice-Chairman of Docufide Inc, a Director of MobiTV Inc and ROO Group Inc and Principal of BDT Acquisitions LLC. He is also a Director of The Caius Foundation, The ODC Dance Company and The Orphan Support League, as well as being a Trustee of The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. He was previously Chairman of SmartJog SA.

Charles Stonehill, Chairman, said: “I am delighted to welcome Simon as a non-executive Director of Panmure Gordon. At the time we announced the acquisition of ThinkEquity we stated an intention to recruit US based non-executives to support the enlarged business. Simon has worked with rapidly growing businesses in the United States for many years and I am delighted that we have managed to attract a non-executive of his calibre and experience.”

Save as set out above, there is no further information to be disclosed under the AIM Rules.

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Enquiries:

Panmure Gordon:
Charles Stonehill / Tim Linacre / David Liddell 020 7459 3600

Bell Pottinger Corporate & Financial
David Rydell / Nick Lambert / Chris Hamilton 020 7861 3232

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