Appointment of Non-Executive Director: 30 August 2007

Panmure Gordon & Co. plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Cann to the Board as a non-executive Director with effect from 1 September 2007.

30 August 2007

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

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Panmure Gordon & Co. plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Cann to the Board as a non-executive Director with effect from 1 September 2007.

John William Anthony Cann, aged 60, has spent his career as a solicitor with Linklaters, serving as worldwide Senior Partner from 2001 to 2006. He worked principally in the firm’s corporate department, working on a broad range of M&A transactions, privatisations and several financings, specialising particularly in public and private M&A and joint ventures. He also spent 7 years working in New York on banking and finance transactions in the US, Canada and Latin America. He has acted as the Principal Legal Advisor to several FTSE 100 companies, as well advising a number of major financial institutions.

Anthony is currently a non-executive Director of Smiths News plc, Chairman of Trustees of Changing Faces, a Trustee of Adventure Capital Fund and a Governor of Haberdashers’ Aske’s Hatcham College Trust.

Charles Stonehill, Chairman, said: “I am delighted to welcome Anthony as a non-executive Director of Panmure Gordon following a most distinguished career in the City at Linklaters. Anthony’s experience and counsel will be of immense value to the Board as well as to our colleagues throughout the firm.”

In addition to the above, Anthony Cann has held the following directorships or partnerships within the last five years:

B. H. London Co.
Hackwood Nominees Limited
Linklaters (now Hacklink)
Linklaters Business Services
Linklaters CIS
Linklaters & Paines
Linklaters (Europe) Holdings
Linklaters Blue Flag Limited
Linklaters Advokatbyra Holding Aktiebolag
Linklaters (Thailand) Limited

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

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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