The Company has been advised by QInvest LLC that, following the resignation from the Panmure Gordon Board of its representative, Shahzad Shahbaz, it is appointing a replacement non-independent, non-executive director to the Board, Michael Katounas, with immediate effect.

Michail (known as Michael) Katounas, aged 38, is the Head of Investment Banking at QInvest. Prior to joining QInvest in April this year, Michael spent several years with Credit Suisse, latterly as Director, Investment Banking in Dubai. He previously worked in ABN Amro’s London corporate finance business following roles at Shell Oil and Procter & Gamble. He is also a Director of Prosales SA. He has a Masters Degree from London School of Economics and is a CFA Charter Holder.

Save as set out above, there is no further information to be disclosed under Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules.

Panmure Gordon Chairman, Ed Warner, commented: “It is a pleasure to welcome Michael to our Board. His extensive experience in global investment banking will add significant value and perspective to our business.”

Michael Katounas commented: “I am delighted to be joining my board colleagues to further strengthen Panmure Gordon and assist in developing rewarding opportunities for our respective firms and the clients we serve.”