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


Ellsworthy Limited (“Bidco”)

a company owned and controlled by QInvest LLC (“QInvest”) and by a wholly-owned subsidiary of a
fund managed by Atlas Merchant Capital LLC (“Atlas”)
intended to be effected by means of a Court-sanctioned scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the
Companies Act 2006

Rule 2.7 Announcement

For further documentation on the transaction, please refer to the Important Documents section of the Company Information page.

Panmure Gordon020 7886 2500
Patric Johnson, Chief Executive Officer
Buchanan (Financial PR)020 7466 5000
Bobby Morse/Stephanie Watson
Grant Thornton Corporate Finance (Nominated Adviser)020 7383 5100
Philip Secrett/Salmaan Khawaja/Harrison Clarke