Alan MacDonald

Head of Equities

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Alan MacDonald

Alan has nearly 30 years of experience in equities markets. He served as Head of Global Research at UBS, having previously been No.1 ranked Oil & Gas analyst at its legacy firm, SG Warburg. More recently, Alan served as Head of International Equity Research at Nomura, leading its Content cash equities business in EMEA, at a time when the firm largely unbundled research and execution.


Nick Hiley

Nick joined Panmure Gordon in 2014 from Canaccord, where he was head of European equities in New York. He has been covering US institutions for 25 years, and has held a series of senior positions at UBS Warburg, Commerzbank, Citi and UniCredit. After training with Slaughter & May, Nick joined SG Warburg & Co in 1990, before moving to Commerzbank in ’98 as head of brokerage New York, and to UniCredit in ’09 as head of equities New York.

Nick took his JD at Columbia Law School, has a Masters in Finance & Investment from Cass Business School and is a FINRA principal.

Giles Leather

Giles joined the Equities sales team at Panmure Gordon in January 2006. He has been involved in and led a large number of secondary and primary deals. He has an excellent range of client contacts.

Previously he was at Charles Stanley for 8 years, working in their small cap team and before that as an analyst.

Giles has a MA (Hons) degree from Edinburgh University and his CISI exams.

Phil Hopkins

Phil joined the Closed End Funds research team at ING Barings after graduating with an MA in International Economics and BA Hons in Economics in 1994.

Phil joined the Bear Stearns Country Funds team in 1999, leaving in April 2001 to join Teather & Greenwood as senior salesman.