LONDON, 9th September 2008 – Institutional stockbroker and investment bank Panmure Gordon & Co (PMR.L), is pleased to announce it is acting as joint financial adviser, Nominated Adviser and broker on the recommended cash offer by Trumpf for SPI Lasers (SPIL.L), valuing SPI at approximately £27.8 million.

Head of investment banking at Panmure Gordon, Richard Gray, said: “Southampton-based SPI Lasers has been a long-term client of Panmure Gordon and we are pleased to have been joint adviser on its sale to Trumpf, a highly respected German firm specialising in optical fibre-based lasers.”

Nathaniel Webb, Global Communications Manager, Panmure Gordon
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Founded in 1876, Panmure Gordon & Co (PMR.L) is a leading independent mid-cap investment bank. The Panmure Gordon Group employs approximately 280 professionals across the US, the UK and Nyon, Switzerland, offering a blend of transatlantic financial services including research, sales and trading, wealth management and asset management.