LONDON, 23 April 2012 – Panmure Gordon & Co, a leading independent institutional stockbroker and investment bank, is pleased to announce its appointment as broker and financial adviser to Johnston Press (LSE: JPR) with immediate effect.

Johnston Press is a multi-platform community media group operating in the UK and Ireland.

Chairman of investment banking at Panmure Gordon, Tim Linacre, commented: “We are delighted to extend the number of technology & media sector companies choosing Panmure Gordon as their adviser. In addition to its extensive newspaper titles, Johnston Press has a dynamic and growing digital presence, making it an excellent fit alongside our strengths in investment banking, sales and media/technology research.”