LONDON, 15 July 2009 – Panmure Gordon & Co is pleased to announce its appointment as financial adviser and broker to MWB Group Holdings Plc with immediate effect.

MWB owns and operates leading lifestyle hotel chains Malmaison and Hotel du Vin, with 26 locations across the UK. Its 71.5% owned listed subsidiary, MWB Business Exchange Plc, operates 55 serviced office centres in major cities throughout the UK and the Group also controls and operates Liberty, the quoted Regent Street, London, retailer.

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About the Panmure Gordon Group
Founded in 1876, Panmure Gordon & Co (PMR.L) is a leading independent mid-cap institutional stockbroker and investment bank. Encompassing its US franchise, ThinkEquity, LLC, the Group employs approximately 250 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.