LONDON, 30 November, 2010 – Panmure Gordon & Co., a leading independent institutional stockbroker and investment bank, is pleased to announce its appointment as Nominated Adviser, financial adviser and broker to Horizonte Minerals plc with immediate effect.

Horizonte Minerals is focused on exploring and developing nickel and gold projects in Brazil.

Head of corporate broking at Panmure Gordon, Adam Pollock, commented: “Panmure Gordon’s list of clients with an international focus continues to grow, as does the number of natural resources companies choosing the firm as their adviser. We are delighted to welcome Horizonte Minerals as a new client, becoming our fifth new natural resources client in the past 12 months.”