LONDON, 11 May, 2011 – Panmure Gordon & Co., a leading independent institutional stockbroker and investment bank, is pleased to announce its appointment as nominated adviser, sole broker & sole financial adviser to Vertu Motors plc.

Vertu Motors is a fast-growing UK motor vehicle dealer group, with a nationwide chain of franchised dealerships.

Panmure Gordon’s appointment today extends a relationship with the company that began in December 2008, when the firm was appointed joint broker to Vertu Motors.