Panmure Gordon & Co, a leading independent institutional stockbroker and investment bank, is pleased to advise that it has acted as joint book-runner and broker on the placing of 12,500,000 new ordinary shares at a placing price of 600 pence per share for RPC Group Plc ("RPC").

RPC, a major international supplier of plastic packaging, used the proceeds to part fund its successful acquisition of Hong Kong-based plastic components company ACE Corporation Holdings Ltd.