LONDON, 3 November, 2010 – Leading independent institutional stockbroker and investment bank, Panmure Gordon & Co., is proud to support Ace of Trumps, an evening of interactive team challenges, in aid of ACE Africa, a charity operating in Kenya and Tanzania to support children and families affected by HIV/AIDS.

Group chief executive, Tim Linacre, commented: “Panmure Gordon is delighted to join with Lonrho plc as headline sponsors of Ace of Trumps. Lonrho is one of our increasing number of clients with a focus on the African growth story.”

“We share a common enthusiasm for Africa’s importance to the global economy and Panmure is pleased to support a charity dedicated to helping people affected by the blight of HIV/AIDS – a disease which impacts communities on the continent deeply, and the control of which will do much boost to Africa’s growth in the coming years.”

The Ace of Trumps will be a fun-filled night to highlight a serious message. Interactive team challenges, dinner and speakers including cricketer Allan Lamb and comedian Ian Irving will all be features on the night.

The event is being held at Delfina, 50 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3UD on Wednesday 10th of November from 7.00PM.

ACE Africa works in rural communities in Kenya and Tanzania, giving training and support for caring for orphans and vulnerable children, their guardians or single parents, and others affected by HIV/AIDS. ACE’s holistic approach includes agriculture and nutrition, income generation, schools health education, counselling, education for orphans, childrens’ rights and material support. See the ACE Africa website at www.ace-africa.org.