LONDON, 22 October 2008 – Panmure Gordon & Co is pleased to announce its appointment with immediate effect as joint broker to Vertu Motors plc, one of the UK’s top 10 motor retailers. Media enquiries: Nathaniel Webb Global Communications Manager Tel: 020 7614 8333 About the Panmure Gordon Group Founded in 1876, Panmure Gordon & Co (PMR.L) is a leading independent mid-cap investment bank. Encompassing its US franchise, the Group employs approximately 300 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. www.panmure.com