LONDON & SINGAPORE, 16 July, 2012 - Panmure Gordon & Co, a leading independent institutional stockbroker and investment bank, is pleased to advise that it has acted as a placement agent in connection with Hot-Can PLC on a $7.65m fund raise, which will enable the company to meet demand for its innovative self-heating beverage container. Executive Director in Panmure Gordon’s investment banking team, Andrew Godber, commented: “Working with our Singapore office, Panmure Gordon was able to attract high quality Singapore and UK-based institutional investment in Hot-Can, which is a high-growth company enjoying very significant commercial success.” The funds will be used by Hot-Can to expand production at its Malaysian plant in order to meet demand for its patented product, which is able to heat its contents up to 80C in under three minutes at the push of a button.