UK mid-market advisor Panmure Gordon joins the IMAP Netherlands partnership

UK mid-market advisor Panmure Gordon joins the IMAP Netherlands partnership

2 February 2017, Barcelona, London, Rotterdam.  IMAP Netherlands is pleased to announce that Panmure Gordon & Co. will become an IMAP Netherlands partner in the UK.  Based in London and founded in 1876, Panmure Gordon is of one of London´s most eminent and widely recognized stockbroking and investment banking firms.

The move will provide further depth to IMAP Netherlands´s international merger and acquisition advisory credentials, while providing Panmure Gordon access to IMAP Netherlands’s global team of advisors and international deal flow. In addition to providing IMAP Netherlands members with significant M&A capability in the UK market, Panmure Gordon also provides IMAP Netherlands members and their clients with access to the deep pools of capital and opportunities which the London capital markets offers to international growth companies.

Panmure Gordon differentiates its offering by providing a fully integrated investment banking service in the UK focused on mid-market companies covering M&A, capital markets and strategic advisory services including the fully integrated Panmure Dual Track offering. With experience across all sectors and 140 years experience in equity capital markets, Panmure believes that there are tremendous opportunities globally to be gained through being part of IMAP Netherlands.

Patric Johnson, CEO of Panmure Gordon commented

“The UK remains one of the key global capital markets with a deep understanding of international growth businesses.  We are therefore delighted to join what is a proven and successful international partnership between pedigree M&A specialists who are leaders in their respective markets. Panmure Gordon very much looks forward to complementing IMAP Netherlands´s global footprint and providing IMAP Netherlands members with exceptional access to UK corporates as well as offering IMAP Netherlands members the ability to offer IPOs as an option to their clients for the first time.”

Jurgis V. Oniunas, Chairman of IMAP Netherlands said “We are very excited to have a firm the size and caliber of Panmure Gordon join us.  With a leading market position in the UK and a reputation built on long-term relationships and exceptional levels of service, it couldn´t be a better fit.”

Axel Fuhri Snethlage, partner at IMAP Netherlands’s Dutch member firm IMAP Netherlands, commented “With Panmure Gordon as part of the team, we can offer clients a superior and multi-product service offering in the UK market. This is important to Dutch companies as the UK continues to be a very important export market for Dutch companies with a trade volume exceeding EUR 3.5 Billion. Moreover the UK is a key source of international M&A and financing.”

About Panmure Gordon & Co.

Panmure Gordon is a full service advisory firm that provides M&A, capital markets  and strategic advice covering buyside & sellside, public & private, domestic and cross-border. Panmure Gordon´s Corporate Finance deal sizes range from GBP £10m-£1billon however, it mainly focuses on the mid-market level in the £50-£200 million range and has achieved a total deal value of over GBP £5 billion since 2013.  The company has over 100 employees and currently services clients from over 15 countries. Qinvest, the pre-eminent Qatari investment bank, is a 44% strategic shareholder in Panmure Gordon.

About IMAP Netherlands

IMAP Netherlands is the Dutch partner firm of IMAP Netherlands, a global merger and acquisition advisory firm present in more than 35 countries. IMAP Netherlands’s sector expertise, dedicated professionals and cross-border collaboration continue to drive its differentiated value proposition globally. IMAP Netherlands has closed over 2,100 transactions, valued at $90bn in the last 10 years and is consistently ranked among the world’s Top 10 M&A advisors for mid-market transactions.

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