Panmure Gordon was founded by Harry Panmure Gordon in 1876 to finance emerging markets (China, US) and transactions in the UK.
Panmure Gordon made its name as an institutional stockbroker to small and mid-cap companies.
Panmure Gordon acquired Windsor & Mabey.
Panmure Gordon was acquired by Nations Bank (now Bank of America), one of the largest banking corporations in the United States.
Panmure Gordon was sold to WestLB, a European commercial bank based in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Panmure Gordon was sold to Lazard for $18million, a financial advisory and asset management firm that engages in investment banking, asset management and other financial services, primarily with institutional clients.
Panmure Gordon merged with Durlacher, a small listed brokerage firm.
Panmure Gordon entered into a joint venture with the Bank of Scotland, known as Panmure Capital.
Panmure Gordon acquired Think Equity Partners LLC, a US based Investment Bank.
QInvest, the largest bank investment bank in Qatar, bought a 47.1% in Panmure Gordon.
Panmure Gordon disposed of Think Equity Partners LLC to management.
Panmure Gordon was acquired by Charles Stanley Securities.
Panmure Gordon was acquired by Ellsworthy Ltd, an entity owned and controlled by QInvest LLC and by a wholly owned subsidiary of a fund managed by Atlas Merchant Capital LLC, to restore it to a premium investment bank for small and mid cap companies.
Rich Ricci was appointed CEO.
Panmure Gordon acquired Whitman Howard, a boutique corporate broker that serviced a core client base of small and mid-cap companies.
Richard Morecombe was appointed President and Head of Equities after the acquisition of Whitman Howard.
Panmure Gordon currently works with 95 Corporate Clients.