History

We have a long and established history of working with our clients. Our timeline below highlights important elements of our history.

1876

Panmure Gordon was founded by Harry Panmure Gordon in 1876 to finance emerging markets (China, US) and transactions in the UK.

1900s

Panmure Gordon made its name as an institutional stockbroker to small and mid-cap companies.

1961

Panmure Gordon acquired Windsor & Mabey.

1987

Panmure Gordon was acquired by Nations Bank (now Bank of America), one of the largest banking corporations in the United States.

1996

Panmure Gordon was sold to WestLB, a European commercial bank based in Düsseldorf, Germany.

2004

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.

2005

Panmure Gordon merged with Durlacher, a small listed brokerage firm.

2006

Panmure Gordon entered into a joint venture with the Bank of Scotland, known as Panmure Capital.

2007

Panmure Gordon acquired Think Equity Partners LLC, a US based Investment Bank.

2009

QInvest, the largest bank investment bank in Qatar, bought a 47.1% in Panmure Gordon.

2012

Panmure Gordon disposed of Think Equity Partners LLC to management.

2015

Panmure Gordon was acquired by Charles Stanley Securities.

2017

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.

2020

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.

2022

Panmure Gordon currently works with 95 Corporate Clients.

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