Shore Capital

Shore Capital

October 19, 2009 12:54 ET

Shore Capital Recruits New Corporate Finance Director

Former BDO Stoy Hayward Partner to Grow Corporate Finance Business

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Oct. 19, 2009) - Shore Capital Group plc, the investment bank focused on equity capital markets and specialist fund management, today announces the appointment of Michael Cobb as Corporate Finance Director of Shore Capital and Corporate Limited, its Corporate Finance business.

Michael has more than 25 years' corporate finance experience with firms including Henry Ansbacher, Granville and BZW. Most recently, he led the public company advisory team at BDO Stoy Hayward ("BDO") for over 10 years, where he was a Partner in the Corporate Finance group.

At BDO Michael oversaw a period of increased profile and visibility in public company advisory work and led a large number of high profile public and private company transactions including 3i's investment in Interflora and the buy-out offer for Whitehead Mann.

Michael qualified as a chartered accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has a degree in economics from Bristol University.

Commenting on the appointment, Managing Director Graham Shore, said: "We are delighted that Michael is joining Shore Capital He brings extensive experience and contacts to our Corporate Finance business and I'm sure he'll provide a further impetus to its growth."

Notes to Editors

Shore Capital

Shore Capital is a London-listed independent investment banking group. It specialises in equity capital market activities and fund management. The ECM division offers a wide range of services for companies, institutions and other sophisticated clients including corporate finance, stockbroking and market making. Shore Capital Limited manages specialist funds, with a particular focus on alternative asset classes. These include the very successful Puma VCTs and Puma Absolute Return Fund, the fund of hedge funds. Shore Capital has $2.3bn in funds under management.

Shore Capital is based in London, Liverpool, Edinburgh and Berlin. Shore Capital Stockbrokers Limited, Shore Capital and Corporate Limited and Shore Capital Limited are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. Shore Capital Stockbrokers Limited is a member of the London Stock Exchange.

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Contact Information

  • Shore Capital Group plc
    Graham Shore
    +44 (0) 20 7468 7910
    or
    Citigate Dewe Rogerson
    Tom Baldock/ Angharad Couch
    +44 (0) 20 7638 9571