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Steve Pearce appointed as Chief Executive Officer

Singer Capital Markets is delighted to announce that, subject to FCA approval, Steve Pearce will be appointed as the firm’s new Chief Executive Officer.

With over 20 years’ of City experience and having spent the last 2 years as Head of Investment Banking at Singer Capital Markets, we are thrilled that Steve is taking on the role of CEO. His extensive expertise and knowledge of our business will ensure the firm drives forward during its next stage of development and continues to deliver a preeminent service to our clients.

Tom Salvesen takes on the role of Head of Investment Banking, having acted as Head of Corporate Broking & ECM at Singer Capital Markets since joining in 2018.

Our current Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Tim Cockroft, will step into the role of Chair (subject to FCA approval); replacing our existing Chairman, Fred Vinton, who steps down from the role after 6 years.

Commenting on his appointment as Chief Executive Officer, Steve Pearce said:

It is a privilege to be asked to lead such a great team, and at such an important time for the firm and its clients. Economic growth is the only path through these challenging times and the specialist investment services we offer growth companies and their investors are needed now more than ever before. I look forward to working with the Board to drive Singer Capital Markets forward and to build on the considerable success of the past few years.

On the changes to the leadership team, Tim Cockroft commented:

I am delighted with the changes to our leadership team who will lead the most talented group of people we have ever had working for the business since it was founded. Combining this talent with our strong brand and balance sheet gives us every chance of being the leading Investment Bank in the UK Small and Mid-cap market. As I take on a new role within the business, my ambition for Singer Capital Markets remains undimmed, and I look forward to continuing to work with Steve and the rest of the firm as I focus my efforts on new areas for the business. Singer Capital Markets is in great shape and Steve will do a fantastic job as its CEO.

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