By Powerscourt on 02/10/2023


Powerscourt is pleased to announce that it has been appointed by Peel Hunt as its strategic, financial and corporate communications advisor following a competitive pitch process.

Peel Hunt is an AIM-listed (LON: PEEL) leading UK investment bank specialising in supporting mid cap and growth companies. It provides integrated investment banking advice and services to UK corporates, including equity and debt capital markets, private capital markets, debt advisory, M&A, investor relations and corporate broking. Peel Hunt serves over 150 corporate clients, representing a significant proportion of the FTSE 250 and has a c.17% market share of trading volumes on the London Stock Exchange.

Powerscourt will advise Peel Hunt on communications activity across its Investment Banking, Execution Services and Research & Distribution businesses, as well as its regulatory reporting. The account will be led by Justin Griffiths, Partner and Head of Financial Services at Powerscourt and supported by a core account team that includes Directors Gilly Lock and former Daily Telegraph Economics Editor Russ Lynch.

Steven Fine, Chief Executive Officer at Peel Hunt, said: “We are excited to begin our partnership with Powerscourt who really impressed us by going the extra mile to fully embrace our brief. The team showed real energy, creativity and insight in their proposals and have since hit the ground running in raising Peel Hunt’s profile as a leading specialist investment bank.”

Justin Griffiths commented: “Peel Hunt is an ambitious investment bank undergoing impressive growth in its client base and technological capabilities. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the team to communicate the deep expertise of Peel Hunt’s people and the differentiation of its full-service investment banking proposition.

“Peel Hunt is also a champion of the UK’s position as a global financial centre and we are excited to support its leading role in the reform agenda which aims to encourage greater investment into our public and private capital markets.”