Shore Capital appointed as Broker to Macfarlane Group

Shore Capital is pleased to have been appointed as Sole Broker to Macfarlane Group (LSE: MACF), the UK market leader in the distribution of high-quality protective packaging products.

Macfarlane Group has been listed on the Premium segment of the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange since 1973 and has more than 70 years’ experience in the UK packaging industry. Through its two divisions, packaging distribution and manufacturing operations, Macfarlane Group services a broad range of business customers supplying them high quality protective packaging and labels which help customers reduce supply chain costs, improve their operational efficiencies and enhance their brand presentation.

Headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland, Macfarlane Group employs over 850 people at 31 sites, principally in the UK, as well as in Ireland, Sweden and the Netherlands. The company supplies more than 20,000 customers in the UK, Europe and the USA.

For further information please contact:

Shore Capital: +44 (0) 20 7408 4090

Corporate Advisory: Mark Percy / John More / Michael McGloin

Corporate Broking: Fiona Conroy

For media enquiries, please contact:

Adele Gilbert: +44 (0)7484 778 331

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About Shore Capital

We are an independent securities business offering institutional and corporate clients leading investment banking, research, sales and trading services, including fixed income.  We are represented across the UK enabling extensive distribution and institutional coverage. This distribution capability is complemented by our experienced corporate advisory and broking team who offer discreet, innovative and valued advice to companies on both the Main Market and AIM.  Shore Capital is also the 3rd largest market maker by number of AIM stocks covered.

Our cross-disciplinary team has deep, market leading experience in a wide range of small and mid-cap UK companies within the following sectors: Consumer, Financials, Healthcare, Insurance, Natural Resources, Real Estate, Support Services, Technology and Media. Our research on over 250 companies is distributed to an extensive institutional client base in the UK, Europe and US.

Shore Capital is a trading name of both Shore Capital Stockbrokers Limited and Shore Capital and Corporate Limited.