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PCF Group plc
Company Name:PCF Group plc Minimum fundraise:£0.00* High Share Price Bid:£0.00
Business Sector:Finance Total Funds Bid to Date:£0.00 Low Share Price Bid:£0.00
Auction period:27 Sep 2023 - 12 Dec 2023 Indicative Share Price:0.00 Average Share Price Bid:£0.00**
*The company will accept oversubscription.
**In the event of significant oversubscription, shares will be allocated to bids at the average price and above.

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PCF Group plc

PCF Group plc

Market Cap: £2,370,052 Auction period: 27 Sep 2023 - 12 Dec 2023 Indicative price: 0.00

Live Started 73 days ago

Lowest Offer 0.71p

Auction closes in 2 days


BuyersShares Wanted Total Wanted Share Price (p)
-- -- -- 0.71
-- -- -- 1.00
Share Price (p) Total Offered Shares OfferedSellers
0.71 154,687 154,687 1
1.00 232,903 78,216 3



Buyers Shares Total Shares Share Price (p) Total Shares Shares Sellers
-- -- -- 0.71 154,687 154,687 1
-- -- -- 1.00 232,903 78,216 3

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Company info

PCF Group plc is the Parent Company of the specialist Bank, PCF Bank Limited, formerly quoted on AIM (LSE: PCF).

Auction Details

PCF Group plc was admitted to trading on Asset Match on 20 December 2022 at a price of 0.71 pence per share (being the last traded price on AIM).

Auctions are to be held quarterly and close on the last Tuesday of each month (unless stated otherwise). 

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Key People

Simon Moore Independent Non-Executive Chair

Simon has over thirty years’ experience of the banking industry, primarily with Chase Manhattan, in London and New York, and Barclays where he was the regional director for the corporate banking activities in Wales and the South West of England. Simon has been a director of Cambridge and Counties Bank since its foundation in 2012 and chairman since 2015. He is also chairman of RCI Bank UK, the UK arm of the French bank RCI Groupe, part of the Renault Group. He served as the International Director of the Confederation of British Industry and latterly as director for London and the South of England. He was a member of the CBI Management Board. Outside banking and industry, Simon has served as a governor of the University of the West of England and is now a trustee of the Wallscourt Foundation, which acts to promote the student experience and teaching objectives of the university. In addition, Simon is a lay member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Recruitment and Employers Confederation and a former non-executive director of the Government Office of the South West.

Garry Strann Chief Executive Officer

Garry is a financial services professional having had a variety of roles in listed, owner managed, state and private equity controlled businesses. He has extensive experience across financial services with a focus on credit risk management, operation transformation and M&A. Garry’s early career was with Nationwide Building Society where he was a senior executive and a member of Retail Credit Committee. Since then he has worked extensively in private equity as both a founder, CEO, NED and Chairman. Garry was a non-executive director of Computershare Loan Services Ltd for six years including chairing the Audit and Compliance Committee for part of that time. He has joined us from a leading fintech lender where he played a key role in supporting their rapid growth plans. Garry is a Member of the Institute of Credit Management (MICM) and holds the Finance and Leasing Diploma.

Caroline Richardson Chief Financial Officer

Caroline has significant experience as a finance director, most recently as Chief Financial Officer and Board Member at White Oak UK, where she was responsible for finance and treasury and helped develop their response to the pandemic. Additionally, Caroline has a strong knowledge and understanding of PCF’s reporting requirements both as a listed entity and bank, having previously served as Group Finance and Transformation Director at Arrow Global PLC and led the Co-operative Bank’s financial reporting for two years as Chief Accounting Officer. Whilst at the Co-Operative Bank, she was one of their key contacts with the PRA. Caroline has more than 25 years’ experience in finance and banking, including twelve years at Deutsche Bank, latterly as UK Finance Director, working within the UK regulatory environment. Caroline qualified as an accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and has a First-Class Honours Degree in Economics from the University of Hull.

Mark Sismey-Durrant Independent Non-Executive Director

Mark’s banking career spans over forty years starting at Midland Bank. He went on to become CEO of three fast growing and profitable specialist challenger banks – Sun Bank Plc, Heritable Bank Plc and most recently, Hampshire Trust Bank Plc. Mark is currently Chair of Cashplus Bank, a fintech business, where he has also been Chair of Audit and Remuneration Committees and serves on the Risk Committee. He is also Chair of a small Swedish SME finance Group. He is current Chair of the Strategic Advisory Board at the Loughborough University School of Business and Economics, where he also served for nine years on Council, Chaired the Audit Committee, was elected Alumni President and was appointed Pro-Chancellor. He is a former Chair of the Specialist Banks Advisory Board at UK Finance and served on the Board of both the BBA and UK Finance (chairing its Audit Committee). Mark holds a B.Sc Honours degree in Banking and Finance and M Phil, both from Loughborough University, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and a Fellow of the RSA. He is a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers.