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Curtis Banks Group PLC
31 August 2016


Curtis Banks Group plc

Appointment of Director


Curtis Banks Group plc ("Curtis Banks"), one of the UK's leading SIPP providers with a portfolio of approximately 72,000 SIPPs, is pleased to announce the appointment of William Arthur Self, 34, as an Executive Director to the main Board. Will is Chief Executive of the Suffolk Life Group of Companies ("Suffolk Life"), acquired by Curtis Banks in May of this year.


Will joined Suffolk Life, a subsidiary of Legal & General Plc, in 2003 spending time in multiple departments including Corporate Development where he was instrumental in launching several propositions with multi-national insurers.   Completing his MBA from Cranfield University in 2010, he was made a Director of Suffolk Life in the same year, initially as Operations Director and subsequently as Product and Operations Director in 2012.


Will become Managing Director in 2013 and during 2015 was additionally appointed Chief Operating Officer of Cofunds Limited, a sister company within Legal & General Plc. He led the strategic review during 2015 which resulted in the sale of Suffolk Life to Curtis Banks in January 2016.


Chris Banks, Chairman of Curtis Banks, commented:


"We are very pleased to welcome Will to the Board of Curtis Banks.   He is an expert in the SIPP industry and has an outstanding knowledge of the operations of Suffolk Life.   My co-Directors and I look forward to working with him in the continuing growth and development of the Curtis Banks Group. "


The following details in relation to the appointment of Mr Self are disclosed in accordance with Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules:


Current directorships

Past directorships held within the last five years

Suffolk Life (Spartan Estate) Limited

Suffolk Life Group Limited

Suffolk Life Trustees Limited

SLA Property Company Limited

Suffolk Life Annuities Limited

Suffolk Life Pensions Limited

EPPL P1039 Limited

EPPL P1047 Limited

EPPL P1051 Limited

EPPL P1056 Limited

EPPL P1060 Limited

EPPL P1062 Limited

EPPL P1064 Limited

EPPL P0166 Limited

EPPL P1088 Limited

European Pensions Properties Limited

East Anglia's Children's Hospices (Trading) Limited

East Anglia's Children's Hospices

Cofunds Limited (Resigned 16 December 2015)


There are no other disclosures in accordance with Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules.


For more information:

Curtis Banks Group plc

Rupert Curtis - Chief Executive Officer

Via Walbrook PR

Paul Tarran - Chief Financial Officer




Peel Hunt LLP (Nominated Adviser & Broker)

+44 (0) 20 7418 8900

Guy Wiehahn

Rishi Shah




Walbrook PR

+44 (0) 20 7933 8780

Tom Cooper / Paul Vann

+44 (0) 797 122 1972


[email protected]


Notes to Editors on Curtis Banks:

Curtis Banks administers Self-Invested Pension products, principally SIPPs and SSASs. The Group commenced trading in 2009 and has successfully developed, through a combination of organic growth and acquisitions, into one of the largest UK providers of these products. The Group employs approximately 540 staff in its head office in Bristol and regional offices in Ipswich, Dundee and Market Harborough.

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