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B.P. Marsh & Partners PLC
14 June 2017

Date:                            14th June 2017

On behalf of:                 B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc

Immediate release


B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc


("B.P. Marsh" or "the Company")


Director's Dealing


B.P. Marsh (AIM: BPM), the niche venture capital provider to early stage financial services businesses, announces that it has been notified that on 14th June 2017, 25,000 ordinary shares of 10 pence each in the Company ("Shares") were sold by the Marsh Christian Trust (the "Trust"), a charitable trust founded by the Company's Executive Chairman, pursuant to the Share Sale Plan announced on 5th April 2017, at a price of 223 pence per Share.


The Trust is now interested in 1,046,500 Shares and Mr Brian Marsh now has interests in an aggregate of 18,032,901 Shares (including the 1,046,500 Shares now held by the Trust and 1,421,130 Shares owned by B.P. Marsh Management Limited (in which Mr Brian Marsh owns the majority economic rights)) representing c. 61.8% of the Company's total voting rights.


The information below, set out in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provides further detail.



Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated



Marsh Christian Trust


Reason for notification


Position / status

Closely Associated Person to Executive Chairman, Brian Marsh


Initial notification / amendment



Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor



B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc





Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted


Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary shares of 10 pence each


Identification code



Nature of the transaction

Sale of shares pursuant to share sale plan


Price(s) and volumes(s)



223 pence



Aggregated information



Date of the transaction



Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, AIM (XLON)



For further information:


B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc                                                     

Brian Marsh OBE / Camilla Kenyon                                                     +44 (0)20 7233 3112


Nominated Adviser & Broker

Panmure Gordon

Atholl Tweedie / Charles Leigh-Pemberton / Adam James                     +44 (0)20 7886 2500


Notes to Editors:


About B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc

B.P. Marsh's current portfolio contains fourteen companies. More detailed descriptions of the portfolio can be found at

Since formation over 25 years ago, the Company has assembled a management team with considerable experience both in the financial services sector and in managing private equity investments. Many of the directors have worked with each other in previous roles, and all have worked with each other for at least five years.

Prior to Brian Marsh's involvement in the Company, he spent many years in insurance broking and underwriting in Lloyd's as well as the London and overseas market. He has over 30 years' experience in building, buying and selling financial services businesses, particularly in the insurance sector.

Alice Foulk joined B.P. Marsh in September 2011 having started her career at a leading Life Assurance company. In 2014 she took over as Executive Assistant to the Chairman, running the Chairman's Office and established herself as a central part of the management team.

In February 2015 she was appointed as a Director of B.P. Marsh and a member of the Investment Committee. In January 2016 Alice was appointed Managing Director of B.P. Marsh.

In her position as Managing Director, Alice is responsible for the overall performance of the Company and monitoring the Company's overall progress towards achieving the objectives and goals of the Company, as set by the Board.

Dan Topping is the Chief Investment Officer of B.P. Marsh, having been appointed as a Director in 2011. He joined the Company in February 2007, following two years at an independent London accountancy practice. Dan is the Senior Executive with overall responsibility for the portfolio and investment strategy of B.P. Marsh.

Dan graduated from the University of Durham in 2005 and is a member of the Securities and Investment Institute and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

Dan is a standing member of the B.P. Marsh Investment and Valuation Committees and currently serves as a Board Director across the portfolio.

Camilla Kenyon was appointed as Head of Investor Relations at B.P. Marsh in February 2009, having four years' prior experience with the Company. She was appointed to the main board in 2011.  Camilla is Chair of the New Business Committee evaluating new investment opportunities. She acts as a nominee director and is a standing member of the Investment Committee. She is a Member of the Investor Relations Society.

Jonathan Newman is a Chartered Management Accountant and is the Group Director of Finance and has over 17 years' experience in the financial services industry. Jon graduated from the University of Sheffield with an honours degree in Business Studies and joined the Group in November 1999, following two years at Euler Trade Indemnity and two years at a Chartered Accountants. Jon is a Member of the Chartered Global Management Accountants, the Chartered Management Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.

Jon was appointed a Director of B.P. Marsh & Company Limited in September 2001, and Group Finance Director in December 2003 and was instrumental in the admission of the Group to AIM in February 2006. Jon is a member of the B.P. Marsh Investment and Valuation Committees and currently serves as a Board Director for Walsingham Motor Insurance Limited, and provides senior financial support and advice to all companies within the Group's portfolio as well as evaluating new investment opportunities.


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