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ORIEL SECURITIES AND KBC PEEL HUNT JOINT BROKER, UNDERWRITER AND BOOKRUNNER

Speedy Hire&rsquo;s rights issue is fully underwritten by Oriel Securities and KBC Peel Hunt, with Rothschild as the financial adviser.<br /><br />The Oriel Securities team comprises members of its corporate, sales and research divisions, led by Oriel&rsquo;s head of corporate Richard Crawley, who joined the firm two years ago from Credit Suisse.<br /><br />This month, the team was also involved with the &pound;220m floatation of Max Property Group &ndash; the first initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange in this financial year &ndash; and in March they were joint underwriters on Premier Oil&rsquo;s &pound;170m rights issue.<br /><br />The KBC Peel Hunt team, which includes Matthew Tyler and Nicholas Marren, is led by its director of corporate finance, Garry Levin.<br /><br />Levin joined the firm in March 2008 from Altium, where he was joint chief executive.