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Monday 25 February, 2008

B.P. Marsh &Partners

Directorate Change

B.P. Marsh & Partners PLC
25 February 2008

Date:               25th February 2008

On behalf of:       B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc ('B. P. Marsh' or the 'Company')
For Immediate Release

B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc
Directorate Change

B. P. Marsh (AIM: BPM), a niche venture capital provider to early stage
financial services businesses, announces that Natasha Dunbar is stepping down as
its Managing Director to become a non-executive director the Company.  In
addition, Natasha will retain her nominee directorships on the boards of LEBC
Group Limited, Besso Holdings Limited and Summa Insurance Brokerage S. L., all
companies in which the Company is an investor.  The changes are with immediate
effect with Natasha's executive responsibilities being assumed by the Company's
management team.

Commenting on the change, Brian Marsh OBE, Chairman of B.P. Marsh, said:

'On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Natasha for the significant
contribution she has made since she joined the Company in 1994.  We are
delighted that we will continue to have the benefit of working with Natasha in
her new role as a non-executive director and that she will also sit on the
boards of three of our investee companies.'

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For further information:

B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc                     
Brian Marsh OBE                                         +44 (0)20 7730 2626

Nabarro Wells & Co. Limited (Nominated Adviser)
David Nabarro/Marc Cramsie                              +44 (0)20 7710 7400

Redleaf Communications (PR to BP Marsh)
Emma Kane/Tom Newman                                    +44 (0)20 7822 0200


Notes to Editors:

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

Over the past 18 years, 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 three and a
half 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.

Francis de Zulueta is the Company's Development Director. With a wide-ranging
knowledge of the financial services market, he seeks out, researches and
evaluates potential new investments for B.P. Marsh. Following a 23-year broking
career with Willis Faber and Aon, among others, he took an active interest in
the mergers, acquisitions and venture capital business of Marsh McLennan.

Jonathan Newman is the Group Director of Finance and has nine years' experience
in the financial services industry.  Jonathan advises investee companies through
several non-executive board appointments and evaluates new investment

Robert King is a Director and Group Company Secretary. He joined B.P. Marsh in
May 2003 having started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Since joining the
Company he has taken on responsibility for the legal, compliance and secretarial
functions and played a key role in the flotation of the Company.

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