Change of Name

Mindflair PLC
06 December 2023

6 December 2023


Mindflair plc

("Mindflair" or the "Company")

(formerly Pires Investments plc)

Change of name to Mindflair plc

Change of website address

The Company announces that, following approval by Shareholders at its Annual General Meeting held on 9 October 2023, the Company has now changed its name to Mindflair plc and the Company's London Stock Exchange market ticker will become MFAI (formerly PIRI) as of 08:00 today.

The Company's new website address (which includes the information required by AIM Rule 26) is and the Company's ISIN, SEDOL and LEI remain unchanged.

Nicholas Lee, Director of Mindflair, commented:

"We believe that our new name and website better reflect and highlight the current focus of the Company which provides listed equity investors with exposure to a portfolio of AI technology companies.  In particular, Mindflair:

-     provides exposure to a portfolio of 19 companies through direct and indirect investments with a focus on AI which we are seeking to grow;

-     co-invests with leading investors including the British Business Bank and Enterprise Ireland;

-    provides public market investors with exposure to a private venture capital portfolio at a significant discount to NAV; and

-     has cost efficient access to leading sector experts in AI.


Furthermore, as previously stated, we are anticipating receiving cash returns from the sale of existing portfolio companies, whilst taking advantage of the range of exciting AI investment opportunities currently available".

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The Directors of the Company are responsible for the release of this announcement.



Mindflair plc

Nicholas Lee, Director


Tel: +44 (0) 20 3368 8961


Nominated Adviser

Cairn Financial Advisers LLP

Liam Murray / Ludovico Lazzaretti


Tel: +44 (0) 20 7213 0880


Peterhouse Capital Limited

Duncan Vasey/Lucy Williams


Tel: +44 (0) 20 7469 0935

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7469 0936


Notes to Editors

About Mindflair plc

Mindflair plc (AIM: MFAI) is an investment company providing investors with access to a portfolio of next generation technology businesses focused on AI with significant growth potential.

The Company is building an investment portfolio of high-tech businesses across areas such as Artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, Cyber Security, Machine Learning, Immersive Technologies and Big Data, which the Board believes demonstrate evidence of traction and the potential for exponential growth, due to increasing global demand for development in these sectors.

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