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Polar Capital Hldgs (POLR)

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Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Polar Capital Hldgs

Change of Auditor

RNS Number : 3480D
Polar Capital Holdings PLC
18 February 2020

18 February 2020

Polar Capital Holdings PLC (the "Company") 

Change of Auditor

Legal Entity Identifier: 549300OXX7YE1947B825

Polar Capital Holdings PLC announces that following a formal tender process the Board has approved the proposed appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP ("PwC") as auditors to the Company for the financial year ending 31 March 2021. 

The appointment of PwC will be recommended to shareholders for approval at the Company's Annual General Meeting in July 2020. Ernst & Young LLP ("EY") will continue in its role as external auditor to the Polar Capital Group of companies for the current year ending 31 March 2020.

EY, which has provided audit services to the Company since 2002, did not participate in the tender due to the length of its appointment. Further disclosure on the formal competitive tender process conducted by the Audit and Risk Committee will be set out in the Company's 2020 Annual Report. 





A Coates

Chair of Audit and Risk Committee

Neil Taylor

Group Company Secretary

Tel: 020 7227 7200


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