End of Merger Discussions


On 08 August 2007 Aukett Fitzroy Robinson Group Plc (“the Company”) announced that it had entered into non binding heads of agreement relating to a proposed merger with SMC Group Plc (“SMC”) and that the discussions were at an early stage.


The Company today announces that it has been unable to agree satisfactory terms with SMC for a merger and those discussions with SMC have ceased.

In its trading update on 25 September 2007 the Company announced that trading has remained strong and accordingly the Company expects to report results for the year ended 30 September 2007 in line with current forecasts.

For further information please LOCATIONS & CONTACTS:

Nicholas Thompson, Chief Executive 020 7636 8033

Duncan Harper, Finance Director

Aukett Fitzroy Robinson Group plc

Clive Carver 020 3207 3212

JM Finn Capital Markets Ltd

Chris Steele 020 7034 4759

Tarquin Edwards 020 7034 4758

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