BTG Appoints Piper Jaffray as Joint Financial Adviser and Joint Broker

BTG Appoints Piper Jaffray as Joint Financial Adviser and Joint Broker

BTG Appoints Piper Jaffray as Joint Financial Adviser and Joint Broker

London, UK, 10 February 2006: BTG plc (LSE: BGC), the medical innovations company, is pleased to announced that it has appointed Piper Jaffray Ltd. as the Company's joint financial adviser and joint broker, working alongside Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited.

Contacts:

BTG
Andy Burrows, Director of Investor Relations
+44 (0)20 7575 1741

Financial Dynamics
Ben Atwell
+44 (0)20 7831 3113

About BTG

BTG acquires rights to early stage pharmaceuticals and other medical technologies from a global network of corporations, universities and research institutions. We apply resources, including finance, intellectual property and project management skills to fund and manage outsourced preclinical and clinical development programs. We then commercialise the technologies by licensing to pharmaceutical or device companies, or by creating companies to exploit them. Our pipeline comprises around 50 assets at varying stages of development, contributing to an increasing range of products marketed by our licensees. BTG operates from London, Philadelphia and Osaka. For further information, visit www.btgplc.com.

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