LONDON—Coastal Energy Company, an AIM-listed exploration and production company with assets in South-East Asia, and Principle Capital Holdings, an investment manager, have hired Bell Pottinger Corporate & Financial.
For Coastal Energy, the firm will concentrate on raising Coastal Energy’s corporate profile and communicating its investment story as well as managing media and analyst relations around the company’s financial calendar. The Bell Pottinger team will be led by director Ann-Marie Wilkinson.
Principle will work with BPCF as the company seeks to grow its U.K. media profile and market its investment funds: Principle Capital Investment Trust, South African Property Opportunities, PME African Infrastructure Opportunities, and Principle Energy. The account will be led by directors Ben Woodford and Mike Davies.