Canaccord Financial Inc. discloses transaction in own shares under normal course issuer bid/buy-back programme

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TORONTO , Aug. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Canaccord Financial Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: CF, LSE: CF.) wishes to announce that for the period from August 19, 2013 to August 23, 2013 , it purchased 19,100 of its common shares through the facilities of the TSX and alternative trading systems in accordance with the requirements of the TSX pursuant to the normal course issuer bid (NCIB)/buy-back programme announced on August 8, 2013 .

The highest and lowest daily average price paid for the purchased shares was $6.5000 and $6.4948 per common share respectively and the volume weighted average price per common share was $6.4983.

The Company has so far purchased 60,900 common shares under the NCIB which authorizes it to purchase up to 5,136,948 of its common shares between August 13, 2013 and August 12, 2014 . The 60,900 shares will be held in treasury until they are cancelled at the end of this month.

ABOUT CANACCORD FINANCIAL INC.:

Through its principal subsidiaries, Canaccord Financial Inc. is a leading independent, full-service financial services firm, with operations in two principal segments of the securities industry: wealth management and global capital markets.  Since its establishment in 1950, Canaccord has been driven by an unwavering commitment to building lasting client relationships. We achieve this by generating value for our individual, institutional and corporate clients through comprehensive investment solutions, brokerage services and investment banking services.  Canaccord has offices in 12 countries worldwide, including Wealth Management offices located in Canada , Australia , the UK and Europe.  Canaccord Genuity, the international capital markets division, operates in Canada , the US, the UK, France , Germany , Ireland , Italy , Hong Kong , mainland China , Singapore , Australia and Barbados .

Canaccord Financial Inc. is publicly traded under the symbol CF on the TSX and the symbol CF. on the London Stock Exchange.

SOURCE: Canaccord Financial Inc.

Contact:

North America media:
Scott Davidson
Executive Vice President, Global Head of Corporate Development and Strategy
Phone: 416-869-3875, email: scott.davidson@canaccord.com 

For investor relations inquiries contact:
Andrea Sergautis
Manager, Investor Relations & Communications
Phone: 416-687-5507, email: andrea.sergautis@canaccord.com 

London media:
Bobby Morse or Ben Romney
Buchanan (London)
Phone: +44 (0) 207 466 5000, email: bobbym@buchanan.uk.com

Broker:
Oliver Hearsey or James Kelly
RBC Europe Limited
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7653 4000, email: oliver.hearsey@rbccm.com

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