Canaccord Financial Inc. Report on Voting Results

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Annual general meeting held on August 7, 2013

TORONTO , Aug. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Canaccord Financial Inc. (TSX:CF; LSE:CF.) today announced (in accordance with Toronto Stock Exchange requirements) the voting results from its annual general meeting of common shareholders held on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 . Shareholders voted in favour of all items of business put before the meeting including the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as auditors of the Company for the ensuing year and authorizing the directors to fix their remuneration, setting the number of directors at nine and the election as directors of all nominees proposed by management as follows:

Director     Votes "for" as a
percentage of votes
cast for or withheld
for the director
Charles N. Bralver     98.9%
Peter M. Brown     98.9%
Massimo C. Carello     98.9%
William J. Eeuwes     95.1%
Michael D. Harris     90.3%
David J. Kassie     97.3%
Terrence A. Lyons     89.6%
Paul D. Reynolds     99.1%
Dipesh Shah     98.8%

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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