GMP Capital reports voting results from annual meeting

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TORONTO , May 6, 2013 /CNW/ - GMP Capital Inc. (GMP) (GMP.TO) today announced the voting results from its annual meeting of common shareholders (Annual Meeting) held on Friday, May 3, 2013 , in accordance with Toronto Stock Exchange requirements. A total of 53,338,600 common shares representing 76.2% of GMP's issued and outstanding common shares were voted in connection with the election of directors at the Annual Meeting. Shareholders voted in favour of all items of business put forth at the meeting including the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as external auditors of GMP, and the election of all director nominees as follows:

DIRECTOR % of Votes For
Ronald W. Binns 98.81
Harris A. Fricker 98.63
Eugene C. McBurney 99.62
James D. Meekison 73.95
Robert G. Peters 73.55
Hartley T. Richardson 97.85
H. Sanford Riley 89.35
Kevin M. Sullivan 99.41
Donald A. Wright 83.24

ABOUT GMP CAPITAL INC.
GMP Capital Inc. (GMP) is a leading independent diversified financial services firm headquartered in Toronto , Canada , providing a wide range of financial products and services to a global client base that includes corporate clients, institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals in two integrated reporting segments. The Capital Markets segment provides investment banking, including advisory and underwriting services, institutional sales and trading and research through offices located in Toronto , Montreal , Calgary , New York, Miami , Dallas , London , Perth and Sydney.  The Capital Markets segment conducts its business through the following operating entities: GMP Securities L.P., GMP Securities, LLC, Griffiths McBurney Corp., GMP Securities Europe LLP and GMP Securities Australia Pty Limited. Wealth Management consists of GMP's non-controlling ownership interest in Richardson GMP Limited and the investment management and alternative investment products provided by GMP Investment Management L.P.  Richardson GMP Limited is a full-service independent firm focused on providing exclusive and comprehensive wealth management and investment services delivered by an experienced team of investment professionals. GMP is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "GMP". For further information, please visit our corporate website at gmpcapital.com.

SOURCE: GMP Capital Inc.

Contact:

GMP Capital Inc.
Rocco Colella, Director, Investor Relations
145 King Street West, Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J8
Tel: (416) 941-0894; Fax: (416) 943-6175
rcolella@gmpcapital.com or investorrelations@gmpcapital.com

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