Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. to be added to S&P/TSX Composite Index

TORONTO, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. ("Canaccord Genuity") (TSX: CF, LSE: CF.) announces that S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services has confirmed Canaccord Genuity will be added to the S&P/TSX Composite Index after the close of trading on Friday, June 20, 2014.

The S&P/TSX Composite Index, managed and calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices, is the headline index and the principal broad market measure for the Canadian equity markets.

Canaccord Genuity will also be added to the S&P/TSX Composite Dividend Index and the S&P/TSX High Beta Index.

ABOUT CANACCORD GENUITY GROUP INC.:

Through its principal subsidiaries, Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (the "Company") is a leading independent, full-service financial services firm, with operations in two principal segments of the securities industry: wealth management and capital markets.  Since its establishment in 1950, the Company 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.  The Company has offices in 11 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, Hong Kong, mainland China, Singapore, Australia and Barbados.  To us there are no foreign markets.TM

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

SOURCE Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

For further information:

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:
Christina Marinoff
Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications
Phone: 416-687-5507, email: christina.marinoff@canaccord.com

London media:
Robert Morgan or Nicola Ratchford
Stockwell
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7240 2486, email: robert.morgan@stockwellgroup.com;
nicola.ratchford@stockwellgroup.com

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