Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. discloses cancellation of shares acquired under normal course issuer bid/buy-back programme and total voting rights

TORONTO, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: CF, LSE: CF.) has cancelled 309,800 of its common shares as of April 30, 2014. These shares were acquired for cancellation under the normal course issuer bid (NCIB)/buy-back programme which authorizes it to purchase up to 5,136,948 of its common shares between August 13, 2013 and August 12, 2014. To April 30, 2014, the Company has acquired 2,634,304 common shares under this programme.

For the purposes of the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, as at April 30, 2014, the total number of common shares in issue was 101,230,783 with each share carrying the right to one vote. This total may be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change in their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

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


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