Canaccord Genuity Announces New Head of Securities in UK & Europe Capital Markets Operations

LONDON, Sept. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Canaccord Genuity is pleased to announce that Mark Iannotti will join the firm as Managing Director and Head of Securities, UK & Europe, effective September 29, 2015.

Mr. Iannotti brings more than two decades of broad capital markets experience to his role. In addition to an extensive track record as a top-ranked equity research analyst in the international oil and gas sector, he has a working knowledge of financing and operating challenges facing growth companies through his board and private equity experience. As Head of Securities, UK & Europe, he will focus on further improving Canaccord Genuity's coordination of sales, trading and equity research offerings, and strengthening the firm's coverage of institutional investors in the region.

Reporting to Alexis de Rosnay, Mark will also work closely with investment banking to ensure a consistent service offering for clients of our capital markets business in the UK & Europe, and stronger collaboration with global capital markets operations.

"Mark possesses a mix of leadership and entrepreneurial qualities which make him uniquely suited to lead our securities business in the UK & Europe," said Alexis de Rosnay, Chief Executive Officer, Canaccord Genuity Limited (UK & Europe). "I look forward to working closely him as we continue in our efforts to grow our business and improve our market share in the region."

Mr. Iannotti began his career at Wood Mackenzie Consultants, where he was focused on the Asian and Indian-sub continent energy markets. He has subsequently held senior research positions at Cazenove & Co., Credit Suisse and Citigroup and served as a member of Bank of America Merrill Lynch's EMEA Executive Committee and Head of its EMEA Equity Research Division. Most recently, Mark was a partner of private equity boutique, Lothian Partners. He is a founding shareholder and will continue to serve as director of Savannah Petroleum.

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 10 countries worldwide, including Wealth Management offices located in Canada, Australia, the UK, Guernsey, Jersey, and the Isle of Man.  Canaccord Genuity, the international capital markets division, operates in Canada, the US, the UK, France, Ireland, Hong Kong, 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.

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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, Stockwell, Phone: +44 (0) 20 7240 2486, email: robert.morgan@stockwellgroup.com; Brokers: Oliver Hearsey, RBC Europe Limited, Phone: +44 (0) 20 7653 4000, email: oliver.hearsey@rbccm.com; Simon Hardy or Alex Collins, Jefferies International Limited, Phone: +44 (0) 20 7029 8000, email: simon.hardy@jefferies.com; alex.collins@jefferies.com

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