CI Financial announces election of directors and results of annual and special meeting of shareholders

TSX Symbol: CIX

TORONTO, April 21, 2017 /CNW/ - CI Financial Corp. (the "Corporation") announced the results of matters voted upon at its annual and special meeting of shareholders held April 20, 2017. Shareholders holding an aggregate of 176,118,431 common shares (66.51% of outstanding shares) were present or represented by proxy at the meeting. 

All nominated directors were elected with voting results tabulated as follows:

Nominee

Votes For

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld

Peter W. Anderson

174,859,619

99.50%

887,443

0.50%

Sonia A. Baxendale

175,563,031

99.90%

184,031

0.10%

Paul W. Derksen

174,447,367

99.26%

1,299,695

0.74%

William T. Holland

173,203,946

98.55%

2,543,116

1.45%

David P. Miller

174,855,428

99.49%

891,634

0.51%

Stephen T. Moore

175,597,521

99.91%

149,541

0.09%

Tom P. Muir

174,991,578

99.57%

755,484

0.43%

 

At the meeting, shareholders also voted: (i) to approve the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the auditors of the Corporation; (ii) to ratify and approve the adoption of the Corporation's Restricted Share Unit Plan, together with the grant of Restricted Share Units made under the plan prior to the Meeting; (iii) to confirm the adoption of By-Law No. 2 of the Corporation to increase the quorum requirement for meetings of shareholders to two persons representing not less than 25% of the outstanding shares of the Corporation entitled to vote at the meeting; and (iv) to accept the approach to executive compensation disclosed in the Management Information Circular of the Corporation dated March 1, 2017.

Details of each of these matters are set out in the Management Information. A report of voting results for each resolution presented at the Meeting prepared in accordance with National Instrument 51-102 has been filed under the Corporation's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

CI Financial Corp. (TSX: CIX) is an independent, Canadian-owned wealth management company with approximately $160.5 billion in assets as of March 31, 2017. Its primary operating businesses are CI Investments Inc., one of Canada's largest investment managers, advisory businesses Assante Wealth Management and Stonegate Private Counsel, and First Asset Capital Corp., a leader in providing actively managed exchange-traded funds to the Canadian marketplace. CI is on the Web at www.cifinancial.com.

SOURCE CI Financial Corp.

For further information: Investor Relations, CI Financial Corp., (416) 364-1145

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