Equity Financial Holdings Announces the Results of its 2016 Meeting of Shareholders

TORONTO, May 25, 2017 /CNW/ - Equity Financial Holdings Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: EQI) announces the results of its 2016 annual meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting") held in Toronto, Ontario on May 25, 2017.

At the Meeting, all director nominees listed in the Company's management information circular dated April 18, 2017 were elected as directors of the Company. The detailed results of the vote by ballot are as follows:

Director

Vote Type

Number of Votes

Percentage of Votes

Yousry Bissada

For

Withheld

6,400,061

635,261

90.97%

9.03%

Brendan Calder

For

Withheld

6,191,790

843,532

88.01%

11.99%

Peter Friedmann

For

Withheld

6,694,485

340,837

95.16%

4.84%

Michael R. Jones

For

Withheld

6,694,885

340,437

95.16%

4.84%

Bradley R. Kipp

For

Withheld

6,694,864

340,458

95.16%

4.84%

Michèle McCarthy

For

Withheld

6,694,485

340,837

95.16%

4.84%

William Mulvihill

For

Withheld

6,460,998

340,837

94.99%

5.01%

Martin Ouellet

For

Withheld

6,461,398

340,437

94.99%

5.01%

F. David Rounthwaite

For

Withheld

6,460,998

340,837

94.99%

5.01%

Calvin Younger

For

Withheld

6,460,998

340,837

94.99%

5.01%

Stephen J. Griggs

For

Withheld

6,637,873

397,449

94.35%

5.65%

 

In addition, at the Meeting, shareholders reappointed EY LLP as auditors of the Company. The formal report on voting results with respect to all matters voted upon at the Meeting will be filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

The Company is a financial services company operating through its wholly‐owned subsidiary, Equity Financial Trust Company ("Equity Trust"), a federally regulated deposit‐taking institution. Equity Trust serves the Canadian mortgage market by offering residential first mortgage loans to non‐prime and near‐prime customers who do not meet the conventional underwriting standards of the major Canadian banks. Learn more at www.equityfinancialtrust.com.

SOURCE Equity Financial Holdings Inc.

For further information: EQUITY FINANCIAL HOLDINGS INC., Michael R. Jones, President and CEO, Tel.: (647) 277-0106, www.equityfinancialtrust.com

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