GMP Capital announces election of directors

TORONTO, April 29, 2016 /CNW/ - GMP Capital Inc. (GMP) (TSX:GMP) today announced that the nominees listed in the Management Information Circular dated March 21, 2016, were elected as directors of GMP.  The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at GMP's Annual Meeting of Common Shareholders (the Meeting) on Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Toronto, Ontario, are set out below.

Election of Directors

By a vote conducted by show of hands, each of the 10 nominees listed in the Management Information Circular was elected to serve as a director of GMP until the next annual meeting or until his or her successor is elected or appointed, with the outcome of the vote being as follows:

Nominee

Votes
For

% of Votes
For

Votes
Withheld

% of Votes
Withheld

David G. Brown

46,592,104

99.89%

52,337

0.11%

David C. Ferguson

46,644,140

100.00%

301

0.00%

Harris A. Fricker

46,545,789

99.79%

98,652

0.21%

Fiona L. Macdonald

46,592,177

99.89%

52,264

0.11%

Eugene C. McBurney

46,495,113

99.68%

149,328

0.32%

James D. Meekison

46,592,177

99.89%

52,264

0.11%

Robert G. Peters

46,592,177

99.89%

52,264

0.11%

H. Sanford Riley

46,494,945

99.68%

149,496

0.32%

Kevin M. Sullivan

46,541,489

99.78%

102,952

0.22%

Donald A. Wright

46,545,801

99.79%

98,640

0.21%

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Meeting held on Thursday, April 28, 2016, can be accessed at www.gmpcapital.com and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

ABOUT GMP CAPITAL INC.

GMP is a leading independent diversified financial services firm headquartered in Toronto, Canada, providing a wide range of financial products and services to a global client base that includes corporate clients, institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals in two integrated reporting segments. The Capital Markets segment provides investment banking, including advisory and underwriting services, institutional sales and trading and research through offices located in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, New York, Houston, Miami, Dallas, Hong Kong and Beijing. Wealth Management consists of GMP's non-controlling ownership interest in Richardson GMP Limited. Richardson GMP Limited, Canada's largest independent wealth management firm, is focused on providing exclusive and comprehensive wealth management and investment services delivered by an experienced team of investment professionals. GMP is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "GMP". For further information, please visit our corporate website at gmpcapital.com.

SOURCE GMP Capital Inc.

For further information: GMP Capital Inc., Rocco Colella, Director, Investor Relations, 145 King Street West, Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J8, Tel: (416) 941-0894; Fax: (416) 943-6175, rcolella@gmpcapital.com or investorrelations@gmpcapital.com

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