GMP Capital Trust declares April distribution



    TORONTO, April 19 /CNW/ - GMP Capital Trust (the "Fund") announced today
a monthly cash distribution of $0.125 per unit for the month of April 2007 to
be paid on May 18, 2007, to unitholders of record as of April 30, 2007. The
Fund's units trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol GMP.UN. A
cash distribution of $0.125 per unit for the month of April 2007 to be paid on
May 18, 2007, was also declared to holders of the Class B limited partner
units of Griffiths McBurney L.P.

    ABOUT GMP CAPITAL TRUST

    GMP Capital Trust carries on business through the following entities: GMP
Securities L.P., Griffiths McBurney Corp., GMP Securities Europe LLP, GMP
Private Client L.P. and EdgeStone Capital Partners, L.P. GMP Securities L.P.
is a leading independent Canadian investment dealer focused on investment
banking and institutional equities for corporate clients and institutional
investors. GMP Securities L.P. can be found on the web at gmpsecurities.com.
Griffiths McBurney Corp. services institutional clients in the United States
while GMP Securities Europe LLP provides investment banking and institutional
equity services to clients located in Europe. GMP Private Client L.P. is a
full-service investment firm focused on high-net-worth private investors that
provides wealth preservation, income and growth strategies delivered by
seasoned investment advisors. GMP Private Client L.P. can be found on the web
at gmpprivateclient.com. EdgeStone Capital Partners, L.P. is one of Canada's
leading private equity firms, providing capital, strategic direction and
business and financial advice to help promising mid-market and early stage
companies achieve their full potential. EdgeStone Capital Partners, L.P. can
be found on the web at edgestone.com. GMP Capital Trust is listed on the
Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol GMP.UN. The website is
gmpcapitaltrust.com. GMP Capital Trust has offices in Toronto, Calgary,
Montreal, Vancouver, Geneva and London.

    Forward-Looking Statements
    This press release may contain "forward-looking statements" (as defined
under applicable securities laws) concerning anticipated future events,
results, circumstances, performance or expectations that are not historical
facts but instead represent our beliefs, expectations, estimates and
projections regarding future events, many of which, by their nature, are
inherently uncertain and beyond our control. These statements are not
guarantees of future performance and are subject to numerous risks and
uncertainties, including those described in the Fund's regulatory filings,
which are available on our website at gmpcapitaltrust.com and on SEDAR at
sedar.com. The Fund Group's primary business activities, by their nature, are
both competitive and subject to various risks. These risks include market,
credit, liquidity, operational and regulatory risks and other risk factors
including, without limitation, variations in the value of securities, the
volatility and liquidity of equity trading markets, the volume of new
financings and mergers and acquisitions, competition in the marketplace for
suitable investments, sustainability of fees, nature and type of portfolio
company investments, ability to realize carried interest entitlements and
dependence on key personnel. Other factors, such as general economic
conditions also may have an impact on the Fund Group's results of operations.
Many of these risks and uncertainties can affect our actual results and could
cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied
in any forward-looking statement made by us or on our behalf. Except as
required by applicable law, we undertake no obligation to publicly update or
revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise.





For further information:

For further information: GMP Capital Trust, Investor Relations, 145 King
Street West, Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 1J8, Tel: (416) 367-8600, Fax:
(416) 941-0839, investorrelations@gmpcapitaltrust.com


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