GMP Capital Trust to announce fourth quarter and year-end results



    TORONTO, Feb. 5 /CNW/ - GMP Capital Trust (TSX -- GMP.UN) plans to
announce its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended
December 31, 2007, on Thursday, February 28, 2008. A conference call and live
audio webcast to discuss the firm's results will also be held at 11:00 a.m.
(ET). Kevin Sullivan (Chief Executive Officer) and Christine Drake (Chief
Financial Officer) will host the call along with a question and answer
session.
    Interested parties are invited to listen to our quarterly conference call
by dialing 416-644-3415 or 1-800-733-7571 (toll free). The link to the live
audio webcast will be accessible at gmpcapitaltrust.com. A replay of the
conference call can be accessed by telephone until Thursday March 6, 2008 by
calling 416-640-1917 or 1-877-289-8525 (toll free) and entering access code
21258288 (followed by the number sign). Please direct any questions regarding
the conference call to investorrelations@gmpcapitaltrust.com.

    ABOUT GMP CAPITAL TRUST

    GMP Capital Trust carries on business through the following principal
entities: GMP Securities L.P., Griffiths McBurney Corp., GMP Securities Europe
LLP, GMP Private Client L.P., EdgeStone Capital Partners, L.P. and GMP
Investment Management 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 Investment Management L.P. through
its private funds seeks to generate superior risk-adjusted investment returns
over the long term by utilizing an integrated multi-strategy approach
consisting of diversified investment strategies. GMP Investment Management
L.P.'s offerings are aimed at both high net worth individuals and
institutional investors. 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.

    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. The primary risks include,
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 and credit risk
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, Rocco Colella, Director,
Investor Relations, 145 King Street West, Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario, M5H
1J8, Tel: (416) 941-0894, Fax: (416) 943-6175, rcolella@gmpsecurities.com;
alternatively: investorrelations@gmpcapitaltrust.com


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