Gravitas Financial Inc Invests in Privest Wealth Management Inc, an Exempt Market Dealer


TORONTO, Oct 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Gravitas Financial Inc (CSE:GFI) ("Gravitas" or the "Company") as part of its strategy to acquire ownership interests in licensed financial products distribution businesses, has made a strategic investment in Privest Wealth Management Inc (Privest), a Calgary based Exempt Market Dealer, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Gravitas Financial Services Holdings Inc. 

Gravitas views the exempt market channel as an important capital raising avenue for corporations in Canada, and its objective is to work with Privest to continue to raise product quality, compliance and governance within this channel, and to support Privest's goal to be a consolidator and market leader. 

About Gravitas Financial Inc
Gravitas is a diversified financial services and merchant banking firm that has an active presence in fast growing international regions including China, India and the Middle East. Gravitas has made strategic investments in high quality and well-managed financial and capital market services companies. The Company currently has ownership interests in various distribution channels, including its 40% ownership in Portfolio Strategies Corporation (PSC), one of Canada's largest independent Mutual Fund Dealers, with over $2.3 billion in assets under administration and 250 Advisors across Canada.

Certain statements in this news release constitute "forward-looking" statements. These statements relate to future events or the Company's future performance. All such statements involve substantial known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results to vary from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties, they should not be read as guarantees of future performance or results, and they will not necessarily be accurate indications of whether or not such results will be achieved. Actual results could differ materially from those anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are based upon what management believes are reasonable assumptions on the date of this news release, the Company cannot assure investors that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. The forward looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date hereof and the Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable securities regulations.

SOURCE Gravitas Financial Inc.

For further information: Gravitas Financial Inc: Vishy Karamadam, Tel: (647) 352-0666, Email:,

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