John D. Rothwell joins Canaccord Capital Inc. as EVP, Head of Private Client Services



    VANCOUVER, Oct. 15 /CNW/ - Canaccord Capital Inc. ("CCI" or the
"Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of John D. Rothwell as
Executive Vice President and Head of Private Client Services. Mr. Rothwell has
over 30 years of financial services experience, with Midland Walwyn Capital,
Mackenzie Financial, Fidelity Investments and, most recently, as President of
Wellington West Capital Inc.
    "John is an exceptional new partner on our leadership team with an
outstanding knowledge of the brokerage industry and a clear view of where it
is going," said Paul Reynolds, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Canaccord Capital Inc. "His depth of experience, energy and entrepreneurialism
will be critical to the continued growth and success of our Private Client
Service platform."
    Beginning October 30th, Mr. Rothwell will lead Canaccord Capital's
Private Client Services division with a mandate focused on talent acquisition,
product and service development, and enhanced revenue and asset growth. As a
leading independent investment dealer, Canaccord's Private Client Services
division has built its reputation on the quality of our investment ideas. Mr.
Rothwell will play a key role in leading this business into its next stage of
evolution while continuing to increase Canaccord's relevance to clients.

    ABOUT CANACCORD CAPITAL INC.:

    Through its principal subsidiaries, Canaccord Capital Inc. (TSX & AIM:
CCI) is a leading independent, full-service investment dealer in Canada with
capital markets operations in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Canaccord is publicly traded on both the Toronto Stock Exchange and AIM, a
market operated by the London Stock Exchange. Canaccord has operations in two
of the principal segments of the securities industry: capital markets and
private client services. Together, these operations offer a wide range of
complementary investment products, brokerage services and investment banking
services to Canaccord's private, institutional and corporate clients.
Canaccord has approximately 1,698 employees worldwide in 30 offices, including
23 Private Client Services offices located across Canada. Canaccord Adams, the
international capital markets division, has operations in Toronto, London,
Boston, Vancouver, New York, Calgary, Montreal, San Francisco, Houston, and
Barbados.





For further information:

For further information: North America Media: Scott Davidson, Managing
Director, Global Head of Marketing & Communications, Phone: (416) 869-3875,
email: scott_davidson@canaccord.com; For investor relations inquiries contact:
Katherine Young, Vice President, Investor Relations, Phone: (416) 869-7292,
email: katherine_young@canaccord.com; London Media: Bobby Morse or Ben Willey,
Buchanan Communications (London), Phone: +44 (0) 207-466-5000, email:
bobbym@buchanan.uk.com; Nominated Adviser and Broker: Tom Hulme, Teathers
Limited, Phone: +44 (0) 207-426-9000, email: tom.hulme@teathers.com


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