Statement from Chairman of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

TORONTO, March 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (the "Company") wishes to disclose that Paul Reynolds, President and CEO has been hospitalized following an unexpected medical emergency during a family vacation.  He remains in serious but improving condition. Chairman David Kassie will assume the role of CEO on an interim basis until Mr. Reynolds is able to resume his duties.

"We are optimistic for Paul's full and speedy recovery," said David Kassie, Chairman of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. "He is awake and responsive with his family by his side."

The Reynolds family requests privacy during Paul's recovery.

ABOUT CANACCORD GENUITY GROUP INC.:

Through its principal subsidiaries, Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (the "Company") is a leading independent, full-service financial services firm, with operations in two principal segments of the securities industry: wealth management and capital markets.  Since its establishment in 1950, the Company has been driven by an unwavering commitment to building lasting client relationships. We achieve this by generating value for our individual, institutional and corporate clients through comprehensive investment solutions, brokerage services and investment banking services.  The Company has offices in 10 countries worldwide, including Wealth Management offices located in Canada, Australia, the UK and Europe.  Canaccord Genuity, the international capital markets division, operates in Canada, the US, the UK, France, Germany, Ireland, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Australia and Barbados.  To us there are no foreign markets.TM

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. is publicly traded under the symbol CF on the TSX and the symbol CF. on the London Stock Exchange. 

SOURCE Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

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For further information: North America media: Scott Davidson, Executive Vice President, Global Head of Corporate Development and Strategy, Phone: 416-869-3875, email: scott.davidson@canaccord.com; For investor relations inquiries contact: Christina Marinoff, Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications, Phone: 416-687-5507, email: christina.marinoff@canaccord.com; London media: Robert Morgan or Nicola Ratchford, Stockwell, Phone: +44 (0) 20 7240 2486, email: robert.morgan@stockwellgroup.com; nicola.ratchford@stockwellgroup.com; Brokers: Oliver Hearsey, RBC Europe Limited, Phone: +44 (0) 20 7653 4000, email: oliver.hearsey@rbccm.com; Simon Hardy or Alex Collins, Jefferies International Limited, Phone: +44 (0)20 7029 8000

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