Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. Welcomes the Cash Management Group Led by Andrew Johns to its Canadian Wealth Management Platform

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (Canaccord Genuity, the Company, TSX:CF) is pleased to announce the addition of the Cash Management Group, one of Canada's top investment advisory teams to its Canadian Wealth Management division. This addition supports the firm's objective of growing assets under management and administration, to enhance the long-term stability of its earnings potential.

"I am very pleased that Andrew Johns and the talented group of professionals of the Cash Management Group have chosen Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management as the firm to expand their business," said Stuart Raftus, President of Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management in Canada. "We have continued to attract leading investment advisory teams to our independent platform by providing advisors with the flexibility to offer unique strategies and service offerings that meet and exceed the evolving needs of their clients."

Based in Vancouver, the Canaccord Genuity Cash Management Group specializes in institutional cash management for municipalities, Crown, public and private corporations with a focus on principal protection, liquidity and yield.  The team also manages a highly competitive foreign exchange program, in addition to an exclusive private wealth management service which offers unique solutions tailored for high-net worth investors in Canada.

Andrew Johns is the lead financial adviser for the Canaccord Genuity Cash Management Group. With over 17 years of financial services industry experience, Andrew led his team to become a top advisory group by assets and revenue over multiple years at their previous firm. Andrew joins Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management in Canada with a team of twelve talented professionals, who work closely together to ensure exceptional client experiences with a focus on building, preserving and enhancing wealth.

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Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management operations provide comprehensive wealth management solutions and brokerage services to individual investors, private clients, charities and intermediaries through a full suite of services tailored to the needs of clients in each of its markets. The Company's wealth management division now has Investment Advisors (IAs) and professionals in Canada, the UK, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Australia.

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, the UK, Guernsey, Jersey, and the Isle of Man and Australia. Canaccord Genuity, the international capital markets division, operates in Canada, the US, the UK, France, Ireland, Hong Kong, China, Australia and Dubai. To us there are no foreign markets.

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. is publicly traded under the symbol CF on the TSX.

SOURCE Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

For further information: For investor and media relations inquiries: Christina Marinoff, Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications, Canaccord Genuity, 416-687-5507,,


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