EGI Financial Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, May 16, 2014 /CNW/ - EGI Financial Holdings Inc. ("EGI") (TSX: EFH) today announced the voting results for the election of its board of directors at its annual general meeting of shareholders.

Mr. Robert Purves, Chair of the Board, is pleased to welcome EGI's newest directors - Ani Hotoyan-Joly, Serge Lavoie and Carol Poulsen.  Their combined experience will enhance the effectiveness of EGI's board with their background in insurance, finance and information technology.  Biographies of the directors can be viewed at the following link:

Mr. Purves also thanked the departing directors, Mark Curry, Pat Hodgson and Paul Little, for their valuable contribution during their years of service as directors.

All nine nominees listed in the EGI management information circular dated March 14, 2014, were elected as directors.  The detailed results of the vote held at its annual general meeting of shareholders on May 13, 2014, are set out below.

Nominees Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
Peter Crawford 7,869,909 99.99% 1,000 0.01%
Steve Dobronyi 7,869,909 99.99% 1,000 0.01%
Ani Hotoyan-Joly 7,869,909 99.99% 1,000 0.01%
Serve Lavoie 7,869,909 99.99% 1,000 0.01%
Douglas E. McIntyre 7,869,909 99.99% 1,000 0.01%
Carol Poulsen 7,869,789 99.99% 1,120 0.01%
Robert Purves 7,869,789 99.99% 1,120 0.01%
Angus Ross 7,869,789 99.99% 1,120 0.01%
Bruce West 7,823,291 99.40% 47,618 0.60%

The resolution to appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the auditors of the Corporation and authorizing the Board of Directors to fix their remuneration was carried.

About EGI Financial

Founded in 1997, EGI Financial operates in the property and casualty insurance industry in Canada and Europe, primarily focusing on non-standard automobile insurance and other specialty insurance products.

SOURCE: EGI Financial Holdings Inc.

For further information:

Kathy Shulman
Investor Relations Manager

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