GMP Securities to donate 100% of trading commissions in support of Alberta flood relief efforts
24 Jun, 2013, 12:16 ET
TORONTO, June 24, 2013 /CNW/ - GMP Capital Inc. (GMP) (TSX: GMP), a leading Canadian diversified financial services firm, announced today that its subsidiary GMP Securities L.P. will hold a Charity Trading Day on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in support of relief efforts following heavy flooding in Calgary and southern Alberta. GMP Securities L.P. will donate 100% of all agency trading commission dollars from institutional equity trades generated that day to support the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Floods Fund.
"Calgary has been incredibly supportive of our firm and our people since we commenced business almost 20 years ago. We maintain a significant investment banking and wealth management presence in the city and thus know firsthand the impact of the flood on the city and its people," said Harris Fricker, Chief Executive Officer, GMP. "We are proud to do our part to support the people of this great city."
ABOUT GMP CAPITAL INC.
GMP Capital Inc. (GMP) is a leading independent diversified financial services firm headquartered in Toronto, Canada, providing a wide range of financial products and services to a global client base that includes corporate clients, institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals in two integrated reporting segments. The Capital Markets segment provides investment banking, including advisory and underwriting services, institutional sales and trading and research through offices located in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, New York, Miami, Dallas, London, Perth and Sydney. The Capital Markets segment conducts its business through the following operating entities: GMP Securities L.P., GMP Securities, LLC, Griffiths McBurney Corp., GMP Securities Europe LLP and GMP Securities Australia Pty Limited. Wealth Management consists of GMP's non-controlling ownership interest in Richardson GMP Limited and the investment management and alternative investment products provided by CQI Capital Management L.P. Richardson GMP Limited is a full-service independent firm focused on providing exclusive and comprehensive wealth management and investment services delivered by an experienced team of investment professionals. GMP is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "GMP". For further information, please visit our corporate website at gmpcapital.com.
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