Canaccord Genuity establishes an integrated UK & Europe Investment Banking practice

01 March 2013

LONDON, 1 March 2013 – Canaccord Genuity is pleased to announce that it has formally integrated the UK and European advisory business previously known as Canaccord Genuity Hawkpoint into its global investment banking practice. As a result of this initiative, all advisory, corporate broking and capital markets services provided to corporate and institutional clients now share the Canaccord Genuity brand.

“We believe this comprehensive approach to supporting our corporate clients through their growth and corporate development activities will add significant value to our client relationships,” stated Paul Reynolds, President and CEO of Canaccord Financial Inc. “By leveraging our strong and well-recognized advisory expertise with our global capital raising capabilities, our clients will now receive trusted advice and financing services through one dedicated investment banking team.”

Today, Canaccord Genuity has over 270 investment banking professionals located in 21 cities and 13 countries worldwide, and distribution capabilities in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. This global platform provides a unique perspective that generates opportunities for clients smaller investment banks cannot provide.

In the UK, Canaccord Genuity was the second most active investment bank for number of transactions led or co-led during 20121 and has the second largest retained corporate client base2.

1  Thomson Reuters data. C4c1r - UK
2  Morningstar Q4/14 All Market Advisor Rankings

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