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Canaccord Genuity appoints Gerhard Gleich as Head of its Frankfurt Team

03 February 2014

LONDON, February 3, 2014 – Canaccord Genuity is pleased to announce that Gerhard Gleich has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Head of its Frankfurt team. 

“We are very pleased to welcome Gerhard to our firm. With his deep Industrials expertise and experience, he will play a key role in the further development of our Frankfurt office and in strengthening our advisory capabilities in the German market,” stated Alexis de Rosnay, CEO of Canaccord Genuity Limited.

Commenting on his appointment, Gerhard said: “I am very pleased to be joining Canaccord Genuity’s global platform, and I look forward to working with the team in Frankfurt to deliver high-quality services to clients.”

Gerhard has over 20 years of corporate and investment banking experience. Prior to accepting his new role at Canaccord Genuity, Gerhard was Head of Industrials for Berenberg in Frankfurt, where he advised, among other things, on the takeovers of Tognum by Daimler and Rolls Royce, of elexis AG by SMS group and the sale of Ziemann Group to international strategic investors. Prior to this, Gerhard was co-head Industrials Germany within Dresdne Kleinwort/Commerzbank, and he also worked for Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt and London. He was involved in numerous national and cross-border M&A transactions including the takeover of DEMAG Cranes by Terex, the acquisition of Haldex Traction Systems by BorgWarner, the sale of SLV Group to Hg Capital and the acquisition of Buderus by Bosch, as well as strategic advisory work for a wide range of strategic and private equity clients.  

Canaccord Genuity opened its Frankfurt office in mid-2010. Gerhard’s appointment follows recent new hires to the firm’s UK Research, Corporate Broking and M&A teams.

Gerhard will work alongside the following senior members of our German team:

ABOUT CANACCORD GENUITY:

Canaccord Genuity is the global capital markets division of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (TSX:CF, LSE: CF.), offering institutional and corporate clients idea-driven investment banking, merger and acquisition, research, sales and trading services from offices in 11 countries worldwide. Our team of nearly 1,000 capital markets and advisory professionals has industry and transactional expertise in 18 key sectors of the global economy. We are committed to providing valued services to our clients throughout the entire lifecycle of their business and operating as a gold standard independent investment bank – expansive in resources and reach, but targeted in industry expertise, market focus and individual client attention. 

More information is available at www.canaccordgenuity.com.

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 11 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, mainland 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. 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

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:
Andrea Sergautis
Manager, Investor Relations & Communications
Phone: 416-687-5507, email: andrea.sergautis@canaccord.com

London media:
Bobby Morse or Ben Romney
Buchanan (London)
Phone: +44 (0) 207 466 5000, email: bobbym@buchanan.uk.com

Broker:
Oliver Hearsey
RBC Europe Limited
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7653 4000, email: oliver.hearsey@rbccm.com

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