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Canaccord Genuity expands European investment banking capability with engagement of Senior Adviser in Paris

10 September 2015

LONDON, September 10, 2015 – Canaccord Genuity is pleased to welcome Michel Jacob as a Senior Adviser. Mr. Jacob brings more than 25 years of European investment banking experience, with a focus on M&A and restructuring in the Technology, Aerospace & Defense, Energy and Financials sectors.

Mr. Jacob will be based in Paris and will focus on further developing Canaccord Genuity’s European investment banking business and helping to facilitate cross-border investment banking activity by leveraging the broader global resources and distribution capabilities of the firm. Throughout his career, Mr. Jacob has developed strong working relationships with many of the senior executives of Canaccord Genuity in Europe and North America.

“Michel’s extensive international advisory experience strongly complements our existing global M&A and restructuring practice and allows us to respond to improving momentum we are experiencing in the region,” said Alexis de Rosnay, Chief Executive Officer, Canaccord Genuity Limited (UK & Europe).“He will have an important role in helping to grow our capabilities in France and will work closely with the firm’s partners in North America and the UK & Europe.”

Mr. Jacob began his career at the Inspection Générale des Finances. From 1988, he served as a Managing Director, Mergers and Acquisitions for La Compagnie Finançiére Edmond de Rothschild Banque, before becoming CEO of that bank in 1993. In 2005, Mr. Jacob formed Galileo Finance, having previously been part of the team that founded Toulouse & Associes, which was sold to Leonardo & Company.

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 10 countries worldwide, including Wealth Management offices located in Canada, Australia,the UK, Guernsey, Jersey, and the Isle of Man. Canaccord Genuity, the international capital markets division, operates in Canada, the US, the UK, France, Ireland, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Australia and Barbados. To us there are no foreign markets.™

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:
Christina Marinoff
Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications
Phone: 416-687-5507, email: christina.marinoff@canaccord.com

London media:
Robert Morgan
Stockwell
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7240 2486, email: robert.morgan@stockwellgroup.com

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

Simon Hardy or Alex Collins
Jefferies International Limited
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7029 8000, email: simon.hardy@jefferies.com;alex.collins@jefferies.com 

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