TORONTO, ON. (April 9, 2009) – GMP Capital Trust (the “Fund” or “GMP”) (TSX: GMP.UN) plans to
announce its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2009, and host its Annual General
Meeting and Special Meeting of Unitholders (the “Meeting”), on Friday, May 8, 2009. A conference call
and live audio webcast to discuss GMP’s first quarter results will also be held at
10:00 a.m. (ET). Kevin Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer, and Christine Drake, Chief Financial Officer,
will host the call along with a question and answer session for analysts and institutional investors.