TORONTO, September 18, 2012 – GMP Capital Inc. (“GMP”) (TSX: GMP) announced today that Christine
Drake, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, is leaving GMP. GMP also announced that its Board of
Directors has appointed Deborah Starkman, Managing Director, Finance, as GMP’s new Chief Financial
Officer and Secretary, effective immediately. Ms. Starkman has served in a number of roles including
Head of Regulatory Reporting and Risk Management since joining GMP in February 2006. Ms. Starkman
is a Chartered Accountant and also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
On behalf of GMP and the Board of Directors, we thank Christine for her contributions over the years
and we wish her well in her future endeavours” said Harris Fricker, Chief Executive Officer of GMP.
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 client base that
includes corporate clients, institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals in three 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, a
full-service independent firm focused on providing exclusive and comprehensive wealth management
and investment services delivered by an experienced team of investment professionals. The Alternative
Investments segment consists of the investment management and alternative investment products
provided by GMP Investment Management L.P. GMP is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the
symbol “GMP”. For further information, please visit our corporate website at gmpcapital.com.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
GMP Capital Inc.
Rocco Colella, Director, Investor Relations
145 King Street West, Suite 300,
Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J8
Tel: (416) 941-0894; Fax: (416) 943-6175
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