Canaccord Financial Inc: Director/PDMR Shareholding

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS/PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
RESPONSIBILITY AND CONNECTED PERSONS 
Annex DTR3 
1.   Name of the issuer                  2.   State whether the notification 
relates to (i) a transaction notified   
                                          in accordance with DTR 3.1.2 R, 
(ii) a disclosure made in accordance   
                                          with LR 9.8.6R(1) or (iii) a 
disclosure made in accordance with        
                                          section 793 of the Companies Act 
(2006).                               


     CANACCORD FINANCIAL INC.                                                   
                                    
                                              DTR 3.1.2 R                       
                                    
                                                                                


                                
3.   Name of person discharging          4.   State whether notification 
relates to a person connected with a person 
 managerial responsibilities/             discharging managerial 
responsibilities/director named in 3 and        


     director                                 identify the connected person     
                                    
                                                                                
                                    
                                              SPOUSE - MARITTA ROTHWELL         
                                    
                                                                                
                                    
     JOHN ROTHWELL                                                              
                                    
                                                                                


                                
5.   Indicate whether the notification   6.   Description of shares (including 
class), debentures or derivatives or  
 is in respect of a holding of the        financial instruments relating to 
shares                               


     person referred to in 3 or 4 above                                         
                                    
     or in respect of a non-beneficial                                          
                                    
     interest                                                                   
                                    
                                              COMMON SHARES                     
                                    
     NOTIFICATION RELATES TO THE                                                
                                    
     PERSONS NAMED IN 3 AND 4.                                                  
                                    
                                                                                


                                
7.   Name of registered shareholders(s)  8.   State the nature of the 
transaction                                    


     and, if more than one, the number                                          
                                    
     of shares held by each of them                                             
                                    
                                              SALE IN THE OPEN MARKET           
                                     
                                                                                
                                    
     JOHN ROTHWELL: 321,043                                                     
                                    
                                                                                
                                    
     THE FIGURE ABOVE INCLUDES                                                  
                                    
     SHAREHOLDINGS OWNED BY MR.                                                 
                                    
     ROTHWELL'S SPOUSE                                                          
                                    
                                                                                


                                
9.   Number of shares, debentures or     10.  Percentage of issued class 
acquired (treasury shares of that class     
 financial instruments relating to        should not be taken into account 
when calculating percentage)          


     shares acquired                                                            
                                    
                                              N/A                               
                                    
     N/A                                      


                                                                  
11.  Number of shares, debentures or     12.  Percentage of issued class 
disposed (treasury shares of that class     
 financial instruments relating to        should not be taken into account 
when calculating percentage)          


     shares disposed                                                            
                                    
                                              0.0098%                           
                                    
     10,000 COMMON SHARES                                                       
                                    
                                                                                


                                
13.  Price per share or value of         14.  Date and place of transaction      


                                    
     transaction                                                                
                                    
                                              WATERLOO, ONTARIO                 
                                    
     $6.77 CANADIAN                           JANUARY 3, 2013                   
                                    
                                                                                


                                
15.  Total holding following             16.  Date issuer informed of 
transaction                                    


     notification and total percentage                                          
                                    
     holding following notification (any                                        
                                    
     treasury shares should not be taken                                        
                                    
     into account when calculating            JANUARY 9, 2013                   
                                    
     percentage)                                                                
                                    
                                                                                
                                    
     311,043/0.3%                                                               
                                    
                                                                                
                                    
     THE FIGURE ABOVE INCLUDES                                                  
                                    
     SHAREHOLDINGS OWNED BY MR.                                                 
                                    


 ROTHWELL'S SPOUSE                       
If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by
the issuer complete the following boxes 
17.  Date of grant                   18.  Period during which or date on     


                                          which exercisable                 
                                                                            
                                                                            
                                                                            


                                                                        
19.  Total amount paid (if any) for  20.  Description of shares or           


     grant of the option                  debentures involved (class and    
                                          number)                           
                                                                            
                                                                            
                                                                            


                                                                        
21.  Exercise price (if fixed at     22.  Total number of shares or          


     time of grant) or indication         debentures over which options held
     that price is to be fixed at         following notification            
     the time of exercise                                                   
                                                                            
              

23.  Any additional information      24.  Name of contact and telephone     
                                          number for queries                
     NONE                                                                   
                                          JULIA GRAY                        
                                          1-416-687-5315                    
                                                                            


 
Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for making notification        
                                                                
JULIA GRAY, ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL AND ASSISTANT CORPORATE SECRETARY     
                                                                       
Date of Notification:  JANUARY 10, 2013                                     
Notes:    This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification
required by DTR 3.1.4. 
(1)           An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction
relating to the shares or debentures of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to
16, 23 and 24. 
(2)           An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative
relating the shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 13, 14,
16, 23 and 24. 
(3)           An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to
a director/person discharging managerial responsibilities should complete boxes
1 to 3 and 17 to 24. 
(4)           An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial
instrument relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a debenture) should
complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24. 
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