Canaccord Financial Inc: Issue of Shares Under Pre-Existing Share Scheme

Canaccord Financial Inc: Issue of Shares Under Pre-Existing Share Scheme
TORONTO, March 27, 2013 - Canaccord Financial Inc. (the "Company", "Canaccord")
announces that an application has been made to the London Stock Exchange and
the UK Listing Authority for 170,562 common shares (which have no nominal or
par value) in relation to the Corazon Capital Group Limited Share Plan (a
legacy employee retention plan associated with a prior acquisition by Collins
Stewart Hawkpoint) to be admitted to the Official List of the London Stock
Exchange. These shares will rank pari passu in all respects with the existing
common shares in issue of the Company. As discussed in the Company's July 2012
prospectus related to its admission to the LSE Official List, Canaccord will
not award any future grants under the Corazon Capital Group Limited Share Plan. 
Through its principal subsidiaries, Canaccord Financial Inc. is a leading
independent, full-service financial services firm, with operations in two
principal segments of the securities industry: wealth management and global
capital markets.  Since its establishment in 1950, Canaccord 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.  Canaccord has offices in 13 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, Italy, Hong Kong,
mainland China, Myanmar, Singapore, Australia and Barbados.  
Canaccord Financial Inc. is publicly traded under the symbol CF on the TSX and
the symbol CF. on the London Stock Exchange.  
North America media:
Scott Davidson
Executive Vice President, Global Head of Corporate Development and Strategy
Phone: 416-869-3875, email: 
For investor relations inquiries contact:
Jamie Kokoska
Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications
Phone: 416-869-3891, email: 
Bobby Morse or Ben Romney
Buchanan (London)
Phone: +44 (0) 207 466 5000, email: 
Oliver Hearsey or James Kelly
RBC Europe Limited
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7653 4000, email: 

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