Canaccord Financial Inc: Canaccord Financial Inc.: Block Listing

CANACCORD FINANCIAL INC.:                            
                             BLOCK LISTING                                  
TORONTO, May 17, 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 a block listing of 1,325,000 common shares which
have no nominal or par value in relation to the Canaccord Long Term Incentive
Plan share scheme 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. 
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: 
London media: 
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: 

-0- May/17/2013 06:00 GMT
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