Canaccord Financial Inc: Director/PDMR Shareholding


                     RESPONSIBILITY AND CONNECTED PERSONS                      

TORONTO, July 3, 2013 -Canaccord Financial Inc. (the "Company") announces that
on June 28, 2013, the following independent directors were granted Deferred
Share Units ("DSUs"). A DSU is a book-keeping entry that tracks the value of
one common share of the Company. DSUs are paid out in cash when the director
leaves the board of directors of the Company but does not give any rights to
receive common shares. The value of the DSUs at the date of grant (based on a
ten day volume average weighted price) was $5.72054 Canadian dollars per DSU. 
Name of Director                     Number of DSUs awarded               
Charles Bralver                      2,186                                
Massimo Carello                      1,093                                
William Eeuwes                       2,186                                
Michael Harris                       4,808                                
Terrence Lyons                       2,568                                
Dipesh Shah                          2,186                                
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: 
Andrea Sergautis
Manager, Investor Relations & Communications
Phone: 416-687-5507, 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- Jul/03/2013 06:00 GMT
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