TORONTO, June 6, 2013 – GMP Capital Inc. (GMP) (TSX:GMP) today announced that it is changing the name and brand of
its asset management business to CQI Capital Management L.P. (CQI), effective immediately. The new corporate name and
brand underscores the strategic repositioning of the business and the alignment of its mandate with the franchise-building
efforts of GMP’s business partners at Richardson GMP Limited. In conjunction with the rebranding, the GMPIM Equity
Opportunities Funds has been renamed the CQI Equity Opportunities Funds.
“The rebranding initiative is a strategic component to CQI’s evolution, which clearly communicates the drivers of CQI’s
investment management process - Cyclical and Quantitative Investing,” said Dan McClure, Chief Executive Officer, CQI. Mr.
McClure continued “With an experienced team of investment professionals with proven track records of performance, we are
looking confidently at the future and our prospects for growth.”
Concurrently, CQI also announced the launch of the CQI Income Opportunities Fund, an equity-focused income fund which
seeks to provide investors with stable returns while effectively reducing downside volatility and a view toward wealth
preservation. The fund’s investment strategy will be opportunity led, targeting a broad set of securities across the North
American equity investment universe.
Commenting on the launch of the CQI Income Opportunities Fund, Mr. McClure said, “The combination of our depth of
expertise together with CQI’s proprietary investment process and robust risk management represents an ideal platform to
identify and capitalize on a wide set of investment opportunities that we believe exist in North American equities.”
Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dan McClure, CQI will remain focused on providing unique and differentiated
investment management products and services to high-net-worth individuals and institutional investors. CQI follows a unique
macro-driven, quantitatively-informed investment process that is supported by a fundamental due diligence approach for
security selection and an integrated and comprehensive risk management process.
As previously announced, CQI continues to manage the CQI Equity Opportunities Funds and the Genesis Partners Fund LP,
ensuring that investors in those funds continue to benefit from the same management team that is currently overseeing their assets.
“We are fortunate to have GMP as a strategic partner, which will allow CQI to operate independently within the framework of a
much larger organization that offers scale and strength to our business,” said McClure. “We are also energized by the prospect
of working closely with Richardson GMP to identify opportunities to develop customized investment offerings for their
extensive and sophisticated high-net-worth clientele.”
ABOUT CQI CAPITAL MANAGEMENT L.P.
CQI Capital Management L.P. (CQI) is an asset management firm focused on providing unique and differentiated investment
management products and services to high-net-worth individuals and institutional investors. CQI and its team of experienced
investment professionals follow a disciplined investment process with a goal to provide investors with superior risk-adjusted
returns through all phases of the business cycle. CQI draws on expertise in equities, commodities, fixed income, currencies and
the derivative markets to deliver investment solutions designed to meet the diverse needs of investors. CQI is registered as an
Exempt Market Dealer, Commodity Trading Manager, Portfolio Manager and Investment Fund Manager with the Ontario
Securities Commission and is registered as an Exempt Market Dealer with all provincial securities commissions. CQI is a
majority-owned subsidiary of GMP Capital Inc. (TSX:GMP), a leading independent diversified financial services firm
headquartered in Toronto, Canada. For further information, please visit www.cqicapital.com.
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 global client base that includes corporate clients, institutional
investors and high-net-worth individuals in two 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 noncontrolling
ownership interest in Richardson GMP Limited and the investment management and alternative investment
products provided by CQI Capital Management L.P. Richardson GMP Limited is a full-service independent firm focused on
providing exclusive and comprehensive wealth management and investment services delivered by an experienced team of
investment professionals. 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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