TORONTO, ON. (May 28, 2018) - GMP Capital Inc. (GMP) (TSX: GMP), a leading Canadian diversified financial services firm, announced today that its subsidiary GMP Securities L.P., in partnership with Grit Capital, Einstein Exchange and Vanbex Ventures, will host a charity trading day on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in support of Covenant House Toronto's anti-sex trafficking campaign.
GMP Capital Inc. is also proud to renew its title sponsorship for the second annual 'Grand Commission' being held the evening of June 6, 2018 at the Ritz Carlton Toronto. The GMP Capital Grand Commission is a multi-dimensional fundraiser that merges pledge-driven corporate giving with a black-tie affair. Employing innovative strategies to accelerate fundraising initiatives, the Grand Commission identifies the most vulnerable areas of Toronto – with proceeds from the 2018 gala in support of Covenant House.
The first of its kind in Canada, this year's charity trading day combines traditional equity trading with the dynamic world of cryptocurrency trading.
On June 6, 2018, GMP Securities L.P. will donate 100% of all agency trading commission dollars from institutional equity trades generated. Joining GMP that day will be Einstein Exchange, Vanbex Ventures and Grit Capital who will donate cryptocurrency trading commissions.
Celebrities such as Canadian NHL players Barclay Goodrow of the San Jose Sharks and Ryan Murphy of the Minnesota Wild, together with Todd Shapiro of SiriusXM will join the GMP trading desk on the morning of June 6, 2018 to be part of the benevolent movement.
TORONTO, ON. (May 14, 2018) — GMP Capital Inc. (GMP) (TSX: GMP), a leading Canadian diversified financial services firm, announced today its subsidiary, GMP Securities L.P., will hold a Charity Trading Day on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in support of Covenant House Toronto’s anti-sex trafficking campaign. GMP Securities L.P. will donate 100% of all agency trading commission dollars from institutional equity trades generated that day to support Covenant House Toronto.
TORONTO, ON. (May 3, 2018) – GMP Capital Inc. (GMP) (TSX:GMP) today announced that the eight nominees listed in the Management Information Circular dated March 23, 2018, were elected as directors of GMP. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at GMP’s Annual and Special Meeting of Common Shareholders (the Meeting) on Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Toronto, Ontario, are set out below.
Toronto, May 3, 2018 - GMP Capital Inc. (GMP) (TSX: GMP) today reported revenue of $52.5 million in first quarter 2018, up 8% compared with the same period a year ago. First quarter 2018 net income was $4.1 million and EPS was $0.04, compared with net income of $3.5 million and EPS of $0.03 in first quarter 2017. On an adjusted basis1, first quarter 2018 net income was $7.3 million and EPS was $0.08.
“2018 is off to a good start with meaningful growth in our investment banking businesses and ongoing solid contribution from our industry-leading wealth management franchise. Leading the way in investment banking was significant client engagement from our cannabis and blockchain franchises. An explicit element of our strategic agenda has been to diversify and further strengthen the non-commodities portion of our franchise and, we believe, our results this quarter evidences we are on the right path," said Harris Fricker, President and CEO of GMP.