GMP CAPITAL INC. RESPONDS TO SPECULATION REGARDING ITS INVESTMENT IN RICHARDSON GMP
Toronto, November 10, 2016 - GMP Capital Inc. (GMP) (TSX: GMP) today announced that in response to ongoing speculation regarding GMP’s equity holding in Richardson GMP Limited (Richardson GMP) and in the wake of a consideration of options available, GMP confirms that it will be retaining its investment and, further, that Richardson GMP will be staying the course as the leading Canadian independent in the domestic wealth management space.
Toronto, November 2, 2016 - GMP Capital Inc. (GMP) (TSX: GMP) today reported revenue of $43.5 million for third quarter 2016, down 19% compared with the same period last year. Loss before income tax was $11.4 million compared with loss before income tax of $7.1 million in third quarter 2015. Third quarter 2016 results include $15.1 million in pre-tax restructuring and integration expenses associated with our previously announced acquisition of First Energy Capital Holdings Corp. (FirstEnergy). GMP recorded a net loss of $10.6 million and a diluted loss per share of $0.18 in third quarter 2016, compared with a net loss of $11.1 million and diluted loss per share of $0.19 in third quarter 2015. On an adjusted basis1, GMP reported net income of $2.2 million and diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.01.
For further information about GMP Capital Inc., our results for third quarter 2016 and the meaning of certain references, this earnings release should be read in conjunction with our unaudited interim condensed consolidated financial statements as at and for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2016 (Third Quarter 2016 Financial Statements), and our management's discussion and analysis for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2016 (Third Quarter 2016 MD&A), which can be accessed on our website at gmpcapital.com and on SEDAR at sedar.com. Unless otherwise indicated, all dollar amounts are expressed in Canadian dollars and have been taken from our Third Quarter 2016 Financial Statements prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).