TORONTO, ON. (February 5, 2009) – GMP Capital Trust (the “Fund”) (TSX: GMP.UN) plans to announce
its financial results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2008, on Friday, February 27,
2009. A conference call and live audio webcast to discuss the Fund’s results will also be held at
11:00 a.m. (ET). Kevin Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer, and Christine Drake, Chief Financial Officer,
will host the call along with a question and answer session for analysts and institutional investors.