June 16, 2011 - GMP Securities Junior Oil and Gas Index Rebalance

Toronto, ON. (June 16, 2011) – GMP Capital Inc. (TSX: GMP) today announced that GMP Securities L.P. (“GMP Securities”) has added two index constituents to the GMP Junior Oil and Gas Index (the “Index”) as a result of the quarterly re-balancing.

The following additions to the Index will be effective at the close of business on Friday, June 17, 2011: Issue Name Symbol Daylight Energy Ltd. DAY Second Wave Petroleum Inc. SCS There are no deletions to the Index as a result of the quarterly rebalancing.

Further information about the Index can be found on GMP Securities’ website at www.gmpsecurities.com.

Company additions to and deletions from the GMP Junior Oil and Gas Index do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company. Exposure to an asset class is available through investable instruments based on an index. It is not possible to invest directly in an index. GMP does not sponsor, endorse, sell, promote or manage any investment fund or other vehicle that is offered by third parties that seek to provide an investment return based on the returns of this Index.


GMP Capital Inc. (“GMP”) carries on business through the following principal entities: GMP Securities L.P., Griffiths McBurney Corp., GMP Securities Europe LLP, EdgeStone Capital Partners, L.P. and GMP Investment Management L.P. GMP also has a non-controlling ownership interest in Richardson GMP Limited. The GMP Capital Inc. website is located at gmpcapital.com. GMP has offices in Toronto, Calgary, Montreal and London, England. GMP Securities L.P. is a leading independent Canadian investment dealer focused on investment banking and institutional equities for corporate clients and institutional investors. GMP Securities L.P. can be found on the web at gmpsecurities.com. Griffiths McBurney Corp. services institutional clients in the United States while GMP Securities Europe LLP provides investment banking and institutional equity services to clients located in Europe. EdgeStone Capital Partners, L.P. is a Canadian private equity manager, focused on middle market buy-out and other private equity activities. EdgeStone Capital Partners, L.P. can be found on the web at edgestone.com. GMP Investment Management L.P., through its private funds, seeks to generate superior risk-adjusted investment returns over the long term by executing selected investment strategies. GMP Investment Management L.P.’s offerings are aimed at both high-net-worth individuals and institutional investors. GMP Investment Management L.P. can be found on the web at gmpim.com. Richardson GMP Limited is a full-service investment firm, combining tradition and innovation to offer Canadian families and entrepreneurs access to wealth management and investment services delivered by an experienced team of independent investment professionals. Richardson GMP Limited can be found on the web at richardsongmp.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

rcolella@gmpcapital.com or investorrelations@gmpcapital.com

GMP Junior Oil and Gas Index (the “Index”) is the exclusive property of GMP Securities L.P., which has contracted with Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC (“S&P”) to maintain and calculate the Index. Standard & Poor’s® and S&P® are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC. “Calculated by S&P Custom Indices” and its related stylized mark(s) are service marks of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC and have been licensed for use by GMP Securities L.P. S&P and its affiliates shall have no liability for any errors or omissions in calculating the Index.


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