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May 8, 2009 - GMP Unitholders Overwhelmingly Approve Conversion to a Corporation

Toronto, ON (May 8, 2009) – GMP Capital Trust (TSX: GMP.UN) (“Fund”) is pleased to announce that its unitholders overwhelmingly approved the plan of arrangement to convert the Fund into GMP Capital Inc., a corporation, at today’s annual and special meeting. Unitholders also approved the creation of a new common share option plan as well as the optional exchange of Fund options outlined in our Management Information Circular.

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May 8, 2009 - GMP Capital Trust Announces Q1/09 Results

Toronto, ON. (May 8, 2009) – GMP Capital Trust (“GMP”) (TSX: GMP.UN) today reported revenue of $67.4 million in first quarter 2009, a decrease of 28% compared with first quarter 2008. However, this reflects an increase of 99% compared with fourth quarter 2008. GMP generated net income of $7.1 million in first quarter 2009, a decrease of 66% compared with first quarter 2008, with an annualized return on unitholders’ equity (“ROE”) of 13.4% for the quarter. Distributable cash was $12.9 million ($0.21 per basic unit) in first quarter 2009, down from $26.2 million ($0.41 per basic unit) in the same period last year.

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May 4, 2009 - GMP Private Client Ranks First Overall in Investment Executive's 2009 Brokerage Report Card

Toronto, Ontario (May 4, 2009) – GMP Private Client L.P. (“GMP Private Client”), a subsidiary of GMP Capital Trust (TSX: GMP.UN) is proud to have scored first in this year’s Investment Executive (“IE”) Brokerage Report Card.

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April 9, 2009 - GMP Capital Trust to Announce Q1/09 Results and Host Annual and Special Meeting

TORONTO, ON. (April 9, 2009) – GMP Capital Trust (the “Fund” or “GMP”) (TSX: GMP.UN) plans to announce its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2009, and host its Annual General Meeting and Special Meeting of Unitholders (the “Meeting”), on Friday, May 8, 2009. A conference call and live audio webcast to discuss GMP’s first quarter results will also be held at 10:00 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.

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February 27, 2009 - GMP Capital Trust Reports Results for Q4/08 and 2008

Toronto, ON. (February 27, 2009) – GMP Capital Trust (the “Fund” or “GMP”) today reported revenue of $291.9 million in fiscal 2008, representing a year-over-year decrease of 38%. Net income was $26.2 million, a decrease of 82% compared with fiscal 2007, generating a return on unitholders’ equity (“ROE”) of 9.8% for the year. Distributable cash was $55.7 million ($0.91 per basic unit) in fiscal 2008, down from $171.7 million ($2.73 per basic unit) in fiscal 2007.

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February 18, 2009 - GMP Capital Trust Declares February 2009 Distribution

Toronto, ON. (February 18, 2009) – GMP Capital Trust (the “Fund”) (TSX: GMP.UN) announced today a monthly cash distribution of $0.05 per Fund unit for the month of February 2009 to be paid on March 20, 2009, to unitholders of record as of February 27, 2009. A cash distribution of $0.05 per Fund unit for the month of February 2009 to be paid on March 20, 2009, was also declared to holders of the Class B limited partner units of Griffiths McBurney L.P.

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February 5, 2009 - GMP Capital Trust to Announce Q4/08 and Year-End 2008 Results

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.

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February 2, 2009 - GMP Private Client Launches Guided Strategy Program

Toronto, Ontario (February 2, 2009) – GMP Capital Trust (TSX: GMP.UN) announced today that GMP Private Client L.P. (“GMP Private Client”), one of its principal subsidiaries, has formally launched its Guided Strategy Program.

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December 19, 2008 - GMP Capital Trust Declares December 2008 Distribution

Toronto, ON. (December 19, 2008) – GMP Capital Trust (the “Fund”) (TSX: GMP.UN) announced today a monthly cash distribution of $0.05 per Fund unit for the month of December 2008 to be paid on January 20, 2009, to unitholders of record as of December 31, 2008. A cash distribution of $0.05 per Fund unit for the month of December 2008 to be paid on January 20, 2009, was also declared to holders of the Class B limited partner units of Griffiths McBurney L.P.

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December 9, 2008 - GMP Capital Trust Increases Preferred Security Unit Offering

Toronto, ON (December 9, 2008) – GMP Capital Trust (TSX: GMP.UN) (“GMP”) today announced that in response to excess demand for its preferred security units it has received approval to privately place an additional 1,538,462 preferred security units (the “Units”) at $6.50 per Unit, for gross proceeds of $10 million (the “Offering”). When combined with Units announced on December 8, 2008, GMP and GMP Preferred L.P., a newly-formed indirect subsidiary of GMP, have agreed to issue Units with an aggregate value of $40 million. Each Unit will consist of one $6.50 par value 10% cumulative perpetual non-voting preferred limited partnership unit of GMP Preferred L.P. and one warrant to purchase one fund unit of GMP at an exercise price of $6.50 prior to the fifth anniversary of closing. The additional Units were placed with a number of institutional and other accredited investors.

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