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May 17, 2017

Questrade wins its sixth consecutive best managed award

Questrade Financial Group wins its sixth consecutive award as one of "Canada's Best Managed Companies", once again with Gold Winner distinction. The award honours Canadian companies that have implemented world-class business practices and created value in innovative ways.

"Questrade is passionate about providing Canadians with the tools they need to achieve financial independence and success," said Edward Kholodenko, president and CEO of Questrade. "This award recognizes our ongoing commitment and dedication to that goal."

Ever since its founding in 1999, Questrade has had one clear vision: help Canadians achieve financial independence by providing them with the best investment products, technology, and client services. And they have. Questrade is Canada's fastest growing online brokerage with over $5 billion in assets and more than 30,000 new accounts opened every year.

"We believe delivering great service starts internally, by bringing exceptionally talented and caring people on board," said Emma Horgan, chief people officer. "We're changing how Canadians look at their financial services by focusing on affordability, innovative easy to use technology, and of course, great Questrade team members who really care about our customers. We put people first -- and that's how it should be."

Canada's Best Managed Companies award recognizes fearless leadership, relentless innovation, a culture of teamwork and a commitment to change with a dynamic business environment, including: new technologies, globalization, brand management, leadership, leveraging and developing core competencies, designing information systems, and hiring the right talent to facilitate growth.

"We're very proud to receive this award," Kholodenko added. "We will continue to improve and develop our financial services as we work hard to make a positive difference in the lives of Canadians."

Questrade Inc. is a member firm of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF).

About Questrade Financial Group Inc.:

Questrade Financial Group Inc. ("QFG") and its affiliated companies, headquartered in Toronto, provide financial products and services to Canadians including securities, foreign currency, and wealth management. Since 1999, the company has led the industry in delivering outstanding service, exclusive products and services, and competitive pricing. This commitment to innovation has appealed to independent investors. In 2014, Questrade's CEO was named as EY Entrepreneur of the Year (Ontario) in the services category, and the company is currently ranked as Canada's fastest growing online brokerage.

For more information, please contact:
Stella Ladizhinsky
Manager, Communications
Tel: 416.218.7175