SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 16, 2011
JMP Group Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number: 001-33448
(State or other jurisdiction
600 Montgomery Street, Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94111
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On February 16, 2011, JMP Group Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing financial results for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2010 and fourth quarter ended December 31, 2010. A copy of the Companys press release containing this information is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information furnished pursuant to Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the Exchange Act) and will not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, or the Exchange Act, except to the extent that the Company specifically incorporates it by reference.
The information furnished in this report, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to constitute an admission that such information or exhibit is required to be furnished pursuant to Regulation FD or that such information or exhibit contains material information that is not otherwise publicly available. In addition, the Company does not assume any obligation to update such information or exhibit in the future.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
The following exhibits are furnished as part of this Current Report on Form 8-K:
|Press release of the Company dated February 16, 2011.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
JMP GROUP INC.
Date: February 16, 2011
/s/ Raymond Jackson
|Chief Financial Officer|