TMX Group Equity Exchanges Lead the World in Number of New Listings
November 7, 2011 (TORONTO) – TMX Group Inc. today announced that, as of September 30, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture together had more new listings in 2011 than any other exchange group in the world. The ranking is part of a recently-released statistics report from the World Federation of Exchanges.
As of September 30, 2011, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange together had 318 new listings, including 32 graduates from TSX Venture Exchange to Toronto Stock Exchange, ranking them ahead of Shenzhen Stock Exchange, which was second with 201 new listings year-to-date. Deutsche Börse was third with 176 new listings.
“We are extremely pleased to be first in number of new listings among global exchanges,” said Kevan Cowan, President, TSX Markets and Group Head of Equities, TMX Group. “We are proud to support companies of all sizes across all sectors access the capital they require to meet their business objectives. We look forward to fostering the growth and success of these new companies on our Exchanges.”
This is the third straight year that TMX Group’s equity exchanges have led global exchanges in the number of new listings.
As of September 30, 2011, TMX Group was second in the world by number of listings, seventh by market capitalization and seventh by equity capital raised.
About TMX Group (TSX-X)
TMX Group’s key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, Boston Options Exchange (BOX), Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com.
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