TMX Group - Equity Financing Statistics August 2011

Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange

TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2011 /CNW/ - TMX Group today announced its financing activity on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange for August 2011.

Toronto Stock Exchange welcomed 9 new issuers during August 2011, 5 of which were from the mining sector. This was down from 10 new issuers in August 2010 and 16 in July 2011. Total financings raised in August 2011 were up 17% over the previous month and 24% compared to August 2010.

TSX Venture Exchange welcomed 25 new issuers in August 2011, which was on pace with the previous month and ahead of August 2010, when there were 11 new listings. Fourteen of the new issuers were from the mining sector. Total financings raised during August 2011 were up 32% compared to August 2010 and down 13% compared to the previous month.

Year-to-date financing activity on both Exchanges continued to exceed 2010 levels in the number of new issuers listed, number of IPOs and total financings raised.

TMX Group consolidated trading statistics for August 2011 can be viewed at www.tmx.com.

Toronto Stock Exchange

  August 2011 July 2011 August 2010
Issuers Listed 1,561 1,558 1,487
New Issuers Listed 9 16 10
IPOs 4 10 6
Graduates from TSXV 2 6 1
Issues Listed 2,144 2,132 2,035
IPO Financings Raised $581,950,000 $528,790,525 $1,036,719,512
Secondary Financings Raised $1,282,552,095 $634,545,654 $726,658,121
Supplemental Financings Raised $743,630,000 $1,071,845,005 $341,514,139
Total Financings Raised $2,608,132,095 $2,235,181,184 $2,104,891,772
Market Cap Listed Issues $2,115,509,787,372 $2,159,304,260,284 $1,847,103,993,110

Year-to-date Statistics

  2011 2010 % change
New Issuers Listed 138 115 +20.0
IPOs 92 78 +17.9
Graduates from TSXV 27 22 +22.7
IPO Financings Raised $5,508,617,318 $6,215,071,687 -11.4
Secondary Financings Raised $12,389,146,051 $12,259,840,674 +1.1
Supplemental Financings Raised $9,361,217,648 $7,630,710,640 +22.7
Total Financings Raised $27,258,981,017 $26,105,623,001 +4.4
Market Cap Listed Issues $2,115,509,787,372 $1,847,103,993,110 +14.5

TSX Venture Exchange

  August 2011 July 2011 August 2010
Issuers Listed 2,424 2,411 2,353
New Issuers Listed 25 25 11
IPOs 18 14 8
Graduates to TSX 2 6 1
Issues Listed 2,514 2,493 2,411
IPO Financings Raised $59,998,105 $29,437,900          $2,841,137
Secondary Financings Raised (1) $170,376,875 $58,528,122 $131,362,150
Supplemental Financings Raised $315,240,535 $540,191,739 $279,395,863
Total Financings Raised $545,615,515 $628,157,761 $413,599,150
Market Cap Listed Issues $62,292,754,550 $67,083,858,787 $42,053,888,225

Year-to-date Statistics

  2011 2010 % Change
New Issuers Listed 145                          108 +34.3
IPOs 102                            86 +18.6
Graduates to TSX 27                          22 +22.7
IPO Financings Raised $234,516,540          $139,447,695 +68.2
Secondary Financings Raised (1) $2,461,203,345       $1,537,178,169 +60.1
Supplemental Financings Raised $5,562,535,931       $3,652,595,907 +52.3
Total Financings Raised $8,258,255,816       $5,329,221,771 +55.0
Market Cap Listed Issues $62,292,754,550    $42,053,888,225 +48.1
       

(1)     Secondary financings include prospectus offerings on both a  treasury and secondary basis

Neither Toronto Stock Exchange nor TSX Venture Exchange guarantees either the completeness or the accuracy of this information. The information contained in this media release is provided for informational purposes only and you agree not to rely upon the information contained in this media release for any trading, business, or financial purposes.  By using this media release, you expressly agree to the condition that Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange assume no liability or responsibility for any errors or inaccuracies in this media release.

TMX Group welcomes the following new issuers that listed in August 2011:

Toronto Stock Exchange

Issuer Name Company Symbol
Dundee International Real Estate Investment Trust DI
EcoSynthetix Inc. ECO
Elemental Minerals Limited ELM
Horizons BetaPro COMEX ® Long Gold/Short Silver Spread ETF HBZ
Horizons BetaPro COMEX ® Long Silver/Short Gold Spread ETF HZB
Lucara Diamond Corp. LUC
Redhawk Resources Inc. RDK
Rio Verde Minerals Development Corp. RVD
Stillwater Mining Company SWC

TSX Venture Exchange

Issuer Name Company Symbol
Asher Resources Corporation ACN.P
Aurvista Gold Corporation AVA
Barisan Gold Corporation BG
Blue River Resources Ltd. BXR
Canadian Silver Hunter Inc. AGH
Carrus Capital Corporation CHQ
EPI Environmental Technologies Inc. EPI
Exito Energy Inc. EXG.P
Explorex Capital Ltd. EX.P
Goldspike Exploration Inc. GSE
Granite Creek Gold Ltd. GCX
High North Resources Ltd. HN.P
Miocene Metals Limited MII
New Zealand Energy Corp. NZ
Northern Iron Corp. NFE
OPTI Canada Inc. OPC
Race Capital Corp. RCE.P
RT Minerals Corp. RTM
Silver Range Resources Ltd. SNG
Tigray Resources Inc. TIG
Tiller Resources Ltd. TIR
Transition Metals Corp. XTM
Victory Ventures Inc. VVN
Vida Ventures Ltd. VDA.P
Wedona Capital Inc. WCI.P

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, 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.

SOURCE TMX GROUP INC.

For further information:

Aimee Paget
Communications Coordinator
TMX Group
416-947-4685
aimee.paget@tmx.com


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