TMX Group - Equity Financing Statistics October 2011

Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange

TORONTO, Nov. 4, 2011 /CNW/ - TMX Group today announced its financing activity on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange for October 2011.

Toronto Stock Exchange listed 20 new issuers in October 2011, on pace with the previous month and ahead of the same month a year earlier, when there were 12 new listings. Of the new listings, 8 were from the mining sector and 7 were exchange traded funds. There were 10 graduates to Toronto Stock Exchange in October 2011, ahead of both September 2011 and October 2010, when there were 5 and 4 respectively. On a year-to-date basis, the number of initial public offerings (IPOs), new issuers listed and total financings raised continued to surpass 2010 levels.

TSX Venture Exchange welcomed 13 new issuers during October 2011, compared to 15 the month earlier and 14 in October 2010. Total financings raised increased 19% over September 2011, though they were down compared to the same month a year earlier by 47%. On a year-to-date basis, activity on TSX Venture Exchange continued to exceed 2010 levels for the number of new issuers listed, number of IPOs and total financings raised.

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

Toronto Stock Exchange

  October 2011 September 2011 October 2010
Issuers Listed 1,583 1,571 1,491
New Issuers Listed 20 20 12
IPOs 8 14 6
Graduates from TSXV 10 5 4
Issues Listed 2,190 2,167 2,040
IPO Financings Raised $59,000,000 $106,646,000 $616,954,825
Secondary Financings Raised $1,702,642,806 $2,003,865,516 $1,999,182,097
Supplemental Financings Raised $345,370,303 $1,873,017,576 $1,290,897,308
Total Financings Raised $2,107,013,109 $3,983,529,092 $3,907,034,230
Market Cap Listed Issues $2,056,966,985,085 $1,933,821,216,059 $1,995,087,628,015

Year-to-date Statistics

  2011 2010 % change
New Issuers Listed 178 137 +29.9
IPOs 114 86 +32.6
Graduates from TSXV 42 31 +35.5
IPO Financings Raised $5,674,263,318 $6,888,176,512 -17.6
Secondary Financings Raised $16,095,654,373 $15,259,222,165 +5.5
Supplemental Financings Raised $11,579,605,527 $9,588,203,155 +20.8
Total Financings Raised $33,349,523,218 $31,735,601,832 +5.1
Market Cap Listed Issues $2,056,966,985,085 $1,995,087,628,015 +3.1

TSX Venture Exchange

  October 2011 September 2011 October 2010
Issuers Listed 2,430 2,432 2,356
New Issuers Listed 13 15 14
IPOs 11 13 10
Graduates to TSX 10 5 4
Issues Listed 2,518 2,523 2,410
IPO Financings Raised $10,490,900 $8,226,750           $7,909,674
Secondary Financings Raised (1) $142,021,900 $44,500,000 $267,312,288
Supplemental Financings Raised $256,203,711 $290,230,141* $491,536,537
Total Financings Raised $408,716,511 $342,956,891* $766,758,499
Market Cap Listed Issues $51,872,565,757 $49,757,078,298 $54,983,169,547

Year-to-date Statistics

  2011 2010 % Change
New Issuers Listed 173 141 +22.7
IPOs 126 109 +15.6
Graduates to TSX 42 31 +35.5
IPO Financings Raised $253,234,190 $154,380,419 +64.0
Secondary Financings Raised (1) $2,647,725,245 $1,979,252,466 +33.8
Supplemental Financings Raised $6,108,692,686 $4,518,914,870 +35.2
Total Financings Raised $9,009,652,121 $6,652,547,755 +35.4
Market Cap Listed Issues $51,872,565,757 $54,983,169,547 -5.7

* Revised

(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 companies that listed during October 2011.

Toronto Stock Exchange

Issuer Name Company Symbol
Alderon Iron Ore Corp. ADV
Bloom Income & Growth Canadian Fund BI
BMO Canadian Dividend ETF ZDV
BMO Covered Call Dow Jones IA Hedged to CAD ETF ZWA
BMO Covered Call Utilities ETF ZWU
BMO Low Volatility Canadian Equity ETF ZLB
Claymore 1-10 Yr Laddered Corporate Bond ETF CBH
Claymore 1-10 Yr Laddered Government Bond ETF CLG
Cobriza Metals Corp. CZA
Lachlan Star Limited LSA
Macarthur Minerals Limited MMS
New Millennium Iron Corp. NML
Orbite Aluminae Inc. ORT
PNI Digital Media Inc. PN
Parex Resources Inc. PXT
Prophecy Coal Corp. PCY
Surge Energy Inc. SGY
Tech Giants Covered Call ETF TXF
U.S. Silver Corporation USA
Western Energy Services Corp. WRG

TSX Venture Exchange

Issuer Name Company Symbol
88 Capital Corp. EEC.P
Aumento Capital II Corporation AQT.P
Aumento Capital III Corporation AUO.P
Banks Island Gold Ltd. BOZ
Copper North Mining Corp. COL
Forte Resources Inc. FJX.P
Magnum Capital Corp. MGK.P
NorthIsle Copper and Gold Inc. NCX
Questfire Energy Corp. Q
Rotation Minerals Ltd. ROT
Sanction Capital Corp. SRP.P
Taggart Capital Corp. TAG.P
Westlake Capital Ltd. WLK.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 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.

SOURCE TSX Venture Exchange

For further information:

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


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