TMX Group Equity Financing Statistics - April 2011

Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange

TORONTO, May 5 /CNW/ - TMX Group today announced its financing activity on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange for April 2011.

Toronto Stock Exchange doubled the number of new listings in April 2011 with 24, compared to 12 in April 2010; the April 2011 figure represents a 42% increase over March 2011.  New issuers include 9 ETFs and 6 mining companies. There were 16 IPOs on Toronto Stock Exchange in April 2011 compared to 7 in April 2010 and 12 in March 2011, increases of 129% and 33% respectively. On a year-to-date basis, total financings raised on the Exchange exceeded 2010 levels by 5%.

Year-to-date financings on TSX Venture Exchange in the first four months of 2011 outpaced the same period in 2010 by 86%.  The Exchange welcomed 10 new listings in April 2011, down from both the prior month and April 2010. There were 8 IPOs on TSX Venture Exchange during April 2011, up from 7 in April 2010 and down from 11 in March 2011.

Market capitalization on both exchanges in April 2011 continued to significantly exceed 2010 levels; Toronto Stock Exchange was up 23% and TSX Venture Exchange was up 80%.

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

Toronto Stock Exchange

  April 2011 March 2011 April 2010
Issuers Listed 1,535 1,516 1,474
New Issuers Listed 24 17 12
IPOs 16 12 7
Graduates from TSXV 3 2 3
Issues Listed 2,108 2,086 2,027
IPO Financings Raised $972,677,950 $929,197,612 $1,674,100,000
Secondary Financings Raised $1,665,473,215 $2,658,957,662 $1,843,825,886
Supplemental Financings Raised $619,865,746 $1,450,261,496 $756,642,483
Total Financings Raised $3,258,016,911 $5,038,416,770 $4,274,568,369
Market Cap Listed Issues $2,314,050,147,030 $2,318,843,503,854 $1,885,747,518,609

Year-to-date Statistics

  2011 2010 % Change
New Issuers Listed 67 61 +9.8
IPOs 47 43 +9.3
Graduates from TSXV 9 11 -18.2
IPO Financings Raised $2,529,875,602 $3,461,864,009 -26.9
Secondary Financings Raised $6,952,963,615 $5,890,152,991 +18.0
Supplemental Financings Raised $4,719,401,510 $4,221,252,212 +11.8
Total Financings Raised $14,202,240,727 $13,573,269,212 +4.6
Market Cap Listed Issues $2,314,050,147,030 $1,885,747,518,609 +22.7

TSX Venture Exchange

  April 2011 March 2011 April 2010
Issuers Listed 2,401 2,403 2,374
New Issuers Listed 10 17 12
IPOs 8 11 7
Graduates to TSX 3 2 3
Issues Listed 2,476 2,470 2,429
IPO Financings Raised $12,341,610 $75,606,500 $17,418,700
Secondary Financings Raised (1) $309,925,761 $508,310,833 $231,078,137
Supplemental Financings Raised $882,777,201 $1,023,061,585 $497,253,460
Total Financings Raised $1,205,044,572 $1,606,978,918 $745,750,297
Market Cap Listed Issues $77,466,285,317 $77,480,009,227 $43,071,736,656

Year-to-date Statistics

  2011 2010 % Change
New Issuers Listed 58                          50 +16.0
IPOs 44                           38 +15.8
Graduates to TSX 9                            11 -18.2
IPO Financings Raised $111,532,660           $55,257,511 +101.8
Secondary Financings Raised (1) $1,328,724,264          $587,534,614 +126.2
Supplemental Financings Raised $3,206,214,384       $1,850,548,143 +73.3
Total Financings Raised $4,646,471,308       $2,493,340,268 +86.4
Market Cap Listed Issues $77,466,285,317     $43,071,736,656 +79.9

(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.

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, 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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