TSX Ignite Kicks Off Fall Live Events in Halifax on September 16

HALIFAX, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) begin the fall TSX Ignite live event series in Halifax on Tuesday, September 16.  Launched in March 2014, this innovative program is designed to help support the growth and development of small and medium-sized enterprises in Canada by providing companies with information, motivation and tips on how to build great businesses. 

The live events bring together leading banking, legal and accounting advisors to share experiences and best practices with entrepreneurs at all stages and from all sectors.  Topics will include keys to raising capital, important building blocks for success and common mistakes to avoid. There will also be keynote addresses from successful entrepreneurs who will share their experiences as they built their businesses.

WHERE:             

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel


1919 Upper Water Street  


Halifax, Nova Scotia



WHEN:              

Tuesday, September 16, 2014


8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.



AGENDA:      

Welcome & Introduction


"Must Do" Tips for Raising Capital (panel)


Fireside Chat: Robert Orr and John Risley


Four Practices to Make Your Company Better (panel)


Keynote: David Regan



KEY SPEAKERS:   

John McCoach, President, TSX Venture Exchange


Louis Doyle, Vice President, TSX Venture Exchange


Robert Orr, CEO, Cuna del Mar


John Risley, President & CEO, Clearwater Fine Foods Inc.


David Regan, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development & Investor Relations, DHX Media Ltd.



In 2013, TSX and TSXV welcomed 266 new issuers and total equity capital raised was $43.6 billion, making the Exchanges seventh in the world for equity capital raised.

For more details about TSX Ignite, visit www.tsxignite.com.  Members of the media should RSVP directly to catherine.kee@tmx.com.

About TMX Group (TSX:X)

TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha Group, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montréal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, NGX, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montréal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup.

SOURCE: Toronto Stock Exchange

For further information: Catherine Kee, Manager, Corporate Communications, TMX Group, 416-814-8834, catherine.kee@tmx.com

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