Media Advisory - Photo Opportunity - AGF To Open The Markets At The TSX



    Kicks off celebration of 50 years of superior investment management

    TORONTO, April 18 /CNW/ - The American Growth Fund (AGF) turns 50 today
and Chairman and CEO Blake C. Goldring along with other senior executives and
special guests will kick off the anniversary celebrations by opening the
markets at the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) this morning.
    In 1957, co-founders C. Warren Goldring and Allan Manford launched the
American Growth Fund and set out to build a company focused on clients and
driven by superior investment management. Over the past 50 years, investors
have been able to choose from a variety of innovative AGF financial products
from a company that has launched market firsts.
    Today, AGF remains a proudly independent Canadian-based company employing
over 800 people with subsidiaries around the world. AGF is also a strong
supporter of the community actively partnering with groups such as the
WWF-Canada, the United Way and the Toronto Film Festival and Canadian Film
Centre.

    
    Event:       AGF opens the markets at the Toronto Stock Exchange

    Who:         AGF Chairman and CEO Blake C. Goldring
                 AGF Founder and Honourary Chairman C. Warren Goldring
                 AGF Director and Vice-Chairman Robert Farquharson
                 AGF General Counsel and Sr. Vice-President, Law and
                 Corporate Affairs Judy Goldring
                 TSX Group CEO Richard Nesbitt

    Date & Time: Wednesday, April 18, 2007
                 Reception - 9:00 a.m.
                 Cake cutting - 9:15 a.m.
                 Markets open - 9:30 a.m.

    Location:    Toronto Stock Exchange
                 130 King Street West
                 Toronto, Ontario
    

    Note to Television Editors:
    Media may pick up a feed from the TOC (television operations centre) for
all market opening ceremonies. The feed is named TSX Transmit 2 and is
produced at the TSX and sent live to the TOC. The client moves into position
for the market opening ceremony at approximately 9:27 a.m. and the markets
will open with the sound of a SIREN (the traditional market opening on the
Toronto Stock Exchange) at 9:30 a.m.


    /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available on
    the CNW Photo Network and archived at http://photos.newswire.ca.
    Additional archived images are also available on the CNW Photo Archive
    website at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited
    members of the media/




For further information:

For further information: or to arrange an interview, contact: AGF
Corporate Communications: Lucy Becker, Vice-President (416) 865-4284,
Lucy.becker@agf.com; Karen Archer, Communications Co-ordinator, (416)
865-4295, Karen.archer@agf.com; TSX Group Inc.: Steve Kee, Director, Media &
Marketing, (416) 947-4682, Steve.Kee@tsx.com


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