TMX Group - Equity Financing Statistics April 2010

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 2010.

Each exchange welcomed 12 new issuers during April 2010. The number of new issuers on both exchanges has dramatically increased year to date in 2010 compared to the same period in 2009; there were 61 new issuers on Toronto Stock Exchange and 50 new issuers on TSX Venture Exchange as at April 30, 2010. 43 of the new issuers on Toronto Stock Exchange in 2010 were initial public offerings (IPOs), which represents a 258% gain over 2009. The dollar value of the 2010 IPOs was approximately seven times more than that of the IPOs during the same period in 2009.

Total financings on TSX Venture Exchange continued to be very robust in April 2010, both compared to March 2010 and April 2009. Total financings on TSX Venture Exchange for the first four months of 2010 were approximately $2.5 billion, representing a 262% increase over the same period in 2009.

TMX Group consolidated trading statistics for April 2010 can be viewed at www.tmx.com.

    
    Toronto Stock Exchange
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                          April 2010          March 2010          April 2009
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    Issuers Listed             1,474               1,465               1,529
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    New Issuers
     Listed                       12                  11                   4
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    IPOs                           7                   8                   4
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    Graduates from
     TSXV/NEX                      3                   2                   0
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    Issues Listed              2,027               2,014               2,040
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    IPO
     Financings
     Raised           $1,674,100,000      $1,369,682,419        $145,380,000
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    Secondary
     Financings
     Raised           $1,843,825,886      $1,260,426,937      $2,371,248,181
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    Supplemental
     Financings
     Raised             $756,642,483      $1,626,450,881      $1,362,792,040
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    Total
     Financings
     Raised           $4,274,568,369      $4,256,560,237      $3,879,420,221
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    Market Cap
     Listed
     Issues       $1,885,747,518,609  $1,845,505,238,969  $1,357,642,390,081
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    Year-to-date Statistics
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                                2010                2009            % Change
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    New Issuers
     Listed                       61                  19              +221.1
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    IPOs                          43                  12              +258.3
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    Graduates
     from
     TSXV/NEX                     11                   4              +175.0
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    IPO
     Financings
     Raised           $3,461,864,009        $426,448,900              +711.8
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    Secondary
     Financings
     Raised           $5,890,152,991      $9,145,706,782               -35.6
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    Supplemental
     Financings
     Raised           $4,221,252,212      $6,159,354,463               -31.5
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    Total
     Financings
     Raised          $13,573,269,212     $15,731,510,145               -13.7
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    Market Cap
     Listed
     Issues       $1,885,747,518,609  $1,357,642,390,081               +38.9
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    TSX Venture Exchange
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                          April 2010          March 2010          April 2009
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    Issuers Listed             2,374               2,378               2,441
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    New Issuers
     Listed                       12                  13                   7
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    IPOs                           7                  11                   5
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    Graduates from
     TSXV/NEX                      3                   2                   0
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    Issues Listed              2,429               2,430               2,504
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    IPO Financings
     Raised              $17,418,700          $5,934,440          $2,310,450
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    Secondary
     Financings
     Raised(1)          $231,078,137        $202,661,184         $46,763,832
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    Supplemental
     Financings
     Raised             $497,253,460        $433,356,070        $107,544,131
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    Total
     Financings
     Raised             $745,750,297        $641,951,694        $156,618,413
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    Market Cap
     Listed Issues   $43,071,736,656     $40,283,191,532     $22,319,161,137
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    Year-to-date Statistics
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                                2010                2009            % Change
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    New Issuers
     Listed                       50                  31               +61.3
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    IPOs                          38                  24               +58.3
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    Graduates from
     TSXV/NEX                     11                   6               +83.3
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    IPO Financings
     Raised              $55,257,511          $9,665,607              +471.7
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    Secondary
     Financings
     Raised(1)          $587,534,614        $253,102,987              +132.1
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    Supplemental
     Financings
     Raised           $1,850,548,143        $425,254,371              +335.2
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    Total Financings
     Raised           $2,493,340,268        $688,022,965              +262.4
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    Market Cap
     Listed Issues   $43,071,736,656     $40,283,191,532                +6.9
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    (1) Secondary financings include prospectus offerings on both a treasury
        and secondary basis

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    the completeness or the accuracy of this information. The information
    contained in this media release is provided for informational purposes
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    About TMX Group (TSX-X)
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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, Natural Gas Exchange, Boston Options Exchange (BOX), Shorcan, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide trading markets, clearing facilities, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto with offices in Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com.

SOURCE TSX Venture Exchange

For further information: For further information: Carolyn Quick, Director, Corporate Communications, TMX Group, (416) 947-4597, carolyn.quick@tsx.com


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