TMX Group - Equity Financing Statistics December 2011

Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange

TORONTO, Jan. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - TMX Group today announced its financing activity on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange for December and full year 2011.

Toronto Stock Exchange welcomed 199 new issuers during 2011, up from 187 new listings in 2010, which represents an increase of 6%.  Total financings raised fell 7% from 2010 levels. The number of IPOs increased 8% to 128 from 119 in 2010, though IPO financings raised were down 38%.

There were 10 new issuers on Toronto Stock Exchange in December 2011, down from both December 2010 and from November 2011, when there were 32 and 11 issuers listed respectively. Of the new listings, 7 were exchange traded funds.

TSX Venture Exchange listed 216 new issuers in 2011, representing a 17% increase from 2010, when there were 185. Total financings raised exceeded 2010 levels by 2%.  In 2011, 46 issuers graduated to Toronto Stock Exchange compared to 39 graduates in 2010, an increase of 18%.

TSX Venture Exchange welcomed 20 new issuers in December 2011, down 20% from December 2010 which had 25 new listings, and down 13% from November 2011 which had 23. Total financings raised fell 73% from December 2010 and were down 29% compared to November 2011.

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

Toronto Stock Exchange

  December 2011 November 2011 December 2010
Issuers Listed 1,587 1,590 1,516
New Issuers Listed 10 11 32
IPOs 7 7 21
Graduates from TSXV 1 3 5
Issues Listed 2,199 2,204 2,069
IPO Financings Raised $44,000,000 $889,299,401 $2,057,007,159
Secondary Financings Raised $1,460,093,613 $2,257,033,302 $4,972,042,589
Supplemental Financings Raised $1,268,194,259 $1,720,063,358 $932,637,000
Total Financings Raised $2,772,287,872 $4,866,396,061 $7,961,686,748
Market Cap Listed Issues $2,002,135,502,511 $2,046,892,621,629 $2,206,043,694,858

Year-to-date Statistics

  2011 2010 % change
New Issuers Listed 199 187 +6.4
IPOs 128 119 +7.6
Graduates from TSXV 46 39 +17.9
IPO Financings Raised $6,607,562,719 $10,701,178,672 -38.3
Secondary Financings Raised $19,812,228,988 $21,549,438,725 -8.1
Supplemental Financings Raised $14,567,863,144 $11,898,657,370 +22.4
Total Financings Raised $40,987,654,851 $44,149,274,767 -7.2
Market Cap Listed Issues $2,002,135,502,511 $2,206,043,694,858 -9.2

TSX Venture Exchange

  December 2011 November 2011 December 2010
Issuers Listed 2,444 2,444 2,376
New Issuers Listed 20 23 25
IPOs 16 17 19
Graduates to TSX 1 3 5
Issues Listed 2,531 2,534 2,434
IPO Financings Raised $11,213,660 $26,661,952         $94,067,335
Secondary Financings Raised (1) $96,640,200 $240,998,464 $588,760,877
Supplemental Financings Raised $358,416,061 $393,390,081 $1,049,925,392
Total Financings Raised $466,269,921 $661,050,497 $1,732,753,604
Market Cap Listed Issues $48,996,037,082 $50,090,530,716 $72,053,115,484

Year-to-date Statistics

  2011 2010 % Change
New Issuers Listed 216 185 +16.8
IPOs 159 142 +12.0
Graduates to TSX 46 39 +17.9
IPO Financings Raised $291,109,802 $332,572,254 -12.5
Secondary Financings Raised (1) $2,985,363,909 $3,106,749,596 -3.9
Supplemental Financings Raised $6,860,775,926 $6,461,168,013 +6.2
Total Financings Raised $10,137,249,637 $9,900,489,863 +2.4
Market Cap Listed Issues $48,996,037,082 $72,053,115,484 -32.0

(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 December 2011.

Toronto Stock Exchange

Issuer Name Company Symbol
Elemental Financial Corporation EFN
iShares DEX Floating Rate Note Index Fund ETF XFR
Liberty Silver Corp. LSL
Patagonia Gold plc PAT
Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF VAB
Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Bond Index ETF VSB
Vanguard MSCI U.S. Broad Market Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) VUS
Vanguard MSCI Canada Index ETF VCE
Vanguard MSCI EAFE Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) VEF
Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF VEE

TSX Venture Exchange

Issuer Name Company Symbol
Aleeyah Capital Corp. AAY.P
Black Sparrow Capital Corp. BLC.P
Cana Venture Capital Corp. VCC.P
Capstream Ventures Inc. CSP.P
Desmond Investments Ltd. DLC.P
Everfront Ventures Corp. EVC.P
Focused Capital II Corp. FAV.P
Fortunate Sun Mining Company Ltd. FSM
GeoNovus Minerals Corp. GNM
Gstaad Capital Corp. GTD.P
Independence Gold Corp. IGO
Madison Capital Corporation MDC.P
Mantra Capital Inc. MTR.P
Northern Aspect Resources Ltd. NTH.P
Petrox Capital Corp. PTC.P
Rackla Metals Inc. RAK
Valhalla Resources Ltd. VH
Wangton Capital Corp. WT.P
Way Ventures Inc. WAY.P
Yellowjacket Resources Ltd. YJK

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 and Beijing. 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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