TMX Group - Equity Financing Statistics July 2010

Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange

TORONTO, Aug. 5 /CNW/ - TMX Group today announced its financing activity on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange for July 2010.

The number of companies joining the Exchanges in 2010 continues to far exceed the same period in 2009. Toronto Stock Exchange has welcomed 11 new issuers in July and 105 new issuers in the first seven months of 2010. This compares to 46 new issuers in the first seven months of 2009, representing a 128% increase. Sixteen new companies were welcomed to TSX Venture Exchange in July 2010. This brought the 2010 year-to-date total to 97, compared to 52 in the same period last year. TMX Group set a new record for international listings with 26 new companies joining our equity exchanges as at July 31, 2010.

TSX Venture Exchange had an extremely strong month for financings in July 2010. Almost $1.2 billion in growth capital was raised by TSX Venture companies during the month, which is 136% more than June 2010 and 213% ahead of July 2009. On a year-to-date basis, total financings on the junior board in 2010 were 197% ahead of the same period in 2009.

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

    
    Toronto Stock Exchange
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                           July 2010           June 2010           July 2009
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    Issuers Listed             1,488               1,488               1,491
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    New Issuers Listed            11                  14                   9
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    IPOs                           8                   7                   6
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    Graduates from
     TSXV/NEX                      1                   5                   0
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    Issues Listed              2,036               2,040               1,993
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    IPO Financings
     Raised             $497,098,020        $612,100,004      $1,553,173,501
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    Secondary
     Financings
     Raised             $647,806,795      $2,922,328,731      $2,912,869,137
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    Supplemental
     Financings Raised  $980,486,492      $1,158,128,197        $616,098,351
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    Total Financings
     Raised           $2,125,391,307      $4,692,556,932      $5,082,140,989
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    Market Cap
     Listed
     Issues       $1,816,130,882,219  $1,758,806,292,311  $1,570,145,745,016
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    Year-to-date Statistics
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                                2010                2009            % change
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    New Issuers Listed           105                  46              +128.3
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    IPOs                          72                  34              +111.8
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    Graduates from
     TSXV/NEX                     21                   6              +250.0
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    IPO Financings
     Raised           $5,178,352,175      $2,920,922,401               +77.3
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    Secondary
     Financings
     Raised          $11,533,182,553     $19,162,835,777               -39.8
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    Supplemental
     Financings
     Raised           $7,289,196,501      $8,618,120,954               -15.4
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    Total Financings
     Raised          $24,000,731,229     $30,701,879,132               -21.8
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    Market Cap
     Listed
     Issues       $1,816,130,882,219  $1,570,145,745,016               +15.7
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    TSX Venture Exchange
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                           July 2010           June 2010           July 2009
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    Issuers Listed             2,348               2,369               2,383
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    New Issuers Listed            16                  11                   8
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    IPOs                          15                  10                   7
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    Graduates from
     TSXV/NEX                      1                   5                   0
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    Issues Listed              2,403               2,421               2,446
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    IPO Financings
     Raised              $14,927,050          $7,698,047          $4,339,250
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    Secondary
     Financings
     Raised(1)          $532,636,517        $162,191,100        $130,836,265
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    Supplemental
     Financings
     Raised             $641,665,949        $334,877,221        $245,065,333
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    Total Financings
     Raised           $1,189,229,516        $504,766,368        $380,240,848
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    Market Cap
     Listed
     Issues          $39,846,952,308     $38,090,470,983     $27,595,393,503
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    Year-to-date Statistics
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                                2010                2009            % Change
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    New Issuers Listed            97                  52               +86.5
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    IPOs                          78                  37              +110.8
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    Graduates from
     TSXV/NEX                     21                   6              +250.0
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    IPO Financings
     Raised             $136,606,558         $27,948,557              +388.8
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    Secondary
     Financings
     Raised(1)        $1,405,816,019        $476,387,982              +195.1
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    Supplemental
     Financings
     Raised           $3,373,200,044      $1,150,838,188              +193.1
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    Total Financings
     Raised           $4,915,622,621      $1,655,174,727              +197.0
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    Market Cap
     Listed
     Issues          $39,846,952,308     $27,595,393,503               +44.4
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    (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)
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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 Toronto Stock Exchange

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


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