TMX Group - Equity Financing Statistics May 2010

Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange

TORONTO, June 3 /CNW/ - TMX Group today announced its financing activity on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange for May 2010.

Listing activity on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange was strong during May 2010. There were 19 new listings on Toronto Stock Exchange, including 14 initial public offerings (IPOs). On a year-to-date basis, the number of IPOs on Toronto Stock Exchange is 307% higher than the same period in 2009. TSX Venture Exchange welcomed 20 new listings, 15 of which were IPOs.

There was a 57% increase in total financings raised on Toronto Stock Exchange in May 2010 compared to May 2009. Total financings were also dramatically improved on TSX Venture Exchange compared to the prior year; $728.3 million in growth capital was raised by issuers in May 2010, representing a 300% increase over May 2009.

Four companies graduated from TSX Venture Exchange to Toronto Stock Exchange in May 2010, bringing the total for 2010 to 15. This represented a substantial improvement over the same period in 2009 when there were just four graduates.

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

    
    Toronto Stock Exchange
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                         May 2010          April 2010            May 2009
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    Issuers Listed              1,485               1,474               1,509
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    New Issuers Listed             19                  12                   2
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    IPOs                           14                   7                   2
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    Graduates from TSXV             4                   3                   0
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    Issues Listed               2,039               2,027               2,018
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    IPO Financings
     Raised              $607,290,142      $1,674,100,000        $526,000,000
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    Secondary
     Financings
     Raised            $2,072,894,036      $1,843,825,886      $1,323,208,149
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    Supplemental
     Financings
     Raised              $929,329,600        $756,642,483        $450,250,000
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    Total
     Financings
     Raised            $3,609,513,778      $4,274,568,369      $2,299,458,149
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    Market Cap
     Listed
     Issues        $1,818,187,119,305  $1,885,747,518,609  $1,491,796,461,485
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    Year-to-date Statistics
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                          2010                2009
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    New Issuers Listed             80                  21              +281.0
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    IPOs                           57                  14              +307.1
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    Graduates from TSXV            15                   4              +275.0
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    IPO Financings
     Raised            $4,069,154,151        $952,448,900              +327.2
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    Secondary
     Financings
     Raised            $7,963,047,027     $10,468,914,931               -23.9
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    Supplemental
     Financings
     Raised            $5,150,581,812      $6,609,604,463               -22.1
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    Total Financings
     Raised           $17,182,782,990     $18,030,968,294                -4.7
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    Market Cap
     Listed
     Issues        $1,818,187,119,305  $1,491,796,461,485               +21.9
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    TSX Venture Exchange
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                         May 2010          April 2010            May 2009
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    Issuers Listed              2,381               2,374               2,437
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    New Issuers Listed             20                  12                   6
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    IPOs                           15                   7                   4
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    Graduates from
     TSXV/NEX                       4                   3                   0
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    Issues Listed               2,435               2,429               2,501
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    IPO Financings
     Raised               $58,723,950         $17,418,700          $1,543,700
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    Secondary
     Financings
     Raised(1)           $123,453,788        $231,078,137         $16,746,876
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    Supplemental
     Financings Raised   $546,108,730        $497,253,460        $163,601,636
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    Total Financings
     Raised              $728,286,468        $745,750,297        $181,892,211
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    Market Cap Listed
     Issues           $39,668,210,243     $43,071,736,656     $24,860,931,774
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    Year-to-date Statistics
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                           2010                2009              % Change
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    New Issuers
     Listed                        70                  37               +89.2
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    IPOs                           53                  28               +89.3
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    Graduates from
     TSXV/NEX                      15                   4              +275.0
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    IPO Financings
     Raised              $113,981,461         $11,209,307              +916.8
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    Secondary
     Financings
     Raised(1)           $710,988,401        $269,849,863              +163.5
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    Supplemental
     Financings
     Raised            $2,396,656,874        $588,856,007              +307.0
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    Total Financings
     Raised            $3,221,626,736        $869,915,177              +270.3
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    Market Cap
     Listed Issues    $39,668,210,243     $24,860,931,774               +59.6
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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 TSX Group Inc.

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


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