TMX Group Equity Financing Statistics - May 2012

Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange

TORONTO, June 6, 2012 /CNW/ - TMX Group today announced its financing activity on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange for May 2012.

Toronto Stock Exchange listed 10 new issuers in May 2012, down from April 2012 when there were 16 and down from May 2011 when there were 15 new issuers. Of the new listings, 2 were ETFs*, 4 were structured products and 3 were from the mining sector. There were 4 graduates to Toronto Stock Exchange, which was up from 3 the previous month and was on pace with May 2011 when there were also 4 graduates. Total financings raised were up 34% compared to the previous month and were up 2% from the same month a year earlier. The total number of financings in May 2012 was 44, compared to 55 in April 2012 and 58 in May 2011.

TSX Venture Exchange welcomed 20 new issuers in May 2012, which was ahead of both April 2012 and May 2011, when there were 15 and 17 issuers listed respectively. The new issuers included 8 mining companies. Total financings raised fell 31% from April 2012 and were down 77% compared to the same month a year earlier. The total number of financings during May 2012 was 158, which is up from 138 in April 2012 and down from 210 in May 2011.

TMX Group consolidated trading statistics for May 2012 can be viewed at www.tmx.com.

Toronto Stock Exchange

  May 2012 April 2012 May 2011
Issuers Listed 1,587 1,588 1,541
New Issuers Listed 10 16 15
IPOs 6 12 11
Graduates from TSXV 4 3 4
Issues Listed 2,213 2,215 2,110
IPO Financings Raised $334,377,040 $161,150,000 $561,685,190
Secondary Financings Raised $1,013,758,716 $1,002,267,383 $1,165,140,647
Supplemental Financings Raised $1,206,996,087 $748,680,000 $771,756,133
Total Financings Raised $2,555,131,843 $1,912,097,383 $2,498,581,970
Total Number of Financings 44 55 58
Market Cap Listed Issues $1,965,465,486,728 $2,101,483,937,567 $2,289,099,521,758

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % change
New Issuers Listed 57 82 -30.5
IPOs 39 58 -32.8
Graduates from TSXV 16 13 +23.1
IPO Financings Raised $965,959,205 $3,091,560,792 -68.8
Secondary Financings Raised $12,001,180,498 $8,118,104,262 +47.8
Supplemental Financings Raised $6,836,647,637 $5,491,157,643 +24.5
Total Financings Raised $19,803,787,340 $16,700,822,697 +18.6
Total Number of Financings 307 343 -10.5
Market Cap Listed Issues $1,965,465,486,728 $2,289,099,521,758 -14.1

TSX Venture Exchange

  May 2012 April 2012 May 2011
Issuers Listed 2,483 2,471 2,397
New Issuers Listed 20 15 17
IPOs 18 12 11
Graduates to TSX 4 3 4
Issues Listed 2,567 2,559 2,477
IPO Financings Raised $9,551,480 $8,058,360 $7,926,500
Secondary Financings Raised (1) $41,502,000 $156,000,844 $613,134,459
Supplemental Financings Raised $285,047,018 $325,956,631 $826,452,602
Total Financings Raised $336,100,498 $490,015,836 $1,447,513,561
Total Number of Financings 158 138 210
Market Cap Listed Issues $43,507,018,827 $47,847,171,848 $71,849,697,942

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change
New Issuers Listed 90 75 +20.0
IPOs 70 55 +27.3
Graduates to TSX 16 13 +23.1
IPO Financings Raised $53,429,197 $119,459,160 -55.3
Secondary Financings Raised (1) $769,274,624 $1,941,858,722 -60.4
Supplemental Financings Raised $1,756,816,466 $4,032,666,986 -56.4
Total Financings Raised $2,579,520,287 $6,093,984,868 -57.7
Total Number of Financings 827 1,167 -29.1
Market Cap Listed Issues $43,507,018,827 $71,849,697,942 -39.4

(1)     Secondary financings include prospectus offerings on both a  treasury and secondary basis
* Please note there were 10 new ETPs in April 2012, rather than 6 as was previously indicated.

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 May 2012.

Toronto Stock Exchange

Issuer Name Company Symbol
Azimuth Resources Limited AZH
Canadian 50 Advantaged Preferred Share Fund CPF
CRH Medical Corporation CRH
East Coast Investment Grade Income Fund ECF
Elgin Mining Inc. ELG
Energy Leaders Income Fund HEN
Horizons Universa Canadian Black Swan ETF HUT
Horizons Universa US Black Swan ETF HUS
JFT Strategies Fund JFS
Orosur Mining Inc. OMI

TSX Venture Exchange

Issuer Name Company Symbol
Alexandra Capital Corp. AXC.P
Atoro Capital Corp. TTO.P
Azincourt Resources Inc. AAZ
Clear Mountain Resources Corp. CY
Dakar Resource Corp. DKR
Darwin Resources Corp. DAR
Elcora Resources Corp. ERA.P
Gold Ridge Exploration Corp. GEA
Golden Sun Capital Inc. GST.P
Ituna Capital Corporation TUN.P
Lateral Capital Corp. LCP.P
MacMillan Minerals Inc. MMX
MC Partners Inc. MCT.P
Precipitate Gold Corp. PRG
Sojourn Ventures Inc. SOJ.P
SouthTech Capital Corporation STU.P
Spirit Bear Capital Corp. SBG.P
Tucson Acquisition Corporation TSS.P
Walmer Capital Corp. WAL.P
Zadar Ventures Ltd. ZAD

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 (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup

 

 

SOURCE TMX GROUP INC.

For further information:

Aimee Paget
Communications Specialist
TMX Group
416-947-4685
aimee.paget@tmx.com

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