TMX Group Inc. purchases 500,000 common shares for cancellation in private purchase



    TORONTO, Feb. 11 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. ("TMX Group") announced today
that it has agreed to purchase for cancellation 500,000 of its outstanding
common shares, or approximately 0.7% of the common shares outstanding at
February 10, 2009, pursuant to a private agreement between TMX Group and an
arm's-length third party seller (the "Private Purchase") for an aggregate
purchase price of $15,730,000. The Private Purchase was made under an issuer
bid exemption order issued by the Ontario Securities Commission. The common
shares purchased under the Private Purchase will be included in calculating
the number of common shares that TMX Group may purchase through its
outstanding normal course issuer bid.

    
    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.tsx.com.





For further information:

For further information: Carolyn Quick, Director, Corporate
Communications, TMX Group, (416) 947-4597, carolyn.quick@tsx.com; Paul
Malcolmson, Director, Investor and Government Relations, TMX Group, (416)
947-4317, paul.malcolmson@tsx.com


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