Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange travel to San Diego to help finance local companies



    TORONTO, Oct. 30 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc., owner and operator of Toronto
Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, will hold an information session
today in San Diego at the Lodge at Torrey Pines.
    The event will begin with the Keynote Luncheon at noon, featuring remarks
from the president of TSX Markets and Group Equity Head, Kevan Cowan, who will
address why over 140 US companies, and 17 in 2007 alone, chose its equity
exchanges as listing destinations. The event will host presentations from
Andreas Haas, CEO of California-based Axiotron, a new issuer, and Dan Kunz,
CEO of U.S. Geothermal. As leaders of US-based companies listed on TSX Venture
Exchange and Toronto Stock Exchange respectively, each will speak on the
reasons behind their listing decisions and the consequent benefits. The
luncheon will be followed by the Going Public Workshop from 2PM to 4PM and a
networking reception. Registrations to attend may be submitted online at
www.tsx.com/usa.
    TMX Group is an integrated, multi-asset class exchange group and world
leading market for resource equities and micro to mid-cap public companies in
all industry sectors. Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange list
nearly 45% of global public energy companies, approximately 55% of public
mining companies and the 2nd highest number of technology companies in the
world. It also provides highly-liquid, well-regulated markets for companies
from various other sectors including diversified industrial and cleantech.
    After San Diego, the company's US business development campaign will
continue to Atlanta (November 18) and Raleigh (November 20). The campaign
focuses on increasing awareness among small to medium enterprises regarding
opportunities to list on Toronto Stock Exchange or TSX Venture Exchange. Both
markets balance a strong regulatory structure with flexibility designed to
foster and support growth for small to mid cap companies. Each information
session will outline the prominence of TSX exchanges as international resource
equities markets and their expertise in financing, mentoring and supporting
small cap companies. The sessions will also feature CEOs of US companies
addressing how listing on a Toronto Stock Exchange or TSX Venture Exchange has
impacted their operations and financing initiatives.
    The reach of Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange extends
internationally, providing access to capital for almost 4,000 companies. $2.2
trillion USD in global market capitalization and leading-edge trading
technology make TMX Group a dynamic source of North American capital.

    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,
Shorcan, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide trading markets,
clearing facilities, data products and other services to the global financial
community who access Canada's capital markets. 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: Esther Koo, Southard Communications, (212)
777-2220, esther@southardinc.com; Carolyn Quick, Corporate Communications, TMX
Group Inc., (416) 947-4597, carolyn.quick@tsx.com


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