TSX and TSXV Congratulate EY Entrepreneur of the Year® Winners

TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) will hold a market open ceremony today to celebrate the overall regional winners of the 2015 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® (EOY) awards and the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women class of 2015. Also in attendance are the National Canadian judges for the program, as well as EOY alumni and the EY leadership team.

TSX and TSXV are proud to be national sponsors of this year's awards and were pleased to attend the EY EOY 2015 National Gala yesterday evening where the overall regional winners were honoured, three of which are chief executives of TSX-listed companies. Mr. Nick Thadaney, President and CEO, Global Equity Capital Markets, TMX Group was delighted to attend to present the Prairies Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.

Overall regional award recipients:

  • Pacific – John Anderson, Oppenheimer Group
  • Atlantic – Michael Donovan, DHX Media Ltd. (DHX.B)
  • Prairies – Patrick Priestner, AutoCanada Inc. (ACQ)
  • Québec – François-Xavier Souvay, Lumenpulse Inc. (LMP)
  • OntarioNeil Cawse, Geotab Inc.

"Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange are thrilled to be national sponsors of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards," said Mr. Thadaney. "Now in their 22nd year, the awards are a great way to showcase Canada's strong entrepreneurial spirit, from coast to coast, and shine a well-deserved light on the accomplishments of successful Canadian businesses, many of which are listed on our equity markets."

The EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards encourage entrepreneurial activity and celebrate those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic business's, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries. It is a year-long, multi-event program that culminates in finalist and alumni events throughout Canada in September and a National awards gala in Toronto in November.

For Market Openings: Media may pick up a feed from the TOC (television operations centre) for all market open ceremonies. The feed is named TSX Transmit 1 (SD-SDI) and is produced at TMX and sent live to the Toronto TOC. The client moves into position for the market open ceremony at approximately 9:27 a.m. and the markets will open with the sound of a SIREN (the traditional market open on Toronto Stock Exchange)

About TMX Group (TSX: X)

TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TSX Alpha Exchange, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montréal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, NGX, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, AgriClear and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montréal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing, Singapore and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at http://www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at @TMXGroup.

SOURCE Toronto Stock Exchange

For further information: please contact: Mathieu Labrèche, Manager, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, TMX Group, 416-947-4474, mathieu.labreche@tmx.com

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