TSX Company Services Announces Agreement with Ipreo

Market open ceremony marks new agreement between TMX's listed company support division and global provider of market intelligence, analytics and IR workflow tools

TORONTO, Oct. 4, 2016 /CNW/ - TSX Company Services today announced an agreement with Ipreo, a leading global provider of financial services technology, data and analytics. TSX Company Services has teamed up with Ipreo to offer Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) issuers the in-depth analysis and dynamic functionality they need to build and execute their IR strategies, including Ipreo's global investor identification and targeting, IR workflow tools and buy-side perception studies.

"In an increasingly complex and diverse marketplace, an effective investor relations program can enable a listed issuer to communicate their growth strategy, differentiate itself in the eyes of investors and position their company for long-term success," said Loui Anastasopoulos, Managing Director, TSX Company Services, Equity Capital Markets, TMX Group. "More importantly, in support of the TSXV Revitalization Program, TMX's initiative to invigorate Canada's public venture market, this agreement also includes a service package tailored to the specific needs of TSXV companies. We remain committed to working closely with our issuers of every size and in every stage of development in pursuit of new ways to deepen the value we provide for our clients."

"Ipreo's longstanding presence and commitment to the Canadian marketplace is further strengthened and enhanced by the agreement with TSX Company Services. We are excited to work with the TSX team to engage with its listed companies of all sizes to support and optimize their investor relations efforts," said Chris Taylor, EVP, Thought Leadership & Partnerships, Ipreo.

To celebrate the agreement, Kevin Marcus, President and COO, Ipreo, will join Lou Eccleston, CEO, TMX Group, this morning at 9:30 a.m. to open the market.

For more information, please visit www.tsx.com/tsx-company-services

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 and is produced at the TMX Broadcast Centre and sent live to the 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) at 9:30 a.m.

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: @TMXGroup.

SOURCE Toronto Stock Exchange

For further information: Catherine Kee, Manager, Corporate Communications, TMX Group, 416-814-8834, catherine.kee@tmx.com


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