TSX Venture Exchange Hosts Town Hall Meetings

Industry stakeholders come together to discuss TSXV's plans to enhance Canada's public venture market

TORONTO, Jan. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) today announced town hall meetings in Calgary, Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver to discuss the Exchange's proposed improvements to Canada's public venture market with clients and other stakeholders from across the industry.

In December 2015, TSXV announced changes to help support, revitalize and grow its marketplace which remains a critical part of TMX's equity markets continuum, an important driver of the Canadian economy, and a key element in Canada's innovation and venture capital ecosystem. In a whitepaper titled Revitalizing TSX Venture Exchange: Canada's Public Venture Market, TSXV outlines tactics designed to address the current environment and secure a strong future as the leading public market for early-stage companies.

The town hall meetings will focus on the actions and tactics required to fulfil each of the commitments presented in the whitepaper, while also encouraging open dialogue regarding the future of TSXV.


Calgary, Alberta

Tuesday, January 12 | 3:00 pm

The Westin Calgary

Montréal, Québec

Friday, January 15 | 10:00 am

Bourse de Montréal

Toronto, Ontario

Wednesday, January 20 | 1:30 pm

TMX Gallery

Vancouver, BC

Thursday, January 28 | 2:00 pm

UBC Robson Square

KEY SPEAKERS:               

Nick Thadaney, President and CEO, Global Equity Capital Markets, TMX Group

John McCoach, President, TSX Venture Exchange

Please visit www.revitalizingTSXV.ca to read the whitepaper.

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: Shane Quinn, Senior Manager, Communications and Public Affairs, TMX Group, 416-947-4609, shane.quinn@tmx.com; Mathieu Labrèche, Manager, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, TMX Group, 416-947-4474, mathieu.labreche@tmx.com

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