TMX Group - Equity Financing Statistics December 2010

Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange

  • Renewed IPO activity and strong financing levels
  • Records set in mining and international listings

TORONTO, Jan. 7 /CNW/ - TMX Group today announced its financing activity on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange for December and full-year 2010.

Kevan Cowan, President, TSX Markets and TMX Group Head of Equities, noted: "IPO activity on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange was up significantly in 2010 as organizations of all sizes chose our markets to raise capital and fuel growth and innovation. In total, over $54 billion was raised by Canadian and international issuers reinforcing the important role played by our two central national exchanges in the growth and success of Canada's capital markets." 

Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange together welcomed 71 new international listings in 2010, compared to the previous record of 49 in 2008. Overall mining sector listings increased to 208 in 2010, compared to the previous record of 184 in 2007.

In December 2010, 32 new issuers listed on Toronto Stock Exchange, including 21 IPOs, compared to 18 new issuers and 12 IPOs in November 2010. Total financing raised in December 2010 was $8.0 billion, compared to $4.5 billion the previous month, an increase of 79%.

In 2010, Toronto Stock Exchange added 187 new issuers, including 119 IPOs, compared to 100 new issuers, including 60 IPOs, in 2009. Though overall financing activity was down in 2010 compared to 2009, IPO financing on Toronto Stock Exchange more than doubled, with $10.7 billion raised in 2010, compared to $4.8 billion in 2009.

In December 2010, 25 new issuers listed on TSX Venture Exchange, compared to 19 the previous month. Total financings raised were $1.7 billion, up from $1.5 billion in November 2010, representing an increase of 14%.

In 2010, TSX Venture Exchange exceeded 2009 figures in all measures with 185 new issuers, including 142 IPOs, compared to 107 new issuers, including 72 IPOs, in 2009. Total financings raised during the year increased by 96% over 2009.

Toronto Stock Exchange

  December 2010 November 2010 December 2009
Issuers Listed 1,516 1,498 1,462
New Issuers Listed 32 18 20
IPOs 21 12 4
Graduates from TSXV 5 3 8
Issues Listed 2,069 2,053 1,992
IPO Financings Raised $2,057,007,159 $1,755,995,001 $255,200,000
Secondary Financings Raised $4,972,042,589 $1,318,173,971 $1,903,289,861
Supplemental Financings Raised $932,637,000 $1,377,817,215 $1,081,382,436
Total Financings Raised $7,961,686,748 $4,451,986,187 $3,239,872,297
Market Cap Listed Issues $2,206,043,694,858 $2,105,570,021,017 $1,771,876,539,818

Year-to-date Statistics

  2010 2009 % change
New Issuers Listed 187 100 +87.0
IPOs 119 60 +98.3
Graduates from TSXV 39 20 +95.0
IPO Financings Raised $10,701,178,672 (2) $4,767,922,399 +124.4
Secondary Financings Raised $21,549,438,725 $41,120,140,086 -47.6
Supplemental Financings Raised $11,898,657,370 $14,153,322,610 -15.9
Total Financings Raised $44,149,274,767 $60,041,385,095 -26.5
Market Cap Listed Issues $2,206,043,694,858 $1,771,876,539,818 +24.5

TSX Venture Exchange

  December 2010 November 2010 December 2009
Issuers Listed 2,376 2,364 2,375
New Issuers Listed 25 19 16
IPOs 19 14 9
Graduates to TSX 5 3 8
Issues Listed 2,434 2,422 2,430
IPO Financings Raised $94,067,335 $84,124,500 $46,775,625
Secondary Financings Raised (1) $588,760,877 $538,736,253 $79,960,540
Supplemental Financings Raised $1,049,925,392 $892,327,751 $792,719,315
Total Financings Raised $1,732,753,604 $1,515,188,504 $919,455,480
Market Cap Listed Issues $72,053,115,484 $60,811,203,235 $36,263,774,673

Year-to-date Statistics

  2010 2009 % Change
New Issuers Listed 185 107 +72.9
IPOs 142 72 +97.2
Graduates to TSX 39 20 +95.0
IPO Financings Raised $332,572,254 $90,299,582 +268.3
Secondary Financings Raised (1) $3,106,749,596 $936,732,315 +231.7
Supplemental Financings Raised $6,461,168,013 $4,035,882,908 +60.1
Total Financings Raised $9,900,489,863 $5,062,914,804 +95.5
Market Cap Listed Issues $72,053,115,484 $36,263,774,673 +98.7

(1) Secondary financings include prospectus offerings on both a  treasury and secondary basis
(2) Please  note that Toronto Equity Financing Totals for December 2010  include the General Motors Company initial public offering dollars of $765,000,009 raised in November, 2010. 

Neither Toronto Stock Exchange nor TSX Venture Exchange guarantees either the completeness or the accuracy of this information. The information contained in this media release is provided for informational purposes only and you agree not to rely upon the information contained in this media release for any trading, business, or financial purposes.  By using this media release, you expressly agree to the condition that Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange assume no liability or responsibility for any errors or inaccuracies in this media release.

About TMX Group (TSX-X)

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.tmx.com.

SOURCE Toronto Stock Exchange

For further information:

Aimee Paget
Communications Coordinator
TMX Group
(416) 947-4685
aimee.paget@tmx.com


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