TMX Group - London Stock Exchange Group Merger Proposal Receives Positive Recommendation from Glass Lewis

TORONTO, June 17, 2011 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. today announced that Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC (Glass Lewis), a leading independent governance analysis and proxy voting firm, has published a report recommending that TMX Group shareholders vote in favour of TMX Group's proposed merger with London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG).

The Glass Lewis report stated:  "In light of our approval of the LSE-TMX merger from both a strategic and financial perspective, our consideration of the factors discussed [in our report], and the unanimous support of the board, we believe the proposed merger with LSE is in the best interest of shareholders."*

TMX Group will hold an Annual and Special Meeting of shareholders to approve the merger agreement and other resolutions on June 30, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. (ET).  The meeting will be held at the Design Exchange, 234 Bay Street, Toronto.  For information about the merger and how to vote, please visit

Time is of the essence.  TMX Group BLUE proxies must be received no later than June 28 at 5:00 p.m. (ET).  Shareholders who require assistance in voting their proxies may direct their inquiries to TMX Group's proxy solicitation agent, Phoenix Advisory Partners, 1-866-793-5697 or

*Permission to quote from the Glass Lewis report was neither sought nor obtained.

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, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, Boston Options Exchange (BOX), Shorcan, Shorcan Energy, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at


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Carolyn Quick
Director, Corporate Communications
TMX Group

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