Key milestone achieved in TSX Group Inc./MX combination

    TORONTO, Feb. 13 /CNW/ - Shareholders of Montréal Exchange Inc. today
voted 99.6% in favour of the combination with TSX Group Inc. to form TMX Group
Inc., as announced December 10, 2007.
    "This is a significant step towards completing the transaction," said
Michael Ptasznik, Interim Co-CEO, TSX Group. "Our efforts are now focused on
obtaining the necessary regulatory approvals needed to finalize the
    On February 1, 2008, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) published
MX's application for an amendment to its recognition order to permit the
transaction to be completed. TSX Group has provided important undertakings in
conjunction with that process. The comment period is open until March 3, 2008
and will be followed by public hearings in Montreal on March 26 and 27, 2008.
    "We believe the combination will provide great benefits for shareholders,
Quebec and Canadian capital markets," added Mr. Ptasznik. "We are pleased that
the AMF comment period is open and hearings have been scheduled. While we may
not be able to close by March 31, 2008, we do hope to complete the transaction
as soon as possible after the public hearings and receiving the AMF's decision
and all other approvals."

    About TSX Group Inc. (TSX-X)
    TSX Group operates Canada's two national stock exchanges, Toronto Stock
Exchange serving the senior equity market and TSX Venture Exchange serving the
public venture equity market, Natural Gas Exchange (NGX), a leading North
American exchange for the trading and clearing of natural gas and electricity
contracts and Shorcan Brokers Limited, the country's first fixed income
inter-dealer broker. TSX Group also owns The Equicom Group Inc., a leading
provider of investor relations and related corporate communication services in
Canada. TSX Group is headquartered in Toronto and maintains offices in
Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver.

    TSX Group and Montréal Exchange Inc. (MX) previously announced that they
have agreed to combine their organizations to create TMX Group Inc., a leading
integrated exchange group, by means of an amalgamation. This news release does
not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any
securities of TSX Group. Such an offer may only be made pursuant to a
management information circular filed with or furnished to the securities
regulatory authorities in Canada and the United States in connection with the
proposed amalgamation. MX plans to file a management information circular with
Canadian provincial securities regulators and TSX Group intends to file a
registration statement with the United States Securities and Exchange
Commission ("SEC") which will include the management information circular or
to furnish the management information circular to the SEC pursuant to an
exemption from registration. Investors and security holders are urged to read
the management information circular regarding the proposed business
combination when this document becomes available because it will contain
important information in respect of the proposed transaction. Investors may
obtain a free copy of the management information circular when it becomes
available on SEDAR at and a free copy of the registration
statement and/or the management information circular when it becomes available
on the SEC's website at The management information circular may
also be obtained for free, once it has been mailed to MX shareholders, on MX's
website or by directing a request to MX.

For further information:

For further information: Steve Kee, Director, Corporate Communications,
TSX Group Inc., Toronto Office, (416) 947-4682, Toll Free 1-888-873-8392,
Cellular (416) 358-3714, Vancouver Office (604) 602-6902, Calgary Office (403)

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