TMX Group Inc. purchases 500,000 common shares for Cancellation in Private Purchase

    TORONTO, Feb. 4 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. ("TMX Group") announced today that
it has agreed to purchase for cancellation 500,000 of its outstanding common
shares, or approximately 0.67% of the common shares outstanding at February 3,
2009, pursuant to a private agreement between TMX Group and an arm's-length
third party seller (the "Private Purchase") for an aggregate purchase price of
$14,705,000. The Private Purchase was made under an issuer bid exemption order
issued by the Ontario Securities Commission. The common shares purchased under
the Private Purchase will be included in calculating the number of common
shares that TMX Group may purchase through its outstanding normal course
issuer bid.

    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

For further information:

For further information: Carolyn Quick, Director, Corporate
Communications, TMX Group, (416) 947-4597,; Paul
Malcolmson, Director, Investor and Government Relations, TMX Group, (416)

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