TMX Group Returns to Minneapolis to Help Finance Local Companies

    TMX Group and Canada offer financing opportunities for American micro to
    mid-cap companies

    MINNEAPOLIS, June 24 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. (TSX:X), operator of Toronto
Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, will hold an information session
today in Minneapolis at The Marquette Hotel.
    The event will begin with the Keynote Luncheon at noon, featuring remarks
from Rik Parkhill, Interim Co-CEO of TMX Group, who will address why over 135
US companies and 17 in 2007 chose Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture as
listing destinations. The event will be emceed by Kevan Cowan, president of
TSX Venture Exchange, and will host a presentation from Michael Salter, CFO of
Medical Facilities Corporation, who will touch on his company's experience in
going public on Toronto Stock Exchange. As a leader of a US-based company, he
will speak on the reasons behind his decision to list on Toronto Stock
Exchange and the consequent benefits. The luncheon will be followed by the
Going Public Workshop from 2PM to 4PM and a networking reception.
Registrations to attend may be submitted online at
    TMX Group is a world leading market for micro to mid-cap public
companies. It lists nearly 45% of global public energy companies,
approximately 50% of public mining companies and the 2nd highest number of
technology companies in the world. It also provides highly liquid,
well-regulated markets for various other sectors including diversified
industry and cleantech.
    After Minneapolis, the TMX Group US business development campaign will
continue to Phoenix (October 1), San Diego (October 30), Atlanta
(November 18), and Raleigh (November 20). The campaign focuses on increasing
awareness among small to medium enterprises regarding opportunities to list on
Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, both markets that balance a
strong regulatory structure with flexibility designed to foster and support
growth for small to mid cap companies. Each information session will outline
the prominence of TMX Group's exchanges as leading international resource
equities markets and their expertise in financing, mentoring and supporting
small cap companies. The sessions will also feature CEOs of local companies
addressing how listing on a TMX Group exchange has impacted operations and
financing initiatives.
    The reach of Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange extend
internationally, providing access to capital for almost 4,000 companies.
$2.2 trillion USD in global market capitalization and leading-edge trading
technology make TMX Group a dynamic source of North American capital.

    About TMX Group (TSX-X)
    TMX Group is the leading integrated exchange group in Canada, operating
markets for multiple asset classes. TMX Group operates Canada's two national
stock exchanges: Toronto Stock Exchange, Canada's senior equities market,
providing an efficient, liquid market for a broad cross-section of issuers and
TSX Venture Exchange, providing access to capital for companies at the early
stages of their growth while offering investors a well-regulated market for
making venture investments. TMX Group also operates Montreal Exchange,
Canada's only derivatives marketplace, 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. TMX Group also owns The Equicom Group Inc., a
leading provider of investor relations and related corporate communication
services in Canada. From its preeminent domestic base, TMX Group's reach
continues to extend internationally, through TSX Markets and Datalinx which
provide the trading and data to the global financial community who access
Canada's equity capital market. TMX Group is the 7th largest exchange group in
the world and in 2007, a record 150 billion of securities volume traded. TMX
Group is headquartered in Toronto and maintains offices in Montreal, Calgary
and Vancouver.

For further information:

For further information: Esther Koo, Southard Communications, (212)
777-2220,; Steve Kee, Director, Corporate
Communications, TMX Group Inc., (416) 947-4682,

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