CALGARY, Oct. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange will continue their 2012 Canadian Financing Series, "A Growth Platform for Canadian Entrepreneurs," in Calgary on Thursday, October 18, 2012.
This workshop is tailored to executives of local companies seeking growth capital. It will cover topics related to listing, such as the pros and cons of going public, how to prepare your company for listing, accessing capital and future financing options.
|WHEN:|| Thursday, October 18, 2012
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
|WHERE:|| The Metropolitan Conference Centre
333 - 4th Avenue SW
|AGENDA:|| Welcome remarks/keynote
Canadian and international market update
Best practices for going public panel discussion
Finance panel discussion with leading Canadian investment banks
|WHO:|| Kevan Cowan, President, TSX Markets and Group Head of Equities, TMX Group
Bruce Graham, President & CEO, Calgary Economic Development
For the Calgary workshop, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange have collaborated with Calgary Economic Development and the CFA Society Calgary, as well as Stikeman Elliott LLP, Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP, PwC, PPHB Canada Inc., CIBC World Markets and Mackie Research Capital Corporation.
In 2011, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange welcomed 480 new Canadian issuers, and equity capital raised was $51.1 billion on the exchanges. As of September 30, 2012, the exchanges are third in the world for equity capital raised according to the World Federation of Exchanges.
Journalists who wish to attend are asked to contact Aimee Paget: [email protected] or (416) 947-4685/ (647) 283-9526.
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, TMX Select, Alpha Group, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, Boston Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, 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 (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup.
SOURCE: TSX Group Inc.
For further information:
(416) 947- 4685