Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange head to China to promote
Canada's Public Equity Capital Markets

TORONTO, Oct. 22 /CNW/ - Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange's 2009 Fall Canadian Public Equity Markets China Roadshow kicks off today in Beijing, China. The goal of the Roadshow, which also includes visits to Xi'an on October 26 and Suzhou on October 28, is to highlight how China-based companies can benefit from listing on the Canadian equity exchanges.

"Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange provide unique opportunities for Chinese companies to access North American capital," said Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange. "Our exchanges promote a strong growth culture that is ideal for emerging companies and we want to ensure Chinese companies are aware of our strengths."

Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange are world leaders in resource equities and small-to-mid-cap companies, and are important listing destinations for Chinese companies. As at September 30, 2009, there were 47 Chinese companies listed on the Exchanges with a total market capitalization of C$6.9 billion. Six new Chinese companies have listed so far in 2009.

The Roadshow will include seminars, panel discussions, presentations from Canadian lawyers, auditors and investment bankers, and one-on-one meetings with Chinese companies. For more information, please visit

    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,

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