Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange land in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30 /CNW/ - Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange's 2009 U.S. Campaign arrives in Los Angeles today to highlight how California-based companies can benefit from listing on the Canadian equity exchanges. The breakfast event at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel will outline the exchanges' prominence as international resource equities markets as well as their expertise in financing, mentoring and supporting emerging companies. Registration will begin at 7AM and the event's sessions will conclude at 11:30AM.

Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange are world leading markets for micro to mid-cap public companies and are the most favored foreign listing destinations for U.S. companies, with over 130 U.S. listings. Moreover, they are the world's leading markets for the mining, energy and cleantech, listing the highest number of companies in these sectors. Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, which are owned by TMX Group, are a dynamic source of North American capital for more than 3,800 companies that have a combined market capitalization of over $1.6 trillion USD.

The keynote presentation will be delivered by TMX Group CEO Tom Kloet; he will address the advantages offered by Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange for U.S. businesses. The keynote will be followed by remarks by Doug Samuelson, General Counsel and Director of Acro Energy Technologies Corp., and Lorne Abony, CEO of Fluid Music; they will discuss their experiences of listing on TSX Venture Exchange and Toronto Stock Exchange respectively.

The event will also provide the opportunity for one-on-one sessions with campaign sponsors on cross-border legal, accounting and banking considerations.

Future U.S. Campaign Information Sessions

Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange will visit three additional cities as part of the 2009 U.S. Campaign. To register, to view the campaign's launch webcast from earlier this year, and to find more information about future events, please visit

    DATE                          CITY
    October 15, 2009              Miami
    October 28 and 29, 2009       Phoenix
    November 19, 2009             Minneapolis

    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,; Esther Koo, Southard Communications, (212) 777-2220,

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