OTTAWA, April 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange kick off their 2012 Canadian Financing Series, "A Growth Platform for Canadian Entrepreneurs", in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 10.
This workshop is tailored to executives of local-area 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.
|| Fairmont Chateau Laurier
1 Rideau Street
|| Tuesday, April 10, 2012
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
|| Welcome remarks/keynote
Canadian and international market update
Best practices for going public panel discussion
Finance panel discussion with leading Canadian investment banks
|| Kevan Cowan, President, TSX Markets and Group Head of Equities
Bruce Lazenby, CEO, Invest Ottawa
For the Ottawa workshop, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange have partnered with Invest Ottawa, as well as capital market professionals including Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l., FMC Law, Mackie Research Capital Corporation, Raymond James, BMO Capital Markets and Equicom. KPMG will also provide their perspective to one of the panel discussions.
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. Together, the exchanges were sixth in the world for equity capital raised.
Journalists who wish to attend should contact Catherine Kee, 416-814-8834 / 416-671-1704, [email protected].
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, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, Boston Options Exchange (BOX), 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 and Beijing. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup.
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