Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange travel to Phoenix to help finance local companies

    TORONTO, Oct. 1 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. (TSX:X), operator of Toronto Stock
Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, will hold an information session today in
Phoenix at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa.
    The event will begin with the Keynote Luncheon at noon, featuring remarks
from the new CEO of TMX Group, Tom Kloet, who will address why over 140 US
companies, and 17 in 2007 alone, chose its equity exchanges as listing
destinations. The event will be emceed by Kevan Cowan, president of TSX
Markets and Group Equity Head, and will host a presentation from Lorne Abony,
CEO of Fluid Music, and Andy Larson, CFO of MicroPlanet Technology
Corporation. As leaders of US-based companies listed on Toronto Stock Exchange
and TSX Venture Exchange respectively, each will speak on the reasons behind
their listing decisions 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 an integrated, multi-asset class exchange group and world
leading market for resources equities and micro to mid-cap public companies in
all industry sectors. Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange list
nearly 45% of global public energy companies, approximately 55% of public
mining companies and the 2nd highest number of technology companies in the
world. It also provides highly liquid, well-regulated markets for companies
from various other sectors including diversified industrial and cleantech.
    After Phoenix, the company's US business development campaign will
continue to 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
or TSX Venture Exchange. Both markets 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 TSX
exchanges as international resource equities markets and their expertise in
financing, mentoring and supporting small cap companies. The sessions will
also feature CEOs of US companies addressing how listing on a Toronto Stock
Exchange or TSX Venture Exchange has impacted their operations and financing
    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.

    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,
Shorcan, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide trading markets,
clearing facilities, data products and other services to the global financial
community who access Canada's capital markets. 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, Corporate Communications, TMX
Group Inc., (416) 947-4597,; Esther Koo, Southard
Communications, (212) 777-2220,

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