TSX Group Holds Information Session in Chicago as Part of 2007 US Business Development Campaign

    Canada's largest stock exchange operator offers Chicago a world leading
    market with unique listing strategies for micro to mid-cap public

    CHICAGO, Nov. 7 /CNW/ - TSX Group Inc. (TSX:X), operator of Toronto Stock
Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V), will hold an information
session today in Chicago at the Park Hyatt Chicago targeting micro to mid-cap
public companies in various sectors including technology, life sciences and
    The event will be emceed by Kevan Cowan, President of TSX-V, and will
begin with a Keynote Luncheon at noon. This lunch will feature remarks from
the CEO of TSX Group, Richard Nesbitt, regarding TSX Group's 2007 US business
development campaign and why over 125 US companies have chosen TSX and TSX-V
as listing destinations. Presentations by Steve Hockett, CEO of Rapid Brands
(TSXV:RAP), and Donald Kramer, CEO of Northstar Healthcare (TSX:NHC), will
follow. These CEOs will speak on their companies' decisions to list on TSX-V
and TSX and the consequent benefits. The luncheon will be followed by the
Going Public Workshop from 2PM to 5PM and a networking reception.
Registrations to attend may be submitted online at www.tsx.com/usa or
processed at the event. The event is free of charge.
    TSX Group provides a world leading market for micro to mid-cap public
companies that offers unique listing strategies along with a mentorship
program to foster and support growth. TSX and TSX-V form the second largest
equity exchange group in the world by number of listings, third largest
exchange by market capitalization in North America and list the second highest
number of technology companies in the world. With consistently strong levels
of follow-on financing, high investor trust and approximately 40% of trading
volume originating from the US, TSX Group presents a capital opportunity for
US companies.
    TSX Group's US business development campaign focuses on increasing
awareness regarding opportunities to list on TSX, the senior equity market,
and TSX-V, the junior equity market. Both markets balance robust regulatory
structures with flexibility designed to meet the needs of companies of various
sizes. After Chicago, the campaign will continue to Palo Alto (11/27), and San
Diego (11/29). In addition to providing an overview of the advantages of
listing, unique listing strategies and services offered for listed companies,
each information session will feature CEOs of US-based companies addressing
how listing on a TSX Group exchange has impacted operations and financing
    The reach of Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange extends
internationally, providing access to capital for more than 3,900 listed
companies. $2.2 trillion USD in listed issuer market capitalization and
leading-edge trading technology make TSX Group a dynamic source of North
American capital.

    TSX Group operates Canada's two national stock exchanges, Toronto Stock
Exchange serving the senior equity market and TSX Venture Exchange serving the
public venture equity market, Natural Gas Exchange (NGX), a leading North
American exchange for the trading and clearing of natural gas and electricity
contracts and Shorcan Brokers Limited, the country's first fixed income
inter-dealer broker. TSX Group also owns The Equicom Group Inc., a leading
provider of investor relations and related corporate communication services in
Canada. TSX Group is headquartered in Toronto and maintains offices in
Montreal, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver.

For further information:

For further information: Esther Koo, Southard Communications, (212)
777-2220, esther@southardinc.com; Steve Kee, Director, Media & Marketing, TSX
Group Inc., (416) 947-4682, steve.kee@tsx.com

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