TMX Group Equity Exchanges Ranked First in the World for Number of New
Listings in 2012
Third in the World for Equity Capital Raised
TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced that
combined, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange were first in the
world among global exchanges by number of new listings for the fourth
consecutive year, according to data from the World Federation of Exchanges
(WFE) as of December 31, 2012.
Toronto Stock Exchange welcomed 132 new issuers, including 28 graduates, and
TSX Venture Exchange welcomed 161 new issuers for a total of 293 new listings
in 2012. TMX Group was third in the world for new international listings in
2012, with 31, as compared to 33 at London Stock Exchange Group and 32 at NYSE
TMX Group's equity exchanges also ranked third in the world for equity capital
raised, according to the WFE. Issuers listed on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX
Venture Exchange raised $56.3 billion in 2012. TMX Group's equity exchanges
were behind only NASDAQ OMX, which was ranked second and NYSE Euronext, which
was ranked first. TMX Group moved up from 2011 when it was sixth in the world.
"We are extremely proud to be a premier listing destination and to once again
rank among the world's top performing exchanges," said Kevan Cowan, President,
TSX Markets and Group Head of Equities, TMX Group. "We are fully dedicated to
attracting new issuers and to providing the companies on our markets with the
access to capital they need to achieve their business objectives."
The WFE report also indicated that TMX Group was seventh in the world in terms
of total market capitalization in 2012.
About TMX Group (TSX:X)
TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and
clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and
energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha Group,
The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montreal Exchange, Canadian
Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, Boston Options
Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom and other TMX Group
companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities,
depository services, 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, Beijing and Sydney. For
more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com. Follow
TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup.
Aimee Paget Communications Specialist TMX Group 416-947-4685
SOURCE: TMX Group Inc.
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