Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange Launch 2013 U.S. Finance Series
Series shares benefits of going public in Canada for U.S. SMEs
TORONTO and LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and
TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) today launched their 2013 U.S. Finance Series with
their first event in Orange County, California.The Finance Series events
will outline the prominence of the Exchanges as international equity markets
and their expertise in financing, mentoring and supporting small to medium
In 2012, TSX and TSXV were first in the world for new listings and third in
the world for equity financings with $56 billion raised. TSX and TSXV are
also home to over 175 U.S. companies, which is more than any other exchange
group outside of the U.S. Last year, over $4.4 billion was raised by U.S.
companies on the Exchanges. The international reach of TSX and TSXV, as well
as the unique dynamics of the Canadian market, make them effective sources of
capital for U.S.-based SMEs seeking growth financing.
"The U.S. is a very important market for our Exchanges," said Kevan Cowan,
President, TSX Markets and Group Head of Equities, TMX Group. "They provide
an excellent financing alternative for U.S. companies. We have a large
concentration of capital markets experts focused on TSX and TSX Venture
Exchange, which creates a unique two-tier exchange ecosystem for raising
capital quickly and efficiently."
The Finance Series events include an overview of TMX Group and Canadian and
global market conditions, and will cover topics on how to prepare a company to
go-public, how to access capital and future financing options. The Exchanges
are also collaborating with leading investment banks, accounting firms and
legal advisors to provide an understanding of how these equity markets can be
a growth platform for U.S. businesses. Two expert panels will discuss legal
and accounting advice, as well as investment banking advice. The events will
also include one-on-one discussions with campaign partners on cross-border
legal, accounting and banking considerations.
TSX and TSXV will visit four additional cities as part of their 2013 U.S.
Finance Series, including:
September 24, 2013 Denver
October 1, 2013 Chicago
November 5, 2013 Dallas
November 6, 2013 Houston
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, BOX 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 atwww.tmx.com. Follow TMX
Group on Twitter athttp://twitter.com/tmxgroup.
Catherine Kee Manager, Corporate Communications TMX Group 416-814-8834
Esther Koo Southard Communications 212-777-2220 firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE: TSX Group Inc.
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