FT Portfolios Canada Co. Launches Three ETFs on Toronto Stock Exchange
FT Portfolios Canada Co. to open trading on TSX this morning
TORONTO, May 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) today welcomed FT
Portfolios Canada Co. to the Exchange. FT Portfolios Canada Co. is a
privately owned company and an affiliate of Chicago based First Trust
Portfolios L.P. (First Trust), a U.S. registered broker-dealer and U.S.-based
exchange traded fund (ETF) sponsor.
"We are proud that FT Portfolios Canada Co. chose to list its products on
Toronto Stock Exchange," said Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President, TSX. "TSX
is also proud that we continue to innovate and offer a diverse range of ETFs
and other exchange traded products to investors."
To celebrate the listing of FT Portfolios Canada Co.'s three new ETFs on TSX,
Fraser Howell, President and Chief Financial Officer of FT Portfolios Canada
Co., will join Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, ETFs and
Structured Products, TSX, to open trading this morning at 9:30 a.m. ET.
First Trust is the fourth U.S. firm with a Canadian affiliate offering ETFs on
TSX. There are currently 293 ETFs and exchange traded notes listed on TSX with
a combined market capitalization of over $68 billion.
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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
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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
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Catherine Kee Manager, Corporate Communications TMX Group 416-814-8834
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