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Press release from CNW Group

TMX Group Equity Financing Statistics - May 2012

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

TMX Group Equity Financing Statistics - May 201211:59 EDT Wednesday, June 06, 2012Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture ExchangeTORONTO, June 6, 2012 /CNW/ - TMX Group today announced its financing activity on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange for May 2012.Toronto Stock Exchange listed 10 new issuers in May 2012, down from April 2012 when there were 16 and down from May 2011 when there were 15 new issuers. Of the new listings, 2 were ETFs*, 4 were structured products and 3 were from the mining sector. There were 4 graduates to Toronto Stock Exchange, which was up from 3 the previous month and was on pace with May 2011 when there were also 4 graduates. Total financings raised were up 34% compared to the previous month and were up 2% from the same month a year earlier. The total number of financings in May 2012 was 44, compared to 55 in April 2012 and 58 in May 2011.TSX Venture Exchange welcomed 20 new issuers in May 2012, which was ahead of both April 2012 and May 2011, when there were 15 and 17 issuers listed respectively. The new issuers included 8 mining companies. Total financings raised fell 31% from April 2012 and were down 77% compared to the same month a year earlier. The total number of financings during May 2012 was 158, which is up from 138 in April 2012 and down from 210 in May 2011.TMX Group consolidated trading statistics for May 2012 can be viewed at www.tmx.com.Toronto Stock Exchange  May 2012April 2012May 2011Issuers Listed1,5871,5881,541New Issuers Listed101615IPOs61211Graduates from TSXV434Issues Listed2,2132,2152,110IPO Financings Raised$334,377,040$161,150,000$561,685,190Secondary Financings Raised$1,013,758,716$1,002,267,383$1,165,140,647Supplemental Financings Raised$1,206,996,087$748,680,000$771,756,133Total Financings Raised$2,555,131,843$1,912,097,383$2,498,581,970Total Number of Financings445558Market Cap Listed Issues$1,965,465,486,728$2,101,483,937,567$2,289,099,521,758Year-to-date Statistics 2012 2011% change New Issuers Listed5782-30.5IPOs3958-32.8Graduates from TSXV1613+23.1IPO Financings Raised$965,959,205$3,091,560,792-68.8Secondary Financings Raised$12,001,180,498$8,118,104,262+47.8Supplemental Financings Raised$6,836,647,637$5,491,157,643+24.5Total Financings Raised$19,803,787,340$16,700,822,697+18.6Total Number of Financings307343-10.5Market Cap Listed Issues$1,965,465,486,728$2,289,099,521,758-14.1TSX Venture Exchange  May 2012April 2012May 2011Issuers Listed2,4832,4712,397New Issuers Listed201517IPOs181211Graduates to TSX434Issues Listed2,5672,5592,477IPO Financings Raised$9,551,480$8,058,360$7,926,500Secondary Financings Raised (1)$41,502,000$156,000,844$613,134,459Supplemental Financings Raised$285,047,018$325,956,631$826,452,602Total Financings Raised$336,100,498$490,015,836$1,447,513,561Total Number of Financings158138210Market Cap Listed Issues$43,507,018,827$47,847,171,848$71,849,697,942Year-to-date Statistics 20122011% ChangeNew Issuers Listed9075+20.0IPOs7055+27.3Graduates to TSX1613+23.1IPO Financings Raised$53,429,197$119,459,160-55.3Secondary Financings Raised (1)$769,274,624$1,941,858,722-60.4Supplemental Financings Raised$1,756,816,466$4,032,666,986-56.4Total Financings Raised$2,579,520,287$6,093,984,868-57.7Total Number of Financings8271,167-29.1Market Cap Listed Issues$43,507,018,827$71,849,697,942-39.4(1)     Secondary financings include prospectus offerings on both a  treasury and secondary basis* Please note there were 10 new ETPs in April 2012, rather than 6 as was previously indicated.Neither Toronto Stock Exchange nor TSX Venture Exchange guarantees either the completeness or the accuracy of this information. The information contained in this media release is provided for informational purposes only and you agree not to rely upon the information contained in this media release for any trading, business, or financial purposes.  By using this media release, you expressly agree to the condition that Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange assume no liability or responsibility for any errors or inaccuracies in this media release.TMX Group welcomes the following companies that listed during May 2012.Toronto Stock Exchange Issuer NameCompany SymbolAzimuth Resources LimitedAZHCanadian 50 Advantaged Preferred Share FundCPFCRH Medical CorporationCRHEast Coast Investment Grade Income FundECFElgin Mining Inc.ELGEnergy Leaders Income FundHENHorizons Universa Canadian Black Swan ETFHUTHorizons Universa US Black Swan ETFHUSJFT Strategies FundJFSOrosur Mining Inc.OMITSX Venture Exchange Issuer NameCompany SymbolAlexandra Capital Corp.AXC.PAtoro Capital Corp.TTO.PAzincourt Resources Inc.AAZClear Mountain Resources Corp.CYDakar Resource Corp.DKRDarwin Resources Corp.DARElcora Resources Corp.ERA.PGold Ridge Exploration Corp.GEAGolden Sun Capital Inc.GST.PItuna Capital CorporationTUN.PLateral Capital Corp.LCP.PMacMillan Minerals Inc.MMXMC Partners Inc.MCT.PPrecipitate Gold Corp.PRGSojourn Ventures Inc.SOJ.PSouthTech Capital CorporationSTU.PSpirit Bear Capital Corp.SBG.PTucson Acquisition CorporationTSS.PWalmer Capital Corp.WAL.PZadar Ventures Ltd.ZADAbout TMX Group (TSX-X) 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, TMX Select, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, Boston Options Exchange (BOX), Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, 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. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup.   For further information: Aimee Paget Communications Specialist TMX Group 416-947-4685 aimee.paget@tmx.com