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Press release from CNW Group

TMX Group Equity Financing Statistics - August 2012

Friday, September 07, 2012

TMX Group Equity Financing Statistics - August 201213:44 EDT Friday, September 07, 2012Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture ExchangeTORONTO, Sept. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced its financing activity on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange for August 2012.Toronto Stock Exchange welcomed 5 new issuers in August 2012, which was down from the previous month when there were 10, and also down from the same month a year earlier when there were 9. Of the new listings, two were exchange traded funds. Total financings raised was up 38% from August 2011 and down 3% from July 2012. The total number of financings was 41, up from August 2011 when there were 31 and down from July 2012 when there were 49.TSX Venture Exchange welcomed 12 new issuers in August 2012, up from July 2012 when there were 8, but down from the same month a year earlier when there were 25. Six of the new listings were from the mining sector. There were two graduates to Toronto Stock Exchange in August 2012, which was on pace with both July 2012 and August 2011. Total financings raised was down 29% compared to July 2012 and down 36% from August 2011. The total number of financings was 132, up from July 2012 when there were 128 but down from August 2011 when there were 146.TMX Group consolidated trading statistics for August 2012 can be viewed at www.tmx.com.Toronto Stock Exchange  August 2012July 2012August 2011Issuers Listed1,5731,5771,561New Issuers Listed5109IPOs384Graduates from TSXV222Issues Listed2,2082,2172,144IPO Financings Raised$256,145,000$21,500,000$581,950,000Secondary Financings Raised$2,856,726,551$387,251,235$1,282,552,095Supplemental Financings Raised$478,885,010$3,276,030,019$743,630,000Total Financings Raised$3,591,756,561$3,684,781,254$2,608,132,095Total Number of Financings414931Market Cap Listed Issues$2,043,019,544,548$1,989,562,971,807$2,115,509,787,372Year-to-date Statistics  2012 2011% change New Issuers Listed82138-40.6IPOs5792-38.0Graduates from TSXV2227-18.5IPO Financings Raised$1,776,354,205$5,508,617,318-67.8Secondary Financings Raised$18,015,237,469$12,389,146,051+45.4Supplemental Financings Raised$12,402,341,680$9,361,217,648+32.5Total Financings Raised$32,193,933,354$27,258,981,017+18.1Total Number of Financings451479-5.8Market Cap Listed Issues$2,043,019,544,548$2,115,509,787,372-3.4TSX Venture Exchange  August 2012July 2012August 2011Issuers Listed2,4892,4802,424New Issuers Listed12825IPOs6718Graduates to TSX222Issues Listed2,5662,5572,514IPO Financings Raised$4,425,706$59,676,375$59,998,105Secondary Financings Raised (1)$51,598,802$65,458,769$170,376,875Supplemental Financings Raised$294,962,472$366,219,223$315,240,535Total Financings Raised$350,986,980$491,354,367$545,615,515Total Number of Financings132128146Market Cap Listed Issues$42,807,433,124$40,624,375,596$62,292,754,550Year-to-date Statistics  20122011% ChangeNew Issuers Listed119145-17.9IPOs89102-12.7Graduates to TSX2227-18.5IPO Financings Raised$121,109,418$234,516,540-48.4Secondary Financings Raised (1)$932,494,092$2,461,203,345-62.1Supplemental Financings Raised$2,793,532,321$5,562,535,931-49.8Total Financings Raised$3,847,135,831$8,258,225,816-53.4Total Number of Financings1,2191,667-26.9Market Cap Listed Issues$42,807,433,124$62,292,754,550-31.3(1)     Secondary financings include prospectus offerings on both a  treasury and secondary basisNeither 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 August 2012.Toronto Stock Exchange Issuer NameCompany SymbolArgent Energy TrustAETCounterPath CorporationCCViShares U.S. High Dividend Equity Index Fund (CAD-Hedged) ETFXHDPowerShares Tactical Bond ETFPTBU308 Corp.UWETSX Venture Exchange Issuer NameCompany SymbolBenton Resources Inc.BEXBPO Properties Ltd.BPPClermont Capital Inc.XYZ.PKhayyam Minerals Ltd.KYY.PNanton Nickel Corp.NACNiagara Ventures CorporationNIA.PParkside Resources CorporationPKSRed Moon Potash Inc.RMKRespect Your Universe Inc.RYURouge Resources Ltd.ROUTanq Capital CorporationTQ.PUniversal Ventures Inc.UNAbout TMX Group 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, Alpha Exchange, 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, 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.  SOURCE: Toronto Stock ExchangeFor further information: Aimee Paget Communications Specialist TMX Group 416-947-4685 aimee.paget@tmx.com