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Press release from CNW Group

Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange Continue 2012 Canadian Financing Series in Calgary

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange Continue 2012 Canadian Financing Series in Calgary10:54 EDT Wednesday, October 17, 2012CALGARY, Oct. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange will continue their 2012 Canadian Financing Series, "A Growth Platform for Canadian Entrepreneurs," in Calgary on Thursday, October 18, 2012.This workshop is tailored to executives of local companies seeking growth capital. It will cover topics related to listing, such as the pros and cons of going public, how to prepare your company for listing, accessing capital and future financing options.WHEN:  Thursday, October 18, 20123:00 - 5:00 p.m.  WHERE: The Metropolitan Conference Centre333 - 4th Avenue SWCalgary, Alberta Strand/Tivoli Room        AGENDA:  Welcome remarks/keynoteCanadian and international market updateBest practices for going public panel discussionFinance panel discussion with leading Canadian investment banks  WHO:  Kevan Cowan, President, TSX Markets and Group Head of Equities, TMX GroupBruce Graham, President & CEO, Calgary Economic Development  For the Calgary workshop, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange have collaborated with Calgary Economic Development and the CFA Society Calgary, as well as Stikeman Elliott LLP, Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP, PwC, PPHB Canada Inc., CIBC World Markets and Mackie Research Capital Corporation.In 2011, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange welcomed 480 new Canadian issuers, and equity capital raised was $51.1 billion on the exchanges. As of September 30, 2012, the exchanges are third in the world for equity capital raised according to the World Federation of Exchanges.Journalists who wish to attend are asked to contact Aimee Paget: or (416) 947-4685/ (647) 283-9526.About 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, 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, 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  Follow TMX Group on Twitter at TSX Group Inc.For further information: Aimee Paget Communications Specialist TMX Group (416) 947- 4685