TMX Group Equity Financing Statistics - March 2012

Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange

TORONTO, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - TMX Group today announced its financing activity on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange for March 2012.

Toronto Stock Exchange welcomed eight new issuers in March 2012, down from 15 in February 2012 and 17 in March 2011. The new listings included three exchange traded funds and two mining companies. Total financings raised was down 33% in March 2012 compared to the previous month and was down 12% compared to the same month a year earlier. However, on a year-to-date basis, total financings raised exceeded 2011 figures by 40%.

TSX Venture Exchange listed 23 new issuers in March 2012, ahead of both the previous month, when there were 20, and March 2011, when there were 17. Of the new listings, five were from the mining sector, one was from the clean technology sector and one was from the oil and gas sector. Total financings raised in March 2012 was up 182% compared to February 2012, though it was down 43% from the same month a year earlier. Year-to-date, the number of new issuers listed and the number of graduates to Toronto Stock Exchange both exceeded 2011 levels.

TMX Group consolidated trading statistics for March 2012 can be viewed at www.tmx.com.

Toronto Stock Exchange

  March 2012 February 2012 March 2011
Issuers Listed 1581 1,590 1,516
New Issuers Listed 8 15 17
IPOs 6 10 12
Graduates from TSXV 1 5 2
Issues Listed 2,205 2,203 2,086
IPO Financings Raised $150,327,000 $166,105,165 $929,197,612
Secondary Financings Raised $2,582,015,957 $4,123,365,540 $2,658,957,662
Supplemental Financings Raised $1,687,382,292 $2,306,514,051 $1,450,261,496
Total Financings Raised $4,419,725,249 $6,595,984,756 $5,038,416,770
Market Cap Listed Issues $2,123,736,077,487 $2,148,455,780,869 $2,318,843,503,854

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % change
New Issuers Listed 31 43 -27.9
IPOs 21 31 -32.3
Graduates from TSXV 9 6 +50.0
IPO Financings Raised $470,432,165 $1,557,197,652 -69.8
Secondary Financings Raised $9,985,154,399 $5,287,490,400 +88.8
Supplemental Financings Raised $4,880,971,550 $4,099,535,764 +19.1
Total Financings Raised $15,336,558,114 $10,944,223,816 +40.1
Market Cap Listed Issues $2,123,736,077,487 $2,318,843,503,854 -8.4

TSX Venture Exchange

  March 2012 February 2012 March 2011
Issuers Listed 2,473 2,456 2,403
New Issuers Listed 23 20 17
IPOs 18 12 11
Graduates to TSX 1 5 2
Issues Listed 2,563 2,543 2,470
IPO Financings Raised $19,021,157 $9,406,600 $75,606,500
Secondary Financings Raised (1) $403,415,124 $36,861,868 $508,310,833
Supplemental Financings Raised $498,193,117 $279,735,999 $1,023,061,585
Total Financings Raised $920,629,397 $326,004,467 $1,606,978,918
Market Cap Listed Issues $52,269,679,510 $54,840,033,674 $77,480,009,227

Year-to-date Statistics

  2012 2011 % Change
New Issuers Listed 55 48 +14.6
IPOs 40 36 +11.1
Graduates to TSX 9 6 +50.0
IPO Financings Raised $35,819,357 $99,191,050 -63.9
Secondary Financings Raised (1) $571,771,780 $1,018,798,503 -43.9
Supplemental Financings Raised $1,145,812,817 $2,323,437,183 -50.7
Total Financings Raised $1,753,403,954 $3,441,426,736 -49.1
Market Cap Listed Issues $52,269,679,510 $77,480,009,227 -32.5

(1)     Secondary financings include prospectus offerings on both a  treasury and secondary basis

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 March 2012

Toronto Stock Exchange

Issuer Name Company Symbol
Quest Rare Minerals Ltd. QRM
Newcrest Mining Limited NM
Horizons Natural Gas Yield ETF HNY
Horizons Crude Oil Yield ETF HOY
Horizons Silver Yield ETF HZY
Currency Exchange International, Corp. CXI
Middlefield Income Plus II Corp. MIP
Strategic Income Allocation Fund SIF

TSX Venture Exchange

Issuer Name Company Symbol
Atico Mining Corporation ATY
Big Five Capital Corp. BGF.P
C Level III Inc. CLV.P
Chelsea Acquisition Corporation CAV.P
Iron Tank Resources Corp. TNK
Manado Gold Corp. MDO
Megal Capital Corporation MGL.P
Nebo Capital Corp. NBO.P
Northern Financial Corporation NFC
NSX Silver Inc. NSY
Pantheon Ventures Ltd. PVX
Raging River Exploration Inc. RRX (RRX.WT)
Solutions4CO2 Inc. SFC
Spur Ventures Inc. SVU
Stratton Capital Corp. SNK.P
Thunderstruck Resources Ltd. AWE.P
Triumph Ventures II Corporation TVT.P
Triumph Venture III Corporation TVP.P
Unique Resources Corp. UQ
Unite Capital Corp. UNT.P
Wand Capital Corporation WNC.P
Whiteknight Acquisitions II Inc. WKN.P
Zuri Capital Corp. ZUR.P

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, 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.

 

SOURCE Toronto Stock Exchange



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