Understanding the Canadian Capital Markets

Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) have provided access to equity capital to issuers for over 150 years, and are successful because of the peer group of their issuers, a deep and liquid trading and investing environment, and the expertise and innovation exhibited by their stakeholders.

TSX and TSXV are home to more than 3,800 issuers

As at December 31, 2012

Canadian Market Issuers

TSX and TSXV provide a liquid and well-regulated secondary market

Billions of Shares Traded on TSXV
Billions of Shares Traded on TSX

TSX and TSXV have a history of expertise and innovation

TSX and TSXV are global leaders in the listing of companies across all industry sectors. The strong support in the Canadian market has helped expand our expertise beyond the natural resource sectors, to include the dynamic and innovative science sectors.

Innovation also extends to listing vehicles. The Capital Pool Company© (CPC™) program on TSX Venture Exchange allows seasoned directors and officers to raise capital with no commercial operations, but with a two year timeline in which to acquire a business or investment that meets listing criteria. Learn more about the CPC Program here.