March 6, 2014 (TORONTO) - TMX Group today announced its financing activity on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange for February 2014.
Toronto Stock Exchange welcomed 16 new issuers in February 2014, up from 6 the previous month and up from 3 the same month a year earlier. The new listings included 12 exchange traded funds, 2 mining companies, 1 structured product and 1 diversified industries company. Total financings raised in February 2014 decreased 49% compared to the previous month, but was up 75% compared to February 2013. The total number of financings in February 2014 was 63, up from 46 the previous month, and up from 33 the same month a year earlier.
TSX Venture Exchange welcomed 4 new issuers in February 2014, down from 6 the previous month, but up from 3 in February 2013. The new listings included 1 life sciences company, 1 mining company, 1 oil & gas company and 1 company from the Capital Pool Company program. Total financings raised in February 2014 increased 119% from the previous month, and increased 34% from February 2013. There were 128 financings in February 2014 compared to 163 in January 2014 and 146 the same month a year earlier.
TMX Group consolidated trading statistics for February 2014 can be viewed at www.tmx.com.
About TMX Group (TSX: X)
TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses 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, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, 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 http://www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at https://twitter.com/tmxgroup.