TMX Group Welcomes PDAC 2012 Delegates to Toronto
Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange to participate in conference events
March 5, 2012 (TORONTO, ON) – TMX Group, the world-leading mining exchange group, is pleased to welcome the international mining community to Toronto for the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's (PDAC) International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange. TMX Group will participate in 15 events at the convention, which is being held from March 4 to 7, 2012.
On Sunday, March 4, TMX Group hosted a workshop on accessing the world's largest natural resource market. Today, delegates from the Brazilian mining community will open trading on Toronto Stock Exchange. Also today, TMX Group will participate in Gowlings' Latin America Mining Market panel discussion, as well as Heenan Blaikie's seminar, “TSX and TSXV issuers with African properties meet Chinese investors”.
On Tuesday, March 6, representatives from PDAC will join TMX Group executives to open the market. Kevan Cowan, President, TSX Markets and Group Head of Equities will also be participating on a panel at the Mexico Mining Day Conference.
On Wednesday, March 7, the Mexican mining delegation will open trading on Toronto Stock Exchange. Events will conclude with the Mining Industry Hold'em For Life Charity Challenge, which TMX Group is sponsoring.
“TMX Group is pleased to once again be actively involved in the PDAC Convention this year,” said Kevan Cowan. “The convention provides an important opportunity for our Exchanges to host our current mining customers and to introduce our unique two-tiered market structure to others in the global mining community.”
Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange are the world's number one listings venue for mining companies. As of January 31, 2012, the Exchanges were home to 1,651 mining issuers that have a combined market capitalization of $474 billion.
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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 and Beijing. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup.
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