Toronto’s venture exchange attracting cleantech listings

Toronto's venture exchange attracting cleantech listingsOrlee Wertheim, Business Development executive at TMX Group, presented at the 5th Annual Cleantech and Technology Metals Summit, held recently in Toronto.

TMX Group operates the Toronto Stock Exchange, Canada’s largest equity market, and TSX Venture Exchange. TSX Venture was Number 1 in the world last year for raising equity for mining companies.

There are more than 1,300 mining companies listed in Toronto — but the new growth area is in the listing of cleantech companies: there are now 112 such companies listed. 

In her presentation video, Orlee Wertheim:

  • Shows how important Toronto is for raising equity capital, coming third in the world ahead of both Australia and London.
  • Details the size of the mining sector on the TSX Venture, and the growth in foreign companies listing there.
  • Explains the importance of the Toronto exchange for investors in the U.S. and Europe seeking exposure to the mining space.
  • Outlines how the TSX and TSX.V are working to attract more companies, including  by reduction in fees.