TSX Venture Exchange Announces the 2015 TSX Venture 50®

February 11, 2015

February 11, 2015 (TORONTO) – TSX Venture Exchange today announced the 2015 TSX Venture 50.

The TSX Venture 50 is an annual ranking of strong performing companies from five sectors: Clean Technology, Diversified Industries, Mining, Oil & Gas, and Technology & Life Sciences.

"TSX Venture Exchange is a unique, world-class venue for small-cap and early-stage companies to access public venture capital to help fuel their business strategies," said John McCoach, President, TSX Venture Exchange. "We are delighted to recognize the success of this year's TSX Venture 50 companies, which are all important contributors to Canada's economy and entrepreneurial success."

The 2015 TSX Venture 50 was determined based on equal weighting of the following measures: market capitalization growth, share price appreciation, trading volume and analyst coverage.

The top ranked company across all sectors is Ikkuma Resources Corp. (IKM), a Calgary-based oil and gas company that listed on TSXV in 2004.

The top performing companies from each industry sector are:

Clean Technology Legend Power Systems Inc. (LPS)
Diversified Industries theScore, Inc. (SCR)
Mining Niocorp Developments Ltd. (NB)
Oil & Gas Ikkuma Resources Corp. (IKM)
Technology & Life Sciences Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (PHM)

The 2015 TSX Venture 50 are:

Clean Technology:
Legend Power Systems Inc. (LPS)
Questor Technology Inc. (QST)
Titanium Corporation Inc. (TIC)
Epicore BioNetworks Inc. (EBN)
Bevo Agro Inc. (BVO)
Clean Seed Capital Group Ltd. (CSX)
H2O Innovation Inc. (HEO)
PyroGenesis Canada Inc. (PYR)
Eguana Technologies Inc. (EGT)
EnWave Corporation (ENW)
Diversified Industries:
theScore, Inc. (SCR)
Jemi Fibre Corp. (JFI)
Parkit Enterprise Inc. (PKT)
Terra Firma Capital Corporation (TII)
People Corporation (PEO)
The Westaim Corporation (WED)
Input Capital Corp. (INP)
XPEL Technologies Corp. (DAP)
International Barrier Technology Inc. (IBH)
Iplayco Corporation Ltd. (IPC)

Niocorp Developments Ltd. (NB)
Excelsior Mining Corp. (MIN)
Nevada Sunrise Gold Corporation (NEV)
NexGen Energy Ltd. (NXE)
Roxgold Inc. (ROG)
Ascot Resources Ltd. (AOT)
Bacanora Minerals Ltd. (BCN)
Kaminak Gold Corporation (KAM)
Red Eagle Mining Corporation (RD)
Columbus Gold Corporation (CGT)

Oil & Gas:
Ikkuma Resources Corp. (IKM)
Mapan Energy Ltd. (MPG)
ArPetrol Ltd. (RPT)
Pine Cliff Energy Ltd. (PNE)
Stonehaven Exploration Ltd. (SE)
Quattro Exploration and Production Ltd. (QXP)
Tuscany Energy Ltd. (TUS)
Toro Oil & Gas Ltd. (TOO)
Kicking Horse Energy Inc. (KCK)
Taipan Resources Inc. (TPN)
Technology & Life Sciences:
Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (PHM)
POET Technologies Inc. (PTK)
Snipp Interactive Inc. (SPN)
EXO U Inc. (EXO)
Photon Control Inc. (PHO)
Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. (SEV)
Engagement Labs Inc. (EL)
Theralase Technologies Inc. (TLT)
Imperus Technologies Corp. (LAB)
ProntoForms Corporation (PFM)

The 1,971 companies listed on TSX Venture Exchange as of December 31, 2014 were screened through the following filters to determine which companies would qualify as potential 2015 TSX Venture 50 candidates:

  • listed on TSX Venture Exchange more than one year as of December 31, 2014
  • listed on TSX Venture Exchange on December 31, 2014
  • market capitalization greater than C$5 million on December 31, 2014
  • closing share price greater than C$0.25 on December 31, 2014
  • share price of at least C$0.10 on December 31, 2013

This is not an invitation to purchase securities listed on TSX Venture Exchange. TMX Group and its affiliates do not endorse or recommend any of the referenced securities or investment advisors. Please seek professional advice to evaluate specific securities.

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Mathieu Labrèche
Manager, Corporate Communications
TMX Group