Market Opens

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Horizons ETFs Opens the Market

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Steve Hawkins, President and Co-CEO, Horizons ETFs, joined Dani Lipkin, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds, Closed-End Funds, and Structured Notes, TMX Group to celebrate ten years since listing their first Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) on Toronto Stock Exchange. Horizons ETFs is a financial services company and a subsidiary of the Mirae Asset Financial Group. On January 8, 2007, Horizons listed its first two ETFs on Toronto Stock Exchange, Horizons BetaPro S&P/TSX 60 Bull Plus ETF (HXU) and Horizons BetaPro S&P/TSX 60 Bear Plus ETF (HXD). As at December 31, 2016, Horizons had 76 ETFs listed on TSX with a market capitalization of over $6.2 billion, and added another listing in January.

Bay Street Hoops Opens the Market

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Taje Mohabir, Chair, Bay Street Hoops joined Jeff Foster, Head, Business Development, Equities Trading, TMX Group to open the market to celebrate the 23rd annual Bay Street Hoops basketball tournament. Bay Street Hoops is a not-for-profit organization working to raise funds on behalf of KidSport Ontario and Drive for Dreams. Over 600 participants from Toronto accounting, law and financial services firms and other corporations will compete the weekend of March 30 - April 1 at the University of Toronto Athletic Center, with the goal of making sports more accessible to children and youth in Toronto. Since 1995, Bay Street Hoops has raised over 2.5 million for children and youth charities.

Vanguard Investments Canada Opens the Market

Friday, February 10, 2017
Atul Tiwari, Managing Director and Head of Canada, Vanguard Investments Canada Inc., joined Dani Lipkin, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds, Closed-End Funds, and Structured Notes, TMX Group to open the market to launch four new Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs): Vanguard Canadian Government Bond Index ETF (VGV); Vanguard Canadian Corporate Bond Index ETF (VCB); Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Government Bond Index ETF (VSG); and Vanguard Canadian Long-Term Bond Index ETF (VLB). Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. is a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of The Vanguard Group, Inc. and manages over $10 billion in assets. VGV; VCB; VSG; and VLB commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on February 7, 2017.

Hamilton Capital Partners Opens the Market

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Hamilton Capital Partners, including Managing Partner, Rob Wessel, joined Dani Lipkin, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds, Closed-End Funds, and Structured Notes, TMX Group to open the market to launch Hamilton Capital Global Financials Yield ETF (HFY). Hamilton Capital is an investment manager headquartered in Toronto, specializing in equity investments in financial services. HFY commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on February 7, 2017.

Invesco Canada Opens the Market

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Christopher Doll, Vice President, Product & Business Strategy, Invesco Canada Ltd., joined Dani Lipkin, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds, Closed-End Funds, and Structured Notes, TMX Group to open the market to launch two new series Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs): PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Index ETF - CAD (ULV.C); and PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Index ETF - USD (ULV.U). Invesco Canada Ltd. operates three distinct product brands, Trimark, Invesco and PowerShares with a singular focus on investment management, offering a diversified suite of solutions to institutions organizations, companies and individual investors globally. ULV.C; and ULV.U commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on January 31, 2017.
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