TMX Group’s Sharon Pel Wins Canadian General Counsel Award

June 18, 2013

June 18, 2013 (TORONTO) – TMX Group is proud to announce that Sharon Pel, Senior Vice President, Group Head of Legal and Business Affairs received the top award in the Deal Making category at the 2013 Canadian General Counsel Awards in Toronto last night for her role in the Maple transaction of 2012. The award recognizes innovation, overall complexity and management of internal and external teams in the context of a transaction.

Ms. Pel has been with TMX Group since 2003. Since that time, Ms. Pel has advised on all legal and regulatory issues that arise out of TMX Group's operations and business initiatives, including the creation of TMX Group in 2008 following the combination of Montréal Exchange Inc. and TSX Group Inc. Prior to joining TMX Group, Ms. Pel had been with Torys for 21 years, including the last 13 as a partner.

Tom Kloet, TMX Group CEO said "All of us here extend our congratulations to Sharon for winning this prestigious award. We are very pleased to see a valued member of our executive team recognized by her peers for her hard work and elite leadership throughout the successful completion of the Maple transaction."

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 Follow TMX Group on Twitter at