TMX Group Participates Virtually at PDAC 2021

March 5, 2021

Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange are patron sponsors

March 5, 2021 (TORONTO, ON) – TMX Group, the global exchange leader in mining, is pleased to support the 2021 Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's (PDAC) Annual Convention, taking place virtually from March 8-11. Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV), home to approximately half of the world's public mining companies, will mark this year's event with a series of virtual market opens and closes throughout the week featuring delegations from key international mining jurisdictions.

"The annual PDAC convention is the world's largest mining conference and a premier event that Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange look forward to each year. It's an opportunity for companies, investors and government policy makers from around the world to come together," said Loui Anastasopoulos, President, Capital Formation & Enterprise Marketing Officer, TMX Group. "While current conditions preclude us from hosting the global mining community in Toronto this year, important dialogue continues and representatives from our exchanges will be active participants in the virtual sessions. We continue to support industry efforts to move the mining sector forward in a way that balances social and environmental issues with access to critical metallic commodities that support the global economy."

In addition to the virtual market open and close ceremonies, the Exchanges will participate in country-specific events, including the Brazilian-Canada Chamber of Commerce and Peru-Canada Chamber of Commerce mining panels/forums, the MineAfrica seminar, PDAC official programs, as well as a Capital Pool Company program presentation at the TSX/TSXV virtual booth and an Ontario Securities Commission technical short course.

Virtual Market Open/Close Ceremonies:

DateMarket OpenMarket Close
Monday, March 8 PDAC -
Tuesday, March 9 - Brazilian delegation
Wednesday, March 10 - Peruvian delegation
Thursday, March 11 Australian delegation

TSX and TSXV are the world's leading listing and public capital raising venue for mining companies. As of January 31, 2021, the Exchanges were home to 1,147 mining issuers with a combined market capitalization of almost $509 billion. TSX and TSXV mining companies completed 1,642 mining financing transactions in 2020, representing approximately 52% of the total public mining financing activity globally. For more information, visit

For Market Openings and Closings: Media may pick up a feed from the TOC (television operations centre) for all market open/close ceremonies. The feed is named TSX Transmit 1 (HD-SDI) and is produced at the TMX Market Centre and sent live to the TOC. To pick up the feed via the Dejero network, please contact The client feature video will begin playing on the TMX media wall at approximately 9:29 a.m. ET and 3:59 p.m. ET respectively, and the markets will open/close with the sound of a siren at 9:30 a.m. ET. and 4:00 p.m. ET.

About TMX Group (TSX:X)

TMX Group operates global markets, and builds digital communities and analytic solutions that facilitate the funding, growth and success of businesses, traders and investors. TMX Group's key operations include Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TSX Alpha Exchange, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montréal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, and Trayport which provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, technology solutions, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across North America (Montréal, Calgary, Vancouver and New York), as well as in key international markets including London and Singapore. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at Follow TMX Group on Twitter: @TMXGroup


For more information please contact:

Catherine Kee
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications & Media Relations
TMX Group

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