ACCESS GROWTH CAPITAL THROUGH THE PUBLIC MARKETS

Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange are unique growth platforms for U.S. high growth companies. Companies creating their long-term funding strategy should consider all options including traditional venture capital, private equity … and the public markets.

CONVERSATIONS WITH U.S. COMPANIES LISTED ON TSX OR TSXV

A collection of videos focused on insights for accessing growth capital through the public markets with industry experts.

KEY BENEFITS FOR U.S COMPANIES

  • 1
    Access to Capital
    Going public can provide your company with financing opportunities to grow your business via expansion of operations, hiring or acquisitions.
  • 2
    Long-Term Growth
    As a public company, your shares can be used as a currency substitute to acquire target companies, instead of a direct cash offering. Using shares for an acquisition can be a tax-efficient and cost-effective vehicle to finance such a transaction.
  • 3
    Increase Visibility And Prestige
    Going public enhances your company’s visibility. Greater public awareness gained through media coverage, publicly filed documents and coverage of your shares by sector investment analysts can provide your company with a higher profile and greater credibility.
  • 4
    Provide Liquidity For Shareholders
    Becoming a public company establishes a market for your company’s shares, providing your investors with an efficient and regulated vehicle in which to trade their shares.
  • 5
    Create Employee Incentive Mechanisms
    Your employees can participate in the ownership of your company and benefit from being shareholders. Share ownership can have an immediate and tangible value to employees, and can be used as a recruitment incentive.

$1.7B

equity capital raised by U.S companies in 2020

10

new U.S listings in 2020
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WHY GO PUBLIC?

CAPITAL SOLUTIONS

For early-stage companies looking to gain access to public venture capital - or larger, established companies looking to take their business to the next level, going public may be the right fit for your company. Our two-tiered market offers financing and liquidity solutions that can be as unique as the businesses it serves.

GO PUBLIC - WAYS TO GET LISTED

There are multiple pathways to listing on TSX and TSXV.

Financing Alternatives for U.S. Companies At All Stages

RAISE DIFFERENT. ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF CAPITAL FOR STARTUPS

February 22, 2021

Hosted by NYC Innovation Collective, the online panel of industry experts on startup funding discussed innovative ways to fund business expansion for growing startups.

Taking U.S. Companies Public Through a Capital Pool Company (fireside chat with Manny Padda, Founder of New Avenue Capital)

February 10, 2021

Learn about how CPC Founder, Manny Padda, recently helped take Tantalus Systems (TSXV: GRID), a North-Carolina based Smart Grid solutions provider public via the Capital Pool Company Route.

For those unfamiliar with CPC's - they essentially operate in a similar fashion to SPAC's but on a smaller level. These are clean operating vehicles that are publicly-listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and with seasoned directors/officers on the board look for a private company to vend in. It's usually an easier, less costly, and more efficient route for earlier-stage companies.

$8.6B

Equity Capital Raised by U.S companies
in the past 5 years

37

New U.S Listings
in the past 5 years

187

Dual-listed companies

All data as of December 31, 2020 unless otherwise noted.

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Provides year-to-date data on listings, financings and trading activity across Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, broken down by sector and region.

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Get in Touch with Public Market Experts

DANI LIPKIN

DANI LIPKIN

Director, Global Business Development
GEORGE KHALIFE

GEORGE KHALIFE

Vice President, Capital Formation
Midwest U.S.
DELILAH PANIO

DELILAH PANIO

Vice President, Capital Formation
Pacific North West U.S., California, Arizona & Austin

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WHAT INDUSTRY EXPERTS ARE SAYING
TMX Presents: The Podcast - Ep. 005: Sabio CEO Aziz Rahimtoola: Avid Mobile Evangelist
Sabio (TSXV: SBIO), a leading provider of digital TV advertising platforms validated by performance, means wise or experienced in Spanish. In this episode, CEO Aziz Rahimtoola talks to TSX’s Delilah Panio, Vice President of US Business Development, about how being underrepresented in the TV landscape provided the impetus behind the early beginnings of this now-listed TSX Venture Exchange issuer. Learn more about Sabio’s funding story, how they weathered turbulent markets, and what they’re fixated on now.
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TMX Presents: The Podcast - Ep. 004: The Winning Edge - Champion Gaming CEO Ken Hershman Talks More than Just Sports
Champion Gaming (TSXV:WAGR), a sports content, data and analytics company, recently listed on TSX Venture Exchange. CEO Ken Hershman joins host George Khalife to talk about his career journey; how Champion Gaming came to be; and what’s next - including a Metaverse and NFT strategy. They also discuss what led a company from Louisville, Kentucky, to tap into Canada’s public venture market.
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TMX POV - Women Making History in the Public Markets (2022 Edition)
In honor of International Women’s Day today and Women’s History Month in the U.S., let’s celebrate the record year 2021 was for women raising money in the North American public and private markets and consider what this means for women-owned and led businesses.
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TMX Presents: The Podcast - Ep. 001: Planting Hope’s Julia Stamberger plants hope
Got (alternative) milk? Julia Stamberger is the CEO & Co-founder of Planting Hope (TSXV:MYLK), an innovative plant-based and planet-friendly food & beverage products company in Chicago. In this episode, Julia joins host George Khalife to talk about the growth journey of Planting Hope and what led the company to the Canadian capital markets.
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TMX POV - TSX & TSXV: A Gateway to North American Capital
It may be surprising to learn that 40% of trading on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) combined comes from outside of Canada… with a majority coming from the United States (U.S.). For innovative U.S. companies looking to raise growth capital, the Canadian markets can be a gateway to North American capital.
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U.S. Companies

U.S. Companies

Learn about the benefits of going public & the Canadian markets.

U.S. Guide to Listing

U.S. Guide to Listing

Considerations for U.S. Companies including listing requirements.