Market Opens

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Laurentian Bank of Canada Opens the Market

Friday, January 27, 2023
Rania Llewellyn, President and Chief Executive Officer, Laurentian Bank of Canada, and her team, joined Claire Johnson, President, Trust, and Loui Anastasopoulos, Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) to open the market and celebrate Laurentian Bank’s recent partnership with TSX Trust, as well as the Bank’s successful execution of the first year of its new three-year strategic plan, announced in December 2021, to create sustainable, long-term profitable growth. Laurentian Bank is the latest addition to TSX Trust’s portfolio of structured finance clients. As Document Custodian, TSX Trust helps automate traditionally-manual workflows and deliver efficiency to Laurentian’s $11 billion NHA-MBS program, leveraging our best-in-class technology, expertise and approach. Laurentian Bank was successfully onboarded in early December after a smooth transition and able to successfully issue 11 new MBS pools in the first month. “Laurentian Bank is pleased to mark the successful execution of the first year of our three-year strategic plan, said Sarim Farooqi, Senior Vice President and Treasurer at Laurentian Bank. “A key pillar of our plan is to use size to our advantage and leverage strategic partnerships, and our deepening relationship with TSX Trust is a perfect example. The migration to TSX Trust was easy and smooth and we are grateful for the excellent onboarding experience. In addition to a best-in-industry technology platform, TSX Trust brought to the table thought leadership, personalized service and a strong commitment to helping us succeed by truly understanding our needs and becoming an extension of our internal team.”

AME Roundup Closes the Market

Thursday, January 26, 2023
Jill Tsolinas, Chair of the Board of Directors, of the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia ("AME"), as well as supporters and sponsors of AME, joined Dean McPherson, Head, Business Development, Global Mining, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to celebrate the end of AME Roundup 2023 and close the market. The annual AME Roundup conference brings together geoscientists, prospectors, financiers, investors, suppliers, governments and Indigenous partners to engage and share knowledge.

Bradda Head Lithium Limited Opens the Market

Thursday, January 26, 2023
Charles FitzRoy, Chief Executive Officer, and Ian Stalker, Chairman, Bradda Head Lithium Limited (TSXV: BHLI) ("Bradda Head" or the "Company"), together with their company directors and advisors, joined Omar Khafagy, Manager, Corporate Access, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to celebrate the company’s listing on TSX Venture Exchange and to open the market. Bradda Head is a new breed of lithium explorer with assets in the USA and unique exposure across all three main recognised lithium deposit types: brine, hard rock (or pegmatite) and sedimentary (or clay).

Vanguard Investments Canada Opens the Market

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
The team at Vanguard Investments Canada Inc., including Roger Aliaga-Diaz, Head of Portfolio Construction, Vanguard, and Kathy Bock, Managing Director and Head of Vanguard Americas, joined Graham Mackenzie, Managing Director, Exchange Traded Products, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to open the market and celebrate Vanguard’s product innovation and growth in the Canadian market. Vanguard Canada is one of Canada’s largest ETF providers with 37 Canadian ETFs and six mutual funds currently available. With over 10 years in the Canadian market, Vanguard is one of the largest investment management companies in the world, managing $10 Trillion in assets to its more than 30 million investors worldwide including $50 billion in locally-domiciled ETFs.

VettaFi Closes the Market

Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Leland Clemons, Chief Executive of VettaFi, and his team joined John McKenzie, Chief Executive Officer, TMX Group, to close the market and celebrate the strategic investment of TMX in VettaFi that was announced on January 9, 2023. Using data, analytics, indexing, and thought leadership, VettaFi is transforming financial services from an industry to a community—one relationship at a time. They provide a comprehensive suite of global indices through their index factory, robust ETF services including ETF trends and analytics, a global ETF database, and digital distribution.