Market Opens

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Cantech Investment Conference Opens the Market

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Nick Waddell, Founding Editor, Cantech Letter, and delegates of the 2017 Cantech Investment Conference joined Michael Kousaie, Head, Business Development, Technology, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange to open the market from the exhibit floor. Launched in 2014, the Cantech Investment Conference is a technology conference which provides Canadian disruptors with an opportunity to interact with technology sector investors, analysts, journalists and the banking community. The 2017 Conference will feature one-on-one investor meetings and the 7th Annual Cantech Letter Awards Gala. The Cantech Conference and Awards take place on January 18 in Toronto.

Horizons ETFs Opens the Market

Tuesday, January 17, 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 open the market to launch Horizons Absolute Return Global Currency ETF (HARC). Horizons ETFs is a financial services company and a subsidiary of the Mirae Asset Financial Group. Horizons ETFs currently has 76 ETFs listed on Toronto Stock Exchange with a market value of approximately $7 billion. HARC commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on January 17, 2017.

MCAN Mortgage Corporation Opens the Market

Monday, January 16, 2017
Bill Jandrisits, President & Chief Executive Officer, MCAN Mortgage Corporation (MKP) joined Ungad Chadda, President, Capital Formation, Equity Capital Markets, TMX Group to open the market to celebrate 25 years listed on Toronto Stock Exchange. MCAN is a mortgage investment corporation that invests in a diversified portfolio of Canadian mortgages focused on single-family residential mortgages and residential construction loans, as well as other types of loans and investments, real estate and securitization investments. MCAN Mortgage Corporation commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on Jan 16, 1992.

Harvest ETFs Opens the Market

Friday, January 13, 2017
Michael Kovacs, President and CEO, Harvest ETFs, joined Dani Lipkin, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds, Closed-End Funds, and Structured Notes, TMX Group to open the market to launch the conversion of four of its Closed-End Funds into Exchange-Traded Funds: Brand Leaders Plus Income ETF (HBF); Healthcare Leaders Income ETF (HHL); US Buyback Leaders ETF (HUL); and Energy Leaders Plus Income ETF (HPF). Harvest Portfolios Group Inc., manager of the Funds, is a Canadian Investment Management company focused on long-term income generating investment products. HBF; HHL; HUL; and HPF commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on October 24, 2016.

Sprott Asset Management LP Opens the Market

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
James Fox, President, alongside Eric Nuttall, Portfolio Manager, Sprott Asset Management LP, joined Dani Lipkin, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds, Closed-End Funds, and Structured Notes, TMX Group to open the market to launch Sprott Energy Opportunities Trust (NRGY.UN). Sprott Asset Management LP is an independent asset management company that manages the Sprott family of mutual funds, hedge funds, physical bullion funds and specialty products. NRGY.UN commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on December 20, 2016.
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