Capital Market Highlights: Financing Activity
The TSX and TSX Venture maintained their status as a global leaders in new listings. $57.7 billion was raised in these two exchanges in 2015. For the mining sector, there were 25 new listings on the TSXV and 4 on the TSX. For equity capital raised in the mining sector, $1.0 billion was on TSXV and $5.7 billion was on the TSX. According to the Market Intelligence Group, there were 932 financings on the TSXV and 191 on the TSX for mining equity capital in 2015. The TSX and TSXV provide the best access to capital in the world for junior mining explorers.