Maple Group Acquisition Corporation

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Maple Group Acquisition Corporation
Founded 2011
Products Investment Consortium

Maple Group Acquisition Corp. was a consortium of Canadian banks, pension plans, investment funds, and related corporations. It was formed in 2011.

Maple gained control of TMX Group Inc., owner and operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), on July 31, 2012, receiving 91 percent of TMX’s shares for $3.8 billion.[1]

Regulators said Maple Group Acquisition Corp. would be permitted to operate a combined exchange and clearing group involving the TMX Group, along with the alternative Alpha Trading Systems Inc. and the Canadian Depository for Securities Ltd.

Maple Group Acquisition Corporation ("Maple"), was renamed TMX Group Limited on Aug. 10, 2012.


Products and Services

The investors in Maple Group Acquisition Corporation were:

  • Alberta Investment Management Corporation
  • Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  • CIBC World Markets Inc.
  • Desjardins Financial Group
  • Dundee Capital Markets Inc.
  • Fonds de solidarité des travailleurs du Québec (F.T.Q.)
  • National Bank Financial & Co. Inc.
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Scotia Capital Inc.
  • TDSecurities Inc. and
  • The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company.

Key People

References

  1. Maple Group Acquisition Corporation and TMX Group Announce Receipt of No Action Letter from Competition Bureau. MarketWatch.