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  • Redwood Opens The NEO Exchange

    Toronto – March 15, 2017 – Redwood Asset Management (“Redwood”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Purpose Investments Inc. (“Purpose”), including Redwood President, Peter Shippen, and Som Seif, founder and Chief Executive Officer, Purpose, joined Jos Schmitt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange” or “NEO”), to open the market in celebration of the launch... read more
  • NEO Connect Supports Offering Memorandum Funds

    Dealer activity on Canada’s new fund distribution platform continues to grow

    TORONTO – March 14, 2017 – Aequitas NEO Connect (“NEO Connect”) is pleased to announce the launch of Offering Memorandum (“OM”) funds on Canada’s newest fund distribution platform. NEO Connect now makes it possible to purchase and redeem both prospectus and OM funds in the same way as buying and selling Exchange Traded Funds (“ETFs”), enabling efficiencies and cost savings that ultimately... read more
  • Invesco Canada Opens The Market

    Toronto – March 9, 2017 – Invesco Canada Ltd. (“Invesco”), including PowerShares Canada Vice President of Product and Business Development, Christopher Doll, joined Jos Schmitt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange”), to open the market in celebration of two new PowerShares exchange-traded-funds (ETFs), representing five ticker symbols, launching on... read more
  • Stock Exchange Bells Ring Around The World In Support Of Gender Equality

    NEO Exchange and Women in ETFs ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’ in Canada

    Representatives of Ring the Bell for Gender Equality partners, including Women in ETFs Canadian Chapter Co-Head, Deborah Frame, joined Jos Schmitt - President and CEO, Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc., to open the NEO Exchange in celebration of International Women’s Day 2017. The Honourable Charles Sousa – Ontario’s Minister of Finance, Som Seif - Founder and CEO, Purpose Investments, Carrie Kirkman -... read more
  • NEO Urges Regulators To Mandate Access To Consolidated Market Data

    Canadian investors and public companies are entitled to transparency and complete information

    Toronto – March 7, 2017 – Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange” or “NEO”) has submitted a formal request to the Canadian Securities Administrators (“CSA”), the provincial securities regulators, urging them to address Canada’s market data issues by mandating access to top-of-book real-time consolidated market data for all Canadian investors, including retail investors and their investment... read more
  • BMO Asset Management Opens The Market

    Toronto – February 28, 2017 – Kevin Gopaul, Head, BMO Global Asset Management Canada, Global Head of ETFs and Chief Investment Officer, BMO Asset Management Inc. (“BMO AM”), joined Jos Schmitt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange”), to open the market, marking the launch of six BMO exchange-traded-funds (ETFs) that began trading on the NEO Exchange... read more
  • BlackRock Canada Opens the Market

    Toronto – February 22, 2017 – BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (“BlackRock Canada”), including Head of iShares, Warren Collier, joined Jos Schmitt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange”), to open the market to launch select iShares exchange-traded-funds (ETFs). BlackRock Canada is a global leader in investment management, risk management and... read more
  • BMO Asset Management To Launch New ETFs On NEO

    Toronto – February 7, 2017 – Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange” or “NEO”) is pleased to announce that BMO Asset Management Inc. (“BMO AM”) plans to list exchange traded funds (ETFs) on NEO.  Subject to receiving final NEO Exchange approval, the following BMO ETFs (the “US Treasury ETFs”) are expected to be listed in mid-February 2017: Fund Name CAD Series Ticker USD Series... read more
  • NEO Expands Online Brokerage Network

    Toronto, January 31, 2017 – Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange” or “NEO”) is pleased to announce that TD Direct Investing has made real-time quotes and online trading available for NEO-listed securities through WebBroker, Advanced Dashboard, and the TD App. This move allows TD clients access to Canadian listings trading on the NEO Exchange. “The support of TD Direct Investing, Canada’s... read more
  • NEO Receives Designated Offshore Securities Market Status by the SEC

    Toronto, January 26, 2017 – Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange” or “NEO”) is pleased to announce it has received designated offshore securities market status from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).  As of January 5, 2017, NEO listed companies and their shareholders can rely on certain safe harbors provided by Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933 (the... read more
  • Invesco to Launch New ETFs on NEO

    Adding two additional series to DWG ETF

    Toronto – January 17, 2017 – Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange” or “NEO”) is pleased to announce that Invesco Canada Ltd. (“Invesco”) is expanding its presence on the NEO Exchange. Invesco has applied to list two new PowerShares ETFs and received approval to list two new series of its NEO-listed PowerShares DWA Global Momentum Index ETF (DWG). PowerShares Canada has filed a preliminary... read more
  • Redwood To Launch Series Of Active Exchange Traded Funds On NEO

    Toronto – January 12, 2017 – Redwood Asset Management (“Redwood”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Purpose Investments Inc. (“Purpose”), and Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange” or “NEO”) are pleased to announce that Redwood plans to launch four exchange traded funds, consisting of six ETF listings, on NEO.  This is the first series of Redwood ETFs to be launched on the public markets, and... read more
  • Scotia iTrade Enables Online Trading of NEO-Listed Securities

    Toronto, December 08, 2016 – Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange” or “NEO”) has announced that Scotia iTrade now offers real-time quotes and direct online trading access to NEO-listed securities.  Direct investing clients of Scotia iTrade are now able to see real-time quotes and have direct online trading access to Invesco Canada’s PowerShares DWA Global Momentum Index ETF, the first... read more
  • A Regulatory Solution To Canada’s Market Data Problem

    NEO Exchange calls on the Canadian Securities Administrators to mandate consolidated market data for retail investors and investment advisors

    Toronto – November 21, 2016 – Aequitas Innovations Inc. and its subsidiary Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO” or “NEO Exchange”) are disappointed that the Competition Bureau of Canada has decided not to continue its investigation into the TMX Group at this stage.  The Competition Bureau opened up an investigation after NEO filed a formal complaint requesting a federal investigation into certain... read more
  • NEO Connect and Invesco Congratulate RBC Investor & Treasury Services for Investment Week Award

    RBC I&TS Wins Best Fund Service Solution 2016

    Toronto, November 17, 2016 – Aequitas NEO Connect (“NEO Connect”), Canada’s new fund distribution platform, and Invesco Canada Ltd. (“Invesco”) proudly congratulate RBC Investor & Treasury Services (RBC I&TS) for winning the Best Fund Service Solution award from Investment Week. The recognition celebrates RBC I&TS as custodian and settlement agent for Platform Traded Funds™ (PTF™) now... read more
  • Aequitas NEO Exchange Wins Business Excellence Award for Innovative Technology

    NEO’s innovative solutions recognized by the Toronto Region Board of Trade

    Toronto, November 15, 2016 – Aequitas NEO Exchange (“NEO Exchange” or “NEO”), Canada’s newest stock exchange, is proud to accept the Technology Innovation Award presented by the Toronto Region Board of Trade at their annual Business Excellence Awards on November 9, 2016. The award recognizes NEO’s innovative technology solutions designed to address industry challenges such as curbing predatory... read more
  • Quotes for NEO-Listed Securities Now Available on Globe and Mail Website

    Toronto, September 27, 2016 – Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange” or “NEO”) today announced that The Globe and Mail is now offering live quotes for NEO-listed securities on its Globe Investor site. The Globe and Mail is one of Canada’s leading news media companies and a trusted source of market information for Canadians. Globe Unlimited subscribers are now able to see real-time quotes on... read more
  • BlackRock Canada Intends to Switch the Listing Venue of Certain iShares Funds from the TSX to NEO

    NEO Exchange prepares to welcome 12 iShares ETF listings

    Toronto – September 13, 2016 – Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange” or “NEO”), Canada’s newest stock exchange, is pleased to announce that BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (“BlackRock Canada”) has announced its intention to move the listing venue for certain iShares exchange-traded funds (ETFs) from the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) to NEO.  This decision marks the first time a... read more
  • NEO-Listed Securities Now Visible on BMO InvestorLine

    Real-time quotes for PowerShares DWA Global Momentum Index ETF (“DWG”) visible to all BMO InvestorLine clients

    Toronto, July 26, 2016 – Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange”) today announced its partnership with BMO InvestorLine, to enable real-time quotes and direct online trading access to NEO-listed securities. BMO InvestorLine is the first bank owned online broker to provide its Self-Directed investors the opportunity to trade NEO-listed securities directly on its discount brokerage... read more
  • Michael Lewis Coming to Toronto in June

    May 5 '16

    Toronto, May 05, 2016 – Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. in association with Toronto Region Board of Trade is pleased to announce Michael Lewis, New York Times best-selling author of The Big Short, Moneyball, The Blind Side and Flashboys, will be speaking at The Sheraton Centre on Thursday, June 09, 2016 at an exclusive luncheon event: “Gamechangers, disruptors and the future of Capital Markets.” A... read more
  • May 2 '16 | NEO Exchange Canadian Market Share in Excess of 6% as ETF Trading Surges

    NEO Exchange Canadian Market Share in Excess of 6% as ETF Trading Surges

    Over 6% of Canadian securities market share by value traded - 2016 to date Over 24% of Canadian ETF market share by value traded - April 2016 Largest average trade size in the most actively traded securities across all Canadian marketplaces - April 2016 Toronto, May 02, 2016 – Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange”) today announced that it has averaged over 6% of Canadian securities... read more
  • May 2 '16 | NEO Exchange Launches New Investor Helpline

    NEO Exchange Launches New Investor Helpline

    Toronto, May 02, 2016 – Today, Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange”) launched its new toll-free NEO Exchange Investor Helpline for investment advisors, investors and businesses looking to raise capital. You can now call the NEO Exchange Investor Helpline, 1-844-567-6424, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, and access information about: how to interact with the NEO... read more
  • The NEO Exchange Starts Trading its First Listed Security

    PowerShares DWA Global Momentum Index ETF Launches on NEO under Symbol DWG

    Toronto - March 31, 2016 – Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (the “NEO Exchange”), Canada’s new national stock exchange, celebrated today the launch of its first listing, Invesco Canada’s PowerShares DWA Global Momentum Index ETF.   Trading under the symbol DWG, this exchange-traded fund is the first listed in Canada based on the relative strength model of Dorsey, Wright & Associates, LLC (DWA).... read more
  • Jan 28 '16 | Aequitas NEO Exchange Receives Application For First Listing

    PowerShares Canada to list its next exchange-traded fund on NEO

    TORONTO – January 28, 2016 – Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO”) is pleased to announce it has received its first listing application. PowerShares Canada1 has filed a preliminary prospectus with Canadian securities regulators for PowerShares DWA Global Momentum Index ETF, and applied to have the ETF listed on NEO. This listing will be the first in a series of new listings expected on NEO in the... read more
  • Jan 12 '16 | Leading Capital Markets Service Providers Meeting the Needs of Aequitas NEO-Listed Companies

    Aequitas NEO Exchange launches NEO Trusted Service Provider Program

    TORONTO – January 12, 2016 – Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (NEO Exchange) is proud to launch its Trusted Service Provider Program to curate a group of advisors and other service providers who are committed to meeting the needs of public companies and investment products.   The NEO trusted service providers are recognized by Canadian capital markets participants as leading experts in their fields,... read more
  • Jul 29 '15 | One of Canada's principal facilitators of retail order flow implements access to the Aequitas Smart Order Router

    One of Canada's principal facilitators of retail order flow implements access to the Aequitas Smart Order Router IRESS now offers its clients access to Aequitas' order routing and latency normalization technology Toronto – July 29, 2015 – Aequitas Technology Services Inc. (Aequitas), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aequitas Innovations Inc., is pleased to announce that IRESS, a leading supplier of... read more
  • Mar 11 '15 | Market Data Fees To Benefit Investors And Capital Raising Companies

    Aequitas NEO Exchange Announces Market Data Fees TORONTO, Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – The Aequitas NEO Exchange has achieved another important milestone in its ramp up to the launch of the NEO Exchange with regulatory approval of its market data fees. The NEO market data fees are designed to help investors make sound investment decisions and ensure trading information of NEO-listed securities... read more
  • Mar 19 '15 | Building A Liquidity Safety Net For Public Companies And Investment Products In Canada

    Building A Liquidity Safety Net For Public Companies And Investment Products In Canada Aequitas NEO Exchange Announces Designated Market Makers TORONTO, Thursday, March 19, 2015 –Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (NEO Exchange) is thrilled to announce the market making firms who will participate in its Designated Market Maker program from launch, a program designed to leverage experience, technology... read more
  • Mar 12 '15 | Aequitas Raises Additional Capital Ahead Of Stock Exchange Launch

    Aequitas Raises Additional Capital Ahead Of Stock Exchange Launch Maintains its Commitment to a Diversified Ownership TORONTO, Thursday, March 12, 2015 – Aequitas Innovations Inc. (Aequitas) is thrilled to announce it has completed a significantly oversubscribed pre-launch share offering, ahead of the March 27, 2015 launch of operations of its stock exchange subsidiary, Aequitas NEO Exchange... read more
  • Jun 23 '15 | A Listing Platform that Champions Public Success

    A Listing Platform that Champions Public Success Aequitas NEO Exchange launches its listing platform for capital raising companies and investment products TORONTO – June 23, 2015 – Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (NEO Exchange) today celebrates another important milestone as Canada’s newest national stock exchange with the launch of its listings platform for capital raising companies and investment... read more