IIAC Blog

January 19, 2016

PULLING OUT THE STOPS TO RESCUE THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE (IIAC BLOG)

The singular event that has drawn considerable attention to the investment industry during the past year has been the steady withdrawal of boutique dealers from IIROC registration through mergers and amalgamations, the shuttering of operations or a shift to lighter registration, notably Exempt Dealer status.

The plight of the small dealer boutique firm has coincided with the collapse of the public venture market, the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV).

In my latest Letter from the President, I discuss the issues facing small dealer boutique firms, the factors contributing to the decline in the TSXV, and the steps …