Difference Capital graduates to TSX

Canadian specialty financial services firm Difference Capital Financial has received final approval to list shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). The firm commenced trading of common shares and debentures on TSX on October 21, 2013 under the symbol  “DCF” and “DCF.DB”. Difference Capital was simultaneously delisted from the TSX Venture Exchange.


Difference Capital Announces Receipt of Final Approval to Graduate to TSX

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 21, 2013) – Difference Capital Financial Inc. (“DCF”) (TSX VENTURE:DCF), a leading specialty financial services company, is pleased to announce that it has received final approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) to graduate from the TSX Venture Exchange and list its common shares (the “Common Shares”) and unsecured convertible debentures (the “Debentures”) on the TSX.

The Common Shares and Debentures will commence trading on the TSX effective as of the opening of the markets on October 21, 2013. Upon listing of the securities on the TSX, DCF’s Common Shares will continue to trade under the symbol “DCF” and its Debentures will trade under the symbol “DCF.DB”.

Regarding the graduation to the TSX, DCF’s Executive Chairman Michael Wekerle said “to receive the validation of a listing on a senior exchange like the TSX is a significant achievement for our management team and our strategic partners. We believe a senior listing will enhance the visibility of our unique financial services model and provide improved access to capital markets and a more diverse investor base.”

In connection with the listing on the TSX, DCF Common Shares and Debentures will be delisted from TSX Venture Exchange upon commencement of trading on the TSX this October 21, 2013.

About Difference Capital Financial Inc.

Difference Capital Financial Inc. is a publicly-listed, Toronto-based specialty finance company focused on creating shareholder value through strategic investments in, and advisory services for, growth companies, particularly in the technology, media and healthcare sectors, as well as through opportunistic investments in undervalued financial assets and real property.

Cautionary Notes

This release includes forward-looking statements regarding DCF and its business. Such statements are based on the current expectations and views of future events of DCF’s management. In some cases the forward-looking statements can be identified by words or phrases such as “may”, “will”, “expect”, “plan”, “anticipate”, “intend”, “potential”, “estimate”, “believe” or the negative of these terms, or other similar expressions intended to identify forward-looking statements. The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release may not occur and could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties beyond the control of DCF. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. Forward-looking statements and information by their nature are based on assumptions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual results, performance or achievements, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statement or information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements or information. Except as required by applicable securities laws, forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and DCF undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Neither the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

Difference Capital Financial Inc.
Neil Johnson
Chief Executive Officer
416 649 5088

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