Neo Exchange -Neo
The Neo Exchange (“Neo”) is the newest stock exchange in Canada. Neo was launched in 2015 and was recognized as a stock exchange by the Canadian Securities Administrators (“CSA”). Furthermore, it is deemed to be a senior stock exchange otherwise known as a non-venture issuer exchange. In addition, the exchange prides itself as having stringent listing policies and a trading platform that discourages predatory practices of High Frequency Traders (HFTs).
The exchange’s trading platform has three trading venues:
Neo – L: This venue gives Neo trader’s orders priority over HFTs.
Neo – N: Priority given to larger long-term investors over smaller orders based on a size/time matching priority. There is also a speed bump of 3-9 milliseconds which delays order from HFTs that would take liquidity out of the market.
Neo-D: As a dark marketplace it offers numerous options for traders while again giving Neo trader’s orders priority over HFTs.
Neo Exchange Listings
Currently the exchange has 15 corporate listings with 53 ETFs and 3 closed-end funds.
The corporate listings include 6 Special Purpose Acquisition Corporation (“SPAC”) listings. As well, the other corporate listings are in the cannabis, psychedelic, real estate, crypto, healthcare and investment sectors.
Neo Exchange Listing Standards
The exchange also has listing policies for SPACs.
Neo Exchange Listing & Annual Fees
In summary the Neo Exchange is a senior stock exchange in Canada that is an alternative to the Toronto Stock Exchange – TSX. If you’d like to learn more about this exchange or one other the other three stock exchanges such as the Toronto Stock Exchange-TSX, TSX Venture Exchange-TSXV, or the Canadian Securities Exchange – CSE please fill out the form to the right. Accordingly, a member of our team will get in touch with you shortly.