NEW YORK, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces, today announced that AL International, Inc. (OTCQX: YGYI), a multi-dimensional consumer products company, has chosen to trade on OTCQX®, the best OTC marketplace with qualified companies.
AL International will begin trading today on OTCQX U.S., a segment of the OTCQX marketplace reserved for high-quality U.S. companies that meet financial standards and provide timely news and disclosure to investors. Investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcmarkets.com.
"We are pleased AL International has chosen to trade on OTCQX," said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and CEO of OTC Markets Group. "OTCQX companies demonstrate their commitment to providing superior information to investors and maintaining the highest quality standards."
"We are proud to join OTCQX, which will enable us to provide our investors with timely news and information to help them better analyze, value and trade our securities," said Steve Wallach, CEO of AL International.
Gracin & Marlow, LLP will serve as AL International's Designated Advisor for Disclosure ("DAD") on OTCQX, responsible for providing professional guidance on OTCQX requirements and U.S. securities laws.
AL International is a fast-growing, innovative, multi-dimensional company that offers a wide range of consumer products and services, primarily through person-to-person selling relationships that comprise a network of networks. The company, under its subsidiary, CLR Roasters, also is a vertically-integrated producer of the finest coffees for the commercial, retail and direct sales channels. AL International was formed after the merger of Youngevity Essential Life Sciences (www.youngevity.com) and Javalution Coffee Company in the summer of 2011.
CLR Roasters (www.clrroasters.com) was established in 2001 and is a wholly-owned a subsidiary of AL International. CLR Roasters produces coffees under its own Cafe LaRica brand, as well as under a variety of private labels through major national sales outlets and to major customers. It also produces a unique line of coffees with health benefits under the JavaFit® brand.
AL International trades in the U.S. on OTCQX under the symbol "YGYI."
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