NEW YORK, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces, today announced that Anterra Energy, Inc. (OTCQX: ATERF; TSX.V: AE.A), an oil and gas exploration company located in western Canada, has been approved to trade on OTCQX®, the best marketplace with qualified companies.
Anterra Energy began trading today on OTCQX International, a segment of the OTCQX marketplace reserved for high-quality non-U.S. companies that are listed on a qualified international exchange, undergo management reviews and provide their home country disclosure to U.S. investors. U.S. investors can find current financial disclosures and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcmarkets.com.
"We are pleased to welcome Anterra Energy to OTCQX," said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and CEO of OTC Markets Group. "OTCQX provides qualifying companies like Anterra the ability to distinguish itself in the U.S. market and increase its visibility with traders, investors, analysts and the media through high-quality disclosure, transparent trading and ease of access to company information. We look forward to supporting the management team at Anterra as they continue to grow the company and provide a robust public market for their shares."
"Qualifying for OTCQX is an important milestone for Anterra and demonstrates our commitment to providing our U.S. investors convenient access to the same timely news and information enjoyed by investors in Canada, our home market," said Dr. Gang Fang, Chief Executive Officer of Anterra Energy, Inc.
Merriman Capital, Inc. will serve as Anterra Energy's Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing professional guidance on OTCQX requirements.
Anterra is an independent oil focused junior exploration and production company with an expanding presence in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. The company is actively engaged in the acquisition, development and production of oil and natural gas complemented by the operation of fee-based midstream facilities. The company is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. Additional information is available on the company's website at www.anterraenergy.com. Anterra is a public Canadian company listed on the TSXV under the symbol AE.A. and in the U.S. on OTCQX under the symbol ATERF.
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