NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces, today announced that Nanotech Security Corp. (TSX-V: NTS; OTCQX: NTSFF), a leading innovator in the design and commercialization of advanced security products and solutions, has been approved to trade on OTCQX®, the best marketplace with qualified companies.
Nanotech Security begins 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 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 Nanotech Security to the OTCQX marketplace," said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and CEO of OTC Markets Group. "Nanotech joins the many TSX and TSX Venture Exchange listed companies that have chosen to trade on OTCQX to provide their U.S. investors transparent trading and convenient access to their news and disclosure. We look forward to working with Nanotech's management team as they continue to grow their visibility in the U.S. market."
Doug Blakeway, Nanotech's CEO, commented, "We are pleased to have qualified for quotation on OTCQX and are sure that our U.S. investors will appreciate the better trading access and other information this platform provides."
Sanders Ortoli Vaughn-Flam Rosenstadt LLP serves as Nanotech Security's Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing professional guidance on OTCQX requirements and U.S. securities laws.
Nanotech Security is developing nanotechnology based on optical image reproduction processes for creating iridescent and scintillating imagery on documents and products which are visible to the naked eye and have covert anti-counterfeiting and authentication capabilities. Potential uses include every application where holograms are currently used such as currency, legal documents and commercial products. A wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, Tactical Technologies Inc., designs and sell sophisticated communication surveillance and intelligence gathering equipment for use by U.S. law enforcement agencies.
Nanotech Security will trade in the U.S. on OTCQX under the symbol "NTSFF."
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