NEW YORK, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces, today announced that OCI N.V. (OTCQX: OCINY), a leading global nitrogen fertilizer producer and engineering and construction contractor, has chosen to have its American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) traded on OTCQX®, the best OTC marketplace with qualified companies.
OCI N.V. began trading today on OTCQX International Premier, a segment of the OTCQX marketplace reserved for world-leading 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 OCI N.V. has chosen to trade on OTCQX," said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and CEO of OTC Markets Group. "OTCQX is the best OTC marketplace offering qualifying companies like OCI N.V. the means to grow their U.S. shareholder base through high-quality disclosure, transparent trading and ease of access to company information."
"We are proud to join OTCQX, which will enable us to provide our U.S. investors with timely news and information to help them better analyze, value and trade our securities," said Nassef Sawiris, CEO of OCI N.V.
BNY Mellon will serve as OCI N.V.'s Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing professional guidance on OTCQX requirements.
OCI N.V. is a leading global nitrogen fertilizer producer and engineering and construction contractor and is publicly traded on the NYSE Euronext in Amsterdam and OTCQX in the U.S. The company is currently engaged in a transaction whereby it will own its former parent company, Orascom Construction Industries S.A.E. (OCI S.A.E.).
OCI N.V. trades in the U.S. on OTCQX under the symbol "OCINY," where each ADR represents 1 ordinary share.
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