NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced that R. Cromwell Coulson, President and CEO, will speak in a workshop at Bank Director magazine's 20th annual Acquire or Be Acquired Conference taking place January 26-28 in Phoenix, AZ.
The workshop, entitled "The Path to Shareholder Liquidity" and taking place on January 26 at 9:25 a.m., will explore how community banks can maximize the benefits of being publicly traded. Mr. Coulson will be joined by Kimble Cannon, Director of the Financial Institutions Group at Houlihan Lokey, and Chet Fenimore, Managing Partner at Fenimore Kay Harrison & Ford, LLP.
Other topics Mr. Coulson will discuss include:
- Public and private marketplace options for community and regional banks
- Liquidity options for current bank shareholders and investors who acquire shares under the new JOBS Act financing options (Reg A+ and Reg D 506 General Solicitation)
- OTC Markets Group's new OTCQX® Banks marketplace for regional and community banks, scheduled to launch in Q1 2014
- OTC Markets Group's planned changes to make OTCQB® a better venture stage marketplace where most community banks are currently traded.
Widely regarded as the financial industry's premier M&A and growth event, Bank Director's Acquire or Be Acquired Conference attracts hundreds of bank CEOs, CFOs, Chairmen and outside directors every year. For more about the conference or to register, visit http://www.bankdirector.com/index.php/conferences/acquire-or-be-acquired/ or contact Bank Director directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About OTC Markets Group Inc.
OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces for 10,000 U.S. and global securities. Through our OTC Link® ATS, we directly link a diverse network of broker-dealers that provide liquidity and execution services for a wide spectrum of securities. We organize these securities into marketplaces to better inform investors of opportunities and risks – OTCQX®, The Best Marketplace with Qualified Companies; OTCQB®, The Venture Stage Marketplace with U.S. Reporting Companies; and OTC Pink®, The Open Marketplace with Variable Reporting Companies. Our data-driven platform enables investors to easily trade through the broker of their choice at the best possible price and empowers a broad range of companies to improve the quality and availability of information for their investors. To learn more about how we create better informed and more efficient financial marketplaces, visit www.otcmarkets.com.
OTC Link® ATS is operated by OTC Link LLC, member FINRA/SIPC and SEC regulated ATS.
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